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A J's Restaurant & Lounge

1130 Hwy 20, Mountain Home, ID 83647-3959
(208) 587-2264
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- Aug 6, 2014
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English first
Mountain Home, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Nothing to write home about. Not a great value. The food is so so and not really that great. The last two times I was there I was very disappointed with the quality of food.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

In traveling about the land I try to find the locally owned and operated places and avoid the big box chain establishments like the plague. As it was when traveling before interstate highway interchanges were cluttered with corporate logo signs, there are the good and the bad among these independent establishments. AJ's Restaurant in Mountain Home, ID is among the... More

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Springfield, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very good meal lots of food for a good price! We were passing through on Vacation and stopped in for a meal it was between breakfast and lunch. They had the choice of both to order from. Our meal took awhile to get to us, but is was very good. Happy servers!

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Tacoma, Washington
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place had a big salad bar. My husband had the Chicken Fried Steak. He said it was best meal he had eaten on our trip. I had the Chicken Fajitas, they were good too.Our waitress Shona Z. was very friendly, very quick to take our order. We would go there again if we were staying in Mountain Home Idaho.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Conveniently located next door to our hotel, the Mountain Home Inn, we had dinner here while passing through the area. I have to say that AJ's was a good find. The food was really good with a home-cooked touch. Our meals were served quickly and were really tasty. They also have some yummy looking homemade pies but the dinner portions... More

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Oceanside, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had breakfast here twice with a large party of family. The food was edible and they had a variety to choose from, they cook with too much grease and don't season the food. We choose Jack in the Box rather than to go back here again.

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Sequim
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Had a great breakfast, waffles were very fluffy, sausage patties thick and tasty and service friendly and quick. Pleasantly surprised for a stop in almost the middle of nowhere. Reasonable gas across the street also!

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Sandy, Utah
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288 reviews 288 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I've eaten at AJ's because the food is excellent. I had their special breakfast skillet, which was fantastic, especially for the price. I've had dinner there in the past and loved it too. The service is good, if not great, but the decor is tired and not really cleaned regularly. The men's room really needs to be cleaned well. The... More

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Boise, Idaho
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I was in the Mountain Home area and decided to try A J's. There are several fast-food places in the area, but I was looking for something more. The food was very good. I had a burger called "The Kopper" that was very tasty. The soup/salad bar is also very good. Some good salad choices, very fresh, and a couple... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We travel along I-84 often and have come to make AJs our "home away from home" to meet friends from Mountain home. The staff is always friendly and the food is amazing for the price. I am not as impressed with the salad bar as I am with the table menu service, but the servers have all been very attentive.... More

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