Know Your Neighborhood: North Boulder – Broadway and Quince

Nestled between the North Boulder and Wonderland Hills neighborhoods of Boulder on the corner of Broadway and Quince Avenue is a shopping center filled with almost every convenience a resident of either neighborhood would need. Aside from cafes and restaurants, there is a supermarket for local grocery shopping and even a playhouse to satisfy your need for quirky, fun, and local entertainment.

Whether you’re trying to find a new place to meet a friend for coffee, or you’re new to the hood and are trying to get your bearings, get to know your neighborhood and all of the eateries and services that are conveniently at your disposal in this North Boulder shopping center.

Eat & Drink

Cafes and restaurants take up a majority of the real estate in this shopping center. So, no matter the meal, if you’re hungry, there’s a place for you.

Lucky’s Cafe

Photo Credits: Lucky’s Market via luckysmarket.com

Not to be confused with Lucky’s Market, which is owned by the same company, and conveniently located caddy-corner to the cafe, Lucky’s Cafe is the place to eat if you’re in the mood for locally sourced, made-in-house comfort food. Come by any Tuesday – Sunday from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. for a fresh cup of Boulder’s finest, locally-roasted coffee, or grab a table and treat yourself to some hearty pancakes. Their menu has health-conscious dishes, as well as gluten-free and vegetarian options. Follow Lucky’s on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with their seasonal menu and other events!

Cilantro Mexican Restaurant

Photo Credits: Cilantro Mexican Restaurant via Gallery

If you’re in the mood for authentic, homemade tacos, and let’s be honest, when is anyone not in the mood for tacos, Cilantro Mexican Restaurant is your place! Their entire menu offers flavorful dishes that have a taste of Mexico in every bite. Cilantro is open every Monday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Swing by for a quick bite, or bring the entire family and pick some dishes from their kid’s menu for your little ones! You can also follow them on Facebook.

China Gourmet

Address: 3970 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Hours: Sunday – Friday – 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday – 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Contact: (303) 440-3500

Website: chinagourmetmenu.com

Dagabi Cucina

Address: 3970 N, Broadway #101, Boulder, CO 80304

Hours: Monday – Sunday – 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Contact: (303) 786-9004

Website: dagabicucina.com

Lucky’s Bakehouse and Creamery

Address: 3990 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Hours: Monday – Sunday – 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Contact: (720) 596-4905

Website: luckysmarket.com

Shop

This corner shopping center between Broadway and Quince Ave. is the place to shop if you’re looking for fresh, locally-sourced groceries in North Boulder.

Lucky’s Market

Photo Credits: Lucky’s Market via luckysmarket.com

Lucky’s Market is Colorado’s independent grocery store, and this North Boulder location, along with the Fort Collins location, offers organic, high-quality, and locally sourced groceries without the high price tag. In fact, that’s the entire idea behind Lucky’s. They believe that everyone should have access to clean, good food and that prices shouldn’t force people to consume cheaper, pesticide-grown produce. Bring your grocery list and come shopping any day of the week from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Find them on Facebook and Instagram.

GolfTec Boulder is one of four locations throughout Colorado. This hybrid golf store allows customers to shop the latest clubs and golf apparel, practice their swing, and get expert advice on how to improve. Their in-house coaches and practice tee allow for convenient practice and immediate feedback. Bring your clubs by any weekday at 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays – Sundays, 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays – Thursdays for lessons or just drop in to shop some new clubs. You can also keep up on their blog or follow them on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

North Boulder Liquor

Address: 3990 Broadway A, Boulder, CO 80304

Hours: Monday – Wednesday – 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday – Saturday – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Contact: (303) 442-0894

Website: northboulderliquor.com

Activities

From a new haircut to a new tattoo, there is an interesting mix of services available in the Willow Springs This corner of North Boulder is mostly jam-packed with delicious places to eat and drink. However, there is one activity that is sure to spark your interest if you’re interested in live theater entertainment.

The Nomad Playhouse

Photo Credits: The Nomad Playhouse via facebook.com

The historic Nomad Playhouse has been home to theater performances and film screenings in North Boulder for over half a century. The recently renovated space can be rented out for short-term and long-term productions, private film screenings, and musical performances. No matter if you’re a patron of the arts who enjoys local, theatrical entertainment, or you’re trying to book an event space, the Nomad Playhouse is a unique North Boulder institution. Stay up to date on their events, and follow them on Facebook and Instagram for more information.

Shop and Support Local Businesses

This corner shopping center in North Boulder offers residents the unique opportunity to constantly shop locally. Enjoy a cup of coffee or a fresh taco knowing you are supporting family-owned, Colorado-grown businesses.

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