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West End Tavern

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926 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
+1 303-444-3535
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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: For 25 years, The West End Tavern has been Boulder's favorite spot for...
For 25 years, The West End Tavern has been Boulder's favorite spot for cold beer and good eats. The Tavern delivers delicious home-style cuisine that will leave you craving more. With juicy burgers, crafted sandwiches and inspired dishes, you'll be back repeatedly! The West End bar is home to 25 taps featuring Colorado's finest breweries, as well as regional favorites, 75 Bourbons & the most knowledgeable staff of bar-keepers in the State. The West End Tavern is the authority on boozy goodness. And if you're not in the mood to tipple, order up an Oskar Blues' B. Stiff Bros. Root Beer, available exclusively at The West End Tavern. Pull up your favorite stool at our bar and find out what's good.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great location, friendly staff, decent BBQ

I spent a leisurely Friday afternoon on the roof terrace with a few beers, some burnt ends, pulled pork, brisket and decent views. Hard to beat really. The whiskey and bourbon selection is extensive. Beer selection was good. Food was OK. Definitely top of my list as a laid back watering hole.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I spent a leisurely Friday afternoon on the roof terrace with a few beers, some burnt ends, pulled pork, brisket and decent views. Hard to beat really. The whiskey and bourbon selection is extensive. Beer selection was good. Food was OK. Definitely top of my list as a laid back watering hole.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The West End is one of the better bars in Boulder. Big beer selection and the burgers & fries are very good. The rooftop is really nice in the evening, although it can get crowded. The rooftop used to have great views until a few years ago when an adjacent building went up. Highly recommend the West End Tavern.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Had a blast. Wings were some of the best I've ever had. Stayed the whole dinner in the bucket. Can't wait to visit again.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I wandered upstairs to the rooftop – where I had a Great Bartender almost all to myself. It was cool outside and this potentially open air space was really comfortable. Typical bar food, so I ordered a Corndog, which came as 3 Dogs on sticks and Honey Mustard – great flavor with the Dog, especially when dipping in the Mustard,... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

6 of us stopped in for a seat on the patio but they were full so we were seated for drinks in the bar upstairs. We waited for about 10 minutes for the server to take our order then we waited for 30 minutes to get drinks that came out one at a time. The margarita's were the worst we... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a great place to relax after a day of driving and hiking. There is a downstairs and upstairs bar. The bar upstairs is a little larger and more open. West End has an impressive bourbon and whiskey menu. The server was knowledgeable and offered several suggestions. If you like good bourbon, stop by.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Ate at the bar. The" Burnt ends" appetizer was great BBQ, especially if you like the crisp ends of the brisket. Fries were perfect and a huge serving. Made for an excellent and inexpensive lunch. Lots of beer choices. Well worth the visit, glad I went to the West End instead of the main drag.

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice place to grab a beer on the rooftop deck. Welcoming to kids as well - with a good kids menu (one in our group had a peanut allergy and they accommodated her needs which was fabulous). A good standby for work lunch as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Welcoming to children. Lively and crowded! Eating on the rooftop was a special treat. Menu was very good...casual and inexpensive. Many assorted Cocktails and bourbons to try, although priced well, pours were smaller.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stopped in for a beer and a snack. Good food, beer selection, and the place where the locals go. Check out the local beers and great local food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 926 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-444-3535

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Description

For 25 years, The West End Tavern has been Boulder's favorite spot for cold beer and good eats. The Tavern delivers delicious home-style cuisine that will leave you craving more. With juicy burgers, crafted sandwiches and inspired dishes, you'll be back repeatedly! The West End bar is home to 25 taps featuring Colorado's finest breweries, as well as regional favorites, 75 Bourbons & the most knowledgeable staff of bar-keepers in the State. The West End Tavern is the authority on boozy goodness. And if you're not in the mood to tipple, order up an Oskar Blues' B. Stiff Bros. Root Beer, available exclusively at The West End Tavern. Pull up your favorite stool at our bar and find out what's good.
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?