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License No 1

2115 13th St, Hotel Boulderado, Boulder, CO 80302-4801
+1 303-443-0486
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Speakeasy vibe

Downstairs at the Hotel Boulderado, License No 1 is a speakeasy bar the purportedly as the first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mjd496
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Mission Viejo, California
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Good drinks and a place to actually interact.

Very cool vibe down in a dark corner of Boulder. Great selection of liquors and good service to go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TangledWeb_Unwoven
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Speakeasy vibe”
2 weeks ago
“Good drinks and a place to actually interact. ”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2115 13th St, Hotel Boulderado, Boulder, CO 80302-4801
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Downstairs at the Hotel Boulderado, License No 1 is a speakeasy bar the purportedly as the first alcohol license issued. Dark and classic with the club room chairs etc., it is a great place to stop for a martini, manhattan, or....? Happy hour from 5-7...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool vibe down in a dark corner of Boulder. Great selection of liquors and good service to go with it. The bar is separated into small sitting areas with big wing back chairs and couches without a booming soundtrack to yell over. People were...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

This historic location in my hometown of Boulder has real potential, but the surly bartender and crappy service make it a "no go" for me. The food was tasty, but you can get it anywhere else in the Boulderado, so why bother with the rudeness?...More

Thank elygreenstone
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was my first time at this venue. (Apparently, it was previously under another name before but has been remodeled and rebranded as a more hip cocktail spot.) Located underneath the Boulderado Hotel is the brick-walled basement catacomb of a bar, called License No 1....More

Thank RageCage
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great historical bar. It is under the Boulderado Hotel. You get to it just to the left of the main entrance. Don't look for a fancy or upscale bar, because this is not it. This is an old time probation type bar....More

Thank 702terrym
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I enjoyed my drinks, well made. The photo booth is always fun (2 strips for $5). Ambiance was nice, dark. Area was clean. A little bit of an older crowd which is nice to break away from the college scene.

Thank Classic247
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

This has a fun atmosphere. Wood decorated bar with pool table. Classy place in the Hotel Boulderado.

Thank sbrookhart
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Tucked away in the basement of this Hotel is a great little Pub! License #1, they got their name from receiving the first liquor license after Prohibition. Looks like it is right out of the 1930’s. Very good Pub Grub and plenty of beers on...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

License No. 1, an historic bar in the bowels the Hotel Boulderado, should be a prime spot for a cozy drink. It had a glorious past as the trashy Catacombs, a short step up from a dive bar, but at least it was an honest...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2015

I went here with friends for a night cap drink. I ordered a hot toddy, which was delicious. It would also be a place I would return to at any hour to hang out with friends. Seems like a secret hide-away from the busy Pearl...More

Thank Lisa S
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