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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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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (10 reviews)
“hash browns” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
801 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322
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1 - 10 of 339 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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

Thank dputland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch on a whim after a tour of Mesa Verde. My husband ordered the. "Navajo Taco" special which was a loaded taco on "fry"bread. He loved it. I had a 1/2 sandwich and soul. The vegetable beef soup may be the best...More

Thank Pixie512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were tired of typical hotel continental breakfast fare, and desired a home cookin' style breakfast - this was precisely the place. Reasonably priced, with large servings of freshly prepared foods; eggs, sausage and bacon cooked precisely as requested, and pancakes that melt in the...More

Thank tominfairfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My other half wanted to try the country chicken dish I had sampled in Taos, but this fell way short it was nearly all covered in an inedible crust that was rock hard and very little filling. I had the pork chop which was actually...More

Thank mallin1321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I both ordered the meatloaf. The meatloaf came with mashed potatoes and the vegetable of the day. You could have fried okra instead for an additional charge. I asked what the vegetable of the day was, and was told corn, before I...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've come here several times over the years as I've visited Cortez. It hasn't changed much, which is a good thing. Nothing fancy--just basic country-style cooking, but prepared fresh and well. The salad bar isn't large, but it has all of the basics. The portions...More

Thank Grabit177
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner of the hotel we were staying at recommended this restaurant. It was rather late Sunday evening and there are very few restaurants in Cortez with outdoor seating. We need this because we travel with a golden retriever. We were led to a rather...More

Thank flowerchild48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Doesn't have the outside eye-catching glitz and glamour, but the food is superb and the service was first class.

Thank graewolf
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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
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
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