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The Kennebec

4 County Road 124, Hesperus, CO 81326-9601
+1 970-247-5674
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“flatbread” (15 reviews)
“lemon mousse” (3 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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4 County Road 124, Hesperus, CO 81326-9601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kennebec is located near the middle of no where. Good places are always found as it was full. Even with reservations we waited a short time. The lamb was spectacular and delicious. The wine selection was very good as well. On the "needs attention", the...More

Thank theattic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

15 minutes until our server showed up, then another 15 minutes before we got a glass of wine. We ordered immediately and waited a half hour for our dinner. It was very good, except for the burnt bread crust. No on e seemed to care....More

Thank Timothy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate to get a table reservation at fairly short notice for 6.45pm on a Saturday night. On arrival the premises were extremely busy but we were quickly greeted and seated. Whllst this may be referred to as the ‘Kennebeck Café’ it is in...More

Thank DBtraveller
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We visited this restaurant many years ago and had fond memories of a wonderful setting and meal. We finally got a chance to go back and it wasn't what we remembered. We were wanting a place to be able to set outdoors and enjoy a...More

Thank Dell O
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We love going to Kennebec. It is the closest really nice restaurant to our home in Dolores. There are lots of excellent establishments closer to home, but none are really fine dining. Kennebec is good for special occasions, or just if you want a really...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is one of our favorite restaurants. Period. From Farmington, NM, the restaurant is located about 20 miles west of Durango, CO, literally, out in the country. Might seem unlikely, but if you have not been there, you gotta go. Barbara (and Miguel), the owner,...More

Thank RoadrunnerNM
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

It may seem to be in the middle of nowhere as you head into La Plata Canyon off 160, but you won't find finer food in SW Colorado. The decor is warm and inviting, though the noise-level is high. The menu has a variety of...More

Thank Kevcody
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We did the roundtrip Durango and Silverton train and decided to not eat in Durango. We made 7:00 p.m. reservations on a Wednesday. Driving west from Durango we turned left at the Hesperus sign it was the wrong way so we called the restaurant, Barb...More

Thank fred j
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This restaurant is a must if you are traveling between Cortez snd Durango. Food is fantastic. Service was great. Kids loved it. Go. You won't regret it.

Thank thomassT1428MJ
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We've always enjoyed this restaurant. The food is familiar by now, and perhaps the menu could be updated for variety. It's worth the drive out of Durango for its ambience and views, and the food, if familiar, is great. We returned to visit the town...More

Thank hmmullett
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 County Road 124, Hesperus, CO 81326-9601
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Hesperus
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5674
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