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Diamond Lil's Steakhouse & Saloon

407/409 Main Street, Idaho City, ID 83631
+1 208-392-4400
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible9%
15 May 2017
“the fries were a basket of grease and we were unable to eat them. and there was no offer to re-make them.”
20 Jul 2016
“Great atmosphere!”
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$$ - $$$
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407/409 Main Street, Idaho City, ID 83631
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017

We paid $25 for a pitcher of beer and the greasy fries. We don't pay that for a micro brew in boise, Not a good value.

Thank Pj K
Reviewed 21 July 2016

It was a fluke that we were the only ones in the restaurant, but it was the middle of the week and school had already started, so there was no problem being pampered by the owners. There were tons of old photos and newspapers to...More

Thank MJadventures
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I saw the name Diamond Lil's Steakhouse and Saloon and had to stop and try it. Great historic atmosphere and a good rib eye dinner. Friendly folks working there. Glad we stopped in.

Thank lspar
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Disliked the smokers is the bar stinking up the restaurant while diners ate...yuck! Food was not that great either and the selection was pretty limited.

Thank LJH-B
Reviewed 25 August 2014

The building and inside is wonderful. The old man bartender was slow, crabby and an all around turn off. He was such a hinderance that the waitress could barely do her job, which was apparently everything he didn't want to do.

Thank Bree B
DiamondLils, Owner at Diamond Lil's Steakhouse & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2014

We are sorry to hear you had a bad experience. I have had a stroke a couple months ago and my husband has take a huge load for me. If we can't do better, we will close.

Reviewed 3 October 2013

We just happened on one of our best meals ever, and, according to my husband, the best tasting rib eye he has ever had. While driving on highway 21 enjoying the fall scenery, we decided to stop for an early dinner in Idaho City before...More

Thank araska
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Great place to eat! I was there quite a while ago, in 1995, but the food was excellent, and they have the coolest dispaly of sawblade art on the walls I have ever seen!More

Thank Angie S
DiamondLils, Owner at Diamond Lil's Steakhouse & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2013

Thank You So Much for coming back during your visit. We are delighted you enjoy our Food & Atmosphere. And many Thanks for recommending us to your friends & future visitors! Our Museum, Steakhouse & Saloon has been a pleasure to share with Visitors such...More

Reviewed 16 July 2013

We have eaten lunch here several times, usually burgers and fries and they were fine. On our last visit we ordered the pulled pork sandwich special. The waitress asked if we wanted cheese or grilled onions with it. We assumed they were included. Wrong! We...More

Thank riverspud
HCall44, Owner at Diamond Lil's Steakhouse & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2013

We appreciate your input and are very sorry you did not have a good experience on your last visit. The boneless BBQ Pork Rib Sandwich has been a popular Special Item we offer on occasion and we are happy to get positive & negative feedback...More

Reviewed 18 August 2012

Gotta love driving up how 21 and then turning onto Main Street to Diamond Lil's. The real old saloon is filled with old west. The owners are amazing..the best cheeseburger ever..beer in a mason jar. Drove up on a Saturday afternoon to show my NY...More

1  Thank Gail H
HCall, Owner at Diamond Lil's Steakhouse & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2012

Thank You Gail, We are so pleased you have had such a pleasant experience in your visit to our establishment and Idaho City. We are commited to offering the kind of atmosphere, service & quality that brings people such as yourself to continually return for...More

Reviewed 31 January 2012

I must admit this is one of the best places in the world for their food fun and good friends, I come every chance I get from Wisconsin, these are the worlds best Steaks, Prime Rib and to most heavenly Gordon Bleu, I can honestly...More

2  Thank Steve G
HCall, Owner at Diamond Lil's Steakhouse & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2012

We are so glad you enjoy your visits when in town. After almost 20 years of building the Decor, Menu and SocialClub Atmosphere it is so nice to have repeat customers such as yourself. We look forward to your many return visits. It is so...More

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  • Address: 407/409 Main Street, Idaho City, ID 83631
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Idaho City
  • Phone Number: +1 208-392-4400
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Located in the "Heart of the Historic Downtown District", Idaho City was "Queen of the Gold Camps" founded in 1862. A Ghost-Town that refuses to die. Diamond Lil's Museum, Steakhouse & Saloon is a destination spot specializing in RibEye Steaks, Sat-Nite Prime Rib serving Beef, Pork, Chicken, some Vegan + Burgers, Baskets and Appetizers & Full Bar. "For Those Who Know, The Place To Go" Riders Welcome Only 39 curvy miles from Boise.
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