Elevation 486 Café

Exterior of Elevation 486 Cafe in Twin Falls Idaho during a cloudy winter evening

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Monday – Sunday: 11 AM – 12 AM


195 River Vista Pl
Twin Falls, ID 83301



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Why is it called 486? Well, it’s because that is the exact depth of the Snake River Canyon from the restaurant to the valley floor. Just the view itself is worth coming for, but don’t worry, the food is off the charts too.

South Central Idaho – Home To Trout & Potatoes

So, what do you order when in Idaho? Well, South-Central Idaho is home to 97% of the world’s harvested trout and 1-in-3 French fries comes from this region. You can’t go wrong with sticking to locally made staples.

Trout Dip… More Like Crab Dip It’s So Good!

Up first, the Trout Dip. Typically, trout has a texture that’s a bit tough and dry. Well, Elevation 486’s appetizer is FAR from that. More like an expensive crab dip, you wouldn’t even know that it was made from trout. It’s warm, creamy, and full of flavor that you’d NEVER expect from a trout dish. Just phenomenal!

Tomato Bisque, Quail, & Ruby Red Trout Oh My!

Tomato Bisque soup with their homemade Huckleberry honey-butter roll at Elevation 486 Cafe in Twin Falls Idaho
Photo by: Local Freshies®

We usually avoid bisque-type soups but based on the recommendations from our friends and waitress, we said why not. Instead of a puree, you’re presented with a well-spiced hearty bowl of Tomato Bisque filled with fresh chunks of tomatoes unlike any tomato bisque I’ve ever had before. Served alongside a warm roll for you to lather with their homemade Huckleberry honey-butter. Again, you’ll be blown away.

Other Dishes To Consider

 Fire-Grilled Oregon Quail dinner at Elevation 486 Cafe in Twin Falls Idaho
The Quail is the juiciest bird you’ll have ANYWHERE – Photo by: Local Freshies®

If you feel like trying something a bit different consider picking the Quail dish. It’s the juiciest bird we’ve ever had. The meat just falls of the bones. A little too extreme? Another great option is the main Idaho Ruby Red Trout. It’s smokey, juicy and tastes more like salmon than trout. There seriously isn’t a thing on their menu that isn’t delicious.