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Rice Monkeys

1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
+1 970-403-3852
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pho” (28 reviews)
“rice bowl” (17 reviews)
“summer rolls” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to try out rice monkeys for our first time ever and it was amazing. We wanted to try something new and we looked online about their menu and we went in and ordered (chicken teriyaki) rice bowls with some (California...More

Thank Lupita M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened in here on a business trip and was craving sushi but nervous about eating it in a place like Durango. I was pleasantly surprised. The sushi was good, the service was good, but the place was tiny and crowded. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Egordon12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Durango is my beloved hometown. Unfortunately I have called Denver home for the last 30+ years. One of the perks of city life is one of the best sushi restaurants in the metro is a mile from my home of 21 years. I frequent it...More

Thank Sage M R
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Smallish place but run with friendly efficiency from the kitchen up to the front desk. Ingrdients were fresh and expertly prepared. BBQ eel bowl was done perfectly. Summer roll was great, especially with homemade sweet chili sauce.

Thank TomLuchetti
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Rice Monkeys is a strange place in a number of ways. Strange, but great. First it is in a tiny, unlikely place. It probably seats 20 if everyone is good friends. Second, they serve an unusual array of dishes, from excellent nigiri sushi to really...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great rice bowls at affordable price Service is fast and friendly... good menu selection... convenient location on Main Street... away from the crowds

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 26 August 2017

If you want to finally have good, simple, no pretensions, friendly service East Asian cuisine, this is the place. These guys are not into the trappings of Japanese/Korean dining, they just want to feed your beautiful face some dang good sushi and pho, and at...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This isn't your regular sushi restaurant. They have many unusual selections which is exactly what we were looking for. The also have noodle bowls and salads for rounding out your meal. You won't leave hungry, and everything is quick in arriving. Restaurant is small so...More

Thank Claire253
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered sushi and edamame. Delicious. Absolutely. Rice Monkey never disappoints. The only caveat on this visit, I ordered the yellow tuna and within 10 minutes of leaving the restaurant, I had up chucked my entire meal. It had to of been the tuna, because...More

Thank Kayakwilltravel
Reviewed 6 August 2017

See title - the bowl I got was delicious. Cilantro, mint, lemongrass, beef, vermicelli, cucumbers, tomatoes, and a vinagrette ... it really doesn't get any better than that. I ate it for a meal and a snack the next day.

Thank Danielle S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-403-3852
  • E-mail
Description
Fusion Asian Bistro w/ sushi & many different varieties of rice bowls and noodle bowls
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