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The Kitchen

1039 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
+1 303-544-5973
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“tomato soup” (37 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1039 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tuna Cerviche was amazing grilled pork skewers appetizer was fantastic a nice kick to the sauce and grilled perfectly winter curried veggies very good pan seared scallops very good and my pork chop was thin and just not up to par for the price pork...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A busy ambiance which does not interfere with lunch or dinner conversations among friends. The Tomato soup is tasty, filling and always satisfying. Bread is always baked to perfection. Main courses consistently of high quality. Coffee is always tasty, served piping hot and never bitter....More

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We came to Boulder for a mountain tour that afternoon and caught an early lunch at 11:00. Were greeted warmly when we came in and promptly seated. Our server was excellent who was attentive but not overbearing. I got the beet salad with salmon and...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here on the recommendation of locals and were not disappointed. This is a farm to table type restaurant with a bistro type atmosphere. Service was friendly and the food was good. The beet salad was excellent. When they ask if you want...More

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Greeted by an epic waitress and a nice selection of great beers. Food was delicious but it was a limited choice of dishes. Overall a really fascinating place. Great for lunch and dinner.

Thank simen h
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

First time here, entertaining local clients for lunch. Friendly welcome from the hostess. Seated promptly thanks to having a reservation. Heather was a wonderful waitress and her service was exemplory. Our raw (fresh !) oysters for appetizers were some of the best we had ever...More

Thank CobaltConnection
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Kitchen was busy but we had a very short wait for a table and an attentive server. We enjoyed a salmon and avocado green salad with pistachios and a citrus vinaigrette and pork tacos with cabbage and a side of greens (be sure to...More

Thank Eestigirl
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We were a table of 5 with very different choices of food; from vegan to carnivore. The ambience is very nice and the service was very good. Their food is locally sourced and was very tasty. There were no vegan choices on the menu, but...More

Thank betty j
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Upstairs is even worse, limited menu, out of most of what they offer. Rude management and waitstaff not well trained. Forgot food, uncharges for small items. Attitude and not great food, won't be back

Thank kristencarol8
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is a high-end, though very comfortable spot on Pearl Street Mall. The atmosphere was great, as was the food and wines by the glass. Very attentive service as well. Highly recommended.

Thank RonFritz
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Questions & Answers
8 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Shaggy53 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would call ahead for reservations. It's not a large place and that will be a holiday weekend.
Jacey G
22 July 2015|
Response from Geoff B | Property representative |
HI Jacey, We do have 2 small patio tables and dogs are more than welcome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1039 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
    (11th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-544-5973
The Kitchen carefully sources quality, fresh, ingredients from farms and purveyors our team has a direct relationship with both locally and nationally. The preparations are simple, clean, and focused. The menu features seasonal offerings that are crafted by our talented culinary team. The Kitchen features various signature items such as hand cut Garlic Fries, Tomato Soup, Mussels and Sticky Toffee Pudding.
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