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Riff's Urban Fare

1115 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5103
+1 303-440-6699
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brussel sprouts” (71 reviews)
“salmon” (41 reviews)
“gnocchi” (29 reviews)
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1115 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5103
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent and staff was very friendly. I had a butternut squash soup that was amazing and made in house. I will eat at this restaurant again!

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was undoubtedly the worst experience we've had at a restaurant in our lives. The food is way overpriced for the quality, the wait staff ignorant and oblivious. And, the clientele is questionable. It's loud, the seating is situated so that you constantly have people...More

1  Thank Hermes O
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The menu offers something for everyone’s taste... from yummy burgers to outstanding tuna tartar and everything in between. Even if you are a sworn Brussels sprouts hater you must try chef Platt’s recipe. They just may convert you. Best. Sprouts. Ever. An do not miss...More

Thank barbpwhite
Reviewed 10 January 2018

After skiing all day we had no reservations for the evening. Walking the Pearl St. mall we stumbled into Riffs, and asked if they had any openings. To our surprise we were seated at a great table for two. The place is very well decorated...More

Thank Goldfisher132
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Riffs is an unfussy place right in the heart of Pearl St. The prices for the food are good and the service has always been great. We've been going to Riffs since it opened and still find it to be one our favorite go-to places...More

Thank ednamilly
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Just before catching Elephant Revival we stopped for dinner. The salmon was sublime: fresh, perfectly prepared (for me medium rare) with a buttery texture. Service was attentive and intelligent. Nice selection of wines by the glass. Menu most interesting on Pearl St. Mall.

Thank saberke
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Today, I had the Rosemary Garlic Chicken, and it was amongst the best lunches I have had in a long time, anywhere. Service was very good, as well.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I had the chicken. It was good, but nothing more. We ate at the bar because they were booked. They also had a very limited cocktail menu. Nothing special here.

Thank _chrissanchez96
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We popped into riffs for dinner after walking down pearl street and stopped due to a busy crowd. We figured the cuisine was going to be good due to the popularity. We were wrong. After we ordered wine and food, our bartender came back 3...More

Thank kruek
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food right on he Pearl Street mall. Excellent and interesting menu. Great service and ambience.

Thank Melissa M
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With the holidays I would call 303 4406699
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5103
    (11th st)
  • Public Transportation: RTD and local bus service.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-440-6699
  • E-mail
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