Stop in for breakfast, lunch, and then again for dinner. This gathering spot offers a variety of eats—from fresh oysters to the more simplistic Roadhouse Burger, a Colorado-raised beef patty topped with melted Gruyére cheese and caramelized onions on a brioche bun.
$$$ (average entree $16-$25)
This family-owned restaurant, bakery, marketplace and bar offers seasonal finds, from snacks to soups and sandwiches to pastries. Order a market board with daily cheese and salami selections and sit back and take in the live tunes on the patio.
Most of the ingredients in these American dishes are locally sourced from small producers. Go for breakfast and order the wild mushroom omelet, made with fresh eggs picked up from a farm about five miles down the road. For dinner, try the High Point Farm bison filet with herb-whipped Colorado organic potatoes.
This rustic watering hole offers an eclectic menu and a full bar. Stick with classic American eats such as fried chicken or a double cheeseburger, or switch things up with the pork belly banh mi and potstickers.
This Ballpark spot is bringing in fresh, local ingredients to create modern Thai dishes. Stick with small plates like the tartare tuna or the smoked Verlasso salmon, which is served in a jar with Asian pear, yuca chips, and orange aïoli.
Although related to Brasserie Ten Ten and the Mediterranean Restaurant, Via Perla is its own breed. Chef Kelly Kingsford has traveled through Italy and brings authentic regional Italian dishes back to Boulder.
Sushi Ronin's casual and comfortable vibe complements the traditional, omakase-style Japanese cuisine. For the full experience, opt for chef Corey Baker's seven-course daily tasting menu.
A more casual iteration of the beloved steakhouse, this venue serves up classic dishes with modern twists and local ingredients. Don't miss the cheesesteak egg rolls.
Located on the 16th Street Mall, this stylish and upbeat destination features carefully crafted American dishes, specialty cocktails, and local brews on draft.
This jazz lounge features live music every night; signature cocktails; an expansive selection of Colorado wine, beer, and spirits; and a savory menu to please the tastebuds. Look out for options like the harvest medley mac 'n' cheese or the pork roulade.