Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Boulder

Frasca

Deemed Boulder’s finest by many (the wine service earned a James Beard award), Frasca has an impeccable kitchen and only the freshest farm-to-table ingredients. Rotating dishes range from earthy braised pork to hous…
Top Choice Modern American in Boulder

Oak at Fourteenth

Zesty and innovative, locally owned Oak manufactures top-notch cocktails and tasty small plates for stylish diners. Standouts include the grilled bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin and cucumber sashimi drizzled with pass…
Top Choice Bistro in Boulder

Brasserie Ten Ten

A go-to place for both students and professors, this sunny French bistro has a refined menu and an elegant atmosphere – think fresh flowers, marble high tops and polished brass. Sure, it's fancy, but not too uppity …
Top Choice Argentine in Boulder

Rincón Argentino

Don't be turned off by the shopping plaza setting: Rincón packs a wallop of authentic Argentina. It bakes fresh empanadas – savory, small turnovers filled with spiced meat, or mozzarella and basil – which are perfec…
Top Choice Mexican in Boulder

T/ACO

Super-fresh ingredients and inventive recipes mean T/ACO’s tacos are little gems on corn tortilla: braised pork belly, mango Caesar chicken, even a killer veggie taco with spaghetti squash and roasted poblano chili.…
Top Choice Food Truck in Boulder

Rayback Collective

A plumbing supply warehouse turned urban oasis, Rayback is a snapshot of Boulder. A place to feel community. A huge outdoor space with fire pit and lawn games. A lounge with cozy chairs and live music. A bar serving…
Pizza in Boulder

Pizzeria Locale

The obvious choice for a slice with style. Beloved stepchild of upscale Frasca (they share a kitchen), this southern Italian–style pizzeria fills with locals at the bar sipping aperol spritzers and house wine on bar…
Indian in Boulder

Gurkhas

Gurkhas serves up authentic home-style Indian fare, some of the best in town. Think buttered and honeyed naan, creamy tikka masala, tender, fresh coconut fish, and special veggie curries. The bummer is that it's way…
Modern American in Boulder

Salt

While farm-to-table is ubiquitous in Boulder, this is one spot that delivers and surpasses expectations. The handmade fettuccine with snap peas, radicchio and herb cream is a feverish delight. But Salt also knows me…
Modern American in Boulder

Kitchen

The pioneer of farm-to-table cuisine in Boulder, Kitchen features clean lines, stacks of crusty bread and a daily menu. Super-fresh ingredients are crafted into rustic and gorgeous dishes: roasted acorn squash, gril…