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Jan's Malt Shop

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29956 W US Hwy 160, South Fork, CO 81154-9501
(719) 873-5852
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been stopping here for decades (literally) even as the Malta Shoppe has gone through owner changes. Wide selection of shakes and malts. An evening staple during our stays in South Fork.

Thank EarlBastrop
Taos, New Mexico
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, fantastic service. Incredible soft serve ice cream. Best food we had in South Fork, Colorado.

Thank Beth S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the malt shoppe after some shopping for a sweet treat! We ordered and had about a $50 order of just ice cream and Malta for everyone! I ordered a twist in a cone and they accidentally made a root beer float too soon and so I told them I was happy to have that I would rather... More 

Thank KNSlagell
Lewisville, Texas
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99 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've driven by a number of times, and the tables are always full. So, I was looking forward to a good burger and shake. What I got was a tasteless burger (pre-packaged/not 100% beef), ok fries, and an ok shake, ALL overpriced! Would I return? NO!!!!! Not worth it.....

Thank Texanontheroad2011
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

The green chile cheeseburger is the best. The fries were tasty and the chocolate malt yummy. It's a walk to the restroom. There was great service.

Thank Bernita S
South Fork, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The Malt Shop is the place to go for either hamburgers or their Ice Cream. The large cones are gianormous!!! Good place!!

Thank okcowgirl1952
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat and have a malt or ice cream!! We were in South Fork on vacation. Nice people and good food! Eat outside and enjoy the company!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stop for lunch! We had a variety of items: elk burger, cheeseburger, fish, and chicken baskets. All was very good! We come every time we come through South Fork. Don't forget to grab a shake or malt before leaving!

Thank TIna D
Mesa, Arizona
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stopped for lunch because we were staying in the area and thought we would give it a try. Earlier in this season I did a review on the "Burger Boy" in Cortez, CO. We were hoping for another good ole diner home made burger. I can say the food was good and service was friendly but quite slow for... More 

Thank Chris L
Rifle, Colorado
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I was in town for business for a few day's, I stopped in here for lunch and was amazed at what a nice little old town malt shop this was. I had there Jalapeño cheese burger. It was very tasty but still a little on the rare side. There home made fries were nice and yummy, so was there selection... More 

Thank Randy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29956 W US Hwy 160, South Fork, CO 81154-9501
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  South Fork
  • Phone Number: (719) 873-5852

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?