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Tavern at Bown Crossing

261 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for a Date (12)
  • Casual (9)
  • Special Occasion (9)
The Tavern at Bown Crossing is a unique dining experience offering sushi, USDA prime grade steaks, daily seafood specials, burgers, sandwiches and salads. There is a full bar with an extensive wine list, great classic cocktails, sake and draught beers. Happy Hour is available Mon.-Sat. Brunch is served on Sundays from an ala carte menu from 9:30-3 p.m. Our tables range from higher tables in the bar area with a more energetic atmosphere, or booths or a quieter area with lower tables.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Steak, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm. Sunday Brunch: 9:30am-3:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm. Sunday Brunch: 9:30am - 3:00pm.
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Phone number
(208) 345-2277
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Cody Cornwall
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Private party facilities
Our private dining room is available for sit down dinners, business meetings, and family dinners. There is not a room fee if a minimum is spent in food and beverage. The room is located upstairs with upstairs access to a restroom. There is an elevator for handicap accessibility as well. There is a full bar, audio visual equipment, and microphones. Call to inquire about limited menus, minimums and policies.
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The Tavern can cater business events, receptions, private parties, birthdays,etc. Menus are customized for each event. Bar service available with an off-site permit.
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Cross street
Parkcenter Blvd.
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Parking details
Parking is located along the streets and in the back lots of the marketplace.
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Live music on the upstairs patio once a week during the summer, weather permitting.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 261 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Excellent as always.

vipOpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Sooooooo amazing! My choice if we are ever eating out!

DinnerOut (Boise)
4.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Enjoyed a great dinner and excellent service staff. New server in training and she did a great job! Also, handled a couple special requests for our dinners with no difficulties. Will be back.

OpenTable Diner (Boise)
3.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

Our server was terrible. So we had to request another.

vipScott (Boise)
4.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

The Tavern at Bown is a neighborhood favorite. The wait staff is friendly and the food is great.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

The food was not great. My meal was ok, but a few meals were badly seasoned. Just some odd flavors. Service was kinda slow. Overall good vibe. Out of 5 people in our party only 2 were satisfied with their whole meal and one pushed their plate aside. Compared to other steakhouses in the area, prices were ok, but would have rather spent the money to have a perfect birthday celebration. Just overall disappointing.

Boiserunner (Boise)
4.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

This was our third visit to the Tavern. Each time it has been packed with people and we received top notch service and quality food. The sushi was some of the best I have ever had. Very impressed with this place and would highly recommend it. Nice variety of food options. From reasonable burgers to high end steaks and seafood.

OpenTable Diner (Boise)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent food! They give you decent portion sizes & a good variety of prices.

OpenTable Diner (Boise)
1.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Don't eat here. As soon as we were seated the hostess asked when we thought we would be done since they had another reservation. My crab was disgusting, freezer burned and rubbery. I opted not to have another dish. They charged me for the full plate. Manager said the waitress claimed I at it all and he said it was Open Tables fault for their over booking problem. Take my advice and go somewhere else.

AshFordSquyres (Boise)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

We were there for three hours. It took a significant amount of time to get drinks, to have our server come back for an appetizer order, for our food order, and ultimately to obtain our check. We weren’t in a hurry but never dreamt we’d be there that long.

JimW (Boise)
4.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Tavern at Bown Crossing is a steak and sushi place, our go-to for business or special occasions. It’s a little pricey for everyday dining. For example, sushi for two with a couple glasses of wine each is around $100. Food is good. Reservations accepted. Nice rooftop dining with scenic view in summer only.

vipKatie (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Great local and welcoming feel!

OpenTable Diner (Boise)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2017

We enjoyed your restaurant very much, the food was delicious and the service was excellent; we will all be returning.
thank you

OpenTable Diner (Boise)
3.0  Dined on November 29, 2017

Service truly out did the food meat was tough and far from hot, cheese tray is very over priced,
Au gratin potatoes not very good seemed to me they came out of a Food Service of America pre package container. I sure have had better meals.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 19, 2017

Have celebrated two family occasions here when I come to Boise from New York. Every bit as delicuIous as the best of restaurants in the Big Apple! Although the lamb chops were a bit skimpy for my man-size son-in-law. Friendly service and amazing drink prices!