Bardenay - Eagle

155 E Riverside Dr, Eagle, ID, 83616, United States
(208) 938-5093
Latitude: 43.68653, Longitude: -116.35223

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  • Monday: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM 10:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM 10:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM 10:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM 11:00 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM 11:00 PM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $$
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 4.00 | Atmosphere: 4.50 | Service: 4.00 | Food: 4.00
83.3
out of 100
Overall Beer Mapping Score
Based on 1 reviews.
Score from Google Reviews:
4.3
out of 5
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Wednesday 4th of November 2009 01:01:17 AM
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This location is almost identical to the downtown Boise location so the review fits well:

Bardenay was the first distillery-restaurant in the US. So it's surprising how much of a focus they placed their on beer selection.

Originally born out of a division in the ownership of Bitter Creek Alehouse, the two businesses are like estranged siblings; very similar in many ways, but you wonder if they even acknowledge each others' existance. If you've been to one, you have a good impression of what the other is like.

The beer selection is always good with 15 or so beers on tap and at least as many additional choices in bottles. The selection tends to be more main-line regional microbrews, though they often have local brews and a selection of Belgian ales.

The food is always good, with more exotic offerings (e.g. Seared-Ahi Salad) than you would usually find in a beer-bar type of restaurant. But the standard pub fair, like burgers, are very, very good. So Bardenay makes a great hang-out for beer enthusiasts and those who are not beer fans at all. If you have a party with a mixture of the two, Baredenay is near the top of a short list of restaurants. This has happened to me many times and is the main reason I wind up there so much. This is a rare talent to find in a restaurant and is Bardenay's biggest strength.

The service is always professional. Since it is a distillery your potential server may be well versed in every beer they have - or he/she might be a fan of spirits and not that knowledgeable about the beer. But someone working there will be able to answer any beer questions you have.

Very nice atmosphere, but the location is one large room. So it can get a little noisy during the busy times.

The lack of happy hour prices can make the evening's beer bill a little on the high side. But Bardenay is definitely worth a visit at least once. Maybe you'll find the right combination and get hooked!

The main difference between this location and the downtown location is the view. The Eagle location has a very inviting view of the river and tress. This location tends to be less noisy than the downtown location which lead to a more pleasant, relaxing atmosphere overall.
Selection: 4 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Service: 4 | Food: 4.25
83.3
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