The area around The Basque Block is filled with history, restaurants, entertainment and Boise culture. From Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise to the Flicks and Egyptian Theatre and City Hall, The Basque Block is in the center of Boise's historic downtown core. Below are some of our favorite places to entertain, dine, visit and explore.

Boise Museums

In addition to the Basque Museum and Cultural Center, The Basque Block is near several of Boise's best museums. From the Idaho Historic Museum, the Black History Museum and Boise Art Museum in Julia Davis Park to the many galleries located withing walking distance, there is something for everyone. Use the website for the Boise Museum Association below for information about all of Boise's great museums.



Leku Ona Restaraunt & Hotel

For a unique Basque experience with beautiful lodging facilities and enchanting dishes at Leku Ona Restaurant and Hotel.

117 S 6th St
Boise, ID 83702-5950
(208) 345-6665


The Basque Market

A unique market for Basque foods, Basque catering, and Spanish wines for those looking for Basque food products both readily available and those that arenot easily found.

608 W Grove St
Boise, ID 83702-5926
(208) 433-1208



Bardenay Restaurant and Distillery is a cornerstone of Idaho's restaurantand bar industry with the original location located on The Basque Block.

610 Grove St
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 426-0538


The Log Cabin Literary Center

The Log Cabin Literary Center's mission is to inspire and celebrate a love of reading, writing and discourse throughout Idaho and the region.

801 S Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702-7135
(208) 331-8000


Old Boise

Old Boise is located in the heart of downtown Boise, Idaho and is perfect for experiencing all that downtown Boise has to offer.

Old Boise Historical District
106 N 6th Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 345-7852


8th Street Marketplace / BODO

8th Street Marketplace at BoDo is in downtown Boise's uniquely historic, delicious,sassy, smart, inspiring, contemporary Cultural District.

405 South 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 426-9463


Julia Davis Park

The home of Zoo Boise, the Boise Art Museum, Idaho State Historical Museum and Idaho Black History Museum, Julia Davis Park is the cultural and historicheart of the city.

700 S Capitol Blvd.
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 384-4240

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Boise Centre

Idaho’s premier convention center for meetings, conferences, and social events.

850 W Front St
Boise, ID 83702-5803
(208) 336-8900


CenturyLink Arena

233 S. Capitol Blvd.
Boise, ID 83702-7220
(208) 424-2200


The Eqyptian Theatre

The restored Egyptian, known also as the Fox in the 1930's, the ADA in the 1940's and again as the Egyptian in the late 1970's, is the last of the downtown single screen theaters.

700 W Main St
Boise, ID 83702-5813
(208) 345-0454


Goldys Breakfast Bistro

Goldy’s takes pride in its made to order breakfast using as many fresh local ingredients as possible to provide a variety of choices.

108 S Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702-5901
(208) 345-4100


The Flicks Theatre

A great venue for unique movies and dining.

646 Fulton St.
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 342-4222 Cinema
(208) 342-4288 Office


Classic Sign and Design

418 S 6th St
Boise, ID 83702-7631
(208) 344-7441

Tom Grainey's

"Grainey’s is comfortable and homey with an old Wild West feelto it."

109 S 6th St
Boise, ID 83702-5950
(208) 345-2505

The Belgravia Building

In 1891 the Boise City Rapid Transit opened one streetcar line on Main Street with a passing track in front of the Belgravia. For five cents, one could take the streetcar out Warm Springs Avenue to the Natatorium. Main Street was later paved in 1897.

5th and Main
Boise, Idaho 83702