Spruce Farm & Fish
The bar offers espresso drinks, an extensive selection of wines, and locally sourced spirits and craft beers. Happy-hour specials are available from 3 - 6 pm daily and include seasonal small plates and fresh cocktails.
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Happy hour is terrific, and a bargain. We enjoyed the prime rib sliders and crispy brussels sprouts and cauliflower. When you go at that time, it's not too noisy, and just delightful. Wait staff was helpful and prompt.
We were staying at The Boulderado so we tried the restaurant. It was very nice. My husband loved his prime rib, said it was one of the best he’d ever had. I had the ribeye. It was fine, nothing special. Would recommend and probably return, but I would try something besides the ribeye.
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Sam our wait person was absolutely outstanding! The food was wonderful. Three of us had trout which was prepared perfectly. Two of our guests were vegetarians. Their choices were few. Strange to discover the lack of vegetarian offerings.
Great food! Wonderful happy hour and our server was awesome!
Great food especially the lamb.
Great diverse menu. Nice service.
Food was good quality and well prepared, but not especially creative. (We weren't expecting "creative" so that wasn't a surprise. No molecular gastronomy here, which is fine with us.) Waitperson was well informed about the wine options. Wine menu was fairly broad but some of the prices were over the top. Room sound levels were comfortably low. Air conditioning was a bit aggressive.
Great wide selection for everyone to enjoy. Service by Taylor was great. Ambience, food, and service was perfect!
Prime rib hash was delicious. Great service and nice table. Server was great. Manager came by and checked in on our table.
Best lamb lollipops ever, along with broccolini and fingerling potatoes. Absolutely fantastic
Another great experience. Good food. Good service.
Excellent food, cocktails and service! Beautiful interior.
Very pleasant dining at SpruceFarm and Fish. I have dined here on several occasions, brunch and lunch. Great service, food and atmosphere.
Charming ambiance, great food. Options ranging from savory to healthy. Great service. Recommend.
Wonderful section of Boulder, located in the Boulderado Hotel. The food was excellent. We had the Striped Bass Fish and Chips - delicious. The Trout was perfectly prepared and the Prime Rib was excellent. The Deviled Eggs were outstanding and beautifully presented. A lot of history at the Boulderado Hotel, including the License No. 1 Bar, a must-see.
Great food, service and an awesome location in Boulder!
Salad was very good, Lamb shank was disappointed. Lamb shank was not in a whole piece of cross cut but a small diced pieces. Will love it if it is not cut up meat.
Great room, good service, fair prices. Special setting in the old hotel.
What a beautiful building with so much history! We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. The food was very good, the staff was extremely friendly and efficient and the ambience was outstanding. We would return for sure!
The food and ambiance are great. No problem having a conversation without yelling which seems to be rare these days. The wine list although small had both a white and a red that my wife and I enjoyed. We also discovered on the Friday night we were there there was a Jazz Trio playing in the hotel lounge that was very good. We will be back!!
Spruce F & F has a widely varied menu, and our group took advantage of that. All of the food was terrific. The atmosphere and service were terrific. Highly recommended.
The drinks on the sidewalk table were great and dinner in th restaurant was great. Nice decor. Great food wonderful service
Spruce Farm and Fish is a lovely restaurant in the Hotel Boulderado but it’s much better than typical hotel restaurants. Great ambience, very extensive and varied menu and efficient service. Located on the Pearl Street mall in Boulder, perfect for an after dinner stroll!
Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts was delicious as was the burger and salad. Quiet during lunch time.
We enjoyed our meal and the restaurant very much.
We enjoyed Spruce Farm, located on the first floor of the Hotel Boulderado. The food was excellent from start to finish. Our service was a little spottier - starting out very weak (we waited nearly 10 minutes for our waiter to acknowledge us) but it improved throughout the course of the meal. We were also seated at a very narrow table, very close to a walkway – not exactly the quiet location I had hoped for and requested since it was our anniversary. That said, the food was absolutely delicious - making up for the challenging service and weak seat location.
