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Cafe OLE Restaurant & Cantina

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican,
210 N Milwaukee St, Boise, ID 83704-9131
+1 208-322-0222
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good24%
  • Average43%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (4 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
210 N Milwaukee St, Boise, ID 83704-9131
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I was in a group, which they were able to quickly sit. The chips were hot and fresh and they offer a salsa bar for more options. No one could finish their meal because there was so much food. I ordered street tacos and it...More

Thank Kieande
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Remembered they had a decent lunch menu 11-4pm and when you combine it with happy hour specials 3-6pm you can’t find a better sit down restaurant value anywhere. I had chicken quesadilla with tortilla soup and a frozen margarita. Tortilla soup is a good 4....More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Cafe 'Ole was a big deal back in the 1980s, but it still seems lost in that decade. Seemingly nothing has changed. And that's not a good thing. They specialize in American-Mexican dishes. Nothing that seems authentic but pleases the people who think that what...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Business meeting with a light appetite. Loved the happy hour specials and ate the street taco appetizer for a very reasonable price and did not leave hungry. Margaritas were delicious, their salsa was just ok. The staff was exceptional.

Thank msfinn12
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Good place for a margarita and some chips.... cold beer. Forget about the food though. We had 3 dishes for 3 adults...plus chips and beers. The food was ... BORING. No inspiration, little flavor. When we go to Mexican restaurant we expect food to pop...More

Thank AsiaTr0tter
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The wait staff is terrific. Attentive and friendly. Very helpful explaining menu options. Good food, not very expensive. Good size portions too.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I had the most perfect lunch here today. I had the best waitress I've ever had in my life. The food was so good. Best Mexican rice and beans I've ever had.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Cafe was host to a Paintnite event, so we were excited to get food and drink before because it was my friend's birthday. Well on a Saturday they had one person in the cantina who was making all the drinks and then acting as wait...More

1  Thank Kieande
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We went here on a business trip, and it wasn't to bad. I had the shrimp salad and it actually was really good! The chips before hand were a bit tasteless though. The atmosphere was nice but seating by the fountain was a bit strange...More

Thank Pete Y
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We've eaten at Cafe Ole many times; in fact it was one of my late Mom's favorite places to go. My wife and I stopped in for lunch today after Christmas shopping. The snowy weather limited the crowd, but our server Marisela was very helpful...More

Thank StuartGustafson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 N Milwaukee St, Boise, ID 83704-9131
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-322-0222
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