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Greenbriar Inn

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American, International, Contemporary
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8735 N Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO 80302-9350 (Hwy 36 & Lefthand Canyon)
+1 303-440-7979
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Frederick, Colorado
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went there to celebrate our anniversary and couldn't have been more pleased! Very nice location outside of town in a romantic setting. Husband had the lamb, which he said was the best he has ever had. I had the beef wellington, which was to die for! Oysters also were delicious. Service could not have been better. We hadn't been here... More 

Thank SharonInColo
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When my wife and I go out to dinner at upscale restaurants, we like to have meals that we would not at home. This was especially true recently when I took my wife to The Greenbriar Inn for her birthday. And, we certainly did get something that we would not have at home – fat, lots and lots of fat.... More 

Thank Dennis F
Boulder, Colorado
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Three of us went to the Greenbriar for dinner. The setting is beautiful in the sun room and the service is excellent. Complimentary pâte was served first which was superb. My friends got the caesar salad for two which they thought was very good. The beet salad with goat cheese was delicious. One of our party got the lamb and... More 

Thank ColoradoSJE
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Our family of six decided to enjoy a special Christmas Eve dinner at Greenbrier Inn. The service was excellent, the ambiance was a bit hurried and definitely crowded. I had to stand up while a waiter prepared a salad table side for another party because there was not enough space between tables. Not so fun. Looks like they may have... More 

Thank charfromthesouth
Huntington Beach
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I read the reviews on TA after we dined, and have come to the conclusion that TA is primarily for younger people. This place was not even rated in the top 10% of restaurants in Boulder. ??? Number 1 and 3 are brewery's . We had a spectacular evening last Saturday. Even though the restaurant was packed , the service... More 

Thank arthurkHB
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I have dined at the Greenbrier on a number of occasions and always enjoy the ambiance and the food. It is cozy in winter and delightful in warmer months when you can dine on the outdoor patio beneath the trees. The portion of the restaurant which faces the road was a former gas station that now contains... More 

Thank TheHandbagGuide
Fort Collins, Colorado
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

An evening trip just as winters blow set in. Even though roads were testy, the snow only made their setting of expansive windows, trees and decorations that much more enjoyable. Staff - competent, polite with enough space yet close if needed. Setting is warm with large open spaces. It never felt crowded. The food was a smashing success for our... More 

Thank SLNColo
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The food was excellent, consistent with the Greenbriar Inn's long-standing reputation. Service left something to be desired, however. The hostess seemed flustered when three (small) parties arrived at the same time. Table service was very slow, not at the start, but through the meal and afterward.

Thank Dad08
Boulder, Colorado
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

They have the most amazing brunch layout. Lots of options for any occasion. Inside and out depending on the weather. It is never too loud and the service is always spot on.

Thank DiversionUTL
Broomfield, Colorado
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Greenbriar has been around since 1967 and has always been a lovely location to dine. Unfortunately, this visit was not the case. It was Saturday night of Restaurant Week so it was absolutely packed on top of a wedding on the main level. I've not had a bad experience here before but will think twice before making the 45... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
American, International, Contemporary
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8735 N Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO 80302-9350
    (Hwy 36 & Lefthand Canyon)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-440-7979
Opened in 1967, The Greenbriar Inn is an elegant restaurant, tavern and private event space located in the north Boulder countryside and nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. The surrounding 20 acres features two ponds, striking woodland and thriving produce, herb, and flower gardens. The cuisine focuses on seasonal, American classics and is complimented by a 1200 label award-winning wine cellar.

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