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Food and restaurants in Boulder

Top restaurants

Tea Room
“A beautiful tea house with an equally beautiful backstory, a tale of sister-cities. If visiting in the summer season, sitting on the patio allows you to listen to the babbling Boulder creek. ”
  • 158 locals recommend
Pub
“Simply the best spot in town to get a taste of Boulder's culture. The conversations are so loud and passionate you can barely hear yourself thinking about how amazing your life is right now. ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Farm-to-table American food in an urban space, plus drinks from the upstairs community bar.”
  • 127 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Yummy Mediterranean food, including tapas and sangria. Happy hour before 6:30 pm, and a lovely flower-filled outdoor courtyard with a tuscan tile fountain.”
  • 93 locals recommend
Brewery
“Local brewery with great food and lawn games. Right across from Twin Lakes. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“My favorite breakfast place in town. Typically they have a significant wait, so I like to get my name in and walk around the Pearl Street Mall. This is a good option if you are not in a rush. My favorite is the Eggs Benedict, but it is all delicious.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Fabulous seasonal brick oven pizzas with wonderful digestives and a stellar wine selection. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“I love their brick chicken entree with a glass of Guenoc, their house white wine and a total steal.”
  • 83 locals recommend

Cafes

Tea Room
“A beautiful tea house with an equally beautiful backstory, a tale of sister-cities. If visiting in the summer season, sitting on the patio allows you to listen to the babbling Boulder creek. ”
  • 158 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“My favorite breakfast place in town. Typically they have a significant wait, so I like to get my name in and walk around the Pearl Street Mall. This is a good option if you are not in a rush. My favorite is the Eggs Benedict, but it is all delicious.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Cafe
“Local haunt for great coffee and live music almost every night of the week. A singer-songwriters venue with a great, eclectic mix of musical genres. Great late night coffee til 11pm. Locally made pastries, to-go snacks & they also serve beer, wine & hard seltzer's. ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Where I buy my locally roasted beans. CURED, the food provisions part of the shop, has lots of beautiful food and home items too. Wine shop in the back.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Consistently voted the best coffee shop in Boulder and there is a lot of competition for this title in Boulder. 8 min. walk from here.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Cafe
“Authentic New Orleans breakfasts and brunches in a small Victorian Home near the Pearl St. Mall. Bignets, Chickory coffee, traditional shrimp and sausage dishes. Very popular. Expect at least a 20 min. wait to get in.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best local bakery! Sunday morning gypsy jazz on their patio too. There's also a location in N. Boulder (on Broadway) -- A great stop on the way to Lyons or Estes Park.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bookstore
“A Boulder institution. Been here since the 80's. Excellent coffee and a nice small bookstore attached. A great place to hangout with Boulders history. ”
  • 52 locals recommend

Bakeries

Breakfast Spot
“My favorite breakfast place in town. Typically they have a significant wait, so I like to get my name in and walk around the Pearl Street Mall. This is a good option if you are not in a rush. My favorite is the Eggs Benedict, but it is all delicious.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best local bakery! Sunday morning gypsy jazz on their patio too. There's also a location in N. Boulder (on Broadway) -- A great stop on the way to Lyons or Estes Park.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bakery
“Walk to - Plain or fancy coffee and all kinds of delicious baked goods. A popular hangout for early morning java -- great quality. (Walk 3 short blocks)”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bakery
“combination of top coffee bar, to-to charcuterie and cheese platers, eclectic food shop and small wine store all in one. One of the trendiest local spots.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bakery
“The most beautiful cakes and cupcakes and cookies. The bread is amazing also.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bakery
“Opens very early for "Alpine starts" to the day. Grab a breakfast bagel, and/or a bagel sandwich for lunch on the trail! Outdoor seating with views to foothills.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bakery
“Cafeteria style service. Excellent value. Great for a quick mess of fluffy eggs scrambled with chunks of veggies ($5). Also super for a bowl of house-made soup and wonderful fresh bread (also about $5). Made to order salad bar and copious bakery goods also available. Usually 7am to 7pm, but different on holidays. Outdoor seating with views to foothills.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Chocolate truffles, coffee, cakes, and a lovely spot to sit for a treat. Be sure to read the little rolled up messages tucked into the brick wall near the corner table. Maybe you'll find one of our messages.”
  • 21 locals recommend