Under the Sun Eatery & Taphouse

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2 Ratings

Type: Bar, Eatery

627 S Broadway St
Ste A
Boulder, Colorado, 80305-5962
United States

(303) 927-6921 | map

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Added by spoony on 02-18-2016

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4.85/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

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4.13/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

V-Under the Sun is the upscale-ish version of the Southern Sun/Vine Street/Mountain Sun brewpub concept. Under the Sun has a similar feel to those places, but it lacks a bit of the hippy charm/love that make the other places endearing. The space is located in South Boulder under the Southern Sun and it has a little bit of a faux Irish pub feel with darker wood and lower levels of natural light than its upstairs cousin. The crowd is more family than college student/mountain bum, but it is still Boulder so there are few dreadlocks floating around.

Q-The beers when I visited were mostly stouts (I was stout month) and mostly in-house offerings. I really enjoyed the BA Coffee Addition and the other Mountain Sun stouts range from OK to pretty damn good. Guest taps were also unique and above-average in quality.

Ser-While the space may not have the hippy love of the other Sun restaurants, the service is pretty great and more attentive here than at the other places. Will (the GM) was working the house, and he and his staff were killing it. Food arrived in timely fashion, beers were poured properly, and everything was clicking.

Sel-The beers on offer here are similar to the other Sun pubs. Roughly 3/4 of the beers are brewed by the Mountain Sun and the guest taps rotate through some decent stuff. The selection isn't huge in comparison to many places, but you can usually find an in-house or guest beer that is worth drinking.

F-I did not try the pizza, but it looks pretty tasty and I think it is the house specialty. The fried chicken also looked good if that is your thing. My more pedestrian fare of soup and salad was really good, though, and it is hard to make a good soup and salad.

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Under the Sun Eatery & Taphouse in Boulder, CO
Place rating: 4.49 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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