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James Ranch

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Great Hamburgers.

Good place to stop for lunch or dinner. Outside picnic tables with great views of the ranch and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bob L
Austin, Texas

The grass fed beef was the best we ever had. Family is so kind and engaging. Farm tour lots of fun... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
diane l
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33846 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-7144
+1 970-385-6858
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to stop for lunch or dinner. Outside picnic tables with great views of the ranch and mountains.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The grass fed beef was the best we ever had. Family is so kind and engaging. Farm tour lots of fun especially when cattle were called for water and they all responded. Burgers and Bands in a wonderful relaxing setting. They care about the environment...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with girlfriends to James Ranch's Thursday night blues n' burgers. The burger was probably one of the best I have had in a long time, the music was very enjoyable, great people watching, and a delightful way to spend an evening. I would...More

1  Thank Tina J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was one of the most relaxing things we did while in Durango. It allowed our large group time out of busy week to just hang out in a beautiful setting and enjoy some great music and food.

1  Thank heidi12965
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great experience, kids were able to feed baby goats, wander the property. Food was organic, well prepared, and service was timely.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We stumbled upon James Ranch and we are so glad that we did. We happened to be visiting Durango in early July. We went to James Ranch for lunch and I believe it was the best hamburger I have ever had.....We could have set out...More

1  Thank CINDY W
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We had a nice evening at James Ranch. Although we did not have supper there, we enjoyed the short self guided tour and lounging on the lawn. The kids played with the baby goats and we met other travelers taking a break. Nice quiet place...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a must visit if you are vacationing in Durango. Food is excellent and every bit is raised or grown on their ranch. I suggest going on Thursday night as it is Burgers and Bands night and it was so good to eat outside...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Our burgers and hot dogs were amazing, but the farm settIng was even more fantastic. If you find yourself in Durango be sure to check out this wonderful family-owned operation

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Fo0d was ok, we liked the music. When they asked for a donation for the band , we were taken back. We paid a cover charge that was pricey and then asked to give? With the ticket we did get food put that was also...More

1  Thank dedra h
Cynthia S, Owner at James Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Debra, it is unfortunate that you felt mislead about the admission fee. The only charge that you paid was the flat rate of $20 which included the meal and the band. I'm not sure where and when you were asked for an additional donation for...More

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Ashish K
18 July 2018|
Response from Cynthia S | Property representative |
Yes! During the summer we slice fresh summer squash, season it, grill it and then top it with our cheese, caramelized onions a juicy slice of local tomato, a drizzle of our rosemary garlic mayo and crispy lettuce picked out... More
Trish A
25 June 2018|
Response from PamRoad | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! The restaurant is very casual and has outside seating so as long as your dog is on a leash, it should be fine.