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Boulder County Restaurants

Where to Eat: A dining guide to Boulder County by city and restaurant type

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Boulder Restaurants

AMERICAN|BREWERIES & PUBS|CAFES, BAKERIES & ICE CREAM|CONTINENTAL|CREOLE|DELIS|FRENCH|INDIAN AND NEPALI|ITALIAN|MEDITERRANEAN |MEXICAN AND LATIN AMERICAN|MIDDLE EASTERN|PACIFIC RIM SPANISH|VEGETARIAN/VEGAN

 


American

Ado’s Kitchen & Bar  1143 13th St., 720-465-9063; span-ishatthehill.com. Laid back restaurant with global menu. Open for breakfast and lunch daily and dinner Mon.-Sat.

Arcana 909 Walnut St., 303-444-3885; arcanarestauarant.com. Upscale American cuisine with international influences. Open for lunch and dinner Tues-Sun and weekends for brunch.

Bartaco 1048 Pearl St., 719-249-8226; bartaco.com. Fresh, upscale street food with a coastal vibe. Open daily for lunch, dinner and late-night meals.

The Bitter Bar 835 Walnut St., 303-442-3050; thebitterbar.com. Relaxing lounge atmosphere with outstanding cocktails. Open daily; happy hour Mon-Fri.

Blackbelly Market 1606 Conestoga St. #3, 303-247-1000; blackbelly.com. Locavore dining, butchery and bar. Open daily for happy hour and dinner; see website for market hours.

Black Cat 1964 13th St., 303-444-5500; blackcatboulder.com. Sophisticated farm-to-table cuisine. Open for dinner daily.

Boulder Cork 3295 30th St., 303-443-9505; bouldercork.com. Local steakhouse with Southwestern options and fresh-baked desserts. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat and happy hour daily.

Bramble & Hare 1970 13th St., 303-444-9110; brambleandhare.com. Farmhouse kitchen and pub. Dining room, bar and private-room seating. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

The Buff 2600 Canyon Blvd., 303-442-9150; buffrestaurant.com. Traditional and unique menu items. Open for breakfast and lunch daily.

Café Blue 5280 Spine Road, 303-530-4345; cafebluegunbarrel.com. Options range from chicken piccata to Cajun-spiced calamari. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Fri and dinner Mon.-Sat.

Chautauqua Dining Hall 900 Baseline Road, 303-440-3776; chautauqua.com. 1898 tradition known for Flatiron views from the wraparound porch, plus classic American cooking. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

The Corner 1100 13th St., 720-398-8331; thecornerboulder.com. The “healthy choice on the Hill” offers breakfast items, salads, soups and sandwiches. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Corner Bar 2115 13th St., in the Hotel Boulder­ado, 303-442-4880; boulderado.com.

Dark Horse Bar & Grill 2922 Baseline Road, 303-442-8162; darkhorsebar.com. Gourmet burgers, jumbo wings, chicken and vegetarian dishes. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Dot’s Diner 1333 Broadway, 303-447-9184; 2716 28th St., 303-449-1323; dotsdinerboulder.com. Huevos rancheros, sandwiches, Nepali food, homemade biscuits and espresso drinks. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Doug’s Day Diner 2400 Arapahoe Ave., 303-449-4733; boulder.dougsdaydiner.com. Tex-Mex, sandwiches and burgers. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Eureka! 1048 Pearl St.; eurekarestaurantgroup.com. Modern twists on American classics. Open daily for lunch and dinner, brunch Sat-Sun.

Foolish Craig’s Cafe 1611 Pearl St., 303-247-9383; foolishcraigs.com. An eclectic menu with plenty of hearty American food. Open daily for breakfast and lunch, dinner Wed.-Mon.

Frank’s ChopHouse 921 Walnut St., 303-443-1188; frankschophouseboulder.com. Offers steakhouse favorites as well as locally inspired dishes. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

Fresh Thymes Eatery 2500 30th St., #101, 303-955-7988; freshthymeseatery.com. Organic meals, desserts and quick bites. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat.

The Greenbriar Inn 8735 N. Foothills Highway (U.S. Highway 36) at Lefthand Canyon Drive, 303-440-7979; greenbriarinn.com.

Jax Fish House 928 Pearl St., 303-444-1811; jaxboulder.com. Fresh fish and excellent happy hour drinks and eats, including happy hour oysters. Open daily from 4pm.

Jill’s Restaurant 900 Walnut St., in the St Julien Hotel & Spa, 720-406-7399; jillsdining.com. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with brunch on Sundays and vegan lunch on Fridays.

The Kitchen 1039 Pearl St., 303-544-5973; thekitchen.com. Contemporary American bistro. Open Mon-Fri for lunch, Sat-Sun brunch, dinner daily.

KT’s Real Good BBQ 7464 Arapahoe Road, 303-786-7608; 2660 Broadway, 303-442-3717; ktsbbq.com. Memphis-style, hickory-smoked meats with traditional accompaniments. Open Mon-Sat for lunch and dinner. Breakfast Mon-Sat at Broadway location.

License No. 1 2115 13th St., downstairs in the Hotel Boulderado, 303-443-0486; license1boulderado.com. Underground bar with a photo booth, bar games and live music. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

The Lounge 2028 14th St., 303-998-9350; bouldertheater.com. Craft cocktails, beer, wine and small plates. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

Moe’s Original Bar B Que 675 30th St. 303-440-4227, moesoriginalbbq.com. Award-winning barbecue includes pulled pork, ribs, wings and more. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Motherlode Cafe & Tavern  6315 Lookout Road, 303-530-5400; motherlodecafe.com. Bold and rustic recipes, best enjoyed from the rooftop patio. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

Murphy’s 2731 Iris Ave., in Willow Springs Shopping Center, 303-449-4473; 657 S. Broadway, 303-494-7626; murphysboulder.com. Salads, sandwiches, soups and entrées. Open for lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun.

Next Door  1035 Pearl St., 720-542-8159; nextdooreatery.com. Easygoing cafe providing farm-to-table fare & craft beers in a comfy space with a communal vibe. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

The North End at 4580 4580 Broadway Unit #D-1, 303-448-1500; restaurant4580.com.

Oak at Fourteenth 1400 Pearl St., 303-444-3622; oakatfourteenth.com. Local and seasonal new American cuisine. Open for lunch Mon-Sat, late night and dinner daily.

The Rayback Collective 2775 Valmont Road, 720-885-1234; therayback.com. Boulder’s first food truck park has a beer and wine bar, eclectic cuisine options and yard games. Open daily for light breakfast, lunch and dinner with a rotating truck lineup.

Riffs Urban Fare 1115 Pearl St., 303-440-6699; www.riffsboulder.com. Locally produced bounty offered in small-plate, appetizer and entrée portions. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

The Roadhouse Boulder Depot 2366 Junction Place, 303-443-6100; roadhouseboulderdepot.com. An eclectic menu and flashy decor in refurbished Boulder train depot. Open for lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun.

Salt The Bistro 1047 Pearl St., 303-444-7258; saltthebistro.com. Locally sourced ingredients meet innovative thinking. Open daily for lunch and dinner, brunch Sat-Sun.

Santo  1265 Alpine Ave., 303-442-6100; santoboulder.com. Northern New Mexico style restaurant. Check website for hours.

Shine Restaurant and Potion Bar Opening mid-December, 2480 Canyon Blvd, Suite M-1, 303-449-0120; shineboulder.com. Organic, gluten-free cuisine with lots of vegetarian options. Lunch and dinner Mon-Fri, brunch and dinner Sat-Sun.

