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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Steakhouse, Southwestern, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1209 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-2910
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

We ordered take out, they called us when it was ready and kept it hot (not dried out) until we picked it up.Quality steaks and shrimp,great flavor

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Donna B
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

After a day at Mesa verde this was the perfect late lunch. We had the Navajo tacos. Fabulous! As good as the ones in Taos NM. The local brew was good as well. Perfect meal for a great day!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 100randalh
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Good food, good beer, nice for a night out. A little pricey for what they have. Typical bar and grill menu items.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 741KarenG741
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We had hoped for something fresher than you get in a cheap chain in a family restaurant. My wife ordered chicken dippers but they came smothered in something approaching batter rather than breadcrumbs which she studiously scraped off to rescue the chicken pieces. I asked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank peterandvivien
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was not crowded at all so Service was good. Our meals were good. I’d eat there again. Fried Banana bread was delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sfields1201
Reviewed 19 September 2018

My wife and I came for dinner. My wife order the fish and chips. The fish was very dark in color outside and dry inside. Either cooked to death or they don't clean their fryer and change the order. Also, the lemon wedges on her...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

after stopping in for dinner on a slow September Saturday; I want to respectfully request TA put in a 0 star or negative points option. 😐 I ordered the “homemade daily” fish n chips. I was served 2 spongy luke-warm pucks of something that had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Saw the micro brewery sign so we stopped,they didn't have very many of their micro beers. The food was ok but not great, I had ribs the BBQ sauce was good but thee ribs were tough,wife's meal was good though.Not very crowded,we sat on bar...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tim W
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The food was really good, the staff were friendly, prices were decent and so were the portions. Only suggestion I would make is to maybe teach the waiters and waitresses to check on you a few times. Our glasses were empty and no one noticed....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wanderer81321
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We recently ate here a couple days ago.. We came in pretty early so there was hardly anyone in the restaurant, which was good because we were seated immediately. Our server was very nice & gave us a lot of time (a little too much...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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