If you’re planning a wedding weekend of feasting, festing, fun + frivolity, you’ll want to be sure to do your best to stop in at the TOP 10 dining + drinking establishments in the Longmont, the heart of Boulder County! Cocktails, cuisine, beer, burritos, pastry, coffee, wine, cheese…all the basic food groups are right here in Old Town Longmont within blocks or a short drive from The St Vrain + the Terry House!
WEST SIDE TAVERN
1283 3rd Avenue, Longmont, CO 80501, (720) 526-0360. www.westsidetav.com
Call for reservations due to its small size. Outdoor seating is great weather permitting. Great cocktails, small tasty plates and amazing entrees! Fun and QUIRKY and one of the most beloved gathering places! If we’re honest, we almost hesitated to let you in on this old town secret because we’d hate to see it get too crowded!
JEFE’S Modern Taqueria + Tequila Bar
246 Mainstreet, Longmont, CO 80501, (303)827-3790, www.jefeslongmont.com
Well- the name says it all without saying GREAT! Best tacos and margs in town in our humble opinion! If you’re a veggie lover, try the “Squashacado” or the “Bangin’ Caulifower” taco! You won’t miss the meat! But seriously, never had a bad taco here! El Pastor, Barbacoa, Baja Shrimp…it’s all good, literally! Usually a wait, so call ahead or allow time to be sure to get your name on the list!
526 Main St, Longmont, CO 80501, (303) 827-3380, www.theroostlongmont.com
The Roost features a locally sourced, carefully crafted menu that ranges from burgers + asian tacos to poke bowls + roast chicken with quinoa! Offering an extra large selection of local beers + spirits. Enjoy rooftop or patio dining where St Vrain couples often host Rehearsal Dinners! (Jefe’s sister restaurant, btw) These people really know how to create a party for your mouth!
379 Main Street, Longmont CO 80501, (720) 815-2888 www.tangerineeats.com
For a tasty breakfast, brunch or lunch that will leave you feeling super happy and healthy, check out Tangerine on Main Street! They have menu that features something for everyone including espresso drinks, teas and adult beverages
300 SUNS BREWING + SCRATCH FOOD
379 Main Street, Longmont CO 80501, (720) 815-2888, www.300sunsbrewing.com
Amazing beer and burgers of all flavors! Enjoy outdoor patio dining or indoor brew pub atmosphere. We regularly enjoy all of the above! Caution: the Nashville Hot Chicken ain’t for chickens! They even have a private space for a Colorado Casual Rehearsal Dinner!
103 Main Street, Longmont CO 80501, (303) 772-9599, www.cheeseimporters.com
Seriously a quick trip to France! Literally, everything you need for a hike + a picnic from wine to baguettes, cheese, charcuterie and chocolate! And if you’d prefer not to hike, walk a few blocks to historic Thompson Park and enjoy your picnic in the shade of 100 year old trees!
KUPER WINE BAR
600 Longs Peak Avenue, Unit H, Longmont, Colorado 80501, (720)788-3564 www.kuperwinebar.com
Stop in for a glass, a bottle and some tasty gourmand snack-age! If you’d like to arrange a tasting for your families or wedding party, be sure to call and ask for Doug, Proprietor of Kuper who recently moved to Longmont from the Wilamette Valley where he managed a family vineyard! Do try the Parmesan biscuits, definitely to die for.
519 Main St, Longmont, CO 80501, (720) 600-4945, www.drylanddistillers.com
Known for using locally grown grains and being committed to sustainable practices. This team is dedicated to quality product and service. We think you’ll love sitting their shiny new tasting room while you wet your whistle! Ask about a barrel tasting for your families or wedding party, but be sure to call ahead and make arrangements for a special evening!
ABBOTT & WALLACE DISTILLING
350 Terry St Suite #120, Longmont, CO 80501, www.abbottandwallace.com
Another one of the neighborhood’s micro-distilleries. A laid back cool hangout that serves up great craft cocktails and hosts musical entertainment from time to time. Try “The Bee Knees” sweet as honey with a finish that stings in the best possible way! Also the home of many Late Night After Parties for St Vrain Weddings!
CAVEGIRL COFFEE HOUSE
720 100 Year Party Ct #100, Longmont, CO 80504, (720) 472-0420, https://cavegirl.coffee
Located in the Prospect neighborhood, Cavegirl brews up some mighty fine coffee AND is a BEST OF BOULDER winner as a PALEO cafe!! Haven’t had a GF/DF Paleo doughnut we didn’t like there! Great for breakfast or a light lunch for those who eat lean and clean!
2030 Ionosphere St, Unit H, Longmont, CO 80504, (720) 204-7420, www.babettesbakery.com
Because we believe every morning should start with buttery, flaky deliciousness and coffee! In the same neighborhood as CAVEGIRL COFFEE so all of the world’s problems solved in one stop when you can make all of your GF people and all of your FG (Full Gluten) people happy at the same time. This could be the secret to world peace, friends! Also in the Prospect neighborhood.
In the spirit of full disclosure, there are 11 TOP Boulder County dining + drinking establishments here not 10…but really, when it comes to great food + drink, who’s counting?! We pretty sure you’ll fall in love with Longmont, the heart of Boulder County