Kitchen (The)

★★★★☆
  • 1039 Pearl St

    Boulder, CO 80302

    Cross street: at Broadway St

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  • 303-544-5973

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My favorite restaurant in Boulder hands down. I am completely obsessed. I like the Kitchen Next door as well. Everything is under 9 dollars and I can't help, but to order garlic smashers, kale chips, and soup for dinner. I have tried their tomato and lamb and potato soup. Both were spectacular. I am also a big fan of the chicken sandwich with garlic ailoi.

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★★★★★

My favorite restaurant in Boulder hands down. I am completely obsessed. I like the Kitchen Next door as well. Everything is under 9 dollars and I can't help, but to order garlic smashers, kale chips, and soup for dinner. I have tried their tomato and lamb and potato soup. Both were spectacular. I am also a big fan of the chicken sandwich with garlic ailoi.

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The Kitchen is one of my favorite restaurants in Boulder. All of their food is organic and delicious! The ambiance is really cool as well and it has a really cool vibe to it. You need to check it out!

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★★★★★

The Kitchen is one of my favorite restaurants in Boulder. All of their food is organic and delicious! The ambiance is really cool as well and it has a really cool vibe to it. You need to check it out!

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Love their food, love their staff! One downside is the wait when you go around 12 or so for lunch. Awesome place!

5
★★★★★

Love their food, love their staff! One downside is the wait when you go around 12 or so for lunch. Awesome place!

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After watching Food Inc. I was left wondering " Where and what can I eat now?". Enter The Kitchen. Super yummy food thats organic, sourced locally, and humanely. They answered my prayers. We ate Upstairs and loved the comfy couches and cozy atmosphere. Our food kind of took forever which was a drawback since we were dining with our three children. They started to get a little antsy but were well rewarded with, I quote my 5 year old, " the best mac and cheese ever! I love this place!" We took advantage of their Tasting Hour and ordered quite a few sides at a very reasonable price. Our total bill was $75 for a family of five including an alcoholic beverage. Not bad in my book seeing as how we boxed up quite a bit of food to bring home. It was such a wonderful experience to eat at a eco-friendly establishment where the food exceeded my expectations. We will defineately be eating here again albeit probably without our children next time.

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★★★★☆

After watching Food Inc. I was left wondering " Where and what can I eat now?". Enter The Kitchen. Super yummy food thats organic, sourced locally, and humanely. They answered my prayers. We ate Upstairs and loved the comfy couches and cozy atmosphere. Our food kind of took forever which was a drawback since we were dining with our three children. They started to get a little antsy but were well rewarded with, I quote my 5 year old, " the best mac and cheese ever! I love this place!" We took advantage of their Tasting Hour and ordered quite a few sides at a very reasonable price. Our total bill was $75 for a family of five including an alcoholic beverage. Not bad in my book seeing as how we boxed up quite a bit of food to bring home. It was such a wonderful experience to eat at a eco-friendly establishment where the food exceeded my expectations. We will defineately be eating here again albeit probably without our children next time.

Pros: awesome food

Cons: service was uber slow

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I'll give it 3 stars for now. Ate their twice -- once was good, the other time wasn't so good. The service isn't great (wait-staff). Will return.

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★★★☆☆

I'll give it 3 stars for now. Ate their twice -- once was good, the other time wasn't so good. The service isn't great (wait-staff). Will return.

Pros: Had a good brunch

Cons: a bit overpriced, so-so service

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love this place...really known to serve the true locals! I eat and drink here a few times a week..love the ambiance and know that I can relax with well versed professional wait staff...did i mention the appetizer with the poached egg ? Sounds weird..but really its a must!

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★★★★★

love this place...really known to serve the true locals! I eat and drink here a few times a week..love the ambiance and know that I can relax with well versed professional wait staff...did i mention the appetizer with the poached egg ? Sounds weird..but really its a must!

Pros: the pretty waitstaff

Cons: not open late enough

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The Kitchen fully deserves every bad review/ criticism included here-in. I encourage you to vote with your feet and spend your money somewhere else. The ownership here is beyond themselves with lousy food, service, community, and personal relationships.

Thanks for reading.

