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Big City Coffee

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1416 Grove St, Boise, ID
208-345-3145
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast

Plenty of room to take care of seating 6 people. Coffee was flowing, and the amount of food they serve for breakfast will feed 2 people. Food is excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Hunterman1
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Ennis, Montana
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Ennis, Montana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Plenty of room to take care of seating 6 people. Coffee was flowing, and the amount of food they serve for breakfast will feed 2 people. Food is excellent.

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Bellevue
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Great family atmosphere . Portions are easy to share with another person.It is a special treat for the grandchildren who live in Boise.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Big City Coffee is a terrific breakfast/lunch spot in Boise! The decor is fun and quirky, the service friendly and speedy, and many of the breakfast items easily serve 2 people. I had quiche with fruit on the side and my husband ordered the waffles with fruit and (of course!) whipped cream with scrambled eggs on the side. My quiche... More 

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Malone, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

What a great place for breakfast! Not only do you get incredible FRESH food, but also a chance to mix with a variety of patrons! They have community tables (as well as small group tables) which gives you a chance to chat with the "locals." From the eclectic decor to the most friendly staff and generous portions, you will find... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great flavored fresh coffee. They do a great job on their delicious baked goods. Not very friendly. But delicious enough to go back anyways.

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Boise, Idaho
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love the smothered potatoes. Great meal. The atmosphere is wonderful, bustling yet you work. The crew is friendly. The menu has many choices and the fresh pastries are always tempting.

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Boise, Idaho
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place may be well known to some but I made my first visit to meet someone there on February 16th and I was quite impressed. They market themselves as a local coffee place but with a diverse breakfast and lunch menu. I enjoyed my breakfast and coffee very much. The portions were large. The ingredients were fresh. The service... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Big City makes THE best Mexican Mochas in town. Their breakfasts are fantastic, but allow time - judging from the crowd others agree!

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I will begin with the positive. The bagel breakfast sandwich was good. The coffee was good the service not so fast and the tables needed cleaned. I don't know how a place that serves food expects all of its customers to clear and wipe down the table after they are finished. Maybe it's a new thing but I doubt that... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I moved from Boise to Eugene last year but everytime I'm home I have breakfast, coffee and dessert at Big City! To be honest- the portions are really big so dessert is usually to go! I love you Big City! Never Change!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1416 Grove St, Boise, ID
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: 208-345-3145

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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