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Big City Coffee

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1416 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Roseville, California
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I loved this place. Crowded and a little chaotic for a first time visitor, but we figured it out. Every food item is HUGE. And I mean HUGE. even the fruit bowl was giant. Food was good, fast and the atmosphere fun. You do have to share tables with other patrons, but it's not creepy. Amazing scones, great coffee. I'd... More 

Thank amy4773
Phoenix, Arizona
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Friends took us to a great place to eat a late breakfast. This is a local eatery that appears to be to busy but quick service and shared tables made it a great meal. Steamed eggs, very large portions, interesting drinks and good friends created a meal to remember. Suggest sharing a meal to save food for others.

Thank Mickiegea
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big city coffee is a fantastic local coffee shop, but what I truly love them for is their breakfast. There scramble eta are so fluffy and there fruit portions are a good size. Pair a great breakfast with large portions with a cup of smooth Joe and you have a local winning combination!

Thank PizzaCzar
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place, the portions are huge and the desserts are out of this world. Definitely a place you shouldn't miss.

Thank jared m
Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to treat out of town customers for those early morning kickoffs. Portions are good at a reasonable price. This place hasn't failed me ever.

Thank Michael C
Boise Idaho
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We like to go out on breakfast dates so occasionally we go to Big City Coffee. Don't let the name fool you. The breakfast is the draw. The coffee is wonderful too. I never knew that scrambled eggs could be so fluffy or bacon so tasty. The pastry shelf is also splendid. The servings are so large we split a... More 

Thank akkathya
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This place is in a good spot that is close to everything. The food and coffee are pretty good and they have a few unique items.

Thank Tyler S
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

HUGE PORTIONS! we ordered a full size biscuits and gravy - we should have ordered and half order and then shared. Soo good we took the leftovers and reheated them for dinner that evening. They also have some of the most delicious bakery items - also HUGE portions. If visiting the Boise area don't miss out on this delicious breakfast/brunch... More 

Thank April O
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This little place is funky and crowded... always a good sign. You order at the counter and they bring your food to your table. Many of the tables are large (8 - 10 chairs) so sharing is encouraged. Don't be confused by the chalk board menus hanging from the ceiling; they have a full printed menu at the register. Great... More 

Thank Scott P
Boise, Idaho
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I love the way the atmosphere feels. It's a nice spot to grab breakfast or lunch. I am a fan of runny eggs myself and this is not a possibility here. Love the bagel sandwich though!

Thank ChelseaLeeAnn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1416 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: 12083453145

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?