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Blackboard Cafe

517 1/2 Bank St, Wallace, ID 83873-2224
+1 208-512-7553
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (29 reviews)
“lasagna” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
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Italian, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
517 1/2 Bank St, Wallace, ID 83873-2224
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in on a recommendation from a lady at the Silver Corner bar (another👍) and it was great. Chicken Parm and Lasagna were both well worth the stop. I would recommend this place to anyone either passing or a quiet night...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 311dalew
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The food is very good and the restaurant has a fun atmosphere. One wall is a blackboard and the chalk art is changed periodically. They also have two televisions playing (without sound) and they had two old James Bond movies on. It was fun to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Frank-Linda M
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We were driving home to MT stopping for lunch, found the Blackboard cafe listed as the top lunch spot in Wallace-correct! This place is awesome, the food and the service Were excellent, the server while alone did a most professional job handling the entire place...we’ll...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 959marar
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t expect to find such exquisite food in such a small town. The menu options, decor, and flavors are big city gourmet all the way. It was delight to discover all of the goodness without the hustle and bustle of the city. Absolutely charming!...More

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

Michelle at the Wallace Inn recommended two places in town for dinner and when she said this place served Italian I knew I had to come...had been having a craving for parm all day! Most places in MT/WY offer beef which certainly makes sense but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The charm of the Blackboard Cafe is the first thing that drew us in, but the food was just incredible! And the smaller size of the Blackboard Cafe makes you feel like you are having dinner with friends. I told the owner that my steak...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jilldrown
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here twice during our 3 night stay in Wallace, Idaho. We throughly enjoyed our meals and friendly service. Loved sitting outside!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cyclist7777
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

It was hard to bypass the BBQ next door but once we had a taste we knew we were in the right spot. Didn’t expect a perfectly executed Caesar salad. Server split it for us! Salted caramel milkshake hit the spot for the ice cream...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Barbjefts
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This skinny little restaurant is an absolute gem! The deceptively simple menu hides a treasure trove of delicious plates. The steak tartare is a perfect mix of chunky filet, onion, bacon, caviar, and raw egg. The mushrooms were an absolute delight, with each fungi allowed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 819andyl
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Small, narrow space in this cafe meant lunchtime on a Saturday was crowded and a bit cramped. With only two front waitstaff, it also meant long waits, but the food was worth it. The menu had an interesting selection of salads, grilled sandwiches and milkshake...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kris_K_D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 1/2 Bank St, Wallace, ID 83873-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Wallace
  • Phone Number: +1 208-512-7553
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A dual concept restaurant featuring classic and modern sandwiches, soup and salad for lunch, classic Italian dinner in the evenings and now serving Sunday breakfast.
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