Black Cat

4.8
2874 Reviews
$50 and over
Contemporary American
*Reservations are limited & released weekly each Monday at noon for the following week.

Upon arrival, you will be greeted with hors d’oeuvres and aperitif at our historic farmstead. Explore the restored, historic farm buildings, greenhouse, and working organic farm, or find a private spot to relax.

Dinner is served at private tables in the historic blacksmith barn, garden cabanas, or beneath the patio pergola. The farm hosts up to 10 people per table. ( For larger parties please visit our website for our Private Events Guide)

You will enjoy three courses, family-style, based on the day's bountiful harvest. Fresh salads from the garden, tomatoes still warm from the sun, and heritage pork or lamb roasted over plum wood embers are some of the flavors that await. Wines from our award-winning list, as well as craft beer selections, are available by pre-order delivery.
Cost:$125/pp
6 PM, Mon-Sat, Closed Sun

For More Details: www.blackcatboulder.com
farmdinners@blackcatboulder.com

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2874 people are saying
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Disappointed
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience4

Service was the best feature. Ambiance was ok. Food was mediocre at best. The family style serving of lamb dish was skimpy but that was ok since the lamb meat was tough and fibrous. For a meal of $125/pp not including beverage, tax or tip, the meal was outrageously disappointing. Will not return!

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Sicilianfoodie
Salt Lake City
15 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall4food2service4ambience4

Although a fun and interesting experience having dinner on the farm in a " galss hut with a pot belly stove," the " tasting menu was so overpriced ( $125 per person) and the food did not meet my expectations at all. Having read about the success of their downtown restaurant I though the food would have been great to outstanding. Instead it was merely average. #1- only " 3 courses." the first " course was homemade bread and olive "with herbs" and prosciutto and herb tomato puree. (pretty basic)The second course was " pork stew" and braised squash- this was the best. Course 3 was their farm raised lamb and it was " rolled" and fatty and pretty disappointing. It could have been a delicious lamb stew or lamb roast or lamb chops,or it could have had a mint puree etc. For a non paired tasting menu it was too expensive ( The next night we went to Flagstaff overlooking the city and their tasting menu was $110 and was outstanding and 4 FULL courses and 2 chefs gifts in between.) The dessert , an almond cake, was very good. The overall experience was fun and our server was great but don't expect " tasting menu" 5 star food. Its a basic farm meal. They can do better.

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seth
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience all around. The ambiance, service, wine, and food were all excellent. We will definitely be back!

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MichaelK
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

By far, it was the best dining experience we've had since moving to Colorado. The food wasn't exactly my style, but it was still very impressive and my gf absolutely loved it. Our server Taylor was amazing, the private dining area was perfect and the atmosphere was everything you could hope for. We will definitely be back in the late fall or winter to enjoy the views and experience again!

JA
JennyA
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible experience! I had high expectations for the Farm Dinner and this exceeded our expectations. The service was lovely, ambiance can’t be beat, the food was so good. This is a must do dining experience. Thanks to the Black Cat Team!

TB
TonyB
New England
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The black cat was such an amazing experience. The wires were spectacular, the service was incredible, and the food was delicious.

My fiancé told me this was the best gift I ever got her.

JC
JeffreyC
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place to celebrate my mother’s birthday and our anniversary

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dasboulder
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our 2nd time eating at the Black Cat Farm (since the restaurant stopped serving due to COVID) and we will definitely be back for more. I'm vegan and my wife is gluten free. The staff did a wonderful job preparing a delicious ensemble of dishes that left us both with big smiles and full bellies. Perhaps the best part of the experience is the amazing setting. Meals are served in romantic little glass-walled structures among the flowers and vegetables of the working farm. We just learned that the farm is open year round with individual wood stoves heating each structure. Will definitely come back in the winter to experience the farm in the snow. Highly recommend Black Cat Farm for a special treat!

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Mathieu
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This experience is what farm-to-table dining dreams are made of.

MG
vipMichelleG
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The evening was spectacular- the setting, food, service. It is simply magical and absolutely incredible!!!

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lovegoodfood
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the most special dining experience I have ever had. Starting with driving out to the farm, every minute of our evening was magical. The staff was incredibly attentive. The portions were big and very mindful of our plant based diet. The food was phenomenal and served leisurely allowing time for petting their precious farm dogs, taking in the incredible views and sunset and walking around the grounds. We were all blown away by it!! The most incredible last dinner with our daughter before leaving her at CU Boulder.

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daniell
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Easily would have been a 5 with the old wine pairings and cocktails available. Restaurant was restricted by COVID and the resolution is a little tough and expensive to the customer. Wine orders need to go in by 10am day of your reservation, but there isn’t a menu to work with as it is all prix fixe so you are pairing blindly. There aren’t any wines by the glass currently, so you have a small handful of half and full bottles on premises, which were good versatile choices.

