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The Red Snapper

144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
+1 970-259-3417
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“red snapper” (83 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is our second visit, We enjoyed ourselves both times. The place is well-maintained, comfortable and looks good if a bit on the old-fashioned side. The menu is similar in anybody can find something to eat but nobody would be intimidated by the entries or...More

Thank dryadsdad
Reviewed 5 days ago

The salad bar had pretty much standard offerings so it got us there but we did not partake. However we did have oysters which were fresh and excellent. For our entree we had steak which was well prepared to the requested temperature. They had a...More

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There salad bar is small but very fresh and has all the right stuff. We added salmon to the executive lunch and it was cook simply and perfectly. FYI, you can taste the love in the claim chowder 💙

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst restaurant I have been to in years. The food was all cold. The prime rib was so tough it was not even chewable. The servers were trying their best, but they were clearly understaffed and our impression was that they were...More

Thank ralphiedog1
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Durango on a business trip and Red Snapper was one of the few places to offer oysters on the half shell but I have never seen oysters so small and old looking. I understand Durango is not the place to get the...More

Thank Doug N
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The Red Snapper has become one of our favorite Durango dining experiences. My husband can get a good steak or his favorite trout and I just love the Salad Bar! I highly recommend the restaurant for it's specials and attentive service!

Thank Bodilda
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We dine at Red Snapper at least 2 times a month. The scallops, filet mignon, lobster, tequila lime shrimp and fish tacos are wonderful, the service is always terrific. The interior of this restaurant is a little out dated but the chef definitely knows what...More

Thank lauralujan
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We were walking the streets of Durango looking for fried mushrooms. We stopped in five restaurants to no avail before happening upon The Red Snapper. The menu outside indicated crab stuffed mushrooms so we went inside. After looking over the menu we decided on oyster...More

Thank travelingcardinals
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I think I had built up my expectations too high. Don't get me wrong, nothing was wrong with the food or service it was good. But I think I was believing I was going to experience. "Knock my socks off" meal. We sat right by...More

Thank COparrotheads
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I chose the Red Snapper last night for Valentines dinner. Atmosphere was great, they had someone playing live music that was perfect. Food was great.If your in Durango Co the Red Snapper is a must

Thank Glenn G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How many raw oysters for $11? Where are they from?
5 June 2015|
Response from DurangoChad | Reviewed this property |
A Half-dozen. They are half priced during Happy Hour 4-6pm. We usually source from Chesapeake Bay, but occasionally British Columbia during off-season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-3417
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