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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” (20 reviews)
“meatloaf” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jan's is hands down the best breakfast in my radius. I live in Leadville and would absolutely drive the 35 miles to Jan's for breakfast rather than the same distance in the opposite direction to Summit County. Great biscuits and gravy, crispy bacon, and a...More

Thank kboyle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the cleanest place (bathroom) but pretty darn friendly. Fresh flowers on the table for Easter and a cozy fireplace. The omelette with a side of green chili was great, not too warm.

Thank Funkytown19
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Excellent, friendly service. Wide variety of choices on the menu. The locals eat here, so you know it's good. Any burger will not disappoint.

Thank lkenn1410
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Jan’s menu has basic food like chicken, meatloaf, and spaghetti. The dinner entrees were served in large portions but were only average tasting. A salad plus one dinner entrée is probably enough for two people. The chicken tacos were very good and were served in...More

Thank Elle989
Reviewed 12 January 2018

You will never leave Jan's hungry! Very good breakfast with large portions. Good breakfast burritos, tasty biscuits and gravy, large selection of choices. Service is always friendly

Thank Klay K
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We love eating here when we are in town. Excellent portions, food is always good. Staff are always friendly. Cant go wrong with breakfast here.

Thank beachbumBELLA
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My boyfriend goes off-roading at Carnage Canyon and we camp out for the weekend frequently. I can't go along due to having two dogs who hate it so I have spent a lot of time by myself with the dogs driving around, trying to find...More

Thank eedoonan
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

On our way from Pagosa Springs to Denver stopped here for lunch. Everyone was attentive to our every need, not just our waitress. Food was all homemade - turkey and roast beef roasted on premises. The portions are generous. Great place to stop!

Thank Keggies2
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I was looking for a place to stay Thanksgiving night, but did not have much luck in town. Before it got too late, I stopped in at Jan's. They were open on Thanksgiving and offering a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Although, it was past the time...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a very traditional American cuisine place. We split the Hot Roast Beef (open faced) sandwich. You don't find this at McDs. And it was almost too much for two people. I've had roast beef that was more tender and it didn't stay hot...More

Thank Dan K
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Sandy R
18 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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