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Epi's A Basque Restaurant

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1115 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2305
208-884-0142
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 117
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Some of the nicest service I've ever had

Incredible service from the welcome through leaving. Not pushy or crying - just right and very homelike. Had never tried Basque food before. Had the cod (which comes with two filets and can come two ways - they gave me one of each). Everything was rich and flavorful, but not in a haute cuisine sort... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Birmingham, Michigan, United States
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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134 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Birmingham, Michigan, United States
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Incredible service from the welcome through leaving. Not pushy or crying - just right and very homelike. Had never tried Basque food before. Had the cod (which comes with two filets and can come two ways - they gave me one of each). Everything was rich and flavorful, but not in a haute cuisine sort of way. It's more like... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful romantic meal for our 21st wedding anniversary. We loved reading about the family history and enjoyed the recommendations of the appetizer and the wine. Delicious meal of the chefs choices. It's a delicacy that has become a favorite of ours.

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Las Vegas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Took our parents to dinner on their visit from California. Chris was AS ALWAYS warm and smiley, with hugs for the men ;). Our server was knowledgeable and attentive, and our meals were delicious. You must enjoy Basque food to really experience what Epi's has to offer - no hamburgers here!! I enjoyed the red bean soup, and the filet... More 

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meridian
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Epi's is a different place to go, nestled in a historic home on Main St. in Meridian. Serving very traditional Basque food in a relaxed surroundings, like going to someone's house for dinner. The food is prepared with love, and tastes wonderful. My favorite is the beef medallions, tender chunks, served in a Basque gravy. Only open for dinner, and... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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164 reviews 164 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Authentic Basque food served in a family setting. Great variety of well made items. Portions are large enough to share and the service is good. Located in an old home in central Meridian the atmosphere is great.

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Nampa, ID
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Epi's is a unique experience. Family run with a homestyle seating & serving. Great and authentic Basque food. I've used the Epi's cookbook at home and it too is great. Reservations required and not open all the time, but well worth the effort.

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Nothing short of amazing ! Valentine's special was a seafood extravaganza ! We have been here several time and if your looking for romance that's affordable it's the best !

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Redding, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

First the service and friendliest of the staff of this restaurant surpassed every restaurant I have ever eaten in. Every course of my meal was absolutely excellent. When I called to check closing time of this restaurant, the extremely friendly lady suggested that I make a reservation as they are small and hate to turn anyone away. Fortunately she was... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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264 reviews 264 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Epi's is a medium sized restaurant with perhaps 20 tables located in a small building in Meridian Idaho. The name is homage to the owner's Basque grandmother who provided the inspiration for many of the recipes. The owner is gracious and will greet you at the door and will make you feel like you're part of her extended family. It... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I've eaten at Epi's several times through the years and have never been dispappointed. Chris (co-owner) always takes times to greet you with a hug and thanks you for your patronage. I've had everything from the the ink fish to beef tongue, and everything in between. Impeccable ambiance, service and quality. Most highly recommend. Reservations required

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1115 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: 208-884-0142

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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