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Once Upon a Sandwich

7 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3133
+1 970-565-8292
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“sandwich” (26 reviews)
“wraps” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Delicatessen, Soups
7 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3133
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stooped in with at group of 11 and the staff handled us like pros. Great selection of sandwiches and a whole lot more. Cold PBR and Stella on tap - does it get any better? One of the few places open on Sunday and it's...More

1  Thank GunnerAZ
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived at once upon a sandwich just after 11 and were served immediately. The menu was broad, but we all four of us ordered the specials.....clam chowder,steak and vegetable soup, chicken sandwiches. Everything was served with a smile, quickly and the food was excellent...More

Thank robert H
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Pan-fried trout over rice with salad. Very tasty. Cooked properly. Good service. Clean toilet. Narrow old storefront behind a bar in old downtown. Free street parking. I would definitely come again.

Thank JimLud
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A friend and I ate lunch here this past week. His salad was fine but the steak sandwich I ordered was tough as leather and returned it. Waitress was very accommodating and substituted a burger which was fine as well as reduced the bill. Because...More

Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed 17 September 2016

On our way to Mesa Verde we stopped here for lunch. Two of us got the Navajo Tacos which I had never heard of before. When I first saw the plate I wasn't too sure about the sauce, but this was delicious. Not like any...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Apparently this place changes after 7 PM from a great lunch sandwich shop to a loud noisy karaoke We arrive a couple of minutes after 7 and found the menu changed to a very limited choice of sandwiches. The staff was heavily involved in setting...More

Thank TXRVer09
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I'm a sucker for sandwiches, so I ate here twice during my week in Cortez. They have hot pastrami on rye, by god. If you like a sandwich--and a full bar, although I only had lunch here--this is the spot. I would eat here most...More

Thank GhengisWan
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I had it really been and a beer, and my wife special ordered something with chicken and avocados. It could not have been better! I can't wait to go back.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

My mom and I stopped by here on the way to Mesa Verde. We got there a couple minutes after closing. I was in the process of googling somewhere else when a guy opened the door and kindly insisted we come on in and order....More

Thank salowi
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches with a lot of variety. Food really is exceptional across the board and service is great. Very clean.

Thank lukqbwr4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3133
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-565-8292
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