Puffy clouds adorn the ceiling, while columns and arches add to the otherworldly feeling at this Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Greek restaurant. At Cazba, portions are generous, and the waiters are attentive whether you are seated inside or on the patio. Meals begin with pita bread and Hummus or Tabbouleh. Entree items include Dolmades, grape leaves filled with a lamb and rice mixture and seasoned to perfection. Other favorites are the Gyros Platter, Moussaka and Spanakopita. 11-9 sun th, fr sat 11-10
Cherry wood highlights the decor of this northern Italian restaurant, located in the lobby of the Grove Hotel. Perfect for diners attending events at the QWest Arena or other nightlife offerings, the restaurant features Rainbow Trout Encrusted with Pine Nuts or Pollo Alla Cacciatore. It offers a large wine and beer list and a complete bar. If you still have room, try one of the homemade waffle cones with ice cream or a hot berry cobbler. Service is prompt and polite, including a valet service. Impressed diners should return for an equally delectable breakfast or lunch.
Customers perch on bar stools and the conversation is always flowing at this downtown nightspot. The large windows at Bittercreek Alehouse are perfect for people watching. With about 21 different Northwest microbrews, the pub has become a favorite hangout. The food is original with appetizers such as Clams in Amber, Garlic and Herbs and a variety of desserts. The pub is open daily from 11a.
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
This greasy spoon is one of downtown's hot spots for breakfast and lunch and offers the standard high-cholesterol fare: burgers, French fries, three-egg omelets. The cafe is also the home of "World Famous Milkshakes," which come in banana, strawberry, coffee, marshmallow and more, won't be found in the city of Boise. Although the shakes have decreased in size, a small still runs about 16 ounces. For delicious heart-stopping food, try this eatery.
1109 Main Street Owyhee Plaza Hotel Boise, ID 83702
Recalling its 1910 roots, this restaurant serves contemporary cuisine beneath soaring ceilings. Located in the historic Owyhee Plaza Hotel, diners can enjoy the turn-of-the-century architecture throughout the restaurant. Serving a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees, this family restaurant is particularly well-known for its Sunday brunch.
1109 Main Street Owyhee Plaza Hotel Boise, ID 83702
Located in the historic Owyhee Plaza Hotel, the Gamekeeper Restaurant & Lounge serves international specialties with grace and style. Chandeliers cast light on colorful paintings, while waiters prepare tableside delicacies such as Steak Diane, Pepper Steak Filet and Shrimp Scampi. The Lounge sets the perfect atmosphere for intimate conversation. Nightly live music completes the sophisticated package. A popular space for private events.
If watching people and sipping wine is your thing, then look no further. Conveniently located at the corner of busy Eighth and Idaho streets, this wine bar offers appetizers, desserts, and, of course, many varieties of wine by the glass or bottle. Big picture windows look out to the street where people stroll along at all hours of the day. Inside, the atmosphere is cozy with a comfortable bar and bistro-style tables. Lunches consist of sandwiches and salads. Appetizers and dinner menus change frequently. Grape Escape is also a popular place for weekend brunch.
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 Filet 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 Steamers. Dining is also available on the outdoor, tree-lined terrace. A full wine menu is available.
Built in 1905 and in the image of the U.S. Capitol, the Idaho Capitol is the only statehouse in the country that is heated by geothermal water. The building was completed in 1920 and features a rotunda floor in a marble pattern called the Compass Rose. The grounds are well kept and have several notable trees, some of which were planted by U.S. Presidents. The building is surrounded by the Capitol Mall, which includes many older public buildings and monuments. Tours are available upon request. Visiting hours vary for the interim period of the session, check website for more information.
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Conveniently located near downtown and reasonably priced, the hotel offers clean rooms and friendly service. The amenities are simple but plentiful, including bottomless coffee, satellite television, free local calls, ...
Dating back to 1910, this beautiful hotel is a popular
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