The Sink 1165 13th St., 303-444-7465; thesink.com. Boulder’s oldest restaurant and bar serving burgers, pizzas, sandwiches and salads. Open for lunch, dinner and late night daily.

Snarfburger 2000 Arapahoe Ave., 303-444-7711. snarfburger.com. Burgers, sandwiches, “frings” and frozen custard. Open daily for lunch, dinner.

Snooze 1617 Pearl St., 303-225-7344; snoozeeatery.com. Twists on traditional breakfast and brunch items with local, natural ingredients. Open for breakfast and lunch daily.

South Mouth Memphis Hot Wings 1650 Broadway, Unit A, 303-449-9464, southmouthwings.com. Memphis-style hot wings. Delivery, lunch, dinner and late night daily.

Spruce Farm & Fish 2115 13th St., in the Hotel Boulderado, 303-442-4880; spruceboulderado.com.

Tangerine 2777 Iris Ave., 303-443-2333; tangerineboulder.com. Open daily for breakfast, brunch and lunch made with fresh, seasonal ingredients from Colorado farmers.

West End Tavern 926 Pearl St., 303-444-3535; thewestendtavern.com. Rustic and cozy tavern serving American comfort food. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and brunch on Sundays.

Yellowbelly Chicken 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Unit E-1B, 303-532-4596; yellowbellychicken.com. Gluten-free fried chicken. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Zeal 3101 Pearl Parkway, 720-940-3640; zealfood.com. Organic menu and juice bar, extensive gluten-free options. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 


Breweries & Pubs

Asher Brewing 4699 Nautilus Court, Suite 104, 303-530-1381; asherbrewing.com. All-organic beer, with tap room, small bites and free tours. Open daily.

Avery Brewing Co. 4910 Nautilus Court, 303-440-4324; averybrewing.com. Large tap room with upscale pub fare and guided tours. Open daily.

Beyond the Mountain Brewing Co. 6035 Longbow Drive, Unit 109, 303-530-6981; beyondthemountainbrewing.com. Craft brewery and music venue. Open Wed-Sun.

Bohemian Biergarten 2017 13th St., 720-328-8328; bohemianbiergarten.com. Rustic, Czech-style beer hall with European beers, full menu and happy hour daily. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

Finkel & Garf Brewing Co. 5455 Spine Road, Unit A, 720-379-6042; finkelandgarf.com. Childhood snacks, handcrafted beer and games for kids at heart. Open daily.

Gunbarrel Brewing Co. 7088 Winchester Circle, 800-803-5732; gunbarrelbrewing.com. Specializes in modern American interpretations of beer varieties. Open for lunch Tue-Sun and dinner daily.

Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery 1535 Pearl St., 303-546-0886; mountainsunpub.com.  Pub fare with vegetarian options. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

Oskar Blues Taproom 921 Pearl St.; oskarblues.com. Cajun eats, craft beer and live music. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

The Post Brewing Co. 2027 13th St., 720-372-3341; postchickenandbeer.com. Fried chicken, home-cooked sides, and award-winning beer. Open for brunch Fri-Sun and dinner daily.

Sanitas Brewing 3550 Frontier Ave., Unit A, 303-442-4130; sanitasbrewing.com. Craft beers and large event space. Taco truck on side patio. Open daily.

Southern Sun Pub & Brewery 627 S. Broadway, 303-543-0886; www.mountainsunpub.com. South Boulder location of popular Mountain Sun brewery. Handcrafted beer and American dishes. Open daily for lunch and dinner, brunch Sat-Sun.

Twisted Pine Brewing 3201 Walnut St., Suite A, 303-786-9270; twistedpinebrewing.com. Beer-infused menu and 24 beers on tap. Open daily.

Under the Sun Eatery & Taphouse 627A S. Broadway, 303-927-6921; mountainsunpub.com. Craft pizzas, bites, dinner and beers daily, Sat-Sun brunch.

Upslope Brewing Company 1898 S. Flatiron Court, 303-396-1898; 1501 Lee Hill Road, 303-449-2911; upslopebrewing.com. Larger brewery with canning operation, rotating food trucks and live music. Open daily.

VisionQuest Brewery 2510 47th St., Suite A2, 720-446-9387; visionquestbrewing.com. Craft brewery and taproom. Open daily.

West Flanders Brewing Co. 1125 Pearl St., 303-447-2739; wfbrews.com. Local brewpub with diverse menu. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

 


Cafés, Bakeries & Ice Cream

Alpine Modern Cafe 904 College Ave., 303-954-0129; alpinemodern.com/cafe. Bright, modern cafe with gluten-free and vegan options. Outdoor seating with fire pit. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Amante 1035 Walnut St., 303-546-9999; 4580 Broadway, 303-448-9999; 2850 Baseline Road, 720-612-7901; 1275 Alpine Ave, 303-448-9999; amantecoffee.com. Espresso bar with coffee imported from northern Italy, pastries, panini, gelato, and Italian beer and wine. Open daily.

Caffè Sole 637-R S. Broadway, in Table Mesa Shopping Center, 303-499-2985; caffesole.com. Coffee shop does lunch, espresso, smoothies, pastries, wine and beer. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Live music Fri-Sat and happy hour daily.

Gelato Boy 1433 Pearl St., 720-269-4117; 1021 Pearl St., 720-456-6132; gelatoboy.com. Housemade gelato made from scratch every day. Open daily.

Glacier Ice Cream 3133 28th St., 303-440-6542; 4760 Baseline Rd., 303-499-4760; glaciericecream.com. Housemade ice cream and gelato in traditional and creative flavors. Open daily.

Ku Cha House of Tea 1211 Pearl St., 303-443-3612; kuchatea.com. Teas from around the world. Open daily.

The Laughing Goat 1709 Pearl St.; 1720 Pleasant St., in Norlin Library; 2907 55th St. thelaughinggoat.com. Coffeehouse with nightly music, poetry and other events. Open daily. Norlin Library location temporarily closed due to COVID.

Lucky’s Bakehouse and Creamery 3990 Broadway, 720-596-4905; luckysmarket.com/bakehouse-and-creamery. Breakfast, baked goods, specialty cakes and ice cream. Open daily.

Lucky’s Café 3980 Broadway, 303-444-5007; luckysmarket.com/luckys-cafe. Breakfast, burgers, sandwiches, salads and soups. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Moe’s Broadway Bagel 2650 Broadway, 303-444-3252; 3075 Arapahoe Ave., 303-442-4427; 3267 28th St, 720-406-9000; 675 S. Broadway, 720-287-0317; moesbagel.com. Bagels, spreads and sandwiches. Open daily.

Ozo Coffee Co. 5340 Arapahoe Ave., 303-440-0233; 1015 Pearl St. 303-645-4885; 1898 S. Flatiron Court, 303-396-0302 (weekdays only) ozocoffee.com. Freshly roasted, handcrafted coffees. Open daily.

Pekoe Sip House 1225 Alpine Ave., 303-444-5953; 2500 30th St., #100, 303-444-4207; 1125 18th St., in ATLAS Building at CU. pekoesiphouse.com. Loose and packaged teas, specialty drinks, pastries and sandwiches. Open daily. (ATLAS location weekdays only). 30th St. location temporarily closed due to COVID.

