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Jan's Family Restaurant and Lounge

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304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211
719-395-6940
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not very friendly

We live in Buena Vista and because we are not recognized as locals we don't get great service. We notice that the "locals" get friendly service. Breakfast is pretty good but dinner is not worth the stop. They also close earlier in the evening than their sign says if they don't feel like they... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
504Happycamper
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Buena Vista, Colorado
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Buena Vista, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We live in Buena Vista and because we are not recognized as locals we don't get great service. We notice that the "locals" get friendly service. Breakfast is pretty good but dinner is not worth the stop. They also close earlier in the evening than their sign says if they don't feel like they are busy enough so call ahead.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stopped in for breakfast on our way out of town. Looked like a local hangout for breakfast and from what I gathered it is run by Jan and her daughters. We had a bacon, avocado, and cheese omelet and corned beef hash with eggs, hashbrowns, and smothered in green chili. Both dishes were plentiful and delicious but nothing spectacular.... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a great, locally owned restaurant with great food (especially the freshly flown in fish from Alaska for Friday's fish fry) with great home made and exotic pies. Great staff. Friendly, helpful and quick to serve.

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Colorado Springs
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

a local stated "if you leave here hungry it's your own fault!" Well when two teenagers can't finish their plates, this is correct. Great food, good service in a relaxed atmosphere. Can't wait to go back in the future.

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Buena Vista, Colorado
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Jan's is a good place to meet friends and or just enjoy a good meal. Very friendly staff who go above and beyond. Many different items for a variety of tastes. Their tenderloins are very good. They have a good election for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Well worth the stop for any meal

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Justin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

There are no restaurants in DFW that stands equal to Jan's. I can attest to that as I live in DFW and am always traveling to this area. Sure you can drop a 100.00 on a meal but what about the service. Jan's service in second to none. Jan's hospitality cannot be beaten anywhere. I love Jan's. I love the... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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219 reviews 219 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Five of us were traveling from Denver to Montrose. Jan's was the lunch stop from first planning. There's nothing really special about the physical plant or the food. Its clean and filling. Service? Now there's something special. Our waitress made it fun-even when there was a inadvertent problem with the delivery of our dinners. This is a place that the... More 

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ny
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

the menu is large with something for everyone, the service was friendly. the daily specials are terrific. portions were perfect

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had wonderful biscuits and gravy. Friendly people and a great view. We will be back to eat there on a return visit. Very good home style cooking.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nice place. Clean, spacious, good service, large menu. But my $10 special burger was dry and contained a teaspoon of crumbled blue cheese and a couple of slices of bacon. The french fries are poor at the start and inedible by the end. The fish part of fish and chips was greasy and under-cooked. I would say that the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: 719-395-6940

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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