The best restaurants in McCall, Idaho

No matter what you’re in the mood for – burgers, steak, seafood or Mexican – there’s a special place waiting to serve you and your party in McCall. If you haven’t already explored the diversity of foods, here’s your chance to try something new and become a believer.

Here are some of McCall’s best restaurants that won’t disappoint on flavor, customer service and overall satisfaction.

Steamers Steak & Seafood

Make it an evening at Steamers Steak & Seafood, home to steak, seafood and wine in a rustic, charming space with funky decor. The menu’s starters feature steamed clams, baked scallops parmesan, baked shrimp, tuna tartar, pan fried oysters and baked brie cheese inside a puff pastry and topped with jam and walnuts.

Steamers’ main menu is split into two sections: from the land and from the sea. Dishes are all served with your choice of Idaho mashed potatoes or a wild rice blend. House salad, Caesar salad, vegetables and warm bread are also included.

Baked scallop, Idaho ruby rainbow trout, salmon fillet, pan-fried halibut and shrimp scampi are the main highlights.

The BBQ pork shank, which is expertly braised and slow roasted until fork-tender, is a customer favorite on the main menu. For lamb lovers, they will want to sample the rack of lamb, which is seasoned to perfection and cooked medium rare. It’s served with merlot rosemary jus. Other options to consider are the beef tenderloin, New York steak, lemon pepper chicken and the Cajun beef rib eye steak, a 16-ounce bone-in cut that’s prepared to order.

Rupert’s Restaurant

For a taste of southwest, Asian and Mediterranean foods, check out Rupert’s. Every dish is fresh, honest and made with quality ingredients, many of which are locally sourced. The restaurant’s chefs scour local farmer’s markets and forage for mild mushrooms and huckleberries. They select cuts of meat from local farms and also partner with local businesses for artisan breads, cheeses and pastries.

The maple mustard glazed elk meatloaf comes alongside smoked cheddar-onion mashed potatoes, seasonable vegetables and rosemary-bacon gravy.

Another favorite is the grilled flat iron bistro steak, which is an eight-ounce steak that is served with gruyere-potato au gratin, seasonal vegetables and house steak sauce. Depending on the day, diners can enjoy a variety of specials, including Thursday Thai, Fed Ex fish Fridays and Monday night tasting menu specially curated by the chef.

A good assortment of appetizers, soups and salads are also available at Rupert’s.

Pueblo Lindo

The search for your new favorite authentic Mexican cuisine ends with Pueblo Lindo. The restaurant is known for delicious Mexican fare, generous portions and excellent customer service.

Select from a variety of handcrafted enchilada dishes. The Pueblo Lindo is made with a 10-inch flour tortilla that’s filled with rice, beans and your choice of beef and is covered with a secret enchilada salsa and melted cheese. It is also topped with lettuce, onion, cilantro, sour cream and guacamole. The enchiladas en mole are sweet and slightly spicy. They are made with 2.8-inch corn tortillas that are filled with shredded chicken or beef and then smothered with green tomatillo sauce. Or try the enchiladas Jalisco, a combination plate of three different enchiladas and sauces.

All dinner combos come with rice, refried or whole beans and your choice of meat. The options include burrito, chile relleno, taco, toastada, chimichanga, chalupa and other entrees.

Tortas, a specialty Mexican sandwich, are another staple at Pueblo Lindo. You can try it in various styles, including Cubana, jamon, chorizo, marinated chicken, al pastor, al carbon or with carnitas.


For a slice a heaven and some comfort, go to Frenchie’s for all its incredible offerings and friendly staff. From burgers, po boys and large-entrée dinners, the menu is packed with crowd pleasers. The fried buttermilk chicken dinner includes white cheddar macaroni and cheese, garlic green beans and voodoo sauce. Other dinner entrees include the shrimp and chips, pot roast supper, crispy duck and a daily dish special.

For the burger lover, Frenchie’s creates a variety of classic burgers, such as the dat burger, made with ¼ pound beef patty, American cheese, grilled onions, house pickles and fry sauce. There’s also a Cubano, mushroom swiss and black bean burger.

Chowder, gumbo and roasted red soups are also served, along several a la cart sides and smaller dishes, such as popcorn chicken.

There are so many great places to eat in McCall. Which is why many choose to call it home. If you are interested in McCall real estate, contact us today!