The Point Cafe  1101 13th St., 303-449-1907; thepointcafeboulder.com. Craft beverages, snacks and sandwiches. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Seeds Library Café In Boulder Public Library Main Branch, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., 720-884-6372; seedsboulder.com. Light local foods, pastries and coffee. Opens daily with library, closes 5 pm.

Sweet Cow Ice Cream 22628 Broadway, 303-447-3269; 669 S. Broadway, 303-494-4269; sweetcowicecream.com. Handmade ice cream daily.

Trident Booksellers & Café 940 Pearl St., 303-443-3133; tridentcafé.com. Croissants, pastries, teas and coffee drinks. Open daily.

Walnut Café 3073 Walnut St., 303-447-2315; 673 S. Broadway, 720-304-8118; walnutcafe.com. Waffles, omelets, huevos rancheros, daily specials and pies. Open daily for breakfast and lunch. S. Broadway location temporarily closed due to COVID.

Woodgrain Bagels  2525 Arapahoe Ave., Suite E-1A, 303-284-0396; woodgrainbagels.com. Mod deli featuring Montreal-style bagels. Open 6am-6pm daily.

 


Continental

Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse 1770 13th St., 303-442-4993; boulderteahouse.com. Ornate landmark handmade in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, with international teas and light bites. Temporarily closed due to COVID.

Flagstaff House 1138 Flagstaff Road, 303-442-4640; flagstaffhouse.com. Upscale Continental and American cuisine. Open for dinner daily.

 


Creole

Lucile’s 2124 14th St., 303-442-4743; luciles.com. Creole café open daily for breakfast and lunch.

 


Delis

Cured 1825 Pearl St., 720-389-8096; Cured West, 2019 10th St., 720-389-8096 ext. 2; curedboulder.com. Cheese, wine, gourmet items, sandwiches and salads. Open daily.

Dish Gourmet 1918 Pearl St., 720-565-5933; dishgourmet.com. Sandwiches and sides made from fresh, local ingredients. Open late morning through afternoon Mon-Sat.

Half Fast Subs  1215 13th St., 303-449-0404; halffastsubs.com. Huge variety of subs and salads, famous long island iced teas and outdoor seating. Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night.

Lindsay’s Boulder Deli at Häagen-Dazs 1148 Pearl St., 303-443-9032; lindsaysboulderdeli.com. Ice cream, baked goods, soups, salads and deli sandwiches. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Naked Lunch 3301 Arapahoe Ave., 303-449-4647; nakedlunchcolorado.com. Hot and cold sandwiches and salads. Catering available. Open for breakfast, lunch and late afternoon Mon-Sat.

Organic Sandwich Company 1500 Pearl St. (at the corner of 16th and Pearl streets), 720-639-3986; organicsandwichco.com. Cozy, all-day cafe serving hot & cold gourmet sandwiches, plus breakfast, with an organic focus.

Salvaggio’s 2609 Pearl St., 303-938-1981; salvaggiosdeli.net. Classic Italian deli serving hearty sandwiches and homemade soups for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

Snarf’s 2128 Pearl St., 303-444-7766; 5340 Arapahoe Ave., 303-444-3404; eatsnarfs.com. Subs made to order.

 


French

Le French Café 2525 Arapahoe Ave., #C1, 303-284-2265; lefrenchcafeboulder.com. Cafe serving traditional fare, including pastries and crepes. Open Tues-Sun for breakfast and lunch.

Mateo 1837 Pearl St., 303-443-7766; mateorestaurant.com. Bistro and Provençal-style food. Open Mon-Fri for lunch and happy hour, Mon-Sat for dinner, and Sat-Sun for brunch.

 


Indian & Nepali

Curry n Kebob 3050 28th St., 720-328-4696; currynkebob.com; Northern Indian cuisine and Bangladeshi food. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Gaia Masala & Burger 1110 13th St., 720-456-6668; gaiamasalaburger.com. Fast and delicious Indian, Middle Eastern and American restaurant on the hill. Open for lunch, dinner and late night Mon-Sat.

Jaipur Indian Restaurant 1214 Walnut St., 303-442-0999; jaipurindianrestaurant.com. Traditional Indian fare. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Kathmandu Restaurant II 1964 28th St., 303-442-6868; nepalidining.com. Nepali cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Mt. Everest Cuisine 4800 Baseline Road A-107, 303-499-0469; mounteverestcuisine.com. Authentic dishes of Nepal and India. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat.

Nepal Cuisine 4720 Table Mesa Drive. C100, 303-554-5828; nepalcuisineboulder.com. Fresh, authentic food for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat. Vegan lunch buffet Mon.

Roxie’s Tacos  1325 Broadway, 303-444-4465; roxiestacos.com. Indian specialties served in tacos with vegan and gluten-free options. Open daily for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat.

Sherpa’a Adventurers Restaurant & Bar 825 Walnut St., 303-440-7151; sherpasrestaurant.com.

Tandoori Grill 619 S. Broadway St., 303-543-7339; tandoorigrillboulder.com. East Indian cuisine. Open for lunch (buffet) and dinner daily.

Tiffin’s India Cafe 2416 Arapahoe Ave., 303-442-2500; tiffinsindiacafe.com. Humble restaurant featuring many vegetarian & vegan options of traditional South Indian fare. Open Tue-Sun.

 


Italian

Abo’s Pizza 2761 Iris Ave., 303-443-1921; 637 S. Broadway, 303-494-1274; abospizza.com. New York-style Neapolitan pizza by the slice or whole pie. Open for lunch and dinner.

Bacco 1200 Yarmouth Ave., 303-442-3899; baccoboulder.com. Italian cuisine and mozzarella bar. Open for lunch Mon-Sat and dinner daily.

Backcountry Pizza & Taphouse 2319 Arapahoe Ave., 303-449-4285; backcountrypizzaandtaphouse.com. Pizza and appetizers with craft beers on tap. Open daily for lunch, happy hour and dinner.

Basta 3601 Arapahoe Ave., 303-997-8775; bastaboulder.com. Wood-fired locavore kitchen serves unique cocktails, small plates, pizzas, and more. Lasagna and other family meals available for pre-ordering. Open for dinner daily.

Boss Lady Pizza  1129 13th St., 303-449-0909; bossladypizza.com. Creative pizzas with crazy toppings. Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night.

Carelli’s of Boulder Ristorante Italiano  645 30th St., in Williams Village Shopping Center, 303-938-9300; carellis.com. Open for lunch Mon-Fri and dinner Mon-Sat.

Cosmo’s Pizza  1325 Broadway, #108, 303-447-1133; 659 30th St., 303-447-3278; 3117 28th St., 303-442-3278; cosmospizza.com. Casual and fast pizza joint with famous spicy range. Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night.

Dagabi Cucina 3970 N. Broadway, 303-786-9004; dagabicucina.com. Neighborhood restaurant with plenty of free parking. Open daily for dinner.

Frasca 1738 Pearl St., 303-442-6966; frascafoodandwine.com. Fine Italian cuisine of the Friuli region. Open for dinner Mon-Sat.

Gondolier Italian Eatery 4800 Baseline Road, A104, 303-443-5015; gondolieritalianeatery.com. Comfortable Italian restaurant with housemade pizza, pasta and meat entrees. Open for lunch Tues-Sun and dinner daily.

