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1837 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5518
+1 303-443-7766
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1837 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5518
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to Mateo's for years; sadly today's experience was not great. Salmon Benedict was underwhelming. Very large portion of brioche with a small drizzle of hollandaise over the eggs...leaving mostly dry bread. The salad consisted of a few pieces of greens, uninspiring plating and...More

Thank carolesimmonsspeer
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Sad to say, Mateo — which has gone through their ups and downs over the past 10 years — has finally jumped the shark and landed in the shallow end of the pool. Our last visit for dinner showed up all the weaknesses, from a...More

Thank maegabby
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Fresh, well prepared, French inspired food. Casual but refined dining; friendly and attentive service. Tuna was excellent; all of the dinners being served looked good. Highly recommended.

Thank USBrits
Reviewed 12 March 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing lunch here during the holidays. We have traveled to France several times and felt transported!

Thank KathyScheider
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The food here is just ok. It seems to be very standard pan European fare.Strangely, the resturants bills itself as Provencal cuisine, there are no entrees are remotely from Provence. No signs of classic provencal dishes such as Ratatouille or even the very well loved...More

Thank chenste
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Overall, we were happy with our New Year’s Eve dinner at Mateo. It was crowded, so service was a bit slow but not too bad. The wine sommelier visited our table and suggested a few wines. We both liked our selections. We also ordered the...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Party of 9 for brunch on Sunday and the staff handled it pretty well. The food was very tasty and the atmosphere is good as well. The food came out quickly and it was very good, no one had any complaints. My son loved the...More

Thank Enerfood
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Hyped local spot on quieter section of Pearl. Place was packed. While the food and service was good...it was not outstanding. Overpriced in my opinion.

Thank RichJimJake
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have not been here in quite a while, shame on us! We enjoyed an outstanding meal from cocktails through dinner but not dessert! Mateo has interesting and inventive coctails and an outstanding wine list. We started with paté which was delicious...More

Thank Colby J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I've been to Mateo now three times, twice in the past two weeks. Twice for dinner and once for brunch. For dinner last night, I had the steak frites, which was good,, but not outstanding. I was also disappointed in the fact that almost everything...More

Thank Kathy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1837 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5518
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-443-7766
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