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BJ's Pizza, Grill & Brewery

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BJ's Pizza, Grill & BreweryBJ's Pizza, Grill & Brewery
BA SCORE
86
very good

20 Ratings
Ratings: 20
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.13%
Active Beers: 8
Beer Ratings: 54
Beer Avg: 3.51
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1690 28th St
Boulder, Colorado, 80301
United States
phone: (303) 440-5200

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Butchnasty, Aug 23, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -39.4%

RickyBell, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of Rayek
3.61/5  rDev -2.7%

It looks like I'm the first person to write a full review of BJ's since they moved into their new digs.

BJ's left their small space on Pearl Street for a rather nondescript big box on Boulder's main drag. If you took the name off the door outside, it would be impossible to tell what chain the new place is a member of. Inside, BJ's hits all the chain brewpub buttons with lots of dark wood, an exposed brewhouse and cavernous amounts of space.

I've been here a few times for lunch and have to say that the food is quite good. Lunch prices are reasonable, while dinner prices are a little high for my tastes. The beers I've sampled have been good, but on the safe side.

Overall, BJ's is a nice place to grab the occasional lunch during the week. When I primarily want beer, I prefer to support one of Boulder's many local breweries.

Rayek, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of williamjbauer
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

williamjbauer, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

jaydoc, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

this is a chain, but i really dont mind this place. the beers are very standard offerings, designed not to offend anyone. they have maybe 8 or 10 on tap at a time. the imperial stout was my favorite and the hefe wasnt bad, but this is probably the least quality beer of all the boulder producers. food though was pretty good, i liked the calamari, and the service was very friendly. lots of free tasters for us, and my glass never got empty without another being poured for me. a good place for a quick bite before a show at the boulder theater, but if you want fine micro brews, chech out mountain sun or one of boulder's other breweries.

StonedTrippin, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of jeremyn
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%

BJs is a better place to go for food than for beer. For beer, they have a decent selection of low ABV american styles: pale ale, wheat, stout, porter, etc. The beers are fine, but none are exceptional. The sampler is a pretty good value. Not really any big beers or anything particularly unique.

The pizza here is surprisingly good. It might be the best in Boulder, if you like the style. Thick but airy crust, crispy, interesting toppings. Definitely not NY style, but I really like it.

If you're in Boulder looking for food and beer, I'd recommend Mountain Sun over BJs, but I think BJs is a good value if you are going to eat. They have a happy hour where beers are a few $$s off and mini pizzas are half off.

jeremyn, Feb 28, 2010
Photo of rye726
3.36/5  rDev -9.4%

Ah yes, BJ's Pizza and Brewery. Always a good place to check out when looking for company in Boulder. Great location, right downtown. Atmosphere is like most any other American bar. Big open rooms and a large bar.

They have a decent amount of house brewed beers on tap. Most are pretty light, but decent quality. I've never seen a big or experimental beer there. But I guess not everyone can brew like Tomme.

Service was good. I have never tried their food, but it looks pretty good. Both the pizza and burgers looked tasty. Like I said, nothing special. Just your average American bar.

rye726, Sep 09, 2009
Photo of Floydster
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%

Visited 4/24/09, reviewed from notes, smack dab in the middle of Pearl Street, girlfriend wanted to eat dinner here even though we have several locations back home, what really separated this one from others I have seen in the past is that Pliny the Elder and Damnation were on tap, wow was not expecting that, other than that they had all their usual beers except for a seasonal IPA which I tried and the 2009 version of their Grand Cru, as always enjoyed a deep dish pizza loaded with different meats which is always good, prices are decent for food and not bad for pints that are mostly under five bucks, dollar off during happy hour, more long and narrow than others I have been too but still a cool place, nice and fairly knowledgable staff about beer surprisingly, do not know if I will get to this location again but Westwood, Torrance, and San Bernardino will continue to get my support, check out their seasonal brews when going to any of the locations, have been the best in my experiences, although Nutty Brewnette is always good

Floydster, May 07, 2009
Photo of Yeastcakes
4.47/5  rDev +20.5%

Atmosphere - Longer narrow layout. Nice cozy wood interior.
Quality - The two beers I had were top notch. I had the PM Porter on the cask and the Grand Cru. (The Grand Cru was a little heavy for lunch, but it was worth it).
Service - First class service. I was never wanting beer or food. The manager even came out to ask me how my meal was (perhaps because I was writing some tasting notes for the outstanding beers?)
Selection - Nice menu that features their pizzas. A good 10 house beers on tap.
Food - I had the Great White - a deep dish pizza (10", $14). Tomatoes, black olives, parmesean garlic and white sauce. It was some greasy goodness. Good thing I ran this morning. This was a good meal.
Value - This place is a little pricy for eating here on a regular basis, but this is definitely a place I would take a date.

Yeastcakes, Mar 28, 2009
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BJ's Pizza, Grill & Brewery in Boulder, CO
86 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.