Reviews & Awards

The following reviews and awards underscore the Boulder Cork’s commitment to providing the highest quality fine dining experience.

Reviews

Boulder Cork | Wine Spectator | Award of Excellence

Wine Spectator honors The Boulder Cork with The Award of Excellence for its wine lists that offer a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style..
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“The Cork is a special place. It’s locally owned and operated by people who care and know how to run a successful enterprise. Your happiness and return patronage is what keeps the Cork going.” Read more.
– Stephen L. Brauns, Indulge Magazine


OpenTableOpenTable.com diners voted the Boulder Cork onto the OpenTable Diners’ Choice lists for May 2009! Read more.
– OpenTable


“The Cork’s teriyaki steak has been on the menu for three decades, and the to-die-for short ribs that came later are lightly floured, seared and slow-braised with abundant aromatics.”
– Claire Walter, Edible Front Range Magazine


“While I wasn’t surprised by the steak’s butter-knife tenderness, I didn’t expect the depth and richness of flavor, which was more pleasingly earthy than typical restaurant beef.” Read More.
– Clay Fong, Boulder Weekly

Awards

TripAdvisor.com’s prestigious Certificate of Excellence recognized the Boulder Cork for consistently earning outstanding feedback from TripAdvisor travelers in 2014!

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TripAdvisor.com honored the Boulder Cork again in 2016 with a Certificate of Excellence because of routinely positive reviews by TripAdvisor travelers.

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The Daily Camera presented the 2015 Boulder County Gold Award to the Boulder Cork for Best American Cuisine.

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OpenTable.com diners chose the Boulder Cork as the winner for the 2015 OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award.

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Boulder Weekly voters named the Boulder Cork as winner for Best Business Lunch and runner-up for Best Restaurant Dessert in the 2016 Best of Boulder.

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