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Jack and Janelle's Country Kitchen

801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
970-565-2572
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Ranked #26 of 58 Restaurants in Cortez
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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  • Italian first
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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We were tired and hungry looking for a quick snack en route to our evening destination in Durango. My opinion of a restaurant begins with the parking lot ... This one should have been enough to let us know what to expect ... Unswept, butts, plastic flowers. Pie was okay, side of biscuits was okay. The " buffet" table was... More

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California
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166 reviews 166 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Staff not friendly; did not feel really clean inside. Also, the food was all right. It was not outstanding but did fill your stomach.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Good service, good food, nothing fancy. Jack and Janelle serve standard old fashioned breakfast with all the cholesterol and no frills. My coffee cup remained full, my eggs were over easy, my daughter's pancakes were fresh off the griddle and the bacon was crisp. They serve butter with toast, cream with coffee and service with a smile. The staff is... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I wasn't real impressed about the outside of the building. Thought it was going to be a dive. I was wrong. Home cooking. Unique menu items--sandwiches that were out of the ordinary. I'd go there again in a heartbeat. And the waitress and the owners (I assume they were the owners) were friendly and greeted us. The food had to... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A mom and pop family restaurant that serves good home cooking. The meatloaf and mashed potatoes hit the spot after chain restaurant food all week. The highlight was the fresh warm apple pie for $2.50. Splurge and get the ice cream on top for 50 cents more. YUM

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had dinner here for my husbands birthday and it was great. Food was plain but good and portions huge. After the meal the staff & proprietors surprised us with happy birthday ice cream with a candle. Very nice & very reasonable cost.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The food was terrible, they forgot my soup. I ordered french onion soup...when you order french onion soup you expect cheese and bread on the soup because that is what makes it FRENCH onion instead of just onion. Well apparently these people have no clue what FRENCH onion soup is. When I finally got it it was Luke warm and... More

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Connecticut
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295 reviews 295 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stopped in for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised to see a salad bar being set up for lunch. The prices seemed low. We ordered salad and soup bar, breakfast buffet, and a burger. The waitress seemed efficient and was quick to meet our needs. The only complaint was the slop masquerading as soup. Green chili heavy with flour thickener... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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277 reviews 277 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

So, I really have mixed reviews about this place, but first & foremost the food was great. It is a mom & pop place with homemade food- yea! You cannot get a bad breakfast item here & you can tell it is home made. I will say that it is dirty…it really needs a cleaning. I wish I hadn't have... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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88 reviews 88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went here twice for breakfast - mostly because the food is really good. The service not so much. We had to ask several times for water and coffee refills. I finally got up to get my own coffee on our second visit. That was on a weekday and it was definitely NOT super busy.

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