Welcome to The World Famous Sink – Boulder’s oldest bar and restaurant.
The Sink belongs to the millions of guests who have passed through our door looking for dinner or lunch in Boulder, CO. We’ve welcomed countless University of Colorado students and alumni, and have been a locals’ favorite since 1923. Whether you’re craving a good Boulder dinner or a quick soup and salad at lunch, this is where the locals gather.
We choose products from local farms and businesses to support our neighbors in our local economy, and to create a fresher, more flavorful product. Eat local and help us reduce our carbon emissions.
The Sink is many things to many people – a last bastion of Old Boulder, a collection of memories from their college days, a Tuesday tradition for pizza lovers, the spot where they met their college sweetheart, a museum of quirky artwork, one of the best restaurants in Boulder CO – the list goes on and on! From the iconic ceiling that captures generations of graduates to the celebrities who have crossed it off their Boulder to-do list, The Sink is a favorite stop for locals and visitors alike.
What are you craving today – lunch, dinner, happy hour bites, a Colorado brew or a handcrafted cocktail?
Check out the menus below and see what this 95-year-old establishment has to offer. Whether you’re craving an old favorite or a special dish, there’s a little something for everyone at this Boulder staple.
Boulder Dinner and Lunch
Fresh chicken wings that we brine, dry-rub, bake and then flash-fry to order. Your choice of Buffalo, Honey BBQ or Honey Sriracha. Served with ranch or bleu cheese dressing.
Our fresh take on jalapeno poppers. Baked jalapenos filled with bacon, cream cheese, and spices. Ask for a side of buttermilk ranch or blue cheese dressing for .50 if you need to tame the heat!
Local, organic tortilla chips topped with a house blend cheddar and Monterey jack cheeses, tomatoes, black olives and fresh jalapenos with our house-made salsa.
Buttermilk brined chicken tenders coated with crispy panko breadcrumbs and spices. Served with fries and your choice of bleu cheese, honey dijon, or ranch dipping sauce.
Roasted beets blended with chickpeas, lemon, tahini, and roasted garlic. Served with pita chips, yogurt, gremolata, cucumber and a salad of radishes, arugula, fresh tarragon, blue cheese, and sherry vinaigrette.
BAVARIAN SOFT PRETZEL
Jumbo, old-world Bavarian-style soft pretzel served with house-made Fresno pepper jam, beer mustard, and queso.
303 SINK SLIDERS
Take a trip back in time with 3 mini versions of the original Sink cheeseburger topped with American cheese, ale onions and Sink Hickory BBQ. *Bring your receipt to 303 Boards on The Hill for 10% off your purchase!
Choose from our sesame white or honey wheat dough brushed with garlic oil and spices then topped with mozzarella and cheddar jack cheeses. Served with marinara sauce.
Organic romaine lettuce dressed with our caesar dressing, topped with croutons, parmesan and pecorino romano.
A simply and satisfing salad of our house blend of organic greens, carrots, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, radish and croutons.
TERIYAKI SALMON SALAD
Grilled and glazed teriyaki salmon with mixed greens, ginger lime vinaigrette, carrots, cucumber, radish, green onions, fried wontons.
Roasted beets with our house blend of organic greens with red onions, oranges, Haystack Mountain goat cheese and toasted almonds tossed in sherry vinaigrette.
Red organic quinoa with mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, carrot, radish and tossed with a pistachio vinaigrette, topped toasted almonds.
STRAWBERRY & SPINACH SALAD
Grilled chicken breast with a blend of spinach and mixed greens, tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette with starwberries, bleu cheese, red onion and toasted walnuts.
Grilled or Blackened Chicken, Grilled or Blackened Salmon
HOUSE MADE DRESSINGS – ALL GLUTEN FREE!
Buttermilk Ranch • Bleu Cheese • Caesar • 1000 Island • Whole Grain Honey Mustard • Lemon Olive Oil • Sherry Vinaigrette • Ginger Lime Vinaigrette •Balsamic Vinaigrette • Pistachio Vinaigrette • Oil and Vinegar
All of our sandwiches come with french fries or coleslaw. For an upgraded price you can substitute a cup of soup, sweet potato fries, Chef’s vegetables, roasted beets, Caesar or garden salad or a side of mac n cheese.
