Spruce Farm & Fish

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732 reviews
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Contemporary American
Spruce Farm & Fish serves creative and contemporary brunch and dinner menus utilizing the highest quality ingredients. Brunch is served every day of the week and offers savory items including Jalapeno Cheddar Biscuits with house-made pork green chili to indulgent sweet Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. Partnering with sustainable oyster farms and fisheries, seafood at Spruce is flown in daily. Spruce offers rotating dinner specials, including certified angus beef house smoked prime rib.

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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TL
Denver
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Delightful ambience and great service! They've made some interesting changes to the menu.

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SK
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. Nice menu selection with good choices. Food was prepared well and tasted great. Plating was excellent. Drinks were well made and also f high quality. Service was timely, knowledgeable and balanced with the proper check-in and speed. Definitely would return

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c
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If I could give more than 5 stars for the food, I would. I started with roasted brussels sprouts and cauliflower, which is some of the best I've had, and continued to enjoy every bite after. I'll definitely be back!

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w
Kansas City
13 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My wife and I went there for lunch/brunch. The restaurant is part of the Boulderado hotel, which gives it a lot of charm and character. Service was good, but not intrusive. I had the smoked salmon hash, because it was somewhat different than your typical brunch dish. It was great! My wife had pancakes, and she really enjoyed those. She commented that they were very fluffy. I would recommend the place, and if we go back to Boulder I will certainly consider it for a meal.

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K
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Food was great. Server was great. Messed up my eggs for promptly corrected the situation.

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g
Salt Lake City
7 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice brunch!

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LF
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner on a snowy evening. We felt like we were in a snow globe. Loved the scallops and our waiter was fantastic.

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MK
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Spruce Farm I would second all of that . We had a lovely evening with parents, grandparents and a 10-year old.

Will definitely be back!

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R
Richmond
12 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a 5-person business meal for close colleagues. The service was polite and efficient, ambience relaxing with low noise, and the food was delicious. Recommended.

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c
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

The eggs Benedict was awful! Way overpriced for the quality of food.

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R
Denver
22 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Service was a little slow

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TB
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The food was excellent. The service was okay. I am a single woman and my waiter was pleasant, but he never asked me if I needed anything after my meal was served. There was a lack of attention.

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M
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated our anniversary at Spruce Farm and Fish. The server forgot to get us bread, but oh well. The calamari appetizer was very good. We also shared the small Caesar salad, which the kitchen was gracious enough to split in half for us. I had the rib eye, and it was delicious even though it was not prepared medium-well, the way I ordered it. My husband had the pheasant, which was also quite good. The Key Lime pie was the real star though. Best Key Lime Pie I have ever had!

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M
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love this place to meet for lunch. The "Spruce burger" is excellent, especially with the truffle fries!

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JJ
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Service was much to be desired🔥🔥🔥

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RJ
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, service and live jazz!

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WW
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Unique signature dishes, but well prepared and recognizable. Brunch or lunch at noontime made for great choices. Very reasonable prices. Something for everyone. Great key lime pie.

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S
Denver
51 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

It is a beautiful place with a great menu offering lots of fish and meat. I ordered Tuna and the fish was excellent. The only problem is that the menu failed to mention that the dish includes onions (in fact it was mostly onions, besides the fish).

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EL
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing. Dwayne, our server was fantastic, personable and had great food suggestions. A wonderful early valentines. We'll be back. My husband's only complaint was the food was so good, he ate ate too much.

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y
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

A disappointing standard breakfast meal: two eggs over-easy (not over-medium as ordered), a single piece of toast, three extra-large but chewy and tasteless bacon rashers (where’s the applewood-smoked?!), and some tasty potatoes. Not good value at $12.99.

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H
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very good food! Delicious and accommodated special requests for us. The restaurant is in a beautiful historic hotel in a great walk-to neighborhood. Maybe could dim the lights a bit.

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RB
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

My wife and I enjoy your restaurant very much and come quite often. The ambience and service are always great and food preparation almost always very good, (tho varies at times: we've found the salmon we often order for lunch sometimes a bit over cooked). Please keep up the very good work. We'll be back.

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YB
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great menu options and very good happy hour. We had an early dinner, enjoyed a cocktail and a couple of happy hour apps before the dinner menu started. Service was friendly and attentive, would definitely go back at some point. Food was fresh and high quality.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tonight was great! Service and food and ambiance great all around!

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O
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The waitress seemed to have forgotten we were there. She started strong and finished weakly. Overall, the food was good but the service was sub-par compared to previous visits. Next time, we'll question whether or not we should take the risk. Don't forget about the tables your attending, it's frustrating for the customer.

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DE
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great as usual!

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L
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice menu. Nice place for family meal.

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j
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Unfortunately had a bad experience last night. We waited about 30 minutes before we had anything beyond water at our table. They brought our entrees out and for some reason the server left my wife's entree in front of a chair where no one was sitting and walked away; very strange. We waited so long that we just inhaled the food and left as soon as possible. Not sure if management changed or just under staffed for the night. We will probably wait for some time before coming back because we do like going there.

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SF
New England
55 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic! Clam chowder was to die for. I had the gin gimlet specialty drink which was delicious. Also the trout and wild rice entree. Everything was fresh and beautifully prepared.

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OT
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 4

Sad to say, the food didn't taste very good on this Tuesday night visit. The clam chowder had too much flour, the caesar salad seemed off, my wife's tuna tartar was very bland. My crab cakes were pretty good--but that's not a very good batting average. We had much tastier food when we were there about 18 months ago.
Our waiter was very good, and comped the tuna tartar--which was the only dish we complained about. And they gave us a very good free birthday dessert--creme brule.

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e
Denver
17 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Experience was really good. Food was very well prepared and presented. Great place for casual dinning or special occasion. Would recommend highly the trout.

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BR
Denver
19 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Service and ambiance were fine. Food was mediocre. Four different dishes ordered and not one was anything special. With so many fabulous dining options in Boulder, just ok doesn't cut it

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OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

It was my dear friends birthday.
The waitress was not present and staff didn’t seem to work together. She never asked us if we needed anything , didn’t refill our waters or coffee. I had already gave her my cc and gave her a 20% tip. I think she had an off day?
Seemed like there was no one running the restaurant .

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DE
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This is our favorite brunch spot! Their Eggs Benedict is the best and my gauge for all other restaurants! Today I had the spinach scramble with chèvre and it was delicious. All ingredients were fresh and flavorful. Great bloodys & mimosas too.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Pretty good food— salmon was great, crab cakes not so good. Brussels sprouts were OUTSTANDING! Cool location, okay service

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b
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

I have eaten at this restaurant several times. However, this latest meal was a disaster because of the service. None of the appetizers, side dishes, salads ever arrived. After a long wait our entrees appeared. Very unprofessional. Since there are so many choices in Boulder for dining, Spruce has definitely fallen off the list.

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DJ
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice atmosphere; really great if you're staying at the Boulderado! Prime rib was very good, scallops were awesome! Breakfast was also really excellent!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I took my best friend out to dinner for her birthday. We had an amazing time, our waitress was so sweet, and we absolutely loved the decor/environment.

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D
New Mexico
4 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had the duck quesadilla, which, whenever it is on a menu is a first choice. It was excellent. Service was quick and non-obtrusive. Menu varied and affordable.

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L
Denver
17 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Food and presentation , good. Eggs were cold!

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