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Bars and nightlife in Boulder

Top bars

Brewery
“Serving house beers including some offbeat styles & a brewpub menu plus tours & dog-friendly patio.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Pub
“A Boulder institution! Cheap, delicious, and oh-so-hippy-dippy. I don't even like the Grateful Dead and I LOVE this place. Always busy but worth the wait. Burgers are amazing and the fries are truly special.”
  • 96 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“The Med has Italian, Greek, and Spanish food, so there is something for all tastes. Their Happy Hour tapas can make a meal. ”
  • 94 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Yummy wood-fired pizza but there's often a wait, so be prepared. Just ten minutes away! Sit at the bar if you're on your own, you'll probably make a new friend.”
  • 87 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Oak is an amazing farm-to-table cuisine that never disappoints. Cozy dining atmosphere, great menu options, and great cocktails. Open for lunch and dinner. Located off of beautiful Pearl Street.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Pub
“South Boulder’s favorite microbrew pub. Great for everyone. Board games, great vegetarian options and BEER!”
  • 60 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“$$$$ Awarding winning restaurant. Pricey but worth it. Please book in advance. Bar seating available without booking but space is limited.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Feeling like trying a uniquely delicious drink? Or just want to grab your favorite beer/ wine? With your date or a couple of friends? Bitter bar is the place ... any night of the year”
  • 52 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Cocktail Bar
“Feeling like trying a uniquely delicious drink? Or just want to grab your favorite beer/ wine? With your date or a couple of friends? Bitter bar is the place ... any night of the year”
  • 52 locals recommend
Bar
“Tahona becomes Boulder's main nightclub after 10 PM on Friday and Saturday nights. Great tacos and margs outside of dancing and tequila hours! ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“One of the best restaurants in Boulder. Expensive. One block away, I can see it from my living room.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Lounge
“Loved the food, drinks, atmosphere and vibe. Great place to bring a date or have drinks with friends.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“ This place is different, and cool. They offer oxygen, tinctures, and a few alcohol drinks. Its a fun experience. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“It's all homemade sandwiches, baked goods, mate, & it's open 24hrs. Closed on Sundays I believe. Its run by the 12 tribes commumity.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Night Club
“The only nightclub in Boulder, the rooftop bar adds a nice touch. Popular with the university students, drink specials are usually impressive and promotions change weekly.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Night Club
  • 1 local recommends

Music venues

Music Venue
“This venue hosts a myriad of artists and events. Always worth a look on their calendar to see who or what is playing.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Check their website for shows. The venue is a one minute walk away from Cafe Aion (see recommended restaurants).”
  • 34 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Be a part of the studio audience at a LIVE taping of the nationally syndicated eTown radio program”
  • 18 locals recommend
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