Boulder and North Central Colorado Restaurants

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  • 1. Blackbelly

    $$$ | American

    Those seeking a sophisticated yet casual culinary experience away from the hustle of downtown will delight in Blackbelly, a restaurant that...Read More

  • 2. Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse

    $$ | International

    Feast your eyes on the intricately carved walls, pillars, and ceiling at this unique teahouse, which was a gift from Boulder's sister city Dushanbe...Read More

  • 3. Brasserie Ten Ten

    $$$ | French

    A festive atmosphere and excellent food attract locals to this vibrant bistro, which serves French-style cuisine. Start with oysters, jambon...Read More

  • 4. Frasca Food and Wine

    $$$$ | Italian

    This restaurant, one of Boulder's best, serves meticulously prepared food in the style of the Friuli-Venezia region of northeastern Italy, with...Read More

  • 5. Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar

    $$$ | American

    A seafood hot spot, Jax has a hip vibe and delicious culinary creations. Dig into a plate of oysters or peel 'n' eat shrimp to start with, and...Read More

  • 6. The Kitchen

    $$$ | American

    This bistro offers elegant, relaxed meals with great service, emphasizing local food in a community atmosphere. The menu changes regularly,...Read More

  • 7. Abo's Pizza

    $ | Pizza

    A Boulder institution that's been serving exquisite pizza for nearly 40 years, Abo's Pizza cooks up thin and crispy pies that won't disappoint. ...Read More

  • 8. Aji

    $$$ | Latin American

    Enjoy a South American cocktail like a caipirinha, mojito , or pisco sour before dinner in this busy restaurant, which has one of Boulder...Read More

  • 9. Black Cat Farm to Table Bistro

    $$$$ | French

    This intimate eatery delivers an authentic farm-to-table experience, with a menu that changes daily, drawing from whatever the restaurant is...Read More

  • 10. Breadworks Bakery and Cafe

    $ | American

    For a delicious homemade meal, head to Breadworks Bakery and Cafe, a north Boulder eatery with quick counter service and plenty of seating....Read More

  • 11. Canino's

    $$ | Italian

    Since 1976, Canino's has served hearty Italian specialties in an historic four-square house with original stained-glass windows. Tables are...Read More

  • 12. Chez Thuy

    $$ | Vietnamese

    The smell of Vietnamese pho greets you as you walk into this stylish, upscale Vietnamese restaurant, which has been serving its award-winning...Read More

  • 13. Colterra

    $$$$ | Mediterranean

    Southern French and Northern Italian cuisine are the specialty of this farm-to-table restaurant, whose highlight is a large sandstone-patio...Read More

  • 14. Cozzola's Pizza

    $ | Pizza

    At Cozzola's Pizza, you can base your pizza on thin New York–style crust, thick herb, or whole-wheat poppy-seed crust, and then select a sauce...Read More

  • 15. Cy's Deli

    $ | Deli

    The aroma of homemade bread and soup hint at the loving care this sandwich shop infuses into its food. This is a great place to grab a quick...Read More

  • 16. Efrain's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

    $ | Mexican

    Traditional North Mexican food made from scratch is the specialty at this low-key place, which is tucked in an industrial area in east Boulder...Read More

  • 17. Falafel King

    $ | Mediterranean

    Bite into excellent pita pockets of hot and crispy falafel, spicy gyros, or marinated grilled chicken breast, or combine it all in a bowl. Add...Read More

  • 18. Flagstaff House Restaurant

    $$$$ | American

    This is Boulder's most opulent restaurant, with valet parking, formal service, five-star food, and stunning views. Executive chef Mark Monette...Read More

  • 19. Gold Hill Inn

    $$$$ | American

    About 10 miles from downtown Boulder on the dirt road going through the historic town of Gold Hill, this humble cabin hardly looks like a bastion...Read More

  • 20. Happy Mountain Bean and Bistro


    Enjoy delicious coffee and ice cream drinks, breakfast burritos, gourmet sandwiches, and house-made pastries, cookies, and quiche at this charming...Read More

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