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Sandpiper Restaurant

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750 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-1822
+1 208-524-3344
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sandpiper is a long standing traditional steakhouse in Idaho Falls. It's got a nice ambience on the river. I ordered the halibut on a visit last year and it was dry. I decided to order it again, thinking that wouldn't happen twice. It did. My guests said the trout and the pasta was ok. Nothing to rave about.

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Thank Traci L
Lodi, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated along the Snake river the outside dining is wonderful. The menu is average to very good and the wine list adequate. The prices are quite reasonable so all in all I would go again for the Patio.

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Bihorel (Rouen)
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lost in Idaho after a full day driving, we fount this restaurant -thank's to Trip Advisor - and enjoyed a very good menu and service.

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Thank Cardinal177MR
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sandpiper is our fav place to dine. It used to be better.....but it's still the best place out here.

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Thank ghandiqeen
Rexburg, Idaho
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection to choose from. Always take out of town clients here for dinner. Steaks are great especially with a baked potatoes with the works. Salad is fresh. Fisk looks good. Outdoor patio is always nice even it is a little chilly. Just ask them to flip the heater on.

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Thank Dan S
DeForest, Wisconsin
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in to Sandpiper to have a nice dinner after a nice day of travel. I ordered prime rib with a baked potato my wife had vegetarian pasta Alfredo with the house salad. The food was fabulous the service was excellent and the beer was stupendous. This was our second visit to Sandpiper and it is... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Outside seating area was wonderful with view of river. Food was well prepared. Two in our party got salmon and trout. All enjoyed it very much. Server was good but a bit dry.

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Thank Christina R
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

My wife and I were joined with another couple for an evening of dinner and drinks. We all ordered from the bar menu and ordered draft beers. The bar menu has very good food at reasonable prices and they have several beers on tap (Monday has a $1 discount on draft Beers). My wife ordered the wings and I had... More 

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Thank Donald R
Bakersfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We met some friends for dinner at Sandpiper Restaurant in Idaho Falls, ID. They had eaten there many times and raved, we were not disappointed. The patio next to the canal and the Snake River was casual and very comfortable, as well as, scenic. We were very lucky that the August evening weather was absolutely perfect! The service was very... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I was around when this restaurant opened nearly a half century ago. The Sandpiper was an instant hit, combining great cuisine with Hemingway charm. Great care was taken in both taste and presentation, from Snake River trout and island scampi, to fresh Idaho Angus beef, including a selection of regional and international wines not readily available even to connoisseurs. Today,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Idaho Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 208-524-3344

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