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Jack and Janelle's Country Kitchen

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801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
+1 970-565-2572
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Richland, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thought we would try this place, it is good for a salad, the staff are friendly, not very busy and it is a clean place. I ordered the Chile Burger and was surprised that it has zero chile on it. They have a bun and put a good size burger patty on it, then a splash of Green Chile Salsa... More 

Thank Ranbud
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My burger was a bit overcooked but the Chicken fried steak was HUGE and amazing. Great fries. Decently priced (about $3 cheaper than J Fargos but the quality was also a bit lower). I did see the waitress/owner fix a lemon iced tea for a patron by going into the kitchen and using her hand grab a lemon slice out... More 

Thank Christine C
Santa Fe, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

Every time we visit Cortez, we swing by Jack and Janelle's for breakfast. We never regret it. The grits and biscuits are tasty.

Thank sivardjr
Cortez, Colorado
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have eaten here on a handful of occasions. I won't be back. Food is not good. I am honestly amazed it is still in business. The last time I went, I ordered barbecued beef. It was basically inedible and covered in a very sweet and acidic sauce that made me sick for hours. Staff was always friendly though. I... More 

Thank CortezReviewer
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

If you are on a limited budget, family, and dont want any thing fresh then i would eat ther again. they do not have a high quality of food. The service is ok,

Thank Smokehouse970
Rico, Colorado
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Sadly, I only ate here once, but that was more than enough. The corn on the cob tasted like freezer burn, the salad dressing tasted canned.

Thank lilyelgato
Woodbury, Connecticut
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Not the best first impression, but good family style dinner. Our booth cushions were sadly thin ans a little uncomfortable. However, the meal was fine and ample portions Real family style setting, good for kids.

Thank Joel C
Pueblo, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

Great hometown family diner. Food was awesome, and so was the service. From the owner to the waitress, these folks really made us feel at home and showed their appreciation for our business. Looking forward to dining here again the next time we visit Mesa Verde NP!

Thank Bill T
Dolores, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

family orientated they make very good food, very well priced and good portions, very friendly staff, i will be happy to send people here knowing they will have a good experience

Thank spoiledinphx
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Next to our lodge, a very friendly owner (who speaks some Frewnch!) and just the kind of breakfast we like, good eggs/sausage/hash browns. We enjoyed it!

Thank annietrad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-565-2572

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