Ken & Sue's
Ken & Sue's

Ken & Sue's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.kenandsues.com/
  • Phone: (970) 385-1810
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Ken Fusco
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: between 6th & 7th on the East Side of Main
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Ken & Sue's
Be Our Guest! Owners Ken & Sue Fusco welcome you to their casual, fine dining restaurant. Enjoy great food and great service, all in a comfortable atmostphere. Their American Bistro menu has something for everyone. We promise you'll feel right at home at our place whether just enjoying a night out on the town or a special occasion.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Ken & Sue's reviews from OpenTable diners
123 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (66)neighborhood gem (56)fit for foodies (54)romantic (48)great for outdoor dining (41)notable wine list (29)great for lunch (24)hot spot (21)good for groups (17)kid-friendly (12)late-night find (10)vibrant bar scene (7)great for brunch (3)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Food & ambience are wonderful.
    Kathy
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The menu has a wide range of choices and prices to suit nearly anyone. Many of the small plates and salads serve well as a meal for those with lighter appetites. Some entrees are large enough for two to share, or ordering one entree plus a couple of smaller dishes (along with a bottle of wine and dessert) can be a creative way to allow for multiple tastings. The wine selection is great, and the martini menu lots of fun. The basket of warm breads that comes ahead of time is delicious. A really special place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing Special
    DurangogalVIP
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Had the Fried Chicken salad, which was the day's special. "Chicken" was mostly breading and the salad was large chucks of iceberg lettuce. The tomato basil soup was good but not good enough to save the meal from being ordinary.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a lovely dining experience
    LocalFoodies
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Fine dining experience and one of the more intimate dining venues in town. Always a warm ambience and attentive waitstaff. Affordable.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • classy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    we've been going here since just after they opened many years ago at a different location...and we don't live in Durango! it's just excellent; the servers are well-trained, friendly, knowledgeable; the food is outstanding; the ambience is comfortable; the prices are very reasonable. a place not to be missed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    Jolly
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    I have eaten here several times in the past six months and have been impressed with the food and service. Very friendly and attentive, creative,tasty dishes.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Netter than good. GREAT!!!!
    FriscoJHD
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    What an amazing meal we had. This menu has sooo many choices that we are going to come back thru Durango next week on our travels to have another meal.. Our server, Wilson, was the best we have had in months. This is a delightful dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Restaurant
    Local
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Food is outstanding and service is always great. Out favorite place for date night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Service
    zzzarms
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Food and atmosphere were very good, but the Outstanding service set K&S apart, Ashley R is a pro.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • abundant food choices
    WEdine
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    It was a pleasure to have choices of fish, beef, chicken and pork on the menu. Several pasta dishes were also available along with salads and appetizers. I chose the chicken breast stuffed with dried tomato and served with sautéed spinach. Everything was cooked correctly. The chicken was tender and flavorful. The spinach was cooked to the perfect texture. My husband had the tuna steak cooked raw and was very pleased with the dish.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It's always just good.
    Chase
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    It is always a good meal but the menu and food prep is getting predictable and lackluster ....doesn't seem like the chefs are having fun or being creative but just cranking it out
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great choice!
    dcl1
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    This restaurant lived up to it's reputation. We were very happy with our dinner - especially the grouper which was fantastic!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Larry E.
    LarryHouston
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Probably the best restaurant in Durango. We make sure we visit every time we're in Durango.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Honeymoon!
    Justmarried
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Ken and Sues was recommended by a friend of ours and they didn't let us down! The meal was the best meal we ate in 4 different towns on our honeymoon! Perfect food, wine and desert! Thanks Ken and Sues, we will be back...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jaye
    Jaye
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    My relatives who live in the area have been wanting to take me here for a long time. This was a very nice dining experience. We dined on the patio which is very very nice. The food and service were both excellent. My only criticism would be it would be nice to have a soup or salad included with the entree. All things were prepared well and served at the proper temperature. Look forward to a return visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • grouperlover
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We love dining at Ken&Sues simply because the food is wonderful, affordable,and the service is great. We pick it for special occasions or just a friendly place to have dinner with friends. The Grouper is a favorite, but also the Spicey Shrimp bowl is great too. And the appetizers are some of our favorites. Again the shrimp rolls or tempura shrimp get our vote. The patio is very pleasant in the summer too. Its our favorite restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A little gem
    thematurepalate
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Ken and Sue's was fantastic! Our waitperson, Callie, could not have been more pleasant. She was very attentive without being intrusive. The ambiance was delightful and the food was outstanding! How lucky were we to find this little gem when traveling through Durango, CO. One of the best meals I have ever had. The restaurant could compete with any large city dining experience anywhere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious & Creative
    kimme461
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    We were looking for something a little more creative and we found Ken & Sue's. This is a delicious diversion from the typical lunch menu with creative cocktails & soups to wonderful daily specials. We enjoyed the food and had a wonderful waiter. Overall, a very nice afternoon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Aggies2014
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    We made the reservation online and when we got there we were escorted right to our table. Waiting couples were in the bar and at the door so we appreciate the effectiveness of your on line reservation program coinciding with the restaurant's scheduling for their guests.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Food and service were excellent. Very high quality at a reasonable price.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food in an even better city
