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Solid Grill & Bar

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Thu, 2/21
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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pesto $+2
bruschetta $+2
the wine platter
built to share: chef's selection of three cured meats, artisan cheeses, fruits and vegetables, served with a warm baguette
spinach and artichoke dip
served hot, with warm baguette or tortilla chips
chicken quesadilla
roasted‎‎‎ chicken, molten cheese, green onions and tomatoes, served with salsa and zesty sour cream
nacho platter
cheeses covered chips with jalapenos, olives, green onions, diced tomatoes, black beans, zesty sour cream, guacamole and salsa with your choice of grilled chicken or pulled pork
hummus plate
served with warm pita bread and veggies
pear gorgonzola pizza
sliced pears with gorgonzola, mozzarella, and candied walnuts on a pita
risotto bites
parmesan and panko crusted risotto balls. served with honey beurre blanc and balsamic reduction
bread trio
pesto, bruschetta, and garlic spreads with a warm, fresh baguette
hot wings
a full pound of over sized bone in wings tossed in your choice of house bbq, hot or inferno sauces
pear chevre salad
candied‎‎‎ walnuts, fresh pears, red onions, tomatoes and chevre on a bed of mixed greens with strawberry champagne vinaigrette.
greek portabello salad
sliced portobello, feta cheese, red onions, tomatoes, currants and kalamata olives with blueberry balsamic vinaigrette on a bed of spinach.
ahi salad
pan seared sesame crusted rare ahi tuna on mixed greens with green onions, avocado and tomato, served with wasabi soy vinaigrette and mango sauce.
bleu idaho steak salad
grilled, sliced mid-rare steak over mixed greens with diced tomatoes, green apples, city peanut candied pecans, gorgonzola and fried sweet onions, served with balsamic vinaigrette
shrimp for chicken $+2
cobb wedge
decon structed wedge salad with bleu cheese, avocado, tomato, red onion, hard boiled-egg, grilled chicken and bacon
soup and salad
cup $3.75
bowl $6
just soup
just salad
shrimp and grits
Roasted corn and cheddar grits with buttery garlic shrimp, sauteed bell peppers and red onions, topped with a Smokey southern style ham and chorizo gravy
sweet potato enchiladas
Sweet potatoes, black beans, corn and roasted green Chilis wrapped in corn tortillas and topped with chipotle chile verde sauce and melted mozzarella. served with sour cream, avocado and Tex Mex risotto
chicken cordon bleu
breaded and baked chicken breast stuffed with bacon, ham, gorgonzola and swiss cheeses, served over asparagus and covered in a rich bearnaise sauce
herb roasted chicken
oven roasted boneless chicken (white and dark meat) served over a bed of seasonal risotto with a savory pan sauce and a seasonal selection of sauteed vegetables
gorgonzola cream $+1
solid salmon
pan seared salmon fillet with honey buerre blanc and balsamic reduction, served on a bed of seasonal risotto with seasonal vegetables
gorgonzola cream $+1
solid rib-eye
hand rubbed angus rib-eye, served with potatoes and seasonal veggies
served with solid fries sub sweet potato fries 1, sub onion ring or quinoa salad for 1.50 sub side salad or sour for 2
pulled pork sandwich
slow braised pork shoulder with house bbq sauce on a challah roll, served with slaw
lamb or chicken, with lettuce, tomato and onion, signature tzatziki sauce and feta served in pita
feta $+1
vegan pita
hummus, quinoa salad, lettuce, tomato, and onion in a pita
italian grinder
capicola, ham, salami, pepperoncinis, spinach, mozzarella, and marinated tomatoes with pesto Aioli.
buffalo chicken wrap
crispy or grilled chicken breast with hot wing sauce, gorgonzola, blue cheese dressing, spinach, green onions, and tomato.
avocado $+1
classic club
triple decker style with turkey, ham, bacon, green leaf lettuce, onion, tomato, cheddar,and swiss cheese on sourdough fruit
avocado $+1
blt redux
sweet and spicy candied bacon, spinach, and tomato with sun dried tomato mayo on house made focaccia bread fruit
french dip
thin sliced roast beef on a toasted hoagie roll with caramelized onions, melted mozzarella and spicy horseradish cream, with hot au jus
portobello sandwich
Grilled portobello mushroom on a challah roll with gorgonzola, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers, greens chiles and pesto Aioli
bacon $+1
cheese $+1
solid burger
served on a chlallah bun with lettuce, tomato, onion, and mayo
chipotle black jack
blackened beef patty, pepper jack cheese, chipotle-tomatillo salsa, avocado and a layer of onion rings on a challah bun
the doc hudson
beef patty, fried egg, ham, caramelized onions, with cheddar and swiss cheeses
the uncle buck
beef patty with house slaw and tomatoes served inside a grilled three-cheese sandwich with cheddar, gorgonzola, swiss cheese, spicy bacon, and caremelizd onions
the defribrillator
beef‎‎‎ patty, tempura battered bacon, guacamole, hot sauce, and pepper jack
the whole monte
beef patty, caramelized onions, and bacon, topped with melted tillamook cheddar
swiss cheese $+1
the veginator
vegan burger patty with spinach, bruschetta, avocado and pesto served on a wheat bun
grilled chicken breast, guacamole, salsa, and jalapenos, with pepper jack cheese on a whole wheat bun
ninkasi seasonal 22 oz
stone smoked porter 22 oz
stone arrogant bastard 22 oz
deschutes seasonal
sierra nevada pale ale
omission pale ale (gluten free)
pyramid apricot ale
angry orchard cider
de achtste hamd sour 22 oz
the dude
a white russian made with ginger vodka
irish hot toddy
jameson‎‎ hot toddy with fresh lemon juice and cinnamon
hot buttered rum
a‎‎‎ classic winter cocktail with spiced rum and house made brown sugar butter mix
kind of a big deal
a‎‎‎ hot chocolate martini made with espresso vodka and godivo white chocolate liqueur
new york sour
black‎‎‎ grouse scotch with fresh squeezed lime juice and simple syrup with a red wine float
hot apple cider
an‎‎‎ adult cider with the sweet yet powerful winter jack daniels
sockeye brewing co. (boise)
dagger‎‎‎ falls ipa solid pale ale
mccall brewery (mccall)
lemon‎ ginger hefeweizen
highlands hollow (boise)
spoon tongue
payette brewing (boise)
outlaw ipa
grand teton (victor, id)
teton amber ale
laughing dog brewery (pend oreille, id)
aplha dog imperial ipa
salmon river (mccall, id)
buzz buzz porter
wait there's more
ask your server about our four rotating idaho handles
the vesper lynd
vodka, gin, lillet blanc and a lemon twist, not for the faint of heart there's no mixer here
thai basil kamikaze
vodka and an orange liqueur muddled with fresh basil and lime
the woody
vodka, pomegranate liqueur, x-rated, sour and seven. served in a martini glass with a lemon wheel
solid cosmopolitan
a‎‎ classic cosmo made with a kick of ginger
vanilla‎‎‎ rum, kahluo, and real espresso, it can keep you awake and knock you out at the same time!
the nutty gent
tanqueray‎ and disaronno on the rocks with bitters and bar sour
old fashined
an old fashioned with rye whiskey, simple syrup and bitters, and without all that other junk
solid margarita
reposado tequilla, orange liqueur and lime juice. served on the rocks with salt
bloody mary
house made bloody mary mix and all of the bells and whistles make this a mary to remember
glass $5.50
bottle $20
house red
glass $6.75
bottle $23
liberty school
cabernet sauvignon (ca)
glass $7.5
bottle $25
pinot noir (ca)
glass $7.50
bottle $25
tinto negro
malbec (argentina)
glass $9
bottle $33
gsm (ca)
glass $9.50
bottle $34
tempernilla (id)
glass $9.50
bottle $34
gsm (wa)
glass $9.50
bottle $34
bordeaux (wa)
glass $10
bottle $36
cabernet reserve (wa)
glass $12
bottle $42
pinot noir reserve )(wa)
Housed in the historic 8th St Marketplace, Solid Grill & Bar, focuses on local food and beers. We feature eleven local beers on tap; a selection that changes based on the availability of the best offerings from the local brewers. The food is both classic and daring. The menu is wide enough to please any guest while narrow enough to ensure quality and freshness. Vaulted ceilings, brick arches, natural wood, and warm tones make Solid Grill and Bar the perfect dining getaway. The walls are decked with local art that has a distinctly Boise theme. Solid has two happy hours daily from four to six pm and ten to midnight with half priced drinks and a unique appetizer menu. Every Friday and Saturday
$5 - $20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Contemporary
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews enchiladas risotto street tacos burger chicken and waffles pulled pork salad shrimp sweet potato outside seating downtown boise recommend this restaurant food was great the wait staff nice atmosphere an appetizer misting
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and here were drawn to this place because of their singer, who was like a Siren luring us in with his tantalizing music. The musician was impressive, filling the empty streets with his enchanting music. So we decided to try this place out....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ELHyman
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

