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“Neat Atmosphere and Good Food”
Review of The Sink

The Sink
Ranked #20 of 574 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Sink has been a University of Colorado legend since 1923. Offering a wide variety of scratch made sandwiches, burgers, pizza and salads. Featuring grass-fed beef, locally baked organic breads and seasonal local produce. A full bar features eighteen draft beers and locally produced beers and spirits. This historic landmark is a must see for any visit to Boulder, truly one of a kind!
Denver, Colorado
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Neat Atmosphere and Good Food”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

Great place to experience some interesting artwork and good food. Definitely a Boulder experience. The pizza is pretty good and the menu provides you an opportunity to create a pizza to fit your taste buds.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank New2Colorado
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Spicy Goat burger ”
Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

So, so good. Great atmosphere and ambiance. Walls are weird, which is great. This burger was amazing. Everyone else had the Herbie burger and loved it too. If I come back to Boulder, I'll be back.

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Thank rmblythe
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Minden, NV
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554 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
“A Boulder Institution”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Loved this place back in the (...ugh)... early 1980s and it is still great! We tried a side salad (which was huge and fresh) and a medium sized pizza. Pizza was amazingly good - and we finished every bite of the crust too! Even though it was a busy Saturday, but service was quick and friendly. Décor is funky and fun. Great prices too!

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Sharron G
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Lakewood, Colorado
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“A Boulder landmark - not to be missed!”
Reviewed October 29, 2013

We were in Boulder for the CU Homecoming, and were invited to The Sink for brunch. Just seeing the unique humorous paintings by LLoyd Kavich all over the walls makes the experience worth the visit. And while you're there, add your name to the thousands already on the ceiling. Food was quite good, as were drinks. This restaurant is 90 years old, and still best known for their Sinkburger. Oh, the tales this restaurant would tell if it could!

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank brutus6623
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Rochester
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great burgers, nice beer selection, fun atmosphere!”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stopped here for the same reason as many: The Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives feature. Our waitress was friendlly, the food came quickly, and the atmosphere was really fun. The walls are covered in mural style paintings and you can sign the ceiling. The bar area was a decent size with footballs games on, with a plentiful beer selection. I got the same texas style burger that Guy Fieri had on DDD, and it was excellent (but spicy)! Not to mention, these burgers were HUGE. Paired nicely with a local craft beer from their sister restaurant (West Flanders).

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Caroline B
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