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Top bar recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“A more refined choice, Fork offers creative, farm-to-table American dishes & craft cocktails served in a vibrant, brick-&-wood space. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“Visiting during a special occasion? Visit Barbacoa, a fun, Inventive Spanish-American fare & open-fire grilled steaks served in a vibrant, stylish atmosphere. On the more expensive side of things, but the atmosphere is well worth it. ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Bar
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“An eco-conscious alehouse serving a wide range of draft microbrews alongside locally sourced pub fare. They have a great happy hour as well. This is me (Caitie, the manager) and my husband's favorite late-night hang.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Lounge
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“A local favorite, this place has to be mentioned. The food and drinks are both exquisite. Fun atmosphere, its usually worth calling ahead if you're going to go during busy hours or on weekends. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Laid back place to get some lunch and a good beer! Good for families or groups!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bar
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“Delicious local food and killer patio!! Best people watching place in Hyde Park!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“One of the best restaurants and bars in town is located in this trendy hotel in Boise's Linen District. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
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“This place is hard to describe. Pool tables in one room and live music in the other. It's slightly elegant and a fun mix of young and old. Don't be surprised if you find yourself partner dancing with someone twice or half your age. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Local sports pub with great food at a good price! Family friendly with a full bar with inside and outside dining.”
  • 19 locals recommend
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“Bardenay is a spacious brick distillery serving creative Northwest fare & craft cocktails in a lively atmosphere. Multiple locations, though I've linked you to the downtown Boise one.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Certified organic nano-pub brewery and locally-sourced food. Within a 5-minute walk.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“This is a fun area of Boise called Hyde Park. It's only 3 miles away. Has a fun Tex Mex vibe.”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Farm to table restaurant with delicious cocktails. If you get in town early afternoon one of the best happy hours in my opinion! Definitely try the pork belly fries if they are on the menu!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“$$$ ...but worth every single penny. Perfect for a fancy date night. Try the "Duck Two Ways".”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great downtown restaurant. Unique menu, food, ambiance. Intimate eatery with great service. Highly recommend. Ask to be seated in Shana's section. She'll treat you like royalty. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“I f you're a vegetarian like me, you'll love this place!! Meat dishes too, of course : ). They also have out of sight cocktails and 2 Happy Hours each day!”
  • 21 locals recommend