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423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
970-522-3625
Today
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:15 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:15 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:15 am - 8:30 pm
Description: Great little locally owned restaurant.
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, lacking customer service

Ate lunch here today. The older woman running the cashier who sat us severely lacks customer service skills. She did not greet us when we walked in the door nor did she say one word to us after she sat us. The scowl on her face was just uncalled for in a position that deals with customers on a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
JSprad8
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Denver, Colorado
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Ate lunch here today. The older woman running the cashier who sat us severely lacks customer service skills. She did not greet us when we walked in the door nor did she say one word to us after she sat us. The scowl on her face was just uncalled for in a position that deals with customers on a regular... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Stopped by midday on our Big 2014 Road Trip. The staff made us all feel very welcome. The steak special was good, and the family enjoyed the kids' spaghetti and all-day breakfast. Desserts were tasty and very reasonably priced.

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Sterling, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love this home town cafe. Great service, lots of variety and specials, especially great prices for seniors. Good meals with excellent value.

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Wilson, Wyoming
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good local restaurant and good service. We travel through this area all the time and stop here because we know they are consistently good.

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Sterling, Colorado
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This little mom and pop cafe is pretty nifty. It has home cooking and a variety of specials. You can have breakfast anytime. Their Southern Style breakfast is one of my favorites. I love the Prime Rib dinner on Friday nights. One good thing to know as well is that you can call and get a to go order. If... More 

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Nevada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Arrived close to closing. The folks were hospitable once we found a parking spot. The order was taken and the food arrived shortly. The menu touted a large serving of $23 Angus steak. The steak was small for the price. It did have an okay taste. Wi-Fi was available but to slow to use. I might eat at this place... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

First off the flies were horrible, they were everywhere landing on you landing on your food it was like you were sitting outside or something. I ordered an omelet which they got wrong. They took it back and added the missing veggies and then slapped another slice of cheese on top. I managed to scrap the cheese slice off since... More 

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Denver
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were on our way to South Dakota and stopped in for lunch. My husband had a Reuben sandwich. Piled high with corned beef it was yummy. I ordered a BLT from the Senior menu that came with French fries, and iced tea. Bam $4.99. Ask for the mayo on the side as they slather it on. Dessert special for... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very clean for a all town diner. Service was a bit slow, but not too bad. Food was very good, high-quality, and thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Had hair in my frisco burger.my moms food was chewy and over cooked.bathrooms smelled like urin and poo and was small.to lazy to put paper towels in holder.need to fire cook! Service was good.good prices. Get rid of cook and hire a person to clean and kill the flies and you get a 10.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: 970-522-3625

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Great little locally owned restaurant.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:15 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
5:15 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:15 am - 8:30 pm

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