Who's hungry?

Ok good, because if you're visiting Idaho, you'll quickly find out we're a diamond in the rough when it comes to good food options.

That being said, there are some places you're going to want to avoid at all costs.

Fifteen Places You Should NEVER Eat In Idaho

Dining in the Gem State can be a wonderful experience...if you know which places to avoid.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cruise // Townsquare Media


With those awful jokes out of the way, are there any eateries in Boise or around Idaho that you tend to avoid? What's the reason? We're constantly updating our best and worse places to eat in the Gem State, so hit us up and let's see what you think.


If you're reading this on the phone in your car, hopefully you're not driving. If you're eating while reading this in the car, then you'll want to be up to date on whether it's legal to eat while operating a vehicle in Idaho or not.

Luckily, we sent our junior detective reporter out to get some straight answers, so you know if you can legally smash that croissant before you pull up to work.

Driving While Eating In Idaho

Will you get in trouble for chowing down your lunch in your car in the middle of traffic?

Gallery Credit: Chris Cruise // Townsquare Media


Still here? Here are some terrible Idaho food jokes:


  • Why did the potato go to therapy in Idaho? Because it had too many “mash-ups” in its life!
  • What’s a cowboy's favorite meal in Idaho? Spud-tacular baked potatoes, because they’re always ready to “ranch” things up!
  • Why don’t Idahoans play hide and seek with their food? Because good luck hiding those giant potatoes!
  • What do you call a romantic dinner in Idaho? Two spuds getting mashed under the stars!
  • Why did the Idaho chef go broke? Because he couldn’t stop making “au gratin” investments in potatoes!


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