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Paradise Cafe

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303 Elk Ave, Forest Queen Hotel, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent brunch menu, good value, lovely staff and setting -- the coffee, however, is absolutely awful!

Thank Voyageur117
Temple, Texas
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this cafe is no longer on Elk st....it has moved across the street from the activities center. still the best breakfast in the rockies. located in a cozy little building with large windows that look out on mount Crested Butte. Will be really busy in peak seasons. Fast friendly service and coffee from Camp-for-Coffed Co. Large servings, so don't let... More 

Thank mmiller007
Rye Brook, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meals there very much and the service was great; very attentive staff. Good for a pleasant meal or a filling breakfast.

Thank lilRyeBrook
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76 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here several times for breakfast and the food and service have been good. So we decided to try out lunch time. No surprise - my patty melted was tasty and my wife's Reuben was just tasty. We both had the soup of the day, which was turkey and bacon and was excellent. Prices are quite moderate.

Thank David H
Toronto, Canada
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Have a nice early breakfast. Very busy so dont exoect to relax here. Its an rat and run .. go touring by bike ( not car) .. to burn it off. Park the car slow diwn bike from town ( challenge the hills? )to burn off your FAB skillet meal!

Thank Travel333333A
Richmond, Virginia
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117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Had a great breakfast of pancakes and a gluten free choice. Service was very good and the meal was delicious. Coffee and tea was refreshed without asking. Prices are reasonable. Not a huge place and maybe a wait. But I will be back.

Thank Anne F
Broomfield, Colorado
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Very nice and homey brunch spot. Very friendly service, good prices. The chai was delicious, food was hearty and tasty.

Thank ms9331
Sarasota, Florida
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We are visiting friends that live in CB and they took us here for breakfast. The staff are very friendly and attentive, your coffee cup never goes empty. My breakfast with eggs, chorizo sausage and French toast was excellent, hot and fresh. My wife's egg scramble with green chiles and cheese on fried red potato pieces was even better. Prices... More 

Thank Bob M
Joplin, Missouri
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Ate lunch here in July 2015. Were seated on the patio. I had the club sandwich -- excellent! Loaded with meat, tomatoes, etc. Service was excellent. Great place for lunch in CB!

Thank MikeLa10672
Arvada, Colorado
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Wow! The Huevos Rancheros I had was simply amazing! Arguably the best I've ever had and I'm originally from Texas (so I've had a ton). My wife enjoyed her french toast as well. The service was great and some of the most reasonable pricing we found while in CB. Probably the best breakfast/brunch joint in CB so don't miss out!... More 

Thank jrog9832

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, 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: 970-349-6233

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?