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“Unique and Unforgettable!”
Review of Barbacoa Grill

Barbacoa Grill
Ranked #5 of 835 Restaurants in Boise
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $60
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Steak and Seafood with a Latin Flair
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Great location over looking water and greenbelts. From the outrageous but tasteful decor to the amazing food, you'd be hard pressed not to want to come back as often as possible. We got a very generous gift certificate so the first time we went we splurged on a bunch of different things to get the full experience! First of all the happy hour is unbelievable. From the choices to the prices you cannot beat it, you just can't! It's real food, nice portions and yum yum yum! Drinks too, can't leave those libations out. Seriously, been all over the world and would like to think we have a decent palate. What a treat especially here in Boise. I had fish, hubby had steak. When the food comes out it's out of the this world gorgeous and then when you take a bite your eyes are rolling into the back of your head. It's just that good. You've got to go!!!

Thank melissa S
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

First the interior is very nice, very trendy. The waiter told us they filter and bottle the water they serve...these attention to details DO make a difference. While we were there two couples came in wearing formal clothing, an author was selling her book at the entrance and they were filming a video. This is THE place to eat in Boise. Oh, almost forgot, they also make your guacamole at your table (if you order it). And how do you keep it 'reasonable'? We all ordered from the Appetizer section of the menu and had TREMENDOUS food at a VERY reasonable cost. There are higher end items on the menu but why bother? Four of us ate for about $50 doing that and we plan on going back again to do the same...sharing what we order so we all get to sample other food offerings. Last thing...go for happy hour and its Two for One. Hope these hints add to your visit. My new favorite place in Boise.

1  Thank CaptainPuget
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

We loved exploring the unique decor of this amazing restaurant. You really must see it for yourself. We were here with a large group and they did a great job of accommodating us. The food was quite good and the Huckleberry drink on ice was wow! I would definitely come here again... only recommendation ask with door is the right bath room.

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Thank shawnbt
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

We took our son here for his birthday and had a really good time. The atmosphere has a Caribe feel--wonderful artwork and a beautiful glass sculture that looks like Chihuly himself made it! The food was good, the service excellent and they topped off dinner with a really fun plate of spun sugar--so classy it doesn't seem like cotton candy. This restaurant may be a bit pricey for some, but celebrating special occasions or entertaining out of town guests, it's a Must Go!

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Thank patswife86
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Upscale restaurant with a unique flair. The ambiance is amazing, and you will especially love sitting near the windows so that you can look out at the lake! I have yet to order something that I didn't like. Recommend the guacamole made at your table, steak on a hot rock (yum!) or the Idaho trout. Whatever you order you will be eyeing everything else as it passes by you to another patron. Presentation is key. If you are there for a birthday or special event, you will be pleasantly surprised by a candle lit brownie surrounded by cotton candy! You have to see it to believe it. I have seen a few complaints about the prices here, but anyone that has eaten at restaurants of this caliber in other cities would not think that the prices are acceptable. If you want to have a nice meal out with a little flair... maybe cut back on the cocktails and the bill won't break the bank.

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Thank Laurie59Boise
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