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The Kitchen

1039 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
+1 303-544-5973
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“garlic fries” (15 reviews)
“lamb burger” (25 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1039 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Be aware that the Kitchen on Pearl Street has what I believe could be an annex known as "Next Door". Had lunch the other day and it was great. Service is prompt and the food is outstanding. Delicious Hamburger cooked just the way I wanted...More

Thank dharmabum2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has an electric and intriguing atmosphere...loved sitting at the bar...attentive servers who genuinely smile ... good tasty dishes...wine is fabulous...recommend very highly...

Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kimbal Musk's restaurant is a must while dining in Boulder. Fun for foodies. Great cocktails. Excellent service.

Thank Crmsonkros
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm visiting Boulder for 24-hours and happened upon this wonderful place. I ordered a great faro-salmon salad. It was beautifully dressed with crisp green apples and carrots to boost the freshness. I sat at the bar. The bartender was most attentive. They had a great...More

Thank CapistranoBeach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first night in Boulder and a friend recommended The Kitchen. Really enjoyed dining here. Everything on this menu looked appealing so it was hard to decide but we ordered the asparagus appetizer which was a special for the evening and it was excellent. As...More

Thank BBE2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here while visiting my sister in Boulder. She really wanted to try The Kitchen and the menu looked great, plus the location on Pearl Street made it convenient and provided easy entertainment while we made our way to the restaurant. The food was...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had excellent brunch, I had the barbacoa and my friend had the breakfast sandwich. The barbacoa was nicely executed and not too much food. The sandwich good balance of sweet and salty. Good coffee and the oj was fresh pressed.

Thank MNTravels2008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful lunch here in April 2017. We were tourists visiting Boulder for the first time. We looked at the NY Times article, 36 Hours in Boulder Colo., which recommends this restaurant. We noticed that many of the patrons were...More

1  Thank AlanG1211
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our good friends recommended The Kitchen and I am so glad we tried it...it was FABULOUS. The food was delicious and was so fresh... The staff was friendly and knowledgeable and totally made our experience memorable. We tried lamb and raviolis and the half chicken....More

Thank killerbbbb
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I'm picky and this place hit all the marks for me. Great atmosphere. Great good and very friendly staff. I will be back.

Thank Steve E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hope to dine there July 2 for dinner for 2. Are recommendations recommended?
8 June 2016|
Answer Show all 9 answers
Response from Shaggy53 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would call ahead for reservations. It's not a large place and that will be a holiday weekend.
Jacey G
Is there an outdoor seating or patio area? If so, would it be accommodating to a small, well-behaved, leashed dog?
22 July 2015|
Response from Geoff B | Property representative |
HI Jacey, We do have 2 small patio tables and dogs are more than welcome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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.