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Jan's Family Restaurant and Lounge

304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
+1 719-395-6940
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (19 reviews)
“meatloaf” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in Jan's for a bite to eat. It is wonderful to know that breakfast, lunch and dinner is server ANYTIME of the day! I am not a breakfast person so I ordered the hamburger. My spouse had the chicken fried breakfast with a...More

Thank fastfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place! It was an unexpected trip here, but well worth it. We enjoyed it so much that we went there again the next day! The service is awesome and cordial. The food is sooo good! I recommend almost everything on the menu,...More

Thank lucasashby
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you want fancy, go elsewhere. If you want good old homecooking in a pleasant atmosphere, this is your place. Very easy access with off street parking. Very competent wait staff. Stop here on your rafting trip, on the drive to Aspen over Independence Pass,...More

Thank HuskerTraveler2
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We enjoyed delicious food, (spagetti with meatballs and a burrito) in an old-school setting with friendly waitresses and waiters. Affordable and "just right".

Thank Trees0007
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Sadly, Buena Vista does not have a lot of options for breakfast. The staff were very friendly and service was good however the breakfast itself was marginal.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Chicken Fried Steak was Great and huge servings. Service was spot on, friendly and responsive. Try in and see.

Thank James R
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The food and service were excellent. Will definitely eat here again. The taco salad was delicious. My husband said the breakfast burrito was really good and double the normal size. We were full but had to try the pie too. I would highly recommend the...More

Thank 15marigold
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We ate here three times during our stay in Buena Vista. They not only have delicious & well priced food but also the best Customer Service

Thank eahofmann
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Stopped two different evenings for supper. Both meals fantastic. Place is busy with lots of local folks.

Thank JeeperSteve93
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a great place for breakfast and we always eat there when we are in town. The lunches and dinners are good as well with good choices and lots to eat. The service is always solid and the staff very friendly. Is it fancy...More

Thank Bill D47
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Sandy R
19 July 2016|
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Response from LAJ7 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if it is hand breaded but it sure is good. I am willing to think so because most of their food is home made.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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