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1837 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5518
+1 303-443-7766
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
“mussels” (10 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1837 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5518
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hyped local spot on quieter section of Pearl. Place was packed. While the food and service was good...it was not outstanding. Overpriced in my opinion.

Thank RichJimJake
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have not been here in quite a while, shame on us! We enjoyed an outstanding meal from cocktails through dinner but not dessert! Mateo has interesting and inventive coctails and an outstanding wine list. We started with paté which was delicious...More

Thank Colby J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I've been to Mateo now three times, twice in the past two weeks. Twice for dinner and once for brunch. For dinner last night, I had the steak frites, which was good,, but not outstanding. I was also disappointed in the fact that almost everything...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I am by no means a professional food critic. What I am is gentleman that eats dinner out at least 6 times per week. On a recent visit to Boulder I had the opportunity to dine at Mateo's French restaurant on June 14th. To say...More

Thank rmunited777
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I went to Mateo on two separate occasions while in Boulder. The first was for a late night drink and to share a charcuterie and cheese board. Great experience. The restaurant only had 4 other groups in it, so our waiter was super attentive without...More

1  Thank Caitlin R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Be prepared to wait a LONG time, with constant apologies from front-end staff, to get your meal. I would not say the wait was worth it, but the food is very good. If they could better organize their back operation, things would certainly improve. If...More

Thank DRS69
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We had great hopes for this restaurant, which we visited with our friends who live in Boulder. Unfortunately we seemed to get them on an off night. We had to wait ages to get served and then we had to wait ages to get our...More

1  Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Being french, a friend of mine invited to that place. Nice restaurant, great food, awesome wine list Arancini, mussels are great Cassoulet fully reinvented and I like it very much - coming from the cassoulet country, it is a compliment.

Thank stephlabadie59
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Read the other reviews: Mateo can be your best friend hidden gem, or it can disappoint just when you're looking for a solid meal. Where they're good, they're great: bistro foods like the chicken, mussels, frites, hamburgers (best in Boulder), and some nice simple salads...More

1  Thank maegabby
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely food and ambiance. The lobster ravioli is exceptional if it is on the menu. Terrific desserts (profiteroles oh my!) and professional staff. One of the better restaurant's in Boulder. Not expensive for the quality. They do a good brunch at the week-ends

Thank Stephen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 80
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1837 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5518
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-443-7766
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