Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery

Mountain Sun Pub & BreweryMountain Sun Pub & Brewery
BA SCORE
64%
Liked Their Beers
3.81 w/ 873 ratings
Mountain Sun Pub & BreweryMountain Sun Pub & Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1535 Pearl St.
Boulder, Colorado, 80302
United States

(303) 546-0886 | map
mountainsunpub.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
109
Reviews:
315
Ratings:
873
Liked:
559
Average:
3.81/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
88%
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
142
Liked:
125
Avg:
4.2/5
pDev:
9.52%
 
 
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Ratings: 142 |  Reviews: 78
Reviews by ndolover:
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

WOW! This place is a real treat!

Located in the downtown area of Boulder, you might walk right by it if you are not paying attention.

It is a bit small, so getting a table took about 15 minutes. However, the waitstaff allured me to stay by giving me a free pint while I waited.

They have GREAT beer (they won at GABF for their KIND beer). I wish I could have tried them all.

The atmosphere is very laid back, with orginal art on the wall. Many people were playing games or just kicking back.

The service was swift and I LOVED my portabella sandwich, which was very reasonable for being in downtown Boulder. This is a "must hit" for the beer and the vibe. I look forward to visiting this place agian.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of brunop
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of cmurphy7
4.11/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mkyer
4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of abagri
3.86/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Rilesmiles
4.2/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ambruns1979
3.91/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of sbuchert
4.84/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of JBDE16
3.63/5  rDev -13.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Photo of Sneakybeat
3.31/5  rDev -21.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Photo of jawshu
4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.65/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of siddhartha
3.66/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of jcMPLS
4.61/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of gmoneyproductions
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

i have been a patron of the mountain sun/southern sun empire since they opened in 1993 and have been there as recently as last week. these guys have the model on lock. the open pubs slowly, in well thought out locations and they succeed every time out.
the mountain sun is way too crowded on any given day due to its location and small size and southern sun is often a better choice if you want to get a table with minimal wait or sit at the bar.
the vibe is mellow hippy no tvs good music
quality of beers is solid across the board with fyipa and colorado kind being my go to's
they have a large number of choices on any given day and a few guest taps as well.
service is solid waiters rotate and they all help out so i have never had bad service here
selction of beers is great and the february stout month is particularly fantastic in terms of variety
food is very solid pub fare
thank you mountain sun for keeping it real and a town that is increasingly fake!

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Photo of bmorebeer888
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of twelveone
4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of SudsTerkel
4.45/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I've been going to MS for going on 20 years and realized I'd neglected reviewing it. As the flagship of a beer/food empire now consisting of 6 locations, my patronage here has been the result of the quality of the beer and the experience. I appreciate their consistent devotion and excellent execution of British-style ales - the Illusion Dweller and the FYIPA are among my favorites - and find their food very satisfying and a good value. Service has been good, too, even when the Pearl Street location gets busy and there's a wait for to a place to land. I'll continue to go there when I'm in Boulder.

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Photo of Macsimus
3.88/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Beer was good but chicken sandwich was pink in middle - returned and replaced. To their credit no charge for the sandwich at all.

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Photo of sjantiflow
4.26/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of aratcliffe
3.51/5  rDev -16.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of crobinso
4.41/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Devil_Doc
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

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Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery in Boulder, CO
Brewery rating: 64% out of 100 with 873 ratings
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