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Moscow (Idaho)

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* '''NRS''', a premier river rafting clothing and equipment company is in Moscow.
* '''McConnell Mansion MusiumMuseum''', a mansion built in 1886, which is now a museum run by the Latah County Historical Society.
== Do ==
There are a variety of restaurants, but many are chain stores. Restaurants serving food other than American, Mexican, Italian, or Chinese are harder to come by.
*'''Nectar Wine Bar and Restaurant''', 6th & Main St, 208-882-5914. Dinner: M-SuSa. Features fresh local ingredients, long a rotating and updated wine listslist, some great artisan pizzas, an upscale take on baked mac n' cheesefeaturing cougar gold cheddar from WSU, and a very popular bacon-wrapped meatloaf. F-Sa are crowded busy nights, and you should RSVPreservations are suggested on those nights.* '''Sangria Grille''' - Located on the Moscow-Pullman Highway in a free standing building at the Palouse Mall (208)882-2693. Great Food, Great Service, Great AtmosphereSit-down restaurant. Chef owned and operated, Sangria Grille features a lengthy and diverse menu described as "Contemporary American fusion cuisine, with influences from featuring items of South American, Asian, Spanish and Mediterranean" comprised of Aged SteaksAmerican origin, Fresh Seafood, House Specialties, Pastas, Gourmet Salads, Burgers as well as wine and hand crafted dessertsbeer. Average meal price is around 15 dollars a person including drink. The amazing flavors, warm knowledgeable staff and artfully designed interior, have made Sangria one of the most popular restaurants in the region.* '''LOCO GRINDZ''' - Located on Main Street in Moscow across from CJ's, traditional Hawaiian plate lunch. Hands down the best food in the entire area! Walk up counter almost never any wait. Closed Sunday/Monday* '''Mikey's Gyros''' - Located on Main Street in downtown, Mikey's serves mainly Greek Gyros with many options. You can get other things like soups,salads, nachos and baklivabaklava, but don't expect a hamburger. A local staplewith lines often stretching out the door at noon and six.* '''Super China Buffet''' - Located in the Palouse Empire Mall. Good mostlyMostly-Chinese and American food, all you can eat. They also have very affordable take-out by the pound.* '''Pizza''' - Gambinos on 6th Street by the University have crisp crust pizza, deep dish pizza and pizza pot pie. They also offer pastas, soups, sandwiches and desserts.*''' Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill, Pizza & Pastaand pasta with lunch and dinner buffet and delivery.; Papa Johns; Pizza Hut; Dominos; Papa Murphy*'''s Take-N-Bake; Pizza Perfection ''' (offers 2 for 1 pizza deal on takecarry-out orders!)....* '''Basilios''' - Located in Pullman on Main Street with reasonably priced Italian food. Acoustically bright.* '''The Breakfast Club''' - Downtown, Main Street. Excellentquality, fillinggenerous portions, and affordable breakfast starting at 6AMand lunch, hours are 6am-2pm. Staff is very friendly and service-oriented. Atmosphere congenial and relaxed.* '''Patty's Mexican Kitchen''' - On 6th Street by the U of I. Great orderOrder-at-the-counter Mexican food. Try the Famed for unbelievably spicy Barbed Wire Burrito and the , Fish Tacos. The only place in town where you can get and vegetarian tamales. Great cheap food! They also do cateringcater with a special gimmick a 6' long party burrito served in a pine box.
* '''Wingers''' - Right on HWY 8 in front of Winco, Wingers serves the best wings in Moscow/Pullman as well as having a full menu and a bar.
* '''Tucci'sThe Angry Bear''' - Heading east through Moscow towards Troy, Tucci's The Angry Bear is next to HWY 8 near Safeway and in front of the Wells Fargo bankEast Side Mall. It is an Italian a Steak, Hamburger, beer and wine restaurant that is gets a common place majority of business at happy hour. Average meal price about 20 dollars per person for college students to take their dates a hamburger fries and offers a good staff and affordable foodbeer.* '''La Casa Lopez''' - Mexican food and full bar in a great colorful atmospheremeant to mimic a plaza in quaint yet vibrant Mexican town. Lunch deals of around 6 dollars. Popular for their chicken en mole, bean dip served complimentary, and claim of the best margarita in town. Located in downtown Moscow on Main St. heading south from HWY 8.* '''San Miguel's Family Mexican Restaurant''' - Located on North Main Street, next to the Moscow Clinic. Delicious, attractively prepared, plentiful, reasonably priced(around ten dollars per person for fajitas), authentic (not Tex-Mex) Mexican food prepared any way you like. Especially remarkable are Noted for their 5 or 6 different homemade salsas. The tomatilla salsa is flavorful, the cabbage salsa is tasty and unique. Their Ranchero Salsa, ranchero salsa, made from several kinds of chillis they grow themselves, is the strongest, but the delightful flavors come through well, and are not overwhelmed by the heat. They have several Mexican beers on tap, and offer a variety of Mexican non-alcoholic beverages. Be sure to try full bar as well as being known for their freshly made Horchata, a sweet, non-alcoholic traditional beverage, made of ground almonds, sesame seeds, ricemilk, barley or tigernuts.*'''West of Paris''' 403 S. Main Street phone 208-882-4279" http://www.westofparis.com This restaurant on Friendship Square offers French cuisine. The atmosphere is quiet, and does it's best to create a comfortable atmosphere despite close quarters in the dining room. The chef, Francis Foucachon, is sure to greet you at your table during the evening. They offer entrees, cheeses, wines and desserts. Prices range from around 10 a person for lunch to around 20 a person at dinner.*'''National pizza and fast food chains are also present.'''
==Drink==
-*''' The Corner Club: ''' Featured in the February 2005 edition of Sports Illustrated as one of the best sports bars in the country. The Corner Club is one of Moscow's unofficial historic landmarks. They feature free peanut night on Wednesday and have excellent popcorn throughout the week. Beers are purchased in 32oz 'tubs' and are incredibly cheap. The Club, as it is referred to by most, has a shuffleboard table and outdoor seating for warm weather. It is most frequented by the Greek student population from the University of Idaho.
-*''' Mingles: ''' This is a billiard bar with lots of tables by the hour and two pay by the game ($.50). It also has a large screen tv and a couple smaller ones with seating areas. This bar was in the top 100 college bars in a special college issue of Playboy magazine. On Sundays they have penny pool (one cent per minute...$.60/hour), and Thursdays ladies get free pool (can be a group of guys and girls, as long as a girl pays). This bar is frequented more by the off-campus students, so less annoying than some of the othersand serves a lunch/dinner menu until midnight 6 days a week and until eleven on Sunday as well as Sunday brunch.
-*''' John's Alley: ''' Often referred to as "The Alley", it is located at 114 E 6th St. It features live music, a dart board, a pool, table and a definitive, "Idaho atmosphere."*<drink name="West of Paris" alt="Gourmet French Cuisine" address="403 S. Main Street" directions="Friendship Square downtown" phone="208-882-4279" url="http://www.westofparis.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This lovely restaurant on Friendship Square offers authentic French cuisine. The atmosphere is quiet, classy European. The chef, Francis Foucachon, is sure to greet you at your shuffle board table during the evening. The entrees, cheeses, wines and desserts are all exquisite.</drink>
*''' The Garden Lounge''' On the corner of 3rd and Main Open until 2 every night. The garden is a place used by local businessmen and proffesors as well as college students as a conversation den. Most popular for it's blue monday deals where many mixed drinks and cocktails are priced at two dollars. and martini thursday where a list of standard as well as unusual martinis are 3.00 each.
 
