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The Best Places to Get a Drink in Durango

You might be asking yourself, "What are the best places to get a drink near me?" Don't fret, because we've put together a list of the best places in Durango to enjoy a glass of wine, a pint of beer, a specialty cocktail and more. Check out our list so you get the most out of your Durango adventure.

Best Places to Get a Drink in Durango

There are more options than just an ordinary bar to enjoy a drink in the Durango. Each one of these locations offers something unique to compliment your beverage of choice. Whether its having a drink at a classic western saloon or paired with one of Durango's best burgers, these are the best places to get a drink in Durango.

The Office Spiritorium

We bet you never thought you’d want to spend more time at “the office.” But you will! The Office Spiritorium is like no other. Chat it up with the local bartenders and waitstaff while you enjoy small plates of indulgent appetizers and very creative hand-crafted drinks, fine wines and craft beers. The atmosphere is like no other, so be sure to look around, and when you find the peacock, ask your server for the story!

The Office Spiritorium

PRIMI Pasta & Wine Bar

PRIMI Pasta & Wine Bar brings a taste of Italy to Main Avenue Durango with hand-made pasta, seasonal salads, gelato and over 16 Italian wines by the glass plus a full bar with draft beer and craft cocktails. They have a happy hour on Monday - Saturday from 3-5pm, followed by dinner until 9pm. Check out their website for their daily happy hour specials and weekly wine workshops, too!

PRIMI Pasta & Wine Bar

The Ore House

The Ore House is one of Colorado's oldest and finest restaurants. Decorated with intricate murals and historical artifacts, the dining room exemplifies the heritage, history and culture of Southwestern Colorado. The Ore House is also well-known for an extensive whiskey and wine collection, as well as an ever-evolving craft cocktail menu.

The Ore House

Kennebec Café

Kennebec Café offers an atmosphere of casual elegance in warm, comfortable surroundings. Alongside their Mediterranean inspired cuisine, they have an extensive wine list and local beers. For them, a memorable meal encompasses excellent food, good wine, and the company of friends.

Kennebec Café

The Roost

If you need a restaurant destination convenient to Downtown Durango, check out The Roost. They have delicious cocktails, like the Karma Chamleon which has their house infused butterfly pea flower gin, fresh citrus, and tonic served tableside. The Roost also offers a great wine list and draft beer selection, offering some of the locals' favorites.

The Roost

Homeslice Pizza

Homeslice Pizza has a full bar at each of their three locations. They have huge tequila selection and offer one of Durango's most complete whiskey selections. Their bars are open until midnight daily and offer a chill atmosphere with a world class drink selection. Oh, and if you like mules, that's their specialty.

Homeslice Pizza

Diamond Belle Saloon

Belly Up to Durango’s only authentic western saloon. Choose from fantastic and creative appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and entrees. The Saloon at Diamond Belle has some of the best libations in Durango. To go with their brunch menu, they have delcious Bloody Mary's, served spicy or not. The bartenders at Diamond Belle can also whip up a unique cocktail guaranteed to your liking.

Diamond Belle Saloon

The Weminuche Woodfire Grill

The Weminuche Woodfire Grill's menu always has their famous burgers, pastas, smoked meats, specialty dinners and salads. What pairs best with a juicy burger or a slice of pizza? An ice cold beer. The Weminuche Grill has local beer on draft and in the can. Whether you're a hoppy IPA lover, or stick to the classic domestics, there's something for you at the Weminuche Grill.

The Weminuche Grill

The Yellow Carrot

When you walk into The Yellow Carrot you're greeted with a bar that is decked out with unique wines, liquors and ingredients. For Sunday brunch you can enjoy a grapefruit champagne cocktail or a Maker's Mark milkshake. Sounds delicious, right? Or their famous Basil Limeade with tequila. This local spot is the perfect place to experience someting totally unique in Durango!

The Yellow Carrot

Los Amigos Del Sur

No town is complete without an authentic Mexican restaurant like Los Amigos Del Sur. With almost every Mexican restaurant comes the best margaritas in town, and Los Amigos Del Sur is no exception. For their happy hour special from 3-5pm Tuesday through Friday, you can get two street tacos and a house margarita. They are always getting in new tequilas for you to try, and have some awesome flavored margaritas, too!

Los Amigos Del Sur

Cuckoo's Chicken House

Cuckoo's Chicken House & Waterin' Hole has been serving Durango’s favorite hot wings for nearly two decades. They serve over 20 styles of wings, with a variety of marinades and dipping sauces. To cool down that heat, you'll want to grab an ice cold beer from their bar. While enjoying your drink, you can catch the big game on one of their eight televisions.

Cuckoo's Chicken House

11th Street Station

11th Street Station is a culinary collective located on the corner of Main Avenue and 11th Street. Their bar, named Ernie's Bar, is a service station themed bar where you can enjoy a cold beer from the front end of a '57 Chevy Bel Air, a sampling of their specialty craft cocktails, and their extensive list of Mezcal and tequilas. Check out their website for their daily happy hour breakdown.

11th Street Station

Before you head to one of best places to get a drink in Durango, plan a visit to our favorite Durango attractions and outdoor adventures.

Please drink responsibly.

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