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Ore House - Durango

4.7
1112 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Colorado's oldest and finest restaurants. Decorated with intricate murals and historical artifacts, the dining room exemplifies the heritage, history and culture of Southwestern Colorado. In this chef owned and operated restaurant, refined staff serve hand-cut steaks, sustainable wild-caught seafood and seasonal, local ingredients. The Ore House is also well-known for an extensive whiskey and wine collection, as well as an ever-evolving craft cocktail menu.

Voted “No. 1 Steakhouse” by locals since 1972!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood, Southwest
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(970) 247-5707 ext. 1
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ryan Lowe
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Main Avenue
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Parking details
Meter parking in downtown before 6 pm. If you don't want to pay the meter, try Third Avenue just 2 blocks up from the restaurant.
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Public transit
Trolley stop located right across the street.
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Entertainment
Exhibition kitchen and bar!
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Special events & promotions
Large party? Small Party? Special Occasion? Business? Let us know how we can help!

Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 1112 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Excellent!

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JDB1 (Denver)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Service was better than ever before from 25 years eating at this restaurant. Smiling Kathy and Chrissy are very accommodating. New menu very impressive and we were all happy with the food.

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LaNikaB 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

This place was amazing! Great food that uses local resources as much as possible. Very attentive staff one of the best meals I have had.

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Rick (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

The ore house is without a doubt the best restaurant in Durango. Consistent at all levels. Great food , varied menu , adventuresome craft cocktails, friendly prompt service , terrific wine list list at all price points , very welcoming decor . Can’t say enough good things about the ore house.

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ChristopherS (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Very good steaks and wine selection. Great service.

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Gman (Durango)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

My streak wasn't quite as good as I have had here before, but still very good. The service was acceptable but a little bit slow. We will definitely come back though.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Valentines

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LeeC 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Great place to have a date night or special occasion. The food is always excellent and the chef is always willing to accommodate you for special dietary needs. My husband had the special for the evening. A 40oz bone in Ribeye. He said it was the best steak he has ever eaten.

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TJHM (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Had a Fantastic Birthday Dinner and it was great! My family enjoyed the Surf-Surf Turf Meal it was perfect :)

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
1.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We went to Ore house to celebrate our anniversary. We were seated in back next to the kitchen which was a constant rush waiters & servers bumping into your chair or head. We waited a long time for our food, an unusually long time as we noticed others who came in after us were enjoying their meals. Finally a server came up and apologized to us she had mistakenly taken our orders to someone else. Now our waitress never mentioned this to us nor were we offered anything for our extended wait , not a cocktail or even a dessert.
I don't mind paying premium prices for a meal but I expect premium service in return. The Ore House was a miserable failure with horrible service, I would not recommend it.

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DavidT (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We have been to Ore House numerous times over the years and it is always an enjoyable dining experience. We live in Farmington and 9 times out of 10 when we visit Durango we will have dinner at the Ore House. The perfect steak house!

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DH2017 (Durango)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The pork entree wasn't the best. Years past has had better pork entrees, such as when the pork came with polenta cakes. The flat iron steak was good. Love the brussel sprouts and lobster Mac n cheese. Salads are always good!

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Dale (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great food and service was fantastic. Table was waiting. Bring ur visa, not a budget friendly place, but good for the occasion.

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ready2eat (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great food & service

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DylanF (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Best steak I’ve ever had. Service was dynamite - very knowledgeable staff. Fantastic experience.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

We came to celebrate my wife's Birthday and after the meal she said it was one of the best Birthdays she had! We had the Caesar's Salad and the Chateaubriand with mashed potatoes and sautéed mushrooms. And we got her age as a percentage off part of the bill! Great place, great food, great service!

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Everything was great. Food, service and drinks we're all on point.

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RobbieL (Nashville)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Best find in Durango. Casual atmosphere but five star dinning. I am headed back again tonight..

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Steak was perfect. Bacon green chili Mac and cheese was delicious.

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Lawtonian (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Ore House is never disappointing. There are excellent cocktails and wine list with exceptional food and friendly professional staff. Highly recommend this to anyone visiting Durango. Prices are higher than average fair but so is the food. Worth ever penny.

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