The Best Boulder Restaurants Sure to Please Your Family

Boulder, Colorado couldn't be more family-friendly if it tried. With it's amazing public library offering numerous children's program, museums, and family-driven festivals, not to mention it's bike paths and wild open spaces, finding something for the family to do in this Front Range town is only daunting because there are so many options. But what to do when it's time to eat? 

Luckily, Boulder is every-bit as family-dining friendly as it is in other departments, with many of its restaurants offering affordable children's menus and youthful activities. 

Topping out our list is The Huckleberry, with its quaint small town charm, "tea-time", and delicious pastries. Children will love the decor and home-style atmosphere. Parents will love the affordable prices. Not to mention, the Huckleberry is a farm-to-table restaurant with ensures that much of their produce and meat are local and fresh. 

Also on our list, you'll find joints known for their awesome breakfasts, including Snooze and the Walnut Cafe. Kids will love the pancakes and free samples! 

For an awesome carry-out option, Nick and Willy's in conveniently located on Pearl Street so you can swing by to grab up some of the most delicious pizza in the area, take it, and bake it in less than 30 minutes. 

When you're in Boulder, family comes first and they eat well. 

Walnut Cafe


Touted as Boulder's favorite breakfast and lunch joint for 25 years, the Walnut Cafe offers delicious favorites such as the Huevos Rancheros, Breakfast Burrito, and a Quiche of the Day. Specialty Sandwiches such as the Boulder Melt and Hot...  Read More

Moe's Broadway Bagel


Celebrating 20 years of serving the Boulder community hot and scrumptious brunch, this bagel and gourmet shop is a longtime local favorite for its delicious food and its casual, up-beat atmosphere. Bagels include a range of flavors such as...  Read More



Made from scratch recipes reinvent the way you eat breakfast and brunch. Featuring organic coffees, fresh produce, as well as all-natural and farm raised meats and eggs. To add to the fun, meals are customizable upon guest request. So you can...  Read More



Create your own omelet or crepe at this popular and intimate cafe. The "Boulder" omelet features broccoli, zucchini, onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, and cheddar cheese and is topped with pesto or salsa. Foolish's huevos are served on a crepe with...  Read More



Set at the foothills of the beautiful Flatirons, this century-old landmark features exquisite indoor and outdoor dining (on the historic property's wraparound porch). Starters include house-smoked salmon, gazpacho, organic beet salad, and...  Read More

Nick n Willy's Pizza


The unique Italian pies at this pizza parlor come in a variety of scrumptious formulations. Among the options are ones that feature their olive oil glaze, fresh basil and oregano, and cheeses that range from mozzarella and fontina to Swiss and...  Read More



This lovely restaurant was a gift from Boulder's sister city, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, which donated the building to the city in the late 1980's. The ornately decorated structure was imported and then rebuilt by workers from Tajikistan. Offering a...  Read More



Located within walking distance of Folsom Field, you'll quench your thirst with one ( or several) of their many beer options. Gigantic pizzas, and scrumptious pasta concoctions will satisfy any Italian craving, this local dive is a favorite for...  Read More



Located just outside Boulder in quaint Louisville, Colorado The Huckleberry is known for its fresh, delicious, and all-American food. Breakfast and brunch are the time of day when this place really shines, with a variety of eggs benedicts,...  Read More


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