I decided to try this since it was a close walk to my hotel. I didn't order anything too fancy, a burger and fries. The food presentation looked great and the quantity was there, but there was nothing special when it came to taste. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brianrK1944SV
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

I believe I reviewed Solid once last year. They consistently have good food and great service. They have a limited menu but everything they have is excellent and our part of 6 chose from all over the spectrum. Drink service was a teensy bit slow...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ranjer
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We had tickets for the comedy club, Liquid Laughs, so this was an initially a location choice. The food was great, way better than expected an two clicks above the standard Boise taste. Nice atmosphere, speedy waitstaff especially since you consider there was an upcoming...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank idahosandy
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try Solid since we were waiting for the show at 'Liquid laughs' next door. The food was incredible! We had a huge brunch at Moons cafe earlier in the day so we decided on just drinks and appetizers. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Katiemaughan
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I took off a star because the server forgot to put in our nachos as an appetizer, so our meals came out shortly after. The food was great! My Sweet Potato Enchilada had tons of flavor, but was a little spicy. Next time I would...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank B2853GRrebeccam
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. Sat on the patio which has misters - felt great! It's a great place to chill and people watch. It was fun watching the booze bike come around. Had the sweet potato enchiladas. They were delicious! The margarita hit the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank miannmo
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The food here was decent. Nothing spectacular but portion sizes are also more than adequate. The outdoor seating is super cool. Live music is available some days. A little loud for conversation but you can always dine inside too.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank deannac316
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We met another couple here for drinks and dinner before a comedy show. My husband had the shrimp and grits and I had chicken cordon blue and risotto. Our Meals were great it was happy hour and it seemed like the drinks were watered down....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rebecca4133
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here because they had mist on the outside seating and a singer on the deck. I ordered the spinach salad with shrimp which wasn’t anything great. My son had the uncle Buck hamburger which was OK but difficult to eat. My daughter liked...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank kkowala
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