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the Farm Bistro

34 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3141
+1 970-565-3834
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb meatballs” (21 reviews)
“salad” (40 reviews)
“blue corn” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3141
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visiting Cortez and went to the Farm Bistro on recommendation of the staff at our hotel. Wow, were we impressed! I had yak skirt steak which was delicious but the side dishes of roasted potatoes and mixed veggies almost overwhelmed the meat part of the...More

Thank ALC82
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Black Bean Burger was excellent, this is home made, seems made exactly when ordered, not hours before, things take a little longer here. The best veg burger we had in ages.

Thank chris p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here for lunch several times, decided to try for dinner. Fries were great. The yak burgers we're pretty good as well. Service was a little slow. Think will keep it on the list for lunch, but not sure about dinner.

Thank Tundra970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’d been on the road for 3 days, every night in a different rural village in southern Utah. Food was hit or miss and light on vegetables and heavy on meat centric meals. We pulled into Cortez, CO and were told about this place among...More

Thank MsSoxtoyou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always stop here when in Cortez. Tasty locally sourced meals are well-prepared and fairly priced.

Thank occdoc7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was acceptable, but the service was slow. There was confusion as to who would serve us, so the first time we saw a server was 20 mins after we arrived. We immediately ordered beer and our meal. We were asked if we wanted...More

Thank Carlovers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice atmosphere. The service was friendly. There are plenty of gluten free options. Fresh food. I had the Morroccan Meatballs; Amazing! Also the Yac was local and delicious. Also, we ordered a rwlenno pie, which was nothing special. The martinis were wonderful, however.

Thank Beverly F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in nearby Durango and often stop by for soup and salad or a sandwich when passing thru Cortez. Today we tried a burger with a salad. As usual the salad and dressing were delicious but the burger! Over cooked, dry and teeny. It...More

Thank Galen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we ordered was over cooked. Salad was good, hamburger bun was homemade and delicious. But the chicken was dry.and chicken fried steak was almost burnt, and potatoes and gravy were cold

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped by for burgers and salads. The food was great, fresh, homemade buns and fries. Our waiter was also great. We will come back.

Thank KAMc777
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Questions & Answers
23 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from sevenmeadows | Property representative |
sorry we missed you but no... weekends are when we farm!
20 November 2016|
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Response from sevenmeadows | Property representative |
Hi, I'm Laurie, owner of The Farm Bistro. Fish is not on our regular menu, but we often serve Colorado striped bass as a dinner special.
5 May 2015|
Response from Bulletbob1939 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know the exact number, but many. You might want to check out their website menu. My wife did all of the legwork. The restaurant is known for its natural food selections.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3141
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-565-3834
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Farm to table lunch and dinner. Steaks, sandwiches, salads, soups, pasta, pizza. Featuring local and organic ingredients. Farm stand, art gallery, books, locally made products.
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