You can't help but notice that the banquettes are turquoise and the bar is lined with chrome. In the US this would be considered and ironic hipster throwback to a diner of the 1980s. Here it is just a throwback to what was once I am sure the height of modern sophistication and which now retains a faded retro charm. This Inn and Restaurant which is located as you might have guessed 902 m above sea level is brilliantly located in a mountain pass just beside one of the entrances to Velika Planina. It is a great point of departure for a day hike or a place to stay while exploring this part of the Alps. The food is traditional Slovenian fare, think beef noodle and mushroom soups, potatoes and cutlets with see a sauces, but with a retro element on the plates as well. For instance one of my meals there featured Hawaiian Style Chicken and a cheese and cream sauce with a slice of pineapple covered by a pair of cherry tomatoes a nice amount of melted cheese. That sort of thing has not been seen on American menus since 1986 but it still tastes pretty good. Run by a kind family this is a great place and that is a favorite of locals particularly those having large and jubilant parties for 50th birthdays featuing accordion music and dancing. A great cultural experience for foreigners.
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