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WHAT'S OPEN IN BOISE

Explore Open Restaurants, Sidewalk Cafés, World-Class Museums, and More

The Grove Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Boise Idaho’s state capital. Simply step outside our doors to explore more than 60 restaurants, sidewalk cafés, and boutiques juxtaposed with enough world-class museums and cultural sites to rival any big city.

 

Boise is open for in room dining, and bar seating is limited. Masks may be required in select businesses. 

 

The list below is just a small compilation of all the great places and things to do here in Boise that are currently open. For a larger list, visit the Downtown Boise Association's list of businesses.

Freak Alley

In the heart of downtown, walk through the famous Freak Alley to observe the tremendous work of art demonstrated. Freak Alley has been present since 2002 and is one of the many things to feel apart of in the heart of our city. A intriguing gallery of uniqueness that presents a fun, vibrant feel to the warming atmosphere of Boise. Blend in with the culture of our Northwest art gallery.

Distance: 0.6 miles

Basque Block

The Treasure Valley is home to a deeply proud, close-knit Basque community of nearly 16,000 first- and second-generation immigrants. Known as “The Basque Block,” the area between 6th and Capitol Boulevard on Grove Street features lively museums, shops, restaurants, and events celebrating the heritage of this autonomous region of Spain.

Distance: 1 mile

Boise Art Museum

In addition to permanent collections and weekly community events, Boise Art Museum hosts 20 special exhibitions per year. “BAM” has hosted classical and contemporary collections from artists of various nationalities and specialties, continuously offering an educational visual experience for Boise citizens and visitors alike.

Distance: 0.3 miles

The Boise Greenbelt

Expanding over 25 miles, this scenic pedestrian and bicycle path winds its way along the Boise River and the many coffee shops and outdoor cafés of Boise, Garden City, and Eagle. In addition to the wildlife and endless greenery, it also offers easy access to historical monuments such as the Black History Museum, the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, Julia Davis Park/Zoo Boise, Lucky Peak, the Western Idaho Fairgrounds, and the Boise State University campus.

Distance: 0.3 miles

Idaho State Historical Museum

Immerse yourself in the legends and lore of Idaho, from the prehistoric era through the fur- trading days, the gold rush, and pioneer settlements. Established in 1907, Idaho's largest and most popular museum offers a fascinating look at Idaho’s history and people.

Distance: 0.3 miles

Discovery Center

Ever wonder how hot air balloons fly or what makes a musical instrument sound the way it does? Let your imagination run wild at this interactive science center, where the exhibits and activities are so fascinating your kids will never know they’re actually learning something.

Distance: 0.5 miles

HOTEL 43

Trillium Restaurant

Located inside The Grove Hotel

Chandlers Prime Steaks & Fine Seafood

Reservations Required.

Fork

Creative, farm-to-table American dishes & craft cocktails served in a vibrant, brick-&-wood space.

Reservations required. 

Bittercreek Alehouse

Eco-conscious alehouse serving a wide range of draft microbrews alongside locally sourced pub fare.

Owyhee Tavern

Upscale, urban-chic spot for steak & seafood offerings plus wine & craft beer in a spacious room.

The Grove Fitness Club & Spa

Downtown Boise’s premier fitness and spa facility conveniently located in the Grove Hotel. 

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Freak Alley

In the heart of downtown, walk through the famous Freak Alley to observe the tremendous work of art demonstrated. Freak Alley has been present since 2002 and is one of the many things to feel apart of in the heart of our city. A intriguing gallery of uniqueness that presents a fun, vibrant feel to the warming atmosphere of Boise. Blend in with the culture of our Northwest art gallery.

Basque Block

The Treasure Valley is home to a deeply proud, close-knit Basque community of nearly 16,000 first- and second-generation immigrants. Known as “The Basque Block,” the area between 6th and Capitol Boulevard on Grove Street features lively museums, shops, restaurants, and events celebrating the heritage of this autonomous region of Spain.

Boise Art Museum

In addition to permanent collections and weekly community events, Boise Art Museum hosts 20 special exhibitions per year. “BAM” has hosted classical and contemporary collections from artists of various nationalities and specialties, continuously offering an educational visual experience for Boise citizens and visitors alike.

The Boise Greenbelt

Expanding over 25 miles, this scenic pedestrian and bicycle path winds its way along the Boise River and the many coffee shops and outdoor cafés of Boise, Garden City, and Eagle. In addition to the wildlife and endless greenery, it also offers easy access to historical monuments such as the Black History Museum, the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, Julia Davis Park/Zoo Boise, Lucky Peak, the Western Idaho Fairgrounds, and the Boise State University campus.

Idaho State Historical Museum

Immerse yourself in the legends and lore of Idaho, from the prehistoric era through the fur- trading days, the gold rush, and pioneer settlements. Established in 1907, Idaho's largest and most popular museum offers a fascinating look at Idaho’s history and people.

Discovery Center

Ever wonder how hot air balloons fly or what makes a musical instrument sound the way it does? Let your imagination run wild at this interactive science center, where the exhibits and activities are so fascinating your kids will never know they’re actually learning something.

HOTEL 43

Trillium Restaurant

Located inside The Grove Hotel

Chandlers Prime Steaks & Fine Seafood

Reservations Required.

Fork

Creative, farm-to-table American dishes & craft cocktails served in a vibrant, brick-&-wood space.

Reservations required. 

Bittercreek Alehouse

Eco-conscious alehouse serving a wide range of draft microbrews alongside locally sourced pub fare.

Owyhee Tavern

Upscale, urban-chic spot for steak & seafood offerings plus wine & craft beer in a spacious room.

The Grove Fitness Club & Spa

Downtown Boise’s premier fitness and spa facility conveniently located in the Grove Hotel. 

The Grove Hotel Boise

Boasting as the only AAA Four Diamond full-service hotel in Boise, The Grove Hotel upholds its reputation as the city’s premier hotel by offering luxury without sacrificing comfort.

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