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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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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Southwestern, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1209 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-2910
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank wanderer81321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank xbabyray97x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second visit here, and still a wonderful experience dining here. Shown to our table by our friendly server, Leanne, I think, who served us last visit. Didn't take long to have our drinks and meal order taken. Food arrived and was a great portion,...More

1  Thank Perry W
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Had the speciality smoked pork taco and wife had fish and chips. too much food, had to take some home. Had black berry cobbler for desert. Great with ice cream. Home brewed beer was good also.

1  Thank paulwilj
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Tasty, varied menu. Pleasant staff. Ribs not as tender as hoped but other 3 dishes at our table were big hits.

Thank Marnie C
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Just plain and simple. Ok but nothing special. Prime rib over cooked and thin. Baked potatoe really boiled.

Thank Peggey P
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It was good, food was great. Beer not so much, I had the nut brown and it’s good if you’re into pale ales super smooth. But wasn’t a fan; I like more malts flavor. We like the family style aspect of it. Chips for the...More

Thank Brittany D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Brisket was wonderful, with the bbq on side. Was quite impressed with the flavor. Chicken salad was delicious. Service was a tad slow. Went back later for desert blackberry cobbler. Get it if available

Thank steve s
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Restaurant Details

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  • 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
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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