With Duo, owners Stephanie Bonin and Keith Arnold have captured the true essence of the neighborhood restaurant—simple food, a low-key but polished ambience, and the hum of neighbors trading stories. The seasonal cuisine constantly surprises and comforts, and dessert is worth a visit in itself.
$$$ (average entree $16-$25)
This upscale Boulder restaurant serves natural, contemporary Italian cuisine. Try the Colorado bison bolognese with orecchiette pasta, fresh herbs, and shaved Grana Padano.
Toast to the good life at this sleek brunch-through-dinner spot that serves classic American fare, like a prime dip sandwich and a rotisserie chicken salad.
Inventive modern Mexican food with an emphasis on seafood. Sit on the patio, in the dining room, or grab a coin-style margarita in the tequila bar.
The space's old wooden floors, copper-framed farm doors, and distressed faux windows create a warm and cozy atmosphere. And Table 6's inviting glow continues with chef Carrie Shores' American bistro cuisine, which is elevated by haute foodie touches.
A masterful fusion of Asian and Latin cuisines, Zengo celebrates the joyous "give and take" of drinking and eating with the sights, sounds and energy of the bold Latin lifestyle. Try weekend brunch.
Experience dedication to the dip, this restaurant features 20 different sauces on the menu at anytime. Favorites include the pineapple pedy marmalade and the pistachio mint. Try the sesame-seared tuna roll, grilled venison, or braised Colorado lamb shank.
Try the Teton Waters pasture-raised rib-eye steak with butternut squash and potato gratin and garlic-seared escarole.
In a refabbed 1950s service station, this hip restaurant serves globally inspired cuisine, with a focus on veggies and sustainable meats.
This Asian-inspired modern American grill offers classics—like the pork tenderloin and the chicken caprese sandwich—and a wide selection of housemade sushi and sashimi. The drink menu includes skinny cocktails and 10 choices of saké.