What’s new in Durango, Colorado: hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, new things to do in Durango and what’s coming in 2020!
Switchback is a restaurant located at 741 S. Main Avenue in Durango that serves up Mexican inspired street food and beverages. This new restaurant brings low cost cocktails and food to downtown Durango.
Primus Restaurant is an unrivaled seafood and big game dining experience, with locally sourced produce and grains combined in thoughtfully prepared meals, a la carte options and vegetarian selections. We offer an artfully curated wine list and seasonal or classic cocktails to pair with any menu item. With a dining room downstairs and the option to reserve our dining room upstairs for private events we have the capacity to accommodate small or large groups.
Barefoot Durango is a clothing and home goods shop now open on Main Avenue in the former location of Schlotzsky’s. The shop is carries location and school branded apparel for Fort Lewis College and Durango High School, as well as home goods, pillows, mugs, decor, toys and more.
Durango Coffee Co.
A familiar name in coffee will return to Durango in the near future. Durango Coffee Co. will return to Main Avenue. It will reopen in the coffeehouse at 730 Main Avenue after it is licensed.
Hermosa Coffee Roasters
Hermosa Coffee Roasters recently opened on Main Avenue in Durango. The coffee shop purchases from sustainable sources, and offers wholesale and retail sales. They pride themselves on “providing a truly exceptional product while contributing to the longevity of the coffee industry and promoting socially responsible, environmentally conducive practices.”
Down The Rabbit Hole
Down The Rabbit Hole serves soup, salad, burgers, steaks, appetizers and desserts. Kick back, relax and play board games, cards and more while you dine on a seasonal menu of delicious foods. Go Down The Rabbit Hole for a new adventure on your next trip to Durango.
Bird’s, a fast-casual chicken restaurant, is coming to Durango and will be located on North Main Avenue. It will serve rotisserie style chicken, all day breakfast burritos and chilaquiles, plus vegetarian options such as tomato soup and ramen. There will also be a Zuberfizz fountain with six different flavors.
Inferno Mountain Coaster
The Inferno Mountain Coaster is now open at Purgatory Resort. Hop in a car equipped with a hand brake and anti-collision programming and take a ride down the mountainside. Reach top speeds, or take a slow and steady ride make the most of the extraordinary views.
Francisco’s Restaurante Y Cantina
Francisco’s Restaurante Y Cantina has made it’s return to Durango. The visitor favorite restaurant will serve all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner from 11 am to 4 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. Once the restaurant gets some traction, it will expand hours.
Create Art & Tea
The mission of Create Art & Tea is to present the creative spirit of their artists as a gift that lasts a lifetime. Energize, soothe, and comfort yourself with their aromatic tea selection. You can find them in the Durango Art Center’s gallery shop.
Durango Olive Oil Company
Featuring gourmet olive oils, delicious aged balsamic vinegars, Colorado made chili jams, mustards, spices, salts, tea, honey, preserves, olive wood, jewelry, and gifts.
Durango Cannabis Discovery Center
The Cannabis Discover Center aims to provide information about cannabis, the cannabis industry, and marijuana laws to the public. The center offers hemp-derived cannabidiol infused products, such as honey, coffee, tea, chocolates, tinctures, lotions, salves and soaps for purchase, in addition to t-shirts, pint glasses and other products. Various stations throughout the center explain the industry, benefits of cannabinoids and more.
Three Springs Farmers Market
Friends & business partners Kate Sopko and Morgan Di Santo opened Three Springs Farmers Market after starting Long Table Farm on a quarter acre of land in Hesperus. Their passion for locally grown produce and community supported agriculture inspired them to extend their business and begin hosting a farmers market in Three Springs Plaza. This year will mark their inaugural season, running every Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm beginning in mid-June through mid-October.
La Michoacana El Oasis
Step into this brilliantly colored paletería (or ice cream and snack shop) on Main Avenue. Based on the traditional paleterías of Mexico, La Michoacana El Oasis serves freshly made fruit bars & homemade ice cream, as well as a variety of snacks featuring a mixture of salty, spicy, & tangy flavors. Try the antojito Takis Locos with Takis brand chips, mango, peanuts, cucumber, jicama, chamoy and lime. “Think Frito Pie but with a twist; we add a lot of lime and spice for a whole new flavor.”
ATV/RZR Rentals At Rivertrippers
If you’re looking for a way to explore the beautiful scenery of southwestern Colorado on your own, consider an ATV/RZR rental from Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours. You’ll be equipped with helmets, fuel, & safety instructions, while having the freedom to create your own backcountry experience. ATV/RZR rentals give you the unique opportunity to go on your own private adventure at your own speed.
The Bloom Spot
Offering pilates, acupuncture, and wonderfulness, The Bloom Spot in Durango is the place to go for your fitness and rehabilitation needs. Aimee has been teaching pilates for 12 years to athletes, moms, and folks of all ages with complaints of tightness & pain or recovering from surgeries. Get started with private or small group lessons and check out the studio’s workshop options.
Adventure Inn Durango
Nigel and Tammy opened Adventure Inn Durango with their love of the mountains and the outdoors in mind. Now one of the top Durango hotels on TripAdvisor, their staff takes great joy in personalizing visitors experience so that everyone leaves with wonderful memories. “We encourage everyone we meet to get out, live your life, and live it well.”
11th Street Station
From tacos to pizza, sushi to Indonesian cuisine, 11th Street Station’s independent food trucks are the cure for any craving. The culinary collective has a progressive vision with a touch of nostalgia reminiscent of the locally owned auto repair shops and fuel stations that occupied the corner of Main Avenue & 11th Street from the 1920’s to the 1970’s. The seven small food trucks now parked here aren’t here to be serviced – they’re here to serve you.
Taste Coffee Bar
If you’re a coffee drinker, be sure to stop by the brand new Taste Coffee Bar on Main Avenue for a delicious cup of locally roasted, certified organic, full-flavored brew. The shop features seasonal single origin coffee served straight from the roast. Ronnie Hardt, owner and passionate coffee roaster, opened this coffee bar because he enjoys watching community members come together and grow relationships. “What better way than over a great cup of coffee.”
R Space At The Rochester
Come see our community-driven flex space for coworking, collaboration, innovation, training and networking. Memberships will offer a variety of flex desks, meeting, training, and conference rooms and high speed internet – all in a space that is inspiring, supportive, convenient and tech savvy.