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Sugarbeet Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sugarbeetrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (303) 651-3330
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Executive Chef: Seth Witherspoon
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We can accommodate a private event for a variety of group sizes from ten guests to seventy guests in one of our two dining rooms
  • Private Party Contact: Justine Witherspoon (720) 684-7890

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 2nd Avenue
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Our building has a private lot with parking surrounding the entire building. Additional parking is located on the west and north sides of the building.
A word from Sugarbeet
Our locally owned restaurant offers a refreshing collection of Seasonal American Cuisine in an intimate and contemporary setting. Our seasonally changing menu emphasizes Owner/ Chef Seth Witherspoon’s creativity and his passion for using the freshest ingredients possible. In addition to supporting local growers and ranchers, we grow our own produce! Join us for a memorable evening of delicious food with friends. In addition to our warm and inviting dining rooms, we have outdoor seating on our patios when weather permits. We can accommodate your next group function and can help you with a personalized menu for your event. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Diner Reviews
  • "THis will be our third time here. We always have very nice dinners here. My only comments are that most of the portions are so big, it would be easy to split them. We ended up taking almost half of our dinners home. For some reason this time, the meal seemed to be lacking some of the 'specialness' that we have had our other times...not too much - but - just a little. Maybe this was just an off night."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We really like the service, food and wine selection"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "My $40 steak was charred and the excuse was the other cook left early to watch fireworks, not cool. We ate half because we had no choice, they only offered to take half off the steak price."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I wanted a half way point between FoCo and Boulder to meet daughter-30 min from FoCo. ---great spot, will be back. Loved the different items, huge portions, and fun vibe. Great combinations in the dishes."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "1st time customers. From the moment we stepped in, we were treated with respect, gracious hostess and manager made us feel like they were GLAD we came, were given choice of inside or outside dining. Food was excellent, specials were varied and well explained, portions were plentiful (usually never take home leftovers but did this time). Waitress (Elissa) was MARVELOUS!! There when you needed her, did not hover, good wine paring, everything was great with the exception of the noise level. Too many hard surfaces for noise to bounce off."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I went back a second time based on the great experience I had the first. This time, however, the noise level was terrible. You had to nearly shout to be heard accross the table. Additionally the restaurant was very warm, to the point of being uncomfortable, perhaps partly due to the full house that night. The big disappointment was the food. We both had the evening special, yellow tail tuna. I specifically asked if it would be sushi rare and was assured by the staff that it would, my serving was dry, half the size of my friend's serving and well done. It looked to me like I got the remains of the day. Since my first visit was very good, I'll give them another chance. The staff and service was great."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Excellent overall--food, service, ambience. Eclectic modern American cusune describes the menu very well. Venture to Longmont."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Recently, we had dinner with friends at Sugarbeet and enjoyed most of the experience. The food was pricey but awesome. The wine list was great. The service was amazing (Thank you Deb!). But, there was a screaming kid at the table next to us. This is not really Sugarbeet's fault; what parent brings a screaming 2-year old to a fancy restaurant? Folks, please.. next time go to McDonald's with the kids. if you want to come to a place where adults can meet, dine, share a drink and conversation, try out Sugarbeet. Just watch out for the kids!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Great food and service. The rib eye was very good along with the peanut butter pie. Wish the dining room was more quiet. Perhaps we will sit on the bar side on our next visit."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "My husband and I wanted "grown up" food for my birthday dinner and Sugarbeet certainly fit the bill. We started with the PorkBelly over grits with Cajun BBQ sauce. OMG- we wanted to lick the plate. It was delicious and perfect. We followed with a caprese salad - light and lovely. And our entrees were delicious too. We will definitely return for another special occasion."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Had high expectations so we were slightly disappointed. Food was ok. We had two appetizers, a large salad, two entrees to split (had to send one back for being served only lukewarm). Halibut entree was decent sized, cooked nicely but too dry. Brussel sprouts appetizers were not tender........too chewy. There were four of us and we each had two glasses of wine......total bill with tip close to $200 so not inexpensive."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We are lucky to have a restaurant the caliber of Sugerbeet here in Longmont! Great continental cuisine, knowledgeable staff, at affordable pricing--perfect for special occasions or simply a great meal with friends. The name refers to Longmont's past as sugerbeet farmland and the location is near the old sugarbeet plant and rail shipping docks. Real old-town in the midst of re-development. Will return often!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "We booked this restaurant based on great reviews for our 32nd anniversary and were excited to be celebrating our special night at a new place. We told them it was our anniversary when we made the reservation - no mention of it by the hostess or our waitress that evening. I have a severe food allergy to lentils, and asked if one vegetable could be substituted for another that was already on the night's menu, given that I wasn't sure of the nature of a certain bean included in my entree's presentation. A $2.00 substitution charge was added to the bill - not a big deal moneywise, but really? Insulting and am I to feel guilty that I was born with this allergy? The substituted vegetable was one that was already prepared in the kitchen."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Longmont is very lucky to have a classic restaurant that consistently provide excellent food and service every time, with an ever changing menu that makes it fun and exciting every time that you go. The chef is creative and continues to challenge himself which means that we as consumers win! I hope they never change this formula!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Alyssa took excellent care of us; our meals were outstanding. Truly enjoyable!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "If you are a foodie this is the place to go. Sugarbeet consistently provides high-quality food prepared in interesting and innovative ways using seasonal ingredients. We've been huge fans for years."