Dining

Food and Fun
If you've got an appetite, you've definitely come to the right place. Before, during or after a day of play you'll find great food and drink in downtown McCall any time of year. Dress is mountain casual in all of our local restaurants. Here is a list, we've kept it simple for you.

Bistro 45

Shaded beneath a canopy of trees in the Hotel McCall courtyard, Bistro 45 is a locals` favorite. Savor simple pub food with a special flair. Wine tastings and wines by the glass, bottle or case. Cozy up in a corner and read a book or magazine in this intimate setting or grab a board game and have fun with friends. No rush here, like the fine wines they offer for tasting and sale, the Bistro 45 is to be savored.


Location: 1101 N. 3rd St. in Hotel McCall Courtyard
Phone: 208-634-4515

McCall Pancake House

Surrounded by Bonnie`s private collection of kitchen antiques and whimsy, enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at McCall`s favorite, family dining restaurant. No kidding, folks fly into the McCall Airport from all around just to dine here. You can`t go wrong with breakfast served all day or a specialty coffee or delicious gelato from the neighboring Santa`s Sweet Shoppe. Make sure to step into the adjoining Christmas house for a year-round, holiday shopping experience. You have to see it to believe it...


Location: 209 N. 3rd St.
Phone: 208-634-5849

Rupert's Hotel McCall

Enjoy downtown lakeside dining with delicious food and spectacular views.

Chef Gary Kucy artfully prepares locally sourced ingredients and creates meals to remember. Inspired by the flavors of the Southwest, Asia and the Mediterranean, you can`t go wrong with this restaurant any time of year. Oh yes, the "Pot deCreme" and fresh pressed coffee is a nice finish.

Both indoor and outdoor dining. Full bar and expansive selection of wines.

Live music on patio during the summer months. Just across the street from Payette Lake and Legacy Beach.


Location: 110 N 3rd McCall, ID 83638
Phone: 208-634-8108

The Narrows Steakhouse

An elegant venue with incomparable views of beautiful Payette Lake, The Narrows Steakhouse inside the Shore Lodge is considered a "Definitive Idaho Steakhouse".

Colorful food for a colorful palate, your taste buds will appreciate the loving care with which The Narrows chef prepares your meal. Grab a cocktail at The Bar before or after dinner and enjoy the same expansive views of the Lake.


Location: 501 W. Lake St. in the Shore Lodge
Phone: 208-657-6464

Ruby's Kitchen

Located across the street from Rotary Park, Ruby`s kitchen is home to the oh so delicious baked egg.

Leave your Kayak on your car rack and step in for some great food that is imaginative in its flavor combinations, simply prepared and served in a quiet and cozy space.


Location: 324 W. Lake St. McCall, Idaho
Phone: 208-630-6574

Blue Moon Yurt

During winter only.

Attention culinary adventurists! Get your feet winter outfitted and ski or shoe to the Bluemoon Outfitters yurt restaurant in Jug Mountain Ranch for an experience you'll never forget.

This outdoor dining adventure is well worth your time. Guests ski in one mile on a well lit trail to a warmly lit yurt for a unique experience culminating in a memorable meal.

Get you gear on and bring your appetite!


Location: Ponderosa Park - One mile ski or snowshoe in.
Phone: 208-634-3111

Lardo's Grill and Saloon Family Dining

Established in 1973, Lardo's is a McCall standard for family dining. From soup to spaghetti to Chili and Steak and everything in between, this restaurant has something for everyone.

Western funk and memorabilia fill the walls of this no frills dining favorite.


Location: 600 W. Lake St.
Phone: 208-634-8191

KB's Ketchum Burritos

More than just Burritos - these guys make terrific soup and have weekly specials that are not on the menu. Consistent quality and flavors. Indoor and outdoor seating.


Location: 616 N. 3rd St. McCall
Phone: 208-634-5500

Cafe 6three4

New to town with an awesome reputation! Great food, good people and an open mic night on the first Tuesday of each month. Short walk to Legacy Beach and downtown.


Location: 1034 Roosevelt Ave. Near the Alpine Playhouse.
Phone: 208-634-4634

Rigazza Di Bufalo

Big city, sophisticated palate, lovely flavors. Comforting food. Downtown Donnelly on Hwy 55. Worth the ten minutes drive south.


Location: 319 Main St. Donnelly, ID
Phone: 208-325-3463

Ice Cream Alley

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day

A summer favorite! Located downtown between the Payette Dream Cafe and Steamers.

