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Shellys Back Eddy Grill

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533 N Main, Riggins, ID 83549
+1 208-628-9233
10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:30
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Boise, Idaho
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Traveling toward Montana from the Boise, Idaho area. Great burger! Good and fast service. Fresh, not frozen, meat. Fresh veggies on it, too. Chilli and the soup of the day are homemade. Long list of milkshake flavors. Not a huge place, but outdoor tables in the front and back. Nice non-chain food place to grab lunch/dinner. They are closed in... More 

Thank AndreaP1990
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

First rate service, food was very good, I love tater tots instead of fries and they had them. i also love a good burger, and they had a few to choose from.

Thank fredman1
Boise, Idaho
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We have had some hit or misses here but from our understanding it might have been the ownership. We stopped in this past weekend and it was great, great food. I opted for the elk tacos which were outstanding and the fresh, daily made salsa they serve with it is unreal. My partner had the fish and chips and they... More 

Thank Rivergirl70
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I had elk tacos, with tip it came to almost $20, but was very good food - I would go back as long as was not on a budget, cafeteria style decor

Thank Israel R
Draper, Utah
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Not only is the food tasty and original, the milkshakes amazing, the indoor/outdoor atmosphere relaxing, but the people are some of the most genuine and friendly you will meet. If you are passing through the area, be certain to stop. Perfect parking for bikes.

Thank C L
Berkeley, California
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We went coming out of 4 days backpacking in Hells Canyon. (I give you this caveat because anything probably would have tasted good then.) This is a funky hole in the wall joint but the food was very good. I had the Elk Burger which was well prepared and substantial. Fresh meat, not a patty from the back of a... More 

1 Thank mrosen456
Sagle, Idaho
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this family run business, driving thru. Best elk tacos ever!!! Had to even buy some of the homemade salsa to take home. Couldn't even eat all of my food- very large portions. My husband's burger was delicious too. Excellent quality.

1 Thank Lorinbrad
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Best place to go after white water rafting! Love the cherry cheesecake milkshake! Very yummy ! Somewhat clean inside but acceptable for riggins Idaho !

Thank beachbabe217
White Bird, Idaho
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109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

This establishment has been on again off again but seems to have settled down now. The food is a click above fast food and the variety is interesting. An example of the unusual is their Elk Tacos. The meat is shredded but very tasty and makes for an opportunity to cross something off of one's bucket list.

Thank AL B
Stanley, Idaho
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207 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

I saw the Elk Taco sign and drove up. On the menu i didn't see a surcharge of $3 for elk, but it showed up on the bill. Likewise apparently a surcharge for mixing raspberry and cheesecake in the shake. Flavor is good, but $20 for burger and shake is a bit much.

Thank KeithHruza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 N Main, Riggins, ID 83549
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Riggins
  • Phone Number: +1 208-628-9233

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