We’ve all been there – we’ve had friends or family visiting from out of town, and we wanted to give them the most “Idaho” experience we possibly can. 

If we’re considering specific food items, the first ones that come to mind are undeniably fry sauce, finger steaks and huckleberries. 

These are famous in our Gem State.



However, which restaurants would you take your visitors to?

Which local eateries serve delicious foods, coupled with an atmosphere that just screams “Idaho?” 


Well, we asked the people of the Treasure Valley what places in Boise they believed were the most Idahoan, and their answers did not disappoint.

Some of these places are newer, and some have been a staple in our community for many years, but all of them are certainly worth checking out.

Do These 8 Local Boise Restaurants Just Scream "IDAHO" to You?

If you're wanting to take someone out for a TRUE Idahoan experience, we've got you covered.

15 Small Town Idaho Restaurants That Are Worth the Drive

There's no shortage of good food in the Treasure Valley, but when you're traveling and driving through some small Idaho towns where are you going to grab something good to eat? Perhaps one of these hidden gems! You may just fall in love with them so much that they actually become a destination for you!

15 More Small Town Idaho Restaurants That Are Worth the Drive

Last fall, we put together a list of 15 small town restaurants and hidden gems that are worth making the trip to as you explore the great state of Idaho! We're not surprised that you told us that some of your favorites didn't make that list, so we put together a part two!

The People Have Spoken: The Best Drive-Ins in the Boise Area

According to locals, these are the absolute best, "must try" drive-ins in the Treasure Valley.


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