Diamond Belle Saloon

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Diamond Belle SaloonStep Back in Time at the Diamond Belle Saloon

If you’re standing in the Diamond Belle Saloon you just may have stepped back in time. Revered as one of the most famous original ragtime piano bars in the Old West, the Belle plays host to the world’s finest ragtime entertainers, while costumed dance hall girls and bartenders transport you back to the turn of the last century. During summer you can watch the Old West come alive as cowboys, and sometimes the saloon ladies, battle it out in the streets in downtown Durango with good old fashion gunfights.


The Diamond Belle Saloon sets the stage for a Western novel; a few noted personages have made the Strater Hotel their home away from home. For example, western author Louis L’Amour always asked for the room directly above the Diamond Belle Saloon, Room 222. He said the honky-tonk music helped ‘set the mood’ for his novels of the Old West. Indeed, a good part of his Sackett’s novels were written at the Strater Hotel.


The Belle serves a wide variety of delicious foods. Enjoy handcrafted mixed drinks and a full wine menu. Come join the fun and sign-along with us, and remember to take advantage of The Belle Happy Hour from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. Below is a complete listing of our dining and live music hours, and you may visit the Diamond Belle Saloon website for more information about our activities and events, music schedule, and menus.


Old West Gunfights

June thru October
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7: 00 p.m.
View the Old West Action Here



Please view our menu selections here, or call 970.375.7150 for more information and questions regarding dietary restrictions.



Daily Dining Hours

Seasonal Lunch (Summer)
Dinner: 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Sunday – Thursday)
Dinner: 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Friday -Saturday)
Happy Hour: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Daily)
Weekend Belle Brunch: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)


Daily Live Music

Monday – Saturday: 5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Featuring Local Musicians)
Sunday Only: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Country Western Singer and Guitarist Donny Johnson)
Sunday Only: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Local Favorites, Bluemoon Ramblers Bluegrass Band)

Please visit our Strater Hotel Events Calendar for the Daily Live Music Schedule.

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