Riffs Urban Fare
Contemporary small-plates eatery & bar
New American · $$
At this urbanely funky gathering spot on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall, veteran chef/co-owner John Platt offers a seasonally changing, globally influenced New American menu with an emphasis on distinctive small plates to go with craft cocktails, local beers and a tidy selection of wines by the glass. In warm weather, the patio's the people-watching place to be.
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hours Open Today · 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Chevron
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
location 5103, 1115 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302, USA phone +1 303-440-6699 website riffsboulder.com directions Get Directions
Known For
Outdoor seating
Lunch
Google Reviews
4.4
(159)
My husband had looked this place up to try our first night out here. The atmosphere was warm and modern. Our server was a blast. Beer was good. Food was great. I’d recommend this place for couples or a few friends.
Brittany Mesa · February 12, 2018
Love coming here for lunch! Just a quick walk down. Their Lemonade is a great non-alcoholic option. Very happy with service and the food is excellent!
Boulder Canyon Dental · March 30, 2018
Came to Riffs after realizing the restaurant we intended to go to is closed for the holiday... but we definitely found a gem! I rarely give 5 stars for review, but when I do — it means it’s really great! The atmosphere was great for couples or small group dinner. The waiter recommended “Hindsight 20/20” (red wine) for us and it was simply marvelous! There’s complexity and it has a great aroma. Their food goes beyond amazing! We ordered steam mussels, roasted carrot salad, lemon and thyme chicken, and grill Hawaiian Ono. Each dish was a perfection to me. Their pumpkin creme brûlée with ginger adding the spice and texture was a great surprise. I am really tempted to come back again when I return to Boulder in 2 weeks!
William Chan · December 30, 2017