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License No. 1

Category: Night Spots


2115 13th St View on Google Maps
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 443-0486

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With the increasing news and concern regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, License No. 1 will be closed temporarily starting, Monday, March 16th. The restaurant will re-open, as soon as we feel it is safe for our staff and the community. We will continue to provide updates as we learn more and we apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. We look forward to seeing you in the future!

When Hotel Boulderado opened its doors in 1909, the City of Boulder was dry. Once home to dozens of saloons, breweries, distilleries and gambling halls, Boulder reformed its ways in 1907 and outlawed the sale of “demon rum” and spirits within city limits. With the casual ambience of a 1920s speakeasy, License No. 1 is aptly named for acquiring one of Boulder’s first liquor licenses to serve hard liquor in a restaurant after local “prohibition” ended in 1969. Known for offering tantalizing cocktails made from an array of top-shelf liquors, along with wines and local craft beers, License No. 1 is one of Boulder’s favorite places to celebrate happy hour with daily cocktail and food specials and live music from local bands. Billiards, skee ball and a photo booth are available for added entertainment.


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