An Outstanding Diner in Idaho You Need to Visit At Least Once
Calling all Boise foodies! You know we're always on the lookout for the best food spots in Idaho, and guess what? We've just uncovered a hidden gem that's making waves – finding itself on multiple national lists as one of the best diners in the country.
And in this particular case, it was rated the overall BEST roadside diner in all of Idaho. So, it should be totally worth the visit.
What Idaho diner is the best roadside diner in the state? According to Lovefood, that diner is...
The Rusty Lantern Diner in Ucon
Now, we know what you're thinking – "Ucon? That's a four-hour drive!" But trust us on this one; it's gotta be worth every mile. It can't be a coincidence this particular diner in small town Idaho has been climbing its way onto all kinds of national lists over the last 2 years.
What sets this diner apart from the rest, and why has it earned the title of Idaho's best? Well, it's not like your typical, neon-lit diners... it's more charming in the sense that it embraces a unique, barn-like ambience, and it's surrounded by vintage tractors and adorable birdhouses etc.
And of course, the food steals the show! The menu boasts an array of mouthwatering dishes that will make your taste buds dance — and if you're trying to stick to a diet — just beware of their delicious treats, too. Speaking from experience here, they have legendary and massive cinnamon rolls that are hard to resist.
There's no shortage of amazing diners and food options in the Boise area, and we've got some awesome suggestions below. But the next time you find yourself in the Ucon area, make sure you try this hidden gem.