*''' Champions Grill and Bar''' Across the street from the Garden. Open until 2 every night. A sports bar boasting a round bar entirely encircled with big screen televisions. Food should be made available by the end of April 2010. At the time of this the bar has been opened but the kitchen is still being installed and the bathrooms redone. Atmosphere seems to be in a mildly nevada casino theme though they don't permit gambling.
 
*'''CJ's Night Club''' 112 North Main. D.Jed music and karaoke along with drink deals seem to be the draw to this location.
 
*''' Coeur d'Alene Ale House''' On 6th Street less than quater of a mile from the University of Idaho campus. Great place for a burger, sandwich, soup or one great beer. Food ranging from Southwest (grilled quesadillas) to Northeast (hearty clam chowder). The beer is hand crafted right in Couer d'Alene, Idaho. The Ale House hosts different specials every night of the week on their drinks, with most cataring to their fine selection of beer. Tap-A-Keg-Tuesday is a must starting at 6PM with two different random kegs until they are empty and costs about $1.50 per pint and $5.00 for a pitcher (4 pints). Other specials include a Faculty Night for employees of the University of Idaho to Student Night for those students old enough to drink. Typically pints cost less than $2.50 during happy hour and at max $3.25 during non-specials.
== Sleep ==
* '''Best Western University Inn''' 1516 Pullman Road, Moscow, Idaho 83843, 208-882-0550 / 800-325-8765. http://www.uinnmoscow.com/ Higher prices for great location right by the mall. Prices go up during special events.[http://www.uinnmoscow.com] Excellent accommodations. Has a pool. Only one I've stayed in.* '''La Quinta Inn''' 185 Warbonnet Dr, Moscow, Idaho 83843, 208-882-5365. Lower prices but more out of the way. By Wal-mart and Applebees.[http://www.lq.com/lq/properties/propertyProfile.do?ident=LQ898]* '''Royal Motor Inn''' 120 W. 6th Street Moscow, Idaho 83843, 208-882-2581 http://amcic.com/royal.htm 2 blocks form the university in the middle of downtown.
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