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Lift Bar & Grill

4091 W State St, Boise, ID 83703-4436
+1 208-342-3250
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
17 Dec 2017
“Surprising neighborhood gem!”
27 Nov 2017
“Best mac and cheese in town”
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Bar, Pub, American
4091 W State St, Boise, ID 83703-4436
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

I recently had lunch at The Lift with several of my friends. I have driven by this bar and grill for years and never paid any attention to it. Its exterior doesn't make you want to stop. Well, I am glad we did. The food...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I've been to the Lift before...really good food but service can be hit and miss. I lucked out with getting the "Pink Panda" as my server and she did an outstanding job..definitely made me want to come back. Their mac & cheese with bacon made...More

Thank Annette45
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Had the Reuben sandwich, Cuban sandwich, and the Chicken popper sandwich. All three of us thought they were great. Nice selection of craft beer, and for those with no taste, Coors Lite. 😀✌️

Thank FloaterThai
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Food is basic pub style grub, nothing special. Decent amount of beers on tap. Seats are hard wood benches so they can get uncomfortable. Lots of TV's to watch sports on but this is generally a hockey bar.

Thank BoiseID999
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

New owners have taken over what used to be a great place for a relaxed quality meal. We arrived and there was plenty of seating but it took nearly 20 minutes to be approached by a server. It took an hour for our breakfast to...More

1  Thank EnvelopeDude
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, drinks, and atmosphere! Appreciate good bartenders and servers always! Thanks for a great experience!

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Great food & staff. It's all done right from the music/food to the beer selection. Friendly place where all is welcome. Sit at the double horseshoe bar & belly up. See ya, there.

Thank fncanuck
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

Recently renovated menu now boasts a killer steak sandwich, super food salad, and our long time favorite the Turkey burger. Fries are great, wings have the perfect buffalo sauce, and service is always friendly. Sports are on the screens, a fire is always burning on...More

Thank kim d
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Yes it's a bar, you want good food to eat. I've visited twice, once on Taco Tuesday for $2 fish tacos and .50 Oly's which if you put a little hot sauce in your Oly it goes down nicely. Fish taco were delicious. Then Wednesday...More

Thank S711
Reviewed 22 July 2014

The Lift aspires to serve a little better above your average bar food. Some dishes are hit or miss, but for the most part, food is not bad. Some food items, however, are served in a smaller portion size than you may expect. (Nachos, on...More

Thank Jerry M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4091 W State St, Boise, ID 83703-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-342-3250
Also known as "The Lift"
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