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The Red Snapper

144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
+1 970-259-3417
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“red snapper” (86 reviews)
“seafood” (42 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely seafood meal - crab stuffed mushrooms was fantastic- I had the Mahi Mahi with risotto my other half had tequila prawns with linguini. All washed down with an excellent Sauvignon. Made a lovely change from some excellent steaks we've had on this trip and...More

Thank GaryS2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With an aquarium in the entry, and other tanks arrayed through the restaurant, Red Snapper announces its specialty from the get-go. Other things are on the menu, but, seriously -- why order anything but seafood at a place named after a fish? Daily specials and...More

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, I was pretty disappointed. The service was good, but the best part of this meal was the wine and the company. For being a long time restaurant in Durango, the Snapper has lost it's place in the high end dining arena. We had a...More

Thank tigerlilykelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People that don't think this place has any atmosphere are either blind deaf or dumb because this place has a great atmosphere there saltwater tanks it's a very nice upscale atmosphere and and the food is fantastic this is the only real seafood place in...More

Thank revDB
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant experience. Arrived for happy hour, half price apps. The bartender was awesome, we enjoyed some great conversation and had outstanding service. The food was decent, not amazing. I would go back

Thank ozzieamy
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We heard about the restaurant from our friends in San Antonio. We weren't disappointed. We also received a coupon for a Death by Chocolate dessert from our hotel. They weren't kidding, it really was death by chocolate and very delicious. They give a very generous...More

1  Thank Originaldemonseed
Reviewed 1 August 2017

not much atmosphere here and very mediocre food. Service was below average. We cant' recommend this one.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My sister lives in Durango. We hadn't been to the Red Snapper in years so I suggested we try it since it used to be one of our favorite restaurants. The food was still very good, but the salad bar didn't seem to have as...More

Thank LindaJohnson53
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The "Red Snapper" is an up scale restaurant with excellent service and food. My steak and wife salmon was excellent Staff friendly and helpful. Set by the kitchen area and watch the grill master do his art.

Thank John K
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Some friends treated me to lunch at the Red Snapper and while I only had soup and salad, I was very impressed the the quality of the salad bar and the homemade clam chowder. All of it was great. The staff was as well. Would...More

Thank gadabout80
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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