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Gold Hill Inn & Blue Bird Lodge

401 Main St, Boulder, CO 80302-9763
303-443-6461
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Ranked #28 of 500 Restaurants in Boulder
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

On a recent visit to the Gold Hill Inn we were surprised by the beauty of the drive getting there, the atmosphere once you got there, the Inn was a fabulous and restful place to eat. Food was exceptional, wine seelection beyond belief, service was interesting, portions were fantastic, food was fresh, hot and delicious and the whole adventure was... More

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Austin, TX
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Where else can you get a 6 course meal for $35--with fabulous quality? The courses were all very well done and there were several choices for the entree. We chose the beef tournedo and the smoked trout. Both were good but the trout was best! The blueberry cheesecake was the best dessert, the chocolate torte was a bit dry. Nicely... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The atmosphere is wonderful, as is the food. We were there to celebrate a birthday and accompanied by our six week old granddaughter. They made sure we were comfortable and there was a safe place for the baby seat. For another poster on here, if you want a 7 P.M. reservation don't try to call the week before. A month... More

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Chicago
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

But for some friends and colleagues who knew where they were going, I would never have expected to find a place like the Gold Hill Inn somewhere above 8,000 feet and 10 miles north of Boulder. But there it is: a gourmet establishment with the best, most reasonable meals imaginable in a rustic setting in a small town up on... More

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Littleton
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had reservations, but still had to wait over 30 minutes to be seated. We call a week in advance to make reservations, and were unable to get a 7pm or 7:30pm reservation (I was not surprised because the food is very very good), so we agreed to an 8pm dinner reservation (we were told they stopped serving dinner at... More

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Fruit Cove, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We have visited Gold Hill Inn at least once a season for the past 21 years. This year although our group was down to three it was still one of our best meals at Gold Hill. Of course we say this every year. The scenery on the drive was beautiful, the service wonderful and the food to die for. This... More

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Boulder, CO
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Except for one adored little baby, the family has all grown up! This year we decided to take it easy and GO OUT for Thanksgiving! It turned out to be the ideal plan, as the Gold Hill Inn felt just like home. After an amazing drive up a dirt road high among the glorious snowy peaks of the Rockies, as... More

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

...I can't decide what the best part of the Gold Hill Inn is.....the scenic drive up Sunshine Canyon (1st gear in some parts), the wonderful old Inn or the food and service. It's just a great place to eat the freshest of food....well cooked, varied and unexpected for such a remote place. I tell local friends to be sure to... More

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colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Gold Hill is always my go to birthday and/or anniversary place to eat. I would go more often but as a vegetarian, they only ever offer the same two entrees - quiche and stir fry - both of which are excellent and way above average for vegetarian options at most restaurants. I love all the courses with the exception of... More

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Longmont, Colorado
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103 reviews 103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This is where the 'Gold Hill Gang' (as we like to call ourselves ) likes to go for any darn good reason. It closed due to the washout for my birthday, so we came up for our 22nd anniversary. Party of 14, and service was smooth for the most part. Even if not perfect, the servers really do a nice... More

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