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Barbacoa Grill

276 W Bobwhite Ct, Boise, ID 83706-3966
+1 208-338-5000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“barbacoa” (235 reviews)
“cotton candy” (29 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
276 W Bobwhite Ct, Boise, ID 83706-3966
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1 - 10 of 831 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I am very hard to please, ok, i know it..But this time , as always, we had a great server. Evan was about the best server i have ever come across , and i have been in the business for 40 years. He was professional,...More

Thank charley48
BarbacoaBoise, Manager at Barbacoa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Charley! We have passed your kind words on to Evan and he appreciates them very much. We are glad to hear your dining experience was pleasing to you as well. See you soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Barbacoa is a place like no other in the Boise area. It has over the top décor, and over the top ways to present your food. I love their amazing tableside Guacamole is to die for. It's an amazing atmosphere and dropping the cash on...More

Thank Cherie R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Barbacoa has fantastic food, great service, lots of interesting decor and tons of people watching. It's not a wonderful family environment but is the perfect place for social occasions and business dinners or appetizers or sales meetings. The pond out back is an additional bonus...More

Thank jillybomb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is not our first time going to this restaurant, which consistently has good food. This was no exception, and the guacamole cart was as good as always. Because it was a perfect day in Boise, weather in the 70s we sat outside. With dinner...More

1  Thank MunchenM3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went for my birthday dinner here while traveling through Boise. Such a fantastic setting with peaceful pond view and the eclectic decor was fascinating. The Tableside Guacamole and Hot Rock Steak were great. I will never pass through Boise again without...More

Thank Debra J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Boise fro short trip and enjoyed our dinning experience at Barbacoa Grill. I had the filet on the hot rock and my bride was very happy with her scallops. The hot rock was great as you could order your steak rarer than...More

Thank Falcon8884
Reviewed 1 week ago

How can you NOT love guacamole made fresh at your table? I was very pleased with the experience that went along with our dining, including my filet being served on a hotter-than-hell river rock. However, the tables were so closely packed that I was continuously...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the beautiful atmosphere that this restaurant has. The happy hour is amazing along with all the incredible food they serve. My friends and family love to come celebrate here or just come for some nachos and drinks. You won't be disappointed.

Thank jBk91408
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a little pazzaz for your evening dining then Barbacoa is the ticket. Great two for one drinks at happy hour. Best table made guacamole you'll find.

Thank BoiseIdahoRealtor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tastiest and most innovative food in Boise. Fun place to meet and greet. My most favorite restaurant. Martinis are the best any where.

Thank Joan L
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I posted a review and the response was to contact one of the managers to discuss. I called two times, left messages with the person who answered the phone. No call back. Have to wonder if the response was to give the impression that the matter would be handled. Two strikes.....
3 May 2017|
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Response from BarbacoaBoise | Property representative |
Hello, Tuffy Too. We sincerely want to discuss the matter with you. You can either call between Noon-3pm and/or you can email us by clicking on our website and leave your contact information. As the response above from a... More
Kelly H
Is there a quieter room that will sit 20 people?
6 February 2017|
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Response from BarbacoaBoise | Property representative |
Great question!! Yes, we have two rooms that are more quiet than our main dining room area and can also accommodate 20 people. Please email us by going to our website and clicking on the "contact us" button to discuss... More
Dress Code
18 October 2016|
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Response from OutdoorKidz | Reviewed this property |
Casual is permissible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 60
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 W Bobwhite Ct, Boise, ID 83706-3966
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-338-5000
  • E-mail
Steak and Seafood with a Latin Flair
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