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Ore House

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
+1 970-247-5707
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Steakhouse
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Met some friends there last night for an early dinner. The service was exquisite and the food was top notch. The chef nailed the temperature on my dry aged NY. It was so perfectly tender and juicy. The green chile loaded baked potato was spicy...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We made reservations for the Ore House prior to our arrival in Durango. We arrived on time and were immediately seated even with a waiting line of 15-20 people. Tony was a great server. Spot on recommendations. The onion soup was incredible. The salads were...More

Thank stownsdpd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The dinner was good and the service by Sean was exceptional. We were not rushed and Sean delivered my special martini exactly as ordered. We would have given a 5 star rating if our table had not been nearer the kitchen and we had to...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great place for date night. Ambiance was perfect, the food was amazing, great wine list and the service was impeccable. Do yourself a favor and treat your date to the Ore House!

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a reservation and arrived on time. Even though the restaurant was very crowded, we were seated right on time and were waited on immediately. The whole dining experience was outstanding, including the great service and delicious food. We are coming back to Durango...More

Thank Gerald S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I believe this restaurant has very limited dining hours in the evening. We were able to slip in randomly, but I'd definitely suggest a reservation. Shortly after we were seated, near the hostess' table, we would hear her tell potential guests that the wait was...More

Thank HoosierOnTheGo17
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ordered the Rib Eye, and it was the tastiest steak we have had in years. Since we're from Texas and used to good beef, we asked where their beef came from. They reported that most came from a ranch in Utah, which consistently provided...More

Thank TexasMyTexas68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I ordered Chateau Briand. It's the first time I've seen it on a menu in years. Everything was tender, cooked perfectly and delicious. Would just agree with the other reviews that mention that it is pricey. If that is not an obstacle for...More

Thank Sc00terUte
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a short trip to historic Durango and went to the Ore House our first night there. The Ore House had dinner specials and half off bottles of wine that evening! We had the rack of lamb which was delicious and cooked perfectly. An...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't eaten here in 15 years so was exciting to return for a wonderful steak. The place has become a poor effort at an upscale steak house with a very average choice cut that was a bit tough as was the price. For $35-40 for...More

Thank Bert B
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Questions & Answers
sue r
30 June 2017|
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Response from Steve D | Reviewed this property |
There is no patio.
Austin D
15 November 2016|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi Austin, We have many gluten free options and with enough notice can pretty much make anything on our Menu gluten free. Please just let us know when you make a reservation and we will make sure you are taken care... More
James P
21 July 2016|
Response from jbell48 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. I wore a nice pair of jeans with a dressy top.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
    (Main Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop located right across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5707
Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Durango's oldest and finest restaurants. Featuring hand cut USDA certified Black Angus prime and choice steaks, steaks from ranches surrounding southwest Colorado, sustainable seafood, all natural poultry, seasonal local produce, and homemade desserts.
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