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Zolo Grill

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2525 Arapahoe Ave, Unit H1, Boulder, CO 80302-6720 (Between Folsom Avenue (25th St.) & 28th Street)
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food with a great atmosphere. I always go here when I visit altar. The service can be somewhat slow. But the thing makes up for it. Must try the blue fried oysters.

Thank Sandra L
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just across the parking lot from the Marriott. Great happy hour small plates and wine. Dinner was fish tacos, excellent, and salmon, very good. Choice of inside, outside or covered area for dining. Attentive staff, reasonable prices.

Thank cjdesai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is great and the menu reads interesting... But our food was over cooked and a bit greasy. I was a little disappointed.

Thank Laura M
New York City, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zolo is not your typical Mexican joint. A little on the pricey side, it boasts a "new" Southwestern style menu with a few classics like tacos and enchiladas. I had the lamb shank, not something you'd typically see on a menu at one of these places. It was pretty good, however it came with a side of some pretty uninspired... More 

Thank HLS2013F5
Arlington, VA
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301 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were completely impressed with Zolo, from the patio seating to the knowledgable and friendly service to the really great and varied food & drink. A perfect red Sangria, not too sweet. Delicious beers and very nice wines by the glass. The happy hour drinks and snacks are quite good, especially the Tamale, which was way above average in flavor,... More 

Thank X-NYr
Arvada, Colorado
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139 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

To satisfy our graving for Mexican food, we chose to eat at Zolo Grill. As we waited for a couple of people, we started with an order of Guacamole and homemade corn chips ($8). The chips came slightly warm. The Guacamole had a slight kick to it. One person ordered a Zolo burger ($12). This standard item satisfied a hearty... More 

Thank sandyB56
Sedona, Arizona
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We make family at the restaurant. The food and service was good. The atmosphere was pleasant. It was quiet enough to carry on conversation, so we could catch up.

Thank Dawn G
Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Met with my old friend at Zolo Grill for happy hour - yummy!! This place has great Happy Hour and great Happy Hour Food. We tried the bacon and figs, we had some ribs and of course chips and salsa. I also had several Sangria's - so good. I then had a beautiful Cesar salad - highly recommend. I also... More 

Thank 328sandip
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This was not our first time here, but as always, I loved every mouthful. When we are in Boulder and in the mood for Mexican food, this is the only place we go. Sitting outside was lovely, the food is outstanding and it is easy to get to. I'd say it is a "Don't Miss" for a relaxing and delicious... More 

Thank CMiller11717
Boulder, Colorado
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Chicken enchiladas excellent as always; but carnitas were dry. Fish tacos were unremarkable. Service was extremely slow. The portions were also inconsistent - enchiladas very generous, other main dishes were not. House margaritas are very good. Wasn't a good value this time but we'll try again.

Thank Midwest2West

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 Arapahoe Ave, Unit H1, Boulder, CO 80302-6720
    (Between Folsom Avenue (25th St.) & 28th Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Boulder bus system operates the "Jump" bus every day of the year. Zolo Grill is located on Arapahoe Avenue between Folsome Avenue (25th Street) and 28th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: 13034490444
Declared by 5280 as "Absolutely the hottest restaurant in Boulder," Zolo Grill has delivered award-winning southwestern cuisine with superior service since 1994. Our intention is to create flavorful, soulful food and beverage that is served in an unpretentious and relaxed environment. Come and feel the love!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?