Christmas Food and Shopping

Enjoy A Holiday Meal

Christmas dinner

Durango is home to many great, diverse restaurants. This Christmas, leave the cooking to the pros and enjoy your holiday meals at one of the many restaurants open on Christmas in Durango. Leave the mess and the stress behind and enjoy some of the best food in the area with the ones you love. Many restaurants are also open on Christmas Eve.

In order to help locals and visitors to have a holly, jolly Christmas, several restaurants in Durango plan to offer options for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day dinner. Please note that restaurants may have multiple plans that cover different levels of COVID restrictions, so check back closer to Christmas to see which plans will be in place.

Kennebec Cafe

The Kennebec Cafe plans to be open on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day for dine-in from 5-9 pm if COVID restrictions allow. If restrictions only allow for carry-out service, they will offer pick-up on Christmas Eve. Reservations would be required for both scenarios at least 48 hours in advance.

The Ore House

The Ore House in Durango is offering take-away Christmas dinners this year. Main dish options include king crab, prime rib and confit turkey. Each feast is served with an array of seasonal side dishes. The feasts are available for preorder online with pickup available on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of December.

HomeSlice Pizza

All four HomeSlice Pizza locations will be open on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day. They will either offer takeout or dine-in service on Christmas Eve, depending on what local COVID regulations allow. They offer delicious pizza combining New York and Chicago Styles, as well as a full bar at each location.

PRIMI Pasta & Wine Bar

PRIMI Pasta & Wine Bar brings authentic Italian food to Durango. If you are looking for a delicious Christmas Eve meal, PRIMI will be open for takeout or dine-in depending on local regulations. PRIMI Pasta & Wine Bar will be closed on Christmas Day. Check their website for the most up-to-date hours and information for the holidays.

The Bookcase & Barber

The Bookcase and Barber will be closed on Christmas Day. On Christmas Eve, they will have a special Christmas Eve Cocktail pick-up from 3pm-7pm. Pre-orders are greatly appreciated for pickup and can be sent to [email protected]. These cocktails are great to spice up your holiday plans and take a little bit of work out of the preparations.

Gazpacho Durango

Gazpacho New Mexican Cooking y Cantina in Durango will be open on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day for 2020. Depending on local regulations, diners will be able to dine-in or take food and drinks to go on Christmas Eve. They are open from 11:30 AM to 9 PM.

Oscars Cafe Of Durango

Oscars Cafe in Durango will be open on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day. They have outdoor dining options, plus curbside pickup, takeout and online ordering. They are open from 7 am to 2 pm. Oscars is a 50’s style diner that serves breakfast and lunch options.

Durango Restaurants

While we wait for updates on Durango restaurants open on Christmas, please visit our restaurants page to view some of the best dining options in the area. Many of these locations are currently offering open-air dining and takeout daily for visitors and locals. It’s a great time to support local and eat local in Durango.

NOTE: With COVID-19 restrictions changing frequently, this information is subject to change. Please contact each individual restaurant in advance for the most up-to-date information on their offerings and services.

Shop For Christmas Gifts

Christmas shopping

During Christmas in Durango, a wide variety of shopping is available to visitors. Markets are a great opportunity to support artists and craftspeople. Enjoy the Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market Wednesdays-Sundays through December 23rd and pick up the perfect gifts for your loved ones.

Take a little piece of Durango home!  You can find some of the best shopping in all of southwest Colorado right here.  Take a stroll through Historic Downtown Durango and enjoy the quaint shops, beautiful scenery and amazing company.  The Durango shopping area offers hundreds of unique boutiques, specialty shops, posh galleries, art markets, photography establishments, outdoor emporiums, groceries, and natural product stores.  Destinations include Historic Downtown Durango, Main Ave and the Durango Mall. Don’t forget the cozy coffee shops and great food and entertainment when looking for a shopping break.  You are sure to find something that interests you here.  Come enjoy shopping in the Four Corners region during your stay!

It isn’t too late to plan your Durango Christmas vacation. Book a stay at a cozy cabin or other cozy cabin, or stay in a hotel decorated for the holiday season. Grab your family and friends and make this Christmas one to remember in Durango.

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