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Boondocks Restaurant

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3587 Yale Kilgore Rd, Island Park, ID 83429-5119
+1 208-716-3720
11:00 - 20:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

It was a little off the beaten path but not totally in the Boondocks. They have out door seating as well. It is cash only but other than that we enjoyed our visit. I had the fish and chips large. The coleslaw and fries was good. The beer battered fish was cooked properly and was served hot. Wait staff was... More 

1 Thank travelguy1234567
San Clemente, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The food is fantastic, the atmosphere is fun, and one of our group played all the instruments hanging on the walls and gave us live music!

1 Thank ranae l
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Considering that Island Park ID is surrounded by trout lakes, rivers and streams, this is the only restaurant that serves trout, and only done one way. Don't get me wrong, it was well prepared, as Trout Almandine, but a plain panko grilled trout sure would have been good. Also, no liquor, just beer and wine. All in all, an OK... More 

1 Thank Randal B
Bend, Oregon
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169 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stopped here after reading the reviews and so glad we did. It was a little out of our way but its worth it. My husband had the Thai chicken salad and I had a salad with everything on it. The poppy seed dressing is a must. We shared a side of fries as we watched big sandwiches go by. Friendly... More 

2 Thank jstm58
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Every year we come up to Island Park for part of the summer and always stop here. Their service is great! The food amazing! I had the sand which with portobello mushrooms and it's to die for! Their fish and chips are out of this world and they serve an amazing carrot cake! Boondocks is a great hidden gem in... More 

2 Thank Amber E
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This place is fairly non descript, very much off the beaten bath, but prepare yourself for a wonderful meal. We had been intrigued by the high demand to get in, and now we know why there was a wait. Also, there is excellent service here and we found it to be very reasonably priced.

1 Thank David F
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to this cute little restaurant for lunch on Father's Day. We were impressed with the friendly staff, charming decor and really good food! The million dollar salad was delicious!!!

1 Thank Lori H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Thai Salad was amazing, staff was friendly, a cute little place off the beaten path. A must eat place in Island Park! Eat!

1 Thank Troop 333 R
Cincinnati, Ohio
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Boondocks is definitely off the beaten path, and when we pulled up I was like, um, is this really a restaurant?? It's very non-assuming small ranch house. But the food was really good. We ate there twice--once while staying near Island Park, and a week later when driving back from Jackson to Big Sky. The first time we were there... More 

Thank OhioCrnQun
Detroit, Michigan, United States
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The food here was absolutely excellent. The quality was chef quality in the middle of nowhere. We had the fish & chips, a steak sandwich, the Cure burger, a turkey sandwich, and the kids grill cheese. The food took quite awhile so this why I gave them 4 stars instead of 5.

Thank Rachel W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3587 Yale Kilgore Rd, Island Park, ID 83429-5119
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Island Park
  • Phone Number: +1 208-716-3720
We are now closed until the summer season! Thanks for the winter business and hope to see you soon!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?