December 25th is fast approaching and as the forecast predicts more snow and temperatures peaking at just 35 degrees, it is definitely looking to be a White Christmas. Traditionally, many folks will stay home with their friends and families, but a few of us like to get out and let someone else handle the cooking and clean up. Here is a list of the places that are open on Christmas Day in Durango.
Edgewater Grille and Lounge at DoubleTree
What: Christmas Buffet featuring Salad, pasta, mussels, clams, sweet potatoes, turkey, ham, prime rib and assorted desserts.
When: 11:00 am till 6:00 pm
Cost: $34.00 per adult
How: Call 970-382-3950 for reservations, which are highly recommended
What: Limited menu
When: 5:00 pm till 9:00 pm
Cost: Entrees will run anywhere from $26-$45.00
How: Call for reservations 970-247-5674
Purgy’s at Purgatory Mountain Resort
What: Cafeteria menu during lunch, and an evening Christmas Buffet
When: Cafeteria menu during lunch from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm, bar and snack kiosk from 3:00 till 5:00 pm, Christmas Buffet from 5:00 pm till 8:00 pm. Christmas buffet will feature traditional favorites including spiral ham, cauliflower gratin and also a kids buffet with mac and cheese.
Cost: Buffet will start at $40.00 per adult and $15.00 for kids
How: Call for reservations 970-385-2121
Open on Christmas day, call for more information 970-247-5707
Willows Cafe Bistro at Sky Ute Casino
What: Christmas Buffet including carved turkey, prime rib, tamales, salmon, soy coconut shrimp, and desserts.
When: 11:00 am till 8:00 pm
Cost: $24.95 per adult
How: Call for reservations 970-563-7777
Don’t forget to call ahead as everywhere on this list highly recommended reservations. Merry Christmas from your friends at the Durango Quality Inn, where guests are family. Don’t forget to check out our ski packages and book your room today.