Pasta Jay’s 1001 Pearl St., 303-444-5800; pastajays.com. Traditional Italian entrées, including pizza, pasta and sandwiches. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Pizzeria Locale 1730 Pearl St., 720-708-2244; localeboulder.com. Contemporary pizzeria inspired by the traditional pizzerias of Naples, Italy. Also offers Italian wine on tap. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Proto’s Pizzeria Napoletana 4670 N. Broadway, 720-565-1050; 5378 Gunbarrel Center Court #1, 720-531-8936; protospizza.com. Celebrated Neapolitan-style pizzeria, also serves salads desserts and cocktails. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Sforno Trattoria Romana 1308 Pearl St., 303-449-1787; sfornoboulder.com. Authentic Roman Italian cuisine created with local, natural ingredients. Open daily for lunch, happy hour and dinner.

 


Mediterranean

Aperitivo 5530 Spine Road, 303-530-1326; aperitivoboulder.com. An ecclectic variety of international dishes and drinks. Open daily for breakfast and lunch, Tue-Sun for dinner.

Café Aion 1235 Pennsylvania Ave., 303-993-8131; cafeaion.com. Tapas and Spanish-inspired dishes. Open Tues-Sun for lunch, Tues-Sat for dinner, and brunch Sat-Sun.

Kalita Grill Greek Cafe 2426 Arapahoe Ave., 303-443-0596; kalitagrill.com. A Mediterranean restaurant known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and high-quality, fresh ingredients. Open Mon-Sat for lunch and dinner.

 


Mexican & Latin American

Cafe Mexicali  2850 Baseline Road, Unit 1, 303-442-5588; cafemexicali.com. Fast-casual Mexican fare. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon-Sat and lunch and dinner Sundays.

Centro Mexican Kitchen 950 Pearl St., 303-442-7771; centromexican.com. Mexican kitchen and drinks. Open daily for lunch and dinner and brunch Sat-Sun.

Efrain’s 1630 N. 63rd St., 303-440-4045; efrainsrestaurant.com. Classic Mexican food and Margaritas in a family-friendly atmosphere. Hours vary by location.

Illegal Pete’s 1447 Pearl St., 303-440-3955; 1124 13th St., 303-444-3055. illegalpetes.com. Healthy Mexican fast-casual. Hours vary by location.

La Choza 4457 Broadway, 303-443-3103; 1203 13th St., 303-440-0133; 2500 47th St., 720-296-5107; lachozaboulder.com. Locally owned traditional Mexican food, plus hamburgers. Hours vary by location.

McDevitt Taco Supply  4800 Baseline Road, Unit C-110, 720-573-4194; mcdevitttacosupply.com. Tacos and margaritas. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Pica’s Mexican Taqueria 5360 Arapahoe, Suite F; 303-444-2391; picasboulder.com. Family-friendly, fast-casual taqueria serving authentic fare made from scratch. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Red Agave 2845 28th St., 303-444-2922; www.agavecolorado.com. Upscale space with wraparound balconies known for its sophisticated south-of-the-border cuisine. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Rincon Argentino 2525 Arapahoe Ave., 303-442-4133; rinconargentinoboulder.com. Empanadas and more, inspired by the natural farming customs of Argentina. Open Mon-Sat for lunch and dinner.

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant 1101 Walnut St., 303-444-3690; riograndemexican.com. Mexican food and Margaritas. Open for lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun.

T/aco 1175 Walnut St., 303-443-9468; tacocolorado.com. An urban taqueria. Open daily for lunch, dinner and happy hour.

Taco Junky 1149 13th St., 303-443-2300; tacojunky.com. Tacos, tequila and cocktails. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Tierra y Fuego Taqueria 4550 Broadway Unit C-3A, 720-454-5475; tierrayfuegotaqueria.com. Traditional Mexican food in a casual setting.

Verde 3070 28th St., 720-470-4348; verdeboulder.com. A burrito truck turned neighborhood eatery, with fresh ingredients. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat.

 


Middle Eastern

Ali Baba Grill 3030 28th St., 303-440-1393 alibabagrill.com. Authentic Middle Eastern cuisine cooked fresh daily. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Arabesque  1634 Walnut St., #101, 720-242-8623; arabesqueboulder.com. Family-owned café is open Mon-Sat for breakfast and lunch.

Caspian Mediterranean Deli & Grocery 2607 Pearl St., 303-443-1210. Traditional Middle Eastern food such as gyro wraps, kebabs, falafel, hummus. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Mediterranean Market & Deli 2690 28th St., 303-448-9552; boulder-mediterranean-deli.business.site. Gyros, falafel sandwiches, salads, olive bar. Middle Eastern specialty market. Open daily.

 


Pacific Rim

Aloy Thai Cuisine 2720 Canyon Blvd., 303-440-2903; www.aloythai.com. Authentic Thai cuisine with a focus on fresh and healthy dishes. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Black Pepper Pho 2770 Pearl St., 303-440-1948; www.blackpepperpho.com. Pho (rice-noodle soup) and grilled noodle bowls. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Boulder Pho 2855 28th St., 303-449-0350; boulderpho.eat24hour.com.

Buddha Café 2719 Iris Ave., Boulder, 720-565-0506; www.buddhathaicuisine.com. Traditional Thai cuisine including soups, curries and noodle dishes. Open for dinner daily, lunch Mon-Sat.

Chez Thuy 2655 28th St., 303-442-1700; www.chezthuy.com. A Vietnamese mainstay embracing a rich blend of culinary traditions including French, Chinese, Thai and Indian. Open for lunch Mon-Sat; dinner daily.

Chimera 2014 10th St., 720-580-1100; www.chimera.restaurant.

China Gourmet 3970 N. Broadway, Suite 102, 303-440-3500; 1345 Dry Creek Drive, #A, Longmont, 303-776-6930; www.chinagourmetmenu.com. Traditional Mandarin and Szechwan cuisine prepared without MSG. Open for lunch Sun-Fri and dinner daily.

Five Spice Asian Cuisine 3325 28th St. (fronts on Iris Avenue), 720-565-0707; www.fivespiceboulder.com. Familiar and homestyle Chinese dishes. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Flower Pepper Restaurant  2655 Broadway, 720-565-0707; www.fivespiceboulder.com. Casual Chinese specializing in noodles, rice dishes and homemade dumplings. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Hapa Sushi Grill & Sake Bar 1117 Pearl St., 303-473-4730, www.hapasushi.com. Inventive sushi and Japanese-Hawaiian fusion. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Izakaya Amu Japanese Sake Bistro 1221 Spruce St., 303-440-0807; www.Izakayaamu.com. Enjoy traditional Japanese delicacies and explore many premier sakes in a unique, intimate and friendly Japanese atmosphere with a beautiful sake bar and private tea rooms. Open daily for dinner.

Japango Sushi 1136 Pearl St., on Pearl Street Mall, 303-938-0330; www.boulderjapango.com.

Kasa Japanese Grill & Bar 1468 Pearl St., 303-938-8888; www.kasasushiboulder.com. Sushi and yakitori restaurant featuring traditional Japanese preparations. Open Tues-Sun for lunch and dinner.

Khow Thai Café 1600 Broadway, 303-447-0273; www.khow-thai.com. Traditional Thai cuisine served in a casual atmosphere. Open for lunch Mon-Fri and dinner daily.

Korea House 2750 Glenwood Drive, 303-449-1657; www.koreahouseboulder.com. Korean and Japanese fusion. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat.

Lee Yuan Chinese Cuisine 4800 Baseline Road, 303-494-4210; www.leeyuanchinese.com. Traditional buffet, open for dinner daily and lunch Mon-Sat.

May Wah 2500 Baseline Road, 303-499-8225; www.maywah.net.  Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese cuisine. Open for lunch Mon-Sat, dinner daily.

