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A Guide To The Best McCall Restaurants

Find great places to eat and dine on your Idaho visit!

In the nucleolus of small town America lies McCall Idaho, nestled among the pines at 5000 feet and along the shores of Payette Lake, waits “A Veritable Feast for your gastrointestinal delights.” Immediately noted are the number of fine dining and family friendly restaurants smattered that offer truly sumptuous dining. Personally having eaten at every single restaurant in Valley County, this little gem has some of the best food served in the United States. Lots to do, and lots to eat, biking from location to location.

As Covid 19 has impacted the world over, The McCall restauranteurs have all risen to the occasion and implemented procedures to allow guest to safely enjoy eating their meals in, or takeout. All restaurants are being compliant and offering multiple options, including curbside pickup to grab and go your order.

The details and list of the restaurants will start from the South entrance of McCall, heading towards Payette Lake on 3rd St, and veering left along the shores of the lake on Highway 55 heading towards New Meadows.

1. Hometown Pizza

Hometown Pizza has phenomenal grub, try their gluten free pizza because it is exceptional. Relaxed, cheery spot offering various pizzas, including take-&-bake options, along with beer & wine. 4.6 Stars from 395 reviews should leave you feeling pretty good about eating in, or ordering to go.

Website: Home Town Pizza – McCall, Idaho

Phone: +1(208)634-2596

Address: 337 Deinhard Ln, McCall, ID 83638

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2. Broken Horn Brewing Company

Broken Horn Brewing Company is brews a "mans' beer" and for women who's smart enough to know when good beer touches their lips. All beer is crafted on the premises, and is available to go.

4.6 Stars from 55 Reviews.

Website: Broken Horn Brewing Co - McCall Idaho

Phone: +1(208)315-5472

Address: 201 Mission St, McCall, ID 83638

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3. Mexican Food & Taco's In Sinclair's

The little restaurant inside the Sinclair's Gas station is low cost high value. Small number of items on the menu to choose from let's you select just what you need. Dine In, drive through, or takeout your order. I have eaten here dozens of times, and it is just good food, nothing super fancy, but tasty and the service people couldn't be nicer.

Phone: +1(208)634-2340

Address: 147 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638


4. Wild River Java Coffee

Wild River Java is coffee at its finest. This Drive through coffee location has been Supersized to meet the demand of what people expect in the push button world of quick service without compromising the quality of their products. Great selection of Coffee and pre-wrapped snacks and cake type items to go, such as Stacey Cakes goodies.

4.3 stars from 110 reviews.

Website: home (wildriverjava.com)

Phone: +1(208)6345282

Address: 201 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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5. The Pancake House

You have to eat at the Pancake House while you are in McCall. This is the Iconic Restaurant located on 3rd St in McCall. Rustic, woodsy-chic eatery offers familiar diner fare & breakfast all day, plus a gift shop. Serving your down to earth appetizers, and large portions of food at an alarmingly reasonable price.

4.4 Stars from 2019 reviews.

Website: http://www.mccallpancakehouse.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-5849

Address: 209 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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6. Evening Rise Bread Co

Evening Rise Bread Co is an often overlooked little hole in the wall that has outstanding sandwiches that leave an impression on your soul. Excellent bread baker with a cavalcade of different breads and baguettes, delicious sandwiches, and warm people.

4.4 Stars from 53 reviews

Phone: +1(208)634-5031

Address: 303 Sunset St, McCall, ID 83638

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7. Subway Sandwiches

Subway Sandwiches is the only fast food franchised eating establishment in McCall. Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches & salads, with health-conscious options. Run by local people for locals and out of town visitors and guest to the area.

4.3 Stars from 131 Reviews

Website: https://order.subway.com

Phone: +1(208)634-2855

Address: 320 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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8. Frenchies on 3rd St

Frenchies on 3rd St has ridiculously good food, but comes at a price. I had the trout something or other, I don't recall what exactly it was, but it was hands down the single best prepared meal of trout I have ever had. Exceptional.

4.8 Stars from 128 Reviews

Phone: +1(208)630-6104

Address: 319 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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9. Mill Steakhouse & Spirits on 3rd St

Mill Steaks & Spirits

This is considered one of the few steakhouses in McCall. Enjoy fine dining in a casual mountain atmosphere, tastefully decorated with antiques and western artifacts, while selecting from an extensive menu of taste-tempting entrees that will satisfy the most discriminating palate. Prime rib, choice steaks, barbecue, chicken and seafood dishes are all prepared to your liking with the freshest ingredients, making this restaurant a favorite stop for locals and visitors from around the world for over 40 years.

