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The Cup

1521 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5461
+1 303-449-5173
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“baked goods” (4 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe
1521 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5461
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were back visiting Boulder and returned to The Cup for breakfast. We love this place. It is so laid back and friendly. They were great about accommodating various dietary needs. The coffee is wonderful....as is the food. We will definitely be back again in...More

Thank CLH2000
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We went in to pick up some coffee beans and ended up with a yummy cappuccino and latte. The barista was very professional in the coffee prep but very friendly. Will be back. All their coffee is fair trade which is a plus.

Thank Sujata410
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Trying to hit as many Boulder coffee shops as I can while in town. This was my favorite by far of the few I have visited. Great selection of food from delicious looking pastries to Paleo eggs. Certainly something for everyone. I had a quiche...More

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Our first coffee stop in Boulder, I really liked the feel of this cafe, nice design, and excellent cappuccino

Thank Carla S
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We are told by Snooze the wait would be 40 minutes, so decided to wander until our table was ready. Due to the chill in the morning air, we didn't wander far. We stumbled upon The Cup and decided to get a hot drink while...More

Thank WarriorChick516
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I always love going here with some work to do. Get a big old latte and surf off the energy of all the other folks working there. Gets a little mental on weekends.

Thank Megan D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a great place near downtown Boulder for meeting friends and getting a great cup of coffee and even some breakfast. The atmosphere is friendly and laid back and the crowd has very nice energy.

Thank Bahman S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Good coffee and nice atmosphere. Selection of baked goods was just okay. Second cup of coffee is 50 cents, but the mugs are good sized.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Happened upon this coffee shop by chance. Only one experience to draw from, but they make a great latte, and appears they don't try to be anything but a coffee shop - imagine that! Highly recommend.

Thank ThomB123
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

the Coffee and everything wehadin the cup was dekicious and hand made. the cappuccino had the real italian flaviour, the milk the resl texture. very well done, aleaxs again.

Thank Thomas Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1521 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5461
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-449-5173
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