Just as Thomas Edison stumbled through useless prototypes of light bulbs and movie cameras before perfecting the phonograph, the alchemists at Qdoba Mexican Grill took 47 attempts before landing on the franchise's signature blend of three cheeses, known simply as queso. That attention to detail still pervades every aspect of the menu, as employees spend hours each day chopping, dicing, and simmering the fresh ingredients that find their way into burritos, taco salads, and grilled quesadillas. Beyond the marinated bites of chicken, beef, and pork and hand-crafted tortillas, cooks protect their ripe, fragile avocados from harm by smashing them into batches of fluffy guacamole.
Bosnia Express brings the flavors of Bosnia to Boise through lunches and nightcaps alike. Before the restaurant undergoes its nocturnal transformation into a nightclub and neighborhood bar, cooks layer hearty paninis with thinly sliced meats and vegetables, as well as season gyro meat that’s ready to nestle inside pita pockets. In addition to making fresh sandwiches and pouring drinks, they stock products from overseas, such as Bosnian, Turkish, and Mediterranean snack cookies, pickled vegetables, hair products, and Pavlovic Ointment, whose lid automatically opens whenever a bell rings.
A locally owned Boise institution since 1961, Delsa's Homemade Ice Cream hits the spot with fresh-pressed burgers, succulent sandwiches, and combo meals. Inside, Delsa’s boasts a classic diner setup, with shiny red and white booths and stools gathered around elevated tables. There, diners soak up familial vibes while taking down a bacon cheeseburger, or a homemade bowl of soup. True to its name, Delsa’s also satisfies sweets cravings with hand-dipped cones, decadent sundaes, and more than 10 milkshake flavors.
Burger Belly, an independently owned eatery located near Boise State University campus, keeps customers coming back with the classic taste of burgers that are grilled to order. ?We cook it right in front of you,? owner Despina Simitjis told the Idaho Press-Tribune. Customers can pair those burgers with fries and creamy milkshakes, or opt for fish sandwiches, hot dogs, and chicken.
Within the brightly hued walls of Andrade’s Restaurante Mexicano, the aromas of sizzling steak, chicken, and seafood mingle with the scent of fresh flour tortillas. Fourteen different taco fillings—including broiled chicken, seasoned pork steak, and fish—combine with toppings from a salsa bar to create a kaleidoscope of taste possibilities. A family plate piles high a choice of 10 items, such as tostadas, tamales, flautas, and quesadillas, and fiesta plates feed groups of at least 20 people. Refreshments include margaritas, beer, Mexican coffee, and agua.
Family owned and operated, The second of two locations in the Treasure Valley we serve authentic Chinese cuisine made from scratch on the wok. All your favorite Mandarin dishes are here plus many Cantonese dishes including 16 varieties of Dim Sum and we will keep expanding these selections.