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Riff's Urban Fare

1115 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5103
+1 303-440-6699
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1115 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5103
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have dined here, for lunch, on a few occasions and have always found the food and service to be exemplary. This time it was for a birthday party, and the results were the same. Food is organic, fresh and delicious. The chef, John Platt,...More

Thank wallace s
Reviewed 17 April 2018

RISE Up!.... This place will make your culinary sense for food explode! Chef John Platt's passion for food is explemplifed in each dish he creates, from the fresh fish to to pasta dishes and much more.....Each dish is built with the chef's heart!

Thank lifefourboys
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Again, great service. Had the pasta special which was very tasty; peas, artichokes. Portion size is just right.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Here is the deal - not a fan of the roasted oysters (not cooked enough) or the pea hummus, BUT - wow - the cheese plate, the hot dates and the grilled salad greens - wow! Go here - eat here - experiment here -...More

1  Thank William G
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

First of all: this props goes to Corrine and her apprentice (I AM SO SORRY FOR FORGETTING YOUR NAME I AM A DICK). I’m in the luxury travel industry and this was the first experience I’ve had akin to he service I’m accustomed to. YOU...More

Thank BoardingBettie
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This small, upscale casual restaurant was excellent! Our waitress, Corrine, was friendly and offered excellent suggestions for our meal. The food was outstanding and just-right portions. Our dessert was amazing! Prices were within reason for quality of the food.

1  Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This place is difficult to get into on the weekends and during the week in the Summer and there is no question to why. The place is warm and welcoming with a good view of the Pearl St. Mall. There are meat and veggie options...More

Thank wilows
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Even tho I love living in this town I do come from NYC and I always seem to compare everything to those standards and most places fall short Not so with Riffs...... The atmosphere is upbeat and friendly The service was great ( very rare...More

Thank Sylvie S
Reviewed 13 February 2018

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 10 February 2018

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
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Response from EDian831 | Reviewed this property |
With the holidays I would call 303 4406699
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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