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Fork

199 N 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702
2082871700
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Ranked #20 of 661 restaurants in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $29
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Idaho
Transit: ◦Fifteen weekday routes that operate between the hours of 5:15 a.m.and 6:45 p.m. ◦Eight Saturday routes that operate between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.
Description: Fork offers cuisine inspired from the Northwest region using the finest and freshest locally sourced ingredients. Fork also offers hand-crafted cocktails, a large selection of regional wines and beers in a rustic yet very warm, welcoming setting. Fork is open for lunch and dinner daily and will offer a full-service Saturday brunch with a featured bloody Mary bar and fresh, local ingredients sourced from the Capital City Public Market on Saturday mornings.
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English first
Boise, Idaho
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I was very disappointed. Took a client here on business. Food was below average, wait was long, Service was terrible. This place is NOISY! The meal was so terrible that I could not finish it.

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South Pole
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

From appearances, Fork has it going on. A lovely corner spot and great visual ambiance. What they did well: the warm butter cake was delicious and dense- like an old school tres leche cake. The drinks were spot on: Shawn's Southside, Pear Grapefruit Fizz, and the Bing Cherry Mojito were excellent in presentation and taste. Where Fork failed though- it... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had a mix-up with whoever answered the phone when we called inquiring about reservations, so when we arrived it would be a 45 minute wait, thus we opted to eat at the bar. Always more fun anyway, especially when you are new in town and sit next to friendly natives. We'd never heard of asparagus fries, and when our... More

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Eagle
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

You know when people at your table start passing forks full of what they are having to others at the table, "because you have to try this." Great old building, speedy staff, cocktails were terrific, comfortable seating. A great place to go to when in town or take out of town guests to. Why they are ranked #15 in Boise... More

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Boise, Idaho
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

In general the restaurant is good! But the problem with timing!!! It depends on what day you want to visit the restaurant. I have tried fork more than 50 times and I am a fan of this restaurants, but since december 2013 I have to admit it, I don't know if the staff has changed because the food still damn... More

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Bakersfield, California, Usa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

While on a on a six state road trip, my husband and I avoided chains and tried to eat at local restaurants with a unique menu. Fork did not disappoint! It offered the best of Boise and Idaho, including local craft beers, regional wines, and fresh meats and vegetables. I had the the chicken and my husband had the trout.... More

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I just returned from Fork for dinner tonight. We are in town this week as my husband is playing in a golf tournament in Boise. We travel to a new city on Tour each week and always try to find a good local spot. This place was EXCELLENT! We didn't have reservations so decided to sit at... More

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Bend, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Yummy food with good portions! Menu offers choices for everyone. The chicken I added to my salad was fresh rotisserie style. Kids meals are an excellent value. My kids enjoyed the generous portion of local ice cream that was included with their meal! . A must for sure.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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164 reviews 164 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have eaten at a lot of places in Boise and have come to conclusion that for upscale dining in Boise this is the place. Food, service, downtown location, and atmosphere all blend into a nice meal out. The prices and meal are upscale; but the dress is casual with both shorts, and jacket/ties. Fork has outside (with misters &... More

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Palo alto
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great service, fresh ingredients and outdoor seating. We got breakfast here and had some great scrambles and toasts. The staff was quick and friendly. What more can you ask for!

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