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The Basque Market

) #16 of 647 Restaurants in Boise €€ - €€€ European, Spanish
608 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5926
+1 208-433-1208
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (33 reviews)
“paella” (41 reviews)
“chorizo” (8 reviews)
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European, Spanish
€€ - €€€
608 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5926
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On Wednesdays and Fridays the chef prepares a large paella dish with limited plates available for purchase. Its cooked outdoors in front of the restaurant during the summer, and its delicious. The owners and wait staff are all friendly, professional and overall a happy lot!...More

Thank Rowerbabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Boise for a wedding and I went to this place right from the Grove Hotel which had a special on paella Thursday evening. It was great as well as their Basque tapas. This is a must visit.

Thank thomaslS7009WS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful market full of quality products in a professional, clean and lively atmosphere. The staff is very helpful in describing the products and assisting customers in matching food and beverage items. A great place for both locals and visitors to get a taste and...More

Thank kayakergrl2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I like discovering new foods. I especially like it when it is in my neighborhood. I tried a few of the foods offered by the Basque Market, but my favorite was the gravy balls. Iris did not like them, but she does not like mushrooms...More

Thank Mike G
TheBasqueMarket, Owner at The Basque Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mike, I just can't stop laughing! I agree that you should never trust the food sense of someone who doesn't like mushrooms and who doesn't love those little fried balls of love called croquetas:) So glad you discovered them and hope you will come...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We went Wednesday at lunch to watch and eat paella, and it was amazing. The day was chilly, so I stood near as could be and inhaled all the fragrances as onions, peppers, garlic and other ingredients were added to the pan. I have to...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

For someone not schooled in the Basque culture, the food tastes a bit strange. Not bad, just strange. The service is very good and there is an interesting ambience.

Thank David T
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a great little market, where you can pick up products from the Basque country and get an assortment of tapas for a quick lunch. Highly recommend.

Thank XRayMan_Boise
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Basque Bites - not the actual name, but the food here is outstanding. Anything you order will be a taste delight. Flavor combinations are off the charts, and the owner's knowledge of the local Basque culture, food and population is excellent. One of the great...More

3  Thank WhereDoIGoNow
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I love coming here every time I am in Boise. I generally stock up on some Basque and Spanish wines, Piquillo peppers, and fun little cooking ware. PS - this is more of a market than a restaurant - though you can eat here. If...More

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a fun, interesting and enjoyable place to visit. just go when the weather is nice enough to be walking outside. There is some history here thats interesting. There are places with some good places to eat.

Thank dellachip43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5926
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-433-1208
  • E-mail
The Basque Market is located in the heart of The Basque Block in downtown Boise, Idaho. We specialize in imports from the Basque Country and the Iberian Peninsula. Each day we are open we have a delicious tapas or Pintxos menu you can order from! Select from traditional Croquetas to Shrimp Pil Pil. Prices range from $2-$6 per item. Come get a taste of Spain during our daily tapas lunch, and on Wednesday and Friday's enjoy paella served at noon on our patio. Enjoy Paella dinner on Thursday evenings at 6 pm. Join us for our seasonal three course Friday night dinner! We feature a rotating menu that features unqique twists on Basque and Spanish favorites. Cost is $25/Person.
Happy Hour at The Basque Market means relaxing with a glass of fine wine or indulging in our specialty, frozen Sangria Blanco for $1/off per glass! We can cater parties large or small and have a wonderful pick-up menu for when you don't feel like cooking. Cooking classes and wine tasting events are open to the public throughout the year!
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