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Back To Our Roots: Best Country Bars in Boise

Last updated May 20, 2024 by Totally Boise

Are you ready to trade in your city slicker style for some country charm? If you’re looking to spice up your nights with a little country flair, Boise’s got just the ticket. Home to a range of authentic country bars that offer everything from line dancing to live country bands, there’s a spot for every taste. Let’s explore the five best country bars in Boise where you can kick back, relax, and enjoy a honky-tonk night in true Western style.

Pengilly's Saloon

Step into the timeless charm of Pengilly's Saloon, a Boise staple known for its vintage décor and live music nights. This classic venue offers a relaxed, speakeasy vibe where locals and visitors alike can savor expertly mixed cocktails and whiskey and unwind to the smooth sounds of live music in a setting that feels like a step back in time.

Wapiti Saloon

Located in the heart of Boise, Wapiti Saloon is a new hole-in-the-wall bar on Main Street. The saloon offers a traditional country experience with its rustic décor and old west vibe. It’s the perfect place for a relaxed night out, sipping on classic American brews and enjoying good company.

127 Saloon

127 Saloon brings a modern twist to the country bar scene. With its contemporary music mix and lively dance floor, it's a great place to dance the night away while still enjoying the casual, down-to-earth atmosphere that country bar lovers seek. Starting on Thursday, the Saloon offers line and swing dance lessons to perfect your moves. For more vibrant dancing venues, be sure to check out our "Where to Go Dancing in Boise" blog.

Navajo Room

Tucked away in Boise’s historic district, the Navajo Room is an ideal spot for those looking to enjoy a quieter evening. With its intimate setting and focus on acoustic music, this long time Boise classic offers a more refined way to enjoy the country bar scene. Its unique murals and old western feel are a must-see alone.

House of Western 

Experience a slice of classic Americana at The House of Western, Boise’s ode to all things cowboy and country, where they say “Do it the fun way!” Decked out with vintage western decor and offering a variety of fun, it's the ideal spot for anyone wanting to immerse themselves in a night of old-fashioned fun and country tunes. Head to the House for a night of eating, drinking, bowling, and games!

Press & Pony

Nestled on W Idaho Street, Press & Pony may exude a chic atmosphere with its craft cocktails and sophisticated vibe, but step inside and you'll discover its true, vintage speakeasy soul. On country nights, this hidden gem transforms into a lively honky-tonk bar, where classic country tunes reign supreme. It’s the perfect spot in Boise to enjoy a night filled with classic cocktails and great company in a uniquely charming setting. If you’re interested in more of the speakeasies in Boise, take a peek at our “Speakeasies in Boise (And Where to Find Them)” blog!


Boise’s country bars are as diverse and inviting as the city itself. Whether you’re in the mood for a bustling dance hall or a cozy saloon, these spots offer the perfect setting to let loose and enjoy a night out with your girlfriends. Embrace the local country scene for a truly unforgettable night of fun, laughter, and dancing.

So what are you waiting for? Put on those dancing shoes, gather the girls, and head to one of these top country bars in Boise for a night filled with fun, music, and memories.




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