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Big Juds

1289 S Protest Rd, Boise, ID 83706-3181
+1 208-343-4439
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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1289 S Protest Rd, Boise, ID 83706-3181
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are the best burgers in town by far. They are made with fresh ingredients, you get large portions, and their fries and tots are delicious. If you leave here hungry you have made a grave error in judgment during your meal.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Thirteen work associates had lunch here. Big Jud's specializes in burgers and they are available with just about any topping you can imagine. The meat is fresh, not frozen, making the burgers tasty and tender. A small order of tater tots or fries is enough...More

Thank TravelinGal2010
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We're from Eastern Idaho and we wanted to try Big Jud's on the Western side of the state. WOW! How they manage to get the great food and the great taste duplicated from the original in Archer is AMAZING! SO GLAD we stopped in! They...More

Thank Armymomof3
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

So rather than go out for a fancy dinner at a restaurant after a movie, I said, let’s go to Big Judd’s and get take out and go back to your house. So we did. We ordered single mushroom and Swiss cheese with caramelized onions...More

1  Thank yachats70
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Best burgers in town !!! Home of the food challenge. Come hungry, as the portions are big, and the food is great !! Staff is always friendly !!! Highly recommend !!!

Thank ocgirlie85
Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you are really hungry for a great hamburger this is the place to go. Great selection, good service and some of the best hamburgers in Boise.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We just happened to stop here for lunch and while waiting seen their hall of fame. The wait time was none, and we were seated right away. We decided to try the Man versus burger which is totally worth the $37.99. The burger comes with...More

1  Thank GingerCabais
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered the super bacon cheese burger and a larger order of fries. The fries were large enough portions for three people. The cheese burger included bacon and ham and pickle and lettuce with catsup and mustard. The hamburger was delicious and the environment was...More

Thank davepamn
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

By far this is the best hamburger in the treasure valley. Usually eat there 2 a month. Food is always consistent and very tasty. Service is quick and friendly. If for some reason you have not tried a Big Juds burger, what are you waiting...More

Thank rtoddgodfrey
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited Big Juds for the first time with a Groupon ($ 8 for $ 15). First impressions...2 parties already sitting (arrival time, Tuesday at 6:15 p.m.) The remaining tables were free but they all were dirty (at least 2 employees could be seen just standing...More

Thank Tracy K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1289 S Protest Rd, Boise, ID 83706-3181
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-343-4439
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