You know what I've noticed, folks? All around Treasure Valley, it seems like the same handful of eateries keep popping up on every "top 5" or "20 best" list. Don't get me wrong. I love these spots as much as the next person - they're familiar, reliable, and serve up some tasty grub. But hey, variety is the spice of life, right?

Do you have a favorite restaurant that more people should know about?

Recently, I stumbled upon a Facebook chat about hidden gem restaurants in our valley. And let me tell you, it got my taste buds tingling with excitement! If you appreciate a local spot that deserves more love, email me at I can't wait to hear from you!

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Now, I get it. When we're on the hunt for a new dining spot, we usually turn to Yelp or Google, seeking out high ratings and convenient locations. But isn't it time we stepped out of our comfort zone and discovered what else our local food scene has to offer?

The places I've listed below are scattered all around Treasure Valley. Some serve up a mean breakfast, others are food trucks, and one's even a scenic 50-minute drive from Boise. Don't let distance deter you; remember, our communities thrive when we support local businesses.

Have you eaten at one of these under the radar spots in the Treasure Valley?

I'm sure there are more than these five under-the-radar establishments, so don't be shy! Reach out and share your favorites with me. Let's stir things up and celebrate the diverse and delicious world of Treasure Valley's lesser-known eateries!

3 Restaurants Flying Under The Radar In The Treasure Valley

These restaurants are in no particular order. I discovered them in an online conversation, and they happen to have the most traction.

Gallery Credit: Kyle Matthews

30 of the Boise Area's Top Rated Restaurants for 2024

Maybe 2024 is the year where you want to expand your horizons and give a restaurant you haven't tried before a chance. According to Trip Advisor, these are 30 of the best in the Treasure Valley.

Gallery Credit: Michelle Heart

Businesses the Boise Area Lost in 2023

Each year we put together a running list of businesses that have closed in the Treasure Valley. This is the 2023 list. Did we miss one? Send us your tips HERE.

Gallery Credit: Michelle Heart

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