The Green Karst restaurants

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Restaurant Proteus

The fanciest place in town: inside is modern and white, with booths fringed by curtains, while the terrace overlooking the main square is a fine vantage point. Accomplished cooking showcases fine regional produce – …
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Modrijan Homestead

As you'd imagine, eating at the touristy complex surrounding Postojna Cave is not cheap, but here you'll get some very tasty grilled meats to fuel exploration. The menu lists an impressive seven languages and includ…
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Štorja Pod Stopnicami

Just southeast of Titov trg, this perennially popular cafe-restaurant has a menu covering all bases: coffee and cake, cracking burgers, pasta and gnocchi, and fancier fare. It has great lunchtime specials (€6). It's…
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Magdalena Food & Fun

One of the better options inside the cave complex, this place next to the entrance to Hotel Jama is slick yet casual and does terrific burgers – its cave burger is our pick for Postojna's best burger.
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Gostilna Požar

This simple, traditional restaurant has been around since the 1920s and is conveniently located next to the ticket kiosk and in perfect view of the castle. Basic rooms are available (doubles €60).
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Valvasorjev Hram

This simple eatery serves hearty dishes like jota (bean soup) and klobasa as well as pizza. It has its own wine cellar, and outside seating in summer.
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A large, no-frills, family-style restaurant southwest of Titov trg, off Tržaška cesta, Čuk takes its pizza seriously but offers a wide range of Slovenian mains too. There's a large playground for kids.