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Sow's Ear Dinner & Libations

48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
+1 970-247-3527
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“salmon” (15 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

I live near the Sow's Ear and it is one of my favorite restaurants in all of Durango. I love the menu and they always have specials of the night, so for someone who frequents often, I never get bored of the menu. The people...More

Thank DeannaCO
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I love this place. Always have dinner there at least once every year. The steaks and burgers are the best around. Elk is also amazing. Highly recommend.

Thank dmeyer55
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

A beautiful view of the sunset on the mountains accompanies fine food and tasty wine while being served by gracious people. I've eaten here many times, and never been disappointed once. The cooks are some of the best in the San Juan area!

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We've been three times in a week and we have been pleasantly pleased every time. The food is delicious, the drinks are good and the views are spectacular! Service was great! Good wine list, love the Ridge Zin!!!! Had the Salmon twice and a burger...More

Thank 06Dutchstar
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We gathered three families for Christmas Eve and had a wonderful meal. They catered to all fifteen of us and we enjoyed our experience. The food is the best kept secret near Purgatory Ski Resort. It is a local favorite really is delicious.

Thank Katauna L
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We had a special dinner at Sow's Ear recently. It was our first time there;we had made reservations and they seated us exactly where other reviewers had indicated we should request. Service was friendly, although a little on the slow side to take up used...More

Thank ChileAddict
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This place is just down the road from the Purgatory Ski area so it is outside the town of Durango. A friend had suggested we go for the burgers but we went for dinner instead. We made a great decision. The bartender treated us right...More

Thank G B
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Known for steak, and well deserved. Had the filet au poivre. Cooked perfectly, delicious sauce, served with braised kale, which was also fantastic. Waitstaff was attentive and friendly. Atmosphere was pleasant, not to formal, a great place between Purgatory and Durango, definitely stop if your...More

1  Thank Uphill_from_Denver
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

My family and I ate at the Sow's Ear on our last night in Durango. We absolutely LOVED the food! I really could go on and on about the dishes, how they were each delicious, but this review would be way too long... so I...More

Thank bodaycious
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Love the Sow's Ear. Atmosphere and food are great. Amazing food for what appears to be a small kitchen setup. Plus a good beer or two on tap!

Thank Jays0nE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
    (Located inside the Silver Pick Lodge)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-3527
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