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Westside Drive In

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2019 Winner
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WESTSIDE DINNERS‏
Served with garlic bread and fries or gems add a small dinner salad for 1.85
8.99
Fries
Gems
Small dinner salad +1.85
Chicken Strip
9.29
Fries
Gems
Small dinner salad +1.85
Finger Steaks
9.49
Fries
Gems
Small dinner salad +1.85
Fish and Chips
9.49
Fries
Gems
Small dinner salad +1.85
Fried Shrimp
6.99
Fries
Gems
Small dinner salad +1.85
Just Chicken
6.99
Fries
Gems
Small dinner salad +1.85
Just Fingers
6.99
Fries
Gems
Small dinner salad +1.85
Just Fish
6.99
Fries
Gems
Small dinner salad +1.85
Just Shrimp
CRAB AND GO HOMESTYLE MEALS
Chef lou presents homemade meals without the fuss served with a roll and butter
8.99
Lasagna
8.99
Spaghetti and Meatballs
8.99
Baked Meatballs with Mashers
8.99
Beef Strong Off
1 Side dish
8.99
Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry
8.99
Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry
1/2 Rack (2 small sides) 13.99
Full rack (2 large sides) 18.99
Chef Lou's Famous Pepsi Cola Ribs
SIDES AND SUCH‏
0.60
Cheese
0.60
Ham
0.99
Bacon (3)
0.50
Tomatoes
1.79
Garlic Bread
2.29
Side Salad
Cup 2.59
Bowl 3.49
Chili
Cup 2.59
Bowl 3.49
Soup
Small 4.99
Large 6.49
Soup and Sandwich
Small 4.99
Large 6.49
Salad and Sandwich
SALADS
Small 3.49
Large 4.89
Garden
Small 4.99
Large 5.49
Caesar
Small 6.29
Large 7.99
Chicken Caesar
Small 6.29
Large 7.99
Chef's
Small 6.49
Large 7.99
Peanut Ginger Chicken
CHEF LOU'S GOURMET FROZEN MEALS‏
Ask for a menu! Stock up! Gives a gift!
All made from scratch
The future of food is here
PET TREATS
Because never forget a fries
1.75
Ice Cream Bowl
3.69
Bacon Burger Treat
2.29
Lassi Patty
1.89
Salty Dog
Free dog biscuits and feline treats!
NIFTY FIFTIES BEVERAGES‏
Choose from
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
Ginger Ale
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
Club Soda
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
Mint
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
Grape
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
Iced Tea
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
Lemonade
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
Pepsi
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
Diet Pepsi
Small 1.69
Medium 1.79
Large 1.99
7-Up
MARVELOUS MALTS
Mix and match your favorite shake flavor
Small 2.79
Medium 2.99
Large 3.49
Marvelous Malts
THICK SHAKES‏
Flavors
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Vanilla
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Wild Cherry
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Caramel
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Oreo
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Chocolate
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Marshmallow
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Banana
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Black Berry
Small 2.69
Medium 2.89
Large 3.39
Flip
ICE CREAM FLOATS
All flavors listed below
3.29
Blue Velvet
Vanilla ice cream blueberries and ginger ale
3.29
Cocoa Flip
Chocolate and vanilla ice cream cocoa and ginger ale
3.29
Goober Special
Vanilla ice cream peanut butter and ginger ale
3.29
Cola Quickie
Vanilla or‏ chocolate ice cream with any of our fountain drinks
3.29
Lemon Zip
Lemon custard ice cream lemonade and ginger ale
3.29
Coffee Cooler
Vanilla or chocolate ice cream coffee and whipped cream
3.29
Mocha Float
Vanilla ice cream chocolate syrup coffee and cream
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Fast Food
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the only place we could find open late at night and we were glad it was. Our burgers were amazing, the fries perfect with a hint of paprika, and the service was as friendly as if we were their first customers instead of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank SandraS101
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

This drive through is located two places in Boise: on State Street and on Park Center Boulevard. It boasts the most diverse menu of all drive-ins. Hand crafted cooking, not just deep fried, is offered here. It still makes wonderful hamburgers and milkshakes.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank carolmK577FR
Reviewed January 29, 2019

I've had finger steaks at a number of locations in the Treasure Valley over the 20 years I've lived here. And I have had them a handful of times from Westside Drive In. I have never been disappointed and they have been consistently great everytime....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank loftmaster
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We stop at he Westside Drive In to try their Ironport soda, which was invented by an Idaho druggist. The drink was good, as was the service, but they make the drink with Sierra Mist and Ironport syrup. Still good, but not authentic. Good Retro...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The Westside Drive-in in both Boise locations on Park Center and on State Street are the best ones in town. The State Street location predates the other by decades and still serves a wonderful array of food deliciously prepared within minutes. On the way north...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank carolmK577FR
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The food is really, really, really yummy!!! Introduced my great niece to a Monte Cristo Sandwich! Also got the potato ice cream! Oh so good!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KGodinez
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I had to stop for the finger steaks excellent as always. If you haven't had the finger steaks from westside you haven't had the best delicious very big dinner helping. Add a potato ice cream you won't be disappointed sweetest potato I've ever had yum...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 121lewm
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for the potato ice cream. The food was great and the prices low! The only thing I would recommend is that they get some remodeling done, it’s a little too retro. Other than that it was great! The potato ice cream is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank R7991PPjuliag
Reviewed August 19, 2018

After arriving in Boise and checking into the motel, I decided to come here for lunch (rather than waiting for dinner). Walked up to counter to confirm that my dog could be on the patio with me. Employee most welcomed him and handed me a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DianeH7050
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This is nostalgia at its best. This diner has been here since 1957. The decor is old school showing good times of the past. The staff is great. The food is out of this worl. Have you ever had an "ice cream potato?" Just saying....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rodney R
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