Highest-rated cheap eats in Boise, according to Tripadvisor

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June 3, 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. 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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#29. Cafe Rio Mexican Grill

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (43 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 8233 W Franklin Rd Boise, Boise, ID 83709
- Read more on Tripadvisor
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#28. Firehouse Subs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: not available
- Address: 1569 N Milwaukee St, Boise, ID 83704-8471
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#27. Chip Cookies

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 501 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5933
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#26. Pho Bac

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 7700 W Goddard Rd, Boise, ID 83704-3120
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#25. Tree City Juice and Smoothie Cafe

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: not available
- Address: 1265 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83706-3116
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#24. Boex

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: Greek
- Address: 4846 W Emerald St, Boise, ID 83706-2007
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#23. Parrilia Grill

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Bar
- Address: 1512 N 13th St, Boise, ID 83702-3532
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#22. Yokozuna Teriyaki

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Asian
- Address: 824 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705-2423
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#21. Main Street Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: not available
- Address: 904 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5718
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#20. Noodles & Company

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Asian
- Address: 535 N. Milwaukee, Boise, ID 83704
- Read more on Tripadvisor

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#19. The Goodness Land Middle Eastern Food

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (12 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
- Address: 6555 W Overland Rd Ste 110, Boise, ID 83709-2084
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#18. The Pita Pit

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Mediterranean
- Address: 746 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5813
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#17. Wok-Inn Noodle

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (2.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 4912 W Emerald St, Boise, ID 83706-2009
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#16. Paddles Up Poke

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, Sushi
- Address: 237 N 9th St, Boise, ID 83702-5710
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#15. El Gallo Giro

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 5285 N Glenwood St, Boise, ID 83714-1331
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#14. Hyde Park Pub & Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 1501 N 13th St, Boise, ID 83702-3533
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#13. Guang Zhou Chinese

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 7609 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83709-1689
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#12. The Tortilla Factory Mexican Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (18 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 1492 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, ID 83709
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#11. Smashburger

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 8247 W Franklin Rd, Boise, ID 83709
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#10. Flicks Theater & Rick's Cafe Americain

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 646 W Fulton St, Boise, ID 83702-7601
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#9. Denny's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (119 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 2580 W Airport Way, Boise, ID 83705-5000
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#8. Capri Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (83 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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#7. 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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#6. Merritt's Family Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (63 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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#5. 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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#4. Pie Hole Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (72 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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#3. 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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#2. Mazzah Mediterranean Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (72 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Address: 404 E Parkcenter Blvd Ste 250, Boise, ID 83706-7536
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#1. 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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