The 1313 Club is an eating establishment located in the historic district of Wallace, Idaho. It mainly serves as a restaurant offering tasty menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Besides, it also serves as gathering place for functions and parties. The club has retained its historic significance as many of the original structures from 1891 survive to this day.
The segmentally arched windows and cast iron pillars is part of the folklore, which has also inspired numerous stories. Perhaps, one of the most interesting tales is how the place got its peculiar name. According to the legend, the place was build as a bar when Wallace was a Western outpost. As such, there were already 12 bars and 12 brothels in town, therefore the most convenient name for the new bar would be 1313.
Today, the place retains its unique atmosphere offering various delicacies overseen by the famous local chef, Darrell. For those interested in fine dining, the restaurant also offers a variety of domestic and international wine list. Without being too formal, the place is a busy hangout for kids and families, who are keen to order picnic lunch and menu tailor-made for outdoor enthusiasts.
What makes the place extra special is the fact that every building in Wallace is on the registry of historic places. As the Silver mining capital of the world, explorers, miners and adventure-seekers continue to visit this beautiful place at the foot of the Rocky Mountain. In fact, Wallace is also selected by various prominent news publications, such as Budget Travel, as the coolest small towns in America. If you are in Idaho, don't forget to visit the remarkable place.