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Happy Fish Sushi & Martini Bar

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855 Broad St, Boise, ID 83702
(208) 343-4810
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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  • 10
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stinky Fish

My general rule of thumb in regards to restaurants is "3 strikes and you're out". Our first visit to HF was decent, but service was a bit slow. However, my next 3 visits are the reason that I will not be returning. The first time was for a late lunch. The place was nearly empty and it took 55... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2015
Steve P
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Boise, Idaho
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Boise, Idaho
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My general rule of thumb in regards to restaurants is "3 strikes and you're out". Our first visit to HF was decent, but service was a bit slow. However, my next 3 visits are the reason that I will not be returning. The first time was for a late lunch. The place was nearly empty and it took 55 minutes... More 

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Boise, Idaho
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a fun place to hit up before attending a show downtown, or late at night after an event. The sushi is great, the various rice bowls are great, and they have a wide assortment of drink specials. Fun atmosphere with good prices. You'll come back again.

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Lots of fun drink options, they have some fun martini options along with the regulars. Sushi is fresh and portions large. Staff were polite and fun. The fish aren't the only ones who are happy here :)

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Boise
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Favorite sushi in Boise. Worth the money. Agadashi tofu & bumblebee roll are our usual picks. The service is much better than it used to be. Both in quality & speed.

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Boise, Idaho
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We have been going to Happy Fish for many years and have yet to be disappointed. Not only is their sushi great but their martinis are delish too. It's a perfect place for a dinner out with friends!

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I enjoyed my sushi at Happy Fish and would love to go back. It was walking distance from my hotel and I wished I had found it sooner during my trip as I would have gone back a second time. I sat at the bar and ordered a hand roll to eat in and a specialty roll to go. I... More 

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243 reviews 243 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

I was quite surprised..., let's face it what are the chances of finding both fresh fish (absolutely vital for sushi) and a good sushi chef. The did both and very well too. I went right 5:30p, so there were no crowds. As far as service goes, it was very good too. anyone that has been too a good sushi bar... More 

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Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Very disappointing. Too expensive, we were basically ignored and stuck in a back room. The sushi was good, but not worth the price. We wont be returning. Go to Lucky Fins instead. Wonderful service, good prices, and fantastic sushi!

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The guy behnd the counter was very young and not Japanese (or remotely Asian), never a good sign in a sushi place. They have a very limited selection, and their rolls are all the usual suspects. The bumblebee roll was creative, but the others I tried all tasted the same. Eel was OK, tuna was not the best quality. And... More 

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125 reviews 125 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

My favorite sushi place in boise! Small place located in BODO, connected to an awesome little Irish pub, Ha Penny. Great fish and martinis. Friendly staff. I love coming here!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 855 Broad St, Boise, ID 83702
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: (208) 343-4810

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?