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1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
+1 303-442-7233
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“barramundi” (3 reviews)
“meuniere” (4 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Definitely going for the classy market, with chef specials like barramundi with lentils & asparagus, tomato-lobster bisque etc. But one of our group had steak and potatoes and was very pleased. Wine list appears to be main source of income, so plan accordingly. We were...More

Thank Greenwell3
Reviewed February 28, 2018

We went here for restaurant week and it was probably one of the best meals we've had for a while. Every course was delicious and the wine was paired perfectly. The portions are a good size for an upscale restaurant and you wont be leaving...More

Thank Sabina F
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Everything was outstanding. There were eight of us. The service was most exceptional. I had chicken, and others had steak and seafood. Salads arrived crisp and cold. A cheese-covered hard cracker was exquisite. The sommelier was most helpful. We will return when next in Boulder.

Thank 73Dwight
Reviewed June 10, 2017

This restaurant seems to be trapped in the 1970s.The decor, ambiance, and cuisine are very dated. The food is prepared well but is simply boring. The wine list is extensive...but very expensive, with few moderate priced choices. The chef has just opened a new restaurant...More

Thank Fisherman01Colorado
Reviewed May 27, 2017

We've been here on multiple occasions both for dinner and lunch and never dissapointed. Always high quality french influenced food. This would always be a good place to visit in Boulder

Thank tejin7
Reviewed May 7, 2017

L'Atelier is the restaurant of a talented chef who is now planning to have a restaurant in Denver and Boulder, I believe. My last dinner at the restaurant in Boulder suggests that his attention is on the one in Denver only. I had the lobster...More

Thank kenverdweller
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This is an excellent restaurant that my wife and i have been enjoying on our annual visit to Boulder for the past 15 years. We were there last week for our usual good dinner. Four of us shared one order of steak tartare and one...More

Thank GeorgeEB
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

The owner was hot briefly in Denver twenty years ago. At one time he may have had Denver's best food. Now, he is just kind of a joke. The service is friendly at L'Atelier. Everything else is pretty much a disaster. The wine list is...More

Thank HonestMcHonest
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Interesting menu, delicious food and wine, very nice ambience, consistently excellent. Service can be a bit spotty. In my three trips to this restaurant that I find serves the best food in Boulder, my waiters have ranged from superb to verging on haughty.

Thank jeffbbowman
Reviewed October 7, 2016

I was in this restaurant several times and tried many different menu items. I liked everything that I tried very much. Their deserts are to die for!

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July 22, 2015|
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Response from NewRecipesForLife | Reviewed this property |
It's better that the children stay home with a sitter. This is an adult restaurant.
May 16, 2015|
Response from NewRecipesForLife | Reviewed this property |
I suggest calling them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
    (18th & Pearl)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-442-7233
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