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L'Atelier

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1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516 (18th & Pearl)
(303) 442-7233
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Today
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Five Star Food That Doesn't Break the Bank

We started with Escargot with garlic herb butter over a line of mashed potatoes. Very different from what we've had at other restaurants as was everything else we ordered. The presentation of each dish was outstanding. My wife had the Lobster meuniere over risotto and I had Ahi over forbidden black... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Rgarramone
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Colorado
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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96 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Colorado
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We started with Escargot with garlic herb butter over a line of mashed potatoes. Very different from what we've had at other restaurants as was everything else we ordered. The presentation of each dish was outstanding. My wife had the Lobster meuniere over risotto and I had Ahi over forbidden black rice with pickled ginger and yellow curry. For dessert... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

we had a nice surprise when visiting L'Atelier, good hosting, waiting an a very nice food. It could do with a little bit more to be nearly"perfect".... Decoration is the low part of the place but we will come back.

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Erie, Colorado
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139 reviews 139 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Been a fan of this restaurant for years, but tonight was pretty average. Appetizers were solid, especially the beef tartare. I really liked the spicy accents. Salads felt a little wilted/flat. Also was not impressed with the mangled sardine in the Caesar. Entrees were good, but it seemed the filet mignon, pork chop, and tuna all had the same red... More 

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boulder, co
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Excellence in every way. Beautiful and quiet surroundings, great menu. A place I return to over and over again. Only complaint is the over use of suaces on everything. So if you would prefer simply ask for the suace on the side. Love the sweetbreads (not on the menu all the time) and the beef tatare! Ravioli and seared tune... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My family loves this restaurant, but when we went on January 9th for my mother's birthday, I couldn't imagine why. The atmosphere is apropos to Boulder - rustic elegant, and pleasant. It was jammed, completely packed when we arrived, and empty by the time our main courses were served! The escargot appetizer as well as the scallops were perfectly prepared... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one of the best if not the best fine dining experiences in Boulder. The food and service are 5 star and the atmosphere is lovely. It is a great place to bring your special someone but leave the kids at home with a sitter.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took our daughter and her partner out to dinner here on Christmas Eve. It was the first time at this restaurant for all of us. I ordered the Bouillabaisse which, in my experience, is a dish that you just can't find in a lot of restaurants. My wife ordered an eggplant dish with a tomato sauce,... More 

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Boulder
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112 reviews 112 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
    (18th & Pearl)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: (303) 442-7233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?