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The Kitchen

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1039 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110 (11th Street)
+1 303-544-5973
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

my friend brought me here: locally sourced and labeled, yay, with excellent ingredients. Had a to-die lamb shank, some deelish pear vanilla sorbet -- amazing!

Thank xdancer22
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to beat The Kitchen. Creative menu featuring locally produced food, impeccably prepared. Atmosphere is fun and lively. Great place for a couple to dine together or for a family. Also a perfect place to take visitors for a "taste of Boulder." Kitchen Next Door is first-rate, too, especially for lunch.

Thank Jim H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pretty packed when I visited, because it was saturday lunch time. I like the modern atmosphere, and it has nice boulder vibe, too. Food was also good.

Thank Joyce I
Reigate, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated right on Pearl Street, The Kitchen is a great watering hole and feeding station - and you will need both after the walk through the shops of Pearl Street in the centre of Boulder. The service was attentive - and all the servers loved that we had a baby with us and made her the centre of attention! We... More 

Thank GeordiesLK
Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place gets rave reviews in Boulder and you absolutely need a reservation in advance if you want to try it out. The service was fabulous- friendly, responsive, and fast without rushing you. The food was good - the chef does need to work on cooking steaks to the temperature they are ordered (both were a bit overdone) - but... More 

Thank flaggster
Piedmont, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First stop is always, The Kitchen. Not the Kitchen Next Door but The Kitchen. Always a fresh farm to table menu. But, I can never get enough of their delicious whole-wheat nut bread, I always enjoy their cheese board and salads. The Look: Crisp and bright with lots of white and wooden farm tables. No matter what time you arrive... More 

Thank debbidimaggio
Boulder, Colorado
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really like the concept and style of The Kitchen but the food is lacking. It's not 'bad' it's just not great. We keep trying it again... go every 5-6 months and always leave saying 'That was okay'. You won't ever go and have a bad meal, but you also won't go and be wowed. Details: Butternut Squash Ravioli with... More 

Thank txzaza
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was eager and excited to eat there. Had an overly excited (annoying) waitress, who kept pushing items that weren't particularly good. The sweet potato hush puppies were dry and tasteless, the cabbage salad was ok, the fish was very good. The pot au chocolate was overly sweet and gooey. Just extremely disappointed. Even the coffee was unsatisfying. I don't get... More 

Thank rzfuertes
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic staff! Friendly and knowledgeable. Central restaurant offering modern surroundings with a quality menu. Our group shared a chef's platter to start then followed with bolognese pasta, half chicken, quinoa salad and lamb shank. All with quirky twists but deliciously modern. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

Thank LifesBigAdventures
Carmel, Indiana
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129 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The vibe of this restaurant is eclectic and certainly fits well with all that the Boulder area has to offer. Located on the 13th St Pedestrian Mall, the cocktail and menu choices are inventive, exciting, and wonderfully tasty. The service from James was spot on, professional, and excellent. Based on the wonderful flavors of our Grey Gardens Martini, their own... More 

Thank Suzanne I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?