Boise is drawing more and more leisure travelers who are exploring the culinary scene among other scenes. Nestled in the high desert at the bottom of the Rocky Mountains is the city known as the most geographically remote in the continental United States. However, it has become easier to explore the city since Southwest added Chicago and San Diego nonstops flights. Here is a look at the west side of town to satisfy your culinary scene.
A contemporary sushi house that offers all you can eat sushi. They take their sushi seriously and offers a comfortable atmosphere. Upon entering the restaurant you will find nothing but happy smiling and chatting guests. The rolls are presented by friendly and inviting staff.
Thai Cuisine in Boise serves authentic Thai food. Upon entering, the decor is very basic with lots of Thai touches to set the mood. You will find several dishes on the menu along with lunch and holiday specials such as duck soup, chicken soup, and duck curry. One of the most liked items on the menu is the Galangal and coconut chicken soup. Another standard dish that many like is the Phad Prik Khing. You will find quick and polite service at all times during your visit. Some of the more distinctive items are things like Shoo Shee Salmon and interesting pan-fried filet sauteed in olive oil and covered with curry sauce and coconut milk.
Come in and eat at one of Boise’s favorite simple diners. Come dig in on the classics. Eddie’s restaurant offers food that is low in fat and gluten free plus tastes good. If you are short on time, Eddie offers a call ahead and to go option. You can find friendly servers and ample parking. Eddie’s overs great flavors with just the right prices.
Guang Zhou Restaurant
Located in the Boise Spectrum is Guang Zhou Restaurant which offers mouth water dining, takeout, and delivery. The restaurant is known for its outstanding Chinese cuisine that is served with excellent and friendly staff. Guang Zhou has given a modern twist of classic dishes with quality fresh ingredients.
Lucky Palace Chinese Restaurant
At Lucky Palace, you will find a large variety of traditional Chinese cuisine like sweet and sour chicken and fried rice. Lucky Palace offers all meals that are low fat and gluten free. You can also find a large range of refreshments. The restaurant offers a business casual policy and makes for the ideal place for any occasion. You have several options for dining, you can dine in, take to go, or have it delivered to your home. There are several options for parking as it is located in the Edwards Boise spectrum.
Andrade’s is an American palate full of friendly menu options. Some of the options, however, are exotic surprises such as huachinango al chingo de ajo which is red snapper in garlic and butter and the machaca chaca chaca chaca which is dry shredded steak, tomatoes and eggs, taco combos, beef enchiladas or quesadillas. Andrade’s has the feel like any other Boise institution. It is a restaurant that is a mix of new food choices to the American culinary with the classic food choices.
At the Creperie Cafe, they pride themselves on offering a variety other than anything anyone has had before. The crepes are made EURO style and offer large soft crepes which have no sugar, salt or vanilla. The crepes take on the flavor they put in them. A unique cafe and the only one in the area the main food is crepes; however, you have the ability to select what you would like to fill the soft delicious crepe.
The Gyro Shack
The gyro shack is known for offering authentic and unusual takes on traditional, greek gyro. The food is made all with the freshest of ingredients. The authentic food is anywhere from hummus, tzatziki, spicy green sauce, and fresh vegetables. The Gyro Shack is located in a small shack much like the ice cone shacks and has just as much flavor if not more.
The Goodness Land Middle Eastern Food
After a fire, the owner of The Goodness Land Middle Eastern Food decided to reopen at a new location. The restaurant offers traditional Arabic food that meets Halal standards. The menu is quite large and spotlights kebabs and other traditional items from the ancient region of Baghdad. The establishment offers quick service and is located down from Tres Bonne Cuisine on Overland Road.
N.Y. Giant Pizza
Finding great comfort food in Boise is not hard but finding one to feed the whole gang for a good price might be. Well, look no further than N.Y. Gian Pizza it is loved by many for it’s 25’ pizzas. You have the option for outdoor dining, indoor dining, take out or delivery. The meals at the pizza place have incredible taste.
CK Hawaiian BBQ
At CK Hawaiian BBQ you can enjoy the classic BBQ dishes. It is an eat on the go kind of restaurant and also offers catering services. It’s the ideal place if you are craving tasty barbecue.
Cancun Mexican Restaurant
Cancun is an amazing place for lunch, dinner, business meeting or any other occasion no matter the size. Cancun Mexican restaurant has been servicing the community for more than 25 years with true authentic Mexican food. The inside decor shares the Mexican culture as well. The food is great, the service is friendly, and the prices are reasonable. The portion sizes are large and the flavors are ideal for those authentic taste buds.
McGrath’s Fish House
Start with the calamari and do not forget to save room for the fresh catch. This is the place to be for fresh seafood as they have a large selection of it. Pair your dinner with that special cocktail from the full bar. The restaurant is well known for its small bit sampler, appetizer combo basket, seared ahi, crab and artichoke dip and spicy shrimp in lettuce cups. The food is ready when you are so come on out to the Fish House for a good meal.