We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.

Bittercreek Alehouse

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
246 N 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-5816
208.429.6340
Website
Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

333 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 329: English reviews
Nampa, Idaho
Level Contributor
30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just got back from having lunch there! This a great sports pub in a very central downtown location. You are 2 blocks North of the Qwest Arena and the BoDo District. 2 Blocks South of the Capitol, and near a number of bars, The Egyptian Theater.....you get the idea. I had the corn and potato chowder, and The Huntsman... More 

Helpful?
Thank 1olddude
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Large selection of beer, first choice not available! Limited menu but our choice of burgers proved to be tasty. We eat outside, lots of flies so beware

Helpful?
Thank LOONEY1956
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to this place and it's sister restaurant, the Red Feather, for years and they never cease to amaze me! Delicious food, amazing drinks, lovely service. Highly recommend them!

Helpful?
Thank Shoegirl01
Durham
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overnight stay in Boise and were told plenty of places on 8th St. Wanted something straight forward and easy so tried here and pleased we did. Extensive selection of beers and good food. We had the pizzas which were excellent especially the wild mushroom with whole cloves of sticky roasted garlic.

Helpful?
Thank Jayne F
Powder Springs, Georgia
Level Contributor
94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped in here for drinks and apps. great bar atmosphere. Stellar drinks, great beers on tap, and the atmosphere and looks of the place are terrific.

Helpful?
Thank Wearytraveleratlanta
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
198 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initially, this is a little confusing, 2 restaurants using the same kitchen but with different seating areas and different menus. Outside, they have mist blowers to keep you cool. Inside, it is quite dark but there's a good atmosphere. The food is really good and well priced.

Helpful?
Thank Scorah
San Juan Capistrano, California
Level Contributor
362 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We flew into Boise late on a dry warm summer night and a cold beer seemed like just the thing. This place is a couple of blocks from the state capital building in the surprisingly cool downtown area. We sat outside and enjoyed the waitress and the people passing by. The beer was just the thing and they had a... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank CaTraveler7777
Level Contributor
124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently in Boise for 5 days and visited Bittercreek every day. Great food, great beer offerings and excellent service. The bar staff is very friendly and very knowledgeable about their menu and drinks. They have some creative drinks and a great wine list, but with 50+ beers with rotating taps, it's good to stop by and sample. Outdoor patio is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jimed323
David R, Manager at Bittercreek Alehouse, responded to this review

Jim, Thanks for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We take our food, beer, wine, spirits, and service very seriously so it is always nice to hear when they are all appreciated. We honestly strive to inform the Boise cultural experience, so we are happy to have been a staple for you during your short stay... More 

Gainesville, Georgia
Level Contributor
21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bittercreek Alehouse is a hopping place with an excellent collection of beers and liquors. The food was magnificent and the service was on par. The waitress was great with our group and was so helpful at helping us with our drink and fix selections. Definitely a great place to visit.

Helpful?
Thank Lacey B
David R, Manager at Bittercreek Alehouse, responded to this review

Lacey, Thanks for taking the time to share you positive experience with us. We work very hard at our food, beer, spirits, and service so it is always nice to hear when it is appreciated. Thanks again, David Bittercreek Beer Guy More 

Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came in confused that the seating right next to this place was another restaurant and inadvertently ordered drink which I paid for but moved over here. Misters were provided since it was HOT and much appreciated. My appetizer was the hummus, pita and cucumbers. I really liked it and it was enough to be a meal. My main course... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wendy F

Travelers who viewed Bittercreek Alehouse also viewed

 

Been to Bittercreek Alehouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 N 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-5816
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: 208.429.6340

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bittercreek Alehouse and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Bittercreek Alehouse staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?