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) #62 of 149 Restaurants in Durango American,
810 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5566
+1 970-375-0117
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Diner
810 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5566
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Highly recommend for breakfast. Service very friendly. Eggs were done perfectly along with pancakes and bacon. It's off the main street but so what? If I lived in Durango, I'd be a regular.

Thank OCTraveler1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this spot! Breakfast was great! Awesome portions and good prices! Will be going there again! Staff was friendly!

Thank veronicahbh
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We were brought here by coaches from the college. My daughter had the raspberry cream cheese stuffed French toast. Both days! I had the eggs Benedict with green chile. I've never seen that option before. It was delicious. The service was excellent. Very down-home, old-fashioned...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We usually come 2 Durango every year and CJ's is our favorite places of all the breakfast or lunch places in Durango the red chili is hot the green chile is mild it tastes like it's supposed to! the service is great, coffee's good, the...More

Thank revDB
Reviewed 25 October 2016

In April of 2016 we had breakfast at CJ's. We both had a veggie omelet & it was full of goodies & quite good. Coffee was excellent. We returned last week for breakfast ordering the same as it was so good before, what a surprise....More

Thank rklow
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Just out of downtown on the way up the hill to Fort Lewis College on College ave. Limited parking and limited tables but a hangout for locals. Same staff as last we ate there some 3 years ago. Salad was huge, melted tuna and pastrami...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We loved our breakfast here and even shared our table with another local couple. So glad we did as they were very nice. The food was great, plentiful and well worth the walk from the Strater Hotel. Would go to this local gem regularly if...More

Thank Lizzie-Luvs2Travel
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

When we arrived we got a seat right away. Our waitress was sweet and efficient. I had the eggs Benedict and it was very good and filling. They provided colors and a coloring book for my child. I would return for breakfast

Thank Moncala22
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast with a friend recently at CJ's and it was the best. Coffee was hot and readily available. Had Max's Big Breakfast Burrito smothered with red chili and all I can say is WOW. Big and super tasty. Worth repeating as the owner is...More

Thank Jelo11
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I love the locals, wanting to talk and offer advice, good place to find out history from those who made it, a regular place of Dal's, who used to bring them pies.

Thank mike m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5566
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-375-0117
I couldn't find a website but this place has great food! Especially Breakfast!
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