All the Best Places to Eat in Boise, Idaho

Posted by Jeffery Sweet on Friday, January 17th, 2020 at 3:40pm

Boise city is full of great restaurants, from breakfast (and Coffee) to family lunches and fine dining. Even wineries and breweries for those who enjoy relaxing and unwinding. Whether you enjoy the nightlife or you're a rise and shine kind of person, we've got you covered!

the best places to eat in Boise, Idaho

Below we have compiled a list of all of the best restaurants that you and your family or friends can hit up when out and about in Boise, Idaho. If you're looking for McDonald's or Burger King you might want to just search Google Maps.

Here's a list of the best restaurants in Boise, and we'll go into further detail about the places we really like, below.

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Tasso is a chef owned restaurant that specializes in high quality, innovative casual lunches with a "really cool" atmosphere. This restaurant is open daily from 11 AM until 4 PM. They serve late breakfast and lunches with house-cured meats, curated beer and wine and even snacks.

You can follow Tasso on Instagram here:

You can find Tasso located at:

401 S. 8th st
Boise, ID, 83702

Phone: 208-336-2555


This restaurant is inspired by French Bistro and open Tuesday through Thursday from 5 PM until 9:30 PM, and Friday and Saturday from 5 PM until 10 PM. Happy hour lasts all night!

Friday they have an Oyster cart with fresh-shucked oysters on the patio along with a Shrimp cocktail, tinned fish and plenty of alcohol. 

Saturday from 8-10 AM (or until they run out) they serve bags of fresh and warm ricotta donuts, along with juice and coffee. Take them home or hang out on the patio bar rail! But be sure to check in to make sure they're ready to serve. 

One Sunday per month they offer prix-fixe brunches, each as a theme. Reservations are required!

Find Petite 4 on Instagram here:


4 N. Latah
Boise, ID, 83706

Phone: 208-345-1055


For over 60 years The Capri Restaurant has been serving delicious breakfast to Boise locals all day long, as well as lunch and dinner. Whether you're into Steak and Eggs, Oatmeal, Hotcakes, French Toast or even sandwiches, The Capri has you covered!


2520 West Fairview Avenue
Boise, ID, 83702

You can see their reviews here:



Elegant cuisine in an upscale atmosphere at this stylish modern Hotel. Whether you're looking for "different" appetizers such as Pelmeni or Spicy cheese toast, or Plates like Kaese Spaetzle you can eat like a king here. If you're into alcohol then check out the bar and enjoy drinks by a fire or under the trees.


1314 W Grove Street
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-424-8244



Hand crafted, slow batch pizza with soul. Whether you're in the mood for Red Pizza, White Pizza, Meatballs or veggies, The Wylder is a great place for wonderful pizza. They offer full service dining, craft cocktails and supper, and they've recently opened for lunch!


501 West Broad Street
Boise, ID

Phone: 208-209-3837



A fantastic restaurant that is big on local loyalty and sources much of its food from local Boise farmers, ranchers, bakers, distillers, brewers, producers and even cheese makers. Take a quick look at their menu and you'll be starting your car just minutes later. It's mouth-watering.


199 N. 8th Street
Boise, ID (located downtown)

Phone: 208-287-1700



Okay, it's not a restaurant, this is for your post-meal at one of the other restaurants. The STIL has custom crafted Ice Cream. They also have beer and wine pairings, affogatos, soda floats and handmade ice cream sandwiches. Got dogs? No problem, they have a dog-friendly patio to bring your furbaby! They also have 2 locations to make it easy for those in nearby cities. One in downtown Boise and the other in Harris Ranch.

Address 1:

786 W Broad St
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-809-8888

Address 2:

3724 S. Eckert Rd
Boise, ID 83716

Phone: 208-810-3028


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