25 Best Restaurants in Boulder to Try Right Now

Whether it’s for a casual night out or a weekend date night, these are local favorites and must-try eats in Boulder.

In this guide, you will discover the best places to eat in Boulder along with my top picks for bars, breweries, and even ice cream shops.

Seafood and sushi lovers, rejoice! Hawaiian-Japanese fusion restaurant, Hapa Sushi, will satisfy even the most distinguished of sushi-eaters.

1. Hapa Sushi

Serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, this is Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg’s homage to northern New Mexican.

2. Santo

This super casual, semi-outdoors, pet-friendly space with a rotation of food trucks to try from and yard games to play.

3. Rayback Collective

At SALT in Boulder their mission is sustainability above all else. Their thought is that the shortest distance from the farm to the table is the best way food can be served.


Flagstaff House sits perched on the side of a mountain with expansive views east and the entire city of Boulder laid out below.

5. The Flagstaff House

The warm atmosphere invites feelings of home and hearth, but with outstanding food and service.

6. Frasca Food and Wine

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