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Sandpiper Restaurant

1400 Bench Rd, Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 233-1000
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Ranked #3 of 135 Restaurants in Pocatello
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Pocatello, Idaho
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Pocatello. I really like the prime rib. Full service bar. Friendly staff. Not extremely fast, so don't go here if you're in a hurry. Decor needs some upgrading but good atmosphere.

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Pullman, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

After traveling all day from Yellowstone back to Washington, Pocatello was a must stop. Saturday night, October 12th around 8:00 ish. After checking into the Best Western, my daughter and I decided to treat ourselves to a light, late dinner. No fast food. Our visit to the "Sandpiper" was not so good. I ordered the mac and cheese and my... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I had a filet and my husband had the half rack of lamb. He said the lamb was "okay" but not as good as mine. My filet was tasty but not sure it was worth the $$$. Have eaten here before and it's alright. Not a 4 or 5 star by any means....but decent food for a decent price.

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Missoula, Montana
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227 reviews 227 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Love this place and visit everytime I am in the area. They have their own way of cooking and start with a special garlic/olive oil combo served with fresh warm bread. Their salads, seafood and burgers are all marvelous. Come to enjoy. Portions are very large - great to take home in a Doggie Bag

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Pocatello, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is one of the nicer restaurants in town--we go here for celebrations or if we really want to impress visitors. There are other places in town with just as high quality (if not better or at least tastier in a different food genre) food. But if you want to feel treated by both the service, atmosphere, presentation of the... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Sandpiper is a great find in Pocatello. We find the service to be great, good quality food, and a nice atmosphere. We will definitely eat here again when passing through Pocatello.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When we travel and stay in Pocatello, this restaurant is a "must do". The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and efficienct. The menu is wonderful and full of many diverse foods. As being a somewhat food snob, this place is a real gem. The prices are fair and the wine list quite extensive. I highly recommend this wonderful restaurant for those... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good service but poor quality of food at a premium price. No atmosphere to speak of. Place looked like it was last update in 1995. Seriously look for another place.

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Pocatello, Idaho
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It's been a while since our last visit.........Back in the late 70's we were spent a lot of time at the Sandpiper. We returned to Pocatello after about 35 years working in other states. Its seems to be a little more of a casual atmosphere from what we remember. The menu was more diverse in prior years. The food and... More 

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Reno, Nevada
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed at a Best Western and walked down to Sandpiper not expecting the great food and wine with reasonable prices. My husband had a filet that was perfect! Seemed funny they were out of baked potatos in Idaho but his mashed were good. I had adult Mac & Cheese...yummy. Also one of the best Martinis ever. I love it... More 

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Additional Information about Sandpiper Restaurant

Address: 1400 Bench Rd, Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone Number: (208) 233-1000
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Pocatello
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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