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J. Fargo's Family Dining & Micro Brewery

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, , American
1209 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-2910
+1 970-564-0242
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Steakhouse, Southwestern, American, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1209 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-2910
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Reviewed yesterday

Wife and I stopped her for lunch. Have not been here for several years and thought we would give it a try. I was surprised how good it was, The only problem that I saw was that their was only two waitresses and they appeared...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended to us by the staff at Travel Lodge, and we just walked across the street. The food and staff were fantastic

Thank cheriem
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't think of a lot of good things to say about this place. Everything we had was just ok, and the "Craft Beer" I had was disgusting, it was honestly hard to finish, and I LOVE Beer, especially IPA's, which is what I got....More

Thank SchruteFarmsBeets
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times, thinking it would be better each time but as always it’s a disappointment. The food is ehh and below average. Such a shame, it has so much potential.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to grab a cold beer or cocktail especially during happy hour . Beer n wine are 2 for 1 from 3 to 6 I believe .

Thank brummelhart58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read the reviews on Trip Advisor and then went to this restaurant to check it out - only a mile from our RV campsite and on the main drag through town. Service was prompt and friendly. The waitresses were great. Great Happy Hour prices....More

Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here this evening and it was the best meal so far on our vacation. Microbrew beer was OK...not great. The Red better than the IPA. Had the Santa Fe chicken and the Burrito stuffed with smoked pulled pork and topped with a green chili...More

Thank BocksTops
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch and were seated right away. Our waitress was Jade, she was friendly and attentive and the food was delicious! I had the cheddar bacon cheeseburger and a side salad. The burger was huge and cooked perfectly. The side...More

Thank ravenhillfarm4
Reviewed May 10, 2018

After a long ride from Pocatello ID, we were looking for something easy. We were glad we stopped in for a dinner at J. Fargo's. Our waitress Tiffany with a great personality seated us went through the daily special and let us be for a...More

Thank Ron A
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Found this jewel with the help of TripAdvisor! We were seated immediately as they weren't very busy. Our server greeted us and was very friendly. Although she seemed to be the only one waiting on tables that evening, our service was above average. We never...More

Thank sgiles68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $19
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups
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: 1209 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-2910
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-564-0242
  • E-mail
We offer casual family dining. We feature handcrafted small batch beer from our own brewery, as well as selected favorites bottled and on tap and a full bar. We have a menu to satisfy every appetite including steaks, smoked meats, burgers, kids menu, vegetarian and gluten free options, patio dining in the summer. We are happy to host special occasions, large and small. We can accommodate large groups including tour groups. Our winter hours are 11 am to 9:00 pm open until 10:00 for summer. Hope to see you soon! Happy trails!
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