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All 8 Niwot Restaurants

Colterra

210 Franklin Street, Niwot, CO 80504
3036520777
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Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Niwot
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $45
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 2nd
Transit: Contact your local RTD (303) 299-6000.
Description: Colterra invites you to escape to the country, just minutes from downtown Boulder in the charming historic town of Niwot. Happen upon the authentic romantic setting and enjoy classic French country food created by Chef/Owner Bradford Heap. Trained in France with 3 star Michelin Chef's Alain Ducasse and Georges Blanc, Bradford has taken his last endeavors to top Zagat ratings. His newest restaurant focuses on using the freshest local produce, respecting the pure simple flavors of seasonal ingredients. Knowledgeable wine pairings, complete with climate controlled cabinet provides the finest possible wines by the glass, making Colterra an experience not to be missed. Top 10 new restaurant by 5280 magazine!
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London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Out dinner at Colterra was excellent. Our group are season travellers and discerning foodies and we were all very impressed by the high quality if the food and wine available at this cosy little restaurant in Niwot. The service impeccable (except I still shy from American habit of describing the menu in fine detail). The wine list was balanced with... More

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Colorado
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have eaten at Colterra several times and have never been disappointed. The menu is simple but creative and varies with the season. Everything is fresh and much of it is local - even some from the garden on the property. The service is very good. The patio is wonderful. I highly recommend it!

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Kettering, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I took an old friend to brunch here last weekend and it was an outstanding experience. The outside seating wasn't available, but the inside seating was elegant, with tablecloth and fine flatware. I had an amazing goat cheese omelet and great coffee. The server was attentive without being overbearing and everyone we encountered was friendly. I would return often if... More

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Loveland, Colorado
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were greeted at the door by a wonderful lady named Jacquie and were escorted to a cozy table in the corner where we had a delicious lunch. My friend and I had never been to Colterra before but we are already planning our next trip to Niwot and to lunch at this lovely little find!

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Parker, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stumbled upon this Restaurant during the Niwot Jazz festival in August, 2014. Reasonably priced, with friendly service. Romantic atmosphere on the patio.

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Boulder
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The food was great---had salmon & their risotto of the day. Melt in your mouth good! The servers let us know what our gluten free options were and offered gf bread as well. Yum! The dessert was delish as well! The servers were very attentive. This is a place we will return to again and again for special treats.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Colterra is a bit out of the way but worth the effort. It is located in the Boulder County town of Niwot. It's in the old part of town, surrounded by beautiful grounds on a quiet street, with a very nice outdoor seating area. Inside it's comfortable, calm and informal. My wife and I both had excellent meals including shared... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Excellent dishes using fresh and local ingredients. Vegetarian options. A very nice roomy patio. Restaurant is not large and the bar is rather small. Bartenders were great, friendly, informative and generous with tastings. Seasonal dishes are great.. We were not in a hurry so didn't really notice whether it was slow or not. Didn't seem to be.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The food was ok, not great but not bad. The atmosphere was ok.... but I had a steak, my wife had fish, 1 salad, 1 appetizer, 2 glasses of wine + tip.... bill came to over $150! For $150 meal I expect GREAT food, great atmosphere, excellent service. I got none of those three things. Won't be going back. I've... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

During a recent visit to Denver my wife and I took a side trip to Boulder and discovered the quaint Colterra restaurant in Niwot. We were greeted by the hostess Jacque and since the weather was pleasant were seated on the patio. One of the first things we saw on arrival was a garden full of beautiful vegetables and were... More

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Additional Information about Colterra

Address: 210 Franklin Street, Niwot, CO 80504
Phone Number: 3036520777
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Niwot
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 45
Cuisine: Contemporary

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