    ToddB
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This was our last night of a tour-de-San-Juans and it lived up to its billing as being highly rated. Our waitress was spectacular and on-point; the wine list was good and not over-bearing or too big; the food was most excellent, and very importantly, the owners still 'worked and lived 'in the restaurant. Overall, 5*.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A surprise find
    BradandJackie
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We booked a table based on a print recommendation and weren't disappointed. The decor was casually elegant and the food very good. Our server, Sasha, was a treat as well. Well worth the visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food, Very Slow Service
    Kermitthefrog
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Why do all of the restaurants in Colorado think that it's cool to make their customers wait 2 hours before delivering their entrees? Ken & Sue's seems to have totally bought into this philosophy. The food was excellent, the server was friendly, but, the food shouldn't take 2 hours before being served. As an aside, a real joke was a note on the menu saying to order your lava cake early because it takes 18 minutes to prepare. I followed this advice and ordered mine at the same time as I ordered my entrée. After the server cleared entrée dishes, it then took a half hour for the lava cake to appear. Boy, did I feel like a fool as the rest of my party waited for me to get my @#$%ing dessert!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tuna Swimming in Tomato Soup
    DrDrTonyVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We have been to K&S many times and had tasty and creative meals. This time there were several missteps. They acknowledged by email a change in the reservation, but the hostess was unaware of it and implied that we were wrong. The bartender misread the order and made the wrong drinks. Worst, the tuna in tomato-ginger coulis came swimming in a tomato soup with little or no ginger. The soup overwhelmed all other flavors. It was very out of balance. The nut-crusted grouper was a little overcooked and lacked firmness. Perhaps an off night, but too many off nights and we will start leaving K&S out of our plans.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always our first choice
    bugsyVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We go to Durango frequently, and always make at least one reservation at Ken and Sue's. The food is outstanding and ditto for the service. This rivals fine restaurants in Santa Fe.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • as usual
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We always have a great meal here. Whether it's lunch or dinner the food is great for the price and the service is outstanding.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Jan and I come here often! We Love it, and we will be back again soon! Thanks for another great time! Jeff and Jan Ellingson
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Wonderful entree selection, particularly of seafood. Service was friendly and sensitive to our leisurely pace of dining. The patio ambiance was tasteful and romantic. We highly, highly recommend this restaurant. Be sure to make reservations during tourist season.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Choice!
    wmully
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    We had a very enjoyable dining experience at Ken & Sue's. The food was delicious and the service was excellent! I had the grouper and my husband had meat loaf. We shared a wedge salad. All was perfectly prepared. We highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place downtown
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Everything was very good: food, service, ambiance and location . This restaurant was recommended at the front desk of our hotel as the best in town. It lived up to the build-up.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great meal!
    Clay
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The food was excellent and the waiter was very good. There were four of us and not one complaint from anyone.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Long time favorite
    LauraTVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We have been fans of Ken and Sue's for years, and missed it on our annual trip last year due to a fire. So glad to see they haven't missed a beat. Love the menu, the patio and the food. Wish we had a place like this near us as we only get to Durango once a year.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Ken and Sue's is a great dining experience - highly recommend it!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good but
    Carl
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Overall dinning experience was excellent except the restaurant has a fly problem that they need to eliminate. We dined outside on the patio and the waitress was great, the service was good and the food was delicious however, we and the rest of customers seated on the patio were constantly annoyed by the flies which tends to diminish your dinning experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    ExploringDurango
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Originally made reservations for 4 people and at the last minute we changed it to 5 They rearranged so we could bring the 5th person. This was the first time for all of us eating there and we all enjoyed our dishes. Servings were not too big and not too small. Our waitress was friendly as was everyone that worked at the restaurant. Food was hot and prompt. The food had a lot of character with different combinations which made it even more interesting. For a couple of foodies, who typically say I could have done that at home, we certainly weren't disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always delivers!
    JNTN
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We make a point to eat at Ken and Sue's every time we go to Durango but had never eaten outside in their back patio. What a great atmosphere on a beautiful evening. Food and service were great as well...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our go-to restaurant in Durango
    bugsyVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    This restaurant has never disappointed us. Consistently good food and wonderful, friendly service. Worth the wait if you forgot to make reservations!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Exquisite food reasonably priced!
    Barb
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Ate dinner at Ken and Sue's. Need a reservation there! Very popular spot - for good reason! Menu choices superb, including fish to die for. Ahi tuna special was best we have ever had, and paired with Sutcliffe Winery Cinsaut, was perfect. Prime rib delicious too. Friendly atmosphere and beautiful outside terrace. Going back for lunch today before leaving Durango. What a gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best restaurant in Durango.Still!!
    itex
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    My wife and I drove over for our Anniversary and had dinner at our favorite Restaurant ,the food was wonderful ,fresh, local,.The service was spot on and very very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb!
    Uccio23
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Very nice place, with outstanding food and service. We had spicy calamari and seared tuna to start with, which I highly recommend, and then a fish main course. Desserts are to die for, try the white chocolate cheesecake and the apple tart.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This restaurant always has tremendous coupons in the local book, which we use. So, after the coupons are gone, we want to continue to support the local owners. We took out-of-town visitors, knowing it would be terrific; we were not disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.