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Jan's Family Restaurant and Lounge

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304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
+1 719-395-6940
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with the family at Mt. Princeton hot springs for a few days and this was a great alternative from the lodge food and cheaper. The food was great and the service was excellent. The pancakes are as big as your head! Gluten free and power beard patrons will not find happiness here. This is an old fashion carb... More 

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Salida, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When ever I am in BV I stop at Jans. Good food at a reasonable price. Good local atmosphere and friendly service.

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Thank RockyMountainJeep
Colorado
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Just a quick lunch. Had to navigate through a lot of road work but well worth it. I had a chicken fried steak sandwich. Sorry did not get the waitress's name but very nice and my mountain dew glass never went empty. Very tasty and filled me up for the rest of the day.

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Thank Charles H
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Jan's is where you need to top off your tummy. We've never had anything other than breakfast here, but the servings are huge and the contents delicious. Now and then they feature specialty sausages containing area wild game. They can be spicy, but you ought to give them a try. The service is good and the prices are wallet-friendly. Buena... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great friendly service, food is excellent. =) Worth the time to have a great meal and enjoy the view.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Service was fast, friendly, and attentive. Portions were large enough that I couldn't finish, only negative would be the daily vegetable - not my favorite. We had heard the pie was recommended, so we did get some to go. I was too full to eat mine until the next night, it was still delicious with a crisp flaky crust -... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A Good breakfast. Also try the fried chicken for lunch or dinner. Lots of locals make this a regular stop for food.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

You know who you are - you wouldn't even venture in there unless someone recommended it. You need a trendy coffee shop or a brewery! Well, the trendy coffee shops on Main Street don't have a full breakfast (only pastries) so this is the place. I've been visiting Jan's for the 20 years I've lived in Colorado. Yes, it needs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Down-home cooking at its best! We always visit Jan's when we're in Buena Vista. The staff is great -- friendly and helpful with any questions we might have. The service is quick. The food is delicious! I love the chicken-fried chicken!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My husband had breakfast here before we left after a traumatic car breakdown. He said it was very good and it helped him get through another long day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 719-395-6940

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?