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1001 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-5800
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Ranked #88 of 508 Restaurants in Boulder
Price range: $14 - $14
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Kansas City, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Yum! We rolled the dice and picked a winner! Reminded me of the old Italian restaurants if my youth, Big bowl of pasta with meatballs and garlic bread, nothing fancy but presented well and delicious. Excellent service and reasonable price to boot.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We heard from our waitress at the hotel we were staying at this place was great and the reviews on the other sites concurred. At first told there was an hour wait, but we sat outside under the heaters and were served in minutes. Great drinks, delicious marinara sauce. Great way to start a trip to Boulder!

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Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Okay, so I live about 6 blocks away on Broadway, My dad and sister walked down and put our name on the list, the staff would call when there was a table. The wait was for 15 minutes. 45 minutes later, we hadn't been called. We go back, people with 3 put their names down 20 minutes after us HAD... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We've been going to Pasta Jay's for more than 25 years and the never disappoint. Love their marinara sauce - loaded with tomato and spices. Their tortellini is rich and satisfying. They have lots of different choices: seafood, pizza, and nightly specials. The service is prompt and friendly. Over the years this was a favorite restaurant when our children were... More 

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Cherry Log, GA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A wonderful sunny afternoon in Boulder. Could not have imagined getting an authentic Italian meal in Colorado. The white lasagne is so good, I wish I lived there so I could eat it at least once a week. The meatballs and and ravioli are as good as my mama makes. The service was also outstanding. The hostess and server were... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

. . . on Pearl Street Mall. If your not quite hungry enough walking to the restaurant, just follow your nose and the smell of baking/simmering garlic will get your taste buds going the closer you get to Pasta Jay's. Last night three of us were first time guests there and enjoyed the garlic bread (OH MY!!!) parmesan encrusted salmon... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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123 reviews 123 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lots of choices of different pasta with different sauces. Portions were abundant. Food is red hot, so make sure you do not dive in. Reasonable pricing and fast service are a plus.

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Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I fully understand as an American Southerner who has never been to Italy that I cannot attest to "authentic" Italian food. All I know is that my husband and I eat at Pasta Jay's whenever we are in Boulder, at least twice a year, and are never disappointed in the quality of food. Pasta Jay's can usually be smelled from... More 

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Vedano al Lambro, Italy
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170 reviews 170 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Being Italian I may be a bit biased in my views but in general I liked the place. Pasta is well cooked ("al dente") and that's a first achievement, although a bit adapted to US tastes. Service is good and friendly and prices are reasonable

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colorado, usa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great location. Lovely family style feel. Food is mediocre. Service was good. Watch out they leave pasta sauce jars on the table that are for sale. They are not there as an additional condiment for the so-so food.

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Additional Information about Pasta Jay's

Address: 1001 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: (303) 444-5800
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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 - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 14 - 14
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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