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Jack and Janelle's Country Kitchen

801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
+1 970-565-2572
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The first thing you will notice about this restaurant is the smell of burning oil unfortunately. Food is good however I don't think we would ever return. We watched a server trying to take care of 12 tables at the same time. When I commented...More

Thank Joshua L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great Sunday breakfast but went back for dinner...very, very mediocre. Even the locals don't have much good to say about it.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since this restaurant is next door to the Sundance RV Park its an easy walk for a meal away from the RV. The food is good, the prices are very fair, and the service was good. Not a gourmet restaurant, but a good place for...More

Thank Myron S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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...More

Thank Ranbud
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 16 February 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
Reviewed 13 February 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...More

Thank CortezReviewer
Reviewed 13 February 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
Reviewed 8 January 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
Reviewed 5 January 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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Open Sunday morning? Early?
6 April 2017|
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Response from sivardjr | Reviewed this property |
They are open every day, including Sunday. On Sunday, they have a brunch menu. I think they open around 7:00 every day.
Than D
Will you be open for Thanksgiving this year? Prior year reviews sound good.
17 October 2016|
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Response from Ilene S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Call and ask... good chow in any case.
Catherine S
Do you serve Hamburgers and French fries? We have a tween w us.😊
15 August 2016|
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Response from tigergrad00 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail