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Lift Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$American, ,
4091 W State St, Boise, ID 83703-4436
+1 208-342-3250
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4091 W State St, Boise, ID 83703-4436
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Lift with some friends as part of a pub crawl one Friday night. The patio area is great for dining on a Summer evening. Our party had burgers, wings, chicken sandwiches, French dip with tater tots all around - all the...More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Food was ok, but what do you expect from a pub. They do trivia here during the week nights. It is fun for those who came for that but not if you came to eat.

Thank WB7RWS
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Being WSU grads you’d think we would have visited here sooner (all games used to be televised here). Food was really yummy. I had fish tacos which were outstanding. Hubby had superfood salad with shrimp which surprisingly for a “bar” was beautiful and tasty. Will...More

Thank 2Cougs
Reviewed March 25, 2018

I've been on a quest to try all of the various "veggie burgers" in the Boise area. I was pleasantly surprised by the Loaded Quinoa Veggie burger at the Lift -- hands down the best I have tried anyplace in the area (and I have...More

Thank Fussytraveldude
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here completely unplanned and thank goodness we did. A low-key bar setting with very tasty food & nice service. The slaw covered pork sliders were amazing. Our boy gobbled up the rich bacon Mac & Cheese. Onion rings were just right, as well....More

Thank Suzie J
Reviewed December 17, 2017

I recently had lunch at The Lift with several of my friends. I have driven by this bar and grill for years and never paid any attention to it. Its exterior doesn't make you want to stop. Well, I am glad we did. The food...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed November 27, 2017

I've been to the Lift before...really good food but service can be hit and miss. I lucked out with getting the "Pink Panda" as my server and she did an outstanding job..definitely made me want to come back. Their mac & cheese with bacon made...More

Thank Annette45
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Had the Reuben sandwich, Cuban sandwich, and the Chicken popper sandwich. All three of us thought they were great. Nice selection of craft beer, and for those with no taste, Coors Lite. 😀✌️

Thank FloaterThai
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Food is basic pub style grub, nothing special. Decent amount of beers on tap. Seats are hard wood benches so they can get uncomfortable. Lots of TV's to watch sports on but this is generally a hockey bar.

Thank BoiseID999
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

New owners have taken over what used to be a great place for a relaxed quality meal. We arrived and there was plenty of seating but it took nearly 20 minutes to be approached by a server. It took an hour for our breakfast to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4091 W State St, Boise, ID 83703-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-342-3250
Also known as "The Lift"
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