We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
29956 W US Hwy 160, South Fork, CO 81154-9501
+1 719-873-5852
Today
11:00 - 21:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 71: English reviews
Houston
Level Contributor
106 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed walking to the malt shop during our stay in South Fork. It was a great milkshake - but $4 seems kinda steep. Especially when you sit outside and swat mosquitos. But we'd go again. Kids had fun.

Helpful?
Thank HoustonTexasDad
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We have been coming to this establishment for the last 4 years on our visit to South Fork. Great Malt Shakes & Huge Variety. The lines look long, but worth the wait!

Helpful?
Thank Shawna M
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

If you like paying $4.00 for a 16 ounce milkshake and waiting 30 minutes for one shake, go for it. Its amazing the prices charged at this establishment. Understand that small seasonal businesses need to make $$, but the prices here were laughable and ice cream is nothing special

Helpful?
Thank Alli E
Cleburne, Texas
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Very good burger. So many fries we could have split and order. Quite tasty and seasoning on fries. Did not try the malts. Outdoor eating only.

Helpful?
Thank pdchristian
Nocona, Texas
Level Contributor
26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Always have excellent service here and the seasoned fries are great. We have had Cheeseburger Baskets and Chicken Strip baskets and the food is always very good. Top it off with a malt or soft serve ice cream "twist" with chocolate and vanilla. a little pricey for ice cream cone (3.00 small/3.50 for large) but well worth it.

Helpful?
Thank FFenner1954
Alamosa, Colorado
Level Contributor
41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

We always stop there. Sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, fries, sweet potato fries, and more, but the best are the shakes and malts---they alone are worth a stop at this little roadside stand.

Helpful?
Thank Patricia S
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Burgers average but think could improve on meat quality. They were out of onion rings. Seating outside only and we were attacked by mosquitos and had to leave. Kids enjoyed their food and went back for more malts!

Helpful?
Thank EscapetheHeat09
Durango, Colorado
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Food ok for $5-6, not 10-12... kids meal $6. We got three cheeseburgers with fries with drink and kids meal with drink ...$46.00. Bring bug spray all tables outside.

Helpful?
Thank Xcskier1968
South Fork, Colorado
Level Contributor
108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This place has been in South Fork since the beginning of time. It's a local favorite. Nothing special. Exactly as advertised.

Helpful?
Thank james k
Tomball, Texas
Level Contributor
30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

Cute small shop located at the end of a strip center (located near the Summit Ski Rental). Great location. Fabulous options & hearty helpings of ice cream!

Helpful?
Thank TClann

Travellers who viewed Jan's Malt Shop also viewed

 

Been to Jan's Malt Shop? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29956 W US Hwy 160, South Fork, CO 81154-9501
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  South Fork
  • Phone Number: +1 719-873-5852

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jan's Malt Shop staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?