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All 58 Cortez Restaurants

Koko's Friendly Pub - CLOSED

2121 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-4202
+1 970-565-4638
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Food was ok, atmosphere was very noisy with a large group. Wait staff were very busy, hence service was slow. Fish tacos were disappointing, salad was OK.

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

Hey Tracy_and_Paul_NZ! I'm glad you came in and checked out or place! Yes those large groups of people tend to get a little into themselves, don't they? But hey! That just shows they were having a good time! I totally agree that it can be a bit much sometimes. I think it was a birthday party, yes? I would LOVE... More

Cortez, Colorado
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Cortez is not graced with many good restaurants and now Destination Grill can fall into that category. My food was horrible. Steak with mashed potatoes and a caesar salad. The potatoes tasted like there was instant potatoes mixed in with a few tasteless potatoes, the steak was nothing special and the caesar salad dressing came right from the bottle. My... More

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Alicia C! We greatly appreciate your feedback, thank you for letting us know about your experience! I will get with the staff and see what we can do about sprucing up the potatoes to give them a little more "kick", we most certainly don't want them to taste bland. As you may know, we prepare our food from... More

Windsor, Ontario
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had the stuffed trout, and it was great, with good helping and plenty of nacho appetizers. Kind of like a sports bar, with at least 2 TVs......Avalanche hockey and college football on a Saturday nite. Just had to walk across the street from the Rodeway Inn. Other motels were within immediate walking distance as well like the Holiday Inn and... More

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

Hey Greg O! Thank you so much for your review! Yes, the stuffed trout is one tasty entrée! And of course, it is prepared on our outside grill with much love. Glad you came and checked us out, I assume you were here visiting Mesa Verde National Park? Oh! And we are now known as Destination Grill, come see us... More

London
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed next door at the Holiday Inn Express and were told this place is called Destination Grill, though the business card we picked up at the bar said Koko's - has there been a name change? Regardless of what it's called, we really liked this place. We went twice during our two-day stay and loved the beer recommendations made... More

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

hey burukku16!Thanks for the heads up! Yes, we have changed the name and are re-invisioning our restaurant, we will get new cards PRONTO! And guess what? We added STEAK FRIES to the menu, and keeping with our vision of fresh awesome food, they are oven fries and super delicious! Served with our own spicy house made ketchup...So next time you're... More

Chickasha, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Best burgers in cortez. Stop by and say hello to Mrs. Brooke she's great. Definitely worth my stop in town.

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

Best Burgers in Cortez! YES! Thank you, atz 1981! I can't wait to tell Brooke you gave her a shout out, she'll be SO excited :) And hey, thanks for stopping in and checking us out on your way through Cortez, next time through, check out our new items we'll be adding to the menu this week and next! #YOLOcortez More

Victoria, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Like many, we tried Koko's because we had the free drink coupon. The Anasazi burger was awesome and the service was great. The only thing that kept them from a 5 star for us was the somewhat weak tasting mixed drinks we tried, it was very tasty though. So this is a 4.5 star place to us. Still highly recommended.

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

iGrok! Great service and awesome burger, can't beat that! Glad we came highly recommended, did you know we changed the name? Yessiree, we are now ....DESTINATION GRILL! Just waiting on the most awesome sign EVER from Triassic Stone over in Moab (shout out!). Check us out next time you're in the area :) More

Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Koko,s Pub & Grill was the best we could get late night at Cortez - hyper friendly and very personalizised Service - amazing salmon and an all in all sucsessful Dinner - wached the Barladies chattin to clients - what a laugh - very cool place really! ABD BY THE WAY - REALLY GOOD LAGER AND ALES...

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

Good Morning Mike B! Sounds like you had a great time! Which awesome barladies were there that night? Brooke Katrina Laurie Carly Marian Katie Casey? They're all pretty awesome :) The salmon was... AMAZING... you say? YES! That's what we wanna hear. Great food, Great service, and above and beyond a great experience. Next time you're around come back by... More

West Jordan, Utah
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Came over from the Baymont since I had a free drink coupon. Staff was friendly and was able to seat us promptly. Service was good even though they were quite busy. Food was good and came out quickly. Everyone in our group seemed to like their food. I would eat here again.

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

Hey Smiley451, Love your name! Thank you for the review, and for coming to check out our awesome food. What did you have? One of our delicious burgers? Steak? oh! or maybe something more unique like the grilled Quail? In any case, it sounds like you enjoyed yourself during your stay in Cortez, and we love to hear that, so... More

Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stayed at the Holiday Inn across the parking lot. Got a free drink coupon. How can you not give it a try. Staff is great. Food very good. Service good. They know what green chili really is. We will definitely eat here again next year when we come back to Colorado. The meat is actually prepared on a grill outside.... More

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

Good evening, Stevi C! Thanks for checking out our restaurant during your trip to Colorado! Woop woop, Koko's staff, thanks for the shout out :) Yes our outdoor grill definitely makes a difference, and its super fun in the winter. I love that you mentioned our great margaritas as well, can't wait to see you again! More

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Recommended this place by the Retro Inn (see my review) across the road, also a free drink voucher helped!! Found a table outside on the deck so able to enjoy the evening sun. The waitress was friendly and helpful, the food was tasty and my husband enjoyed his beer and me my cocktail. A good, convenient restaurant to the surrounding... More

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Freedom777, Manager at Koko's Friendly Pub, responded to this review

Hey pacar24! So glad the Retro recommended Koko's as a good place to eat in Cortez! Yes, dining on the patio is pretty nice, something about being outdoors and having a nice cold beer and some good food. and hey, the company doesn't hurt either. :) Till next time! More

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Additional Information about Koko's Friendly Pub

Address: 2121 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-4202
Phone Number: +1 970-565-4638
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Southwestern

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