1837 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80303
Best Of


  • Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • $$, $$$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
Mateo’s regulars include men in suits and women in sparkling tops twisting stemware between manicured fingers, transplants from the coasts who have an appreciation for the Colorado lifestyle. This restaurant right on the bustling Pearl Street Mall in Boulder serves French bar fare that includes decadently creamy Brussels sprouts gratin, a croque-monsieur, and a monstrous plateau provençal of cured meats, cheeses, olives and nuts. But while the accent may be French, the emphasis here is definitely on local -- local produce as well as local diners who use Mateo as a neighborhood hangout. During the summer, the secluded patio is a perfect place to share snacks and sparkling wine; in the winter, pull up to the marble bar inside for big bowls of mussels.

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