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2785 Iris Ave, Boulder, CO 80304
(303) 443-1365
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First Course (choice of)

BEET SALAD VEG GF
Baby greens, roasted beets, pear, feta cheese, walnuts, balsamic vinaigrette

ARUGULA & DRIED FRUIT SALAD VEG GF
arugula, raisin, fig, apricot, shaved fennel, pecans, goat cheese, cranberry vinaigrette

TOMATO CAPRESE SALAD  (+$2) VEG GFO
fresh house made mozzarella, balsamic marinated tomato, basil, estate olive oil, coarse sea salt, charred bread

LOCAL SQUASH SOUP VEG GF
smooth winter squash soup topped with pecans and crispy sage

MUSHROOMS & POLENTA VEG GF
assorted Hazel Dell mushrooms, gorgonzola, fresh herbs, over soft polenta

POLENTA FRITTERS GF
folded with speck and fontina, red pepper-almond romesco sauce

CALAMARI (+$1) GFO
olive oil poached, garlic, fresh tomato, basil, charred bread

PORK RILLETTES (+$1) GFO
house pickled veggies, beet mustard, cabbage, charred bread

Second Course (choice of)

VEGETARIAN PLATTER GF
spice sautéed tempeh, cauliflower steak & gorgonzola, winter squashes & walnuts, soft polenta, romesco, pesto, fresh cabbage salad

IDAHO TROUT (+$2) GF
Italian caper salsa verde sauce, white beans with roasted garlic, petite salad of fennel, lemon and arugula

GARLIC CHICKEN BREAST GF
8 oz. bone-in skin-on breast, roasted garlic, rosemary, lemon, butter, brussels sprouts, soft polenta

SHORT RIBS (+$3) GF
braised boneless beef, natural jus, root vegetables, roasted potatoes, fresh cabbage salad

PEAR & GORGONZOLA GNOCCHI VEG
potato gnocchi, caramelized pear, parsley, almonds, spinach, gorgonzola, touch of cream

BOLOGNESE GFO
classic sauce with Colorado bison, beef, pork, carrot, onion, pecorino, orecchiette pasta

Third Course (choice of)

FLOURLESS FUDGE CAKE GF
topped with almond butter butter cream and toasted almonds; with orange vanilla syrup and mint

ORANGE PANNA COTTA BRULEE GF
burnt top orange scented panna cotta, pistachios, fresh berries, mint


 VEG = Vegetarian             GF = Gluten Free              GFO = Gluten Free Option (+$1.25)

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Arugula: North Boulder’s Favorite Neighborhood Eatery

Established in 2009 by Chef/Proprietor Alec Schuler, Arugula brings together the simple flavors of Europe and the Mediterranean along side classic American favorites. Fresh, local, seasonal ingredients from Boulder’s farms are the inspiration behind our innovative menus that offer something for everyone -- a variety nibbles, small shareable plates, large plates and more.

At the bar, you’ll find creative cocktails, an extensive wine list and refreshing local craft brews carefully selected to compliment the extensive menu.

A local neighborhood restaurant, Arugula has one goal in mind: fresh flavorful food that makes you feel good. Its recently re-designed, art-filled dining room offers a warm and friendly vibe. Come for a drink and a small bite, or stay for dinner!

And, because we know that guests’ dietary needs are important, every menu offers selections that are clearly marked Gluten-free, Gluten – free Optional, Vegetarian, and Vegan.


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