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Boulder Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Traveling for the holidays? Or maybe you just want to get out of doing dishes. If you're looking for a place to dine out in Boulder for Thanksgiving or Christmas, the restaurants below would gladly host you (and clean up after you, too). 

Please note, reservations are always recommended for holiday dining.

Thanksgiving  |  Christmas Eve  |  Christmas Day 

Open on Thanksgiving Day

Hotel Boulderado Thanksgiving Buffet
Seasonally prepared buffet and dessert menu on the historic mezzanine.

Boulder Cork
Traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Open 12-7pm. Reservations highly recommended.

Centro Mexican Kitchen
Thanksgiving specials in-house and options for take-and-bake at home. Open 11:30am-9pm.

Chautauqua Dining Hall
Open, special holiday family-style menu.

The Corner Bar at Hotel Boulderado
Full menu and Thanksgiving specials. Open 11am-11pm.

Greenbriar Inn
Traditional Thanksgiving buffet. Open 11:30am-7pm (reservations required).

Jill’s Restaurant at St. Julien Hotel and Spa
Thanksgiving Day brunch 10am-3pm and a set menu in the dining room 4-9pm.

The Kitchen
Open noon-8pm.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Salt Bistro
Open noon-9pm.

Spruce Farm and Fish at Hotel Boulderado
Full menu and Thanksgiving specials. Brunch 7am-2pm. Dinner 3pm-8pm.

Open on Christmas Day

Jill’s Restaurant at St. Julien Hotel and Spa
This restaurant inside the St. Julien Hotel and Spa is an especially festive spot, with a special Christmas tree in the hotel lobby. Brunch and Candlelight Dinner on Christmas Day.

Hotel Boulderado Christmas Buffet
Gather under a spectacular, stained-glass ceiling on the historic mezzanine, around the beautifully adorned 28-foot Christmas tree, and enjoy a sumptuous holiday menu.

Hotel Boulderado Christmas Tree

The Corner Bar at the Hotel Boulderado
Open Christmas Day

Spruce Farm and Fish at the Hotel Boulderado
Open for brunch and dinner Christmas Day  

Open on Christmas Eve

Jill’s Restaurant at St. Julien Hotel and Spa
This restaurant inside the St. Julien Hotel and Spa is an especially festive spot, with a special Christmas tree in the hotel lobby.

Spruce Farm and Fish at the Hotel Boulderado
Open Christmas Eve 

Aloy Thai
Open Christmas Eve

Chautauqua Dining Hall
Open Christmas Eve

Corrida
Open Christmas Eve

Frasca Food & Wine
Special Christmas Eve "Feast of the Seven Fishes" Dinner
Five courses of upscale seafood-based fare. $215 per person with an optional wine pairing

Greenbriar Inn
Special Christmas Eve buffet, 4-8:30pm

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
Open Christmas Eve

The Kitchen
Open Christmas Eve

Mateo Restaurant Provencal 
Open Christmas Eve

Oak at Fourteenth
Open Christmas Eve with a special a la carte menu, 4-8pm

Post Brewing Co.
Open Christmas Eve

West End Tavern
Open Christmas Eve

Boulder restaurant owners, let us know if you have holiday meal service and are not listed above! Email Abbie Youngs to have your restaurant added.