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SALT - The Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1047 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dined at SALT on a girl-trip to Boulder this past weekend. It was CU homecoming weekend so I expected it to be crazy busy with bad service. They were busy but the service was excellent. Really good cocktails. Not crazy about the menu at all. I found it limiting. We all did. So much so that the three of us... More 

Thank jgpatlantatraveler
Winnipeg, Canada
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice America style bistro, high quality foods, casual atmosphere and several sophisticated vegetarian options. Would definitely go again.

Thank CAZ_wpg
Munich, Germany
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147 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were walking at the Pearl Street Mall after just arriving in Boulder. We just walked in, like we often do, when the restaurant looks nice. It was nice indeed. Had organic chicken and my husband salmon. It was really good, so was the service. Would recommend this restaurant for anyone wanting to have a nice meal and a nice... More 

Thank kauniit
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful downtown place with great atmosphere. Busy, but waitstaff was attentive. Vibrant, but not overly loud. And the food was terrific. We had tomato soup and tomato salad for starters - wonderful. The Lasagna Bolognese was flavorful and just the perfect size portion. Good wine menu.

Thank John P
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78 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got in here for an early dinner tonight. Sitting outside in the warm early fall evening was very pleasant - despite being right on the street, it's perfect for quiet conversation and people watching. They had heaters on the terrace. The gnocchi with a beef ragú sauce were sublime. Perfect little pillows of pasta in a delectable sauce. The... More 

Thank Bill B
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SALT is a terrific choice in Boulder. Whether you try the vegetarian sampling or one of the other seasonal specialties, SALT is sure to please. Inventive bar menu, permitting one to concoct a unique beverage. Good choice for a celebration, including brunch, lunch or dinner. Patio tables available along 11th Street, weather permitting. Reservations recommended. Tables in basement available, but... More 

Thank ojodedios
Westminster, Colorado
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178 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

SALT is a nice place to go for a Saturday brunch and some Pearl St people watching. The brunch selections include a wide variety of breakfasty foods and also a couple of salads, sandwiches, and even a burger. I ordered the vegetable strata. It came with a tasty salad and was deliciously cheesy. The mushrooms inside were incredibly flavorful. My... More 

Thank Rubysoho111
Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lunch today! Blue corn tacos of the day were very tasty. Love that they are non-GMO and focus on farm to table!!

Thank Megan B
Evergreen, Colorado
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salt is one of the best in Boulder. Have amazing food and the atmosphere is very cool and relaxing. Perfect for the Fall weather coming up!

Thank jackson202014
Charleston, South Carolina
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266 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a disappointment. The steak was perfectly seasoned, perfectly cooked, and perfectly meh. I think they pay to much attention to sustainably this, non GMO that, grass fed this, and forgot to make sure it was good. Way too tough. Hard to cut. In fact the menu tells you all about how awesomely raised their beef is, but never about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1047 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: 13034447258

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