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Pearl Street Mall

Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
303-449-3774
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Ranked #1 of 12 shopping in Boulder
Type: Malls, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Owner description: Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown Boulder. At the heart of Downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a... more » Owner description: Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown Boulder. At the heart of Downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a wonderfully charismatic four-block-long pedestrian mall that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2007. Colorful, bright flowers fill the mall almost the entire year and street performers, with a multitude of talents, make the Pearl Street Mall one of the best people-watching destinations anywhere. « less
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Omaha
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Hey anyplace where a woman dressed in a gypsy outfit banging on a drum and singing Paint It Black isn't even the weirdest person we saw on the 3 block stroll up and down the Pearl Street Mall cannot be beat! I love this place. Hadn't been here in 25 years and had my fond memories restored as it hasn't... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Nice place to stroll! cool stores bars restaurants. kids play areas. food venders. got to check out into the wind.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

If you don't visit the Pearl Street Mall you haven't visited Boulder. Great atmosphere, people watching, shops, restaurants and street entertainers. It has it all.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Pearl Street is a pedestrian friendly wander-fest! On weekends and most of the summer there are street performers, good food options and brewpubs. Like most city downtown districts there are homeless people and street people who will be panhandling but they are not rude or aggressive. It's a wonderful family friendly atmosphere with some reasonably priced shopping. Enjoy

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Created in 1976 as one of the first pedestrian-only malls in the country, Pearl Street has been the place to go to people watch, shop and eat for nearly 40 years. Fantastic local restaurants and shops, fun street buskers and frequent special events makes it a wonderful place to spend an afternoon or evening. Great for singles, couples and families... More

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Colordao, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Pearl Street is an iconic taste of Boulder. Fabulous restaurants,funky and fun stores. In the summer, families congregate around the water fountain feature and the bronze animal statues. There are some genuinely street performers, especially the contortionist who fits himself into a seriously small box. The big drawback are the street people, who congregate in the street. You are constantly... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Pearl street mall is a great place to shop, stroll, eat, and people watch. There are the most interesting shops, and some of the best restaurants in the country. For great retail shops, I love Art Source International at 1237 Pearl, for old maps, photos, posters, puzzles, and for great food, I like ' Riffs', with small plates and a... More

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A stroll down Pearl Street is a must in any season, on any day of the week! There is always so much to see, to do, to eat, to listen to, to look at. Great for all ages. Amazing restaurants and great shopping!

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Boulder, Colorado
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A great place for shopping, eating, and getting a drink. Many of the restuarants have outdoor patios, just sit, have a drink and do some people watching. Often in the summer there are street performers, concerts in the evenings. It's just a great place to wander around.

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boulder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

When we first moved to Boulder, we lived 5 blocks away and found ourselves frequenting the shops, restaurants, and bars on a regular basis. We moved to the outskirts of town, got busy, and are visits became less frequent, limited to only when friends were visiting. 10 years later and we are back on a regular basis -- the restaurants... More

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