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Bittercreek Alehouse

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American, Bar, Pub
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246 N 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-5816
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Wendy F
Boise, ID
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walk in to Bittercreek and the first thing you'll notice are the big b/w photos on the wall. These are the actual farmers, ranchers and producers providing the ingredients for the first-class menu. Street tacos and polenta fries? Check. Authentic Poutine and Kale Ceasar salad? Oui. Killer beer and wine selection? Cheers. Vermiculture? Uh, yeah! Bittercreek and its sister restaurant... More 

Thank XRayMan_Boise
Boise, Idaho
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The usual crowded bar on a Friday night, we sat at the bar in the far end, had a beer and some dinner. I was a little suprised at how thoughtful the bartenders and servers were. Dinner was a little slow and we sent back a dish for a reheat but they seemed genuine in caring about it. Were not... More 

Thank scott k
Mission Viejo, California
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There's a worm farm underneath the restaurant! Great atmosphere, food and service. Great selection of craft beers on tap. BLT and burgers are delish!

Thank 860elaineg
Midland, Michigan
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for some drinks. The worst part of this restaurant is they have open seating, so if there isn't a table open you may get anxious trying to get one that opens up. Otherwise it is fabulous. The food is different than other places. So if you like unique food then this is a great option. They have... More 

Thank Daniel L
Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a fixture on the Biise beer scene. They don't brew, but they have a wide selection of beers, and the food is good; I particularly like their bleu cheese burger. The owner, Dave Krick,is very much into sustainable practices (he has worms in the basement). It's very popular, so it's crowded and very noisy. Sit outside if... More 

Thank Walt T
Boise, Idaho, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creative lunch menu. Always enjoyable. Parking requires some creativity. Atmosphere is casual and friendly.

Thank Kitty F
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The environment is relaxing and welcoming. Casual inside or outside seating. Our waitress was amazing, she was friendly knowledgable and honest. She said everything on the menu was good and she was not trying to sell it. The food was AMAZING! She knew what kind of beers to recommend to us based on what we told her and she was... More 

Thank rajloredo
Reno, Nevada
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for two dinners at the beginning and end of a week's paddling on the salmon. Fine selection of craft beers, good pub grub and good service. Sat outside one of the nights and enjoyed the passing view; the other night we ate inside...a bit noisy but very alive.

Thank PJW10K
Port Townsend, Washington
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last stop on a 2-day visit. We weren't really hungry b-u-t ... excellent server, a balmy Monday afternoon, and intriguing menu. Polenta fries were the best we've ever had. The carnivore among us had a burger and caesar side. I had a quinoa salad topped with perfect avocado slices ... incredibly filling. We got a big basket... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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: 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?