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Greenbriar Inn, The

4.6
2056 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
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 1200 label award-winning wine cellar.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
American, Continental
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm; Bar & Patio Menu Tuesday - Sunday 5pm to close; Happy Hour Tuesday - Sunday 5pm-7pm; Champagne Sunday Brunch: 10am - 1pm
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Phone number
(303) 440-7979
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Martin Woods
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Private party facilities
We have several private dining rooms as well as two outdoor garden patios and can accommodate weddings, business functions, and events from 10 to 250.
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Private party contact
Kathi Jo Betsinger: (888) 289-1502
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hwy 36 & Lefthand Canyon
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Join us for brunch or dinner on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Our champagne brunch will be served from 10am to 2:30pm, is $49 pp and includes unlimited champagne and sparkling cider. Dinner begins at 6pm and will feature our wonderful seasonal dinner menu.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 2056 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.7
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4.3
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 4 days ago

I don't think a great chef has to be avant-garde. Quality food, beautiful presentation and superior service makes a meal special. Disappointing not to have at least one lamb choice.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The food was delicious, exceptional flavor, and ambiance. It was a special occasion and we were treated like celebrities. Truly a wonderful experience.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

A nice drive in the country for a sumptuous Sunday brunch/feast. Mostly simple with a few daring twists. Cheerful staff and a charming place

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Loved The food. Steak was the most tender i ever remember eating. Great/attentive wait staff. Went for our anniversary and we were offered a complimentary glass of champagne. Very nice. Beautiful grounds and scenic views. Great place for a wedding or reception.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

I enjoy the Sunday Brunch every time and the bloody Mary's are very tasty

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

I love the feel of this place. Sunday Brunch is always a favorite. Dinner atmosphere is excellent also.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The Easter Buffet was everything we could have asked for and more!

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

The service is always excellent and I love how they change their menu according to the season! Beef Wellington is always a good choice!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We had Brunch and it was great food, great service, beautiful location, nicely displayed, good selection, good champagne, and a very reasonable price

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Incredible, top-notch experience here at Greenbriar, all around. Delectable and artistically presented food, expertly recommended drink pairings, and classy service at every turn. Once in a lifetime experience, I definitely recommend adding this place to your bucket list. You won't be disappointed!

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3.0Dined on March 19, 2018

We have been dining at the Greenbriar for more than 40 years and sadly this time we were disappointed. The food was just not up to their usual standards - actually not even close. We hope it was just an off night and will certainly try again. We understand there is a new chef - and sincerely hope he improves.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

It was a beautiful evening, spent with good friends, enjoying the opportunity to relax and catch-up. The service and hospitality were exceptional. The food and wine were outstanding. A very special place!

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

We had a lovely Thursday night get together with friends. The food was excellent, the service was exceptional.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

My sweetheart took me along with 4 others to Greenbriar for my birthday.
Everything was outstanding, including the martinis that some of our friends ordered for a pre-dinner drink. I asked for black napkins and they did have them - always a sign of a more up-scale restaurant for me!
Beef Wellington was a standout, as was the Oxtail Tagliatelle, Filet & Chicken prepared 3 ways. Four of us enjoyed the Caesar salad that was prepared table side.
For dessert I was offered a free one, and chose the Bananas Foster, which was also prepared table side. My only criticism would be too much brown sugar and too little rum.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

The Greenbriar has been a “go to” for me for years. Always delicious and unique.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Wonderful, personal service by everyone on the wait staff!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

It is always a treat to have Sunday Brunch at the Greenbriar. We were there for my mom's 84th birthday. I called ahead because she loves Lemon Meringue Pie and I wanted to bring one or ask if they could make one that I could purchase. The Greenbriar staff made the pie and it was fantastic and it made my sweet mom so happy! The service was excellent and we will look forward to celebrating other special occasions at the Greenbriar!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great atmosphere and the service was wonderful! Food was well prepared and presented.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Lovely birthday dinner for my daughter. One of our favorites for years!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Everyone was very attentive,
Our waiter Steve excellent interpersonal skills. Been here before and much enjoyed
The place.

