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CU Boulder Today: Good Eats on The Hill

January 30, 2023  /  By Hope Muñoz  /  Features

This article was reprinted in full with permission from CU Boulder Today. Original article here.

Looking for an off-campus bite? From smoothie bowls to Salvadoran shrimp, the Hill has plenty of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between.


Rush Bowls

This healthy, fast-dining restaurant is the perfect way to start your day! The nutritious bowls contain custom amounts of protein and vitamins. 

The Corner

The Corner serves breakfast all day! Some options include bagels, avocado toast and more. 

The Waffle Lab

The Waffle Lab specializes in Belgian-style Liège waffles.The restaurant offers both savory and sweet options for a perfect breakfast combo.


Deli Zone

This sandwich shop offers authentic New York style sandwiches. They offer breakfast sandwiches, vegetarian options and more! Deli Zone has something for everyone. 

Half Fast Subs

Starting in Boulder, Half Fast Subs has the largest selection of sub sandwiches in the U.S. Stop by any day from 3 to 6 p.m. for drink specials and a sandwich discount. 


Sushi Hana

Sushi Hana combines Japanese dishes with a Western style of preparation. The unique dishes often result in a tasty and unforgettable experience. 


Bento-ria is an Asian restaurant that serves a variety of Japanese dishes! Sushi options include nigiri sushi, traditional rolls and special rolls. Not a big sushi fan? They also serve tasty appetizers and poke bowls. 


The Sink

This beloved restaurant has the best pizza and burgers in Boulder! The Sink is a piece of Boulder history where Buffs can come together. 

Chicken on the Hill

Are you a chicken lover? Chicken on the Hill offers chicken tenders and sandwiches. Enjoy with a side of mac and cheese, Texas toast or parmesan lemon pepper fries. 


Thai Avenue

Enjoy high quality, authentic dishes at Thai Avenue! Various protein entrees, curry options, noodles and fried rice are offered. 

Illegal Pete’s

This fun Mexican restaurant is a great place to hang with friends! The restaurant often hosts watch parties, fantasy football drafts and more! Those of age can even try a unique bar drink such as the PB&J or Pete’s Bloody Mary. 

Ado’s Kitchen

Ado’s Kitchen offers a variety of global dishes. Some include Italian-style pasta, chicken marsala and Salvadoran shrimp. No matter what type of food you may be craving, Ado’s Kitchen probably has it. 

Gaia Masala and Burger

Enjoy a unique spread of Mediterranean, Masala and American cuisine!