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Paradise Cafe

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303 Elk Ave, Forest Queen Hotel, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-6233
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Evergreen, Colorado
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 The location on 6th Street is charming (I noticed the address listed on Trip Advisor as of today is outdated).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 a very generous size (I had the banana and my husband had the chocolate chip).... More 

Thank Lebasi10
Grand Junction, Colorado
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349 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 eat in and the service was good.

Thank COparrotheads
Ark City, Kansas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 he's ever had! The portions are rather large, which is great with four boys! The... More 

Thank luvmy3ksboys
Boulder, CO
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160 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 seated.

Thank BoulderTravelers5
Crested Butte, Colorado
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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
Texas City, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Large portions and the oatmeal was terrific as was the corned beef hash, The wait staff was very efficient and friendly.

Thank Doylene C
Greenwood Village, Colorado
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267 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Unless you hate breakfast, you'll love the Paradise. It has wonderful selections from wonderful cooks, presented by some wonderful people. Paradise is a CB consensus favorite for a reason. Don't miss it.

Thank Albert A
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 18 October 2016

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

Thank Voyageur117

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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?