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Map & Directions 1739 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80302
  • European, French, Seafood
  • Sun 5:30pm-9pm, Mon-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri 11:30am-10pm, Sat 5:30pm-10pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, cash, check
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Highly Recommended, Required for Large Parties, Accepted
  • Street


Westword's Description

Radek Cerny, the man behind such legendary hot spots as Papillon Cafe and Radex, has come back from the brink with L'Atelier. The place is almost ludicrous in its excesses, with giant plates, fawning service and bright, spartan decor, but what saves it from going totally over the edge is the firm hand with which Cerny controls his kitchen. Everything here is about high-concept, high-priced, high-end food. Just don't forget your sense of humor, and don't forget to make reservations.

Member Reviews

  • westwordbestof wrote a review for L'Atelier
    on 05/06/09

    Radek Cerny has never been a "normal" chef. He's always been the kind of guy who pushes borders and boundaries for his own amusement — for the thrill of hanging himself out there on the edge just to see what will happen. At L'Atelier, his current culinary workshop, he's free to be as weird as he wants to be. And for just $59, you, too, can go to the wall with Cerny. That's the... More >>

  • DJuco wrote a review for L'Atelier
    on 04/18/09

    Best food & service in Boulder! I eat at L'Atelier a few times a year and I have never had a bad experience.

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Tips from foursquare

  • Jen S. on 09/25/11

    You can't go wrong with the pre fixe menu; it's delicious every time.

  • David C. on 12/28/13

    Sit under the fish lights at the bar and look at the little guy with red lips inside the red liquor bottle.

  • Steve C. on 12/21/11

    Food good, not as good as last time. Service mediocre

  • Grace B. on 12/11/11

    Best French food. Consistent always. Order espresso at end of your meal. You won't be disappointed with what comes out.

  • Scott S. on 09/18/11

    Dinner was fabulous, loved the wine pairings!

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