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Wed, 2/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Asparagus 'Fries'
and addictive house favorite, with ranch dipper
Tomato Basil Fondue & Grilled Cheese
Ballard Family Farms white cheddar & garlic glazed Boise's Acme  sourdough.
Glazed Brussel Sprouts
crisped, then drizzled with fresh ginger, garlic, fish sauce, soy & Thai Chili sauce
Crispy Shrimp
spicy-n-sweet chilled dipped sauce
Cast Iron Queso Dip
Three cheeses, chipotle spiced, roasted poblano pepper, tomato, onion & house-made tortilla chips. Add house-made spicy sausage for $3.
Fork Nachos
rotisserie roasted pork, Boise Fresca tortilla chips, fire roasted salsa, Ballard Family Farms cheddar, black olives, black beans, diced onions, & cilantro-creme fraiche. (gluten free)
8th Street Tacos
Boise's Fresca mini white corn tortillas topped with Chef's daily creation & a side of house-made fire roasted salsa. Add fresh avocado $2
Onion Rings
Thick cut Walla Walla sweet onions, panko breadcrumb crusted & served with house-made smoked jalapeno dipping sauce.
Grilled Jumbo Artichoke
Remoulade & black Alderwood smoked sea salt
Soup for the Soul
Your server will inform you of today's creation 4.95/8.95
The B.C.S.
Boise Chopped Salad.... fresh arugula, Ballard Family Farms white cheddar, dried sweet corn, balsamic tomatoes, pepitas, pearl couscous & dried black currants with our buttermilk basil-pesto dressing. Choice of cold-smoked Alaskan salmon, crispy chicken, baked chicken or (grilled King Salmon +4)
House Salad
Organic Spring Mix, sliced cucumber, tomato, red onion, Ballard Famly Farms white cheddar & choice of house-made dressing 5.95/9.95
Heirloom Rainbow Beet Salad
Fresh arugula, Ballard Family Farms cow cheese feta, candied walnuts & local Ahaus honey vinaigrette
Grilled Tri-Tip Steak Salad
Arugula-spring mix blend, grilled-n-chilled mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, crispy onion straws & Blue cheese vinaigrette
Northwest Crispy Chicken Salad
organic spring mix, cherry tomatoes, red onion, dried sweet corn, roasted red bell pepper, Boise Fresca crisped tortilla chips, Ballard Family Farms white cheddar, chipotle BBQ sauce & ranch dressing
Spiced Maple Bacon
Grilled or Crispy Chicken
Grilled Sockeye Salmon
Smoked Alaskan Salmon
Grilled Tri-Tip Salad
All kids under 12- meals come with local milk, juice, or a soda & side of fresh fruit, fresh veggies, or scoop or local ice cream
Fresh Fruit & Veggies
local produce & fun fruit - keeping it healthy (gluten free)
Grilled Cheese Sammy
Ballard Family Farms white cheddar on Zeppole sourdough
Spaghetti & Meatballs
a local favorite served with Zeppole bread
Chicken Tenders
house-made & served with ranch dipper sauce
Urban Burger
our custom Wagyu & ground chuck beef blend 'dragged through the garden' & Fork sauce on Gaston's brioche bun. Served with fries. Add spiced Maple Bacon - 2, Ballard Family Farms white cheddar - 2
Sammys are served with natural cut jalapeno-lime seasoned chips. Spruce up your sammy by adding a local egg, avocado, or onion ring - 2ea. Sub any bun or bread for Gluten Free bun - 2.
BAM Sammy
double cut house-braised maple-spiced bacon, avocado, mozzarella, tomato & basil pesto on grilled Zeppole sourdough... BAM
Grilled Sockeye Salmon Sammy
house-pickled red onions, fresh arugula, & house remoulade on grilled local brotchen bun
Grilled Tri-Tip Sammy
Ballard Family Farms white cheddar, crispy onions strings, and fire roasted re pepper spread on Acme French Roll
Rotisserie roasted pork loin, slow roasted pulled-pork carnitas, Ballard Family Farms Swiss, pickles with Chef's 'mad-mustard' sauce hot pressed in Gaston's panini bread
Crispy Chicken Sammy
Cilantro-Lime crunchy slaw, chipotle aioli & pickles on toasted Gaston's brioche bun
Grown Up Grilled Ham & Cheese
Ballard Family Farms cheddar, country ham, caramelized onions & house-made heirloom tomato jam on toasted Zeppole whole wheat. Sub tomato-basil soup for chips -3.
House Chips
Rosemary-Parmesan Idaho French Fries
Available for lunch & dinner daily and after 4:00pm on Saturday & Sunday
Artichoke Heart & Ricotta Ravioli
Boise's Ferranti Fresh ravioli pillows, white wine-pesto-cream sauce, sunflower seeds & shaved parmesan. Add roasted sliced chicken breast - 4
Idaho Rainbow Trout
grilled local kale, roasted pepper coulis, balsamic reduction & basil oil drizzle. (gluten free)Sub grilled asparagus for grilled kale - 4.
Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut
Roasted‎ seasonal local veggies succotash & lemon beurre blanc
Local Ale-Braised Boneless Short Ribs
Fork‎ tender Northwest beef braised with wild mushroom sauce honey-thyme carrot puree, horseradish cream, served over white truffle cheddar smashers & topped with Idaho Yukon Gold 'potato hay'. (gluten free) Sub grilled asparagus for Idaho smashers - 4.
Voodoo Chicken
1/2 Mary's chicken house-brined Moroccan style with warm spices & citrus then slow roasted. Served over Ballard Family Farms white truffle cheddar mashed potatoes with herb jus. (gluten free) Sub grilled asparagus for Idaho smashers - 4
Sirloin Strip Steak
Topped with fresh herb compound butter and served with grilled broccolini & white truffle cheddar smashed potatoes
The Vegan Plate
Garlic herb polenta topped with seasonal local vegetables with roasted red peppers & basil oil 16,75
Center Cut Filet
8oz all natural flame kissed beef served over sauteed green beans-pistachio medley & topped with bourbon-porcini peppercorn sauce.
Slow Roasted BBQ Spare Ribs
served with smokey baked beans and cilantro-lime crunchy slaw (offered Monday nights only.. until they are gone)
Fork's Signature Warm Butter Cake
our‎ age ol'recipe topped with local Cloverleaf vanilla ice cream & Oregon berry coulis
Salted Caramel Bread Pudding
bread pudding with local Cloverleaf ice cream... enough said.
Gluten Free Brownie Bowl
locally baked Amaru Bakery gluten free chocolate brownie, Cloverleaf chocolate ice cream scoop, house chocolate sauce, whipped cream & City Peanut Shop's spiced pecans.
Local Cloverleaf Ice Cream (2 scoops)
choice‎ of cowboy crunch, strawberry, chocolate, or vanilla
Fork Pour Over Coffee Bar
We proudly brew each cup of our Full Circle Exchange (roasted at Rembrandt's in Eagle, ID) Reserve Roast Fair Trade coffee to order. Available in Regular and Decaf. Includes on free refill.
Fork offers cuisine inspired from the Northwest region using the finest and freshest locally sourced ingredients. Fork also offers hand-crafted cocktails, a large selection of regional wines and beers in a rustic yet very warm, welcoming setting. Fork is open for lunch and dinner daily and will offer a full-service Saturday & Sunday brunch with a featured bloody Mary bar and fresh, local ingredients sourced from the Capital City Public Market on Saturday mornings.
$10 - $29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed yesterday

Had lunch and craft cocktails. the cocktails were spendy but very, very good. We ordered the cubano and the tri-tip sandwich. Cubano was really good, tri-tip not so much - hard crunchy roll, meat and cheese. Very dry and lacking in flavor. The homemade chips...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank partyjo
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for New Year's Eve dinner before being ready for Idaho Potato Drop. Food is really good and high quality and fresh ingredients from the local market. Nice restaurant to go with family, friends, and couples. Prices are reasonable and it is a special...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vanessacarolinah
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was traveling alone but Fork was recommended for dinner by a Boise resident and good friend. I was not let down! I sat at the bar and had dinner and the place was packed and a lot of locals at the Bar that Tony...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank D2385YJpeterj
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant was a huge winner for my husband and me to celebrate our anniversary. He had the Braised Short Ribs, Browned Butter Mashed Potatoes with Potato Straws on top. It looked elegant and tasted super. I had the 1/2 Rotisserie Lemon Garlic Chicken, Browned...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank shawnylindz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on a Sunday night. We had reservations and were a little early but got seated right away. The restaurant was busy. Our waitress was nice and gave us the list of specials and took drink orders. I had a special pork tacos with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Oregongolfer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and atmosphere. Lots of dinner choices from salads with local produce to steaks to hamburgers. Asparagus fries are a delicious appetizer!! I had a beautiful salad with salmon and a super glass of wine. Perfect!

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love food, and interesting dining experiences. Fork offered only an average experience. The atmosphere was loud and food mediocre at best. The asparagus fries were the reason I gave this place a 3, or else it would only make a solid 2. Also it's...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been at this restaurant in the past. It seems that is it is not getting better. Stopped here for lunch. We had trout and steak both of them were pretty average. Too much oil and fat on the plate. Even kale was a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sonostrov
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great locally sourced food and service. Great atmosphere located in an old bank building in downtown Boise. They list the local vendors where they source their food. Which is all local. We have been here many times and the food and service is amazing.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank foreverontheroad2017
ForkAlavitaPRMgr, Public Relations Manager at Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review. We appreciate it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town to visit family and they took us to Fork. There wasn’t a lot on the menu that appealed to me. I choose the burger. It was large but nothing to get excited about. I’d say the same about the caramel bread...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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July 13, 2017|
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Response from Joseph M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't drink, don't know.
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July 26, 2016|
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Response from ForkAlavitaPRMgr | Property representative |
Hello! Just dinner on Tuesdays and chicken and waffle sliders during brunch on the weekends.
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