CITY GUIDE: Boulder’s Top 9 Fresh-air Food & Drink Finds

Ah, Boulder. Incredible views, adorable eateries—and that bracing mountain air. Dallas native and Boulder newbie, blogger Lauren Kay Sims, shows us the sights she’s come to love most. 


Where else can you get wine, cheese, gourmet meats and chocolate all in one place? Lauren recommends indulging in one of Cured’s special picnic options, featuring an assortment of treats all packed into a handy to-go basket. Perfect for a lazy afternoon in Chautauqua Park!

1825 Pearl Street B, (720) 389-8096


Chautauqua Park

Take advantage of hiking trails, grassy areas for dogs and postcard-worthy views at one of Boulder’s most glorious parks.

900 Baseline Road



The adorable exterior will suck you in but the quiet, roomy tables inside make this a perfect spot to get your caffeine fix while getting lost in a good book.

946 Pearl Street, (720) 484-4927

Still hungry?

Lauren recommends these foodie gems for:


Snooze (1617 Pearl Street, 303-225-7344)

The Buff (2600 Canyon Boulevard, 303-442-9150)



Pizzeria Locale (1730 Pearl Street, 303-442-3003)



The Med (1002 Walnut Street, 303-444-5335)

Brassiere Ten (1011 Walnut Street #100, 303-998-1010)



Oak at Fourteenth (Pearl Street Mall, 1400 Pearl Street, 303-444-3622)


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