Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
2002 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 247-4242
Fax: (970) 385-4713
Bars & Cafes
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.
Sitting at the heart of the historic downtown, Steaming Bean impresses with its gourmet coffee selection, and is a regular haunt of connoisseurs. Beyond the beverages, the place is also a very popular internet cafe in the area.
One of the city's liveliest watering holes, The Irish Embassy delights with an eclectic menu of spirits and some seriously delicious Irish grub. Regular live music sessions and fun events including pub quiz keeps the patrons coming back for more.
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.
Located in the historic downtown area, Eno offers one of the city's best wine and tapas experiences. The trendy wine bar has an impressive selection of reds as well as whites that span the globe, and finely crafted tapas to go with them. Besides this, they also offer a choice of finely crafted cocktails and specialty spirits.
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.
The Summit is the place to be for an evening of entertainment. Music, liquor and indoor games come together to make this one of the happening spots in the city. DJ/Juke box music is always on and keeps the dance floor busy. Live music events take place regularly. The bar is open till 2a and also serves light eats.
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.
East by Southwest is a rather aptly named restaurant, for what it does is bring to the Southwest delicacies from the Far East. The menus feature many plates meant for sharing, so the whole family can enjoy many Asian fusion creations together. Small plates like the shrimp and scallop Hand Grenade, popcorn calamari and wood-grilled oysters start off the meal, and there are many scrumptious preparations to follow. Pineapple fried rice, tempura shrimp udon noodles, ginger beef yakitori and massaman curry are supremely tasty. Many sushi rolls like the lobster tempura and crunchy spicy tuna are also on the menu. Martinis and sakes are also available, perhaps best enjoyed during the daily Happy Hour, in operation from 5p to 6.30p.
Set in a 1939 building, College Drive Cafe is a popular spot among locals for delicious breakfast. Their menu comprises of Southwestern dishes that are known to be hearty as well as healthy. Gorge on their delights for your morning energy boost. They also serve tasty lunches.
Durango Joe's is a popular coffeeshop in town. Patrons swear that their coffee is arguably the best you will ever have. Drop in to have a morning cuppa and nosh on tasty bites.
Raider Ridge Cafe is the brainchild of Jarrod Regan and opened its doors in 2006. This friendly cafe is set near a scenic trail and is often frequented by hikers, tourists and locals. Their menu comprises of fresh local ingredients and their coffee is among the best in town.