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276 W Bobwhite Ct, Boise, ID 83706-3966
+1 208-338-5000
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Boise, Idaho
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place to go if you want to celebrate something special. The food is great, the service is outstanding, and the presentation is excellent. The decor is definitely well thought out and unique. I love going there just to stare at all the interesting wall hangings, paintings, and the giant, glass blown chandelier. This is a special place... More 

Thank smashcraft1
Wettingen, Switzerland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been told that we where the first group, who had dinner in the fresh rennovated VIP room. The tappas and especially the guacamole sauce was gorgeous. The rest of the dinner was also very good. The waither could have left us a bit more time before they removed the wine glasses. Overall rating: 4 Stars

Thank fernandoe768
Ormond Beach, Florida
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read reviews and spoke to people in Boise and really expected something a little better. I have to say that the staff at front door could not have been more cordial and did their job very well. Nothing was bad, just not anything noteworthy. VERY disappointed in their Idaho wine list. How can a top Boise restaurant have only... More 

Thank bruggesfc
Middleton, Idaho
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too much to explain, but it was quite an experience for my group of family and friends. The atmosphere of the restaurant is unique to Boise and adds to the experience of eating there. I got a ribeye steak on a hot rock and it was very good. Everyone else enjoyed their meal and were also wowed by the experience.

Juliaetta, Idaho
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guacamole here is to die for! And the Seating outside around the fire pits is so romantic. The food was great....we had steak, fries, pasta and the ice cream pops. Our server was fantastic. We love this place!

Thank heather3130
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time in Boise and a coworker suggested we come here. First off, I can't explain how cool and unique this place was.. the decorations were such a funky mix of things like I'd never seen before. And the food? Omg... we split a few apps: the guacamole (made right at our table), the wings, the ribs... More 

Thank Amina S
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is as high end as Boise had to offer. It's expensive by Boise standards but the food quality is great. It had a unique menu and great service. Don't leave without a ice martini. Jim h

Thank Jim H
San Diego, California
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Restaurant was close to the hotel that I stayed at. I had a great steak and their selection of cocktails is impressive. A bit pricey if you're just looking for a quick meal. The music was a bit club-like which I thought was odd for a nice restaurant. I sat in the bar area and the staff was exceptional.

Thank khlaw04
Boise, Idaho
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barbacoa brought a very unique product into a city without a very diverse culinary scene. On top of that, the employees always seem to be top-notch, something else Boise is not well known for (in the restaurant business). I would say that no matter where you're from, its a fun and lively experience and the food is delicious and unique.

Thank Steve B
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place rocks we ate in the bar and had to wait for a chance. The food was excellent I enjoyed the scallops one of the party had tacos and an order of pork ribs were also enjoyed. A moorish themed beautiful restaurant for the young at heart if you don't mind the lively fun going on it's well worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 W Bobwhite Ct, Boise, ID 83706-3966
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-338-5000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?