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Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant

2010 16th St, Boulder, CO 80302-5446
+1 303-442-1485
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Ranked #26 of 508 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant is dedicated to creating a superb vegetarian dining experience in a tranquil, sophisticated environment. Leaf uses the finest organic, seasonal ingredients in providing vegetarian global cuisine and a health conscious dining option for herbivores and omnivores alike.
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband and I went to Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant in Boulder to celebrate a special life event and we wanted to try something different. We are both carnivores, but thought we would give vegetarian a try. Not only were we served excellent meals, but we never "missed the meat". We had appetizers, main course and dessert! And although we both... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I've eaten here several times and always enjoy. They've got some great and creative appetizers - try the Pimento Cheese Poppers, the Gnochi, and or the seared cauliflower. They've got good soup the changes based on the season/ingredients on hand, for entree's I like the Harissa Tofu or Beet Steak. The owners are wonderful and own several Boulder area restaurants.... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I've tried to like this restaurant and the food was good but I had to give up on it because of consistently poor and sometimes impolite service.

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Portland, Oregon
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153 reviews 153 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Really nice ambiance and delishious food. My eggs were served over grilled polenta cakes with a light sauce. Served with a big bowl of fruit. No grease in sight! Also enjoyed some amazing vegan pumpkin bread. Better than my own home-made! Service excellent. Can't wait to go back next time we are in town.

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Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Excellent appetizers, great entrees, ok desserts (carrot cake was the best and the banana tiramisu was bland). My husband loved the gnocchi and wished they had that as an entree. My son loved the cheese poppers and his friend enjoyed the starter that had leaves to wrap (don't recall the name). They have a 3 choice set price option for... More 

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Falmouth, Maine
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have been waiting impatiently since my daughter moved to Boulder in May to experience Leaf. This was her first restaurant experience and it left quite an impression. Since her first visit she has had some unhappy experiences with service, though the food has always been wonderful. Last night both food and service topped the charts. This is a restaurant... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Whilst the west of the USA is a remarkable place it can be a bit of a struggle for vegetarians so Leaf comes as a welcome break from toasted cheese sandwiches! It is a smart restaurant which combines interesting flavours to produce tasty and sophisticated food. The service is excellent and their is a friendly vibe. The outside tables offer... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Yes,,,,,,this is a meat eater speaking here.....and I must say this Resturaunt is outstanding!  Chef Racheal is doing really cool things with flavours and vegetarian cuisine.  I would suggest this dinning experience for the meat eater or vegetarian alike.  Wow......very very good.  Cheers to the chef and the owners.  We will be back, soon.

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Alexandria, VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

On a recent 6 day trip to the Boulder/Denver area, my wife and I enjoyed Leaf so much, we ate three of our meals there. The food was delicious, inventive, and fairly priced. Vegetarians and vegans will be delighted at the menu and even meat-eaters will enjoy themselves. None of the food is too "strange" for anyone leery of trying... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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227 reviews 227 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I'm most certainly an omnivore. I like meat. I like vegetables. What I don't like are dishes that other than merely fulfilling some need to be vegetarian, aren't particularly enticing -- a plate of random vegetables, a dish in which the meat has clearly been removed, a dish with a "fake" meat element (faux foie for instance). I do like... More 

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Additional Information about Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant

Address: 2010 16th St, Boulder, CO 80302-5446
Phone Number: +1 303-442-1485
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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