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Epicurean Journey to Durango

Making time to explore and enjoy Durango, Colorado is always a treat, especially if you’re headed this way to make the most of the culinary scene at Durango restaurants! If you have three days to spare in the name of fun and you’re looking to dine out as often as possible, the following is a great starting point when you’re excited to enjoy an epicurean journey to Durango unlike any other! 

Day 1

The first day of your epicurean journey to Durango deserves to start with a savory stop that promises to satisfy and prove unforgettable. That’s why you’ll want to head over to Mahogany Grille. Situated just adjacent to the Historic Strater Hotel, Mahogany Grille is done up in western style infused with Victorian flair that makes for an inviting and fun atmosphere to enjoy breakfast in. Mahogany Grille is great for breakfast or lunch options and offers guests a vast menu filled with American breakfast favorites. While everything on the menu is made to delight, the huevo rancheros prove time and again to be a fan favorite-particularly when paired with warmed salsa.  

Today, lunch is served at Nini’s Taqueria. Located at 552 Main Avenue, this eatery is open daily from 11:00 am until 8:00 pm and serves up some of Durango’s most beloved Tex Mex selections imaginable! The atmosphere is colorful, friendly, and fun and the menu is made to match. Whether you order nachos and tacos or enjoy burritos and enchiladas, you’ll find everything offered here is made to please the palate.  

End your first day of fun in Durango with dinner at The Ore House. This is a great place to order up a savory steak and enjoy dinner with the one you love most in a space that’s cozy and provides for a rustic-chic aesthetic. From surf and turf selections to a wine menu made to match, you’ll be glad you chose The Ore House. This restaurant is located at 147 E. College Drive. 

Day 2

Enjoy your second day in Durango by making breakfast plans at Lone Spur Café. This stop is known for serving up sensational home-style breakfast every day of the week and is brimming over with undeniable western charm. Friendly service is a defining feature of a meal enjoyed at Lone Spur Café as well as generous portion sizes no matter what you order up. When you’re here, be sure to give one of their skillets a try if you’re looking for a filling breakfast that pairs impeccable flavors too.  

Lunch on day two of your journey should bring you to Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen at 862 Main Avenue. This contemporary stop is both a restaurant and a bar known for its savory Southwestern dishes and stone-fired selections. The restaurant sits within the confines of a restored 19th century building and finds a wonderful way to pair the past and present through fantastic flavors. From the homemade cornbread and queso fundido to the smoked salmon cakes and French onion soup, a meal here is cozy and captivating. 

Tonight, dinner is served at Eolus Bar & Dining at 919 Main Avenue. This upscale eatery will let you pair a palate-pleasing meal with the experience of enjoying it all in a refined setting. Eolus Bar & Dining is a great place to savor sushi and American favorite dishes alike. This stop is known for its impeccable hand-crafted cocktails as well as an extensive wine list made to match any menu selection seamlessly.  

Day 3 

Take a walk down memory lane on the third day of your epicurean visit to Durango by swinging by Oscar’s Café for your morning breakfast experience. Many consider this the best café in Durango and as such, it’s worthy of being your final breakfast in town. This eatery boasts a 50s style diner atmosphere and promotes a family-friendly experience at every turn. It’s family-owned and operated and the menu features everything from sensational pancakes and French toast to exceptionally large cinnamon rolls too!  

Lunch on day three of your Durango adventure should definitely happen at Seasons of Durango. This restaurant opens at 11:30 am daily and is found at 764 Main Avenue. This eatery is known for its hearty American fare and locally sourced ingredients. You can enjoy your meal in a brick bistro-inspired setting and whether you go with pork schnitzel or gnocchi, your tastebuds will thank you for the experience. 

Ending your trip to Durango on a delicious note is easy to do when you make Steamworks Brewing Company your final dining stop. This eclectic and welcoming eatery is spacious and friendly, providing guests with a great chance to enjoy local brews alongside savory bar food options as well. It’s a place to mix and mingle with locals and visitors alike while enjoying a wide variety of menu options to choose from. It’s easily found at 801 E. Second Avenue. 

Book Today To Enjoy Durango Restaurants

Your time in Durango promises to please, so why not let Durango Colorado Vacations handle your accommodations while you’re in town. Reach out today to learn more and to start planning your next trip this way! 

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