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Black Cat

1964 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
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Ranked #39 of 499 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, French, Contemporary, Organic
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pearl Street
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We walked into another restaurant nearby and were appalled by the noise level. We were lucky to be seated immediately at the Black Cat that was close by. Such was a relaxing atmosphere with a subdued noise level. Some of the seating consists of sofas. The menu changes frequently and the night we dined there were many delicious options. My... More

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Scotland
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our Boulder friends recommended this restaurant when we visited them and took them out for dinner. It was cold and wet outside when we arrived. Two of us didn't take our jackets off inside; it was not warm. The menu was interesting enough but the dishes did not live up to the hype. I was still hungry when we left.... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We loved the food and although pricey the quality was excellent and perceived value high. We recommend this place

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Canton, Michigan
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102 reviews 102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We went here for dinner and each got the chef's tasting menu. It was listed as 6 courses but ended up being 7 with the dessert. This was easily one of the best places we've eaten, and the dessert was hands down the best one I've had in a restaurant ever. I usually feel like restaurants, even higher end places,... More

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Baltimore
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67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is an exceptional spot. When in Boulder you must check our their amazing farm to table concept/ dining experience. Lovely atmosphere and outstanding service which matches the quality of the food. Highly recommend!

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you are looking for a dinning experience go to Black Cat. It is a romantic grotto with wonderful seating, great service and outstanding food. The vegetables and many of the meats served are grown on the owners own farm and it taste like it. This is food handled with loving care if you are looking for a romantic night... More

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Marin County, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Enjoyed a relaxed evening with great food and wine with a party of five in a cozy little back booth/room. We visited from out of town and enjoyed the relaxed and very friendly service that seems to be part of the Boulder experience. Farm to table food did not disappoint. And beverages from creative cocktails, to local brews, to the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I live quite close to this establishment's Oxford Road farm in rural Boulder County. Following the catastrophic floods of last fall, the owners received quite a bit of favorable press in the metro media, and business has boomed by their own report ever since. Sadly, the care of their animals is atrocious. I have personally witnessed unsheltered piglet litters die... More

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Los Angeles
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

I had the extreme pleasure to wander into Black Cat on a cold, snowy January night in Boulder. There was just one other couple there and myself, then later a ten-top came in. Hence, I received a lot of attention from the servers and the sommelier during my eight-course tasting menu with wine pairings. In my opinion, the quality of... More

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Oceanside, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Had a great vegetarian meal with leftovers for the following day and a wonderful bottle of Spanish wine, which was served in a locally made carafe I would have liked to take home.

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