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★☆☆☆☆

The Kitchen fully deserves every bad review/ criticism included here-in. I encourage you to vote with your feet and spend your money somewhere else. The ownership here is beyond themselves with lousy food, service, community, and personal relationships.

Thanks for reading.

Pros: Not worth mentioning

Cons: Bad Karma

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They pump out noxious smoke from woodburning equipment nearly 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. Google "wood burning and cancer". Not very eco-friendly or responsible. Boulder deserves better.

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★☆☆☆☆

They pump out noxious smoke from woodburning equipment nearly 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. Google "wood burning and cancer". Not very eco-friendly or responsible. Boulder deserves better.

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Since they use wood burning equipment noxious fumes are spewed over Boulder's downtown. Google "cancer and wood burning " then ask why. The cooking method is just as important as using organic or local food. Eco-friendly? Eco-responsible? How about protecting the environment .

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★☆☆☆☆

Since they use wood burning equipment noxious fumes are spewed over Boulder's downtown. Google "cancer and wood burning " then ask why. The cooking method is just as important as using organic or local food. Eco-friendly? Eco-responsible? How about protecting the environment .

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I visited the Kitchen with my sister & her husband. I loved the cozy, but chic atmosphere. We sat on couches around a table. I felt at home. We had an amazing flat bread appetizer. Their beer menu is incredible! I informed the beer connoisseur about what I like for beer. He suggested the perfect beer for my taste buds. Head out of your kitchen to the Kitchen!

5
★★★★★

I visited the Kitchen with my sister & her husband. I loved the cozy, but chic atmosphere. We sat on couches around a table. I felt at home. We had an amazing flat bread appetizer. Their beer menu is incredible! I informed the beer connoisseur about what I like for beer. He suggested the perfect beer for my taste buds. Head out of your kitchen to the Kitchen!

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This place has been a favorite of mine for four years. I can honestly say that in the 30+ times I have visited, I have never been disappointed. On a recent visit I had the pork sandwich and my girlfriend had the roasted beet and goat cheese salad. Both were outstanding. Also try the chicken and cous cous, the hummus, the burrata and the cheese board.

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★★★★★

This place has been a favorite of mine for four years. I can honestly say that in the 30+ times I have visited, I have never been disappointed. On a recent visit I had the pork sandwich and my girlfriend had the roasted beet and goat cheese salad. Both were outstanding. Also try the chicken and cous cous, the hummus, the burrata and the cheese board.

Pros: Some of the best prepared dishes in Boulder

Cons: A little pricey for everyday dining

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The menu is both local and seasonal and the wine pairings were impeccable and tasty. I had a great beet salad which was different and yummy. For the main course, they offered smaller and larger portion options which was great. The small plate was plenty of food with a starter salad.

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★★★★☆

The menu is both local and seasonal and the wine pairings were impeccable and tasty. I had a great beet salad which was different and yummy. For the main course, they offered smaller and larger portion options which was great. The small plate was plenty of food with a starter salad.

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We went to The Kitchen after 5280 made it seem like Colorado's French Laundry. We were all pretty excited but the chaos ensued the second after we walked in the door. There is no discernible waiting area when you enter. You just kind of stand there until the hostess decides to stop talking to her emo friends sitting at the bar. We literally stood there for 3 minutes as she gabbed away. We finally got sat and literally waited 15 minutes before we were approached by anyone. The waitress did not offer an apology as asked us for a drink order as if we were bothering her. The drinks took 5 minutes and she forgot to even order my wife's martini so another server had to pick up her slack. 10 minutes later we finally got an appetizer order in - the fava bean bruschetta and the duck confit. The bruschetta was bland and the confit was good but boring. I am not sure of the quality of everyone else's food but I ordered the ribeye and it was incredibly overcooked. The rest of the night was just slow on the server's part and the food was nothing special. Doubt we'll be going back.

