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51 route de Strasbourg, 68000, Colmar, France
+33 3 89 23 28 23
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
Aug 21, 2017
“Very nice”
Sep 13, 2016
“The Short Straw”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
51 route de Strasbourg, 68000, Colmar, France
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

It's a chain, for better or for worse. The service is good, food was very nice, and price-wise it was fine. It reminded me of another chain I like, the "Hippopotame" withe similar foods and "formule" menus. Good spot for decent food.

Thank marom
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The Short Straw is a literal translation of Le Court Paille and that is what we drew! The menu is what you might expect from a chain restaurant but unlike most places in France there was no flexibility at all in the menu. My wife...More

Thank ESH15
Reviewed March 2, 2015

Food here is good but service is a bit confusing. As I starter they offer bread, salami and pickles. Great when one arrives to the restaurant totally hungry! By the way, they are delicious! Also food is good. Kid´s menu options are OK, but little...More

Thank alwaysandmore
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Stayed in Novotel hotel next door and decided to try this restaurant. Food was good and service was good. Staff very friendly and restaurant was clean. This is the first time we have used this chain of restaurants but will use them again.

Thank cabbie99
Reviewed September 6, 2012

We have used 'Courtepaille' a number of times after a long days drive. It offers a good range of grilled dishes with a French twist. At this particular restaurant the service was excellent and attentive. The food was straightforward and of a good quality, unlike...More

Thank eonaLondon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 route de Strasbourg, 68000, Colmar, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Haut-Rhin  >  Colmar
  • Phone Number: +33 3 89 23 28 23
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