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The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ

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602 20th St N, Lewiston, ID 83501-1670
+1 208-743-5616
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Richland, Washington
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in with my wife and kids today. Everybody ordered something different and we all shared a bit. Everything I tried was amazing. I got the Hogzilla sandwich and loved it. A sausage with pulled pork bacon and ham on top with a homemade BBQ sauce. Waitresses and the lady working the grill were great. Everyone stopped by the table... More 

Thank DJSparks45
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

We thank you very much!!!! Our staff tries very hard to treat every customer like they are a guest in their own home and our BBQ, food...well that is just a labor of love..thank you for noticing....we look forward to seeing you on your next visit...:) More 

Liberty Lake, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had their meatloaf and i had their barbecue sandwich and their homemade clam chowder. Every thing was really good. The owner is there every day. She was nice to visit with. It was really clean.

Thank sf1325
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you! We appreciate your comments and patronage....we hope to see you on your next visit...Have a great rest of your day:) More 

Santa Rosa, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to a lot of BBQ places in our lifetime. This place stands up to one of the best of them. Really good brisket and baked beans. Will stop in every time in Lewiston. Even the bathrooms were spotless. That tells you a lot about the dedication the owners put into this place.

Thank Steve F
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

We thank you Steve! We keep you happy....you keep us in business! Hope to see you again on your next visit! :) More 

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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch while in town for business. We chose here because it was rated #1 on trip advisor. The food was good, cooked fresh and very large servings. It is very small and does not offer much seating. The atmosphere was strange and a bit uncomfortable on our visit. Our waitress was very disinterested and at... More 

Thank Amber M
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

Unfortunatley, yes we were haveing a difficult day....I apologize for the atmosphere and the frustration from the kitchen...sometimes it is hard to put on that happy face... we hope you will try us again on your next business trip to Lewiston! More 

Spokane, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Best food I have had since visiting the South!!!!! The portion sizes are large and the people are great.

Thank Mona J
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Hope to see you on your next visit thru Lewiston....:) More 

Lewiston, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Dining at the lunch box is a pleasure each and every time! We are always greeted with a genuine warm smile. The food is fantastic and the service is over the top! Highly recommend whether you are in the mood for a simple bowl of chili or mouth watering BBQ!

Thank meals2017
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you very much...we appreciate your kind words...without you, our happy customers, we would not be here....you keep us motivated! More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Fantastic food, great staff. Been a regular for six years, visiting two or three times a week, and have not had one bad or unsatisfactory meal or eating experience. Breakfast is one of the best in the area, lunch is BUSY but worth the wait. Marie's Reuben is spectacular, one of the best I've ever had (I'm a retired chef... More 

Thank James Scott T
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you Scott....as always you are greatly appreciated! More 

Lewiston, Idaho
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My friend and I arrived right at 11 a.m. The waitress was fighting with the chef and it wasn't pretty. I ordered the sampler platter and quite frankly two of the meats, the sausage and ribs, were unidentifiable!! Nothing was fresh at all. They were out of BBQ sauces, so all they had was habanero, which neither one of us... More 

Thank 672lovestoeat
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

I'm not quite sure what restaurant you were at when you wrote this review as it was not ours in any way shape or form.....the chef and the server fighting...really...we have never run out of our BBQ sauces...I don't use plastic to go containers....If you thought your food was so terrible you should have let your server know of how... More 

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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Owner is also the chef. She was very friendly and seems to know her clients personally. Great small town feel with fantastic food, small prices and a friendly atmosphere.

Thank Ryan C
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

Thank You VERY Much! We work hard to put out the best breakfast, lunch and BBQ that we can and to make as my mother say's "every customer feel like a guest in your own home." Happy New Year! More 

Portland, Oregon
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is one of those "best kept secrets" kind of places. We came here for breakfast only to discover we were a little too late. The amazingly warm and friendly staff served us breakfast anyway even though they were frantically working to prepare for a large catering event. The people at the Lunch Box really embody the great spirit of... More 

Thank Nicholas S
Marie H, Owner at The Lunch Box Deli & BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you VERY MUCH! We appreciate your kind words....we are a small place that packs a big punch and it can get really hectic sometimes...thank you for trying us out and I hope you will stop in again and see us! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 20th St N, Lewiston, ID 83501-1670
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: +1 208-743-5616
We are a small breakfast, lunch & BBQ restaurant serving made from scratch hotcakes, fresh baked goods, homemade soups, salads and 3 BBQ sauces. We started out as a deli, one year later we added BBQ, 3 years later we added breakfast. As we say, other BBQ restaurants have come and gone since 2003 all claiming to have the best BBQ in the Lewiston, Clarkston Valley. Here at the Lunch Box BBQ we like to let our customers be the judge of that. Our motto is we keep our customers happy, they keep us in business. We have been saying that for over 13 years.

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