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Colterra Food & Wine

210 Franklin Street, Niwot, CO 80544
+1 303-652-0777
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
210 Franklin Street, Niwot, CO 80544
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Colterra for fathers day. Each of us had a different dish and all were bad. The service was lackluster at best. The desert was inedible! The company was good.

Thank sparkleJoburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a wonderful setting on a summer evening, sitting on the flagstone covered former front yard of an old house in Erie. We started with a Mango Kale salad with almonds that was disappointing because there were hardly any Mangoes or almonds. Luckily...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Coletrra fairly often. Last night I was there with a large group. Service was outstanding! Everyone raved about the food. I enjoyed my meal, but here's what I'd improve on: The house salad is nothing but prickly greens, with a few slim,...More

Thank EBS33527
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dining rooms at this quaint restaurant are beautiful. The menu is creative and the dishes are masterfully prepared. We came here for a special occasion and everyone in our party enjoyed their meals - from salads, to pasta to dessert. The service was fairly...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely weekday lunch here with friends. The restaurant is beautiful and comfortable, the food was excellent, and the service was friendly, helpful and outstanding. We stayed quite awhile, enjoying the wine and conversation, and were never hurried by our server. Loved it from...More

Thank cherylburnside
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined here several times before and it has been good, but they have stepped up their menu and everything we had was outstanding. For my main I had Cacciucco and it was the best fish stew I have had. Rich, spicy tomato base...More

Thank Colby J
Reviewed 18 April 2017

By far, the number one best dining out experience I've had in Colorado. I took my sweetie out for her birthday dinner and we both absolutely loved the food we ordered . Excellent service, fabulous wine selection and great deserts. Located in a sweet little...More

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had to decide between Colterra and 1914 House for dinner. We picked 1914 which was fortuitous because 1914 isn't open for lunch and Colterra is. And we had a wonderful lunch. The staff was extremely gracious, the entire restaurant has a coziness (part of...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We went to Colterra for restaurant week with another couple. Everything was wonderful. The service was prompt but not rushed. I had the best lemon drop martini ever and my husband raved about his tequila/ port wine / lime and ginger drink. Sounds weird but...More

Thank On_the_go_Foxes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Colterra was participating in Denver restaurant week, $35 for a three course meal along with wine specials like a very nice bottle of Cabernet for $24. As usual the service was excellent as we are led through the maze of rooms in this charming converted...More

Thank David B
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are you open for lunch tomorrow?
6 January 2015|
Response from Missy A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will be open!
are you open for lunch?
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Response from Jola O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open for lunch. I visited for lunch. Everything the 4 of us ordered was fantastic.
are you open for lunch tomorrow?
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
They are open for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Franklin Street, Niwot, CO 80544
  • Public Transportation: Contact your local RTD (303) 299-6000.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Niwot
  • Phone Number: +1 303-652-0777
  • E-mail
Colterra invites you to escape to the country, just minutes from downtown Boulder in the charming historic town of Niwot. Happen upon the authentic romantic setting and enjoy classic French country food created by Chef/Owner Bradford Heap. Trained in France with 3 star Michelin Chef's Alain Ducasse and Georges Blanc, Bradford has taken his last endeavors to top Zagat ratings. His newest restaurant focuses on using the freshest local produce, respecting the pure simple flavors of seasonal ingredients. Knowledgeable wine pairings, complete with climate controlled cabinet provides the finest possible wines by the glass, making Colterra an experience not to be missed. Top 10 new restaurant by 5280 magazine!
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