The best restaurants in Nampa, Idaho

A memorable dining experience starts from the moment you step inside the restaurant. Of course, the customer service and the meal itself will weigh a lot on how highly you think of the restaurant.

Whether you’re planning a big night out or having a casual gathering with family or friends, here are some of the best restaurants in Nampa to try out.

Brick 29 Bistro

From the moment you step inside, you’ll notice the chic and industrial look of Brick 29 Bistro that serves American comfort foods using only local and seasonal goods you’ll love. At Brick 29 Bistro, customers will be treated to elevated comfort food. That’s how the restaurant is building a loyal following. They hope their engaged hospitality, consistency and outside-the-box cooking will bring you back for seconds.

To warm up for the main meal, try out the pan-fried oysters, which are panko crusted and sauteed with garlic and lemon. Other appetizers to choose from are the spicy garlic calamari, Dijon bacon sprouts and the B29 French fries with fresh garlic, Swiss fondue and scallions.

Several soups and salads are part of the menu, too, including strawberry, tenderloin cobb, chicken apple, Caesar and other salads.

Brick 29 Bistro serves up various steaks, like ribeye and filet mignon, trout, lamb, pasta dishes and more. The sundried tomato ravioli entrée is handmade and sauteed with red onions, spinach, white wine butter sauce, feta cheese and fresh basil. Customers can add chicken or salmon.

Stick around for dessert and enjoy the deconstructed German cake, seasonal cheesecake, bread pudding or crème Brulé, which is topped with burned sugar and fruit.

The Tower Grill

The Tower Grill serves up some high-flying American fare, including breakfast foods and burgers. Located just off a runway at the Nampa Municipal Airport and the Warhawks Air Museum, the Tower Grill delivers genuine customer service and great food.

The restaurant does everything it can to pay homage to the small-town airport. Tower creates several signature burgers. The P-38 is piled high with bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheddar cheese, onion rings and BBQ sauce. For a take on an American classic, try the 172, a hand-pressed burger patty served with mustard and produce. Along with the burgers, several sandwiches are also available.

Biscuits and gravy, French toast, breakfast tacos, flap jacks, chicken fried steak and breakfast burritos are some of the breakfast items.

Jalapeno’s Bar & Grill

Get ready for a fiesta. Jalapeno’s Bar Grill is a festive eatery with a fun outdoor area. Customers return to Jalapeno’s for the awesome food and its rich history as a family-owned establishment.

The award-winning restaurant focuses on authentic Mexican flavors and culture. For more than 15 years, the restaurant has found new ways to perfect its approach, making everything from scratch and using time-tested recipes that have been passed down through generations. The menu is packed with traditional Mexican foods. From tacos, burritos, fajitas, enchiladas and combination dinners, customers always find a dish that hits the spot and satisfies their craving for authentic Mexican dishes.

Under house favorites, you’ll find the Irma’s special, a plate of grilled chicken, mixed vegetables, spicy red sauce and cheese. Other house favorites include chile verde, carnitas, chile relleno and the steak jalapeno ribeye dinner with grilled shrimp, jalapenos, onions, bell peppers and tomatoes. These specialty plates come with tortillas, rice and beans.

Jak’s Place Neighborhood Grill

Quality food is always simmering at Jak’s.

The wagyu blended brisket, short rib and chuck burgers are seasoned to perfection. When you order a meat plate, you’ll know it’s good because the meats are roasted and smoked from whole cuts. Mix it up by ordering from the et cetera portion of the menu, which features street tacos, pulled pork sliders, finger steaks and fries and a sharp cheddar quesadilla.

Some restaurant favorites to sample are the NY strip steak, Atlantic salmon, filet mignon and the bone-in ribeye dinner. These dishes are served with pan-seared fresh vegetables and garlic ranch mashed potatoes. You can sub out the sides and have a loaded potato, side salad and other vegetables.

Citrus cake, ultimate chocolate cake and the Basque cheesecake, along with vegan-friendly entrees, are also served up by Jak’s.

Nampa has a ton of great places to eat, it is yet another reason why so many people love to call it home. If you are interested in purchasing Nampa real estate, contact us today!