Featured on The Food Network! An overnight marinade and a ten-hour smoke give this brisket its deep flavor. A twist on the classic with super slaw, cheddar cheese and Texas Chipotle BBQ sauce on rye bread.
A true deli classic of tender, slow cooked corned beef on grilled rye bread with melted Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and 1000 island dressing.
A Sink classic of blackened chicken breast topped with bacon, buff sauce, guacamole, provolone, tomato and lettuce on a ciabatta bun.
Roasted portobello on a ciabatta bun with smoky tomato aioli, tempeh bacon, arugula and cucumber-pepper slaw.
Sockeye salmon coated in Creole seasoning with red cabbage slaw, arugula, tomato, and roasted garlic aioli on a sesame seed bun.
Sink “Ugly Crust” Pizza
Please limit substitutions on our specialty pies to one item. No half-and-half combinations please.
PIZZA TUESDAY- Medium Pizzas are HALF OFF on Tuesdays! with beverage purchase. Gluten Free not included.
SMALL 10” FEEDS 1-2
MEDIUM 13” FEEDS 2-3
LARGE 18” FEEDS 3-4
A base of buffalo sauce topped with mozzarella, buffalo chicken, red onions and blue cheese garnished with scallions and a drizzle of ranch.
A longtime favorite made of spiced chicken, Italian sausage, Canadian bacon, pepperoni, ground beef and mozzarella.
Featured on DDD, our pesto-based Freshie sauce topped with fresh basil, artichoke hearts, garlic, tomatoes, spinach, tofu and mozzarella on seasoned crust.
To honor a visit from The 44th President of the United States who ordered this pizza to-go and paid from his own wallet! Pepperoni, Italian sausage, green peppers, black olives, red onion, and mozzarella.
A sink classic with a new twist! Garlic and herb seasoned crust with our pesto-based Freshie sauce, sliced tomatoes, roasted garlic, and hand stretched mozzarella. Finished with arugula and balsamic reduction.
This is our take on a white pizza. We start by brushing the crust with garlic oil and top it with fresh spinach, roasted garlic, bacon, mozzarella, ricotta, provolone and freshly grated pecorino romano.
A base of our signature Sink Hickory barbeque sauce topped with spicy chicken, bacon, red onion, roasted red pepper, cilantro, shredded mozzarella, and cheddar jack cheeses.
This is the pizza that, like no other, defines “pizza” in hearts and minds. It was famously named for Queen Margherita after she visited Naples on June 9, 1889, and was served this pizza by the pizzaiolo Raffaele Esposito and his wife, Rosa Brandi. Classic red sauce spread thinly then topped with tomatoes, hand-stretched mozzarella, and basil.
BUILD YOUR OWN PIZZACHOOSE YOUR CRUST Sesame Honey White • Honey Whole Wheat • Gluten-Free Crust (available in Small only)
CHOOSE YOUR SAUCE Classic Tomato • Sink Hickory BBQ • Basil Pesto • Garlic Olive Oil • Spicy Buffalo Sauce • Tomato and Pesto Blended Freshie Sauce
CHOOSE VEGGIE TOPPINGS Red Onion • Pineapple • Black Olives • Broccoli • Fresh Spinach • Tomato • Artichoke Hearts • Roasted Garlic • Fresh Basil • Ale Onions • Mushrooms • Green Peppers • Jalapeños
CHOOSE MEAT TOPPINGS Bacon • Canadian Bacon • Creole Spiced Chicken • Italian Sausage • Pepperoni • Anchovies • Ground Beef
PORK GREEN CHILI
Smoked pork and home-made green chili topped with tortilla strips, radish, and cilantro.
We pay homage to a classic bistro soup of tender, slow-cooked onions in a rich beef broth, croutons, and melted provolone cheese.
The one you’ve been dreaming about! Our famous mac-n-cheese topped with crispy buffalo chicken tenders, bleu cheese crumbles, and scallions.
