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American, Bar
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1710 W. Riverstone Drive, Coeur d'Alene, ID
+1 208-765-1540
11:00 - 22:00
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Boise, United States
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our late lunch at Bardenays. The service was excellent as was the atmosphere. The food was very good, so we will go back again soon. Since they have Vodka Distillery there, we did have cocktails and do recommend their Bloody Mary.

Thank Marshall F
Missoula, MT
Level Contributor
43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here a couple days ago. We had a nice time and enjoyed the food and drinks. We especially liked our waitress. Her name was Courtney. She definitely made our experience a great one.

Thank ilovebuffets
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us, we are so happy Courtney took great care of you!! More 

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I think it's one of our most favorite restaurants in CDA! It was snowing outside and when we entered, were greeted by a warm fire and lively yet intimate atmosphere. We were able to choose our own dining table which is a huge plus. We each had a different satay which we shared - my beef one... More 

Thank dbryant3
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We are glad you had a great time here! More 

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i would recommend Bardenays to anyone looking for good food & great drinks, the atmosphere is fun and up beat and i love that staff always makes you feel welcome. As my husband would say its definitely my go to for a date night! prices are great as well.

Thank mikaylasage
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us! Glad we are one of your "Go-To's"! More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Good food! Enjoyed dinner and drink. Recommend to others. You have to seat yourself but that's in line with the warm atmosphere of this restaurant.

Thank Henry A
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us Henry! More 

Tri-Cities, Washington
Level Contributor
136 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Not just your average bar and distillery food. Come with an open mind as most of the menu is not for your average plain Jane eater. The calamari was pretty good, a tad overdone and could have used a little heat. We loved the batter that it was fried in. I tried the phad thai, sadly I ended up throwing... More 

Thank Komm57
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us! I am so sorry you didn't enjoy your main course, please feel free to let us know if something is ever less than great, as we always want our guests leaving well fed and happy! More 

Boulder, Colorado
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Totally unexpected. Holiday inn express staff recommended. Portuguese clams appetizer was enough for two with awesome flavor. My husband had salmon which he called the best he had had and he's a salmon fan. Burger with side salad was wonderful. We plan to go every time we drive through

Thank sheila855
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Thanks for telling us about your experience, so glad you enjoyed your meal! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Great place, excellent service and food. Drinks are numerous and wonderful. Great place to catch a game.

Thank garysutter
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us! More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to Bardenay several times and it has been a roller coaster of service and quality. I asked for the bacon to be very well cooked, or crispy. I was given limp, greasy bacon, and when i finally got the waiters attention, it sent back and 15 minutes later came back the same. I never got the water... More 

Thank gracelise
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Gracelise, Thank you for the feedback, your experience was completely unacceptable, I'm so sorry you had such a poor experience here at Bardenay. We appreciate you letting us know about our issues so we can work to improve. More 

Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner with family. I had the cod and chips. The fish was over fried and sweet potato fries were average. My wife had a salad and it was ok but nothing special. Everyone enjoyed their meal but there was nothing special. Service was pretty good. Best part about the place was the view but lots of places... More 

Thank Todd B
Peter G, Manager at Bardenay, responded to this review

Todd, Thanks for all of your feedback. It sounds like we missed the mark on your meal, cod and chips are usually one of our greatest items. We would love to have you back in to show you that your experience was out of the norm. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 W. Riverstone Drive, Coeur d'Alene, ID
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coeur d'Alene
  • Phone Number: +1 208-765-1540
Established in 1999. With three locations in Boise, Eagle and Coeur d'Alene that capture the spirit of Idaho and the Northwest, Bardenay Restaurant and Distillery is a cornerstone of Idaho's restaurant and bar industry. The original establishment is located in a once empty warehouse on the Historic Basque Block in downtown Boise, Idaho. On April 25th, 2000, history was made when we served the first cocktail to included spirits distilled in a restaurant in the US. As the nation's first restaurant distillery, Bardenay has set an industry precedent as the first full service restaurant and bar with the ability to create handcrafted liquor on-site. Our distillers are happy to give tours as time allows. Please ask your server if you are interested in a closer look at our operations. p.s. We are only allowed to sell our fine spirits by the drink. If you would like to purchase a bottle, you may do so at many of our state liquor stores.

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