Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - Boise, ID


Boise, ID

  (10 restaurants)    
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Sunshine Spice Bakery & Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sunshine Spice Bakery & Cafe ($$)
(88 ratings)

6911 W Fairview Ave Map It!
Boise, ID 83704
(208) 991-3920
  • Aash (Afghan Noodle Soup)
    noodle soup w/ kidney beans, chickpeas, lentil, sour cream, dry dill
  • Mantoo (Dumplings)
    Afghani version of the dumpling w/ beef, sour cream, red sauce, green onion, cilantro; looks good
5.0 out of 5
88 ratings
opened in 2019; Boise's first Afghan bakery/cafe; started by 4 sisters serving foods from their home county; some of proceeds go to supporting women in Afghanistan (who cannot have an education)
  • Lamb Plof
    well-seasoned basmati rice, bite-sized tender pieces of lamb tender chunks of lamb, onions & carrots; check restaurant for availability
  • Pelmeni
    handmade Russian style dumplings w/ seasoned ground beef filling; served w/ sour cream or in soup form (Guy had soup); "this is one of best thing I've had to eat in the last year" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
178 ratings
"small but mighty restaurant, serving up comforting classics like beef stroganoff, Russian crepes, and Pelmeni dumplings" (from its website); everything made from scratch
Bar Gernika: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bar GernikaSee Bar Gernika Video ($$)
(371 ratings)

202 S Capitol Blvd Map It!
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 344-2175
  • Beef Tongue
    beef tongue served each Saturday from 11:30 am until they run out (usually by 1:00 pm); topped w/ tomato-based sauce; popular
  • Lamb Dip
    a favorite; thin slices of tender roasted leg of lamb on a fresh French roll with a light lamb sauce for dipping; looks good
  • Solomo Sandwich
    Marinated pork loin with pimientos and served on a freshly baked french roll; traditional Basque food
4.5 out of 5
371 ratings
Basque food
Madre - Boutique Taqueria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Madre - Boutique Taqueria ($$)
(199 ratings)

1034 S La Pointe St Map It!
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 432-1100
  • Braised Carnitas Tacos
    spiced cole slaw, blue cheese, BBQ sauce; looks good
  • Quesabirria
    folded two stewed beef & cheese quesadillas, consommé on the side; looks good
4.5 out of 5
199 ratings
since 2018; serving next-level tacos in "a gathering space where authentic food is met with warm hospitality, quality ingredients, delicious food and craft beverages"; James Beard nominee
  • Gridiron Burger
    double brisket-patty, bacon jam, grilled onions, house pickles, special sauce, cheddar cheese; looks good
  • Monte Cristo Sandwich
    savory & sweet sandwich; pulled pork, bacon, American & Swiss cheese, Berry coulis, French-toast battered bread, powdered sugar
4.0 out of 5
299 ratings
started as food truck in 2012 & then brick-and-mortar 2 yrs later; focus surrounds smoked meats w/ a Southern flair, sprinkling in twists from other regional influences
  • Chicken Biriyani
    slow cooked choice Basmati Rice sautéed w/ cloves, cardamom, bay leaves, black pepper, ginger root & minced garlic
  • Goat Karahi
    cilantro, tomato based reduction stir-fried w/ a rioting blend of ginger, chillies, & spices
4.0 out of 5
354 ratings
"I made it a policy that I would never serve anything on my customers' table that I would not serve my children" (from its website)
Kodiak Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kodiak Grill [CLOSED] ($$)
(11 ratings)

12342 Hwy 21 Map It!
Boise, ID 83716
(208) 338-8859
  • Kodiak Big Bear
    1/2 pound burger topped with smoked sausage, melted Jack and Cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onion; looks good
  • Steak Sandwich
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
11 ratings
Westside Drive-in: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Westside Drive-in ($)
(289 ratings)

1929 W State St Map It!
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 342-2957
  • Finger Steaks
  • Prime Rib
    only on Friday and Saturday; looks good
3.5 out of 5
289 ratings
opened in 1957; old-school 1950s-era diner & neighborhood institution by certified chef serving classic American fare; meal served w/ fortune cookie; Other Recipes: Monte Cristo Sandwich
Donnie Mac's Trailer Park Cuisine: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Donnie Mac's Trailer Park Cuisine [CLOSED]See Donnie Mac's Trailer Park Cuisine Video ($$)
(42 ratings)

1515 W Grove St Map It!
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 384-9008
  • Build Your Own Burger
    cooked on mesquite grill; Guy got jalapeno, cheddar cheese, pepper jack cheese, bacon, red bell pepper & trailer sauce
  • Mac and Cheese
    you can top w/ whatever you want; Guy topped w/ hot dog, bacon, red onions, green pepper, jalapenos, olives, chiles, cheetos (called it "The Thunder Plate")
  • Southern Fried Chicken Sandwich
    w/ corn dressing
3.0 out of 5
42 ratings
[CLOSED]; colorful & crazy w/ junkyard decor; American food w/ a twist; Other Recipes: Corn Dressing for Southern Fried Chicken
Pizzalchik: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pizzalchik [CLOSED]See Pizzalchik Video ($$)
(144 ratings)

7330 W State St Map It!
Boise, ID 83703
(208) 853-7757
  • Garlic 'shroom Chicken
    garlic & mushroom mix inserted under the skin and cooked in stone hearth oven
  • Great Salmon Caper
    pizza w/ smoked salmon, capers, artichokes, basil & red onion; "out of bounds...MMM!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Wild Forest Mist
    a top seller; pizza w/ elk, mushrooms & "rainbows"
3.0 out of 5
144 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2004; name is the combo of pizza, salad & chicken; everything is cooked in the 6000-lb stone hearth oven; where 12-year old son makes the pizza (throwing pizza dough in the air); Other Recipes: Huckleberry Apple Crisp
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Boise, ID

  (10 restaurants)