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Econo Lodge

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2020 E. Main St., Cortez, CO, US, 81321

  • Phone: (970) 565-3474
  • Fax: (970) 565-0923
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Supports Green Practices

"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.

3.5 out of 5 (112 reviews)
70% of guests recommend this hotel


»Oscar's Cafe

The award-winning Oscar's is a city favorite for delicious breakfasts to kick start the day. Menu choices are eclectic, from sausages and eggs to steaks, sandwiches and even vegetarian options. Their lunch menu packs a punch too.

18 Town Plaza
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Mahogany Grille

Located within the Strater Hotel in Downtown Durango, the Mahogany Grille endeavors to give patrons an authentic taste of the American Southwest. Fresh, local produce is used to create some scrumptious menu items including burgers, steaks and seafood preparations. Pepper steak Herbert and maple-glazed salmon filet are just two of the many delicacies on the menu. Vegetarian and vegan entrées can be prepared on request. The 'Dinner and a Show' Package is perfect for those wishing to watch a show at the Henry Strater Theatre next door; you can enjoy a wonderful three-course meal if you arrive before 6p on the night of a show.

699 Main Avenue
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Fired Up Pizzeria

Head to Fired Up for a taste of authentic Neapolitan Pizzas in the city. Handcrafted dough, high quality ingredients and a wood-fired oven ensures a traditional pizza experience.

741 Main Avenue
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Balcony Bar & Grill

Balcony Bar & Grill is a casual place where the entire family can enjoy a pleasant meal. The friendly staff will ensure that you have a hassle-free and comfortable dinner. Be it lunch with a group of friends or a date, Balcony Bar & Grill is the best bet. And, if you are in a hurry, it offers takeaway services to eat on the go; it also provides catering for off-site parties and functions. Call for details.

600 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301


The curious name of this wildly popular burger joint indicates that it uses grass-fed beef that's antibiotic and hormone free. Some of the delectable menu selections include their classic Grass-Fed Beef Burger as well as Black Bean Burger. There's vegetarian and gluten-free options as well.

1/2/0726 Main Avenue
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Ken & Sue's

Named after the couple who owns it, Ken & Sue's is a Downtown restaurant serving American fare. There are always delectable daily specials to savor, and the restaurant also has some gluten-free offerings. Your meal at this eatery starts with appetizing starters like hoisin-glazed lollipop wings, ginger chicken potstickers and crispy calamari, and the rest of the menu doesn't disappoint. Aunt Lydia's meatloaf, cedar-planked salmon and pistachio nut crusted grouper are a few of the house specialties, and must be tried. Wines by the glass are also available.

636 Main Avenue
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Cosmo Bar & Dining

A hugely popular establishment, Cosmo Bar & Dining has a vast assortment of seasonal delicacies to offer patrons. A place you can head to with the whole family, this restaurant and bar features a rooftop patio from where you can observe all the surrounding sights and sounds as you gorge on the delicious American fare. Crab stuffed chicken breast, grilled hanger steak and slow smoked beef short ribs are a few of the many scrumptious menu items. There is a long wine list featuring varieties from the world over, and from it you will definitely be able to find the perfect partner for your meal. There are also many beers on tap, perhaps best enjoyed during Happy Hour, in operation between 4.30p and 5.30p.

919 Historic Main Avenue
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Seasons of Durango

As is made rather obvious by the name, the menus at this restaurant change with the seasons, and the endeavor is always to offer patrons food that is absolutely fresh and supremely delicious. Seasons of Durango, located in the Historic Downtown district of the city affords a dining experience that patrons find hard to forget. The restaurant specializes in grilled delicacies, and you get to gorge on oak-grilled Black Angus rib-eye steaks, wood-grilled lamb burgers and many more delicacies. Turkey pot pie, hoisin BBQ pork ribs and house-cured pastrami sandwich are some other tasty preparations featured on the menu. There is an extensive wine list, and you can seek assistance choosing the one that goes best with your meal. Dinner is served daily 5.30p onwards.

764 Main Avenue
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Himalayan Kitchen

Himalayan Kitchen specializes in authentic cooking from the mountainous regions of Nepal, Tibet and northern India. Menu specialties include Kathmandu Sekuwa, Arun Valley Fish Steak and Sherpa Stew.

992 Main Avenue
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Yardbird Eatery

Savor delectable Southern favorites prepared with the care they deserve at this casual eatery. Yardbird takes pride in its made-from-scratch philosophy and uses organic and utilizes locally-grown produce. Menu choices include Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Local Country Pan Fried Trout and Hill Billy Ham Sandwich.

139 East 5th Street
City of Durango, CO 81301


This charming bistro in the heart of the city is the place to enjoy authentic Southwestern favorites in an elegant setting. Chimayo advocates a made-from-scratch ethic and offers such delights as the signature San Danielle Pizza, Stuffed Poblano Chile and Butternut Squash Risotto Cakes.

862 Main Avenue
City of Durango, CO 81301

»Ore House

Located in close proximity to restaurants like Ken & Sue's and East by Southwest, the Ore House is one of the oldest eateries in the city. Buying from local ranchers and farmers, this steakhouse serves some truly delicious cuts of meat, as well as many seafood preparations. The steak list comprises the chateaubriand for two, Prime rib-eye and bone-in NY strip, perfectly complemented by sides of sautéed mushrooms and crispy onions. Alaskan king crab, Maine lobster and wild Pacific shrimp are also cooked to perfection. There is a full bar stocked with wines and cocktails.

147 East College Drive
City of Durango, CO 81301
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