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Black Cat

1964 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
3034445500
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Ranked #33 of 499 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Our first course was really good, but the entrees were sloppy and not very good at all. We expected more for $30 a plate. My dish was a combination of duck confit, turkey and goose which sounded great, but came in a pile with a bunch of other items that looked like leftovers. One of the piles on my plate... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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82 reviews 82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Dinner for the first time at Black Cat with friends. Absolutely fantastic meal, fantastic friendly service. Every item on my plate had loads of flavor. I had a pork dish, my friend had duck. We split a mushroom soup. We met and chatted with the chef about farming, cooking, and the fall season.

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Danville, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were invited to the Black Cat for a birthday dinner by our niece and her husband. And we drove from California for this wonderful evening! We ordered the tasting menu with wine pairings. As the evening went on this was clearly a great choice, all three parts of the dining experience (food, wine and service) hit just the right... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A truly terrific meal at Black Cat Bistro this week. It isn't that it's so fussy in preparation (though the preparations are complex enough to make you think about it). Or that the service is so amazing (it's warm, neighborly and sort of cuddly while being very professional. And it isn't only about the chefs-own-farm-to--your-fork freshness ––the chef virtually raises... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

With a menu that is not posted until just before opening, you are not sure what you can get to eat. One solution to that is to go ravenous and order the tasting menu which includes a selection of hors d'oeuvres, 2 first courses and 2 main courses plus dessert! Tempting since the theme of the restaurant is to offer... More

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Lafayette
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Outstanding!!!! Have eaten at Black Cat twice, the wait staff is excellent, attentive but not overbearing. Choice of menu Items are always "paired" to freshest available. Preparation and presentation were fabulous. In both trips, chose the Chefs Table with premium wines. Matching of wines to each course we're a 10 of 10. Highly recommend as a great evening with friends... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
76 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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Additional Information about Black Cat

Address: 1964 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: 3034445500
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, French, Contemporary, Organic

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