Boulder Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Boulder; our list of the best things to see, including Frasca Food & Wine, Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau and Celestial Seasonings Tour and Tea Shop.
  • The best place in Boulder: Frasca Food & Wine

    Frasca Food & Wine

    1738 Pearl St
    World-class Northern Italian cuisine. The tasting menu can be pricey, but the food is astounding.
    Central Boulder
  • Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau

    2440 Pearl Street
    Offering visitor information for your next visit to the area, including maps, hotel information, dining guides, meeting information and more. Visit one of our two visitor kiosks for brochures and maps, Davidson Mesa Overlook, several miles southeast of Boulder on US 36 or Pearl Street Mall, in front of the Courthouse between 13th and 14th streets.
    Central Boulder eat nearby
  • Celestial Seasonings Tour and Tea Shop

    Celestial Seasonings Tour and Tea Shop

    4600 Sleepytime Dr
    Popular free tour of the herbal tea factory, including the overpowering vapors of the spearmint room. Lots of hot tea and free samples.
    Gunbarrel
  • Hoover Dam

    Hoover Dam

    Route 93
    $8 Visitor Center, with tour $11, in-depth tour $30, parking $7. Straddling the Colorado River between Nevada and Arizona, this was the world's largest dam when completed in 1935, and instrumental in generating power and providing irrigation via Lake Mead, which was created behind the dam. Traffic to the dam can be quite bad so plan your trip with extra travel time.
    South Boulder food nearby
  • Mountain Sun/Southern Sun

    Mountain Sun/Southern Sun

    On the East End of the Pearl Street walking mall
    Two locations in Boulder for your delight. The original Mountain Sun is on the east end of Pearl Street while newer location, called the Southern Sun, is in South Boulder at the intersection of South Broadway and Table Mesa in the Table Mesa Shopping Center. Some excellent beers (particularly the Java Porter) and often excellent Boulder granola music. Remember that it's a cash only bar.
    Central Boulder
  • West End Tavern

    West End Tavern

    926 Pearl Street
    The classic American tavern is reborn! The rooftop deck is open (weather permitting), affording remarkable views of the Flatirons beneath 300 days of sunshine a year. Visit the Boulder locals' favorite for a cold brew and some good eats.
    Central Boulder
  • Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery

    Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery

    1535 Pearl St
    Mad Play is back! For a full listing of our music and events click here http://www.mountainsunpub.com/calendar.htm
    Central Boulder
  • Dushanbe Teahouse

    Dushanbe Teahouse

    1770 13th St
    A great place to enjoy a cup of tea and enjoy architecture from half way around the world. The food is moderately portioned and deliciously prepared. In the summers, outside dining is available, and when the rose garden is in bloom it is amazing.
    Central Boulder
  • Happy Thursday Cruising

    Every Thursday during the summer
    Each week they have a different theme to wear. [15]
    Central Boulder restaurants nearby
  • Whitewater Tube Co.

    204 Canyon Blvd
    , 204 Canyon Blvd (at The Watershed School), (720) 239-2179, During summer time, it is popular to go tubing on Boulder Creek. Either rent from Whitewater or buy a tube at a local service station (the service station at NE corner of Arapahoe Avenue and Broadway is very popular for tube purchase. It also has a free air hose if your own tube needs inflating).
    Central Boulder food nearby
  • Fox Theatre

    1135 13th St
    A great music venue located on the hill. Has been nominated for best venue in the US.
    Central Boulder eat nearby
  • Chautauqua Park

    at Baseline Ave and 8th Street
    Located at the base of the Flatiron's rock formations. For a minor hike, take the trail to the 3rd Flatiron. This hike will show you sweeping vistas of town and an up-close and personal look at the Flatiron's rock formations. During the summer months, the Boulder Symphony performs at Chautauqua, with the mountains as a stunning backdrop.
    Central Boulder restaurants nearby
  • Albums on the Hill

    1128 13th St
    10-9 M-Sat, 12-6 Sunday. Boulder's only remaining dedicated record store. Sells records, CDs, DVDs and more.
    Central Boulder
  • The Cork

    The Cork

    3295 30th St
    A high quality restaurant since 1969, serving excellent dishes from prime rib to lobster ravioli. Located on the west side of 30th street.
    Crossroads
  • Q's Restaurant

    Q's Restaurant

    2115 13th Street
    Q's is in the Hotel Boulderado. Q's delivers it's extraordinary cuisine at reasonable prices. For a truly exquisite display of the culinary arts, this is the place to be.
    Central Boulder
  • Japango

    Japango

    1136 Pearl St
    $3 HAPPY HOUR from 4:00pm-6:00pm TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, and THURSDAY Enjoy a variety of Appetizers and Drinks for only $3 each
    Central Boulder
  • Larkburger

    Larkburger

    2525 Arapahoe Avenue
    Perfectly prepared, all-natural gourmet burgers, fries, shakes...
    Central Boulder
  • Southern Sun Pub and Brewery

    Southern Sun Pub and Brewery

    627 S Broadway St
    Mad Play is back! For a full listing of our music and events click here http://www.mountainsunpub.com/calendar.htm
    South Boulder
  • Hapa Sushi

    Hapa Sushi

    1117 Pearl St
    Boulder- on Pearl Street, Denver - in Cherry Creek, and Greenwood Village @ The Landmark in Colorado www.hapasushi.com
    Central Boulder
  • Jax Fish House

    Jax Fish House

    928 Pearl St
    Big Red F Restaurant Group, based in Boulder, serves award winning food and drink in several restaurant concepts throughout Colorado.
    Central Boulder
  • Brasserie 1010

    1011 Walnut Street
    For a more expensive meal, visit Brasserie 1010, on Walnut Street downtown, where french-inspired cuisine is served in an elegant setting with delicious daily specials.
    Central Boulder
  • Kim's Vietnamese Food to GO

    1325 Broadway St
    8AM-10PM M-Sa Sunday's closed. A fantastic asian hole in the wall. Its a little shack facing broadway in a parking lot. The best food I've ever had. Kim makes everything fresh in front of your eyes and the place is very homey and fits in well with Boulder lifestyle. A hit among college students, its a great place.
    Central Boulder
  • Sushi Zanmai

    1221 Spruce
    Zanmai is a traditional sushi house with the best rolls in town. Reasonably priced, watch as sushi chefs prepare your meal at the sushi bar. For the best deals, go to Happy Hour, from 5PM-6:30PM or all day Sunday. Try the Z-Number 9 and the Firecracker role or for an appetizer try the green mussels.
    Central Boulder
  • Khow Thai

    1600 Broadway
    Tucked into a small space on the east side of Broadway just south of Arapahoe Ave, this restaurant has repeatedly been voted the best Thai food in Boulder. Not expensive and really good, especially the green curry. The owner is surprisingly anti-veg*n, so don't expect gracious substitutions or a warm reception.
    Central Boulder
  • Sherpa's

    825 Walnut St
    Run by Pemba Sherpa, this restaurant is just outside off Broadway and Pearl. Featuring authentic Nepalese food that is made fresh to order, this restaurant is a must of Boulder.
    Central Boulder
  • The Kitchen

    1039 Pearl Street
    M-F 8-close; Sa-Su 9-2, 5:30 to close. A fantastic neighborhood bistro that sources most of its food from local growers and producers. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Located at the west end of Pearl Street. Check out Monday night's Community Dinner, a $35 prix fixe meal that's off-menu, served family style around a huge table -- it's the best deal in town for the variety, quality, and quantity of food (reservations recommended).
    Central Boulder
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