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Box Car Coffee Roasters

1825 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5522
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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1825 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5522
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, we are espresso drinkers, no fancy lattes, mochacino's, flavoured specials for us. We like it strong and smooth. Boxcar had hands down the best espresso of anywhere we went in the US. They weigh each portion of coffee, tamp it perfectly and...More

Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boxcar was the first coffee shop I visited in Boulder. My son and I walked down there from Spruce Pool on Saturday morning before a swim meet. When we walked in, the baristas were very formal and seemed very serious about their work. Before 8...More

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a breakfast bite and a latte as we have since boxcar opened. I like good coffee and theirs is the best including a choice of espresso types. It is easy to find a table to sit and enjoy the varied pastries.

Thank bill b
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My wife introduced me to the Box Car after her own visit last year. I was fascinated by both the range of coffee choices as well as the fresh baked items- Earl Gray Donuts are amazing- as are the sticky buns- made two visits- it...More

Thank Redenzo
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We like to visit stand alone coffee shops if we can during our visits and selected these one based on reviews. There is a line but not too bad, the coffee was excellent.

Thank tombaan
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Very good house roasted coffee. Limited seating and only counter service. They give you an opportunity to tip when paying with a credit card, but provide no service. When your coffee is ready, you must pick it up from the counter where it is placed...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Their coffee is top notch but I found Box Car to be less friendly than other coffee shops in town. The frittata in a muffin wrapper was quite good and easy to take with.

Thank Eli_dancer
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I'm really confused by the hype over this place. My friend and I stopped by since we were in the area and it seemed like the staff were confused that we came in and wanted coffee. They didn't come across as particularly interested in serving...More

Thank Tavia W
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The coffee alone is so yummy and the guys working there know so much about the coffee and are so helpful. There is also a counter for quick bites to eat- also very good. Great atmosphere. Super local. Super awesome.

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Going to Boxcar is something I do every visit to Boulder. They roast interesting coffees prepared with great care individually for each cup. They also have the best breakfast finger food in any coffee shop - worth trying even if you don't drink coffee. One...More

Thank bill b
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1825 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5522
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
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