Moongate Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar 1628 Pearl St., 720-406-8888; www.moongateasianbistro.com. Chinese, Thai, sushi and other Asian fusion. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Motomaki  1600 28th At., 720-943-2030; www.motomaki.com. Sushi burritos and burrito bowls. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Sushi Bistro Tasuki 1575 Folsom St., 303-447-9718; www.sushitasuki.com. Traditional Japanese cuisine and sushi. Open for dinner Tues-Sun.

Sushi Hana 1220 Pennsylvania Ave., 303-447-9883; www.sushihanaboulder.com. Sushi and Japanese food, Hawaiian dishes. Open for dinner daily, lunch Mon-Sat.

Sushi Zanmai  1221 Spruce St., 303-440-0733; www.sushizanmai.com.
Features sushi, Japanese fare and creative dishes by local and Japanese chefs. Open for lunch and dinner daily. Happy hour daily.

Tsing Tao 607 South Broadway, in Table Mesa Shopping Center, 303-494-6228; www.tsingtaorestaurant.net. Open daily for lunch, dinner and delivery.

Yurihana Sushi Bar 6525 Gunpark Dr. Suite 330, 303-530-0499; www.yurihanaboulder.com.com. Open Mon-Fri for lunch and dinner daily.

Zoe Ma Ma
2010 10th St., 303-545-6262; www.zoemama.com.

 


Spanish

Corrida 1023 Walnut St., #400, 303-444-1333; www.corridaboulder.com. Spanish-inspired steakhouse with mountain views. Open daily for dinner.

 


Vegetarian/Vegan

Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant 2010 16th St., 303-442-1485; www.leafvegetarianrestaurant.com. Creative vegetarian cuisine. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and Sat-Sun for brunch.

Native Foods 1675 29th St., Suite 1272, 303-442-0213; www.nativefoods.com. Fast-casual vegan menu. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Thrive 1509 Arapahoe Ave., 720-616-7785; www.thriveraw.com. Superfood smoothies, salads, puddings, porridges and snacks. Specializes in raw, vegan foods. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 


Erie Restaurants


AMERICAN

24 CARROT BISTRO
578 Briggs St., 303-828-1392; www.24carrotbistro.com

Miner’s Tavern 524 Briggs St., 303-828-9997; www.minerstavern.com. Burgers and steaks from a local butcher. Open daily for lunch and dinner.


BREWERIES & PUBS

Echo Brewing Company 600 Briggs St., 720-361-2332; www.echobrewing.com. Open afternoons Fri-Sun and evenings daily.

Industrial Revolution Brewing Co. 285 Cheesman St., 303-828-1200; www.industrialrevolutinbrewingcompany.com. Open Wed-Sun and afternoons Sat-Sun.

Lazy Dog Sports Bar & Grill 3100 Village Vista Drive, 303-664-5299; www.thelazydog.com. Open for lunch and dinner daily plus breakfast on weekends.

The Old Mine Brewing Co. 500 Briggs St., 303-905-0620; www.theoldmine.com. Cidery and pub with pizza. Open afternoons and evenings daily.


CAFÉS

Briggs Street Café and Bakery 698 Briggs St., 303-828-1459. Homemade pastries and pasta, with gluten-free options. Open mornings and afternoons; closed Tues.


ITALIAN

Abo’s Pizza 720 Austin Ave., Ste 104, 303-828-9777. New York-style Neapolitan pizza by the slice or whole pie. Open for lunch and dinner daily.


MEXICAN

Azteca Mexican Restaurant 605 Briggs St., 303-658-0622. Authentic Mexican food Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Si Señor! Real Mexican Restaurant 3120 Village Vista Drive, 720-890-9765; www.sisenorrealmexicanfood.com. Open at 10:30am daily for all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 


Lafayette Restaurants


AMERICAN

Community 206 S. Public Road, 720-890-3793; www.eatatcommunity.com. Colorado comfort food plus local brews and craft cocktails. Open Fri-Sun for lunch and dinner daily.

MORNING GLORY CAFE
1377 Forest Park Circle, 303-604-6351; www.morningglorycafe.org.

95A Bistro and Sushi 1381 Forest Park Circle, 303-665-3080; www.95abistroandsushi.com. Attitude-free and approachable sushi, cocktails and bistro fare. Open for lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun.

Nissi’s 2675 Northpark Drive, 303-665-2757; www.nissis.com.Live music venue, bar and full-service restaurant. Open Tues-Sun from 4:30 pm, check website for events.

Uturn BBQ 599 Crossing Drive, 303-993-6033; www.uturnbbq.com. Classic BBQ originals made in-house with the freshest ingredients. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Tangerine 300 S. Public Road, 303-443-5100; www.tangerineeats.com. Open daily for breakfast, brunch and lunch made with fresh, seasonal ingredients from Colorado farmers.

William Oliver’s Publick House 201 N. Public Road #1C, 720-890-3843; www.williamolivers.com. Classic American fare. Open for lunch and dinner daily and  brunch on weekends.


BREWERIES & PUBS

Acreage by Stem Ciders 1380 Horizon Ave., 720-443-3007; www.acreageco.com. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

Endo Brewing Company 2755 Dagny Way, Unit 101, 720-442-8052; www.endobrewing.com. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

FATE ALE HOUSE
400 W. South Boulder Road, Phone # TBD; fatebrewingcompany.com.
Opening early Summer 2017.

Front Range Brewing Co. 400 W. South Boulder Road, Suite 1650, 303-339-0767; www.frontrangebrewingcompany.com. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

ODD13 Brewing 301 E. Simpson St., 303-997-4164; www.odd13brewing.com. Family-friendly microbrewery with arcade and yard games. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

The Post Brewing Co. 105 W. Emma St., 303-593-2066; www.postbrewing.com. “Brewery and chicken joint” housed in a former VFW post. Open for dinner daily, lunch Fri-Sat, happy hour Mon-Fri, and brunch on Sun.


CAFÉS

Cannon Mine Coffee 210 South Public Road, 303-665-0625; www.cannonmine.com. Colorado-made coffee, tea and pastries. Open daily; weekly live music.

Eats and Sweets 401 South Public Road, 303-665-3080; www.eatsandsweets.biz.
Charming cafe serving sandwiches and salads, ice cream, milk shakes and floats. Open daily.

East Simpson Coffee Company
414 E. Simpson St., 720-502-7010; www.eastsimpsoncoffee.com.


DELIS

Deli-Cious Z’s 802 S. Public Road, 303-862-8487; www.deliciouszs.com. Pastries, coffee, and breakfast and lunch served daily.


ETHIOPIAN

Ras Kassa’s Ethiopian Restaurant 802 S. Public Road, 303-447-2919; www.raskassas.com. Authentic Ethiopian food. Open for lunch and dinner daily.


ITALIAN

Adesso Pizzeria 385 Crossing Drive,  303-664-1599; www.pulcinellapizzeria.com. Handmade Neapolitan-style pizzas, calzones, salads and desserts. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and breakfast Sat-Sun.

Martino’s Pizzeria 1389 Forest Park Circle, 303-604-9200; www.martinos-pizzeria.com. Thin-crust pizza, sandwiches and pasta. Carryout and delivery available. Open for lunch Tues-Sat, dinner daily.

Proto’s Pizzeria Napoletana 489 U.S. Highway 287, Unit 160, 303-661-3030; www.protospizza.com. Handmade pizzas, salads and desserts. Open daily for lunch and dinner.


