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Address: 13th St. between Pennsylvania St. and College Ave., Boulder, CO
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LOTS OF FUN BUSINESSES TO VISIT, BUT....

The Hill is a fun place to visit unique businesses and restaurants or just people watch. It's located right next to the University of Colorado and tries to service all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Boulder
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The Hill is a fun place to visit unique businesses and restaurants or just people watch. It's located right next to the University of Colorado and tries to service all the students needs, but most of the restaurants are fast to go type foods. Go anyway, I'm sure you'll have fun! I hope that you found this review helpful and... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We occasionally come to the Hill to eat. Cafe Aion and Hapa Sushi are fairly decent eateries. The icon restaurant The Sink is worth a visit - Robert Redford worked there. Mamacita's has closed. The old Jones Drug Store has closed, as has the CU Bookstore. The rest of the area is the typical campus street, a little grungy, but... More 

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Burlington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you happen to be visiting UC Boulder, cross the street and walk "The Hill". There are numerous restaurants and little shope to check out. If you are hungry for Mexican, Vietnamese, Thai, good ol' American, pizza, coffee, cafe, or whatever - it's probably there. There is also a 7-11 food store if you need to pick up anything.

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

You'll see signs everywhere, " Keep Boulder Weird". No,Boulder was weird in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Ever since the college kids grew up, got wealthy and started buying family homes on the hill and cleaning up Boulder for their little children, Boulder is no longer weird, the hill is no longer interesting. Even student don't hang out here, you... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I think students would give this area more stars than visitors from out of town. A university type bookstore, shopping, and restaurants are located in this small area of town. The only reason I go here is to go to Illegal Pete's for their tacos, guacamole, and burritos.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The big difference that you will see here is the type and variety of shops and restaurants. Most of it is local businesses supported by local suppliers.

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The Hill is another street full of shops and eateries that cater to the students from the university across the way. The ambiance is one of cheerful camaraderie . Stroll amongst the youth of today and marvel and their originality and enthusiasm for life. It's as much about people watching as window shopping!

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Black Hawk, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

The hill will get great reviews from college kids as it gears its efforts and business to the college aged. There is one great pizza joint on this hill but I can't remember the name.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

West of Campus, a quick walk thru The Hill will take you back to the 70's. See the old Tulagis theater, with early days of acts like Tommy Bolin, The Eagles and ZZ Top. There are still the head shops, and ecletic mix of restaurants and peoples, from the homeless to the sorority girls. Even Obama visited The Sink restaurant... More 

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CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

The Hill, located west of the main campus of CU Boulder, is an area with obnoxious college students, studious students, homeless people, and Boulder "characters". There is no real focus on the Hill, and certain spots have restaurants that come and go (luckily Del Taco IS GONE!). The staples of the hill are staples for a reason - The Sink,... More 

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