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Zolo Grill

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Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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2525 Arapahoe Ave, Unit H1, Boulder, CO 80302-6720 (Between Folsom Avenue (25th St.) & 28th Street)
+1 303-449-0444
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:30
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I nearly always have the very good chicken enchiladas ($13) at this long time standby. I get one with the savory green salsa and one with the red salsa that's like a smooth mole. Other dishes can be uneven. The nice side of grilled vegetables I had recently featured sweet potato, broccoli, cauliflower and red cabbage. Noisy.

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Thank Marc1118
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Zolo--they have the best chips and guacamole in town, their food is always fresh, flavorful and consistent. Service is always great. They really need more veg options. I love the tamales, but let's switch it up.

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Thank PearlBC
Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've enjoyed Zolo over the years and I'm glad to say they're still producing quality meals and a nice atmosphere. I worked at Zolo for a short time back in 1994 so it's fun to go back once a while. The food is still very much in the same Santa Fe style found when they started. The red and green... More 

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Thank berricks
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Varied but solid Mexican menu. A lot classier than most "Mexican" restaurants. Food is very good if not great. Typically offers some very good specials so there's something always new to try.

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Thank Jim H
Longmont, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Definitely a place where you'll see a lot of locals. I had been here about 3 years ago for a party and it was great. This time , 2 weeks ago, some stuff was awesome, some was eh. The butternut squash soup was outstanding. I had oysters which were great last time, this time they were overcooked and I did... More 

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Thank Gomommy2015
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I went with a friend and we shared two different brunch meals. The server was excellent and went beyond the call of duty as we divided the meals and wanted our eggs cooked differently. The food was very yummy and I liked the variety that the menu offered. We even scored with a two for one coupon!

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Thank Laurie B
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We made an impromptu visit to Zolo for brunch today and it was FABulous! Hubby ordered the Breakfast Skillet and a cup of coffee.His choice was superb: what a great blending of flavors. I had the Duck Confit Hash......another wow. Both dishes were $11.00 each......service was attentive......portions were generous. We'll be back: sooner than later! Please note that the 5*... More 

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Thank morewierd
Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Service was fine and friendly, otherwise, I would have given this review one star. I am not a fan of salted, over-seasoned, spicy food, but the "Breakfast Skillet" item on the brunch menu was flavorless. Ingredients supposedly included goat cheese as well as other blended cheeses. Could not taste any cheese. The only taste which came through was a preponderance... More 

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Thank RenaissanceGirl2015
Erie, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Jumped into Zolo Grill for lunch on a snowy day. My husband had tamales which were vegetarian and I had the tortilla soup. Both were excellent! Our server was courteous and prompt and knew when to check in!

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Thank MartyBrian
Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

OK food in a good setting...Nothing bad ...for the food ...but also nothing great.....churned out relatively quickly...and portions are quite large...not my kind of food...but bar is very good...very well stocked....Can do better in Boulder.Waiter was a bit overwhelmed and overall a bit too fast food service...to my taste

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 Arapahoe Ave, Unit H1, Boulder, CO 80302-6720
    (Between Folsom Avenue (25th St.) & 28th Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Boulder bus system operates the "Jump" bus every day of the year. Zolo Grill is located on Arapahoe Avenue between Folsome Avenue (25th Street) and 28th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-449-0444
Description
Declared by 5280 as "Absolutely the hottest restaurant in Boulder," Zolo Grill has delivered award-winning southwestern cuisine with superior service since 1994. Our intention is to create flavorful, soulful food and beverage that is served in an unpretentious and relaxed environment. Come and feel the love!

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