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Greenbriar Inn, The

4.6
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2626 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Opened in 1967, The Greenbriar Inn is an elegant restaurant, tavern and private event space located in the north Boulder countryside and nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. The surrounding 20 acres features two ponds, striking woodland, and thriving vegetable, fruit, and flower gardens. The cuisine focuses on seasonal, American classics and is complimented by a 900 label award-winning wine cellar.

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
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 2626 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.7
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DianeM
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been dining at The Greenbriar for several years. It is always fantastic. The food is extraordinary. The service is outstanding. For any occasion, it is perfect. The entire staff makes you feel welcome from the minute you walk thru the door. A very special place.

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RebeccaB
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious brunch items on a menu now d/t COVID. Service is impeccable. Pricy but so worth it for a special occasion!

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SteveH
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The Greenbriar Inn was an amazing place to spend an evening and have dinner. I went there for my anniversary and they provided us with complementary Champagne. The service was great as well; our server was very kind and knowledgeable about the menu items. The staff was very helpful and inviting.

The atmosphere was very warm and comfortable. I felt very at ease being there and did not feel rushed at all to leave. The grounds of the restaurant were also very nice, and I see myself coming back here for many special occasions in the future. There were so many great things on the menu I wanted to try! The gnocchi, Old Fashioned, and the bass special were very good! My significant other also enjoyed her filet!

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vipVickiL
Denver
23 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Greenbriar never disappoints! The ambiance, the service and incredible presentation and food makes the Greenbriar Inn our favorite Colorado front range restaurant.

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TimE
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a great time at Greenbriar, we sat outside as far as possible from the road, the road gets a little noisy. The food was great and the service was great!

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Hollie
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service was impeccable. The true essence of a fine dining experience. Kudos toCliff.
The ambience was just lovely in the garden room.
This is where I will always ask to sit, a beautiful compromise of temperature, and view out the windows.
The taste of all the food was spot on.
It could have been a bit warmer when served, but it was a pretty busy evening.
W have already reserved another date to come in, will try a Sunday brunch this time.
I have recommended this restaurant to 2 of my friends already

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Debbie
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated a birthday, took a chance trying a restaurant we've never been to - nor were we referred. It was an excellent choice and so glad we went!
The staff was wonderful, food was delicious, atmosphere welcoming. Try it!

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Chris
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely brunch. Food and service were excellent. We had planned go sit outside but it was too cold so management had to scramble to move outside brunch searing requests to tables inside. They handled this process flawlessly and we were not kept waiting for our reservation time.

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gromit
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We have been to the greenbriar before and perfect in everyway wih incerdible food and service. But not this time and a bit sad as we ampted it up to our freinds. Despite plenty of staff service slower but it was mostly our server, on the bright side we spent less on drinks as couldn't get more. Really down to the server not really 'seeing' empty plates and empty glasses despite walking past all the time. A lot of the food out of 'stock' becuase of a wedding party. The food we had was average but last time it was amazing. The tasting platter to start was just bizarre, we had no idea what we were eating and not bread or crackers to eat the 'piles of stuff' with.
Duck was the best and the creme brulee for desert amazing. The tasting platter kinda took away our appetites. A lady with a very loud voice came over to apologise that we had complained about the heater not working, when we poiltely told her we hadn't said a word she kept going and going on about this heater and said it must have been us. Nothing would deter her from her mission. So maybe hit this place on a good night.

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RaquelB
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

One of my favorite brunch places in Boulder! The place is beautiful (tons of outdoor seating) and the food is delicious. The inn is located by the main road so it can be loud sometimes (though that wasn't a problem for us). The staff is always super nice.

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vipebony1ivory
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love going to Greenbriar Inn. It's been a "home away from home" for at least the last 10 years. The new Brunch format is great. It's a way of ordering exactly what you want. There could be no better staff than at the Greenbriar Inn. We will continue to go there for brunch or dinner as long as they are there!

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always go to Greenbriar when I visit my boys from Boston
Never disappoints
Great service great food

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BaileyFamily
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were very pleased to see that one of Boulder's landmark fine dining establishments is up and running so well. For the fine dining category, the value is great and the atmosphere so relaxing in such a beautiful outdoor setting. We hope to be able to return to this special place for many years to come.

