Feelin' the Love: Boulder's Most Romantic Restaurants

Finding romance in Boulder, Colorado is about as easy as finding a Frechman in Paris. The mountains, ambling creeks, well-maintained open spaces and athletic hardbodies all add to the air of romantic opportunity. And while many romances may start during chance meetings on hiking trails or while waiting inline at the grocery store, they eventually find their way to a romantic restaurant where two love birds can eat, drink, and get cozy together.

Luckily, Boulder offers some of the most romantic and charming restaurants in the state and, whether you're out for a first date or your 30th anniversary, there's something for everyone on our list.

Earning the top spot is Flagstaff House Restaurant, with its sweeping views, wild game offerings, and award-winning wine list. Also notable on our list, Black Cat offers farm-to-table  and seasonal fare. Their elegant ambiance, unique cuisine, and commitment to the freshest ingredients make this restaurant a treat for lovers. Want less elegance and more country charm? Try the Huckeberry who actually utilizes the same local farm as Black Cat and serves simple, yet delicious, soul food, puts on delightful tea parties, and is certainly a place that every lady will love.

Just stick to our list and you're sure to get a good night kiss, or two.



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

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Located on enchanting Pearl Street, this pizzeria mixes traditional Italian elegance and charm with some American edge and swagger. Among their mouthwatering concoctions you'll find the Vesuvius, a lite tomato, basil, and mozzarella salad that...  Read More



This popular, ultra modern Asian restaurant is a favorite of families and business people and is considered one of the best places in town for sushi dining. The name translates to "Asian but not" and the food carries through this theme with...  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

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This steakhouse is a long-standing Boulder favorite and features a creative menu that includes prime rib, grilled New York strip, and nightly fish specials. In addition, Wine Spectator has repeatedly acknowledged the award-winning wine list for...  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



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 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



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


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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