MEXICAN

Efrain’s 101 E. Cleveland St., 303-666-7544; www.efrainsrestaurant.com. Classic Mexican food and Margaritas in a family-friendly, casual atmosphere. Open for lunch and dinner Wed-Mon. Closed Tues.

Señor Gomez 502 S. Public Road, 303-604-6322. Open Tues-Sun for breakfast and lunch.

Si Señor! Real Mexican Restaurant 1389 Forest Park Circle, 720-890-1765, www.sisenorrealmexicanfood.com. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner all day daily.

Taqueria La Esperanza 1280 Centaur Village Drive, 720-402-1076; www.taqueria-esperanza.com. Authentic Mexican food. Open daily for breakfast, lunch,and dinner.


PACIFIC RIM

Asian King Buffet 199 W. South Boulder Road, 720-890-7446. Open Tues-Sun for lunch and dinner.

Colorado Wok Chinese Cuisine 385 Crossing Drive, Suite 109, 303-926-9399; www.coloradowok.com. Healthy, low-fat Chinese food. Open daily for lunch, dinner, takeout and delivery.

Panang Thai 1005 South Public Road, 303-665-0500; www.panangone.com. Thai cuisine. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Pho Cafe 1085 South Public Road, 303-665-0666; www.phocafelafayette.com. Vietnamese beef-noodle soup, grilled items and curries for lunch, dinner and takeout. Closed Mon.

Ting’s Place 1265 South Public Road, 303-666-9559; www.tingsplace.com. Seafood, Mandarin and Szechwan cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner Wed-Mon.

Udon Kaisha 191 W. South Boulder Road, 303-665-1712; www.udonkaishaco.com. Japanese noodle dishes and sushi. Open for lunch and dinner Wed-Mon.

 


Longmont Restaurants


AMERICAN

Bin 46 Wine Bar & Restaurant 600 Longs Peak Ave., 720-438-7410; www.bin46bar.com. Small plates, cheese plates, delectable meals, wine, craft cocktails and craft beer. Open daily for happy hour and dinner.

Crane Hollow Café 7502 Hygiene Road, 303-776-1551. Open daily for breakfast and lunch with fresh, local ingredients. Serves breakfast all day Sun.

Dickens Tavern 300 Main St., 303-834-9384; www.dickenstavern.com. The most historic restaurant in Longmont and nightlife unlike any other. Open daily for lunch and dinner, brunch on Sunday.

Georgia Boys BBQ 237 Collyer St., 720-999-4099; 141 Fifth St., Frederick, 303-833-3140; www.georgiaboysbbqcompany.com. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun.

Goodfellas 623 Ken Pratt Blvd., 303-485-7000; www.eatatgoodfellas.com. Homestyle comfort food. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Longmont Public House  111 Francis St., Ste A, 303-647-3755; www.longmontpublichouse.com. A classic ‘public house” restaurant serving dinner daily, lunch Tues-Fri and weekend brunch.

Lucile’s 518 Kimbark St., 303-774-9814; www.luciles.com. Creole café open for breakfast and lunch daily.

Martini’s Bistro 543 Terry St., 303-651-2772; www.martinisbistro.com. Innovative American, fusion and cocktail offerings. Open Mon-Sat for dinner and happy hour.

Next Door  1232 S Hover, 303-325-9690; www.nextdooreatery.com. Easygoing cafe providing farm-to-table fare & craft beers in a comfy space with a communal vibe. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

The Rib House 1920 S. Coffman St., 303-485-6988; www.theribhouse.com. Lunch and dinner daily.

The Roost 526 Main St., 303-827-3380; www.theroostlongmont.com. Craft beer and inventive pub fare. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Samples World Bistro 370 Main St., 303-327-9318; www.sampleslongmont.com. International menu features small plates and rotates to highlight flavors from all over the world. Beers, wines and ciders on tap. Open for lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun.

Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ and Tap House 1940 Ken Pratt Blvd., 303-923-7427; www.houseofqbbq.com. Appetizers, platters, ribs, soups, salads and brews. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Sugarbeet 101 Pratt St., 303-651-3330;
www.sugarbeetrestaurant.com. Seasonal American cuisine in an intimate, contemporary setting. Open for happy hour and dinner Tues-Sat.

TREAT Snack House 449 Main St., 720-600-5156; www.treatsnackhouse.com. Snacks and desserts. Open Tues-Sat.

2020 Food + Wine Bar 2020 Ionosphere St., 720-491-3578; www.eatdrink2020.com. Premium food and wine bar, with wine flights, craft beers, artisan pizzas, and small plates. Open for dinner and happy hour Mon-Sat.

Two Dog Diner 645 Tenacity Drive, Prospect New Town, 303-772-2DOG; www.twodogdiner.com.  Classic American dishes with a twist. Open Tues-Sun for breakfast and lunch.


BREWERIES & PUBS

Grossen Bart Brewing 1025 Delaware Ave.; www.grossenbart.com. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

Left Hand Brewing 1265 Boston Ave.. 303-772-0258; www.lefthandbrewing.com. Large brewery with tours and tasting room. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

Longs Peak Pub and Taphouse 600 Longs Peak Ave., 303-651-7886; www.mountainsunpub.com. Large lunch and dinner menu. Open daily.

Open Door Brewing Co. 2030 Ionosphere St. Unit G, Longmont, 720-593-1401; www.opendoorbrewco.com. Selection of beer, wine and cider with small snack menu and rooftop seating. Outside food allowed. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

Oskar Blues Brewery 1800 Pike Road, Longmont, 303-776-1914; www.oskarblues.com. Cajun eats, craft beer and live music. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

The Post Brewing Co. 1258 S Hover, 720-588-2883; www.postbrewing.com. Fried chicken, home-cooked sides, and award-winning  beer. Open for lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun.

Primitive Beer 2025 Ionosphere St., Unit 101; www.primitive.beer. Innovative boxed beers. Irregular schedule; check website for details.

Pumphouse Brewery & Restaurant 540 Main St., 303-702-0881; www.pumphousebrewery.com. Craft beers, burgers and pub favorites. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Shoes and Brews 63 S. Pratt Parkway, 720-340-4290; www.shoesandbrews.com. Running store and tap room. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

300 Suns Brewing Co. 335 First Ave., Unit C, 720-442-8292; www.300sunsbrewingcom. Craft brewery offers wine and sodas, too, including housemade root beer. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

Wibby Brewing 209 Emery St., 720-837-5603; www.wibbybrewing.com. Open daily.


CAFES & ICE CREAM

Aime’s Love Bakery
331 Main St., 720-340-4636; www.aimeslove.com

Javastop 301 Main St., 303-772-1731. Casual cafe with coffee drinks and pastries. Open Tue-Sun for breakfast and lunch.

La Vita Bella Coffee House 475 Main St., 720-204-6298; www.longmontcoffee.com.
Artisanal coffee drinks, housemade pastries and freshly prepared wraps and sandwiches. Open daily.

Luna Cafe  800 Coffman St., 303-702-9996. Coffee, tea and ample house-baked pastry selection in cozy, homespun atmosphere. Open 6am-5:30pm daily.

Othermama’s Bakery 237 Collyer St., 303-482-2695; www.othermamasbakery.com. Housemade baked goods and hot drinks. Open Wed-Fri.

Red Frog Coffee 15 Ken Pratt Blvd., #200301 Main St., 303-772-7209; www.redfrogcoffee.com. Open Mon-Sat from 5:55 am, Sun from 7 am.

