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The Hill

13th St. between Pennsylvania St. and College Ave., Boulder, CO
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LOTS OF FUN BUSINESSES TO VISIT, BUT....

The Hill is a fun place to visit unique businesses and restaurants or just people watch. It's... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
hikingwgolden
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Boulder
Typical Campus Area

We occasionally come to the Hill to eat. Cafe Aion and Hapa Sushi are fairly decent eateries. The... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2015
Buzzy1
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Boulder, Colorado
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average38%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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13th St. between Pennsylvania St. and College Ave., Boulder, CO
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

The Hill is a fun place to visit unique businesses and restaurants or just people watch. It's located right next to the University of Colorado and tries to service all the students needs, but most of the restaurants are fast to go type foods. Go...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2015

We occasionally come to the Hill to eat. Cafe Aion and Hapa Sushi are fairly decent eateries. The icon restaurant The Sink is worth a visit - Robert Redford worked there. Mamacita's has closed. The old Jones Drug Store has closed, as has the CU...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2015

If you happen to be visiting UC Boulder, cross the street and walk "The Hill". There are numerous restaurants and little shope to check out. If you are hungry for Mexican, Vietnamese, Thai, good ol' American, pizza, coffee, cafe, or whatever - it's probably there....More

Thank Jerry L
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Reviewed 28 February 2015

You'll see signs everywhere, " Keep Boulder Weird". No,Boulder was weird in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Ever since the college kids grew up, got wealthy and started buying family homes on the hill and cleaning up Boulder for their little children, Boulder is no...More

Thank Miriahm D
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

I think students would give this area more stars than visitors from out of town. A university type bookstore, shopping, and restaurants are located in this small area of town. The only reason I go here is to go to Illegal Pete's for their tacos,...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

The big difference that you will see here is the type and variety of shops and restaurants. Most of it is local businesses supported by local suppliers.

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Reviewed 18 January 2014

The Hill is another street full of shops and eateries that cater to the students from the university across the way. The ambiance is one of cheerful camaraderie . Stroll amongst the youth of today and marvel and their originality and enthusiasm for life. It's...More

Thank palmpirate
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Reviewed 5 May 2013

The hill will get great reviews from college kids as it gears its efforts and business to the college aged. There is one great pizza joint on this hill but I can't remember the name.

1  Thank Jennifer V
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Reviewed 10 March 2013

West of Campus, a quick walk thru The Hill will take you back to the 70's. See the old Tulagis theater, with early days of acts like Tommy Bolin, The Eagles and ZZ Top. There are still the head shops, and ecletic mix of restaurants...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2013

The Hill, located west of the main campus of CU Boulder, is an area with obnoxious college students, studious students, homeless people, and Boulder "characters". There is no real focus on the Hill, and certain spots have restaurants that come and go (luckily Del Taco...More

1  Thank ughughCO
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