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5 1/2 Things About Boise’s Best of Brekkies

One more reason to love our great city: Boise eateries. Here’s a handful of local restaurants near campus that serve up a great brunch.

1) Bacon

Just like it sounds — featuring five kinds of bacon, and a menu of whimsical variety from open to close. Brunch is served all day.

  • 121 N. 9th Street
  • Open 7 days a week
  • 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

2) Eggmann and Earl

Breakfast your way every day. You get to create your own plate, starting with a selection of in-house smoked meats.

  • 650 E Boise Avenue
  • Tuesday – Saturday 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sunday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Closed Monday

3) Waffle Me Up

From savory to sweet, waffles are handcrafted daily with local, fresh, GMO-free ingredients.

  • 204 N Capitol Blvd.
  • Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

4) Locavore

​It’s all about scratch-made, wholesome, healthy, and farm-fresh, plus they can accommodate a wide variety of dietary restrictions and needs, like gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, vegan, and vegetarian.

  • 1310 S Bown Way
  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – noon
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

5) Addie’s

This one’s your basic classic American diner serving rib-sticking breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes. Enjoy all your breakfast and lunch favorites made with local ingredients and made fresh to order.

  • 1221 W Boise Ave
  • Sunday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Monday – Saturday 6 a.m. – 3 p.m

½) BRUNCH According to Wikipedia…

Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch, and regularly has some form of alcoholic drink (most usually champagne or a cocktail) served with it. The word is a portmanteau* of breakfast and lunch. Brunch originated in England in the late 19th century and became popular in the United States in the 1930s.

*a linguistic blend of words