The Top 5 Healthy, Organic Restaurants in Twin Falls, Idaho

Want to dine on the edge of a canyon? This bucket list experience is easily yours in the ruggedly beautiful Twin Falls, Idaho area. One trip and you’ll know why this region is nicknamed Miracle Valley! And you’ll also discover why the amazing restaurant fare has resulted in many of their local restaurants being distinguished as some of the best this region has to offer.

The Templeton Team vets the healthiest restaurants all across America, according to our 5-star rating system (read more about it here). We’re pleased to announce our Top 5 restaurant picks for healthy, organic restaurants in Twin Falls, Idaho:

Elevation 486

195 River Vista Place
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
208-737-0486

If for no other reason than the spectacular drone photography/videography, check out Elevation 486’s website. This restaurant is perched on the south rim of The Canyon just under 500 vertical feet above the breathtakingly beautiful Snake River. We think you’ll agree that this restaurant is calling your name -- especially if you're adventurous.

Enjoy menu favorites like King Salmon (flown in fresh, a boneless filet, pan-broiled amazing cut of salmon, brushed with fresh lemon, garlic and dill); Canyon Cut Ribeye (Northwest-grown, grass-fed beef, specially-aged, a twelve-ounce cut, fire-grilled, finished with their signature port-mushroom-garlic reduction); Idaho Ruby Red Trout (boneless filet, pan-broiled trout, basted with house-smoked red pepper butter, sustainably farm raised, hormone ad antibiotic free in pure spring water, along Idaho’s Snake River); or Fire-Grilled Manchester Farms Quail (two all-natural, partially-boned quail, grilled and basted with a honey-bourbon-jalapeno glaze – one of their award-winning recipes).

Milner’s Gate

205 Shoshone Street North
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
208-293-8250

Located in the heart of downtown on the ground floor and basement of the recently preserved building on the corner of Shoshone and Second, Milner’s Gate is also a part of the “Magic Valley.”

On their menu, you’ll find appetizers such as Nisqually Bay Oyster Shooters (flown in fresh from Puget Sound, served in a shot glass with mango-cilantro cocktail sauce and fresh lemon); Sashimi Tuna Tower (avocado, cucumber, sashimi grade ahi tuna, wasabi ginger emulsion, gluten-free rice crackers); and Buffalo Cauliflower (a healthy vegetarian version option to chicken wings, made with tempura cauliflower, your choice of classic Buffalo hot sauce or citrus hoisin glaze, served with carrots, celery, and bleu cheese dip).

In addition to pizza and salads, other menu items include Roasted Free Range Chicken (from Red Bird Farms in Colorado, raised antibiotic and hormone free, a Frenched breast seasoned with lemon, garlic, herbs, seared on the fire and then oven roasted); Herb Roasted Prime Rib of Beef (12 oz cut of Northwest grown, grass-fed beef, slow roasted, served with creamy horseradish sauce and beef jus); and Idaho-Style Gumbo (with elk, venison and andouille sausages, a touch of slightly spicy Italian sausage, grilled chicken breast, okra and rice pilaf).

Yellow Brick Café

136 Main Avenue North
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
208-731-9837

Open Wednesday through Sunday 9am –2pm local time, the Yellow Brick Café also features a weekend brunch with menu items that change every weekend. Their standard menu includes favorites such as Housemade Bone Broth, Kale Chickpea Salad (local kale, marinated chickpeas, fried chickpeas, roasted beets, shaved beets, sweet potato, pickled shallots, lemon tahini dressing); Idaho Harvest Bowl (flank steak, local barley, currants, roasted baby carrot, local broccolini, Kimberly’s best chevre); and the Wicked Burger (100% local desert mountain grass-fed beef, pickled red onion, local mixed greens, Falls Brand bacon, avocado, fried egg, cheddar cheese on toasted garlic ciabatta bun).

4 Roots Juice Bar & Café

1563 Fillmore Street
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
208-320-2877

Their trustworthy menu includes fresh, customizable juices and smoothies, and local, organic, sustainable, 100% gluten-free items. Try their Wild Salmon Tacos (organic corn tortillas (wild caught salmon, house made slaw, mango salsa, house made cashew cream), Creamy Vegan Nourish Bowl, Barbeque Jack Fruit Sandwich; and much more.

Blaze Pizza

1925 Fillmore Street
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
208-423-7870

Blaze features pizza made with authentic ingredients that are free of artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, and sweeteners. Their from-scratch pizza dough is made using a proprietary recipe that requires a 24-hour fermentation period to produce their light and airy signature crust. And they also offer gluten-free, keto, cauliflower crusts along with vegan cheese options.

You’ll also find on their menu freshly made salads, house-made lemonades, and desserts.


About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit https://templetonwellness.com/. You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.