Durango is a popular destination for a wide variety of travelers. Families with children are no exception. When traveling with kids, it is important to know where kid friendly Durango restaurants are located and what they offer. While the food offered may be different than what your kids typically eat, there are great options and plenty of new things to encourage them to try.
Nature's Oasis is a natural market in Durango that has a variety of offerings. As a parent, you will love the healthy, organic options available. You'll also be able to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters with groceries, a deli, a juice bar and more to choose from. Nature's Oasis is the perfect option if you are prepping for a picnic, stopping for breakfast, and even for a balanced, healthy dinner.
Located right on Main Avenue in Downtown Durango, Grassburger offers a classic, kid-approved meal: burgers and fries. Grassburger serves 100% grass-fed beef, with gluten free and vegan options available. They have a kid's menu, with the traditional grassburger, vegan black bean burger, turkey burger and turkey hot dogs available. The restaurant is colorful and bright, and a great environment for families with kids.
The Ore House
If you are celebrating a special occasion with your family, the Ore House is a great option. It is full of historical artifacts and intricate murals that will catch the attention of the whole family. As one of Colorado's oldest and finest restaurants, Ore House offers a chance to take your family out for a more formal dinner, with great food options to choose from.
The Mahogany Grille
The award-winning chefs at The Mahogany Grille focus on farm-fresh recipes that represent new styles with old west flavors. Hand-cut steaks, carefully selected foods, and products by local growers fill the menu. Some menu items are created table-side, making the experience even more exciting and stimulating. The Mahogany Grille is a great location inside the historic Strater Hotel to enjoy a meal.
Once your kids know their options and you go over the menus with him, you can try and plan out meals. Also, this will give your children something to look forward to besides being on vacation in Durango! Take advantage of these great kid friendly Durango restaurants, and if you haven’t caught up on the rest of our Kid Friendly Durango series, be sure to check out Part 1: Packing List for Vacation with Kids and Part 3: Where to Stay with Kids in Durango.