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626 on Rood

626 Rood Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501
+1 970-257-7663
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Seventh St.
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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This is the second time we have dined (as opposed to "eaten") at this excellent restaurant. We had the crab appetizer, the duck salad and spinach salad, the steak and the squid ink pasta and all were superb. The wine list is impressive, with several selections of Colorado wine. The service is excellent - attentive but not intrusive. The atmosphere... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with my honey today. I enjoy 626 because they offer cuisine as opposed to "food." It's refreshing to have a weeknight dinner out with a little class. The place was empty, since we were there at 4 pm. They offered to let us order from either the lunch or dinner menus, which was nice. The lunch... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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117 reviews 117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We just had one of the most pleasurable and relaxing dinners at 626 on Rood and just had to share!! We sat outside on the patio and didn't want to leave. We started the evening with two flights of wine. Willamette Damnit and Pink is In. A three glass sample of Oregon Pinot and Rose respectively. Chilled cream of Cauliflower... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

626 on Rood has been my favorite place to eat since they opened their doors. I appreciate that the owner is choosing to use local meat that is free from all the "junk" that most people are used to. Yes, the grass fed beef used for the burger is a different flavor but still delish! PS we went there with... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A friend of mine and I used to frequent this place almost weekly. The Bacon Bloody Mary and the 626 burger were our favorites, and the BEST in town. I used to tell everyone that if they wanted a good burger to go here. Unfortunately, after my last visit, i probably wont go back :-(. They've recently changed the meat... More

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bwray, Owner at 626 on Rood, responded to this review

We did change the beef we used for the 626 Burger. It use to be made with choice Black Angus ground beef. And even though it was high quality meat, it was still a commodity product, meaning it was from cattle raised anywhere from Iowa to Colorado, not hormone or anti-bioic free, and finished in feed lots. This is the... More

Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

My fiancé and I are visiting GJ for a couple days and decided to try 626 due to the reviews. We enjoyed great service. The food flavors and presentation were excellent. The calamata olive bread was so good we purchased a loaf to go. We enjoyed their 'flight' of French wines and flourless chocolate mousse cake for dessert. We highly... More

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Rifle, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I was impressed with 626 on Rood. Service was wonderful. Atmosphere was great food was delicious. I had the smoked duck salad half order and the soup of the moment. It was great. I did come in slightly after lunch so it may have been their slow time. I will be coming back here again.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Frankly, neither my wife and I were impressed with our meal at 626. Service was so so, our server showed no personality at all, her runner should have been our server as she was quite personable. The food was nothing special the beet salad was topped with huge chunks of canned beets. Beets have a strong earthy flavor, should be... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is definitely one of the top 2 places to eat in Grand Jct. Extremely good food, made with locally grown (some in back of the restaurant) and raised ingredients, the chef comes up with some amazing pairings and recipes. They have an incredible wine selection, with pre paired flights, and great bottles. The sharing menu is an awesome way... More

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Colorado USA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very good food for an average price. One of four or five really good places to eat in GJ. I have not had bad experiences with service at all, five or six times eating there in the past 10 years.

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