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Boulder Cork

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3295 30th St, Boulder, CO 80301-1444 (Iris)
+1 303-443-9505
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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ft laud , Fl
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually stumbled upon this place by accident . It was in the evening and we saw a huge building by the road called " The Farm " . Lots of cars , lots of people in the windows usually is the sign of a great restaurant but once we found parking it turned out to be a Marijuana store.... More 

Thank gmbuylow
Longmont, Colorado
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237 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Classic Restaurant has been able to last the test of time by serving the favorites and old standbys of Great American Food. I believe it has been here for over 40 yr., and still is going strong and serving up wonderful classic fare. We usually like to sit in the bar area or patio, a bit more informal, but... More 

Thank WJD_CO
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We decided on The Cork at the last minute and got an easy reservation because it was late. The service was not great and our food could have been warmer, but, it was outstanding. The smoked mashed potatoes are a must! I highly recommend the lobster ravioli. We'll likely go back and give it another shot~even if only for the... More 

Thank dugraduate
Boulder, Colorado
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145 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Boulder Cork is our new happy hour spot but one must arrive when they open at 4:30 to get a table. The menu offers variety with both drinks and food and people come for the great deal. It does get noisy so be prepared for that.

Thank Laurie B
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396 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

At lunch, I had the pan friend trout which was a huge piece of fish and tasted pretty good. It came with Green Chile Mac and Cheese which was absolutely totally tasteless. My husband reported his burger was "fine". We had iced tea, one beer, and the fish and burger and the bill was $45! I hear their Happy Hour... More 

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GMDonna, Manager at Boulder Cork, responded to this review

It is important to us at the Cork to deliver delicious, high-quality dishes. We strive to use the freshest ingredients sourced from local farms and ranchers. While this can drive prices up a bit, we believe in food that is both delicious and that supports our community. We appreciate your feedback, and we are sorry to hear that some of... More 

Richmond, Indiana
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Boulder people already know "The Cork" so this is for non-Boulder folks. 6 adults and 2 young kids had dinner. There are two menu groups -- a la carte steaks with a la carte sides or entrees. Our group split -- 3 for steaks -- all nicely done; and 3 for entrees -- the Sake Salmon was very nicely done... More 

Thank IndySwimRun
GMDonna, Manager at Boulder Cork, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we’re thrilled that you had such a positive dining experience. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Boulder! More 

London, UK
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

After 10+ yearns of coming to this restaurant once a year, we were disappointed with our recent meal. There were 6 adults and all but one wasn't impressed with their cut of meat. The 22-ounce T-bone steak was described as "only average" and the filet was not cooked properly, resulting in a vey stringy and unsatisfying experience. The peppercorn sauce... More 

Thank LondonMumUK
GMDonna, Manager at Boulder Cork, responded to this review

First off, thank you for being such a long-term guest of the Cork. We tremendously value our regulars, and we aim to provide a consistent, quality experience for your every visit. We apologize that your recent dining experience did not meet these expectations. We appreciate your feedback and we will work to do better. We hope you’ll visit us again. More 

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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A very pleasant and civilized dinner experience. Great service, wine choices and dinner selections, including a child's menu. The dining area where we sat was decorated for the holidays, and the atmosphere was cheerful without being raucous. Some of the other areas seemed noisier. We can recommend the prime rib, the lamb chops and the scallops!

Thank inthelakearea
GMDonna, Manager at Boulder Cork, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience! We love how festive our restaurant is around the holidays, and we’re glad you shared an appreciation for the atmosphere. If you are ever concerned about the noise level of the restaurant, please don’t hesitate to request seating in one of our back dining rooms. The back rooms can provide... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Great food nice people easy access for my kids and wife we enjoy this place. Price is kinda eh but we Dont mind

Thank ericksonfambam
Longmont, Colorado
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146 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This restaurant has been in business since 1969, and with good reason. Forget the Flagstaff House, which is pretentious and way over-rated; the Cork is THE place to eat when in Boulder. If you're wondering what people of Boulder are really like, you'll see them here; it is a place Boulderites return to again and again. Food is outstanding (prime... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3295 30th St, Boulder, CO 80301-1444
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-443-9505

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