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Jack and Janelle's Country Kitchen

801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
+1 970-565-2572
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (12 reviews)
“hash browns” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast as I really wanted some biscuits and gravy. Their biscuits were large are nicely baked. The gravy was thick but lacked flavor. A little Tabasco sauce fixed that... The eggs were done right, and the bacon was bacon. Coffee was actually...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

None of my friends would ever describe me as picky, but even my standards are not so low as to begin to recommend this place. I very rarely write reviews unless an experience is really good or really bad. This place falls into the latter...More

Thank Colo_Dive_Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a fancy place but good food. We arrived just after a group of 20 so our order got a bit delayed. Both the server and the owner alerted us of this and we very nice.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here. They have a nice variety on the menu. It’s a comfort food kind of place, which was nice. The service was excellent! It was very clean. The salad bar was nice and well stocked. The portions are large. My husband...More

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a true 'Mom & Pop' local restaurant that is actually run and staffed by "mom & pop'. The owner takes a lot of pride in his food and genuinely wants to know if anything isn't right. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I should have known that fake flowers meant fake food. Half of the outside pots were full of real flowers and half were fake. That should have warned us. The good – Jack and Janelle work the restaurant. They seem like friendly, hard-working folks. They...More

Thank StephPlum2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was homemade and delicious. The owner was friendly and the waitstaff caring. They were able to offer almost the entire menu to be gluten free. The food was so good, we came back a second time.

Thank Beverly F
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Hate national chain restaurants and always on the lookout for a local “mom and pop”. J&J’s CK was like discovering gold. My friend’s meatloaf and my “French onion chicken” were great. The salad bar was well stocked with a variety of ingredients and dressings. Prices...More

Thank Arthur J L
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Since we are on the road, we went only twice but if we would have lived in Cortez CO, we would have gone more! The owner- Jack- was very friendly and kind and so were the waitresses. The food was very tasty, big portions and...More

Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I had the turkey noodle soup and citrus chicken with baked potato. The soup was salted just right, most are too salty. The chicken was cooked perfectly and the citrus was an unexpected good touch. The owner/chef was very friendly and came out and talked...More

Thank Carson W
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6 April 2017|
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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|
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Response from Ilene S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Call and ask... good chow in any case.
Catherine S
15 August 2016|
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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