Downtown Boise Restaurants

Savor Delicious Dining Options

When it comes to downtown Boise restaurants, you could stay at the Safari Inn hotel for a month and never eat at the same place twice. The downtown Boise restaurant scene is bursting with flavors from around the world. Whether you’re on the hunt for a cozy breakfast diner, a casual lunch spot or a fine dining bistro, all it takes is a short walk to find the perfect restaurant for any taste and occasion.

Below, you’ll find a few of our favorite downtown Boise restaurants.  You can also vist HERE for a list of current restaurants in downtown Boise.


Fork Restaurant
199 North 8th Street
Boise, Idaho 83702

Hearty American food prepared with a “farm to fork approach” wins rave reviews from Boise diners. Grab a seat in the warm wood-and-brick bar area and let the attentive staff help you choose from among the craft cocktails and scrumptious menu choices.

Goldy’s Breakfast Bistro
108 South Capitol Boulevard
Boise, Idaho 83702

If you’re a breakfast or brunch connoisseur, you probably already know about Goldy’s. Bon Appetit called it one of “America’s Top Ten Breakfasts,” but the lunches and seasonal ingredients in all the dishes have earned a loyal following and a widespread reputation.

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom
730 West Idaho Street
Boise, Idaho 83702

Really good pizza, more than 110 beers, 17 televisions usually tuned to a sporting event…yeah, pull up a bar stool and get comfortable. Whether you’re watching the sweetheart Boise State Broncos pull in yet another win or shooting pool with your buddies, this spot is known as one of downtown’s favorite hangouts for a reason.

Alia’s Coffeehouse
908 West Main Street
Boise, Idaho 83702

If there’s a perfect coffeehouse vibe, Alia’s invented it. The cozy atmosphere, perfectly brewed drinks and colorful clientele make this the best cup of joe in Boise.