Women-Owned Retail Shops and Restaurants in Boulder 2021

by Rachel Daly
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Women owned business Boulder Colorado

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:

Retail Shops * Consignment Shops * Apothecaries 

Arts & Crafts * Art Galleries * Restaurants & Bakeries

For Women-Owned Health, Wellness and Fitness Businesses in Boulder, click here!

Women-Owned Restaurants & Bakeries in Boulder

women-owned restaurants in boulder

Photo Courtesy Rae’s & Kay’s Melting Pot

Aloy Thai

Modern Thai
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

New York-style Pies & Slices
Audrey, along with her brother Peter, run Audrey Jane’s Pizza Garage, a made-from-scratch pizza parlor in Central Boulder.
Located at 2675 13th St, Boulder, CO 80304.

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

Chef PattyCakes

Homemade donuts, delivered to your door
Insanely delicious donuts, created by owner of Chef PattyCakes, Chef Patty Wilson. Delivered to your door with love.

Flatiron Coffee

Coffee Shop
Flatiron Coffee, owned by Melissa Locy, features locally roasted coffee, espresso, teas & other hot drinks as well as free wifi!
Located at 2721 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

Food Lab

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.

Fresh Thymes

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

Sandwiches, Soup and Salad
Lindsay’s Boulder Deli, owned by Lindsay Shaw, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as ice cream and coffee.
Located at 1148 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

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

Proto’s Pizza

Authentic Boulder pizzeria 
Pam Proto owns Proto’s Pizza, serving brick-oven, thin-crust pizzas with creative toppings, plus full bar.
Located at 4670 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

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

Shine Community

Restaurant & Potions
Triplets Jennifer, Jill & Jessica Emich own Shine Community, featuring local, organic, nutrient dense, delicious food.
Located at 2480 Canyon Blvd m1, Boulder, CO 80302.

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.

Walnut Café

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

women-owned retail shops in Boulder

Photo Courtesy Jacque Michelle Gifts & Fashion

Alpaca Connection

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

Jewelry Store
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

Gifts, Art & Jewelry on Pearl Street
Constance Brenton owns Art Mart, featuring souvenirs and unique arts and crafts by local artists and designers.
Located at 1326 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

Bliss Boulder

Gift & Home Accent Boutique
Bliss Boulder features fabulous creations from local artisans and the freshest styles from designers – at great prices.
Located at 1643 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

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.

Canova Home

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

Fine Jewelry and Watches
Goldsmith and designer Carla Morrison owns Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry, specializing in custom, one-of-a-kind jewelry.
Located at 2017 10th Street, Suite A, Boulder, CO 80302

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

Christina’s Luxuries

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

Timeless Fine Jewelry
Christine Marguerite Designs is a boutique offering in-house & custom jewelry designs, including diamond ring & pendants.
Located at 1942 Broadway, Suite 407, Boulder CO 80302.

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

The Fitter

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

Gypsy Jewel

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


Women’s Fashion
Kris Budde owns Miriam’s, women’s boutique in Downtown Boulder featuring contemporary women’s wear brands.
Located at 2021 Broadway Street, Boulder CO 80302.

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.

The Peppercorn

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

The Ritz

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

women-owned retail shops in Boulder Colorado

Photo Courtesy The Amazing Garage Sale

 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

Clutter Consignment

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

Common Threads

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

Estate Alchemy

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

Rags Consignments

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

women-owned businesses in Boulder

Photo Courtesy Rebecca’s Herbal 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

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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

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Photo Courtesy Boulder Creative Collective

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

Local Art Gallery & Art Classes
Barbara Kornfield, owner at Barbara Kornfield Arts, is an artist, art teacher and member of the NoBo Art District.
Located at 1530 Lee Hill Dr, Boulder, CO 80304.

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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