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Spinboy37
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our anniversary and had wonderful service, food, and the ambiance was lovely.

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SteveL
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing, the place, the food, the service, everything!

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JKL16
Denver
20 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, our dinner experience at The Greenbriar was wonderful. 5 of us sat outside on the lawn and enjoyed great food and service. The only downside to eating outdoors is the proximity to 2 main roads, so the traffic noise can sometime be quite loud. Thanks to Phil and his staff for a nice evening.

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RandyO
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was very good.

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BruceH
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Greenbriar is unique. The staff are well versed in their trade and provide great service. The food is beyond comparison. At the brunch we shared our entree and all but literally licked the plates clean.

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ChristinaM
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great Place to eat. The food is always good. Brunch is not as fun during Covid because of the lack of options and up charge. However, the service is always amazing.

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Boulderp
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed our meals, service was fantastic, very friendly and the ambience was perfect. We were seated in a corner near flowers, hummingbirds, very green. Will go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice experience. Great pairings and nice atmosphere. Highly recommend.

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MaggieInTheMtns
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

GB was very sweet and immediately asked if we were celebrating anything. We were, and we were greeted with bubbles! Our waitress was also extremely sweet and knowledgeable. Only suggestion is to get another heater on the grassy part of the patio. It got a little chilly after 7.

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viptxaggie11
Dallas
22 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great birthday dinner Saturday evening! We were able to sit outside and did the tasting menu with wine pairings. The food tasted extremely fresh and everything was delicious. We can't wait to go back!

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mia99
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Donald was our waiter and he was great. The food and service were outstanding. We sat outside and it was a delightful evening.

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KevinG
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every staff member wash polite, efficient, and professional.
The food was special.
And the atmosphere was perfect for an anniversary celebration.

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HeidiP
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible service and ambience. The food was impeccable. We can't wait to visit again.

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RolandoR
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My fiancee and I had an intimate dinner on the sweetheart table. It was Sunday night and the chef had prepared a 4 course meal with an optional wine pairing for every course. The theme was Colorado ingredients. What an amazing experience. The staff was courteous, delightful and they even gave us a tour of their wine cellar!!

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NancyS
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service and food. Perfect experience for a special occasion!

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MichaelB
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect as usual! My wife ended up not feeling well because of tall the smoke in the air. and they were very helpful and understanding! We’ll be back soon!

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Gingerbear
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great experience at the Green Briar. Good food and excellent service. Staff very accommodating to the difficulties with indoor dining during Covid. We had initially requested outdoor dining but the wild fires on the other side of the mountain made the air quality unsafe for outdoor dining. Food is good but presentation is a bit precious with foams and schmeers of chocolate . The peach Galette was amazing.

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Breighton
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our brunch here. Staff was helpful and friendly. Incredible ambiance. The owner came over and talked with us for a time -- so personable. Highly recommend the brunch.

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MichaelH
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience5

I love the Greenbriar. Their food is delicious and drinks are generous. The outdoor area was great and well distanced. However the service was ridiculously s-l-o-w. We will still go there but wish they would pull together the speed at which they serve.

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ShawnR
Newcastle
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The Greenbriar continues to be a wonderful choice for an elegant and classy dining experience. We ate on the patio and it was wonderful. The staff are attentive and the safety measures were good. I highly recommend the duck breast or the lamb.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Lovely time spent with friends. Food was wonderful however we were seated close to the garbage & Road. We could not see or smell anything however the noise level was not what we would have preferred.

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JackA
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent food, varied menu, beautiful surroundings, VERY friendly and accommodating
staff

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vipVickiL
Denver
23 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Greenbriar NEVER disappoints. Beautiful ambience, gracious service and always incredible food. We have loved it for years.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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flowineddy
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant never fails to deliver and has become our go-to place for a special occasion or just for a really good meal. Great food, great service and fantastic ambiance. Treat yourself, you won’t regret it.

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JanetM
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

We waited over an hour for our food, but our waitress was awesome as was the food. Definately my favorite go to place in Boulder.

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HeleneL
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful brunch experience! Everything was excellent. Can't wait to go again.

FAQs

Greenbriar Inn, The offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (303) 440-7979.

Greenbriar Inn, The is rated 4.6 stars by 2626 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.