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Walnut Brewery

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American, Californian
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1123 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302-5116
Boulder bus terminal is located two blocks east of the Walnut Brewery.
303-447-1345
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beer and food

We went here for dinner when we were in town for business. I thought the beer was good, not the best I've had but good and a descent price. The food was good and a good price. The service was a bit slow as the bartender was more interested is some ladies sitting at the other end of the bar... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Matt G
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Wichita, Kansas
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wichita, Kansas
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We went here for dinner when we were in town for business. I thought the beer was good, not the best I've had but good and a descent price. The food was good and a good price. The service was a bit slow as the bartender was more interested is some ladies sitting at the other end of the bar... More 

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Boulder, CO
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97 reviews 97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Very good craft beer and and a pretty varied menu make this a nice place to stop and catch some sports action on the many mounted screens. For those who like to share a meal, this is a place that will split plates happily.

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Long Lake
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had a very good lunch, and my husband enjoyed the beer as well. I had the Santa Fe ranch salad with chicken and my husband had the chicken fried chicken.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Food choices seemed a little limited, and our first choice on the menu was out of stock already. Walnut did offer a taster flight, and there were some really good beers available. The staff was friendly and really informative. I learned a bit about nitro tapping. The food itself was middle of the road, good, but not wow your tastebuds.... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

For a craft brewery, this is really just so-so. So if beer is your thing, skip this micro. Food is pub food, overly salted and not at all creative. But it's still OK if you manage your expectations.

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Boulder, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It would not have mattered if this place had the greatest food in the universe. I was long since dead from thirst and starvation before a waitress even approached our table. I have never waited so long for a meal- 1 hour and 15 minutes after we ordered. When she finally did arrive with our food on a tray, she... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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157 reviews 157 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Visited this place and tried there Red Dog sled, this beer had a special taste but was good after all.Also tried the pale-ale and was a little bit hoppy.Weather was good so we could sit on the terrace and relax.The restaurant itself is very nice and you can see the brewery at the back.

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Stuart, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We went on a thurs. And it was busy. We were seated quickly. Our food was very good and the beer was delicious. This is a casual fun place.

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Golden, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Some of the meals for average, some better than average, but nothing exceptional. There was a time that this place had the best salmon fish and chips. Then they went downhill, and have since rebounded slightly. The bar and beer are fine, but they have a little work to get back to the exceptional food they once mastered. If your... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I went with a large group (~20) for food and drinks on a Thursday night (wasn't too crowded). The beer was good, but if the server had frequented us more, he would have got a few more beers out of me. I order the bison burger and it was awful. Undoubtedly, it is a challenge to serve 20 people simultaneously,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1123 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302-5116
  • Public Transportation: Boulder bus terminal is located two blocks east of the Walnut Brewery.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: 303-447-1345

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 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?