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Paradise Cafe

303 Elk Ave, Forest Queen Hotel, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-6233
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
303 Elk Ave, Forest Queen Hotel, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a wonderful spot for brunch, a favorite of my friend, who is a local. Google says this is part of the Paradise Cafe chain, but I'm pretty sure this restaurant is locally owned. It is in a historic building and feels nothing like...More

Thank Holly L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bright atmosphere. Good food. Generous portions. Friendly service. No complaints each time we went and we did go more than once during our stay.

Thank T-rad-NH
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Large choice of soups, sandwiches, and other dishes. During happy hour, not only are drink reduced but excellent prices for gyro sandwiches.

Thank David S
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Very reasonable, delicious food. The clam chowder was thick with claims and tasty. I also had the frech toast which was very filling and not too sweet. I would come back again.

Thank Zena J
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great little place for breakfast but get here early or you'll have to wait patiently in a line. Loved many of the breakfast items and their hash browns are excellent!

Thank MRicci1234
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This was our last meal before leaving Crested Butte. The location on 6th Street is charming (I noticed the address listed on Trip Advisor as of today is outdated). We ate at the bar since there were not very many tables. Pancakes were excellent and...More

Thank Lebasi10
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here during the snowmagedeon. I may have been expecting more. The food was okay but it was just regular stuff. We had a variety from a smoked salmon salad, veggie burger and sandwiches. Would I go back? Yes. Cute little area to...More

Thank COparrotheads
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast in town! The service is spectacular. They made bunny shaped chocolate chip pancakes for my children, which they loved! I had a burrito, and it was delicious. My husband had the huevoes rancheros and said the pork green chili sauce was the best...More

Thank luvmy3ksboys
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A reliable choice where the food is good, you can find something you like and the service is friendly and prompt. Location isn't great in my opinion, but that doesn't stop them from having a crowd....so go early or be prepared to wait to get...More

Thank BoulderTravelers5
Reviewed 18 December 2016

the Paradise Cafe has the best breakfast in town. I am a local and this is the only place that I will eat breakfast in Crested Butte.

Thank Craig P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Elk Ave, Forest Queen Hotel, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-6233
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