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About The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is a casual, energetic, everyday restaurant located in the heart of downtown Boulder, Colorado. Known for our tapas and the town’s best outdoor dining, we’ve been offering exceptional food at a great value for over 20 years.

Our diverse menu features tapas & paellas, artisan pizzas from our Italian wood-burning oven and fresh seafood just to name a few. We also feature a world-class wine, beer and spirits program beautifully complemented by our signature cocktails.

1002 Walnut St
Boulder, CO 80302
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Global, International

Hours of Operation:
Open Daily at 11:00am

Cross Street:
Between 9th St. and 11th St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(303) 444-5335

Website:
http://themedboulder.com/

Parking Details:
Downtown parking validated.

Executive Chef:
Kelly Kingsford

Additional:
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
The Mediterranean restaurant is quite simply Boulder’s best venue for your private party, business gathering, rehearsal dinner, wedding or special occasion. Uniquely designed and equipped with an experienced and dedicated event staff as well as a menu ideally suited for events of any size*, occasion or budget.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Full Dinner menu will be available with a beautiful array of specials too.

The Mediterranean Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Tapas (58)
Good for a Date (40)
Special Occasion (37)
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Happy Hour (37)
Good for Groups (33)
Creative Cuisine (31)
Fit for Foodies (31)
Good Vegetarian Options (30)
Casual (28)
Fun (26)
Neighborhood Gem (25)
Business Meals (24)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Great for Outdoor Dining (22)
Good for Anniversaries (22)
Authentic (21)
Healthy (20)
Great for Lunch (20)
Notable Wine List (19)
Hot Spot (18)
Tasting Menu (18)
Romantic (17)
Worth the Drive (16)
Comfort Food (11)
Kid-friendly (10)
Local Ingredients (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Vegan (10)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Bar Seating (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Paleo Friendly (7)
Cozy (6)
People Watching (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Great Beer (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Organic (3)
Seasonal (3)
Spicy (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Scenic View (2)
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

The food and wine were amazing. Tapas are such a perfect, fun way to share a bunch of delicious things and not have to decide on one dish! Lovely service. Always a treat to dine here!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

The Med never disappoints. Good food. Fun to try new dishes.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Romantic, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Casual, Fun, Great for Lunch, Tapas, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 3 days ago

After making reservations at a different Establishment in Boulder my friend suggested this place! So we switched gears and had our shared birthday lunch at the Med! I'm glad we did! I tried a sampler plate-yum and my friend tried a great looking pasta dish. While the food was GREAT, the service was even better. Our server, sorry I do not remember her name, was very aware of our conversation and did not interrupt as if she was the main attraction-which I really appreciate! Thank you for a lovely meal!

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 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

Excellent food and service. We always come here when we are in Boulder!

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

Food was good as always. Love the tapas and happy hour menu

Tags: Good for Groups, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great service, great food.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Small plates are a fun adventure and nicely priced during happy hour.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Uncomfortably loud on a Tuesday evening; both background music and people. Could not carry on conversation without shouting. Will not be returning.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Went to The Med for a date night with my husband, looking forward to going to a nice place that offered a variety of dishes, including some vegan options. We arrived a little early for our 7:15p reservations, and they seated us immediately. Our waiter was excellent, he knew the menu and was able to verify which items were plant-based, dairy-free. I ordered the Vegetable Kebabs with charmoula sauce and sugar snap peas sauteed in oil instead of butter. A tasty light dinner. I
was wishing they had a heartier vegan option, like a chickpea tagine or something. Fortunately there was plenty of bread, so I didn't leave hungry. My husband ordered the Filet Gorgonzola and was pleased with his meal. The atmosphere is classy, but still relaxing. We look forward to eating there again soon.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Tapas, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Vegan
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

One of the managers, Jason, called me shortly after we had left the restaurant. My friend had left her iPhone on the table. Jason knew to call me and my cell no., because I had made the rez on OpenTable. I just wanted to say thank you to Jason and the staff at The Med. We had a great dinner, awesome service, and a fun time. The icing on the cake, Jason taking the time to call me and leave me a VM. By the time my friend had walked back to the restaurant, her phone was ready to be picked up. #WeLuvTheMed

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 (Omaha)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The place was so cool however parking was a bear! Dinner was okay but I did dig the fact that it was a local establishment. The baba ganoush was excellent!

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The Med is always a solid choice. The food is superb and there are many options to choose from. One of my favorite ways to dine here is tapas at happy hour but that's not to imply that ordering an entree or pizza isn't also a good choice, we're just partial to tapas because they're so fun.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Tapas, Kid-friendly, Paleo Friendly
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

This place was great to eat. Glad we booked using open table as the wait was 45+ minutes.

