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Epi's A Basque Restaurant

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1115 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2305
+1 208-884-0142
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 20:30
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Meridian, Idaho
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want the best customer service and to be treated like family this is the place. Food is time tested old family recipes. Can't beat the big experience in this small restaurant.

Thank gwebb672
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading several reviews that you have to book early for a table my husband and I decided to give it a try at 5 pm without reservations. Chris - Epi's granddaughter welcomed us and sat us at a table that had reservations at 6:30. Dinner was wonderful -staff were fabulous and friendly. Would recommend and make reservations!

Thank Jeri R
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Who would have thought this place has the best atmosphere, service and flavor in the Valley. Some friends invited us for a night out. I have heard of Epi's 100s of time and never went. Glad we had the opportunity to finally visit. Won't be the last time that's for sure.

Thank Shawn P
Boise, Idaho
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I moved to the area, Epi's was the one restaurant that came up multiple times when I asked for recommendations. The first time I went was when family came to visit - and it exceeded my expectations. Everyone who works there is fantastic - I can say without a doubt that they have the best service in any restaurant... More 

Thank jpkeel
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Delicious food that is prepared the way Grandma would have. Sometimes there is a wait but it is well worth it. Absolutely good food!

Thank cavtanker116
Eagle, Idaho
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

EPA's serves fantastic AND authentic food from a culture that's not widely represented in the US....so put it on your must-go list! Ingredients are top quality and fresh, preparation if meticulous, and every dish, from salad, soup, to other courses, is flavorful. We've had everything from baby squid in ink and tongue, to more "normal" fare like pork chops and... More 

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Caldwell, Idaho
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Food is served here with class. The portions are perfect, the service is great and the menu items make it difficult to decide

Thank Gainelle M
Colstrip, Montana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We called for reservations only to be told that there was going to be a Christmas party and they were not sure how man people would be there, we received a call a couple of days later asking if we were still interested in a reservation, so happy we didnt make reservations elsewhere. This nights special was the monkfish with... More 

Thank Donna M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Chris and the staff at Epi's are incredible. everyone is family here. The food is authentic and always feels like you are the center of their attention. Great prices on great wine too!

Thank Amy S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

An absolute must do when in Treasure Valley. Food is outstanding and the Basque traditional dinners are great. Small local family run place, reservations a must, call a day or two ahead. Wines pretty darn good too.

Thank John F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83642-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: +1 208-884-0142

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?