Highest-rated cheap eats in Boise, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Boise, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Boise that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. JAVA Downtown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (35 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 223 N 6th St Ste 110, Boise, ID 83702-6085
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#29. The Original Sunrise Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 7135 W State St, Boise, ID 83714-7420
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#28. Wiseguy Pizza Pie

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 570 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5932
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#27. Capri Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (84 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2520 W Fairview Ave, Boise, ID 83702-6718
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#26. Fiesta Chicken

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 10689 Ustick Rd, Boise, ID 83713-5102
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#25. Eddie's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (63 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 7067 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83709-1910
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#24. Burger Belly

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1079 S Broadway Ave, Boise, ID 83706-3624
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#23. Merritt's Family Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (64 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 6630 W State St, Boise, ID 83714-7411
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#22. Pie Hole Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 205 N 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-5817
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#21. Guido's Original New York

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Address: 12375 W Chinden Blvd, Boise, ID 83713-1371
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#20. Goldy's Corner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 625 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5935
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#19. Blue Sky Bagels

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 407 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-7244
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#18. Meraki Greek Street Food

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (46 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 345 S 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-7104
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#17. Mazzah

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (105 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 1772 W State St, Boise, ID 83702-3923
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#16. Five Guys

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (63 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 321 South 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702
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#15. Dutch Bros

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea
- Address: 2170 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83705-3148
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#14. Fanci Freez

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (79 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1402 W State St, Boise, ID 83702-5033
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#13. Dawson Taylor

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (34 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Address: 219 N 8th St, Boise, ID 83702-5817
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#12. Guru Donuts

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (56 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Address: 928 W Main St Suite 100, Boise, ID 83702-5774
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#11. Kibrom's Ethiopian and Eritrean Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (55 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: African, Ethiopian
- Address: 3506 W State St Ste 100, Boise, ID 83703-5511
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#10. Tin Roof Tacos

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (101 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 115 Broadway Ave, Boise, ID 83702-7210
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#9. Westside Drive In

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (168 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Fast Food
- Address: 1939 W State St, Boise, ID 83702-3958
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#8. Flying M Coffee House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 500 W Idaho St, Boise, ID 83702-5754
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#7. Even Stevens Sandwiches

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 815 W Bannock St, Boise, ID 83702-5823
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#6. Waffle Me Up

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (48 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 204 N Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702-5922
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#5. Guido's Original New York Style Pizza Downtown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (146 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 235 N 5th St, Boise, ID 83702
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#4. Goody's Soda Fountain & Candy Store

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (84 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1502 N 13th St, Boise, ID 83702-3532
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#3. Boise Fry Company

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (393 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 204 N Capitol Blvd Suite 111, Boise, ID 83706-5499
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#2. The STIL

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (80 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 786 W Broad St, Boise, ID 83702-7138
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#1. Tangos Empanadas

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (262 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites
- Address: 701 N Orchard St, Boise, ID 83706
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