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IL Pastaio

) #66 of 431 Restaurants in Boulder ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian
3075 Arapahoe Ave, Unit B, Boulder, CO 80303-1048
+1 303-447-9572
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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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3075 Arapahoe Ave, Unit B, Boulder, CO 80303-1048
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Simply the best in Boulder (and Denver unfortunately). Love everything about this little hole in the wall.

Thank johnB7100IG
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best little secrets in Boulder. Define toy give it a try! A true small trattoria with 10 tables. Food is great, atmosphere is friendly, house wine is decent and prices are fair. Boulder has many "chic wannabe" Italian restaurants but...More

Thank Charlie_Perea
Reviewed 24 March 2017

All pasta and sauces made fresh daily! Tiny restaurant, only 3 or 4 tables, but they do a huge take-out business. Although small, this is a fantastic Italian food experience! Even my Italian friends agree.

Thank bozworth99
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Looking for Italian food as we don't really have any where we live, we found Il Pastaio. Wow! From the moment we walked in, everything was spendid. We arrived for early dinner, and soon after the 30 seat dining room was full. Everything was obviously...More

Thank MOMG48
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing service, atmosphere and delicious foods. After our viewing of Fantastic Beasts my friends and I decided to find a place to have dinner. A quick search for Italian food in the Boulder area turned us on to Il Pastaio. I was surprised, yet excited,...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We haven't tried this place for years, so decided to try the two different types of lasagna (beef or turkey) with sides of green beans and broccoli. Marinara sauce added the finishing touch. This style of lasagna is made very thin so it is easy...More

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Bottom line, Il Pastaio serves very good Italian food in a nice atmosphere. The pasta was just a bit on the “done” side of al dente, and the sauces and cheese a bit too liberally applied, but that seems to be the American adaptation of...More

Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I saw good reviews and was missing food from Italy, so came here with a friend for dinner. We stepped in, and waited a bit, unsure if we were supposed to have someone seat us. Even though there was a little bell on the door,...More

Thank Erica W
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best Italian places in Boulder, if not the best. Don't be fooled by the modest outside, the food and service is excellent. I love the lasagna, chicken parm, chicken piccata, and their salad. Great lunch buffet too if you get there during...More

Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We have been looking for a good Italian restaurant in Boulder for a while. Finally tried IL Pastaio. The interior of the restaurant as opposed to the plain store front is bright and charming. The food was great. I had the evening special Bouillabaisse. Outstanding....More

Thank susanfern
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3075 Arapahoe Ave, Unit B, Boulder, CO 80303-1048
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-447-9572
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