Boulder's New, Unique, and Popular Restaurants Sure to Appetize and Inspire

With its sprawling trails, towering Flatirons, and vibrant downtown, Boulder, Colo., isn't just notable for one or two things: It's a well-rounded town that pretty much does everything exceptionally well. From craft breweries to sustainably sourced, farm-to-table bistros, any new restaurant in Boulder that hopes to have a chance at success knows that they must offer quality with a whole lot of heart.

Doing just that and toping out our list is Wild Standard with its unique and environmentally responsible take on seafood. 

Avery Brewing Company is a staple of Boulder beer culture. Starting out in a tiny-tiny taproom, the Avery family has moved on up in the world to a brand-spanking-new facility.

For those who love Boulder dining for its focus on clean eating, Blooming Beets offers an all Paleo menu complete with burgers and local vegetables. 

One thing is certain: In Boulder, you'll never run short of new, innovative dining options. 



A sister restaurant to Black Cat, Bramble and Hare boasts an eclectic Happy Hour menu that won't break you bank, exquisite yet approachable entrees, and a variety of beer and cocktails. Your entree choices include, Black Cat Farm Pork Shoulder...  Read More



Claiming to serve cocktails with "passion, not pretense" the Bitter Bar is an elegant, albeit slightly trendy, bar located just off of Boulder's famous Pearl Street Mall. Tucked away on Walnut, Bitter Bar offers patio seating for some sunbathing...  Read More



The perfect restaurants for someone with dietary restrictions or, simple, those who choose to live a gluten-free lifestyle, Blooming Beets offers delicious (and nutritious) brunch and dinner options sure to please even the most strict of eaters....  Read More



Boasting a seasonally inspired menu means guest will consistently be treated to new and innovative dishes when they return to Oak again and again. With its focus on locally grown vegetables and locally sourced meats, dishes are fresh and, with...  Read More



The elegant yet rustic Flagstaff House Restaurant of Boulder offers scenic views while guests dine on the finest wild game Colorado has to offer. Guests are also treated to an extensive wine collection featuring over 15,000 bottles from wine...  Read More



Black Cat is the epitome of a Farm-to-Table restaurants, in fact that's what this Boulder favorite is known for. Pulling fresh, seasonal, ingredients from their 130 acre farm paradise situated just outside Boulder, Chef Eric Skokan and his wife,...  Read More



This spacious, high-energy seafood restaurant features an extensive menu that includes an East Coast-style raw oyster bar and fresh fish flown in daily. Dine on Rocky Mountain trout, South American sea bass, Atlantic salmon, Hawaii tuna,...  Read More



This moderately priced restaurant is a popular spot amongst locals and tourists alike because of its elegant yet relaxed environment and high-quality food. Known for being gluten-free friendly, not only is The Kitchen willing to accommodate your...  Read More



Hands down, one of the best breweries you'll ever visit; Avery Brewing Company offers an escape from the bars and pubs of downtown. The lively atmosphere immediately invites you to snuggle up with your honey, cheers with your friends, or just...  Read More



Responsibily-sourced, farm-to-table, seafood options await as guests dive into a food adventure at Wild Standard. From the nautical-themed dining room, to the carts and trays whirling about with fresh fish overflowing, you'll feel as if you're...  Read More


Meet Hope Gately

Hope Gately should have a bumper sticker proclaiming "Not a Native...But I Got Here as Fast as I Could!" A transplant from the Midwest, Hope has fallen in love with Colorado's mountains playing...  More About Hope