Boulder Restaurants

Boulder, CO has recently been named Bon Appétit’s “Foodiest Town in America” so you will be sure to find something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds.

The dining scene in Boulder, CO is as exciting and diverse as the community itself. Restaurants in Boulder, CO feature cuisine from around the globe, including Mexican, Asian, Italian, and of course, contemporary and continental American. From organic, local establishments featuring “farm to table” food to elegant restaurants offering lavish dishes prepared by award-winning chefs, the quest for a memorable meal ends here. Every type of food and every sort of atmosphere can be found on one of the local menus in Boulder, Colorado.

Boulder’s residents know how to enjoy themselves. Numerous local breweries, outdoor cafés, and intimate restaurants line the streets in several of Boulder’s unique districts and neighborhoods. Delicious green cuisine and organic delights can be found everywhere: the Pearl Street Mall, Twenty Ninth Street Retail District, and both North and South Boulder. The Hill District, adjacent to the University of Colorado, is another happening area in which to sample Boulder’s lively nightlife scene and check out some of the locally-brewed craft micro beers that Boulder is famous for.

Here are a few of Boulder Inn’s favorite places to dine (scroll to bottom to book a table online):

Boulder Chop House

Boulder ChopHouse & Tavern

921 Walnut Street – Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 443-1188

A classic 1940’s steakhouse; cozy booths, fine wine, and great steaks.

Brasserie Ten Ten

Brasserie Ten Ten

1011 Walnut Street -
Boulder, CO 80302

(303) 998-1010

Nouveau French dining in the heart of downtown Boulder.



645 30th Street - Boulder, CO 80303
(303) 938-9300
Offering outstanding authentic classic Italian cuisine within easy walking distance from the hotel.

Chautauqua Dining Hall

Chautauqua Dining Hall

900 Baseline Road - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 440-3776
Located at the base of Boulder's Flatirons, Chautauqua Park is on the National Register of Historic Places. The dining hall is best known the breathtaking view from its outdoor patio.

The Dushanbee Teahouse

1770 13th Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-4993
The only structure of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. This stunning teahouse was given to the city of Boulder by its sister city of Dushanbe, Tajikistan as a symbol of U.S. and Soviet relations. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Flagstaff House

The Flagstaff House Restaurant

1138 Flagstaff Drive - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-4640
Similarly located on Baseline Road, overlooking Boulder at an elevation of 6,000 feet, this Mobile 4-star restaurant boasts a 20,000-bottle wine cellar.


Frasca Food and Wine

1738 Pearl Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-6966
In 2005, Food and Wine magazine awarded Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson the prestigious title of Best New Chef in America. Co-owner Bobby Stuckey is one of only 100 master sommeliers in the world.

The Kitchen

The Kitchen Cafe

1039 Pearl Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 544-5937
The Kitchen is located in one of Boulder's beautiful landmarked buildings on Pearl Street.



1739 Pearl Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-7233
The name means “the artist’s studio” and at L’Atelier, Chef/Owner Radek Cerny creates fine art at every seating.

The Med

The Mediterranean

1002 Walnut Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-5335
Since its opening in 1993, the locally owned and operated Mediterranean Restaurant has become a Boulder institution.

Restaurant 4580

Restaurant 4580

4580 Broadway Street - Boulder, CO 80304
(303) 448-1500

A neighborhood restaurant featuring Mediterranean food and wine.

Boulder Cork

Boulder Cork

3295 30th Street - Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 443-9505

A locals favorite since 1969. Our menu offers a variety of foods specializing in steaks, prime rib and seafood. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 10 years.

Celestial Seasonings

Celestial Seasonings

4600 Sleepytime Drive - Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 530-5300

Daily specials including delicious and healthy low fat and vegetarian items. Homemade soups and a fresh salad bar with many selections. Sandwiches and burgers. Sample any of our teas -- over 40 varieties! Take in the view of the continental divide and the Rocky Mountain front range from our patio.

The Dark Horse

The Dark Horse

2922 Baseline Road - Boulder, CO 80303
(303) 442-8162

A Boulder landmark since 1975, this unique food-and-beverage emporium is adored with movie props and turn of the century antiques. The Dark Horse is located just. .1 mile from the Boulder in so come on over for the famous Burger Madness every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.



1136 Pearl Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 938-0330

Nouveau style Japanese Restaurant. Excellent sushi with great happy hour and different specials every day!



Jax Fish House

928 Pearl Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-1811

The award-winning seafood restaurant that features fresh fish flown in daily, a LIVE raw oyster bar with up to 8 different varieties of oysters on the half shell, innovative entrees, extensive wine list, creative house-made vodka-fruit infusions, local minibrews, eclectic local art and friendly, knowledgeable staff all in a fun & funky atmosphere.



1047 Pearl Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-6258

The philosophy at Salt is simple; a belief that the best food travels the shortest distance from farm to table, that menus should change with the seasons and that the locally sourced ingredients, combined with European technique and innovative thinking make for a truly remarkable experience.

West End Tavern

The West End Tavern

926 Pearl Street - Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-3535

Recently named one of the Top 10 New Restaurants in Denver by 5280 magazine. The rooftop deck is open year round and affords remarkable views of the Flatirons beneath 300 days of sunshine and our rooftop heaters in the winter. The antique wooden bar is home to more than 50 of the finest bourbons in the land and creative cocktails.

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