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1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
+1 303-442-7233
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“meuniere” (4 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
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1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Everything was outstanding. There were eight of us. The service was most exceptional. I had chicken, and others had steak and seafood. Salads arrived crisp and cold. A cheese-covered hard cracker was exquisite. The sommelier was most helpful. We will return when next in Boulder.

Thank 73Dwight
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This restaurant seems to be trapped in the 1970s.The decor, ambiance, and cuisine are very dated. The food is prepared well but is simply boring. The wine list is extensive...but very expensive, with few moderate priced choices. The chef has just opened a new restaurant...More

Thank Fisherman01Colorado
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We've been here on multiple occasions both for dinner and lunch and never dissapointed. Always high quality french influenced food. This would always be a good place to visit in Boulder

Thank tejin7
Reviewed 7 May 2017

L'Atelier is the restaurant of a talented chef who is now planning to have a restaurant in Denver and Boulder, I believe. My last dinner at the restaurant in Boulder suggests that his attention is on the one in Denver only. I had the lobster...More

Thank kenverdweller
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is an excellent restaurant that my wife and i have been enjoying on our annual visit to Boulder for the past 15 years. We were there last week for our usual good dinner. Four of us shared one order of steak tartare and one...More

Thank GeorgeEB
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The owner was hot briefly in Denver twenty years ago. At one time he may have had Denver's best food. Now, he is just kind of a joke. The service is friendly at L'Atelier. Everything else is pretty much a disaster. The wine list is...More

Thank HonestMcHonest
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Interesting menu, delicious food and wine, very nice ambience, consistently excellent. Service can be a bit spotty. In my three trips to this restaurant that I find serves the best food in Boulder, my waiters have ranged from superb to verging on haughty.

Thank jeffbbowman
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I was in this restaurant several times and tried many different menu items. I liked everything that I tried very much. Their deserts are to die for!

Thank Like_to_speak_up
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We have dined in L'Atleier a few times in the past 2 years in Boulder & usually enjoyed the 'fine dining" experience & food. On this occasion it was without doubt the worst dining experience we have had in Boulder. We ordered champagne with our...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

In the ever-changing Pearl St eatery landscape, L'Atelier has been a standout for over a decade. Hadn't been here in a few years (limited opportunities for eating out) and decided to enjoy it again this month. We had an attentive server, who upon noticing that...More

Thank Lucille S
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23 July 2015|
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Response from NewRecipesForLife | Reviewed this property |
It's better that the children stay home with a sitter. This is an adult restaurant.
16 May 2015|
Response from NewRecipesForLife | Reviewed this property |
I suggest calling them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1739 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5516
    (18th & Pearl)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-442-7233
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