3.1 Stars from 152 Reviews

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/pages/The-Mill/147365418642642

Phone: +1(208)634-7683

Address: 324 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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10. Growler's Pizza Grill on 3rd St

Growler's Pizza Grill Classic & creative pizzas alongside burgers & comfort food in a rustic space with warm interiors. There are a lot of people that enjoy the food and the menu is based on the tradition American fanfare.

4.1 Stars from 554 reviews

Website: http://growlerspizza.com

Phone: +1(208)634-7755

Address: 501 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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11. Cafe 6 Three 4 on 3rd St

Cafe 6 Three 4 happens to be one of the newer eating establishments in McCall, they are a small counter service cafe specializing in serving good eats and local Idaho coffee. Wrapped up in a cozy and unique atmosphere; Cafe 6 three 4 is a great place to enjoy your moments in-between your adventures here in beautiful McCall.

4.6 Stars from 98 reviews

Website: http://cafe6three4.com/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral

Phone: +1(208)634-4634

Address: 500 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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12. Old Town Station Cafe on 3rd St

Old Town Station Cafe is located inside the Shell Gas station, go in for a quick bite, breakfast and lunch. Simple food, great price, tasty meals.

4.5 Stars from 21 reviews

Website: http://old-town-station-cafe.jany.io/

Phone: +12086344592

Address: 507 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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13. Stax BBQ Sandwiches on 3rd St

Stax knows how to serve up delicious sandwiches that brings good food at reasonable prices to all those who travel to and through McCall.

4.8 Stars from 175 reviews

Website: https://www.staxeats.com/mccall

Phone: +1(208)634-8193

Address: 600 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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14. KB's Mexican Burritos on 3rd St

KB's Mexican Cantina serves up some of the best Mexican plates of burritos, taco, chimichangas and salads in Valley County.

4.4 Stars from 235 reviews

Website: http://kbsburrito.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-5500

Address: 616 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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15. McCall Brewing Company on 3rd St

McCall Brewing Company is a Chill brewpub offering gourmet burgers & more along with handcrafted ales, plus TVs tuned to sports. This is great food, filling and excellent beer made on the premises, its worth the money for a fine meal.

4.2 Stars from 268 reviews

Website: http://mccallbrew.com/

Phone: +1(208)6343309

Address: 807 N 3rd St A, McCall, ID 83638

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16. My Father's Place Burger Joint

My Father's Place is arguable the most popular eating establishment in McCall. Simple basic menu that has the locals and visitors coming back year after year. Large, juicy burgers, with perfectly made French Fries and filling milk shakes all at a price that's fair. Charbroiled burgers & ice cream sundaes turned out in chill digs with retro flair & outdoor seating.

4.6 Stars from 1078 reviews

Website: https://www.myfathersplacemccall.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-4401

Address: 901 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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17. Toll Station Pizza

Toll Station Pizza has been around for a very long time. Serving up your down to earth American Pizza, Burgers, Sandwiches, Soups, Pasta, with a Great Selection of Beer, Wine, and Bottled Cocktails.

4.0 Stars from 552 reviews

Website: http://tollstationpizza.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-7818

Address: 410 Railroad Ave, McCall, ID 83638

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18. Fogglifter Cafe

Fogglifter Cafe Counter-serve spot with a huge chalkboard menu of American breakfast & lunch fare & coffee drinks, inside dining room and outdoor patio.

4.5 Stars from 435 reviews

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Fogglifter-Cafe-328310196898/

Phone: +1(208)634-5507

Address: 1003 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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19. Salmon River Brewery

Salmon River Brewery makes award winning craft beer using as many local and regional ingredients as possible. We are a family friendly restaurant with rooftop and patio dining in the summer that features some of the best views in McCall. In the winter, we have an outdoor fire pit to warm your bones after a day at one of our local ski resorts or flying through powder on your snowmobile.

4.0 Stars from 333 reviews

Website: http://www.salmonriverbrewery.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-4772

Address: 411 Railroad Ave, McCall, ID 83638

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20. Bistro 45

Bistro 45 is one of the only wine bars in McCall; with a rotating wine list pairs with gourmet light bites in a relaxed space with indoor and outdoor seating.

