Pedaling and pizza? Biking and burgers? Hiking and hamburgers? You bet. Boise is the place for active outdoors people who love their food. Cafes and restaurants are lined along major hiking and biking routes, making it easy to plan a workout and then lunch or dinner.
One of the best routes for food is the Boise Greenbelt. Hit Ben’s Crow Innalong Warm Springs Avenue after a long road-bike trip. Best bets include finger steaks, cheeseburgers or clams, and, of course, beer. Also on the Greenbelt, on Eckert Road, is Lucky 13, a favorite hangout for road cyclists coming back from the climb to Hilltop Summit. Go for pizza and craft beers.Greenbelt walkers only have a short distance from the Bethine Church Nature Trail along the Boise River to Bown Crossing and Flatbread Community Oven, which serves up excellent pizzas, including Italian sausage, pepperoni, portobello, and Tuscan chicken, plus beer and fun wines, too.
Don’t want to leave town? The Boise River Ram is right on the river at the Broadway Bridge and features sandwiches, salads, BurgerRama selections, and locally brewed beer.Lulu’s Pizza on Bogus Basin Road is a good bet after the Bogus Basin hill climb. Best bets are slices of Athenian pizza and draft beer.
Highlands Hollow Brewhouse Highlands Hollow Brewhouse on Bogus Basin Road is a good stopping place after skiing or snowshoeing at Bogus Basin or hiking or mountain biking in the Boise Foothills.