Scrumptious 508 Main St., 303-682-2639; www.scrumptiousco.com. Housemade ice creams, old-fashioned candies and unique/retro sodas. Open daily.

Ziggi’s Coffee 400 Main St., 303-6820; www.ziggiscoffee.com. See website for hours and other locations.


CARIBBEAN

Tortugas 218 Coffman St., 303-772-6954; www.tortugaslongmont.com. Creative Caribbean-inspired dishes. Open Tues-Sat for dinner.


DELIS

The Mountain Fountain 11809 N. 75th St.,  303-774-8330; www.themountainfountain.com. Local market and community gathering place (previously Purple Door Market). Gluten-free baked goods, soups and sandwiches, veggies from Purple Door Farm. Open daily.

SNARF’S 645 Ken Pratt Blvd., 303-774-1441; 2130 Mountain View Ave., Longmont, 303-702-1111,  www.eatsnarfs.com. Fast subs, ice cream and milkshakes. Open for lunch and dinner daily, hours vary by location.


FRENCH

Cheese Importers ‘Bistrot des Artistes,’ 103 Main St., Longmont. 303-772-9599; www.cheeseimporters.com. Bistro, huge cheese selection, and French gifts and housewares. Open for lunch daily, dinner Fri-Sat.


INDIAN

Flavor of India 516 Main St., Longmont, 303-682-9010; www.flavorofindialongmont.com. Authentic Indian foods. Open Tues-Sun for lunch and dinner.


ITALIAN

Abo’s Pizza 1834 Main St. #8, 303-678-0111; www.abos-pizza.com. New York-style Neapolitan pizza by the slice or whole pie. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

BeauJo’s 2033 Ken Pratt Blvd., 720-340-3194; www.beaujos.com. Colorado-style mountain pizza with tons of toppings and thick crust.

Carpese Trattoria 1067 Hover Road, 303-485-6240, www.capresetrattoria.com. Traditional Italian food with housemade mozzarella. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Gondolier Italian Eatery 1217 S Main St, 720-422-0061; www.gondolieritalianeatery.com. Comfortable Italian restaurant with housemade pizza, pasta and meat entrees. Open for lunch Tue-Sun and dinner daily.

Old World Pizzeria 613 Frontage Road, 303-678-1014; www.oldworldpizzaria.com. Wood-fired pizzas. Open Mon-Sat for lunch and dinner.

Proto’s Pizzeria Napoletana 600 S. Airport Road, #B, 303-485-5000; www.protospizza.com. Handmade pizzas, salads and desserts. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Rosalee’s Pizzeria 461 Main St., Longmont, 303-485 5020; www.rosaleespizzeria. Open Tues-Sat for lunch and dinner.

Smackdaddy Pizza 829 Main St., Suite 104, 303-485-5522; www.smackdaddylongmontcom. Family-run pizzeria with gluten free options. Open for lunch and dinner daily.


MEXICAN / LATIN AMERICAN

CYCLHOPS 600 S. Airport Road, 303-776-2453; www.oskarbluesfooderies.com. Quick, full-service taco and tequila eatery. Open for lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun.

Hacienda Jalisco 6160 Firestone Blvd., 303-684-9133; www.haciendajaliscorestaurant.com. Food and margaritas from the Mexican state, Jalisco. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Jefes Tacos & Tequila 246 Main St., www.jefeslongmont.com. Tacos and cocktails from the creators of The Roost. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

La Mariposa Mexican Restaurant 1240 Ken Pratt Blvd., Suite 5, 303-772-6288; www.lamariposamexicanrestaurant.com. Open for lunch and dinner daily.


PACIFIC RIM

Kho’s Asian Bistro 1325 Dry Creek Drive, 303-682-3138; www.khosasianbistro.com. Traditional Malaysian foods with flavors from Japan, China and Thailand. Open for lunch Mon-Fri and dinner daily.

Thai Kitchen 2130 Main St., #5, 303-772-7800; www.thaikitchencolorado.com. Traditional Thai cuisine. Open for lunch Mon-Fri and dinner daily.

Urban Thai 2030 Ionosphere St., Longmont, 303-719-7916; www.urbanthaicafe.com. Open for lunch Wed-Sun and dinner Tues-Sun.

 


Louisville Restaurants


AMERICAN

Biscuit Bar 579 E South Boulder Road, 720-890-8025; www.biscuitbarlouisville.com. Buttermilk biscuits and other comfort food. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Bob’s Diner 820 Main St., #100, 303-665-1056; www.bobsdinerlouisville.com. Sandwiches, burgers, salads and pancakes. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

The Huckleberry 700 Main St., Louisville, 303-666-8020; www.thehuckleberry.com.
Café, bakery and bar open daily for breakfast and lunch; dinner Mon-Sat.

LULU’S BBQ
701-B Main St., 720-583-1789; www.lulus-bbq.com. Brisket, pulled pork, sausage, veggies and chicken, slow-smoked in house. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Organic Sandwich Company 459 South McCaslin Blvd., 720-598-5931; www.organicsandwichco.com. Cozy, all-day cafe serving hot & cold gourmet sandwiches, plus breakfast, with an organic focus.

THE WATERLOO
817 S Main St., 303-993-2094; www.waterloolouisville.com. Burgers and barbeque, large patio and live music. Open for lunch and dinner daily.


BREWERIES & PUBS

Crystal Springs Brewing Co. 657 S. Taylor Ave., Unit E, 303-665-8888; www.crystalspringsbrewing.com. Open afternoons and evenings daily, with snack offerings.

Gravity Brewing Co. 1150 Pine St., Unit B, 303-544-0746; www.thegravitybrewing.com. Open afternoons and evenings daily.

Growler USA
1071 Courtesy Rd., 303-665-9967; www.growlerusa.com.

Mudrocks Tap & Tavern 585 E. South Boulder Road, 720-890-7900; www.mudrockstapandtavern.com. Full menu, craft beer on tap, happy hour. Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night, brunch Sat-Sun.

12 Degree Brewing 820 Main St., 720-638-1623; www.12degree.com. Belgian-inspired beers. Open daily.


CAFÉS, BAKERIES & ICE CREAM

Bittersweet Café & Confections 836 Main St., 303-317-5522; www.bittersweetcafes.com. Coffee roasted on-site and pastries, desserts and sandwiches freshly made daily. Open daily until 8pm or later.

Moe’s Broadway Bagel 1057 Courtesy Road, 303-665-2126; www.moesbagel.com. Bagels, spreads and sandwiches daily.

Precision Pours 1030 E. South Boulder Road, 303-834-5071. Coffee and alcoholic beverages. Open daily.

Sweet Cow Ice Cream 637 Front St., 303-666-4269; www.sweetcowicecream.com. Handmade ice cream. Open daily.


FRENCH

THE MELTING POT
732 Main St., 303-666-7777; www.meltingpot.com.


INDIAN 

Taj Mahal III 1075 E. South Boulder Road, Suite 145, 303-926-0999; www.tajmahal3.com. Authentic Indian cuisine. Open daily for lunch buffet and dinner.

Tibet’s Restaurant & Bar 321 S. McCaslin Blvd., Suite A, 303-665-2557; www.tibetsrestaurant.com. Tibetan, Indian and Nepali cuisine. Open daily for lunch and dinner.


ITALIAN

Abo’s Pizza 1355 East Boulder Road, Suite C2, Louisville, 303-64-9896; www.abospizza.com. New York-style Neapolitan pizza by the lice or whole pie. Open for lunch and dinner.