Food was excellent as expected, eating on the farm is amazing in beauty and experience. Wait staff (1 dedicated person) was stellar and refreshingly honest about the wine choices available. Not a sommelier, but she clearly understood wine and has tasted them all. She had clear preferences which I sincerely appreciate. Portions for this kind of dinner were almost family style large, but made to darn near perfection. Prices have gone up a bit since my last visit, but definitely not a deal breaker. Just the realities of dining out these days, especially at a quality place.

The 4 stars was only based on the website/open table lack of clarity about the change in location and the aforementioned wine/liquor issues. Proper wine pairings really were a strength of the black Cat, so it is missed.

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Chaddogg
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I cannot imagine a more beautiful place for a romantic dinner. Just jaw dropping decor and natural beauty, with phenomenal food and service that was top notch but never rushed you. At this price point it needs to be special, and Black Cat Farms exceeded every possible expectation.

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JHOLMES
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience on the farm with great hosts and ambiance.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Black Cat Farm dinner was lovely. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and quick to make sure your experience is all positive. The food was fantastic and there was a lot of it. We enjoyed the evening sunset, the ambiance of the lights once it was dark and the subtle background music.

My only suggestion would be live music during the evening to complete the experience.

Will go back to dine with Black Cat Farm anytime!

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RyanW
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I'm not exaggerating when I say this was one of the best evenings my wife and I have had out

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RuthIe
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an extraordinary experience. Loved the property, the location, the views, the staff was great, met and conversed with the owner which was informative and very nice, loved the animals, my 6 year old cousin got to feed the baby lamb and loved the food! I call it The Black Cat Experience!
All the best to The Black Cat!

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Nina
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding experience, all the food was so fresh and full of flavor. Highly recommended.

MB
MeganB
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

These farm dinners should be on every foodie's bucket list.

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vimspot
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An unforgettable experience. A must do. Beautiful surroundings. Incredible food

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing, lifetime experience. Surpassed expectations, highly advise to anyone and everyone!

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Farley
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This isn't a place you go for dinner. Black Cat is where you go for an experience you will cherish.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our fave restaurant in the whole Boulder area. It's an absolute blast eating outdoors in the cozy little gazebos. The food is amazing and the staff is the friendliest in the world!

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BriannaD
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful place and magical experience. Food was fresh and delicious! Definitely a special occasion place!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We heard about Black Cat from friends in Baltimore and managed to snag a reservation (not easy!). It was well worth it—walking around the farm on which dogs, chickens, ducks roam freely was a fun way to start the evening. Warm friendly servers who explained each dish and truly farm-to-table food with a wide variety of vegetables in the starters, salads, and main dish made for a memorable evening. It’s pricey, but you definitely get an “experience,” not just a meal.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Magical setting to spend an evening. Fabulous service, delicious fresh farm to table meal.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals and overall experiences of our entire life. The farm was gorgeous and the food was spectacular. The service was also perfect.

It felt like a dream.

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CETF
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The bread we ate was harvested from a wheat field 10 feet from our table. The rest of the food was harvested from the farm or locally sourced to fill in the gaps. Amazing 3 course meal. 100% Worth the $$$.

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mountainlion
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I will recommend your farm to everyone I know... We had an amazing experience and so appreciate what you've created.

JA
JordonA
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best dining experience ever. So glad we went here!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing in all aspects.

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JesseE
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

When you go to Black Cat Farm two things stand out beyond anything else, the spectacular setting (watching the sun set behind the foothills as you look out over the grasslands, farmlands, and mountain peaks) and the freshness and quality of the food itself. We were served many unique variations of their produce obviously picked that day - purees of root vegetables, unique leafy salads, pestos, steamed and roasted vegetables and potatoes that were so very sweet. The recipes used were designed to let the taste of the greens and vegetables speak for themselves. We were also served a large plate of pulled lamb belly that was flavored mostly au jus. They readily accommodated a GF person at our table and the service itself was quiet and not intruding. Courses were spaced well allowing time to walk around the farm and just observe your surroundings. If I had any comment to make, I would say that I think the chef could utilize the opportunity of using these wonderfully fresh and unique foods to present more creative and remarkable plates. Nonetheless, the whole evening was a wonderful event.

MH
vipMyHappyPlace
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When Covid forced restaurants to close, they were forced to adapt to stay alive. Black Cat adapted by building private cabanas out at their farm. The experience (and the cabanas) evolved as weather grew cooler, winter arrived, and evolved again as the world made it to a summer of "new normal." This new Black Cat experience is so popular that it has become permanent! Owners Chef Eric and Jill have created the most unique farm-to-table dining experience. Your dinner starts its day in the ground under the Colorado sun, and ends a couple of hundred feet away on a plate turned into the delicious "five star" dishes we've always enjoyed. The food, wine, ambiance, and exceptional service are as great as we remember from the "old" Black Cat, but in a magical place that must be experienced to be believed.

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PattyL
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a wonderful experience. Gorgeous sunset, simple but elegant dining area, excellent food all prepared from the local farm.

PL
PeterL
Minneapolis
1 review