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Nutritious & Sustainable


Voted Valley's Best Mexican 2014!!

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Nutritious & Sustainable


Voted Valley's Best Mexican 2014!!

208-726-3068

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A Destination

Welcome to Despo's, a local favorite for over 25 years. Founder and owner Jim Funk is committed to authentic, delicious Mexican dishes that respect your desire for a healthy meal without compromising flavor. Offering fresh ingredients, high quality, regionally sourced meats, daily specials, vegetarian selections, and 3 kinds of salsa made daily. Owner/Manager Jim Funk started Despo's in 1983. Respectful of our environment, we lean green!

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SUNSET MAGAZINE

Recognized as
"Most eco-friendly joint."

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MARGARITAS

Cuervo Gold, Large or Small Pitcher

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LOCAL FAVORITE

Voted Best of the Valley 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014!

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We Lean Green


Despo's is strongly committed to the protection of our environment and to the health of our customers.

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We Lean Green


Despo's is strongly committed to the protection of our environment and to the health of our customers.

Despo's is strongly committed to the protection of our environment and to the health of our customers. To this end, we actively engage in efforts to reduce our carbon footprint.

  • Use all "green" cleaning supplies
  • Donate our fry oil to the Environmental Resource Center for alternative fuel use
  • Have suspended take out until an environmentally acceptable container becomes available
  • Use all compact fluorescent bulbs
  • Recycle all recyclable materials
  •  Do not offer seafood that is over-fished

Source locally:

  • beans grown in Twin Falls
  • Regionally sourced beef
  • local natural pork
  • tortillas made in Boise
  • cheese from Jerome

For your health, Despo's:

  • Serves only sustainable fish
  • Serves natural chicken & pork
  • Serves regionally sourced beef from small, non-factory farms
  • Uses non-hydrogenated (no trans fat) oil for frying and cooking
  • Uses 100% fresh avocados in our guacamole
  • Unbleached 100% consumer-recycled paper
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Awards


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Awards


TripAdvisor

WINNER

Certificate of Excellence 2012, 2013 and 2014

Habitat Mag

Sustainit! Awards!

» Favorite Green Restaurant
» Favorite Locally Produced Product (Despo's Salsa)
» Green Advocate-Owner, Jim Funk

Sunset Mag

Hunt for the Best Burrito

Barbara Dembergh's letter got us into Sunset's Hunt for the Best Burrito article.  Read to the end till' you get to "Its a Wrap", where Despo's is also recognized for "Most eco-friendly joint".

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