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Greenbriar Inn

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American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
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8735 N Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO 80302-9350 (Hwy 36 & Lefthand Canyon)
+1 303-440-7979
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Longmont, Colorado
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our family of 7 to Greenbriar for dinner last Sun. evening. I've lived in Boulder 46 years. Remember when the Greenbriar was THE place to go for an elegant, romantic evening with outstanding food. We were seated in the large dining room. Only a few other tables occupied. I ordered a Cosmo. I don't think there was any vodka... More 

Thank EBS33527
Windsor, Colorado
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149 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to he Greenbriar Inn on several special occasions. A beautiful setting outside of Boulder and half way to Lyons. We love the ambiance and the great serving staff. They are known for their brunch. This time the food was cold and the pork and roast beef was tough. Good selection but too expensive. Not sure if we... More 

Thank JohnColo
United States
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

An absolutely beautiful restaurant. The service was relaxed, yet attentive. The food was fresh, perfectly prepared and served, and absolutely delicious. From appetizer to dessert the entire experience was extraordinary. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting a quiet, romantic evening, with excellent food.

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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231 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

As students at the University of Colorado in 1967, when this restaurant opened, we had found memories of the place. We were shocked that it still had it's two signature dishes on the menu, Caesar salad and beef wellington. We ordered the caesar salad which is prepared table side with all usual ingredients. It was great as was all of... More 

Thank jerry z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This was a special occasion evening for us and as we did not want to be in the middle of crowds, we chose to come here on Wednesday night. It turned out to be a good choice and the guests were nicely spread out and one did not have a feel of crowded restaurant. We requested to be able to... More 

Thank Boleslav
Butler, TN
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

I booked our birthday party for my 80th birthday on the suggestion of friends who live in Boulder. Little did I know what a fabulous party we would have! From the helpful staff when I booked, to the front desk person when we arrived, to Brian who served us, this is what great service means! I had planned for 10... More 

Thank amountainlady
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Our party of 7 enjoyed a wonderful Friday evening on the patio. Salads and burgers followed by bananas foster - fantastic. Pleasant service, good food and nice atmosphere.

Thank SebGo
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We were recently at this inn for a special, private event and, from the moment we sat down, the service was not good. The servers were impersonal and rude. They didn't seem like they wanted to be there and lacked any personality whatsoever. Luckily the food made up for it, as it was quite delicious! For a private event and... More 

Thank Jennifer B
Longmont, CO
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Over the years, we've loved the Greenbriar. Beautiful place in the foothills outside of Boulder with outstanding service and food. Making dinner reservations for a family gathering in celebration of a 70th birthday seemed like a no-brainer. I was a little surprised that getting one for a group our size was so easy, even on a Wednesday night. When we... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

We've been to Boulder many times. I used to teach at CU. We know the town's restaurant scene. On our last visit, we dined at several of Boulder's top-rated eateries. By far the best experience was at the Greenbriar Inn. We went first for a Friday evening dinner and so enjoyed ourselves that we took a large family group back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $40
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8735 N Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO 80302-9350
    (Hwy 36 & Lefthand Canyon)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-440-7979
Opened in 1967, The Greenbriar Inn is an elegant restaurant, tavern and private event space located in the north Boulder countryside and nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. The surrounding 20 acres features two ponds, striking woodland and thriving produce, herb, and flower gardens. The cuisine focuses on seasonal, American classics and is complimented by a 1200 label award-winning wine cellar.

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