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Dark Horse Bar

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2922 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO 80303-2314
303-442-8162
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 27
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  • 5
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  • 2
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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
Perfection

Didn't think I would like it too well, but this is the best burger spot in Boulder. Had many variations of burger like the one I had, the Jiffy Burger (peanut butter, bacon, and cheese) was excellent. Customer service was perfect and very well priced. Will definitely return

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Donald G
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Killeen, Texas
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Killeen, Texas
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Didn't think I would like it too well, but this is the best burger spot in Boulder. Had many variations of burger like the one I had, the Jiffy Burger (peanut butter, bacon, and cheese) was excellent. Customer service was perfect and very well priced. Will definitely return

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Boulder, Colorado
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Dark Horse is a favorite among graduate students in Boulder. The bar is close to campus, has a pretty great starving student deal (beer and burger and fries for $6), and provides plenty of themed nights. Trike night is on Tuesdays. Trivia is on Wednesday nights. Karaoke is big on Thursdays, so if you're looking for a fun night in... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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321 reviews 321 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I was first taken here by an older women who had nostalgic feeling for this place, where she and her husband used to come when they were in college. She was right, their burgers are the best and the beer is good and very cold

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have been going to this place since 1983. Where else can you get a double Stoli blueberry and soda for 4 bucks? Nowhere. How about ordering a medium rare burger and getting it perfectly cooked on a grilled (actually with butter on the grill) with mayo. Nowhere. It's actually too hard to believe this place exists. Just had their... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a funky and fun place to go for a good burger & beer, and very convenient location when visiting the University of Colorado Boulder campus - a popular place for the college crowd too, which makes it fun to visit and interact with the students. You'll be astounded by all of the antiques and such that are hanging... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

The family and I visited the Dark Horse One Sunday afternoon for dinner and found the burgers to be good; The atmosphere interesting. We learned it is a Boulder local attraction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

BEST bartenders in Boulder! Funky decor, nice crowd, great prices & yummy food. Everyone raves about the burgers, and they are delish, but the kitchen puts out the best salad ever! For under 8$ you will get a fresh salad piled with meats, cheeses & loads of veggies. Plan on sharing this with others or taking a box home!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My son who lives here said this is the best hamburgers in town. I disagree. The best in the US. I had the egg & ham, out of this world. They all sounded good. Will make sure we stop every time we are in the area.

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Old Orchard Beach
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Was here on weeknight in November so it was too packed but I hear they do tricycle races around the place? Anywho, I enjoyed a burger with bacon and cheddar and it was delicious. The ordering process is different, but fun. I was hoping for tastier fries but honestly, I've never met a fry I DIDN'T like! Washed the burger... More 

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Glendale, Colorado, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

*WARNING* to customers: PLEASE DO NOT USE CASH the bartender was not honest with the change. For example, I gave a $20 cash for a beer that cost $5 and the bartender gave me $5 all $1 each and I gave a bartender $1 for a tip. Few minutes later, I looked at my wallet and realized I only had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2922 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO 80303-2314
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: 303-442-8162

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?