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The Sink

) #19 of 431 Restaurants in Boulder $$ - $$$ American, , Pizza
1165 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302-7015
+1 303-444-7465
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1165 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302-7015
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Reviewed yesterday

Having visited The Sink on many an occasion I can vouch for the greatness of their burgers and sweet potato fries! The staff are very friendly and definitely make you feel welcome. Don't forget to sign the roof and grab a sticker! Will be back...More

Thank foodtravelwriter1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Upon recommendation from my ex, we went to the Sink. The vibe is lively, the ceiling is low and the staff is so friendly. I had the pizza and really enjoyed the thick crust as well as the toppings. Other members in my party had...More

Thank dahlia8
Reviewed 4 days ago

First this place is so friendly and unique you must go. Forget the reviews of the food. My experience was just a bad choice in food. Guy from diners drive in and dives was recently at the Sink and he tasted three items. The menu...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great burgers and beers, friendly staff that actually know the menu. Loved the artwork. It's a quintessential college spot and you feel like it's YOUR college spot...even if you didn't go to UC Boulder.

Thank bluedltt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's one of those unique places that should not be missed! You will see the spot where former President Obama signed his name on the wall after stopping in for a pizza, some very cool art work, and delicious food. Not for the claustrophobic as...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a recommendation from my daughter's friend who attends CU! We were not disappointed. Great feel to the place and a wonderful selection of local beers. My wife got a marg with infused habanero tequila! Small bite that keeps building and pulling you back...More

Thank Catdaddy13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of those places that gives you a small amount of food for a high price. I ordered the salmon tacos with a side of rice, which sounded pretty filling. But when they brought it out, it looked like an appetizer. I definitely...More

Thank Austin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought that this place was only known for their cool interior & atmosphere, but was pleasantly surprised by the quality of food. Thought about trying one of their selections featured on Diners, Drive Ins, & Dives, but opted instead for the Mesa Chicken sandwich, which...More

Thank BamaGrandslammer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a "must try" if visiting Boulder. Great selection of beer from the area. Nice food selection and friendly staff.

Thank B_kah1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting CU for my son's Freshman Orientation we ate dinner at the Sink. The atmosphere screams college life/Mad Magazine, I didn't even mind the sticky table I sat at. The ceiling itself is a site to be seen with all of the signatures on...More

Thank JamieLentz
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7 May 2015|
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Response from WestFlandersBrew | Property representative |
Hi! Please give The Sink a call and we would be happy to load a giftcard for you, and even mail it to where you need it to go! Cheers Lauren Hoff Marketing Manager The Sink Restaurant and Bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1165 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-444-7465
The Sink has been a University of Colorado legend since 1923. Offering a wide variety of scratch made sandwiches, burgers, pizza and salads. Featuring grass-fed beef, locally baked organic breads and seasonal local produce. A full bar features eighteen draft beers and locally produced beers and spirits. This historic landmark is a must see for any visit to Boulder, truly one of a kind!
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