In honor of Women’s History Month, I’m gathering together a list of women-owned retail shops and restaurants in Boulder. Let’s give some extra support and love to these local businesses during this time of COVID. If you know a Boulder retailer or restaurant run by a female entrepreneur not listed here, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page. The list is long, if you are looking for something specific, here are some helpful links to the categories:
Women-Owned Restaurants & Bakeries in Boulder
Aloy Thai is owned by Bangkok-born sisters, Arisa Chanchokpong and Bo Bean, and their mother. Aloy Thai features light, fresh, healthy, authentic Thai food.
Located at 2720 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302.
Audrey Jane’s Pizza Garage
Boss Lady Pizza
New York Style Pizza on the Hill
Whitney Gleave owns the fabulous Boss Lady Pizza, serving pizza all day! Breakfast, lunch and dinner, with gluten–free, vegetarian and vegan options available whole pie and by-the-slice.
Located at 1129 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Homemade donuts, delivered to your door
Insanely delicious donuts, created by owner of Chef PattyCakes, Chef Patty Wilson. Delivered to your door with love.
Recreational Cooking School & At Home Cooking Kits
Casey Easton is the founder of Food Lab, where anyone can learn how to become a culinary superstar! Food Lab offers cooking classes that are designed to be fun and delicious and is now offering at home food kits and virtual classes.
Located at 1825 Pearl St A, Boulder, CO 80302.
Farm to Fork Boulder Restaurant
Christine Ruch owns Fresh Thymes, offering simple, healthy, flavorful foods that cater to your needs: vegetarian, paleo, gluten free, peanut free, vegan and more.
Located at 2500 30th St. #101, Boulder CO 80301.
Lindsay’s Boulder Deli
Organic Sandwich Company
Gourmet Breakfast and Lunch Sandwiches on Pearl Street
Marcy Miller owns the Organic Sandwich Company, specializing in delicious, organic sandwiches including breakfast and lunch classics as well as vegan and gluten free options.
Located at 1500 Pearl Street, Suite F, Boulder, CO 80302
Piece, Love & Chocolate
Sweet Shop & Bakery
Professional chocolatier and pastry chef, Sarah Amorese owns Piece, Love & Chocolate, a sweet shop and café specializing in chocolates and baked goods.
Located at 805 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Rae’s & Kay’s Melting Pot
Authentic Puerto Rican/Soul Food
Rae’s & Kay’s Melting Pot is a family-owned, black-owned, women-owned to-go restaurant that serves healthy, affordable food inspired by many cultures around the world.
Located at 555 30th St, Boulder CO 80303.
Shamane’s Bake Shoppe
Dessert Shop & Bakery
Pastry Chef Shamane Simons owns Shamane’s Bake Shoppe, specializing in baked goods and desserts including wedding cakes, also serving breakfast, lunch and coffee.
Located at 2825 Wilderness Place, Suite 800, Boulder CO 80301
Taco Junky & Tequila Bar
Latin American Restaurant & Bar
Toula Georgakopoulos and Evey Caravello own Taco Junky & Tequila Bar, a playful interpretation of a postmodern eclectic taqueria/cantina serving delicious fare that’s outside the box.
Located at 1149 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
The Village Nosh
Eastern European Jewish Bakery
Dianne Fishel owns The Village Nosh, specializing in organic baked goods including chocolate babkas, rugelach, black and white cookies, mandelbread, challah and so much more. Free delivery & pickup in Boulder for orders over $20.
Breakfast and Lunch Café
Walnut Café and it’s sister restaurant, the Southside Cafe (the Southside is temporarily closed) serve breakfast and lunch favorites as well as gluten-free and vegan options.
Located at 3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301 and 673 S Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305
Women-Owned Retail Shops in Boulder
Natural Fabric Clothing Boutique on Pearl Street
Lidia Holl owns Alpaca Connection, specializing in Alpaca sweaters, coats & accessories, natural fabric clothing, jewelry and gifts.
Located at 1334 Pearl St, Boulder, Colorado
Angie Star Jewelry
Angela Olsgard owns Angie Star Jewelry, a charming shop selling jewelry made by local artists with conflict-free stones & sustainable metals.
Located at 1807 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302.
Art Mart Gifts
Boulder Furniture Arts
Handcrafted Furniture, Made to Order
Hannah Rogal, Lead Designer and co-owner at Boulder Furniture Arts, where she and her team create one-of-a-kind beautiful & sustainable handcrafted furniture.
Located at 2055 26th St, Boulder, CO 80302.
