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JD's Cafe

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S. Washington St, Emmett, ID 83617-3532
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Emmett, Idaho
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you're looking for a good sandwich but don't want the standard burger lunch, this is the place to go. They have great sandwiches such as roast beef, turkey, etc. for a reasonable price. The atmosphere is nice and clean and you'll feel right at home in shorts and a t-shirt. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They also... More 

Thank FrankandTresa
Emmett, Idaho
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The service at JD's is great. As is the food. Everything I have had is great. From the pulled pork sandwich to the loaded potato. Eating in is made even better by the small dish of ice cream that is served after your meal. Just puts the right touch to it. Take out is just as good as eating in.... More 

Thank drammaof9
Emmett, Idaho
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Has very good barbeque, hamburgers, chili, only bad thing is they are only open till 3pm Monday thru Friday closed Saturday and Sunday.

Thank David Betty W
Emmett, Idaho
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

These folks go the extra mile! The burgers are fantastic - just tried the bacon, onion ring, ranch burger yesterday and it was terrific! We eat there at least twice a month and have never been disappointed. They extras are a mint patty on your plate and a generous scoop of sherbet they bring out when you finish your meal.... More 

Thank obfour4
Emmett, Idaho
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2015

JD's is a warm, family-friendly cafe that serves amazing homemade fresh food! You won't be disappointed as everything on the menu tastes wonderful!

1 Thank Mary R
Sweet, Idaho
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Wonderful food, friendly service, by far the best food in town!! Love their BBQ food the most! We live in Emmett and stop in at JDs frequently. I would highly recommend this to anyone coming through town.

2 Thank Driftboatchic
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Wonderful food with incredible service. I had the stuffed potato and is was brilliant! The potato was huge so have left overs for lunch. My husband had the ribs and was impressed with the wet wash cloth that was provided. Attention to detail was appreciated.

2 Thank RaChelle W
Emmett, Idaho
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

Best sandwich shop in town. Their prices and location are both good. They could use more tables and seating but that is the only thing that needs changing.

1 Thank kd7uch
Emmett, Idaho
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014

They work hard and 6 days a week from 6:30 am to 4 or 5:00 pm. Jessica those are long days! They have espresso drinks and great coffee also. I talk to the owners and staff a lot, and I used to work at a restaurant. So I know it is stressful and you are on your feet all day!... More 

3 Thank 636Darrel
Emmett, Idaho
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 May 2014

From the food, to the atmosphere, to the service, it's more than "good". J.D's is one of the awesomest restaurants I've ever eaten at. The owners have a way of making you feel welcome and if you go in a stranger you most definitely will be leaving as a friend. The food is soooo good. There are really no words... More 

1 Thank Nerdgirl4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S. Washington St, Emmett, ID 83617-3532
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Emmett
  • Phone Number: 208-365-3131
Restaurant was recommend by a couple of local residents. We had the BBQ Tri-Tip Sandwich and the BBQ pulled pork sandwich. Both were excellent. Included a side (about 7 to choose from) BBQ beans were fantastic as they add BBQ pulled pork to the beans, and the cole slaw was delicious. Very clean, easy parking, excellent service. Will go back again - It is a beautiful side trip between Ontario, OR and Nampa, ID. Take Exit 9 off Hwy 84 - follow signs to Emmett. Once in Emmett, ou can continue on secondary highway to get to Nampa and back to Hwy 84. "We also took the time to walk around the town and was quite impressed. Nice shops and very friendly town.

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