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East by Southwest

160 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5406
+1 970-247-5533
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (147 reviews)
“edamame” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
160 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5406
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good fusion of asian and american food. I really liked the red beet appetizer and the vegetarian fried rice. They are very busy so we waited a little to get a table both times, but it was during the busy holiday season also.

Thank Beviho
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our meals, we came here twice because the first visit was so good. I have a few vegans/vegetarians and they had good options. We did the noodle bowls, and rolls, and thought they were all good. Loved the beet fries as an appetizer.

Thank 3kidsStavanger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told by a friend to make this our dinner stop and we were definitely grateful for the recommendation! We made reservations on Open Table early in the day and when we arrived at the jam-packed restaurant, we were glad that we did. We...More

Thank lunanegra5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called before we went and asked if there were Happy Hour prices and they said yes. We asked the hostess when we arrived and she said, "Yes, we have Happy Hour going on now." Our waiter even showed us the Happy Hour menu when...More

Thank ejohnson1966
Sergio V, Owner at East by Southwest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review. the purpose of Happy Hour is to encourage business during LEAN TIMES. We offer Happy Hour 7 days per week excluding Holidays and periods of peak business as in the week of Christmas & New...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Loved their noodle bowls!! Sushi was fresh as well. Great food and drinks. Service was okay. Would recommend and come back when in town again.

Thank Peggy P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have written 2 other reviews of East by Southwest over the years. I reviewed for different type of meals (dinner vs lunch) and both times I gave it a 5-star rating. Tonight, we had dinner again at East by Southwest. There were 3 of...More

Thank LJ W
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

East by Southwest has great sushi and Japanese and Thai dishes. But the best thing of all is a happy hour lasting until 6:30 and a menu offering a wonderful variety of offerings at really good prices. A bargain in a town not known for...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 31 October 2017

A good restaurant with some unique sushi, combining the traditional flavors with a touch of southwest spices. We went for lunch and they had luncheon specials even on a Saturday, making it a little more affordable. Lunch for 4 cost $65 but everyone loved their...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A wonderful place to eat when you are not in a hurry. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere, the wait will be worth it. Delicious food, excellent choices. I shall return!

Thank GayeSekula
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner. We both ordered curry dishes. We ordered the mild curry. I received the hot curry. I asked the waiter to exchange my meal for the curry I ordered. He brought me a bowl of coconut milk with very little...More

1  Thank karpdog
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3 June 2017|
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Response from Hydi9682 | Property representative |
The gins that we carry are Hendricks, Sapphire, Bombay, and Tanqueray along with our well gin. Hope this answers your question and we look forward to see you soon. Feel free to make a reservation at our web site and let me... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5406
    (East College and 2nd Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5533
  • E-mail
A taste of the Far East in the heart of the Southwest. We create vibrant fusion cuisine rooted in the flavors of Japan & the Pacific Rim. We are proud to serve all organic meats & poultry, such as American Kobe, Kurobuta Pork, & Natural Black Angus Beef. At our sushi bar enjoy cutting edge sushi & sashimi made from the best quality seafood & fresh line caught fish from Hawaiian waters. Our menu offers many tantalizing small dishes. We encourage you to order a variety of them and share amongst your table.
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