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El Grande Cafe

28 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3209
+1 970-565-9996
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
25 Jul 2018
“Great breakfast, classic Diner”
28 Mar 2018
“SWA Corridor Break Fast All Day @El Grande Cafe”
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American, Cafe, Diner
28 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3209
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

On our way to Mesa Verde we found the place with the most cars parked outside. That clue was spot on. Great coffee. Great service Very good diner style food. Cash only

Thank draym85
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Wes topped her for coffee and a bite to eat. My wife ordered a cinnamon scroll. It was huge and lasted her all day. The coffee was pretty good and the service excellent.

Thank Ian606
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, I thought this was a Mexican Eatery BUT I Was So Wrong! And.... it is a Gr8 place to have B-Fast ALL DAY LONG! One page Menu...Nice and EZ. Scrambled Eggs and Bangers. Biscies & Gravy. Sounds Good... & It WAS! Yet another enjoyable...More

Thank Hayden P
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I had the chicken strips basket witch was very good! It is a nice clean home town restaurant with good service and food! Thank you

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Standard western diner fare (you don't get to choose red or green chili in the East!) Good service. Odd to walk through the kitchen to get to the bathroom, but they're not hiding anything :-) Really wish the boothside music machines were functional -- a...More

Thank VespagirL55
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were hoping for great Mexican food and we were not disappointed. Some of us tried new items and everything was delicious. Great service. Cheerful waiters and staff. We will visit again!

1  Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

You'll feel like you stepped back in time at this diner. The folks are very accommodating and friendly. We had a simple breakfast that was good and tasty.

Thank tollhousetart
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Right when my family and I walked through the door we immediately felt un-welcome. The waitress was very rude, she accidentally knocked over a glass of water which spilled all over my lap, she said sorry, went and grabbed a rag and made me clean...More

Thank ShaniaDeAnda
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We thought we stumbled onto a local Mexican restaurant but were pleasantly surprised it is more like a classic American diner. We came about closing time on a Saturday afternoon but still had the full menu options and did not feel rushed. Our server was...More

Thank JohnCamp81
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here for breakfast before Mesa Verde NP. Great prices and good quantity of food. Server wasn't the friendliest but we had our family and cousins so group was large and talkative. She was ready to get our order done and we took awhile....More

Thank Philip S
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American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3209
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-565-9996
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