Travel Thursdays: Only In Your State: Idaho

Once Abandoned And Left To Decay, This Former Masonic Temple In Idaho Has Been Restored To A Popular Restaurant

by Courtnie Erickson

There are many buildings that were once abandoned and left to decay, never getting a second chance. Located in Nampa is the former Masonic Temple, which once sat vacant until it was restored and transformed into Brick 29 Bistro, a must-visit restaurant in Nampa. This incredible restaurant features a classy atmosphere and a menu that is packed with flavors. It’s one destination in Treasure Valley that you will want to check out for yourself.

Brick 29 Bistro is one of the best restaurants in Nampa, Idaho. However, at one time, this building was not a popular place to be. Rather, it sat vacant and was left to decay.

This restaurant is located in the former Masonic Temple on 11th Avenue South in Nampa. This building dates back to the 1800s but was eventually abandoned. In fact, many natives of the area will remember this building as quite an eyesore.

However, the building was bought and converted into Brick 29, a restaurant with a classy, yet comfortable vibe.

This restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday each week and features quite an extensive menu.

Brick 29/Facebook

Begin your meal with one of the many appetizers like pan-fried oysters, spicy garlic calamari, or even dijon bacon sprouts. You can also try a soup, salad, or sandwich.

Brick 29/Facebook

For an entrée, there are options no matter what you are craving. The menu features dishes like bistro chicken, macaroni and cheese, filet mignon, Hagerman trout, and blueberry pork chop. No matter what you choose, everything is delicious.

You can even bring little ones along when you dine as there is a kids’ menu featuring many children’s favorites like cheese pizza, chicken strips, and corn dogs.

You will not want to leave without dessert. The house-made desserts at Brick 29 Bistro are delicious and include items like a deconstructed German cake, seasonal cheesecake, crème brulee, and bread pudding.

The Masonic Temple may have once sat vacant but today, it is a destination you’ll want to add to your dining bucket list. You won’t regret your visit!

Have you ever dined at Brick 29 Bistro in Nampa, Idaho? Did you know about this building’s history? What are some of your favorite items on the menu? Let us know in the comments! You can also learn more about this restaurant, including hours and menu items, on the Brick 29 website and Facebook page.

If you love to visit abandoned places in Idaho, check out this road trip that takes you to several destinations around the state.

Address: Brick 29 Bistro, 320 11th Ave S Suite#300, Nampa, ID 83651, USA

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