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Barbacoa

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Mexican, American, Barbecue
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276 Bob White Court, Boise, ID 83706
2083385000
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 281
    Excellent
  • 101
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
always great

Again, we got the pleasure to be able to visit Barbacoa..Drinks by the pond...table side guacamole, which is just the best... and our SERVER....Megan L...well, what a beautiful soul..and yes, a great server. She took care of all our needs and it was a great respite from a busy summer for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
charley48
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idaho
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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idaho
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317 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Again, we got the pleasure to be able to visit Barbacoa..Drinks by the pond...table side guacamole, which is just the best... and our SERVER....Megan L...well, what a beautiful soul..and yes, a great server. She took care of all our needs and it was a great respite from a busy summer for us.. Thank you.

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Toronto
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

My second dining experience. This place is still amazing. Décor is outstanding, service is great and the meal excellent. Not a place for cheap eats - but well worth every penny. YOU GOTTA EAT HERE!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have visited Barbacoa many times. Start with the guacamole. It is fantastic. For the main course, go for the hot rock filet special. Service is rock solid too.

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Shelley, Idaho
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The décor is very eclectic and entertaining. The food and drink were outstanding. They offer steaks served on a "hot rock" that cooks you steak to your desired temperature. I also used the rock to "grill" my asparagus. Martini's are served in an Ice martini glass..cool. They have an outdoor area and the restaurant looks out on to a pond.... More 

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Ft Worth, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Killer atmosphere and exotic menu. Good drinks and a nice wine list. Large potions, so be careful...or don't and just enjoy it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The service was slow, but the happy hour drink specials were very good, and the appetizer that I had was very good as well. Great atmosphere, but prices seem inflated.

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Illinois
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The vibrant atmosphere here puts you in a great mood from the start. The steak on the hot stone is always a favorite with us. We have taken children here and it doesn't work out well, however. There isn't a children's menu and it's too fancy for a kid in my opinion. The people here are wanting to enjoy a... More 

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Yakima, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, ambiance and experience. It was Saturday night and a DJ was playing. Music was too loud for conversation

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is known as the place for over 40's single people to go and be seen. What a sight it is! Classic! Actually very tame and kind of fun. It is so over the top, or at least trying to be over the top, that it is the little California pick up scene for bored people living in Boise. If... More 

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FFB, AR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It was our 24th anniversary and so he wanted to go someplace special. Well, he outdid himself. The atmosphere of this restaurant is remarkable, the food is outstanding and the service was impeccable. Our waiter Mark and his bus person Keegan could not have done a better job. Mark told us the history of the restaurant, explained the furnishings which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 276 Bob White Court, Boise, ID 83706
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: 2083385000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?