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All reviews pies hamburger steak hash browns breakfast burrito onion rings cinnamon rolls generous portions in town place to eat staff was friendly jans denver leadville bv
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped for breakfast after leaving Mt. Princeton area and can't wait to go back again! The breakfast meals we had were amazing, from the eggs/SOS and chicken fried steak & eggs to the omelettes it was all just outstanding. And don't forget to try Jan's...sausage links as well. They were incredible. Every staff member we encountered was friendly and helpful as well. Already looking forward to our next trip to the Buena Vista area just to eat here again!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food and staff are amazing. The menu is packed with all the comfort foods you would expect in a small town diner. The homemade pies and cookies were too hard to resist.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed October 9, 2021

Food was average. Waitress was excellent. Pie was nothing to talk about. Seemed to be a boxed/frozen/thawed pie.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 25, 2021

Dropped in at Jan's for a late lunch and were very favorably impressed. The staff was friendly and genuine, the place was clean, the food was great and the service was pretty fast, even though they were packed. Easily located on the main highway with...adequate parking around back.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 23, 2021

Ordered breakfast to go twice! Generous portions, $10-$12 average, spacious but very busy. Staff was great, we waited a bit but worth it. Try the burrito half & half… sausage & chili gravy 😏

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 13, 2021 via mobile

Yuck! A real greasy spoon diner. Popular with locals. Not for the health conscious. Short handed. Had children sitting customers

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 3, 2021

We ate at Jan's twice during our stay in Buena Vista! The service and food were fantastic! Their breakfast was hot, fresh, and delicious. The "giant" cinnamon roll was unique and tasty. The banana cream toffee pie was the best. Would definitely eat there on...our next trip to BV!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 17, 2021 via mobile

Stopped mid week for lunch. We quickly realized this is a Local’s favorite. The entire staff was warm and friendly and attentive. We ordered half pound burgers. Service was quick. Bergers were done as requested and with great buns. Onion rings and sweet potato fries...nice and crispy. Other customers recommend the pies but we were too full to eat some with lunch so two slices of “German Chocolate Pecan Pie were taken home. Jan’s will be a fixture for our Buena Vista favorites. Note, for those who enjoy breakfast, it’s served all day.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 23, 2021

Family friendly, delicious breakfast and burgers, great prices, and the friendliest service you can get. Be sure to save room for some pie. She’s got so many flavors! If you’re in Buena Vista for breakfast for lunch, be sure to stop in.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 19, 2021 via mobile

We have a new favorite place to eat in Buena Vista. We stopped as we were traveling through from Denver and we are so glad we did. My husband had a fluffy and tasty omelette and I had a so so good burger with grilled...mushrooms and onions. Then we followed the advice from other reviewers and had a piece of pie. Banana cream pie. It was awesome. The staff are all so friendly. It was a pleasure to eat lunch there. Good job Jans!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Response from LAJ7 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if it is hand breaded but it sure is good. I am willing to think so because most of their food is home made.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Jan's Family Restaurant and Lounge

Yes, Jan's Family Restaurant and Lounge offers takeout services.

Jan's Family Restaurant and Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5