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We came because we heard everything was locally brought in. And they were right. We loved the ambiance. We loved the service. And we loved that there wasn't a huge menu to look over. Seasonal items only, and their were outstanding. We had the spinach stuffed artichoke appetizer...... Yummy! And the lamb shank..... Mmmmm can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We enjoy a meal at Sugarbeet on special ocassions because it is above our comfortable price range for any more often. It is one of the better restaurants in Longmont."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We were hoping for a nice place to celebrate my birthday, a relatively quiet, unassuming, fine-dining experience with great service. We found it in our first visit to Sugarbeet. The service was great (thanks, Deb!) - she was attentive but knew instinctively when to give us our quiet time. My partner and I were terrifically surprised as things began coming to the table. Exquisitely prepared appetizers from a menu that was not overbearing or intimidating. Our entrees were stunning in their presentation and taste (better even than Boulder's Flagstaff). In the last week we've recommended this unpresumptuous restaurant to our best friends (who all are fine-dining-o-philes like us), perhaps as many as ten times. Please go, and tell your friends."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The food was delicious and the service attentive but not overbearing. A great place to dine!!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Wine was fab, food was excellent, service phenomenal, and quiet enough to have a conversational. An excellent find!!!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "I'm glad we tried this Zagat-recommended restaurant, hidden in Longmont. Fresh fish flown in everyday!- My Halibut was done perfectly, with as much attention paid to the bed of spinach, white beans and red peppers as to everything else. Delicious! Our server was prompt and knowledgeable about the food and the wine. This is our new destination restaurant."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We have heard wonderful things about Sugarbeet from friends and family. After trying it out, we were a little let down. The food was pretty good- but kind of bland. Presentation was fairly upscale, prices were upscale, ambiance was wonderful- but felt the food was lacking. We were intrigued enough to give it one more try, but if we don't leave "wowed" next time, we will save our money for somewhere else. They are attempting to be a Boulder-ish contemporary restaurant and have achieved that in every respect aside from excitement of the food. I have been to numerous places in Boulder with more memorable food at lower cost and equal ambiance."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Set in an unusual spot, this lovely restaurant was really a great treat. Looking forward to going back soon. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Menu would rival any menu anywhere. Very delicious and creatively smart!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "The food was superb!! The Service was great but it was a little loud. Did I say the food was really really good"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I took my parents and wife to Sugar Beet last Friday night. My parents were in town visiting for the first time. We had a wonderful time and good service from the staff. You can tell the place is doing well it was full. The staff seated us on time and service was excellent. We live near Longmont and will come back."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Can't go wrong with Sugarbeet! Ecclectic menu, great selection of wines. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We have been to Sugarbeet several times over the years since it opened. It is our choice for special occasions in Longmont. The restaurant is owned by two women and the service and attention to detail is very good. They serve fresh local grown foods in innovative and tasty recipes. I have not been disappointed once. We have taken out foodie friends from Boulder and they raved about it. Their lamb shank is very good as is their steak. The atmosphere is nice and they have a nice wine list and open bar. Try it sometime. You will be glad you did!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Outstanding service and excellent food. My family enjoyed the appetizers/salad and entrees with no complaints. My son and daughter actually said they could try anything on the menu since it all sounded so good. Our waiter knew the specials and menu very well and was enthusiastic with recommendations. Overall a wonderful dinning experience"
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Sugarbeet is a wonderful dining experience from beginning to end! Delicious food, great staff, quiet and relaxing. We didn't feel rushed as we enjoyed our appetizer, scrumptious salad and fabulous entree. Outstanding wine suggestion by our server. All in a a very enjoyable dining experience."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "The food was outstanding and the service perfect. My only negative would be that the portions were a bit too large. The server could have warned us that the salads were very large and could have been shared by two with more then enough each. I will certainly return again, it is a very good special occasion choice."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "The food was wonderful! My husband and I have been wanting to come for awhile and it was our ten year wedding anniversary so what better occasion to do so!"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Arrived a little early greet very warmly. Waitress was very attentive. The food was excellent and very large portions. Would strongly recommend for any occasion. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Had the grilled shrimp and Barbeque Ribs, both were excellent and quite enough for a full meal. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We have eaten at Sugarbeet several times and are always very pleased with the warmth of the service and the quality of the food. The menu changes but each item is unique and delicious. I had the short ribs in a Carolina mustard sauce -- meat falling off the bone, just enough bite to the sauce -- wow! It was served on a bed of kale and black-eyed peas which was really nice. My husband had the grilled shrimp which was outstanding. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I took my wife here for her birthday. She is a vegetarian, so it is difficult to find places that create something other than vegetables in pasta. Sugar Beets had a nice selection for her to choose from starting with the Spinach and artichoke appetizer, Soup/salad and an exotic mushroom pasta that was unique and tasted very good even to a carnivore like me. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "My wife and I and another couple had dinner at Sugarbeet and, as usual, enjoyed it very much. We started with the crab and corn bisque, which was excellent. Four our main courses, my wife had lamb, two of us had the grouper special and the fourth member of our party had halibut. All of us were very satisfied with our meals, and the Sauvignon Blanc we had matched the dinners perfectly. My only (minor) complaint about the grouper is that the tomato mixture on top was very cold, which detracted from the warmth of the meal. The service at Sugarbeet is always top notch, attentive without being intrusive - and very responsive to our every request. All four of us are from Boulder, so we have plenty of choices here, but we enjoy Sugarbeet too."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "The Sugarbeet is in kind of an out-of-the-way location. I pass it several times a week, and was really intrigued to try it. It was better than I expected! Very gourmet - the menu changes quarterly, plus nightly specials. It was great for date night!"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Everything was excellent, as usual! Best food in Longmont hands down."
    Dined on 5/2/2014