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Walnut Brewery

1123 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302-5116
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Ranked #92 of 499 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Boulder bus terminal is located two blocks east of the Walnut Brewery.
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Brussels, Belgium
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130 reviews 130 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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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Galway, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a nice spot to drop into for a beer and snacks, but you can do much better for the food in Boulder. The food was not too bad, but just average, while no one dish was poor, nothing our group had would get us too excited. A wide selection of good beer raised the experience a lot. The... More

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We went for dinner to the Walnut Brewery. There were 8 of us. The place was not that busy on a Thursday night. The food was good. My mom had the cod fish and chips and loved them but couldn't eat them all. I had the Classic Mac 'N Chicken, it was really good with a slight after spice to... More

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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148 reviews 148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Love the atmosphere of the place as one feels transported back to the industrial revolution with iron beams crisscrossing the interior. Great beer selection and good food and service to match. A bit pricey but that is common with downtown establishments.

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Hayward, Wisconsin
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

As a restaurant this would merit 3-4 stars. As a brewpub. .. not so much. Watery, bland and soulless beers. It's like they know how, but are afraid of failure. Get some therapy for the ACOA issues and reformulate the recipes.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I traveled to boulder frequently on business for about 15 years, and this was one of the first places I ate. So, with our daughter living in Denver for the summer, when we took a day trip to Boulder, this is where we went for lunch (and to watch a World Cup Soccer Game)! As the name implies there are... More

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Louisville, Colorado
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Good Beer on Tap - brewed on site - try golden ale Great Food - spicy wings & nachos very good Curb Side seating

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