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Back Country Bistro

21 Ace of Diamonds, Stanley High Country Inn, Stanley, ID 83278
208.774.7000
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Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Stanley
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Fusion
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Winters, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

amazing gem in tiny Stanley - lovely setting with superb menu and wine list. All of the dishes were superbly fixed and presented - starting with the lobster bites for appetizer and the antelope (mmm..delic), bison, sea bass and lobster. There were no vegetarian dishes however the chef fixed vege tacos for 2 of our guests and accommodate GF for... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I have been coming to Stanley each summer for eight years. Each year we eat at variety of places in town, but we always make sure to eat at the Back Country Bistro at least twice during out stay. It's simply superlative. Shane, the Chef, is simply a master craftsman. The meat, I had antelope, and buffalo,... More

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Boise, Idaho
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is one of the first negative reviews I have written for Trip Advisor. But I wanted to share an experience I had at this restaurant. I have stage four esophageal cancer which limits the amount of food I can eat at one sitting. We got seated (four of us) and I wanted just to order soup and salad. This... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Back Country Bistro adds even more to the beauty of Stanley. What an amazing place to find amazing food and beer. I will always return when in Stanley.

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Meridian, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I always order the Chilean sea bass if it is on menu in many restaurants I've visited all over the country. This was the best. It was neither over or undercooked and seasoned to perfection. I'll be back again for it on my visit next year, so please don't change a thing !

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Eagle, Idaho
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I invited close friends and a business associate from New York to dinner at the Back Country Bistro recently. Having eaten there before, I knew the prices were very reasonable for outstanding food and presentation. As a sales rep. for a composite shower mfg. here in Idaho, my job is to form long standing relationships with our customers in the... More

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Boise, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The food and service was excellent and to find a meal in the tiny town of Stanley Idaho was an unexpected treat. I had the Lobster Tail and found it to have been as good as any i have ahd across the country.

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McCall, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I lived in and around the Sawtooth Valley and Wood River Valley for many years and have never experienced something like this. The atmosphere is very intimate and unique with live music and an amazing view. The service and staff were above and beyond, very personal, friendly, and prompt! As far as the food goes... I've never tasted anything like... More

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Edmonds, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had the good fortune to hear about the Back Country Bistro while staying in Stanley recently. Part way through dinner the first night, we snagged our host to ensure a reservation for our second night. The atmosphere was quiet, with relaxed live acoustic guitar music in the background. The service was as prompt and courteous as any restaurant I've... More

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Williston, North Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Best place to eat while in Stanley and if you miss out and don't eat here, it's your own fault!! Excellent presentation of food and atmosphere is relaxing. If the antelope is on the menu, I highly recommend it!

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Additional Information about Back Country Bistro

Address: 21 Ace of Diamonds, Stanley High Country Inn, Stanley, ID 83278
Phone Number: 208.774.7000
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Stanley
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Fusion

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