4.5 Stars from 105 reviews

Menu: http://places.singleplatform.com/bistro-45/menu?ref=google

Phone: +1(208)634-4515

Address: 1101 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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21. Rupert's Restaurant

Rupert's is the Gourmet fare inspired by Southwest, Asian & Mediterranean cuisines served in a boutique lodging, located inside the Hotel McCall. Genuinely exceptional cuisine, that offers those with a discerning palate to savior food that is not all that common. Indoor dining room and outdoor seating are available.

4.6 Stars from 144 reviews

Website: http://rupertsathotelmccall.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-7683

Address: 1101 N 3rd St, McCall, ID 83638

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22. Lago Chapala Mexican Restaurant

Lago Chapala Mexican Restaurant is a great venue with outdoor seating overlooking Payette Lake and fine Mexican food at a reasonable price.

4.0 Stars from 361 reviews

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Chapala-McCall-1594928320818708/

Phone: +1(208)634-3905

Address: 317 E Lake Street, McCall, ID 83638

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23. Lakefront Oriental Cuisine

Lakefront Oriental Cuisine Chinese Food

3.8 Stars from 88 reviews

Menu: http://places.singleplatform.com/lakefront-oriental-cuisine/menu?ref=google

Phone: +1(208)634-2266

Address: 317 E Lake Street #B, McCall, ID 83638

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24. Payette Dreams

Payette Dream Coffee House serves the best coffee in McCall along with breakfast burritos, omelets, waffles, soups, and stew.

4.1 Stars from 176 reviews

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Payette-Dream-Coffee-House-372670993156764/

Phone: +1(208)634-2746

Address: 312 E Lake St, McCall, ID 83638

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25. Ice Cream Alley

Ice Cream Alley is McCall's favorite ice cream shop. 20 delicious flavors of ice cream like Huckleberry to tantalize your desires for good old fashioned American made ice cream.

4.7 Stars from 511 reviews

Address: 310 E Lake Street, McCall, ID 83638

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26. Mountain Java

Mountain Java Coffee serves the best coffee in McCall and light snacks to fill the void.

4.6 Stars from 137 reviews

Phone: +1(208)634-2027

Address: 501 Pine St, McCall, ID 83638

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27. Banyans on the Green

Banyans on the Green is located in the clubhouse at the McCall Golf Course. Easy atmosphere, indoor dining and outdoor patio seating on a large deck overlooking the greens. Excellent grub, try Michael's Clam Chowder and you'll soon know they have excellent food and a fair price. This is a warm lodge style feel with stupendous pub fare. The restaurant is located in the clubhouse among the Ponderosa pines, beautiful mountains and amazing fairways views. Banyans is going to render succulent grilled steaks, fresh seafood, home made soups, fun appetizers, addictive pasta dishes along side a fun bar atmosphere. The hope is that Banyans will soon become the place where locals will gather to catch up and enjoy a bite to eat while building memories and golfers from all around will gather for the love of the game and the passion of eating and drinking

4.1 Stars from 52 reviews

Website: http://www.banyansonthegreen.com/

Phone: +1(208)630-6575

Address: 925 Fairway Dr, McCall, ID 83638

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28. Mile High Marina Grill

Mile High Marina Grill resting on the shores of Payette Lake, one of the best views around and quench your thirst and dine on American Grilled Food, appetizers, burgers, salads, tacos, fish and chips, and sandwiches.

4.4 Stars from 228 reviews

Website: https://milehighmarina.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-8605

Address: 1300 E Lake Street, McCall, ID 83638

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29. Steamers Steak & Seafood

Steamers Steak & Seafood is one of the steakhouses that deserves your attention while you are spending quality time in McCall. Wow! Good food made well. Steak, seafood & wine in a rustic, charming space with an Old West vibe & funky decor.

4.1 Stars from 291 reviews

Website: http://www.steamersrestaurant.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-1411

Address: 308 E Lake Street, McCall, ID 83638

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30. Big Country's Sports Bar

Big Country's Sports Bar is the hole in the wall considered the best pub, connected to the Manchester Ice Skating Rink. Have fun on the ice, come in to wet the whistle with frosty beer, warm wine, burgers to eat, sandwiches, pretzels, pizza and plenty of more to eat.

