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Slow By Slow

403 S 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-7106
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 Sep 2018
“Great little coffee shop”
27 Jun 2018
“Best in Boise ”
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403 S 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-7106
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I was in town for a long weekend and wanted to try all the local coffee spots. I came here on a Sunday and was surprised it wasn't packed. The decor is inviting and clean. The staff was helpful and willing to explain anything I...More

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Great little coffee bar! I consider myself a bit of a coffee snob and this place doesn’t disappoint! Artfully extracted espresso by the super nice owner. True espresso is hard to find in Boise, but slow by slow delivers nicely.

Thank shiowase
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Austere but attractive setting, looks better than it is on comfort. Coffee was fine, but $$$. Staff were nice, not stuffy or snobby like I often encounter in pour-over places. Decent choice if you want drinkable coffee.

Thank Catriona R
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Super cute environment. Loved the trendy menus and layout. Fun and quiet place in the morning. Will probably come back.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The roasters at Saturday's farmers market said this was the place to go for good coffee. Thank you for the recommendation. Had a latte made w/ some San Francisco roaster's espresso. And a yummy raspberry danish from Gaston's. Ended up with a small size as...More

Thank LaLaLaura
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Walked from our hotel for an early Saturday morning coffee and espresso. Both were very good. I love my coffee but admittedly don't speak 'coffee'. I just know, for me, a good cup is when I don't need soy milk or sugar and I didn't...More

Thank sjkoen
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Went in this morning for a great cup of coffee. Ratings for this coffee shop were number one for Boise. Easy to find, smack downtown Boise in the middle of lots of interesting places. Fits right in. Shop is clean and neat - people appear...More

1  Thank steveokg5
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I've been going to slow by slow for a few months now and it's always impressive, I actually crave their specific coffee, it's clean, tastes absolutely wonderful and they way they make it and keep all their ingredients pure really shows up in the finished...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I really wanted to like this place; it's close to my office, they do pour-overs, and it's a great space if you want to hang out. I have been in three times to give them a chance. I'm glad to see others like it; but...More

2  Thank XRayMan_Boise
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My daughter frequents this place and has been wanting to take us. We finally got the chance and was not disappointed. They have fresh unique coffee served either in traditional methods or options such as a pour over. I had a latte with old fashioned...More

Thank Twyla G
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Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 403 S 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-7106
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
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