Our famous mac-n-cheese made your way! Add: broccoli, tomato, spinach, artichoke, olive, jalapeno for 1.25 or bacon, sausage, pepperoni for 1.75 or grilled chicken, cornmeal chicken for 4.25
Grilled Flat Iron steak with herb butter, green salad, french fries and garlic aioli.
BLACKENED SALMON TACOS
Grilled blackened salmon stuffed into 3 corn tortillas, topped with red cabbage slaw, and chipotle lime crema. Served with southwest bean and corn salad.
HOT CHICKEN BISCUIT SLIDERS
Two sliders served on biscuits with Nashville style hot chicken, cabbage coleslaw, bacon, and house pickles. Served with your choice of side.
We offer grass-fed beef because it is healthier to eat, hormone and antibiotic free, and grain-free. It’s leaner, higher in Omega-3, vitamins A&E, environmentally friendly and never frozen.
Our standard burgers are 7 oz. of Choice Colorado Ground Chuck served with your choice of creole spiced fries or coleslaw, or one of our upgraded sides..
ROSA’S VEGGIE BURGER
Hearty, house made veggie burgers made with rice, lentils, roasted peppers, spinach and oats. We top it with Haystack Mountain goat cheese, avocado and smoky tomato aioli.
TEXAS ONION STRAW
This DDD-featured item has big flavor from the cheddar and provolone cheeses, fresh jalapeño, chipotle aioli and crispy onion straws.
BBQ BACON BURGER
A bacon cheese burger smothered with our Texas chipotle bbq sauce and topped with crispy onion straws.
CARIBOU RANCH BURGER
It doesn’t get more local than this! Grass-fed beef from Caribou Ranch (Nederland, CO) topped with romaine, pickles, red onions and 1000 island dressing.
Loaded with shredded mozzerella, canadian bacon, Fresno jam, a grilled pineapple ring and scallions.
This burger has an elegant and refined flavor profile from the combination of provolone cheese, arugula, crispy onion straws and house made truffle honey.
This flavor packed turkey burger comes topped with fresno pepper jam, goat cheese and cucumber-pepper slaw.
Eating this burger will have you feeling like royalty. Topped with melted blue cheese, bacon, balsamic onions and arugula.
FRIED JALEPEÑO BURGER
A spicy one! Topped with shredded romaine, bacon, ale onions, pepper jack cheese, fried jalepeños, and our Sriracha BBQ sauce.
THE SINK BURGER
Enjoyed by generations. Make it your way by choosing from our variety of toppings. Sink Burgers come with lettuce, tomato, onion & house made pickles and your choice of creole spiced french fries, coleslaw, or one of our upgraded sides.
CHOOSE YOUR PATTY
Colorado Ground Chuck • Veggie • Chicken Breast • Grass Fed Beef (add 2.5) • Portobello
American • Cheddar • Swiss • Provolone • Blue Cheese • Chevre
Crispy Onion Straws • Jalapeño Straws • Mushrooms • Ale Onions • Guacamole • Avocado • Jalapeños • Fried Egg • Bacon
Small Caesar • House Salad • Sauteed Vegetables • Cup of Soup • Sweet Potato Fries • Broccoli • Roasted Beets • Mac n Cheese
Mayo • Chipotle Aioli • Garlic Aioli • Pesto Mayo • Texas Chipotle BBQ • Basil Pesto • Buff Sauce • 1,000 Island • Queso • Marinara
Our awesome homemade chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla bean ice cream. An ooey, gooey delight to share with your friends (or not)!
House-made bread pudding, topped with ice cream, strawberries, toasted walnuts, whipped cream, and candied banana chips. Drizzled with chocolate, caeamel, and stawberry sauce.
2 scoops of vanilla bean ice cream. Simplicity at it’s best!
Real vanilla bean ice cream hand-mixed with your favorite flavors into a thick, cold, creamy shake. The perfect treat or addition to your meal! Flavors we offer: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Oreo, Caramel
Pineapple & habanero-infused tequila, agave and lime juice.
