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J & L Cafe

423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
+1 970-522-3625
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (6 reviews)
“fried chicken” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is cattle town café! But that is soon overcome by the excellent service and food. The senior Turkey dinner is just like Thanksgiving! Has stuffing, gravy, cranberry and comes with salad, drink ,rolls and dessert for $8.99. It is more than you can...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well I had dinner and breakfast at this café. They did have a large selection and it seem like every local went to this restaurant. Service and food was all good. I found it to be friendly and the good place to eat overall. You...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our lunches were good, a great price and plentiful. There were lots of daily specials listed on a board. We appreciated having a senior menu with smaller portions. Our server was attentive. It's an older diner atmosphere but the restrooms were very clean.

Thank 4bett
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Best place to eat in Sterling has good food at a reasonable price, friendly staff, and family atmosphere.

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Food for both breakfast and dinner was good. Took a while to get our check though. It is worth a trip into town.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Great hidden gem off the interstate traveling through. Small wait to be seated food was fast and very good.

Thank Janet K. S
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 7 which is large for this restaurant and we had no wait. Service was fast and excellent the food came out hot and fresh. The group had a club sandwich, a French dip, chicken fried steak, and the ribeye. There...More

Thank ben r
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We stopped in Sterling overnight during a trip to Golden. Knew nothing about places to eat so picked the J & L on a whim. So glad we did. Kind of rustic but lots of charm. My Wife and I shared a Shrimp Dinner and...More

Thank Derald43
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Food is cooked like i like and I will return because the prices are very reasonable. Place isn't a five or four 🌟 place but is a welcoming home town, friendly place.

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful customer service. Great food. Food is delicious and is hot served. Your choice of coffee or iced tee.

Thank jmdm32
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:15 am - 3:00 pm
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
5:15 am - 8:00 pm
5:15 am - 8:30 pm
5:15 am - 8:30 pm
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
Great little locally owned restaurant.
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