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·Dined on January 6, 2018

They were able to accommodate our seating request in a less noisy area. We for in and out for tapas and happy hour ok our way to an event in Boulder. Service was great, brought all our appetizers out at various times to keep us fed. Love the sangria and cocktails but not much beer selection.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Sons graduation form UC Boulder

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2018

It was great.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Had a great time. I worked with explosives in the military so I do not hear well to begin with. The ambient noise made it difficult for me to hear. Not the Meds fault food is great, the service is 5 star top notch. The dirty martini was beyond excellent. This is our go to for our group. We have vegans, vegetarians and a gluten allergy person as well as us carnevoirs. Everyone was happy and no one left hungry.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Romantic, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

We’ve been several times and love if but the waiter kept reaching over everyone instead of walking around

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Organic, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Authentic, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Tapas, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 29, 2017

As usual, all went very well - food was great, service outstanding ... but amazingly (and for the first time in our lives) the 3 orders of coffee (2 decaf and 1 regular) were delivered COLD. When we mentioned it to the waiter, he apologized and eventually brought 3 hot coffees but apparently mixed up the decafs with the regulars leading to a sleepless night for one of us. It's unimaginable that both the decaf AND the regular pots of coffee were both cold and that this wasn't noticed by anyone late in the evening. But besides this, the food and service were great as expected.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 29, 2017

This Boulder classic never ceases to impress

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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Super busy evening but Waiter and service very attentive. I got an email saying I left 100 points on the table so I signed up for open table but how do I get the poits?

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Organic, Special Occasion, Authentic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Always excellent. Food and service are always top notch. Very reasonable wine mark up and nice selection. Always busy. Best to make a reservation.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Good for Groups, Casual, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Fun, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Graduation

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 21, 2017

It was a double birthday for 2 people, which the waiter was aware of and he didn't bring out a birthday dessert...I've been to this restaurant since 1998 and they've always been kind enough in the past to bring out a birthday dessert for the birthday guest. It was disappointing.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 21, 2017

My cousin’s recent wedding celebration

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 20, 2017

We stayed extra long due to varying schedules of our party and the service was exceptional throughout. Always enjoy the Med!

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·Dined on December 18, 2017

We had five people in our group. Service and food were both great.

Tags: Tapas
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The hummus and Moroccan Lamb were delicious, but the paella and cocktails weren't as exciting. It was also weird that the olive oil for the table was very bitter and the bread (while tasty) was served cold. Staff and overall ambiance was great. Would try again as it seems that perhaps they had an off-night.

Tags: Tapas
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Always fabulous. Always fabulousness".....................

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Tags: Quick Bite, Late-night Find, Vegan, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Coffee, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We were promptly seated at a good table. We let our waiter know that we had concert tickets for 7 pm. He was very helpful when we asked for suggestions. We had a lovely bottle of Malbec with our meal.

Our food came out very quickly as Jamal had informed the kitchen we had a time limit. So appreciated that! Everything was so delicious and presentation was beautiful! Love The Med!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Great dining experience! Very busy, would recommend reservations.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Always can count on "The Med" for good food at a decent price in Boulder...

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Local Ingredients, Tapas, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 12, 2017

The med has reliable food and a menu that anyone can choose something from. It's good for business meals as the price is moderate and there is enough seating for larger groups.

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 12, 2017

My friend and I had lunch here and it was fantastic!!! My friend had the Med Sampler Salad and she absolutely loved it!!! I had the pizza and it was also fantastic. The servers were very helpful and knowledgeable. I recommend eating outside, weather permitting of course, wonderful place outside.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 11, 2017

I had not been to The Med in a number of years, as I had been working outside of Boulder. It was a nice treat to visit again and enjoy a delicious meal with my colleagues. The menu offers a great variety and our server was lovely! I look forward to returning soon!

Tags: Healthy, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Friendly wait staff and attentive but doesn't interrupt. Great food and atmosphere. I enjoy this place because of its vibrant feel and the decor. I would highly recommend this for a romantic night out.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 8, 2017

This is my second visit to the 'Med', and the food was just as tasty as the first time I went. GREAT tapas, with a rich variety to choose from. We had a corner table so the din of others' conversations wasn't as overpowering. The service was OK - our waiter was all business and it would have been lovely to enjoy an easier, more spontaneous side of him. No harm in that! All-in-all, I really enjoy this restaurant, and will return the next time I'm in Boulder!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Comfort Food, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Excellent experience. The staff and chef were very accommodating. Although it was a special occasion lunch we asked the chef to prepare eggplant parmesan from the dinner menu and he easily accommodated us. We had prosecco to toast the occasion. We had two delightful wait staff persons helping us. The food and bread were both delicious. We often go to the Med when in town and have never had a bad experience. There are many delightful tapas too!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Lovely atmosphere - love the tapas- good service

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 6, 2017

We enjoyed a late afternoon delicious tapas meal. We had not been to The Med in quite some time. We will certainly be back soon.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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