According to OpenTable here are the top 10 restaurants everyone is raving about around Boise. OpenTable has listed the best, most hip restaurants that we all need to go try! And, for those of you who have never heard of OpenTable, we are here to help you. OpenTable is an online restaurant-reservation service company that allows you to book reservations instantly for the crowded places in town and eliminate the wait that feels like forever when you are hangry! Here is the 411 on the top restaurants according to OpenTable.
Photo Credit: Camel’s Crossing
A stylish upscale restaurant in Boise’s beautiful Hyde Park District. Camel’s Crossing is a contemporary american restaurant and is the place to go when you’re wanting to try something different than the usual evening out. With their farm-to-table menu that changes frequently you will never be disappointed in their “choose-your-own-adventure” four course menu option. If you aren’t wanting a big dinner they also offer a la carte menu options. The food, friendly service, swanky wallpaper and the ambience of Camel’s Crossing will have you wanting to come right back. They also offer a gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options, patio/outdoor dining and an extensive wine list to make your dinner even more delicious. If you are wanting to see what's on the menu and check their hours visit Camel’s Crossing, you can also stay in the loop with tasting events, classes, and featured wine and cuisines by subscribing to Camel’s Crossing Newsletter!
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Chandler’s Steakhouse is a staple in Boise, everyone raves about the food, atmosphere and cocktails! It is a great place located inside the beautiful Hotel 43 in downtown Boise for the perfect fine dining experience. Chandler’s specializes in Prime steaks and Fine Seafood along with wines and cocktails, they also have live jazz entertainment daily to really set the mood for a romantic dining experience! Chandler’s also includes the famous Martini Bar created by the famous Pat Carden. Chandler’s isn’t only for a fine dining experience, you can enjoy the social hour from 4PM - 6PM Monday- Friday, offering a menu of small plates and creative cocktails for their “after work” crowd wanting a quick bite to eat and delicious cocktail, at a reasonable price. They have been named Food Network’s best Steakhouse in the Country, and received the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator since 2008 with their wine list that features over 750 selections. This place is a must when visiting Boise, or for a special treat. Check out Chandler’s to see how amazing they truly are!
The Hyde House
The Hyde House, located in the quaint Hyde Park community is family owned and operated restaurant! Serving food paired with local beer and wine, they strive in making their customers feel welcomed while providing high quality American food in a friendly environment. The Hyde House is open Tuesday-Sunday with a rotating brunch menu along with $10 bottomless mimosas (we all know everyone loves mimosas especially when they are bottomless!) Although the menu is small, the Monteith Family makes sure it attracts our local foodies. When visiting you have the option to sit outside on their beautiful patio, or inside the quaint dining area designed by decor from The Recycled Room, also run by the family. Be sure to check out this Boise family's hidden treasure while enjoying a relaxing day in Hyde Park.
Diablo and Son’s Saloon
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Diablo and Son’s is the new hot spot in downtown Boise. With 23 lagers on tap and gourmet tacos, you will want to spend every Taco Tuesday here! Diablo and Son’s “was built to feel like Boise", they have craft cocktails plus beer, cider, and kombucha. Diablo and Sons might be the only lager-focused craft beer house and Boise is loving it! With their diverse menu, there is something for everyone. Not in the mood for tacos? No worries! Order some of the delicious burnt wings or a burger! Diablo and Son’s focuses on making their food ‘Boise food’, defined by the people, values, and ingredients of Boise, Idaho which makes everyone want to get a taste of it! Check out their kitchen and bar hours, we find it is the perfect place for a fun, late night adventure!
Red Feather Lounge
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Red Feather has been around since 2002 and is only getting more and more popular. With delicious American cuisine and classic craft cocktails, while surrounded by a chic and modern American lounge, dining at Red Feather is an experience. Being sister restaurants with Bittercreek Alehouse and Diablo and Son’s they try their best to serve cuisines made from ingredients grown as close to home as possible. Not only does Red Feather have a mouth watering menu they also strive to make your cocktail even better. Making exceptional cocktails takes a lot of thought, hard work and passion - but enjoying exceptional cocktails should be fun & easy according to Red Feather. Cheers to that!
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Did someone say Italian? Alavita is a cozy brick-walled trattoria offering Italian meals prepared with local ingredients PLUS amazing cocktails. Now that's a perfect mix. Alavita is all about fresh pasta created daily, from Tortellini to Linguini, you name it, they have it. This restaurant is all about celebrating life with good friends and family which is where their name came from, ‘alla’ ‘vita’ which means “to life”... put it together and voila! Alavita is a warm welcoming setting in the heart of Downtown Boise. Along with delicious Italian food it has a full bar mixing craft cocktails, and of course, a delicious wine list. Now that makes us want to say Salute Alavita...Cheers To Life!
Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria
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Authentic, savory and creative are a few words you think about when heading to Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria. With their creative menu and true culinary traditions of Neapolitan pizza, Flatbread has everything your palette didn’t even know it needed. With 3 locations being in Downtown Boise, Bown Crossing, and Eagle Island there is a spot for everyone in the Treasure Valley! This pizzeria has everything for the family; flatbreads, salads, sandwiches, different Italian style entrees and the best part for most people.. daily happy hours with delicious beer, wine, and cocktails! It is the perfect date night spot or great for a family get together, everyone will be impressed by the flavors and food they have to offer!
Photo Credit: Fork, Boise & Redfox Visual
Creative, farm-to-table American dishes and craft cocktails are everything Downtown Boise wants. Along with craft cocktails, Fork is a vibrant and hip restaurant in the hub of downtown. The perfect location to sit out on their quaint patio for some sun and a great view of downtown, or inside the beautiful old brick wooden building, it is a fun atmosphere for lunch and dinner. Fork has developed a pledge of being “Loyal to Local '' and have committed their key ingredients to be from local Boise and Northwest farmers, ranchers, brewers and so on, which is why Boiseians love it! Along with being open for lunch and dinner weekly, they offer weekend brunch, known for the “Fork Build-a-Bloody Mary Bar ''. Trust us, come here for your Sunday Funday and you won’t be disappointed.
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Anderson Reserve is a beautiful barn located in Sweet, Idaho in between Boise and Mccall. Let us tell you, it is so much more than a barn, it is definitely worth the drive. This family-owned business is a combined custom butchery, market and dining experience. Not to mention the savory meat they pre-cut and hand-craft will be the talk of the table along with the beautiful scenery. It's a picture perfect place to visit and experience fine dining at it’s best. Visiting Anderson Reserve you will not be disappointed in the extraordinary atmosphere and savory menu items. With Executive Chef Joe Bonocore you can expect a flavorful new menu every weekend! While experiencing the savory menu, they also have some of the finest wines and beers from around the world.
Lock Stock & Barrel
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Lock Stock & Barrel is one of the oldest steakhouses in the valley, and is a well-known destination for true meat lovers. Being known for their famous prime rib isn’t all they have to offer, they have delicious menu items from hand carved steaks, lamb, seafood and much more. Along with a delicious diverse menu, they even have a weekday happy hour! Having all their meat aged in house and butchered by their chefs, has led to them being voted “Boise’s Best Steakhouse” for 10 years in a row. Get in early to get a slab of their prime rib. It's so delicious, they run out daily!
Now that you are an insider to the top 10 restaurants on OpenTable in the Treasure Valley, it’s time to start planning your dinners around them, but don't forget to reserve your table on OpenTable to avoid waiting for the next open spot. Let us know what you think about your delicious dinners and drinks by tagging @TotallyBoise in your pictures when visiting these restaurants!