4.7 Stars from 21 reviews

Website: https://bigcountrysportsbarmccall.com/

Phone: +1(208)630-6639

Address: 200 E Lake Street, McCall, ID 83638

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31. Crusty's Pizza

Crusty's Pizza culture revolves around family, friends and food. We use fresh ingredients and hand prepare all of our menu items. We create an atmosphere where our employees and our patrons are our extended family. Live music is a part of our success and a lot of fun. Oh Yeah! Don't leave McCall without eating here.

4.4 Stars from 215 reviews

Website: http://crustysmccall.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-5005

Address: 214 Lenora St, McCall, ID 83638

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32. Ragazza Di Lago

Ragazza Di Lago is one of great eating establishments created by Chef Topple. Mediterranean style food, sunny deck for outdoor brunch and plenty of drinks to enjoy from a well stocked bar. Excellent food to share with great company.

4.2 Stars from 57 reviews

Website: http://cheftopple.com/lago

Phone: +1(208)634-4665

Address: 203 E Lake Street, McCall, ID 83638

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33. Stacey Cakes

Stacey Cakes bakes what all bakeries do, but mind you, this is some of the best you'll ever have. Apple pie, crumb cake, ginger snaps, lemon tarts, wedding cakes, cinnamon rolls, winter vegetable wild rice chowder, potatoes leek savory tarts and a whole lot more. Make sure and stop in to try Central Idaho's best pastries around.

4.7 Stars from 106 reviews

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Stacey-Cakes-57584519451/

Phone: +1(208)634-2537

Address: 136 E Lake Street, McCall, ID 83638

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34. Starbucks Coffee in Albertson's

You might have heard about Starbucks, people seemed to love it, located upstairs in the Albertson's grocery super market. Seattle-based coffeehouse chain known for its signature roasts, light bites and WiFi availability.

4.1 Stars from 132 reviews

Website: https://www.starbucks.com/store-locator/store/1018980

Phone: +1(208)634-8166

Address: 132 E Lake St, McCall, ID 83638

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35. Ruby’s Kitchen

Ruby's Kitchen is a must stop for great food at a reasonable price. Sit inside or outside on the patio and enjoy breakfast, lunch, sip on coffee and quench your thirst with beer and and put you in a fine mood with a generous selection of wine.

4.6 Stars from 230 reviews

Website: https://www.rubyskitchenmccall.com/

Phone: +1(208)630-6574

Address: 324 W Lake St, McCall, ID 83638

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36. The Cutwater on Payette Lake

The Cutwater on Payette Lake is located in Shore Lodge. Well, this is fine food brought to a whole new level of excellence. Beautiful setting, warm atmosphere along the shores of Payette Lake, stop in and share good cuisine and drinks.

4.1 Stars from 87 reviews

Website: http://thecutwatermccall.com/menu/

Phone: +1(208)630-0202

Address: 501 W Lake St, McCall, ID 83638

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37. Lardos Grill & Saloon

Lardos Grill & Salon is casual American joint featuring steaks, burgers & sandwiches in unfussy digs with a Western theme.

4.2 Stars from 878 reviews

Menu: http://places.singleplatform.com/lardo-grill-and-saloon/menu?ref=google

Website: http://www.lardogrillandsaloon.com/

Phone: +1(208)634-8191

Address: 600 W Lake Street, McCall, ID 83638

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38. Blue Moose Burger Joint McCall

Blue Moose Drive Thru Burger Joint. Chef Topple created a simple menu of excellent, mouth watering burgers, eggs for breakfast, salads, dogs, and sandwiches. Man oh man, is the burgers to die for, priced right, this is worth the stop.

4.1 Stars from 85 reviews

Menu: https://www.bluemoosemccall.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Blue-Moose-Drive-Thru-101612694707238/?ref=py_c

Phone: +1(208)630-6418

Address: 907 W Lake St, McCall, ID 83638

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39. Pueblo Lindo Mexican Cantina

Pueblo Linda Mexican Restaurant is hands down one the best Mexican Cantinas on the planet. If you truly enjoy good food, great atmosphere and a truly reasonable price, you have to try the food fare here.

4.1 Stars from 85 reviews

Menu: https://www.facebook.com/pg/PuebloLindoPaxton/menu/?ref=page_internal

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pueblo-Lindo-316472955161748/

Phone: +1(208)630-6418

Address: 907 W Lake St, McCall, ID 83638

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