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4.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Began with a bowl of Pear Apple Soup which was very beautifully presented and was amazing, both flavour and texture. The baguette bread I had was very hard; I ended up with the last bread of the day and it had dried into a brick. The pecan bread was very good on the other hand. For my entree, I selected the NY strip w/ greens and celery root. Steak was cooked to temp but was a bit tougher cut than I expected and there was a rather large gristle and fat piece left on it. Good flavour. The greens and celery root did not complement the meal for my taste. I didn't think they were matched well. For dessert, I chose the panna cota. Very nice presentation and wonderful delicate flavours. And the Server was Briana who was absolutely OUTSTANDING!! She was prompt, pleasant, knowledgeable, friendly, patient and everything else you'd expect and many others you don't expect.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Great anniversary dinner during Denver Restaurant Week. Quiet, romantic. Great food. Outstanding service.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Food, service and ambiance were excellent.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We went for Denver Restaurant Week, and I will definitely be returning. Our meal started with a liver pate and crustini that was very good. I had oysters that were delicious and they were served with a cucumber granita that was great. My wife had the pear soup with blue cheese - this was incredible - we may try to recreate it at home, although I fear we will fall short. My main course was the ricotta gnocchi that was the best I have ever tasted. It was light and delicious and I had to fight my wife off because she tasted it and kept coming back for more. The desserts were very good, especially the Panna Cotta. The only downside to the entire evening was my wife's main course, linguini and clam sauce - The pasta was a bit thick (but it is house made on the premises), which we could forgive, but where was the garlic? It definitely needed more garlic for our tastes, and they also used a bit too much lemon. We will definitely return for the great service, ambiance, and good food, I think we will probably both have the gnocchi - it was that good!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

All around great, a wonderful experience, do not miss this place.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

It was a snowy evening on my wife's birthday. Sitting by the windows with the lighted trees and huge snowflakes, it was magical.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Great experience. It was snowing out and the atmosphere is beautiful there. The beef carpaccio was superb and the gnocchi is incredible; they are the softest pillows and the flavorings accompanying the dish were wonderful.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We have been eating here for over 40 yrs and have always experienced excellent food and service, and knowledgeable staff. The menu is refreshed seasonally with items from the onsite garden but the long-time staples are still available. Highly recommend for a special dinner, or casual dining in bar or patio.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We had a wonderful birthday celebration with our son. It was snowing heavily and so beautiful in the dining room with the windows. The food was wonderful, especially the ricotta gnocchi. A spectacular wine list. Our server, Devin, was great!!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The Greenbriar Inn does the best buffet brunch in town. The restaurant and staff are very welcoming. It's tucked under the Boulder foothills in an older, charming building. The food is high quality and plentiful. There are three serving tables: salads, hot, and dessert. The hot table has a wonderful array that includes waffles, blintzes, salmon, turkey, beef, quiche, and much more. But, make sure you leave room to taste some of the yummy desserts, such as bread pudding, mousse, cheesecake, chocolates, brownies, etc. And to increase your dining pleasure, consider adding the bottomless champagne. Cheers!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

This beautiful place is absolutely amazing, and I highly suggest all parties to try it. The ambience, food and service is all astounding. Can't wait to get back to The Greenbriar Inn

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Food was interesting and well prepared; top notch sauces. Staff was professional and helpful. Old style European décor is tasteful. it is a trek from Boulder but worth it especially for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

What a great experience. Seated very promptly, atmosphere was perfect, service was good and food was delicious.

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We heard good things about the Greenbriar Inn. We thought food was good but food over priced. We sat next to loud group. The server was almost as loud as the guest and she did not seem to know about the menu.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

First time here and all I can say was outstanding. Our server was extra ordinary prepping both the Caesar salads for our starter and for dessert banana’s foster. Both my wife and our main entree was delightful.

This is one of those unwise out of the way places you find that I will definitely be coming back.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Valentines. In time for reservation but waited 10 minutes to get seats with open tables. Another 10 minutes for first contact with server. After that everything was very good.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Wonderful Valentine menu, lots of thought to detail like the macaroons in a small gift box to take home.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Although located north of Boulder, on the way to Lyons, Greenbriar is always worth the drive. It is an upscale country inn, serving gourmet fare, but maintaining a casual atmosphere. One would be as comfortable here in dressy attire as in more everyday casual clothes. The service is always exceptional--professional but very friendly and helpful. In our opinion Greenbriar is one of Boulder's best. Go for broke, with table-side preparation of either Caesar salad (best in Boulder) or Beef Tartare as well as table-side flaming bananas Foster. This being Valentine's Day, the menu was pre-fixe, so more limited, but still worth the visit. The wine list is endless. We always leave with regrets for not having been here sooner and more often. We'll work on that.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great fixed price meal with superb service

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Consistently producing superb meals, outstanding wines, and a comfortable visually pleasing environment. Recommended for Christmas Eve and Valentines Day...a sure winner! Also, a great place to dine for any occasion.

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