Boulder was named Americas Foodiest Town by Bon Appetit magazine, and with more than 1300 restaurants to choose from you are bound to find out how the city earned that prestigious distinction.
From Thai to Italian to Indian to vegan to classic American fare, there’s a restaurant to suit every palette and budget. There’s also French, Ethiopian, Japanese, Himalyan, Cajun, Mexican, Pakistani, Mediterranean, the list goes on and on. The University of Colorado-Boulder brings people from all over the world, and luckily it also brings an enormous variety of ethnic foods.
There are a number of contemporary coffee shops serving hot espresso and fresh baked goods as well as traditional comfort foods, and of course there’s always “the place” you must try while visiting Boulder. The Buff is a Boulderite is that place, and it is a favorite for breakfast and brunch, serving $1 mimosas and bloody marys along with their hearty breakfasts. If you like a big breakfast after a late night on the town, The Buff might be the place for you.
If you’re looking for upscale dining, Frasca’s Food & Wine and the Flagstaff house top popular review sites. Q’s at the Boulderado Hotel, Amu, L’Atelier, John’s Restaurant, and Sushi Tora also make the cut. But there are also many great choices for eating on a budget, no matter what type of food or atmosphere you’re looking for. If you’ve got a large group, or you’re traveling with children, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect place to eat, whether you want to grab a bite and go or sit down for multiple courses and a relaxing glass of wine.
Don’t miss Boulder’s Dinner Theatre if you like live entertainment with your meal. Boulder’s Dinner Theatre brings Broadway to the mountains with feature productions performed by professional actors from all over the nation.
No matter what you’re in the mood for, or what you budget might be, you’ll have no trouble finding a delicious meal in Boulder.