STRAWBERRY MINT MARGARITA
Azunia Reposado, agave syrup, mint, strawberries, lime juice, and our house margarita mix.
Bulleit Bourbon, simple syrup, whole juiced lemon, topped with ginger beer and mint.
Fireside Bourbon, mint, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, cherry juice, and simple syrup.
STRAWBERRY BASIL TOM COLLINS
Denver Dry Gin, lemon, strawberry, basil, and simple syrup, topped with soda water.
Tito’s Vodka infused with our house-made pickles, pepperoncini, and our Sink Bloody Mary Mix.
CLASSIC BLOODY MARY
Ketel One Vodka and our Sink Bloody Mary Mix.
Patron XO Cafe, half and half, topped with cinnamon and cayenne.
WHY IS ALL THE RUM GONE?
Bacardi Rum, mint, lime juice, cherry juice, and simple syrup, topped with soda water.
Rosé, Pama Liqueur, cherries, orange, and simple syrup, topped with champagne.
SINK MIMOSA OR POINSETTIA
Champagne with orange or cranberry juice.
CLASSIC OLD FASHIONED
Bulleit Bourbon, Grand Marnier, cherry, orange, and orange bitters.
FUN NON-ALCOHOLIC “MOCKTAILS”
Basil simple syrup, grapefruit juice, and ginger beer.
CHERRY LIME RICKEY
Muddled cherries with lime, simple syrup, topped with soda water.
MY NAME IS BRUCE
Pineapple juice, grenadine, blue curacao syrup, sour mix, and GUMMY SHARKS!
BEER ON TAP
Avery IPA – Avery Brewing Company
White Rascal Belgian White – Avery Brewing Co.
Apricot Blonde – Dry Dock Brewing Co.
Fat Tire – New Belgium Brewing Co.
Rupture Fresh Grind Ale – Odell Brewing
90 Schilling Scotch Ale – Odell Brewing
CODENAME: Superfan IPA – Odd 13 Brewing
Coors Light – Coors Brewing Co.
*PLUS 7 ROTATING TAPS INCLUDING 3 WEST FLANDERS BREWS!
~ ASK YOUR SERVER OR BARTENDER FOR DETAILS
BEER AND CIDER CANS
Coors, Coors Light, Miller Light, Stella Artois, Budweiser, Bud Light, O’Doul’s N/A, PBR 160z, Avery’s – Liliko’I, and El Gose
Angry Orchard, Wild Cider’s – Pineapple, BeeHoppy, Lemon Basil, and Seasonal
New Amsterdam Pineapple Vodka, Pomegranate Liquor,
pineapple and pomegranate juices.
KEY LIME PIE MARTINI
Stoli Vanilla vodka, lime juice, simple syrup and half and half.
THE DIRTY TITO
Tito’s Vodka, olive juice, and olives.
Sink-infused citrus vodka, Triple Sec, cranberry juice, lime juice and simple syrup.
FRESH 2 DEATH
Hendrix Gin, muddled lime & cucumbers mixed with simple syrup.
DOUBLE RYE MANHATTAN
High West Double Rye Whiskey, sweet vermouth, bitters, Bordeaux cherry.
BUILD-YOUR-OWN MULE BAR
Choose from a selection of booze from Stoli, Stoli Orange, Stoli Blueberry, Stoli Raspberry, Fireside Whiskey, Cuidado Tequila, Denver Dry Gin or Elevate Vodka.
Choose your flavor, including Pomegranate, Cherry, Peach or Fresh Mint. Create a mule as unique as you are!
Our wines include chardonnay, pinot grigio, merlot, cabernet, pinot noir and rosé.
BEST BOULDER HAPPY HOUR
Happy Hour Drinks Specials ALL DAY SUNDAY!
Happy Hour presented by The Fox and Boulder Theaters
Every Thursday 3-6pm ***Get FREE tickets to upcoming shows with the purchase of select Happy Hour items!
Happy Hour Drinks
$4.65 Select Drafts
Happy Hour Food
The Slaughterhouse Five
$1.15 “Buff” Wings
Bacon Stuffed Jalapenos
Chips & Salsa