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Riff's Urban Fare

1115 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5103
+1 303-440-6699
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (39 reviews)
“gnocchi” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1115 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5103
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here with family for a lunch and was disappointed. Two of the meals were pork meals and were so tough that they gave us steak knives to cut the meat. We did return the meals for another without any fuss from management. It's an...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place to people watch while enjoying a great meal. We sat outside so there was a constant flow of people down Pearl Street and that was fun. Our meal was delicious - brussel sprouts starter with planked salmon and a roasted lamb special for...More

Thank lori397
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is extremely unique and the chef grows a lot of the ingredients himself. Average priced! Worth the visit.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Riff with our daughter and her husband in September. Nice atmosphere, we sat outside in the nice weather. Food was presented well and was delicious. Staff was very pleasant. It was recommended by a Boulder local.

Thank Super593
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside, inside was loud, besides watching the people go by was good entertainment. Fun watching other parents and their soon to be released kids. Good menu, good drinks. Hour plus wait - because of the 2,999 (x2) other parents of incoming CU students.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love this restaurant. After coming here during my first visit to Boulder, I had to come again during my second visit! Went for dinner during the summer, the open windows allow fresh air and the sounds of Pearl Street into the restaurant. Service...More

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Riffs was recommended by a local whom we met while viewing the eclipse. Great spot on Pearl with excellent food and atmosphere.

Thank RichJimJake
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Everything I have ordered here has consistently been delicious. The ingredients in the dishes compliment each other so that each bite is enjoyable, sensuous and full of flavor. The ingredients tend to be fresh and local. The service is good too. In addition the waiters...More

Thank vivian w
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Going for a solo visit for happy hour, I was pleased to find Schneider Weisse on the beer list – it’s from the oldest Weißbierbrauerei in Munich and has a solid fan following. For a light dinner, I tried the mussels and the meatballs. The...More

Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We split the hot dates, with chorizo and goat cheese stuffing and hot pepper honey drizzle, and the chilled cucumber and avocado soup as starters. Both were delightful! The salmon sandwich was delicious too. The gnocchi topped with prosciutto was served with a generous portion...More

Thank nylady21
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Response from EDian831 | Reviewed this property |
With the holidays I would call 303 4406699
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5103
    (11th st)
  • Public Transportation: RTD and local bus service.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-440-6699
  • E-mail
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