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Bittercreek Alehouse

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$$ - $$$
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246 N 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-5816
+1 208-429-6340
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Kimberly, Idaho
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the poutine while we watched the football game. The ambiance was fun, sporty and urban. It was lunchtime on a Sunday and we went with two teenage children who also had a great time.

Thank Driftwoodmeg
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a French tourist travelling across the country, I was mostly disappointed by the food in the West, but this restaurant was a delicious surprise. The popcorn/bacon/parmesan was an original and nice starter, and I really loved the polenta fries served with the clubs. Nice choice of beers as well.

Thank ValentinBro
Suquamish, Washington
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84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch with my sons. We all had different sandwiches and beer. All were very good. They have an extensive selection of both. This is a good downtown restaurant.

Thank Howard P
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a late Friday lunch. Sat at the bar and split the Poutine which featured locally sourced cheese curds and braised pork. The portion was big enough to call it lunch, as we had dinner plans. Appreciated their "locally sourced" food and beer philosophy. They offer a great selection of local and fairly local brews as well as a... More 

Thank Twabe
Boise, Idaho
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my wife and I moved to Boise last fall my son took us to his favorite restaurant Bittercreek. We started off with the mussels and kept going through the menu. Everything was great and the service was exceptional. We have been back many times both with my son and on our own. When we have out of town guests... More 

Thank Mike G
Gresham, OR
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I went in there with three others. We actually planned a trip here based on good reviews we had read. I was pretty disappointed. Food was average. Portions small. Beer selection was OK. But the beer was warm. They also have a very poor selection of lager and pilsner style beers. And some of what they sell as lager, isn't... More 

Thank egustafs56
David R, Public Relations Manager at Bittercreek Alehouse, responded to this review

David R, Guest Relations Manager at Bittercreek Alehouse, responded to this review Hi, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We take our food, beverage, and service very seriously, so feedback is always appreciated - even when its not perfect. We hold ourselves to a high standard and we are very sorry that we did not... More 

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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice place on 8th street where there are many places to eat Great beer selection, friendly staff and very reasonable food prices. Salmon and Salad was excellent

Thank Holly H
Roseville, California
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We were in Boise to do a campus tour and attend the homecoming game. We stopped here for lunch. They have a lot of great beer on tap from all over country. I had the cheeseburger, delicious. My daughter had the grilled cheese and loved it. My husband had the French dip, great flavor but the bread was a bit... More 

Thank Jen L
Venice, Italy
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Fun atmosphere and great location downtown Boise. The food was very tasty and great quality. We ate outside on the sidewalk and enjoyed the festivities of set up for Octoberfest.

Thank Tammy H
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

I wish we'd had more time in Boise, because I could happily go to Bittercreek Alehouse more than twice! We had a list of brewpubs to try, but Bittercreek was so good that we kept going back. The quality of the food and beer was outstanding, as was the service. Our servers were genuinely interested in our comments about the... More 

Thank LocalFoodLoverNW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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: +1 208-429-6340

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