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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: Breakfast

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  • 65
    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
Worth the Wait!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Jamma O
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Malone, Wisconsin
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Malone, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
Senior Contributor
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
Senior Contributor
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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4 reviews 4 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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Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great pastries and Bfast. Yummy treats and deserts. Great granola. Massive portions! Awesome coffee. Easy going atmosphere. Make sure you grab a bag of Big (s2#!*^*) coffee beans to support breast cancer fund and enjoy at home.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love stopping for a bite to eat at Big City Coffee when I'm in Boise. The food is wonderful, staff is competent and friendly, and the atmosphere is warm. The ingredients they use are top notch and I've never seen anything like frozen fruit. Only fresh and tasty. It's definitely a busy place, but I take that as a... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a great restaurant/cafe that is based in the heart of the Linen District of Boise (west side of downtown). The sandwiches are big, the muffins are big and the coffee or hot chocolates are big. The folks behind the counter are nice and friendly and efficient. There is no rush to shift you out the door and during... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?