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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Travel Agency
“Totally cool museum and gift shop for the historic train buff. This is ground zero if you are going to take the train to Silverton.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local brewery staple with good food. Usually very busy in the summer so expect a wait during peak hours. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“Grab a drink, lunch or dinner and listen to the true story of a Wild West shoot out that happened right where you are dining. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good food and nice atmosphere. Outdoor patio seating (seasonal). Upscale restaurant but not outrageous prices. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local staple with great beer. The food has always been hit or miss with me but still a worthwhile place to go. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
“A more local choice for a larger, (predominantly) natural foods store - expanded meat and deli selection, and overall a pretty good store (without the crazy parking lot of some others around town!)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is the closest grocery store to our location. There is a Walmart in town as well on the south end of town. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Best sushi in Durango, if you enjoy sushi this is the place to go. They also serve non sushi items.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Great local place for fast Mexican. More southwest style than Mexican but great place that serves local meat. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“When I came to Durango more than five years ago, I sold the coffee roasting business I started in Denver way back in 2006. 81301 is my coffee shop of choice - they have the best roasting in town (by far,) great pour-over coffee and espresso drinks, and a super friendly staff. It is a bit out of the way, being on the north end of town, but I guarantee it will be the best coffee you can get here in Southwestern Colorado.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Amazing local hang out, as the name states, they sell Bread! Buy a loaf of sourdough for your spaghetti dinner or walk over for breakfast for a pastry and coffee. Watch all the local road bikers come and go!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for fine dining in Durango. Really good happy hour deal, especially for the quality of food. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local brewery that distributes nationally. Great place to hang out a little outside downtown. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Hair Care
“Make sure you check the website before you go so you can get the password. Speakeasy style serving upscale cocktails. ”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Local brewery staple with good food. Usually very busy in the summer so expect a wait during peak hours. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Grab a drink, lunch or dinner and listen to the true story of a Wild West shoot out that happened right where you are dining. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“Good food and nice atmosphere. Outdoor patio seating (seasonal). Upscale restaurant but not outrageous prices. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Brewery
“Local staple with great beer. The food has always been hit or miss with me but still a worthwhile place to go. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
“A more local choice for a larger, (predominantly) natural foods store - expanded meat and deli selection, and overall a pretty good store (without the crazy parking lot of some others around town!)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Best sushi in Durango, if you enjoy sushi this is the place to go. They also serve non sushi items.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Great local place for fast Mexican. More southwest style than Mexican but great place that serves local meat. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Amazing local hang out, as the name states, they sell Bread! Buy a loaf of sourdough for your spaghetti dinner or walk over for breakfast for a pastry and coffee. Watch all the local road bikers come and go!”
  • 16 locals recommend

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