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J & L Cafe

423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
+1 970-522-3625
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
“fried chicken” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Lots of locals must mean good food! I usually come to eat here with my mom and we love the Early Bird special for breakfast. They also make a delicious bacon cheeseburger!

Thank MaulerSchmidt
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

I love eating here! I am visiting Sterling Colorado and have gone to the J &L Cafe 4 times in 7 days! I especially loved the liver and onions ... Yes, I know so of you don't like it, but I do! And my wife...More

Thank B Leland B
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Always a great meal n service make this place a must! Friendly service n reasonable prices! Great family ran cafe! Not many left like this one!

Thank twins18
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Biscuits and gravy, hashbrowns, eggs,....you get the idea! It was a very good down home style breakfast. Our server was very friendly and stayed on top of the coffee and tea refills. Bus boy helped out too when noticed we were through eating and cleared...More

Thank rbincos
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Awesome burgers and terrific service. The waitress was really pleasant and helpful. I would go back again.

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is definitely not a fancy place and has little decor, but the service was good and the food was also good. My husband had a large salad and white fish. I had double cheese omelet and salad.

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Thursday morning as we were passing through town. Breakfast was delicious. Hubby had biscuits and gravy and I had a combo with eggs, bacon and half biscuit & gravy. Food was all really good and the coffee was great. Our server was very...More

Thank mikkitango
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Definitely not fancy, but it's a local spot that families can enjoy. Server was accomodating and helpful. Top Notch really. There were four of us, three ordered sandwiches - BLT, Philly Cheesesteak, and Turkey. I had the "Catch of the Day" which came with several...More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and could not agree more with the others who have dined there and were impressed with their experience. We had lunch at J&L every day and it was perfect for us. Wish we had a J&L in our...More

Thank WyTroutMan
Reviewed August 29, 2016

I ordered the "special" ham steak and eggs. The price on the special of the day board was the same as on the menu, and the waitress couldn't explain. It was good, nevertheless. My wife ordered a full stack of pancakes, which were huge. She...More

Thank Ron R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:15 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:15 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 N 3rd St, Sterling, CO 80751-3301
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 970-522-3625
Great little locally owned restaurant.
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