We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jack and Janelle's Country Kitchen

801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
+1 970-565-2572
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (18 reviews)
“apple pie” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (370)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 346 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I eat breakfast here at least once a month or more and have been for several years. One or both owners are always there and super friendly. The food of course is great or we wouldn't go back. My Husband loves the...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This restaurant location has been around cortez for a long time many owners have come and gone, the food here is comfortable and uncomplicated the atmosphere is the same, don't expect a complicated menu and fancy plate presentation it is just honest food and honest...More

Thank bkiitchen
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The food is average. The chicken fried steak was a little tough, and the ice tea did not have much flavor. They had a nice salad bar and the potato soup I had was very tasty. I was a little disappointed when the waitress would...More

Thank BoscoHouston
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

They have the best French dip and green chili burger in town!! Super friendly staff and environment.

Thank Madison L
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The price is right! The one egg breakfast comes with hash browns, choice of meat and toast or biscuit for about $7. The children's menu is available for anyone and you can get the same meal for about half price. My egg was cooked over...More

Thank RIki S
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We are summer visitors to Cortez and Dolores and have eaten here many times. Nothing fancy and both Jack and Jannelle are very friendly people. Breakfast was good and eggs and sausage were cooked the way we ordered. You won’t go away hungry. Also jack...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Within walking distance from motel which was nice. Coffee was plentiful and hot. Service was outstanding as one waitress and she had several parties of two or more and a group of 8. Food was good and fast out of the kitchen (noticed at least...More

Thank Betsy G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Entered from the back and there was a strange smell before walking into the restaurant. The menus were dirty. Salad bar did not look appetizing to me. Decided not to order and left.

Thank Granny_Annie327
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Clean, Country, Casual, Friendly, Fair Prices, No Fake Food Here! It's Real Down Home Cookin Here. I had two scrambled eggs, hasbrowns and corned beef grilled to perfection! On the side was a deliciously flaky buttermilk biscuit. Full plate for sure. Both Jack and Janelle...More

Thank Hayden P
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I got the meatloaf and hubby got the country fried steak. Everything needed more spices!! Good service, clean. Good salad bar.

Thank dputland
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Cortez
Aneth Lodge
106 reviews
.10 km away
Best Western Turquoise Inn & Suites
1,110 reviews
.22 km away
Super 8 Cortez/Mesa Verde Area
413 reviews
.30 km away
Travelodge Cortez
331 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Thai Cortez & Sushi
285 reviews
.65 km away
La Casita De Cortez
627 reviews
.49 km away
Gustavo's Mexican Restaurant & Bar
251 reviews
.74 km away
Moose & More
65 reviews
.88 km away
Nearby Attractions
Colorado Welcome Center
212 reviews
.17 km away
Cortez Cultural Center
83 reviews
.94 km away
Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum
26 reviews
1.36 km away
The Sunflower Theatre
8 reviews
.89 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
6 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from sivardjr | Reviewed this property |
They are open every day, including Sunday. On Sunday, they have a brunch menu. I think they open around 7:00 every day.
Than D
17 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Ilene S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Call and ask... good chow in any case.
Catherine S
15 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from tigergrad00 | Reviewed this property |
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-565-2572
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing