Rodeway Inn Airport
2799 Airport Way
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: (208) 336-7377
Fax: (208) 336-2035
What started as a tasting room for caterer John Berryhill's special events clientele is now one of Boise's best and most popular fine dining hot spots. Berryhill & Co. creates northwest cuisine, infused with flavors from around the globe. Be sure to check out the Sunday brunch buffet, which features freshly carved meats, seafood, egg dishes and more for $14. Reservations recommended. Banquet space is available.
Shiny, dark brown wood dominates the interior of this restaurant, while a long, attractive bar gives it an old-fashioned feel. An equally impressive menu offers everything from steaks to salads. Diners can select dishes such as Potato Crusted Halibut, Alder Roasted Salmon, Whiskey Chicken, and the Hunter Style Tuscan Meatloaf. Salads include Chicken Stacked Caesar and Murphy's Shrimp Louie. Wine and beer are also available.
Serving Boise diners since the 1970s, this simple Thai restaurant is located in a strip mall. Even though the decorations are plain, it boasts one thing that no other Boise restaurant can: the only Thai cuisine in town. Meals begin with standard Thai soups, like Tom Kah Kai and Tom Yung Koong, and other traditional appetizers, such as a generous helping of spring rolls. Entrees include the popular Pad Thai, Shrimp with Lobster Sauce, and even Chinese dishes, like Almond Chicken.
Trees surround the wrap-around windows at this popular pizza eatery. Offering pies in a variety of sizes, diners choose from a variety of pizzas, including garlic and eight other specialty pies. The Great White, one of the garlic choices, offers chicken, tomatoes, mushrooms, provolone and mozzarella on a garlic sauce. If pizza isn't your thing, there are 14 different pasta selections and tempting desserts, including a generous, sinful cheesecake.
Wood tables, brass fixtures, and a staring deer head create a testosterone-charged experience at this riverside restaurant. Televised sporting events add to the atmosphere. Claiming to have Boise's tallest bar, the pub boasts a wide variety of microbrews, including Buttface Amber Ale and Total Disorder Porter. Originality continues in the dining room with dishes ranging from Armadillo Eggs to Bourbon Blackjack Burgers. The outdoor patio provides views of the Boise River and Boise River Greenbelt
From the white linen to the floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, this downtown restaurant promises an exceptional dining experience. Delivering elegant yet comfortable furnishings, Cottonwood Grille offers a menu specializing in contemporary American dishes. Fresh Idaho trout and prime beef are among the specialties. The lunch menu includes delicacies such as chilled smoked Idaho trout Ffilet and an assortment of soups, salads, sandwiches and pastas, including rigatoni with fresh sausage. Begin your dinner with an appetizer such as spicy marinated eggplant or Ssteamers. Dining is also available on the outdoor, tree-lined terrace. A full wine menu is available.
This bar has over a dozen big-screen televisions. For the sports nut, the satellite will pick up any game, any time. This neighborhood bar's mantra, "no lawyers," which has been on its sign for decades, holds true. If you practice law, and relish an old-style sports watering hole, keep your mouth shut. Kids are not welcome either. Pool tables are free to visitors during the day. Standard American fare is served here.
Images of Humphrey Bogart dance through your head when you relax at this Casablanca-inspired cafe, located in the Eighth Street Marketplace. Connected to the The Flicks, a foreign and independent movie house, the fireplace-accented cafe serves a variety of sandwiches, soups, burgers, lasagna, salads and wraps. Wine and beer lovers choose from 18 wines and 30 beers. If coffee is your thing, then try one of the gourmet espresso drinks. The garden patio is perfect for people-watching while munching on the cafe's trademark chocolate chip cookies.
This airy beerhouse creates its own handcrafted beers and ales. A superb grill, providing tasty pub food is available, and children are welcome to watch the beers being made on site. For appetizers, try the Killer Bread - sourdough bread broiled with a "killer" topping of garlic, basil, parmesan, mayonnaise and black olives. Pub sandwiches include the TableRock Club - turkey, bacon, and roasted red peppers with tomato, lettuce, onion, topped with mayonnaise and served on toasted sourdough. Dinner specials include the Black Forest Pork Tenderloin, Seafood Jambalaya, and Smoked Chicken.
This inexpensive and popular Japanese restaurant serves up appetizers, Tempura, Teriyaki and over 40 types of sushi rolls in a laid-back ambiance. For starters, try the roll combination, which features California and cucumber rolls as well as ahi tuna. If you have any room left for the real-deal, the Sukiyaki, Tempura and Chicken Teriyaki are particularly good. Check the website for daily specials. Takeout also available.
Originally started in 1941, this burger joint today has more than 1000 chains across the US. Though they are known for their burgers, Carl's Jr also serves sandwiches, salads and desserts. Beverages like ice cream shakes are also available to complement the food. A good place to enjoy a great fast food meal at reasonable rates.
Mardi Gras is one of the most happening clubs in Boise to groove the night away. This bar and nightclub has a historic dance hall and is the most sought after venue in the music community for live events. Famous acts like REM have performed here. The DJ spins some great tracks to keep you enthralled through the night.