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J & L Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
+1 970-522-3625
Today
05:15 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 05:15 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 05:15 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 05:15 - 20:30
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Iliff, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots of locals must mean good food! I usually come to eat here with my mom and we love the Early Bird special for breakfast. They also make a delicious bacon cheeseburger!

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Thank MaulerSchmidt
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love eating here! I am visiting Sterling Colorado and have gone to the J &L Cafe 4 times in 7 days! I especially loved the liver and onions ... Yes, I know so of you don't like it, but I do! And my wife won't make it for me! I also had a fantastic four she and chips and... More 

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Thank B Leland B
Sterling, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Always a great meal n service make this place a must! Friendly service n reasonable prices! Great family ran cafe! Not many left like this one!

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Thank twins18
Colorado Springs
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Biscuits and gravy, hashbrowns, eggs,....you get the idea! It was a very good down home style breakfast. Our server was very friendly and stayed on top of the coffee and tea refills. Bus boy helped out too when noticed we were through eating and cleared our plates. Wish I had left room for some pie as they all looked homemade... More 

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Thank rbincos
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Awesome burgers and terrific service. The waitress was really pleasant and helpful. I would go back again.

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Thank Cynthia M
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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760 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is definitely not a fancy place and has little decor, but the service was good and the food was also good. My husband had a large salad and white fish. I had double cheese omelet and salad.

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Thank Cherie P
Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Thursday morning as we were passing through town. Breakfast was delicious. Hubby had biscuits and gravy and I had a combo with eggs, bacon and half biscuit & gravy. Food was all really good and the coffee was great. Our server was very pleasant. Definitely would stop here again when next through Sterling! Recommend!!

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Thank mikkitango
Morongo Valley, California
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Definitely not fancy, but it's a local spot that families can enjoy. Server was accomodating and helpful. Top Notch really. There were four of us, three ordered sandwiches - BLT, Philly Cheesesteak, and Turkey. I had the "Catch of the Day" which came with several sides. The fish was GOOD. The sandwiches were good. My companions were not enchanted by... More 

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Thank Pamela P
Saratoga, Wyoming
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and could not agree more with the others who have dined there and were impressed with their experience. We had lunch at J&L every day and it was perfect for us. Wish we had a J&L in our town. We would be regular customers. Didn't get there for breakfast but I'm sure it... More 

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Thank WyTroutMan
Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I ordered the "special" ham steak and eggs. The price on the special of the day board was the same as on the menu, and the waitress couldn't explain. It was good, nevertheless. My wife ordered a full stack of pancakes, which were huge. She liked them.

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Thank Ron R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
05:15 - 15:00
Monday
05:15 - 20:00
Tuesday
05:15 - 20:00
Wednesday
05:15 - 20:00
Thursday
05:15 - 20:00
Friday
05:15 - 20:30
Saturday
05:15 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 970-522-3625
Description
Great little locally owned restaurant.

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