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Big City Coffee

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1416 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702
+1 208-345-3145
06:00 - 18:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 06:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to get in on Saturday am at 11:00 but the place was hopelessly crowded. Looks to be popular with the locals. You stand in line to order and they bring the food out. We bagged it and came back early on Sunday. Good call that. Got the tamale breakfast which was pretty good, my wife got the half order... More 

Thank Twabe
Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure which I look forward to more, the coffee, the huge breakfasts, or the king sized pastries and desserts. This place has a great coffee house vibe, as proven by the always busy dining area on weekend mornings. The servers are energetic and outgoing, keeping up with the orders no matter how busy. The food is great, the... More 

Thank Beverly C
Denton, Texas
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I heard I had to go here and from the outside I had no idea what I would find on the inside! Cozy and amazing environment with a friendly energy that helps you "belong". Moon sized homemade cookies, cinnamon rolls and a breakfast menu to beat the band. Excellent coffee! I couldn't stop telling my husband about this place.

Thank buckmet
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a fan of steamed eggs so we typically come here specifically for our cinnamon roll fix. They are huge, fresh and tasty!

Thank Ashley S
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was our second visit and it was just as good so I figured I'd better leave a review. They have unique coffee selections ( I've have the Mexican Mocha and The Bit O' Honey) and if pastries are wha you seek they have ginormous scones, muffins, cookies ect. We've had cookies and the scones! Very tasty!

Thank Twyla G
Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Located near the Modern Hotel, Big City Coffee is way more than just another coffee shop with free wifi. Excellent lunch menu! Fresh ingredients and and healthy (large) portions. I'll definitely be back for more than coffee.

Thank Macstones
Boise, Idaho
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Hungry? Look no further. Head over to the Big City Coffee in Boise. Many great choices from finger licking pastry to breakfast/brunch meals for royalty like yourself. Reasonable prices, healthy choices, and enough for 1-2 people, if you are willing to share the delicious food.

Thank HikerStan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent and friendly staff. Even better food and drink! Try the monkey tail and some quiche. Can't go wrong with the menu except ordering too much cause portions are BIG!

Thank BoiseFamily6
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love going to this restaurant for breakfast. Whenever I have guests, this is my number one place to take them! Go hungry!!!! The portions are big...the prices are reasonable! There seems to always be a crowd, but don't feel intimidated by that as there are long tables to be shared. Besides breakfasts, there are "goodies" available to for purchase to... More 

Thank S B
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Finding big city was easy, it has a good location, nice street, and in a part of downtown with better traffic in and out. 5* Honestly I wasn't impressed with this coffee when I first stepped in. The space, even though had a comfy feeling, was quite small and crowded. Crowded in a bad way, the choice of furniture and... More 

Thank Nam D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1416 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-345-3145

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