The Brass Bed
Linens & Bedroom Furniture
The Brass Bed is owned and run by Rosella Louis, and her daughters Molly Louis & Olivia Louis. The store features fine linen home wares, mattresses and bedroom furniture.
Located at 2460 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302.
Jewelry, Lighting & Home Decor
Susan Robinson owns Canova Home, specializing in home decor, one-of-a-kind lighting, locally-crafted jewelry and unique merchandise.
Located at 1200 Pearl St, Suite 100, Boulder, CO 80302.
Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry
Cedar & Hyde Mercantile
Modern Day Mercantile
Sisters, Christie and Poss Lambert, own Cedar & Hyde Mercantile, specializes in clothing for men and women, home goods and market items.
Located at 2015 10th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Lingerie, Swimwear & More
Barbara Wilson owns Christina’s Luxuries, specializing in lingerie, swimwear and clothing in Boulder for 40 years.
Located at 2425 Canyon Blvd # 100, Boulder, CO 80302.
Christine Marguerite Designs
Classic Facets Ltd.
Antique Jewelry Store
Mikki Rainey owns Classic Facets, Ltd., featuring thousands of authentic antique, vintage, and estate pieces from the 1700’s through the 1940’s.
Located at 942 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Smoking Accessories, Gifts, Clothing on the Hill
Bonnie Dahl and Betty Gruskin own The Fitter specializing in glass products, smoking accessories, clothing and footwear.
Located at 1303 Broadway St, Boulder, CO 80302
Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe
Specialty Toy Store
Lynne Milot owns Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe, featuring a wide range of hand chosen, educational and fun toys for gifts, holidays, birthdays or any special occasion.
Located at 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, Co. 80302
Handcrafted Jewelry on Pearl Street
Owned by a mother and her daughters, Gypsy Jewel specializes in handcrafted furniture, textiles, art & jewelry from Asia.
Located at 820 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Lifestyle Boutique & Home Goods
Haven is a lifestyle boutique in Boulder, CO that integrates vintage collectibles, women’s clothing, small batch apothecary and home goods.
Located at 1615 Folsom St, Boulder, CO 80302
Jacque Michelle Gifts & Fashion
Gift Shop & Women’s Clothing Boutique
Jacque Michelle, owned by Janet Taffet, is a colorful boutique featuring women’s clothes, jewelry & accessories, plus stationery, cards & gifts.
Located at 2670 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304
Moon Mother Hemp Co.
High Quality Full Spectrum Hemp Extract Products
Jessica Bates co-owns Moon Mother Hemp Co., supplying full spectrum organic hemp oil supplements and botanicals to support healing & wellbeing for body and mind.
Located at 2425 Canyon Blvd unit d, Boulder, CO 80302.
Housewares & Home Furnishings
Doris J. Houghland owns The Peppercorn, specializing in cookware, coffee and coffee accessories, bedding and bath items, personal care products and dinnerware.
Located at 1235 Pearl St., Boulder
Retail Costume and Clothing Shop
Susan Nutting owns The Ritz, award-winning Boulder classic, specializing in traditional to outrageous costumes and cool and unique clothing.
Located at 959 Walnut St., Boulder 80301
Savvy on Pearl
Boutique for Men, Women And Kids on Pearl Street
Owned by Erica Dahl, Savvy on Pearl provides unique and eclectic fashion forward clothing, shoes and accessories for women, men and kids.
Located at 1114 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Two Sole Sisters
Footwear, Handbags, Accessories and Jewelry
Sisters Laurel and Lindsey Tate own Two Sole Sisters, a shabby-chic boutique selling women’s shoes also features jewelry, handbags & accessories.
Located at 1703 Pearl Street, Boulder, Co 80302
Vacuums R Us & Sewing Too!
Vacuum & Sewing Sales & Service
Vacuums R Us & Sewing Too! is a full service vacuum center offering sales and service on all major brands of vacuum cleaners as well as sewing machines.
Located at 3005 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301.
Voss Art + Home
Art & Home Furnishings
Voss Art + Home, owned, owned by Sondra Voss, offers unique furniture and original art, to accessories from around the world, VOSS has something for everyone.
Located at 2020-2080 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Women-Owned Boulder Consignment Shops & Second-Hand Stores
The Amazing Garage Sale
Hip Consignment Shop in North Boulder
Judi Lesta owns The Amazing Garage Sale, an upscale resale store specializing in mid-century items, antique, vintage and retro furniture, collectible art and estate jewelry.
Located at 4919 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304
Childish Things Boutique
Boulder’s oldest and largest resale store for children and moms-to-be.
