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Address: Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
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Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown...

Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown Boulder. At the heart of Downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a wonderfully charismatic four-block-long pedestrian mall that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2007. Colorful, bright flowers fill the mall almost the entire year and street performers, with a multitude of talents, make the Pearl Street Mall one of the best people-watching destinations anywhere.

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Walk after dinner at Pasta Jay's

Great atmosphere. A pedestrian walk that should be the model for every city in the world. Makes Boulder special.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Boca Raton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere. A pedestrian walk that should be the model for every city in the world. Makes Boulder special.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pearl Street used to be awesome. It has the usual selection of homeless and beggars, and they're very polite: when they ask you for $ and you decline, they tell you to have a nice day. What's off-putting is the woman street-singer who is using an amp, the pregnant addicts, and the number of empty stores. I understand that there's... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great book store, bike shops everywhere, street musicians, etc. MUST TRY the Ice Cream made locally and sold out of one of the shops and at the farmer's Market. Delicious. Surprised by the number of "Travellers" on the street asking for handouts. Diff. culture.

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Thank envisagestar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pearl Street Mall has pretty much become the heart of Boulder. Everybody goes there at some point and most people are there a lot. Great combination of local shops, national retailers, good and diverse restaurants, bars and people-watching. Outstanding street entertainers, too. Beautiful decorations at the holidays. Perfect for all ages.

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Orinda, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed walking all around to enjoy the vibe and fun restaurants . Beautiful weather. Easy to park on street, clean and pleasant. Great town with organic hub and healthy lifestyle

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed just walking up and down Pearl Street Mall. Enjoyed the street entertainment. Had some great food. So quaint and peaceful.

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Narberth, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There's always something interesting to see at Pearl Street. There are lots of shops to visit, plenty of eateries with something to satisfy every taste, street performers to entertain, a really nice, casual, friendly atmosphere. The stores are a bit pricey, but they're comparable to other touristy places. Lots of fun!!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything you could ask for and more. Great shopping, great restaurants as well as some awesome food trucks and very pedestrian friendly.

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

good people watching. some good places to eat. droves of tourists who don't know how to walk single file. lots of angry transients. lots of banks.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boulder Pearl Street Mall is a real "gem"! Many good shops and restaurants! Beautifully maintained and lots of gardens, street performers and things to see.

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