Radek Cerny's Radex Bistro closes in Boulder

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

After failing to capture the breakfast and lunch crowd with Full Belly during its first year, Radek Cerny changed the concept of his second Boulder restaurant (the first was L'Atelier) to one of an upscale bistro, remodeling the space and renaming it Radex Bistro.

The changes didn't help. And now Radex Bistro, 2779 Iris Avenue, has shut its doors for good.

The phone line at Radex is still connected, and no one at L'Atelier was available to comment on its status. But sources watched as Radex Bistro employees moved alcohol and artwork out of the space last week, after the restaurant shut quietly on September 28.

No word yet on what will happen with the space, but next-door neighbor Arugula Bar e Ristorante, at 2785 Iris Avenue, has confirmed that it will not be taking over the lease.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.