Kerri Radicella owns Childish Things Boutique, specializing in new and very gently used clothing, toys, and furniture, new cloth diapers and kid friendly, eco-friendly products.
Located at 3183 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301
Quality Furniture and Home Décor Consignment Shop
Patty Ross owns Clutter Consignment, featuring furniture and home decor consignment with an eclectic mix of inventory that spans the decades.
Located at 2500 30th St, Boulder, CO 80301
Clothing Consignment & Creative Space
Common Threads, owned by Libby Alexander, is a stylish boutique with name-brand consignment clothing & accessories, plus sewing & craft classes.
Located at 2707 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
Second-Hand Furniture & Estate Liquidations
Estate Alchemy, owned by Roseanne Ashley, sells quality second hand furniture and home decor in their Boulder store. We also offer customized estate liquidation services.
Located at 2966 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80301
Women’s Consignment Clothing, Accessories & Footwear
Rags Consignments, owned by Margaret Miner, specializes in consignment boutique brand women’s clothing, accessories and footwear.
Located at 3129 28th Street Boulder, CO 80301 and 2890 Bluff Street Boulder, CO 80301
Women-Owned Boulder Apothecary
Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary
Pharmacy, Herbs, Essential Oils
Rebecca Luna owns Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary, quaint pharmacy offering herbal medicines, essential oils, therapeutic teas, bath & beauty products as well as classes.
Located at 1227 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
Women-Owned Boulder Arts & Crafts Stores
Art Parts Creative Reuse Center
Arts & Crafts Store
Art Parts, founded by Denise Perreault, is a local non-profit, offering a fascinating variety of industry surplus, plus new and gently used art/craft/school and other unusual, resourceful materials, all at 30 – 90% off retail.
Located at 2870 Bluff St, Boulder, CO 80301
Elfriede’s Fine Fabrics
Quilting and Garment Fabric Source
Elfriede Gamow owns Elfriede’s Fine Fabrics, Boulder’s trusted source for extraordinary quilting and garment fabrics at reasonable prices as well as sewing classes.
Located at 2425 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302
Fabric & Sewing Boutique
Fabricate, founded by Linda Spillman, features a wide array of fabrics decor as well as crafty books and kits, unique gifts made by local artists, and patterns and notions for sewing, quilting, embroidery, and felting!
Located at 2017 17th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Women-Owned Boulder Art Galleries
Ana’s Art Gallery
Local Gallery, International Art
Ana’s Art Gallery owner, Ana Weir, represents local and international artists, with a focus on great arts from Africa and the Caribbean. Ana’s curated collection represents the unique voice and vision of each artist.
Located at 958 Cherryvale Rd, Boulder, CO 80303.
Art + Soul
Fine Art Gallery & Designer Jewelry on Pearl Street
Debbie Klein owns Art and Soul, a unique and sophisticated gallery featuring local and national artists as well as designer jewelry.
Located at 1615 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302.
Barbara Kornfield Arts
Boulder Creative Collective
Art Gallery, Art Incubator & Studio Residency
Boulder Creative Collective is a non-profit created by Addrienne Amato & Kelly Cope Russack that offer artist residencies, gallery exhibitions , representation & exposure for artists and workshops and classes for the community.
Located at 2208 Pearl Street, Boulder CO 80302.
Bricolage Art Gallery
Mixed Media & Found Object Art Gallery
Located within Art Parts, Bricolage Gallery is one of just a few national galleries to specialize in assemblage, mixed media, found object, & bricolage artworks. Local & international art exhibits change every 6 weeks.
Located at Art Parts Creative Reuse Center 2870 Bluff St, Boulder, CO 80301
Lael Gallery & Studios
Art Gallery and Studio
Lael Har is a prolific artist and has built a community of artists at Lael Gallery and Studios, where she hold workshops for local artists.
Located at 1025 Rosewood Ave Unit 108, Boulder, CO 80304.
Mary Williams Fine Arts Gallery
Fine Art Gallery & Framing
Owned by Mary Williams, Mary Williams Fine Art Gallery features local and national artists, as well as antique art prints and maps.
Located at 5311 Western Ave #112, Boulder, CO 80301.
Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center
Art Gallery & Event Center
Tiffany Mitchum owns Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center, downtown Boulder’s premiere venue for weddings as well as a large gallery featuring local artists.
Located at 1301 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
Street Wise Boulder
Annual ARTivism Mural Festival
Woman-founded and ran by an all-female board of directors, Street Wise Boulder, Boulder’s annual mural festival, amplifies artist voices and uses the power of public art as a means to connect, spark change and build empathy within the community.
Street Wise murals can be found all over the city, check out the map here.
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