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Juniper Valley Ranch

16350 S State Highway 115, Colorado Springs, CO 80926-9697
+1 719-576-0741
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried chicken” (33 reviews)
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16350 S State Highway 115, Colorado Springs, CO 80926-9697
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I friend of mine knew about this place. She made us reservations. We went on Friday night, had the chicken fried steak. All of it was amazing! We even sprang for the coconut cream pie, wonderful. I would get reservations if you go, served home-style,...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

It was a wonderful evening...a nice, relaxing drive.eRly arrival, we went in the the art gallery for a bit, even bought a few items, casual walk to the dining room. Still early, our choice of seating for two, was already waiting for us. The wait...More

Thank Raimond M
Preston D, Owner at Juniper Valley Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us, Raimond!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had been told this was the best fried chicken ever, however our chicken had no flavor. I would go on to say it was the worst fried chicken I've ever had, it tasted like it had been in the warmer for a few hours...More

1  Thank mnelson26
Preston D, Owner at Juniper Valley Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are really sorry to hear that. We cook fresh chicken to order so it should never be dry or tasteless - our sincere apologies.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

First... they are busy busy busy, so make reservations early. When I called, they had nothing available for 4 people for 3 days. Second... they do not take credit cards, cash and checks only. Third... they are open only limited hours. Summer hours when we...More

2  Thank HarleyNutz
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My favorite place for over 50 years! Will be celebrating my birthday with family, there this week. PLEASE never change!

1  Thank COGirl1st
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We love Juniper Valley Ranch. They have really good home cooking comfort food. Their friend chicken is the yummiest! This is a quaint little house with tons of charm. We go every summer.

2  Thank Laura S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My favorite place in Colorado to eat. I have been coming here my entire life. I make sure to tell everyone about it so that they'll stick around for another 40 years. The food is amazing. I can taste the chicken even as I type....More

1  Thank MoAndMiles
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We ate for the first time at Juniper Valley Ranch after having heard how great it was. Based on this first visit, it is unlikely we will ever return. While the wait staff was courteous, the food was terrible,particularly the fried chicken. I've never had...More

1  Thank Thr0ck
Preston D, Owner at Juniper Valley Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are really sorry to hear that. We cook fresh chicken to order but sometimes we have a bad night. I hope you give us a chance to earn your business again.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our meal was excellent, we were not disappointed with the fried chicken we had heard so much about. All the food was good and the atmosphere was great. We were the last reservation of the night and still, all the food was fresh and the...More

1  Thank falmowetc
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Our family favorite since the early 1960's. Consistently delicious! Great staff. Terrific location. Quaint older Adobe building steeped in charm. The drive from the Springs adds precious time to any family outing or a visit with out of town friends. The only downside is the...More

1  Thank seb656
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Mary P
15 September 2016|
Response from Twetibrd | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Friday Saturday Sunday up until Thanksgiving. Then they close and usually open up again around 1 April. I am not a part of this restaurant but that's just what I know or have heard.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16350 S State Highway 115, Colorado Springs, CO 80926-9697
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-576-0741
Juniper Valley Ranch opened its doors in 1951 and serves authentic country dinners in a rustic adobe home. Dinners are served family style with a choice of fried chicken or baked ham (and chicken fried steak on Friday nights). Everything is made from scratch daily and meals include an appetizer and seasonal dessert. 4 Generations of the Parker family have ran the restaurant and in 2016 the establishment will celebrate its 65th year of operation. It is a favorite among locals and travelers alike and reservations are recommended by calling ahead.
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