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Bardenay

610 W. Grove St. (Capitol Blvd.) Send to Phone
208-426-0538 | Menu
One of Boise's hippest spots comes complete with a distillery, food crafted with local meats and produce, and a lively atmosphere.
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Bardenay Restaurant Review

: A warehouse setting with exposed-beam ceilings and open floor space shapes an airy, light atmosphere in this distillery plus restaurant. Unfortunately, the same airiness creates quite a bit of noise, but it doesn't deter the crowd at the long, always occupied bar. (There's also covered patio seating for fresh air fans --- heaters do the trick during colder months.) Center stage is the two-story brass distillery creating Bardenay’s very own house vodka and gin, which means tasting the house gin martini with a pop of Lillet and garnish of Tomolives is a must. On the food side, appetizers range from zesty cumin calamari and clams Portuguese, to spicy Asian plum-glazed wings plus a variety of savory satays. The menu lists more than fifteen sandwiches, including a black bean and sweet potato chimichanga that's not just for vegetarians. The entrées are tried and true: we suggest the hearty “Wild Turkey Bourbon” pork loin chops. While Bardenay's specials have sometimes been hit and miss, all is back in order. Along with these offerings, a broadsheet featuring seasonal cuisine keeps the locals guessing and coming back for more.

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