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Jan's Family Restaurant and Lounge

304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
+1 719-395-6940
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (20 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast here. Great Food. Our waitress was awesome. Price was very good, Great Value. We'll be back.

Thank terryh802018
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Jan's has been around for several years and will certainly be around for many more! They have a wide selection of items from which to choose and, based on my research, they are all delicious, a designation hard to find with most restaurants with a...More

1  Thank ten24ron
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The decor is a real put off...but ignore it, sit down and order a chicken fried steak! YUM. One of the best in a restaurant. Not sure if the gravy is home made, and might use a bit of tweaking. Great local favorite for good...More

Thank Bert B
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Okay, this place is so good, we drove 20 miles out of our way to eat there this week! We happened upon it 3 years ago on our way to our nephew’s 21st birthday party in Gunnison. We talked about it the whole time and...More

1  Thank Tisha H
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Breakfast was filled with homemade biscuits, eggs done right and tasty sausage. The service was excellent and we felt like part of the regulars we were treated so well!

Thank Pagechp
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely love this restaurant, we have came here to eat while on family vacations to Buena Vista for years, we have never been disappointed with our food, the staff is always very friendly and the portions are huge! Top notch establishment!

Thank rbrich
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We've eaten here twice now. We've been to Buena Vista twice. We enjoy the local appeal and of course the food.

Thank Randee812
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a great breakfast. All of it was great, but the cinnamon roll and green chili relleno really stood out. OK, the biscuits and gravy were appreciated too, as was the large pancakes (everything quite large, and we'll be skipping lunch). Friendly service, not...More

Thank M00nracer
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We try to go to Jan's every time we are in town...it never disappoints! It had been over 5 years since we visited Buena Vista, but when we went to Jan's after attending church on Sunday morning, they had a table for us right away....More

Thank Gsnipe3
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The quintessential american dinner food is good,fast and Ser ice friendly. While there we had pulled pork sandwich and chicken fried chicken. Large portions good prices and GREAT French fries

Thank hospitalitypro47
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Sandy R
July 18, 2016|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Chaffee County  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 719-395-6940
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