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Jack and Janelle's Country Kitchen

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801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
970-565-2572
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 10
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  • 12
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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
Home Cookin'

We have visited for both Breakfast and for Supper and always have friendly staff / owners and good comfort food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Lisa S
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Mancos, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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183 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mancos, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We have visited for both Breakfast and for Supper and always have friendly staff / owners and good comfort food.

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Cortez, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Jack and Janelle's is a nice family restrauant they are friendly and have good food. its a nice atmosphere and sit down place and the owners are friendly and come by and visit you. I recommend this place for the value of the meals and for the friendly atmosphere!

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Three Rivers, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Jack and Janelles in Cortez, CO. What should you expect? Local workers and country home cooking! The sausage patty was huge! I couldn't even finish it all. Classic diner style breakfast and no frills ingredients. Yuppies eat someplace else.

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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118 reviews 118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Kind of thought this would be a home cooking place, it wasn't. Looks like lots of locals go here, but the sandwiches are very basic without much thought going into them. They have a salad bar, nothing special. I wouldn't go here again.

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Orem, Utah
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I can eat in a chain restaurant without driving more than a couple of miles from home so like to try a local place whenever possible. When I mentioned to the mature woman who waited on us that we wanted to try home cooking, she said this is the only place in town you will find it. I asked: "So... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It wasn't the worst place and it wasn't the best place we ate on our trip and stay in Cortez, but it was good and inexpensive for the portions that were given. We did have a little wait for the waitress (which we found out was 'new') but after that the service improved. The 'owner?" came over and engaged us... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stay away from this place. My wife read all the glowing reviews & was going to surprise me that she found a Country cooking type restaurant, on the way to Mesa Verde. I'm not always discouraged by curb appeal as some of the worst looking building have the best food. The wife had the special (fish) & I had the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Seating was quick. The staff was friendly and welcoming. I ordered the pasta and it was a huge portion, like I only expected half the amount for what I paid for. Salad bar was good. Yes, that leads me to say, pricing was cheap (I almost felt like I was stealing with the good pricing).

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Phoenix, Arizona
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228 reviews 228 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This appears to be a local favorite. We ordered the All American breakfast and the Ultimate Omelet. The All American comes with two eggs any way you choose, your choice of bacon, sausage links or patties. You choose the ingredients for the Ultimate Omelet. There is an additional cost for each item. Both breakfasts come with hash browns, we order... More 

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Houston, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We have eaten several different meals at four (4) different times & days. The food, the wait-staff, & the prices have always been the same. We love a restaurant that we can always count on. The food is freshly made & tastes great. The owners are friendly & we enjoy the décor-home like atmosphere. Samantha is a very good waitress.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: 970-565-2572

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?