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★★★☆☆

We went to The Kitchen after 5280 made it seem like Colorado's French Laundry. We were all pretty excited but the chaos ensued the second after we walked in the door. There is no discernible waiting area when you enter. You just kind of stand there until the hostess decides to stop talking to her emo friends sitting at the bar. We literally stood there for 3 minutes as she gabbed away. We finally got sat and literally waited 15 minutes before we were approached by anyone. The waitress did not offer an apology as asked us for a drink order as if we were bothering her. The drinks took 5 minutes and she forgot to even order my wife's martini so another server had to pick up her slack. 10 minutes later we finally got an appetizer order in - the fava bean bruschetta and the duck confit. The bruschetta was bland and the confit was good but boring. I am not sure of the quality of everyone else's food but I ordered the ribeye and it was incredibly overcooked. The rest of the night was just slow on the server's part and the food was nothing special. Doubt we'll be going back.

Pros: Decent food

Cons: Very unimpressive waitstaff and run of the mill food.

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My wife and I ate at the Kitchen for our anniversary and were NOT impressed. In order, our gripes:
-A $10 salad should NOT contain *grass* (no, not wheatgrass, or anything like that - a big blade of plain old grass). I can eat grass for free, guys.
-A $12 "half portion" of a ravioli entree should probably be more than 2 ounces of food. My wife ordered this dish and we were *shocked* to see that her giant bowl contained 3 minescule (perhaps 2 inches on a side, with minimal filling) ravioli.
-"Pesto" is a sauce containing both basil and garlic. My "pesto" gnocchi dish contained neither, as far as I could tell, and tasted similar to something available at an all-you-can-eat buffet - overly salted mush without discernible texture. The "pesto" was at least green, though.

In short, we spent $70 for tiny portions of bad food. Never again.

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★☆☆☆☆

My wife and I ate at the Kitchen for our anniversary and were NOT impressed. In order, our gripes:
-A $10 salad should NOT contain *grass* (no, not wheatgrass, or anything like that - a big blade of plain old grass). I can eat grass for free, guys.
-A $12 "half portion" of a ravioli entree should probably be more than 2 ounces of food. My wife ordered this dish and we were *shocked* to see that her giant bowl contained 3 minescule (perhaps 2 inches on a side, with minimal filling) ravioli.
-"Pesto" is a sauce containing both basil and garlic. My "pesto" gnocchi dish contained neither, as far as I could tell, and tasted similar to something available at an all-you-can-eat buffet - overly salted mush without discernible texture. The "pesto" was at least green, though.

In short, we spent $70 for tiny portions of bad food. Never again.

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This appeared in the April Best of Issue of Yellow Scene Magazine
American
? CRITICS: The Kitchen, Downtown
In the last few years we?ve seen an increase in restaurants with an eye toward sustainable menus and locally grown, often organic, ingredients. It?s safe to say The Kitchen?s success since opening in 2004 is one of the reasons. The menu features (mostly) Colorado meats and produce that are free range and/or organic. That pays off in taste as well as peace of mind when eating such delights as the Cassoulet with abondanza farm beans, braised lamb, pork and housemade sausage. The brunch and wine lists are as impressive (they even recycle the corks).

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★★★★☆

This appeared in the April Best of Issue of Yellow Scene Magazine
American
? CRITICS: The Kitchen, Downtown
In the last few years we?ve seen an increase in restaurants with an eye toward sustainable menus and locally grown, often organic, ingredients. It?s safe to say The Kitchen?s success since opening in 2004 is one of the reasons. The menu features (mostly) Colorado meats and produce that are free range and/or organic. That pays off in taste as well as peace of mind when eating such delights as the Cassoulet with abondanza farm beans, braised lamb, pork and housemade sausage. The brunch and wine lists are as impressive (they even recycle the corks).

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I had been to the kitchen once before and was unimpressed. One of my staff had heard great things about the kitchen, so I agreed to try it one more time. I treated 5 members of my staff to lunch at the kitchen. Two ordered the crab salad. One of them had a few bites and put it aside, the other ate it all and within hours was deathly ill with food poisoning. The other who had only sampled hers ended up with terrible cramps. I can't believe a "premier" restaurant would serve food that could be unsafe. "Oh, it's probably okay for one more day" is not acceptable.

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★☆☆☆☆

I had been to the kitchen once before and was unimpressed. One of my staff had heard great things about the kitchen, so I agreed to try it one more time. I treated 5 members of my staff to lunch at the kitchen. Two ordered the crab salad. One of them had a few bites and put it aside, the other ate it all and within hours was deathly ill with food poisoning. The other who had only sampled hers ended up with terrible cramps. I can't believe a "premier" restaurant would serve food that could be unsafe. "Oh, it's probably okay for one more day" is not acceptable.

