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3900 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83705-2967
208-336-2878
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Almost too good.

Rockies Diner was a very cool place to go. A lot of 50's rock stuff on the walls, friendly waitresses on roller skates, and great music playing. What was almost TOO good was the ticket time. The food arrived really fast. We're talking Las Vegas fast. There was nothing wrong with it. It tasted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Greg G
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Quincy, Illinois, United States
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Food was just awful! Was really expecting a lot more since the place is so well known here. Had the chili burger and it tasted really nasty. I couldn't finish it, not to mention, it came with fries but I received maybe eight altogether. I decided to order a small dessert which was a brownie sundae. What did I get?... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It was fun, fast and delightful. The dinner is a themed 50's dinner. It has great food with burgers, fries, malts, and breakfast. Great service that was warm and friendly.

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Quincy, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Rockies Diner was a very cool place to go. A lot of 50's rock stuff on the walls, friendly waitresses on roller skates, and great music playing. What was almost TOO good was the ticket time. The food arrived really fast. We're talking Las Vegas fast. There was nothing wrong with it. It tasted great, but wow, they were fast.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was awful and the service was average.I would NOT recommended it....The only thing that was interesting is the skate service other then that rockies diner would probably be out of business bcuz the food is greasy! Eeew

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Totally disappointed in kind a everything. Everything is totally dusty and dirty, even the silverware. When we entered the diner, we'd should have known by the smell that it ain't good. It just stinks like bathing in a fryer. The servicing was ok. But one guy behind the bar really looked not appetiteley . The food is known by being... More 

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Orovada, NV
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We were there for breakfast. The waitresses were on roller skates, which was cute. I ordered the Spinach and Swiss Cheese Omelet and my guy had Pork Steak and Eggs. They serve artificial coffee creamer, and did not have half and half or cream. The waitress did bring some plain milk, which was ok. My spinach omelet was not big... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Not sure it would be a weekly destination, but happened to be on that side of town and had never been in. Great service from the skating waitresses and the food was good as well. Cheese fries and chicken sandwich for the wife and a burger and onion rings for me. The shakes looked spectacular, but too full to try... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Rockies is a family favorite. The service is always good, the food never disappointing, and how can you not love being served by skatetresses? The kids love the food, the girls on skates, and the decor. Definitely worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Dirty and run down. Could use a good dusting. Our order came out in literally no more than 1 minute which is never a good sign. The burgers were a grayish color so had obviously been cooked well ahead of time and been soaking. My daughter got a French dip on bread so soggy it wouldn't stay together. We told... More 

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Burley, Idaho, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It used to be we loved going here to get gyros and fries. The last few times the service and food have been getting worse and worse. The gyros hasn't been the same and the portion on the fries are getting smaller and smaller.

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Address: 3900 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83705-2967
Phone Number: 208-336-2878
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 3900 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83705-2967
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: 208-336-2878

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  • Cuisine: American

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