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.
$$$ (average entree $16-$25)
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 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.
With décor inspired from childhood memories of small coastal towns, Blue Island Oyster Bar offers a seaside escape in the heart of the Cherry Creek neighborhood. Come for the shareable appetizers, the cleverly crafted cocktails, and the fresh seafood entrées.
Chef Bradford Heap brings the seven seas to Boulder with his enticing array of responsibly sourced seafood dishes. Sip a carefully crafted cocktail and sample from the oyster bar as you peruse the globally inspired menu.
Enjoy seasonal new American plates at this community restaurant. The ever-changing menu features farm-fresh produce, sustainable fish, and organic meats, and the bar highlights small wineries and local brewers.
This sleek wine bar offers 150 vinos by the glass and an American-fusion menu featuring highlights like Colorado lamb ribs, roasted beet ravioli, and crab cakes.
Tuck into wood-fired pizzas and comforting pastas from chef Max MacKissock (formerly of the Squeaky Bean) at this casual gathering spot.