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Aloy Modern Thai

This Ballpark spot is bringing in fresh, local ingredients to create modern Thai dishes. Try the smoked Verlasso salmon, which is served in a jar with Asian pear, yucca chips, and orange aïoli.
 

Via Perla

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

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.

Del Frisco's Grille

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. 

Rialto Cafe

Located on the 16th Street Mall, this stylish and upbeat destination features carefully crafted American dishes, specialty cocktails, and local brews on draft. 

Crown Social

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.  

Blue Island Oyster Bar

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. 

Wild Standard

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.

The Palate Food & Wine Bar

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. 

Bar Dough

Tuck into wood-fired pizzas and comforting pastas from chef Max Mackissock (formerly of the Squeaky Bean) at this casual gathering spot.

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