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Zolo Grill

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Southwestern
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2525 Arapahoe Ave, Unit H1, Boulder, CO 80302-6738 (Between Folsom Avenue (25th St.) & 28th Street)
+1 303-449-0444
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:30
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Boulder, Colorado
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a friend and we shared two different brunch meals. The server was excellent and went beyond the call of duty as we divided the meals and wanted our eggs cooked differently. The food was very yummy and I liked the variety that the menu offered. We even scored with a two for one coupon!

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Thank Laurie B
Boulder, Colorado
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497 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made an impromptu visit to Zolo for brunch today and it was FABulous! Hubby ordered the Breakfast Skillet and a cup of coffee.His choice was superb: what a great blending of flavors. I had the Duck Confit Hash......another wow. Both dishes were $11.00 each......service was attentive......portions were generous. We'll be back: sooner than later! Please note that the 5*... More 

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Thank morewierd
Boulder, Colorado
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was fine and friendly, otherwise, I would have given this review one star. I am not a fan of salted, over-seasoned, spicy food, but the "Breakfast Skillet" item on the brunch menu was flavorless. Ingredients supposedly included goat cheese as well as other blended cheeses. Could not taste any cheese. The only taste which came through was a preponderance... More 

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Erie, Colorado
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127 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jumped into Zolo Grill for lunch on a snowy day. My husband had tamales which were vegetarian and I had the tortilla soup. Both were excellent! Our server was courteous and prompt and knew when to check in!

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Thank MartyBrian
Montreal, Canada
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108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK food in a good setting...Nothing bad ...for the food ...but also nothing great.....churned out relatively quickly...and portions are quite large...not my kind of food...but bar is very good...very well stocked....Can do better in Boulder.Waiter was a bit overwhelmed and overall a bit too fast food service...to my taste

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Thank Domrom
Asheville, North Carolina
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94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

When I used to live in Boulder and then on numeroussubsequent visits I've eaten at Zolo many, many times, and thought it was above the pack. Now, I feel like something happened as the last two visits were unsatisfactory. Had to return drinks two visits ago, and this time the food (two smoked chicken salads) was just mediocre. Lot of... More 

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Cordele, Georgia
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181 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a trip to Boulder. The guacamole and queso were delicious. The salsa was also excellent. We tried the squash soup which was also delicious. I had the brisket torta which was good. It is served with a mountain of fries! My fiancé had a salad which she really enjoyed! Worth a visit.

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Thank AKBGa
Westminster, Colorado
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Full disclosure I attended an event and did not have to pay for my meal at Zolo. That said THE FOOD WAS SO GOOD. The tamales, guacamole, and banana pie was delicious. Even the after-dinner coffee was really good. Zolo's price has deterred me from coming to eat in the past, but after sampling the fair I will most likely... More 

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Thank John A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants. We love sitting on the patio during the day or in the evening under the strung patio lights. Their menu is great for families, a complex palate of tastes for adults and a more simple menu for children. Their brunch is pretty amazing too!

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Thank Megan P
Nanaimo
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A "southwestern" restaurant with a Mexican flair. Excellent service, excellent food, and great atmosphere. We didn't have a reservation and were first put in a rather high traffic area, and the manager surprisingly moved us (without us even asking). From the time we ordered to the time we received our meal, it was maybe 10 min! The portions are huge!!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 Arapahoe Ave, Unit H1, Boulder, CO 80302-6738
    (Between Folsom Avenue (25th St.) & 28th Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Boulder bus system operates the "Jump" bus every day of the year. Zolo Grill is located on Arapahoe Avenue between Folsome Avenue (25th Street) and 28th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-449-0444
Description
Declared by 5280 as "Absolutely the hottest restaurant in Boulder," Zolo Grill has delivered award-winning southwestern cuisine with superior service since 1994. Our intention is to create flavorful, soulful food and beverage that is served in an unpretentious and relaxed environment. Come and feel the love!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?