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Top 5 Eats You Cannot Miss in Rexburg

Posted On
Oct 11, 2017
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With a great mixture of locals and students from the nearby BYU Idaho, Rexburg is known for bitter cold temperatures, strong community, and variety of unique eats you’ll just have to try! Although many honorable mentions could be made, the following top the charts as the 5 best eats you cannot miss!

#1- The Hickory

An American BBQ sit down restaurant just off of main street, The Hickory offers lunch and dinner options that locals rave about. Options such as pulled pork, brisket, and ribs are just a few of the tasty entrees available. The Hickory is a family friendly establishment, perfect for large groups, date nights, and dining on a budget. A true winner, and a local top pick based off of 112 reviews.

#2- Big Juds Country Diner

Just on the outskirts of Rexburg in a town called Archer, is a restaurant experience you should not miss. Big Juds is a family friendly diner serving a vast array of specialty burgers, shakes, and portion sizes to truly test the strength of your belt. Famous for their dinner plate sized burgers, options like the Big Jud Special (1 lb burger, fries 7 drink), Double Big Jud Special (2 lb burger, fries & drink), and the Man vs Food Burger (featured on the television show Man vs Food). Those who finish their meal get a picture on the wall, and bragging rights forever.

#3- Taqueria El Rancho

For a south of the boarder experience, the authentic menu at Taqueria El Rancho is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. Known for their excellent street tacos, quesadillas, and burritos, this affordable “taco bus” is the most authentic in the area. Homemade horchata and salsa are a couple reasons locals call it a “go-to.” Dining options include seats on the bus itself, or picnic options outside. Taqueria El Rancho is perfect for a casual meal, for families, business men/women, or a quick bite on the go.

#4- Millhollow Frozen Yogurt

If you’re one to enjoy a warm meal topped off with a tasty treat, Millhollow is for you. Famous for their fresh baked sandwiches, frozen yogurt, and friendly atmosphere, Millhollow is said by many, to be “The Gem of Rexburg.” Perfect for any occasion, this lunch/dinner is an affordable, unique experience found nowhere else but Rexburg.

#5- Da Pineapple Grill

In the cold, wintery months of Rexburg, the closest thing to a warm sandy beach is Da Pineapple Grill. Aside from the warm and friendly atmosphere, Da Pineapple Grill offers a large selection of sushi rolls, Hawaiian cuisine, and Asian dishes. From salads to burgers, or shrimp to curry, you are sure to find a tasty meal here. Dining options are limited, however take out options are available. Da Pineapple Grill is the #1 option for fresh seafood, and authentic island dishes.

The top 5 eats you can’t miss in Rexburg is brought to you by The Ivy Apartments, a BYU-Idaho Approved Housing complex for men and women. Helping students experience all Rexburg has to offer, The Ivy offers shuttle amenities for students to get out and see these one of a kind restaurants.