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1837 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302 (19th)
+1 303-443-7766
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Boulder, Colorado
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not a burger place per se, but if you are craving a fantastic burger at lunch time, this is the best in town. Served with excellent fries and a variety of toppings. Other lunch options are fantastic as well. (Haven't had dinner here in a long time.)

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Thank RBTRAV
Marblehead,MA
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son moved to Boulder recently and Mateo is one of his favorite restaurants. We dined there when visiting. The ambiance was good. Even though the restaurant was full on a Saturday night, the noise level (high ceilings) enabled us to converse easily. The wine steward was outstanding! All but myself (a pescatarian) had the highly rated burger which came... More 

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Thank msmermaid38
Boulder, Colorado
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy sitting at the shared table by the window, sharing multiple plates. The mussels are the best in Boulder! A fun, low-key but pretty place with friendly, professional service and yummy treats..

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Thank Mallika M
Boulder, Colorado
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176 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This is a great French restaurant for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They have a lovely outside courtyard when the weather is nice. I always prefer to be inside where the tempeture is always nice; and, in summer cool. They not only have great french food; but, they have an outstanding list of French wines, sparkling, blanc, rose', and rouge. They... More 

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Thank eddiethea
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

My friends from France got their anniversary celebration at this restaurant. They had great expectations as the reputation and price were high. They both ordered rabbit and veggies. The water was delayed and so was the food. When they got the rabbit was disgusting, the veggies were like from a can, absolutely flavorless, and the rabbit was scarcely in the... More 

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longmont colorado
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Small spot with small patio. We appreciated the very attentive focused waitstaff. Weekend breakfast had yummy thick slices of bacon. Disappointed with potatoes -- one inch french fries. Would have preferred home made hash browns, etc. We tried to book online, but their website stated that nothing was available until 1pm. We stopped by early in the hopes of a... More 

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Thank divianana
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

What a delightful find amidst so many wonderful dining choices in Boulder. The pomme frites are delicious and served with three different dipping options. There are a variety of salad options (all fresh and yummy!!), excellent appetizers (try the beet and goat cheese option) and carefully selected entrees in a wide price range. The wine menu is extensive. Serving staff... More 

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Thank Greenspringer
Los Angeles, California
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Mateo's was one of the first top notch restaurants and, although it has lots of competition, it's hard to beat. Just the right size with a beautiful patio. The seabass and the chicken pom fritte was just right. Our waiter - complete with pony tail and limp handle bar mustache - was a bit of a space cadet but all... More 

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Thank Grant R
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Took my friend to Mateo tonite the day before his birthday. Great food, great service...highly recommended! Amy the bartender was great, wines by the glass were very good, sit at the bar if you can!

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Thank Roger N
Boulder, CO
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124 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Hadn't been to Mateo for several years, so chose it for a low-key anniversary dinner. Able to book online and seated promptly although we were early. Were not asked if we wanted to eat inside or outside. Seated at a small four-top table and very glad we were not seated at one of the tiny two-tops - a little too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $80
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1837 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
    (19th)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-443-7766

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