888 W. Fort St., Boise, 472-4500
There has been a lot of pressure on the Boise Co-op to compete lately. The boom of new stores beckoning away Co-op customers seems to be endless, but the Co-op has stood its ground and elevated its already superb selection of food, wine and household offerings.
A renovation has widened the aisles, provided more seating for diners and created a space for the pet department all while keeping the character and spirit of this 40-year-old Boise icon.
In addition to the ever-delightful deli counter with unique salads, take-home meals and fresh-made sandwiches, customers can now enjoy a soup and salad bar, breakfast burrito bar and other take-out options. If you're in a hurry, there's a new cold case filled with fabulous food to go: fresh rolled sushi, smoked salmon Caesar salad, enchiladas, lasagnas and more.
Although you don't have to be a member to shop there, a one-time $50 membership fee does entitle you to additional coupons, the ability to place special orders and use discounts at other local retailers when you show your Co-op card. Plus, it entitles you to the satisfaction of supporting a truly local establishment.
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