Parma Trattoria 1132 West Dillon Road, 303-284-2741; www.parmamozzarellabar.com. Open daily for dinner, Mon-Sat for lunch.

Via Toscana 356 S. McCaslin Blvd., 303-604-6960; www.viatoscana.com. Open Mon-Sat for dinner.

Zucca Italian Ristorante 808 Main St., Louisville, 303-666 6499; www.zuccalouisville.com.  Pizzas, pastas and entrées with fresh, local ingredients. Open daily for happy hour and dinner.


MEXICAN & LATIN AMERICAN

Casa Alegre 1006 Pine St., 303-665-2833; www.casaalegremex.com. Authentic Mexican cuisine. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Coabana 701 Main St., 720-668-9958; www.coabana.net. Cuban fusion food with live music. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun.

Loco Hermanos 318 McCaslin Blvd, 720-542-8375; www.locohermanos.com. Authentic tacos and burritos made from scratch. Open for breakfast daily and lunch Mon-Sat.

Pica’s Mexican Taqueria 901 Front St., Louisville, 720-535-8311; 5360 Arapahoe, Suite F; 303-444-2391; www.picascolorado.com. Fast-casual, family-friendly taqueria serves from-scratch dishes. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Verde 3070 28th St., 720-470-4348, open daily for lunch and dinner except Sun.; 640 Main St., 720-746-9471, open daily for lunch and dinner except Mon. www.verdeboulder.com


PACIFIC RIM

Busaba Authentic Thai Cuisine 133 McCaslin Blvd., 303-665-0330; www.busabaco.com. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat.

Double Happy Chinese and Vietnamese Restaurant 740 Main St., 303-666-8821; www.doublehappy.com. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Hana Japanese Bistro 1148 W. Dillon Road, 720-328-8826; www.hanajapanesebistro.com. Sushi, Japanese and some Malaysian fare in an intimate and contemporary atmosphere. Open for lunch Mon-Sat and dinner daily.

Phuket Thai Restaurant 1156 W. Dillon Road, Suite 4, Louisville, 303-284-0553; www.phuketlouisville.net. Thai cuisine. Lunch and dinner daily.

Spice China 269 McCaslin Blvd., 720-890-0999; www.spicechina.com. Chinese fare and sushi. Open daily for lunch and dinner.


WINE BAR

/pôr/ wine house
836 1/2 Main St., 720-666-1368; www.porwine.com. Rustic chic wine bar with wines on tap, cocktails and seasonal small plates. Open Tue-Sun.

 


Lyons Restaurants


AMERICAN

Lyons Fork 450 Main St., 303-823-5014; www.lyonsfork.com. Open for dinner daily, brunch Sat and Sun.

Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ and Taphouse 228 Main St., 303-823-7427; www.smokindavesbbq.com. Homestyle barbeque includes ribs, pulled pork and brisket. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

St. Vrain Market 455 Main St., 303-823-5225; www.stvrainmarket.com. Made-to-order deli sandwiches and homemade salads. Open daily.


BREWERIES & PUBS

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew 303 Main St., 303-823-6685; www.oskarblues.com. Grill fare and craft beer. Open for lunch and dinner daily.


CAFÉS

SNACK Soda Fountain 400 Main St., 720-893-0075; www.snacksodafountain.com. traditional soda fountain drink experience: egg cream, chocolate sodas, Italian sodas, phosphates, handspun milkshakes, sundaes. Open 8am to 5pm.

The Stone Cup Café & Gallery 442 High St., 303-823-2345; www.thestonecup.com. Espresso, coffee, teas and baked goods. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.


CONTINENTAL

Villa Tatra 729 Pinewood Drive, 303-823-6819; www.villatatra.com. Traditional Eastern European cuisine. Call or look online for seasonal hours; reservations preferred.


MEXICAN

La Mariposa Mexican Restaurant 112 E. Main St., 303-823-5505; www.lamariposamexicanrestaurant.com. Traditional and original Mexican dishes. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

MOJO TAQUERIA 216 E. Main St., 303-823-2321; www.mojotaqueria.com. Tacos and Mexican food, tequila and cocktails. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun.

 


Nederland Restaurants


AMERICAN

Pioneer Inn 15 E. 1st St., 303-258-7733; www.pioneerinnnederland.net. The “PI” offers hearty American and Mexican-American fare. Open for lunch, dinner and late night daily.


BREWERIES & PUBS

James Peak Brewery & Smokehouse 70 East First St., 303-258-9453; www.jamespeakbrew.com. Hand-crafted beer and BBQ with a mountain modern vibe. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Very Nice Brewing 20 Lakeview Drive, 303-258-3770; www.verynicebrewing.com. Open Wed-Sun afternoons and evenings.


CAFES, BAKERIES & ICE CREAM

Happy Trails Café 98 Highway 119 South, 303-258-3435. Fresh-brewed coffee and espresso drinks, made-to-order tacos and burritos. Open daily.

New Moon Bakery and Café 1 W. First St., 303-258-3569; www.newmoonbakery.com. Open for breakfast and lunch daily.


DELIS

The Deli at 8236 34 E. First St. 303-258-1113. Made-to-order sandwiches. Gluten-free bread available. Open daily.


INDIAN/NEPALI

Kathmandu Restaurant 110 N. Jefferson St., Nederland, 303-258-1169; www.kathmandurestaurant.com. Nepali cuisine Open for lunch and dinner daily.


ITALIAN

Back Country Pizza and Taphouse 20 E. Lakeview Drive, Suite 212, 303-258-0176; www.backcountrypizza.com. Open daily for lunch, happy hour and dinner.

Crosscut Pizzeria & Taphouse 4 E. First St., 303-258-3519; www.crosscutpizza.com. Artisanal wood-fired pizza and craft beers. Open for lunch Fri-Sun and dinner daily.

 


Niwot Restaurants


AMERICAN

Garden Gate Cafe 7960 Niwot Road, Unit #B4, 303-652-8595; www.thegardengatecafe.com. Cozy home cooking for breakfast, brunch and lunch daily.

1914 House 121 Second Ave., 303-834-9751; www.1914house.com. Upscale contemporary American. Open Tues-Sun for happy hour and dinner.

Niwot Tavern 7960 Niwot Road, Unit D12, 303-652-0200; www.niwottavern.com. Casual, family-friendly neighborhood tavern. Open for lunch and dinner daily, breakfast Sat-Sun.


BREWERIES & PUBS

Bootstrap Brewing 6778 N. 79th St., 303-652-4186; www.bootstrapbrewing.com. Open afternoons and evenings daily.


CAFES, BAKERIES & ICE CREAM

Winot Coffee Company 7960 Niwot Road #D13., 303-652-6464; www.wintocoffeecompany.com. Community coffee shop serving Conscious Coffees and assorted baked goods. Open daily.


FRENCH

Colterra 210 Franklin St., 303-652-0777; www.colterra.com. Closed until further notice due to fire. Call for updates.


ITALIAN

Abo’s Pizza 7960 Niwot Road #B5, 303-652-0830; www.abos-pizza.com. New York-style Neapolitan pizza by the slice or whole pie. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Lefty’s Gourmet Pizza 364 Niwot Road #B5, 303-652-3100; www.leftysgourmetpizza.com. Gourmet pizza and ice cream with catering available. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat.

Lucky Pie Pizza and Taphouse 7916 Niwot Road, 720-684-6888; www.luckypiepizza.com/niwot. Pizza and craft beer on tap. Open for lunch Tue-Sun and dinner daily.


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