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The Basque Market

608 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5926
+1 208-433-1208
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (39 reviews)
“paella” (49 reviews)
“chorizo” (9 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
608 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5926
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Watching chef/owner Tony prepare paella on Friday was a fabulous experience. Paella is the national dish of Spain, and this place (and Tony) do complete justice to it! I got there after the onions had already caramelized for 30 minutes, so Tony explained that cooking...More

Thank WhereDoIGoNow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In addition to the museum and boarding houses, the Basque block also has three eating areas; a bar, a pub and a marketplace. The marketplace isn’t what you would imagine with hundreds of stalls, instead it’s really small and similar to a deli. It’s here...More

Thank VikkiBee
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to pick up a good bottle of wine. Was able to taste before buying. They had a nice selection of tapas and gift type items for that foodie in your life. Very friendly and welcoming proprietor.

Thank Sonja K
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This place was recommended to us during our visit to the Basque Museum. Every Wednesday and Friday Paella is made outside in a huge pan and served at lunch. Inside, there is wine tasting and pintxos are available for purchase. Every morsal of food set...More

Thank kerry1115
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The paella, with chorizo, mussels, clams, shrimp, chicken and rice is wonderful. They make it outside for lunch on Wednesdays and Fridays. While there's seating inside, go outdoors to watch people walk by and stop at the giant paella pan and ask the chef what...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Walked in and immediately fell in love with the charm of the place. We’d been to San Sebastián before and tapas on their menu were reminiscent of Spain. Our waiter was friendly and very helpful. We decided to try 4 tapas and a slushy sangria....More

1  Thank marypat53
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Just like San Sebastián Spain ....you knew the best places by the number of crumpled napkins discarded on the floor, great tapas to share for a wide variety of tastes. We enjoyed mussels In a tomato base broth , marinated garlic prawns, meat balls, calamari...More

1  Thank Donald J
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first time coming to this market and I really liked what I experienced. They have a great selection of food and drink.

1  Thank HonestReview2015
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were so glad to have taken the time to come visit the Museum and the sidewalk streets with history of the Basques'! The guide from the Museum gave us an excellent tour of several of the old Basque boarding houses and even sang a...More

1  Thank Roger S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This little place is so charming and comfortable. We stopped in after touring the Basque museum. We were immediately greeted and felt like we were being welcomed into one's home. We ordered some tapas; broiled shrimp in garlic and olive oil, which was outstanding and...More

1  Thank thetraveler4819
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3 August 2017|
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Response from Rita B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what answer you are looking for. They do offer classes that are paired with wines. I haven't taken a class but they look fun and affordable.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5926
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-433-1208
  • E-mail
The Basque Market is located in the heart of The Basque Block in downtown Boise, Idaho. We specialize in imports from the Basque Country and the Iberian Peninsula. Each day we are open we have a delicious tapas or Pintxos menu you can order from! Select from traditional Croquetas to Shrimp Pil Pil. Prices range from $2-$6 per item. Come get a taste of Spain during our daily tapas lunch, and on Wednesday and Friday's enjoy paella served at noon on our patio. Enjoy Paella dinner on Thursday evenings at 6 pm. Join us for our seasonal three course Friday night dinner! We feature a rotating menu that features unqique twists on Basque and Spanish favorites. Cost is $25/Person. Happy Hour at The Basque Market means relaxing with a glass of fine wine or indulging in our specialty, frozen Sangria Blanco for $1/off per glass! We can cater parties large or small and have a wonderful pick-up menu for when you don't feel like cooking. Cooking classes and wine tasting events are open to the public throughout the year!
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