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Not Very Good for both food and service. This was a Monday night and the place was crowded and very noisy. My surprise was that they are skimpy on the food. I ordered the Prawns on spinach with a dressing. It is not on the menu now. The four prawn were tasteless, if they had a sauce on them it also was tasteless. The small amount of spinach was almost unoticable and the dressing was not enough to add any flavor to this dish. Service was slow and the waiter was hardly audible over the crowd. I love food and always look for what's in it, spices, seasoning, etc. in this case nothing. I am a petite woman and normally a dinner meals fill me up. I found myself driving home thinking of what I could go home and fix for a real dinner. This was terribly disappointing. No way will I return, these people are really thiefs wearing aprons. Think twice about eating here, unless you know you have another dinner in the refrig at home, this place is a waste of money. All show and high prices for what you get. INot worth it, try some other restaurant and let this one go under, Boulder could use another used book store again.

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★☆☆☆☆

Not Very Good for both food and service. This was a Monday night and the place was crowded and very noisy. My surprise was that they are skimpy on the food. I ordered the Prawns on spinach with a dressing. It is not on the menu now. The four prawn were tasteless, if they had a sauce on them it also was tasteless. The small amount of spinach was almost unoticable and the dressing was not enough to add any flavor to this dish. Service was slow and the waiter was hardly audible over the crowd. I love food and always look for what's in it, spices, seasoning, etc. in this case nothing. I am a petite woman and normally a dinner meals fill me up. I found myself driving home thinking of what I could go home and fix for a real dinner. This was terribly disappointing. No way will I return, these people are really thiefs wearing aprons. Think twice about eating here, unless you know you have another dinner in the refrig at home, this place is a waste of money. All show and high prices for what you get. INot worth it, try some other restaurant and let this one go under, Boulder could use another used book store again.

Pros: Location

Cons: Skimpy on the food, too noisy

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Last night was probably my fourth time at The Kitchen and every time I have been very pleased. I have dined at some of the greatest restaurants in the world and this is by far my favorite. I am a young adult and am usually talked down to in nicer establishments, like I don't know that the olive oil is used for dipping your bread. The Kitchen is not that way, the staff is always very helpful and they talk to me the same way they would talk to my parents, I appreciate that!!! And the food, it is always spot on, no need for salt and pepper! Bravo!

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★★★★★

Last night was probably my fourth time at The Kitchen and every time I have been very pleased. I have dined at some of the greatest restaurants in the world and this is by far my favorite. I am a young adult and am usually talked down to in nicer establishments, like I don't know that the olive oil is used for dipping your bread. The Kitchen is not that way, the staff is always very helpful and they talk to me the same way they would talk to my parents, I appreciate that!!! And the food, it is always spot on, no need for salt and pepper! Bravo!

Pros: relaxed fine dining

Cons: I can't afford to eat there every day

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Having been to the Kitchen several times I always have high hopes when I dine there. The food almost always lives up to the expectations, but the service always lets me down. It's not that the servie isn't attentive, it just happens to be stiff and lifeless. That seems to be the case with every single server I've had there. Don't get me wrong, I don't want a waiter that juggles at my table but I don't want a bit of personality, at least a little bit of pizaz so I can feel like they don't hate they job, which is the feeling that is almost always conveyed by the front of house staff at the Kitchen.

So close to being a great restaurant, but not quite there.

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★★★★☆

Having been to the Kitchen several times I always have high hopes when I dine there. The food almost always lives up to the expectations, but the service always lets me down. It's not that the servie isn't attentive, it just happens to be stiff and lifeless. That seems to be the case with every single server I've had there. Don't get me wrong, I don't want a waiter that juggles at my table but I don't want a bit of personality, at least a little bit of pizaz so I can feel like they don't hate they job, which is the feeling that is almost always conveyed by the front of house staff at the Kitchen.

So close to being a great restaurant, but not quite there.

Pros: Food, nice abience.

Cons: Stiff, stuffy service.

