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Midland Depot at the Imperial Hotel

123 N. Third Street, Cripple Creek, CO
+1 719-689-2561
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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123 N. Third Street, Cripple Creek, CO
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

We were just here this weekend. Both the Midland Depot and the Red Rooster Bar were both open for lunch and dinner. They have just started their summer season full service, so maybe that is why the previous reviewer may have thought they were closed....More

1  Thank LLerner
Reviewed 8 May 2015

The "Imperial Casino" which was bought out for a short time & became "Big Jim's" is closed and only has an "antique shop" on the lower floor. No Casino, No restaurant, No "rooster bar", nothing. All closed. Hopefully will become something again in the near...More

2  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We were one of the few people in there on a Friday night but the food and service were amazing. We definitely recommend giving it a try.

2  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We went on a Friday night around 6:30pm and the place was at a little over half capacity. The waitress forgot to bring us the bread we asked for, but other than that she was good. With the food being pretty inexpensive, I was not...More

1  Thank tourguide337
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Restaurant is located in an old hotel. Lots of history for ambiance, the food is better than average Italian, and you can tell it's made with quality ingredients. The restaurant was not overcrowded, the noise level was good and they take reservations. Excellent value and...More

1  Thank Byrnebrew
Reviewed 10 September 2014

After exploring the wonderful Cripple Creek museum, we wanted a light lunch, and were able to get it . . . . hamburgers, great; ham and cheese, tasty and split for the two of us; shrimp cocktail, good and got an extra shrimp because order...More

1  Thank Lauralyn T
Reviewed 20 August 2014

The service was very attentive, but the ambiance and food were only average. The prices are pretty inexpensive so I guess you get what you pay for.

1  Thank astrobob
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We were walking the town and had worked up an appetite on our recent visit to Cripple Creek, CO. We stopped into the Midland Depot at the Imperial Hotel, which is downtown, and after reading the menu, decided to give it a try. The pace...More

1  Thank Phoenix_AZShredder
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Only two pages on the menu but there's a lot there. Loved the beer cheese soup and the penne puttanesca was spicy and quite tasty. My wife judges an Italian eatery the first time by the quality of its spaghetti bolognese, which she deemed pretty...More

3  Thank FantomDriver
Reviewed 16 April 2014

You won't be disappointed with the dining experience at Midland Depot. Everything is so fresh and made by someone who really cares about the quality and presentation. The atmosphere will take you back in time. The servers are friendly and efficient. As a local of...More

2  Thank Amy G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 14
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 N. Third Street, Cripple Creek, CO
    (Carr Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cripple Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 719-689-2561
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The Midland Depot located in the Historic Imperial Hotel, brings more than 100 years of history, renovated so everything is brand new in the kitchen - yet the experience in the restaurant brings back memories of days gone by.
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