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The Old Croatian - CLOSED

129 Elk Avenue, Forest Queen Hotel, Crested Butte, CO
(970) 349-0236
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Cuisines: Eastern European
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Feb 4, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations

15 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Weatherford, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

It's closed. CLOSED Replaced by Coal Creek grill It's closed. CLOSED Replaced by Coal Creek grill It's closed. CLOSED Replaced by Coal Creek grill

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Paonia, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The food was a little different than i have had. nt bad but not great. High priedand service as not great.

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Weatherford, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Old Croatian has closed and Paradise Cafe has moved to the Forest Queen Hotel. Paradise was moved out of its long time location in the Company Store building. Look for "the Baggins" breakfast dish to be restored to the Forest Queen..

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Alamosa, CO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

It was cold, we had colds, and so wanted some comfort food. It was comfort food, but high concept and well done. We just happened by on the street and liked the smells coming out. Liked the food, liked the old hotel atmosphere, and liked the friendly and helpful owners, who were also staff. Very cool.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Nice atmosphere outside, but limited menu. The food was pretty average, but they do have a pretty good wine list.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012 via mobile

Sitting on the patio next to a river listening to a man playing old cowboy trail music. Chicken sandwich with bacon, pesto spread, rosted red peppers. Homemade French fries, and purple cabbage slaw with pecans and figs. Desert was a strawberry tart with jalapeño. Amazing atmosphere and good food at a good price.

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

With a name like the Old Croatian, and Croatian ownership, we were hoping for something a little more exotic. The food was fine and reasonably priced. And we could get in without reservations on a Saturday night.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Unique flavors. We went here for appetizers before meeting up with friends - had the lamb skewers and squash blossoms stuffed with goat cheese....yum is all I have to say.

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Alabama
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We had looked online and the website for this restaurant listed Snitzel, Spatzle, Pierogies, Goulash and Struedel. None of these items were on the menu so I guess these are just available in winter. The website notes that a "summer menu" is available but it would have been nice to know that the summer menu is very different from menu... More

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Denver
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

What a surprise, fantastic dinner. We stopped in one night for live music and drinks. Had a great time. Talked to the bartender (who I would later discover is the proprietor) and said they had a french trained culinary chef and made a great dinner. I was a little skeptical but thought what do I have to lose in trying.... More

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