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Four of us went for dinner last weekend for First Bite Boulder (special, $26 prix fixe menu). Our reservation was set for 8:15. We waited about 15 minutes for our table and were fairly well cared for by our bartender, who was quite friendly. Upon being seated, the service declined markedly. While never overtly rude, the service was very slow (not well paced, just slow) and the attitudes were indifferent at best. The one exception being the sommelier who spent an appropriate amount of time with us and made a terrific wine suggestion. The food was very good; the first and last courses being the best. The hangar steak (main course) is something I've had other places before and while it was very good at Kitchen, it could have been better; and the entree overall was not served hot for any of us. Not cold mind you - just not hot. The fries that came with it despite not being hot enough, were delicious; salty and with a nice texture. The greens (hooray for putting something besides spinich on a menu!) were perfectly prepared, and the kale was a very nice surprise. I would think something like First Bite is designed to get people to your restaurant that might not have been yet. I drove up from Denver to eat at Kitchen. While the food was very enjoyable and I love and value their ethic of sustainability, the service was poor enough to ensure I won't be visiting again.

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★★★★☆

Four of us went for dinner last weekend for First Bite Boulder (special, $26 prix fixe menu). Our reservation was set for 8:15. We waited about 15 minutes for our table and were fairly well cared for by our bartender, who was quite friendly. Upon being seated, the service declined markedly. While never overtly rude, the service was very slow (not well paced, just slow) and the attitudes were indifferent at best. The one exception being the sommelier who spent an appropriate amount of time with us and made a terrific wine suggestion. The food was very good; the first and last courses being the best. The hangar steak (main course) is something I've had other places before and while it was very good at Kitchen, it could have been better; and the entree overall was not served hot for any of us. Not cold mind you - just not hot. The fries that came with it despite not being hot enough, were delicious; salty and with a nice texture. The greens (hooray for putting something besides spinich on a menu!) were perfectly prepared, and the kale was a very nice surprise. I would think something like First Bite is designed to get people to your restaurant that might not have been yet. I drove up from Denver to eat at Kitchen. While the food was very enjoyable and I love and value their ethic of sustainability, the service was poor enough to ensure I won't be visiting again.

Pros: Great space, good food

Cons: Lackluster, indifferent service

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just go...any day of the week, any meal of the day. Community night on Monday is so much fun and so much food. I just love The Kitchen!

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★★★★★

just go...any day of the week, any meal of the day. Community night on Monday is so much fun and so much food. I just love The Kitchen!

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Ate breakfast here recently on a Saturday morning, ordered the Grilled Vegetable Sandwich w/Potato Salad. The sandwich was delicious and the potato salad the best I've ever tasted. Service was good and I liked their philosophy of recycling and conserving of energy: among other practices, the kitchen is 100% windpowered and used oils are recycled as bio-diesel fuel. Comfortable ambience.

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★★★★★

Ate breakfast here recently on a Saturday morning, ordered the Grilled Vegetable Sandwich w/Potato Salad. The sandwich was delicious and the potato salad the best I've ever tasted. Service was good and I liked their philosophy of recycling and conserving of energy: among other practices, the kitchen is 100% windpowered and used oils are recycled as bio-diesel fuel. Comfortable ambience.

Pros: Excellent food, comfortable ambience, environmentally conscientious

Cons: Parking could be a problem if you're not willing to walk a block or two.

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Super excited to check out the Kitchen, yet was very let down. We went for lunch and the service was terrible! Even got sent the wrong dish and felt like we were there for years. Ended up having the pork sandwich with salsa verde and a side of undercooked potatos. The pork was overcooked and not at all worth the wait or money. Best thing we had was the tomato soup, but how could you screw that up? Maybe it is better to go for dinner.

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★★★☆☆

Super excited to check out the Kitchen, yet was very let down. We went for lunch and the service was terrible! Even got sent the wrong dish and felt like we were there for years. Ended up having the pork sandwich with salsa verde and a side of undercooked potatos. The pork was overcooked and not at all worth the wait or money. Best thing we had was the tomato soup, but how could you screw that up? Maybe it is better to go for dinner.

