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Smokin’ fins

If you are looking for something a little different, then Smokin’ Fins is the place for you! This fusion restaurant serves Asian, seafood, American, and more! Our favorite item on the menu is a starter and it’s the Lobster Stuffed Avocado… One is not enough! 

Smitty’S Pancake and Steakhouse

If you are looking for breakfast in Idaho Falls, then Smitty’s is the place for you! Smitty’s is a staple in Idaho Falls. If you want a little taste of Idaho, we suggest what they are famous for: the Potato Pancakes.

Teton House

The Teton House is in the small town of Menan in a historic bar, which is about 20 minutes from Idaho Falls. This American Steakhouse offers local produce and meats. If you’re feeling up to the challenge, try their Tomahawk Steak! 


If you’re in the mood for fine dining, try This seafood restaurant! D’Railed is one of the more expensive eating options, but is worth the price! Such a cozy spot inside, and an outdoor patio that’s perfect during good weather. Great chef!!

The Celt Pub & Grill

Located in the heart of historic downtown Idaho Falls, The Celt is one of the premier bars in Idaho Falls. They also have a great food menu and are known for their Reuben Sandwiches.  

Hellfire barbecue

If you’re looking for barbecue in East Idaho, we recommend this great little spot. This Texas-style barbecue restaurant smokes their meats for 16+ hours, regardless of the weather. Like any good BBQ joint, once they’re sold out, they’re done for the day, so don’t wait! 

Carsten’s Bakery

If you’ve been looking for places to eat in the area, this is a popular spot that’s probably already come up. This iconic local bakery was founded in the 1968 and is family owned. Although you can’t dine-in here, it’s A great place to grab a quick bite to go!  

Copper Rill

This is one of our top choices for fine dining in the area, located near the Falls in Idaho Falls. This establishment offers indoor and outdoor dining. We highly recommend getting a reservation, as it tends to fill up quickly in the evenings. 

Big Jud’s

Located near the beautiful town of Ririe, Big Jud’s is only a 25-minute drive from Idaho Falls. If you are feeling courageous, try the Big Jud’s challenge, which includes eating a one- or two-pound burger along with a huge portion of fries and a drink, all within an hour!

The SnakeBite Restaurant

Known for its gourmet burgers and brews, The SnakeBite is a great casual spot to visit! It is located in the Historic downtown of Idaho Falls and is a short walk from the Snake River as well! In addition to their famous burgers, they also serve steaks, seafood, and more!

Scotty’s drive-in

Scotty’s Drive-In is a great place to go if you are looking for some high-quality, American-style fast food. This burger joint will take you back in time with their retro-style building and classic car displays.

BlackRock Fine Wine and Craft Beer

Looking to experience some of the Idaho Falls night life? BlackRock Fine Wine and Craft Beer is a great place to checkout. You’ll be able to experience live music and other events while drinking quality beverages.

Mama Fla Authentic Italian Cuisine

Mama Fla is the most authentic Italian restaurant in Idaho Falls. The owners were born and raised in Italy and are passionate about sharing their culture. Ingredients are imported directly from Italy, and the elegant atmosphere will make you feel like you’re in Rome!

The Sandwich Tree

We make sure to stop by this sandwich shop at least once a week. With a wide range of options and toppings to choose from, it’s no wonder these sandwiches are so good! They also have chilis, soups, and salads.

MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill, and Pub

This pizzeria, located right along the Snake River, has both indoor and outdoor dining options. Of course, they have great pizza and pasta options, as well as salads, burgers, and more. They also have a full bar!

A Street Soup Market

This locally-owned business offers homemade soups made from scratch, freshly-baked bread, and delicious sandwiches and salads. The relaxed atmosphere and high-quality food make this a great lunch option.