The Treasure Valley Patio Guide
The patios in the Treasure Valley have rotated their seasonal taps, traded in their sunshades for cozy fire pits, and extended patio season. Hopefully, the following recommendations will help you decide which patio you would like to enjoy before winter forces us to move the fun indoors!
Located in Garden City, this all-inclusive patio has a vibe unlike any other. Greenery walls and twinkly lights encompass the open-air seating; the décor alone makes for the perfect photo op. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee in the morning, or end a long day with a Smore slush!
Enjoy: Sun – Thu 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Location: 111 W 33rd St, Garden City, ID 83714
Hello wine lovers! This Garden City patio is the perfect place to gather your friends to experience wine tasting together or enjoy a glass of wine alone; you won’t be disappointed!
Enjoy: Sun – Thu 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: 3200 W Chinden, Garden City, ID 83714
Right on the Boise river, the Sandbar provides live music daily (all day on the weekends), local draft beer, and a fresh, locally sourced menu. Located at the Riverside Hotel, enjoy this patio for an evening, or make it a part of an extended stay!
Enjoy: Mon – Fri 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Sat – Sun 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Don’t wait for taco Tuesday to check out this boutique restaurant! Madres has a gracious menu of tacos (and non-tacos), drafts on tap, and a charming patio that adds to the unique experience. Don’t forget to try the house-made guacamole!
Enjoy: Mon – Sat 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: 1034 S La Pointe St, Boise, ID 83706
This rooftop patio has views of the Albertsons stadium– it’s so close that if you decide to visit during a football game, you will feel like you are there cheering on your favorite football team!
Enjoy: Tue – Thu 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 pm | Fri – Sat 3:00 p.m to 12:00 p.m.
Sunday 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: 1030 S Broadway Ave, Boise, ID 83706
Located in Boise’s Hyde Park, the Sun Ray Cafe offers a spacious meeting spot with room for you and your friends. They serve pizza, wings, nachos, and beer– there is something for everyone! Before they close their patio for the winter, bring your dog and enjoy a gorgeous fall afternoon.
Enjoy: Sun – Wed 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Thu – Sat 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: 1602 N 13th St, Boise, ID 83702
You can’t go wrong with the BOGO happy hour at Barbacoa’s rooftop patio bar! Or, if you are looking for a dining experience, enjoy one of their delicious iced martinis and table-side guacamole on their patio overlooking the Parkcenter pond.
Enjoy: Sun – Thu 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat 4:00 p.m. to *Close
Bogo Happy Hour: Daily 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m
Location: 276 Bobwhite Ct, Boise, ID 83706
“You deserve a place to do life” – that’s the motto at Loose Screw, and they deliver with their family-friendly (and dog-friendly) venue! Meridian’s first brewery offers over 15 drafts on tap! So grab a beer and unwind next to the fire pit.
Enjoy: Sun – Thu 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: 1511 W McMillan Rd, Meridian, ID 83646
This pintsize taphouse offers a full-size tap selection! You can find their rotating taps on their website! The patio seating is plentiful, and their comfy adirondack chairs make it hard to leave. Outside food is allowed, and there’s a pizza restaurant one door down.
Enjoy: Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Monday 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Tuesday 3:00 p.m. to
9:00 p.m. | Wed – Thu 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: 1728 E McMillan Rd, Meridian, ID 83646
In the heart of downtown Meridian, Eight Thirty Common provides an eclectic dining experience both inside and outside. Their happy hour has a fun combo you might want to try– a beer and a shot!
Enjoy: Mon – Thu 11:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m. | Saturday 9:30 a.m to 10:00 p.m
Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: 830 N Main St, Meridian, ID 83542
This quaint neighborhood patio offers conversational sectionals and cozy custom firepits that keep you warm. Their Sicilian menu offers a blended taste of Sicily and Italy, with unique plates like Wild Boar Ragu. Their BOGO happy hour (per person) is on ALL of their craft and classic cocktails!
Enjoy: Sun – Thu 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: 1593 E Riverside Dr, Eagle, ID 83616
This trendy Eagle restaurant has not one but TWO patios! A rooftop patio with a view or the main patio to enjoy your dining experience, Crave has you covered!
Enjoy: Mon – Thu 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Fri– Sat 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m.
Rooftop: Thursday 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: 165 E Colchester Dr, Eagle, ID 83616
Known for their distillery, serving cocktails with the spirits they craft at each location; they also offer an in-depth menu for lunch, dinner, AND brunch! Just steps away from the Boise River, Bardenay has one of the largest outdoor patios in the valley. The outdoor space wraps around the restaurant, providing water views and direct access to the greenbelt.
Enjoy: Mon – Tue 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Wed – Thu 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Fri – Sat 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. | Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: 155 E Riverside Dr, Eagle, ID 83616
Located in downtown Nampa, 2C Family Brewing is the relaxed vibe most people want on a fall afternoon. Enjoy the variety of craft beers and listen to live music while gathering with friends and family (kids are welcome)! They offer non-alcoholic options and a small menu of hot dogs, bratwursts, and soft pretzels.
Enjoy: Tue – Thu 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Friday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 | Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: 1215 1st St S, Nampa, ID 83651
Small-scale patio meets big flavor! Who doesn’t love fantastic taco creations, tequila, and a great patio to soak up the fall weather?!
Enjoy: Mon – Thu 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: 1213 1st St S, Nampa, ID 83651
Although this is a smaller patio, this brewery still offers a spacious feel, backing up to Indian Creek. You will find a variety of meticulously crafted flavors on tap, created for any palate. And the story behind White Dog Brewery is worth reading!
Enjoy: Tue – Sat 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: 712 Arthur St, Caldwell, ID 83616
Situated next to Indian Creek, the Chop Shop patio offers a relaxing setting and food from Idaho’s local farmers. This patio is the perfect place to stop and enjoy lunch from the pit!
Enjoy: Tue – Wed 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Thu – Sat 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: 716 Arthur St, Caldwell, ID 83605