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1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
(303) 442-7233
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Ranked #15 of 508 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 18th & Pearl
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We have not dined at L'Atelier in several years and now realize we've been missing something really special. We went for a holiday special wine pairing dinner and were simply amazed. All five courses and five wines were extraordinary. I cannot remember dining anywhere in many years having every dish and wine being so wonderfully prepared. The service was also... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

L'Atelier has a small and cozy feel to it when you walk in. Expect warm bread and the occasional amuse bouche! The plates, as the name l'atelier (the Artist's workshop) implies, are truly works of art with the taste to match. My favorite things to order for appetizers are the tuna carpaccio, the crab salad, and the lobster raviolis (which... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What can I say that others have not already said? Excellent in all areas, wish we could afford to visit more often but it is and will remain near the top of our list for a special dinner once or twice a year. Food, atmosphere, service are all top notch.

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Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The hostess did not make us feel well "hosted"; the waiter was a cold, and the booth a bit tight. The sounds of other tables made it hard to hear the others across from ours and while the food was good - especially the appetizers, the overall experience was, well, average.

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Boulder, Colorado
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The 2 velvet curtains rescued from an opera house help to make this table clothed restaurant the best place for quiet conversation, while providing consistently good service and a varied menu based in French cooking technique. Duck, veal, lobster, seafood, and indeed the chef will give you a plate of delicious vegies if you ask. Lunch is the best value... More 

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Alta Loma, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Happened to be staying very near L'Atelier. Heading for home after wandering Pearl Street in our bermudas and tennies, we decided we were hungry. Looking into L'Atelier with its white tablecloths and elegant decor, we decided we were a bit underdressed, even for Boulder. Wrong. Several folks sitting at one of the outside tables suggested we go in, so we... More 

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Have eaten here twice and have alway had great service and outstanding meals. Nice place for couples, family or meeting with friends. Small place, so large groups would be difficult to seat (greater than 6), but could be done and reservations recommended.

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Boulder, Colorado
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154 reviews 154 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This was my first visit to L'Atelier, and I was really looking forward to it. However, I won't go back for a wine dinner. I can appreciate a leisurely, European-paced meal, but this one averaged 50 minutes between courses. Just too long to enjoy. The first three courses were very good, but the "wild king salmon" looked pale and farmed,... More 

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Naples Park, Florida, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A quaint French restaurant, with ample seating. Our meal was truly magnificent, with exquisite taste and presentation. Satisfying portions of scrumptious appetizers; Roasted Quail & Lobster Ravioli to name a few. Our entree's were sure pleasure, cooked to perfection, sauces of unbelievable caliber, and again perfect portions. Then you might as well end it all with dessert. What's another pound!... More 

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Blue Mounds
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had a very relaxing 2 hour dinner. Everything was explained in detail when we had questions on the menu. The problem is nothing was stellar. The waiter was great and very friendly. The service took a little too long in between courses. When the waiter told us he was making our drinks I then understood why the slow service.... More 

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Additional Information about L'Atelier

Address: 1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
Phone Number: (303) 442-7233
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: French

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