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Are You Ready To Visit Boise Bars This Weekend?

Last updated May 28, 2020 by Totally Boise

With the Rebound Idaho plan moving forward with Stage Three beginning Saturday, May 30, another wave of entities are allowed to reopen their doors to the public. Included in Stage Two is outdoor pools, splash pads, water parks, bars, distilleries, wineries and breweries if specific protocols can be met.

We’re excited for our local businesses to continue opening up, and we’re really excited to be able to hit the ground running at local happy hours again. So much so, we’ve put together a list of bars, breweries, wineries, and distilleries opening up in the coming days.


Silly Birch is opening at 3PM on Saturday, May 30, inviting people to come enjoy a drink at half capacity.

Handlebar will be open beginning this weekend, resuming with daily hours and 50% seating.

Cactus Bar will be open beginning Saturday, May 30 from 10AM - 2PM, operating at 50% capacity, with self-service sanitizing stations throughout the bar.

Mulligans located in downtown Boise, will be resuming hours beginning Saturday, May 30, with limited seating.

The Nook will be open beginning Saturday, serving up delicious cocktails and more!

The Mode will be opening this Saturday at 2PM!

Hops & Bottles will be serving up their delicious beers with regular business hours, beginning Saturday.

Suds Tavern will be opening Saturday, May 30th at 11 AM.

R Bar

Yardarm will be opening for this summer season beginning Saturday, May 30 at 12PM. Capacity is limited, so be ready for the potential of waiting to be seated and no parties over 6 will be allowed.

Whiskey Bar

Tom Grainey’s will be back beginning 3 PM on Saturday!

Construction Zone in Meridian is reopening Saturday, May 30 at 10 AM with poker and karaoke continuing! Plus a brand new pizza truck and specials going on for opening day.

Varsity Pub

Sam’s Smokehouse and Saloon will be opening their doors beginning Saturday, May 30.

McCleary’s - both locations

Atlas will be opening June 1st to serve up their funky cocktails.

Vista Bar will be open for some good, CLEAN fun on May 40th with live music at 9PM.

Charlie Browns will be doing a soft opening Saturday at 12AM, following all CDC guidelines they will only allow 41 people inside and a few out back.

Bei Lounge will be open beginning Thursday, May 28th, taking special precautions to ensure they’re following the guidelines of the CDC.

Symposion will be back this weekend beginning May 30th.

Eastside Tavern will be resuming operations Saturday, May 30 at 2PM. They’ll be open daily at 2 PM and will be putting all weekly events on hold until further notice.

The Pocket will be back serving up this weekend beginning May 30.

Ranch Club will be reopening Saturday, May 30 with indoor and outdoor seating, and a limited food menu. Their new hours are Monday - Friday 4PM - Close, Saturday and Sunday 2 PM - close.

Cricket’s is opening up on Saturday, May 30.

The TK Bar will be open 11AM on Saturday with more limited seating.

Base Pong and Axe opened May 16, but with Stage Three will be adding on hours opening at 2PM on weekdays.

Heritage Hop Haus opened May 16, but will now be doing Trivia Nights with Game Night Live and happy hour deals!

Pauly’s Bar Room opened back up on May 16, hosting events, special deals, and serving up delicious food!

Stub’s Sports Pub opened this week and is serving up happy hour deals and yummy food!

Hooligan’s Pub will be back June 2.

The Royal Cocktail Co. will be bringing you back in beginning June 1st.

Gas Lantern opened Thursday - Saturday from 3PM - 8PM.

Varsity Pub in Meridian will be opening their doors June 13th.

The Bottle Cap Bar is opening Saturday with yummy food and great drinks.

Neurolux will be reopening Saturday, May 30 at 12 PM.


Split Rail Winery is open Wednesday - Sunday 12PM - 6PM, with limited seating, increased sanitization practices, social distancing measures, and increased safety practices. Make a reservation online!

Loose Screw Beer Co. will be open Saturday at 12PM with food trucks throughout the day. Limited capacity, extra hand sanitizer, and extra precautions will be taken.

Coiled Wines Tasting Room is open Friday - Sunday 2PM - 7PM, reservations are required.

Mad Swede will be open Saturday, May 30, with patio seating and expanded outdoor dining. Curb Crust Pizza will be serving up food every day except Tuesdays.

Lost Grove is open 7 days a week, 12PM - 7PM.

Telaya Wine Co. is open serving up their delicious wine and hosting special social distancing events.

Sockeye Brewing is open daily 11AM - 9PM, with limited capacity and patio seating.

White Dog Brewing is back with trivia, brewery seating, and social distancing. They’re open Wednesday - Friday 5PM - 9PM, and Saturday and Sunday 12PM - 9PM.

Boise Brewing plans to reopen Saturday, May 30 with additional precautions to keep employees and customers safe.

Barbarian Brewing will be serving up in their Garden City taproom beginning Saturday the 30th and beginning on Monday in their downtown Boise location.

Powderhaus Brewing Company is opening their taproom with food trucks, weekly deals, and reopening excitement.

Crooked Fence Brewing will be open beginning Saturday, May 30 for limited inside seating and expanded outdoor seating. Growlers and beer to go will also be available for curbside pickup and online ordering.

Scoria Vineyards downtown lounge is open 2PM - 6PM Friday - Saturday.

Meriwether Cider House and Taproom will be opening with strict guidelines beginning June 13.

Highlands Hollow has partially opened for limited indoor seating and patio spots.

Edge Brewing opened up both locations for dining with limited hours 11AM - 9PM.

Bear Island opened with patio seating Tuesday - Saturday.

Cloud 9 - opened may 16




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