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Dark Horse Bar

American, Bar, Pub
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2922 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO 80303-2314
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome alive bar. Amazing eclectic decor is a must see. Great friendly and helpful staff and really good pub food. Well worth visiting if you're in the area

Thank Stephen B
Lubbock, Texas
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was 96 degrees in Colorado when we were there. We stopped many times to cool off and gather our thoughts. We saw this sign proclaiming "The World Famous Dark Horse Bar" so ... you know. The bartender Mikey was not only on top of every wait staff order, he was tending to all the needs of patrons seated and... More 

Thank BrotherSid
Portland, Oregon, USA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never been to a bar like this before. TONS of character and the bartenders were probably the nicest/best I've had in years and years. No smug hipsters at all and right next to our Motel. Definitely hang there again.

Thank gratefuldaren
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went around 3pm on a Tuesday so it was fairly quiet. Very unique decor inside. Kids played some air hockey. Ordered our food at the kitchen window because it was not the usual eating time when they have table service. The burgers were delicious, and the cost was cheap in general. Definitely seems like one of the many "go-to"... More 

Thank Jermoozle
Norman, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go there every year when in Colorado. They have the best Hamburger I ever had. The place has all these old movie props hanging on the celling, walls and everywhere you look around. The service is great, it's just a fun place to see. You will not be disappointed.

Thank mt_stvn
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recent return visit. Nearly knocked unconscious by pot smoke as we went in the door. WAY too loud music/karaoke. Was with a group of visitors, most from overseas. All in their 40's and 50's. Nobody in Europe is used to carrying ID. We were carded and all my silver-haired guests, who already had drinks, were chucked out. I know it's... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Dark Horse is a Boulder can't-miss and heaven for burger lovers. You absolutely have to try the Jiffy Burger. It's phenomenal. And the curly fries can't be beat. Dark Horse's atmosphere is weird and fun. A couple of pointers for first-timers: 1.) After a certain hour there's no wait staff, so you have to walk up to the bar for... More 

Thank Nathan W
Boulder, Colorado
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191 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I honestly don't know how long the Dark Horse has been in Boulder, but I have been coming here since I was younger (in the 70s), so I know it's at least been around since then. Anyway, I hadn't been in years, and we had a group from work go for lunch the other day. Fortunately, it looks EXACTLY the... More 

Thank Mommabiek
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We walked here from our motel after driving all day. We were expecting a restaurant after the recommendation from the motel front desk, but we found a saloon. An interesting one. It's self-serve, which means you go to a counter and order your food, and you go to the bar and order your drinks. I was very pleasantly surprised when... More 

Thank drivinexplorer
Anchorage, Alaska
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Was able to eat here a few times on an extended business stay at the Best Western Plus. Hamburgers were excellent! Good selection of beer. It's a little loud but that didn't bother me. Beware of the bathroom doors...you may just enter the wrong one:) Would definitely return!

Thank Kelly O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2922 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO 80303-2314
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: 303-442-8162

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?