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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (19 reviews)
“meatloaf” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
304 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9651
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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 24 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 20 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 14 September 2017

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

Thank JeeperSteve93
Reviewed 11 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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Jan's is not a chain...more Mom and Pop. Food is good, fairly diverse menu. Great service THE PIES!!!! The waitress named off at least 12-15 different pies. At nearly $5 per piece it should be good....and it is!!!! The chocolate truffle pie was to die...More

Thank milehitraveler16
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We have eaten at Jan's four times now so I feel qualified to review the establishment and their food. The chicken fried steak was OK but not outstanding; the mashed potatoes that came with the CFS were synthetic or something. Next was the meatloaf, which...More

Thank Donald J
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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