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Greenbriar Inn

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$$$
American, Seafood, Continental, Contemporary
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8735 N Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO 80302-9350 (Hwy 36 & Lefthand Canyon)
303-440-7979
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Fine Dining
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Most recent review
Always a great meal for a special occasion, decade after decade

While far from our home, this is the go to place for a wonderful meal. My husband lived up the street and called this his local tavern where they would have home owners meets. What a tavern-- I have never been disappointed with a meal at this elegant, laid back Boulder landmark. Great drinks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Barb C
,
Littleton
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Littleton
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

While far from our home, this is the go to place for a wonderful meal. My husband lived up the street and called this his local tavern where they would have home owners meets. What a tavern-- I have never been disappointed with a meal at this elegant, laid back Boulder landmark. Great drinks, wine list and now a prix... More 

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Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Marvelous Sunday brunch. I went with my wife and another couple- we were well served and taken care of by the staff. The food selection ranged from classic American breakfast favorites like specially prepared omelets or bacon strips to the more exotic mussels and oysters. Salad, fruit, and a good cheese selection with wafers greeted us. Their take on french... More 

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Firestone, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

- Service was a bit slow, though it was Thanksgiving and the restaurant was packed. Two years in a row now our waiters seemed like they were disengaged and a bit judgmental of us since we were about half their age. Not as helpful and interactive as we would have liked. - Plate presentation seemed rushed & messy for the... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Have been here the past 8 years for a XMas celebration. Very attentive service, good food, and nice atmosphere.

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

We always look for buffet brunch in Boulder and Longmont area. One of our native Boulder residents recommended this place for brunch. We made a reservation from their website. It is pretty easy. The staff are very nice, friendly, and polite. They have variety of food on their buffet. I love to have pancake and omelette after 1 pm.

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Boulder, CO
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We have always enjoyed dining in the garden in the evening at the Greenbriar. This summer almost ended without our traditional visit/visits. As it turned out the evening was perfect in every way. The weather was warm with just a hint of coolness. We had excellent service. The wine which is 2 dollars less during happy hour ...a wonderful Sauvignon... More 

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Longmont, Colorado, United States
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We went there for our anniversary. The building is old but very well taken care of. The wood gleams and shines, the grounds are lovely. The wait staff was friendly, they all wished us a happy anniversary. The wine list was a book, it was so extensive! The prices ranged from the $30 on up. The food was beautifully presented... More 

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Larkspur, Colorado
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359 reviews 359 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our family group had a wonderful experience here during summer restaurant week and had great food, excellent service and wonderful old country club atmosphere. The drive to this place north of Boulder is so beautiful. The wedge salad was extra good this time and the steak nicely prepared. Loved the gluten free flourless chocolate cake for dessert. My other group... More 

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colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

we went August 23,2014 the first day of restaurant week. the service was extremely slow. we asked 3 or 4 times for bread and butter. our server never apologized, just used the excuse that they were busy The worst part was the portion size of the meal was very small.the serving size of the fish may have been 2 or3oz.... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When we went to dinner here recently the restaurant was almost empty... this should have been a clue. It was the food that was the most disappointing. The "amuse-bouche" to start the meal was a raspberry sorbet with basil - the basil was so strong that I couldn't eat it. Next was a salad with raspberry dressing and " goat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8735 N Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO 80302-9350
    (Hwy 36 & Lefthand Canyon)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: 303-440-7979

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Continental, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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