Pros: ambiance

Cons: the food, service

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I've been to The Kitchen (Upstairs) a few times so far, and I must state that the bar staff needs some customer service training (i.e. how to be more personable). The guys are nice enough, but one woman in particular was cold and uncaring. I really appreciate the decor, although the clientele seems to be a bit snobby at times as the beautiful people of Boulder gather to see and be seen. I also appreciate the food concept--patronizing local farmers, for example. Nice bathrooms, a hip style, best to visit on a weeknight so the crowds don't prevent you from really enjoying the place. Bring some money, you'll need it.

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★★★☆☆

I've been to The Kitchen (Upstairs) a few times so far, and I must state that the bar staff needs some customer service training (i.e. how to be more personable). The guys are nice enough, but one woman in particular was cold and uncaring. I really appreciate the decor, although the clientele seems to be a bit snobby at times as the beautiful people of Boulder gather to see and be seen. I also appreciate the food concept--patronizing local farmers, for example. Nice bathrooms, a hip style, best to visit on a weeknight so the crowds don't prevent you from really enjoying the place. Bring some money, you'll need it.

Pros: hip style, good food, earth-friendly

Cons: expensive, snobby, bartenders

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I have eaten at The Kitchen monthly over the last year and a half and never tire of it. The food is seasonally fresh and always delicious. The wine list is very exciting and they offer vin du jour at lunch for five dollars of a stellar wine! I am always excited to return to The Kitchen as it is an exciting, vibrant restaurant. I look forward to checking out the new upstairs. Whatever Kimbal and Hugo do, they do with homage and respect and it is a winner! Staff is fantastic!

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★★★★★

I have eaten at The Kitchen monthly over the last year and a half and never tire of it. The food is seasonally fresh and always delicious. The wine list is very exciting and they offer vin du jour at lunch for five dollars of a stellar wine! I am always excited to return to The Kitchen as it is an exciting, vibrant restaurant. I look forward to checking out the new upstairs. Whatever Kimbal and Hugo do, they do with homage and respect and it is a winner! Staff is fantastic!

Pros: Food, Service, Ambiance

Cons: Happening spot, It's hip, Can be noisy

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We visited the Kitchen "Upstairs" Lounge for the first time last week and it really hit the spot! The drinks were good, the appetizers tasty, the service very cheerful and efficient, and the atmosphere was very New York without the attitude. We may become regulars...

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★★★★★

We visited the Kitchen "Upstairs" Lounge for the first time last week and it really hit the spot! The drinks were good, the appetizers tasty, the service very cheerful and efficient, and the atmosphere was very New York without the attitude. We may become regulars...

Pros: Good Happy Hour, Excellent Service, Excellent Food

Cons: difficult to find!

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We went to the kitchen last night for the first time excited after the many good things we have heard. The wine reccommended was excellent. The fixed price of $45 was shocking for what you get. The food was no better than mediocre and should have been superb for the price. Dessert was delightful and I would go back to sit up stairs and drink wine, but will never return for dinner. Wait staff was excellent and helpful!

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★☆☆☆☆

We went to the kitchen last night for the first time excited after the many good things we have heard. The wine reccommended was excellent. The fixed price of $45 was shocking for what you get. The food was no better than mediocre and should have been superb for the price. Dessert was delightful and I would go back to sit up stairs and drink wine, but will never return for dinner. Wait staff was excellent and helpful!

Pros: good wine list, great dessert, nice atmosphere

Cons: over priced, mediocre food, small menu

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I have traveled a great deal during my adult life, and The Kitchen is one of the most interesting eating experiences I've ever encountered. I've eaten breakfast, lunch, and dinner there, and every time I walk out the door I've said "wow, that was a great meal." The ambience is wonderful with it's very simple decor that is at the same time quite inviting and elegant. The menu changes daily, and their food is generally prepared differently (ingredients, spices, sauces, etc.) than anywhere I've eaten. Combine the exquisite taste with their local, natural ingredients, and you have a meal that is as good as any you'll eat and one you'll remember for a long time. Dinner is priced above average, however, the food and experience make it extremely worth while. You may want to make reservations for dinner, as it has been full when I've been there. Great experience.