Always a pleasure to deal with professionals at this delightful place. The Hotel Boulderado has a real draw here!
We had high hopes for a wonderful dinner before heading to Boulder Theater for a show. The menu was interesting with a wide range of items. The service was slow, and the server said twice "I'll be right with you" and then after about 10 minutes made it to our table. I ordered the $33.00 Halibut over risotto special. I really wanted a protein/veggie high nutrition meal, but did not see a good option. The halibut piece was tiny, 1.5 " x 4.5", which for the price seemed terribly small. The risotto had a lot of beautiful flavors, but it was just too much starch for me. My husband had steak and fries, and he enjoyed his fries, but the steak could have been from Denny's. I tasted his fries and thought they were too old and chewy, but I am spoiled by the fries over at the Southern Sun. For the price, this restaurant does not offer the food and service we prefer. Now we know why there were so many reservation slots available at the last minute on Open Table. Next time, I'll just head to the pub at the Boulderado, instead of the more expensive restaurant.
i love coming here, the food quality, the atmosphere, the quietness, overall a lovely experience
My wife and I enjoyed our evening! The mussels and the steak and fries were delicious. The gluten free bread was amazing. The service, the ambience the value and quality of the food was wonderful. Thank you!
Tasty well-priced dinner with GF options. Quiet sitting on the "porch" area.
Great meal and lovely setting in the lobby of Boulderado hotel.
Had a deal for a discounted bottle of wine. Our waiter recommended a wine which we went with, and it was a perfect choice! Dinner was fabulous, oysters fresh, rolls hot. When there was an issue with my dish they didn’t hesitate to replace it with something else, and even offered for us to take it home since they would just toss it anyway.
Overall wonderful experience. They always have very friendly staff and delicious fresh and tender seafood.
Fantastic food, charming decor, wonderful staff. We will definitely be back!
Everything ok but not great. One entree, the prime rib, was super tough but manager credited it.
The truffle fries and Rocky Mountain Trout were very good. The ambiance was nice and service was great!
We had Sunday breakfast and sat on the porch. The entire hotel is beautifully restored. Our food was excellent, as was the service. We will definitely dine here again!
Food and service was disappointing.
I called ahead to confirm that this was a business dinner for 6 persons and I was very happy with the response I received over the phone. Upon arrival, we were shown to a nice table, and the privacy it offered for business discussion was very much appreciated. However, it took over 20 minutes before our waiter showed up for drink orders. After waiting for our drinks to arrive, we placed our dinner orders. Two persons ordered the prime rib special and requested "medium-well". One person requested no potato with the steak, but double veggies. Both prime ribs came out bloody rare, and the waiter indicated "the chef informs me these are medium". Medium is pink in the middle, not bleeding blood. Again, both persons requested medium-well. The steak with no potato showed up with 4 stalks of asparagus...implying that only 2 stalks should have arrived, and 4 stalks is considered a "double veggie" order. Once the meals were served, the waiter was a no-show for 30 minutes. Several people wanted additional drinks, and had to wait 30 minutes and then ask for second drinks, the waiter did not inquire about additional drinks. Much later, we were asked if we were interested in dessert, instead of being offered dessert menus, we waited an additional 5 minutes for the dessert menus. After dessert was served, the waiter was not to be found. One of us had to go look for him to get the dinner tab. After the credit card was pulled out and put on the tab, another one of us had to go hand the tab and credit card to the waiter. At no point did we get anything like an apology or acknowledgement about the slow service, there was one comment about "we're really busy tonight". There were 2 other tables with diners in the porch area, not exactly busy. Honestly, this was not a good experience and I was embarrassed at what should have been a memorable meal turned out to be one to be remembered for the wrong reason. Mediocre would be a compliment for this experience.
Nice location in town; service staff was very nice; food was ok not bad just ok; sorbet was super bland