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Coronavirus Updates: Durango, CO

We are constantly monitoring changes due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The San Juan Basin Public Health office is constantly monitoring the situation and updating the public. At this time masks are required in all public places and places of business in Durango & the state of Colorado.

As of January 4, La Plata County has moved to "Level Orange: High Risk" restrictions to protect residents and visitors and slow the spread of COVID-19. Level Red: Severe Risk restrictions impact businesses, restaurants, events and social gatherings.

For more information on level orange and the current COVID status in Durango and La Plata County, please visit the San Juan Public Health Basin website.


In-Person Dining Updates

As of January 4, Durango is under Level Orange restrictions. Under level orange, restaurants are allowed to open at 25% capacity if they choose. Due to the frequent changes in guidelines and restrictions, please contact restaurants direclty to determine whether or not they will be open for in person dining at the time of your visit.


Open Restaurants (Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Delivery)

Restaurants in La Plata County are restricted to carryout, delivery or limited outdoor dining operations beginning November 20. See the list below for information on what local restaurants are offering. Please note: It is important to contact each restaurant you plan to visit prior to your visit. Restrictions change frequently and restaurants change their offerings as needed.

  • PRIMI Pasta & Wine Bar: Takeout
  • Grassburger: Outdoor seating, takeout, DoorDash delivery
  • Diamond Belle Saloon: Takeout via The Strater
  • The Office Spiritorium: Takeout via The Strater
  • Homeslice Pizza: Takeout, delivery
  • Kennebec Cafe: Takeout, patio seating
  • Weminuche Woodfire Grill: Takeout
  • The Mahogany Grille: Takeout via The Strater
  • Cuckoo's Chicken House: Takeout
  • RGP's: Takeout
  • 2nd Deli & Spirits: Takeout
  • Steamworks Brewing: Takeout
  • Bird's: Takeout
  • Cream Bean Berry: Takeout, DoorDash delivery
  • Durango Joes Coffee: Takeout
  • Singletrack Cafe: Takeout, DoorDash delivery
  • The Yellow Carrot: Outdoor seating, takeout
  • 11th Street Station: Opening 11/27- outdoor seating, delivery
    • Ernie's Bar, The Box, Mannies Fresh Co, Cuevas, Backcountry Gourmet, Chang Thai, Taste Coffee
  • Happy Pappy's Pizza N Wings: Outdoor seating, takeout, delivery
  • Bookcase and Barber: Takeout (Fri. & Sat.)
  • CJ's Diner: Takeout, delivery
  • Seasons of Durango: Takeout
  • Durango Doughworks: Takeout
  • Mountain Munchies: Takeout, DoorDash delivery
  • Nini's Taqueria: Outdoor seating, takeout
  • James Ranch Grill: Takeout
  • Primus Durango: Takeout
  • Highway 3 Roadhouse & Oyster Bar: Takeout
  • Ken & Sue's: Takeout
  • Animas Brewing: Outdoor seating, takeout
  • Smiley Cafe: Takeout
  • Gazpacho: Takeout, outdoor dining
  • Oscars Cafe of Durango: Outdoor seating, takeout
  • The Sow's Ear: Takeout, outdoor dining, delivery
  • JBo's Pizza & Rib: Takeout, delivery, outdoor dining
  • Durango Diner: Takeout

Open Businesses

The following businesses remain open under the current Level Red restrictions. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive and businesses may be operatiing with increased precautions, limited capacity and other safety measures in place.

  • Duranglers
  • Holiday Inn & Suites
  • Blue Lake Ranch
  • Durango Community Recreation Center: Reservation only
  • Maria's Bookshop
  • Vallecito Resort
  • Old Barrel Tea Company
  • Siesta Motel
  • Durango Popcorn Depot
  • Honey House Distillery
  • Honeyville
  • 4 Corners Riversports
  • Alpine Heli Tours
  • James Ranch Market
  • Lone Wolf Cabins & Getaways
  • The Springhill Suites
  • Kinfolk Retail
  • Roll Bike
  • Tippy Canoe
  • Spaaah Shop & Day Spa
  • Lively
  • Get Fused
  • Dalton Ranch Golf Club
  • Hampton Inn Durango
  • Schneider Skate Park
  • Hillcrest Golf Club
  • Peaks and Tides
  • Scenic Aperture
  • Salt 360 Float
  • White Rabbit Books & Curiosities
  • San Juan Anglers
  • Crow's Closet
  • Durango Outdoor Exchange
  • Rimrock Outfitters
  • Durango Adventures
  • Doubletree Hotel
  • Purgatory Resort
  • Durango Train & Train Museum
  • Ghost Walk Durango
  • Guild House Games
  • Artesanos Design Collection

Business Closures

At this time, the following businesses remain closed. This list is not all-inclusive. Businesses will continue to be added as information becomes available.


Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park is currently open to visitors. The Visitor & Research Center and Museum remain closed, but there is an online virtual Rangers Station available to help you on your trip. Please see the Mesa Verde COVID-19 Updates Page for the most up to date information prior to visiting the park.


Cancelled Events

We will continue to update these events with new dates as information becomes available to us. Check our Durango event calendar for events that are still happening.


For the most up to date information on closures and what businesses are offering for services and goods at this time, we recommend calling businesses and event organizers directly. Dates for closures and reopenings are subject to change as the situation is fluid and unpredictable.

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