Always a line but well worth the wait especially if you like to listen to the music of the Beatles!


Location: Downtown McCall
Phone: 208-314-4700

TJ's Cutting Edge Cafe

You've gotta check out Texas Tammy`s (our very own TJ) petite cafe that is big on flavor and location. This cafe is in the Manchester Ice and Event Center located in downtown McCall. From hot drinks, snacks for the practicing athletes, a post hockey beer or casual lunch - TJ`s Cutting Edge Cafe has it all!

Access from 2nd St. across from the Chevron station or through the ice rink lobby.


Location: 200 E. Lake St. McCall - Inside the ice rink.
Phone: 208-634-8558

Miner's Grab n' Go

Behind the convenience storefront and gas pumps lies a gem that is getting more and more popular. Miner`s Grab n` Go "Miners Diners" love the selection of Mexican inspired flavors. Try the "Claim Jumper" barbacoa pork nachos or the Tinga chicken. The three street tacos is a locals favorite. It`s like Tapas Hopping in McCall!


Location: 147 N. 3rd. St. McCall
Phone: 208-634-2340

Steamers Steak and Seafood

Surf and Turf at this inland gem. Great food, great service and a warm and inviting environment. Located smack dab in the middle of town and a hop step and a jump from Payette Lake, Steamers is a must for dining out all year-round.


Location: 308 E. Lake St.
Phone: 208-634-1411

The Cutwater on Payette Lake

Located in the Shore Lodge, this family friendly venue has the views of Payette Lake that the Lodge is famous for.

Enjoy a great meal indoors or out - breakfast, lunch or dinner - this menu has something for everyone any time of year including Tuesday night "Dinner and a Movie" specials; dine in and see a movie for dessert.


Location: 501 W. Lake St. in the Shore Lodge
Toll Free: 800-657-6464

Mile High Marina Grille

After a day on the lake there is no need to head back to your cabin to cook a meal. From boat dock to beer and "bucket o` boat trash" (a menu staple of sausages and corn tortillas) you can savor every summer minute outside. Live music too!


Location: Adjacent to Legacy Beach boat launch.
Phone: 208-634-8605

The Mill

Providing hearty cuisine featuring steak and prime rib, seafood and other regional flavors for over 40 years, the Mill restaurant and adjoining Beside the Mill bar and lounge are a McCall staple.


Location: 324 N. 3rd St.
Phone: 208-634-7683

Stacey Cakes

Oh My...enough said. Stacey`s husband is the Chef at Rupert`s - it must run in the family. Light breakfast fare and fresh baked goodies. Great coffee too.

During the holiday season the Stollen Brede is a must. Fresh baked pies need to be ordered in advance and are well worth the wait.


Location: 136 E. Lake St.
Phone: 208-634-2537

Pueblo Lindo

Excellent, regional cooking. Full flavors, great service.

MUST TRY!


Location: 1007 W. Lake St. McCall

Hometown Pizza

Great pizza - bright space and GOOD FOOD. Dine in or take and bake. Always a winner.


Location: 337 Deinhard Lane McCall
Phone: 208-634-2596

My Father's Place

A locals staple. Burgers to Halibut and Chips. The nut burger is delicious - best shakes ever.


Location: 901 N. 3rd St. McCall
Phone: 208-634-4401

Toll Station Pizza

Good pizza, hearty pasta dishes and expansive salad bar. Indoor and outdoor seating.


Location: 409 Railroad Ave.
Phone: 208-634-7818

Fogglifter Cafe

Locals favorite. Intimate setting for a simple and delicious meal. Great coffee and pastries too. Located right downtown just 1/2 block to Legacy Park. Indoor and outdoor dining.


Location: 1003 N. 3rd St. McCall
Phone: 208-634-5507

Evening Rise

Artisan breads baked daily. Quality deli meats. Amazing sandwiches! I`ll have the Firebird please...


Location: 303 Sunset St. McCall
Phone: 208-634-5031

The Sushi Bar

Good food. Creative and lovingly prepared, good folks, great views of Payette Lake. Dine indoors or out.


Location: Railroad Ave.
Phone: 208-634-7874

Payette Dream Diner and Coffeehouse

People watch from this coffee shop located on the busiest downtown corner. Lake views too. Well prepared, simple diner fare. Great coffee, hard ice cream too.


Location: 312 E. Lake St. McCall
Phone: 208-634-2746