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★★★★★

I have traveled a great deal during my adult life, and The Kitchen is one of the most interesting eating experiences I've ever encountered. I've eaten breakfast, lunch, and dinner there, and every time I walk out the door I've said "wow, that was a great meal." The ambience is wonderful with it's very simple decor that is at the same time quite inviting and elegant. The menu changes daily, and their food is generally prepared differently (ingredients, spices, sauces, etc.) than anywhere I've eaten. Combine the exquisite taste with their local, natural ingredients, and you have a meal that is as good as any you'll eat and one you'll remember for a long time. Dinner is priced above average, however, the food and experience make it extremely worth while. You may want to make reservations for dinner, as it has been full when I've been there. Great experience.

Pros: Exquisite Food, Interesting Ambience, Great Service

Cons: None

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There's no questions that this place and Frasca are the best spots to eat in Boulder. Food is consistently good and service, almost always, impeccable.

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★★★★★

There's no questions that this place and Frasca are the best spots to eat in Boulder. Food is consistently good and service, almost always, impeccable.

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We really enjoyed the Kitchen. Reminded us of the best sort of neighborhood NYC bistro, complete with exciting menu and outstanding waitstaff. This place is one of the main reasons Boulder is on the rise as a national restaurant center, and especially for its size.

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★★★★★

We really enjoyed the Kitchen. Reminded us of the best sort of neighborhood NYC bistro, complete with exciting menu and outstanding waitstaff. This place is one of the main reasons Boulder is on the rise as a national restaurant center, and especially for its size.

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We've been to the Kitchen twice and been wowed by one great dish after another. The prix fixe is a bit pricey at $37/person but you get a lot of food (we did not need 2 desserts after 2 apps and 2 entrees and went a la carte on trip 2). The setting warm and not too loud. Great service and nice wine picks. We'll be return guests. It can be quite a long wait so call ahead (not sure if they take reservations).

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★★★★★

We've been to the Kitchen twice and been wowed by one great dish after another. The prix fixe is a bit pricey at $37/person but you get a lot of food (we did not need 2 desserts after 2 apps and 2 entrees and went a la carte on trip 2). The setting warm and not too loud. Great service and nice wine picks. We'll be return guests. It can be quite a long wait so call ahead (not sure if they take reservations).

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A great new addition to Boulder's dining scene, The Kitchen brings flavor to your table by using fresh, local ingredients. The limited (8 entree choices) but ever changing menu is created based on what's fresh that day. We started with the silky house pate and the well-presented cheese plate. Both were very good with the interesting, rustic, bread. For our entrees we tried the Coq au Vin served with Isreali Couscous (much better than you could imagine) and the Hanger Steak served with greens and au gratin potatoes (just wonderful). The use of fresh, organic produce really make the flavors pop! The wine list is interesting but a little pricey, The service was very good. The tables are pretty close together here so I hope you're not closterphobic. The sticky toffee pudding for dessert was okay but don't bother saving room for it, just have more appetizers! We'll be back!

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★★★★★

A great new addition to Boulder's dining scene, The Kitchen brings flavor to your table by using fresh, local ingredients. The limited (8 entree choices) but ever changing menu is created based on what's fresh that day. We started with the silky house pate and the well-presented cheese plate. Both were very good with the interesting, rustic, bread. For our entrees we tried the Coq au Vin served with Isreali Couscous (much better than you could imagine) and the Hanger Steak served with greens and au gratin potatoes (just wonderful). The use of fresh, organic produce really make the flavors pop! The wine list is interesting but a little pricey, The service was very good. The tables are pretty close together here so I hope you're not closterphobic. The sticky toffee pudding for dessert was okay but don't bother saving room for it, just have more appetizers! We'll be back!

Pros: Fresh Ingredients, Great Flavors

Cons: Tight Seating, Parking

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Extremely over priced, poor service (except if you get up they are ever so prompt to refold your napkin). Very slow service. I would not recommend this place.

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★★☆☆☆

Extremely over priced, poor service (except if you get up they are ever so prompt to refold your napkin). Very slow service. I would not recommend this place.

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Fresh-from-the-earth ingredients. Check. Seasonal, sustainable menu. Check. Local growers and purveyors. Check. Wind-powered electricity. Check. The Kitchen, Boulder's beauty and the bistro, is as eco-friendly as it gets, but that's just a…

 

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