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Cucina Di Paolo

1504 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705-2536
+1 208-345-7150
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1504 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705-2536
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location for friends to enjoy lunch while in Boise. Beautiful small establishment with a big flare for flavor. Perfect dining experience outside on the semi enclosed patio. A must stop while in town.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is possibly the best kept secret in Boise. A tiny restaurant with just a few tables, and some of the best Italian Food you are likely to find. Run by a Paul and MJ, an amazing couple who love working together, it's a favorite...More

Thank Cleon P
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Rarely do I give a restaurant 5 stars cause I save that distinction for places like this. I can't believe it's been there for 13 years and I can only hope it owners will be there another 13. Everything we had was really good, even...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch today at this restaurant. Drove by in the morning on my way to work and decided to have lunch on the way back. My meal was excellent. Would love to return.

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Yesterday, we enjoyed the absolute best sausage/mushroom lasagna ever! I can cook, however this was Lasagna perfection! Stop what you’re doing and go there as fast as you can; you will not be disappointed! Tiny place, but take it to go. They will even make...More

Thank HappyCouple70
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Our family held a rehearsal dinner in late September. Chef Paul created a custom meal for 14. This restaurant is very small and with a staff of three they perform foodie miracles everyday. The meals they create are above extraordinary but the secret they share...More

2  Thank Ken B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This charming little place has amazing food and wonderful owners. We stopped in for dinner with friends and had an excellent time. The owners are helpful and funny. They interact with customers all through the meal, making sure water glasses remain full and the food...More

1  Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Really great, homemade Italian in an odd location. I took my daughter and granddaughters and had an amazing plate with snow crab and marscapone cheese, a fresh salad and fresh bread. We had a lasagna and two desserts. The owners were attentive and fast to...More

Thank wswope
Reviewed 19 October 2017

It had been a couple of years since we had been to Cucina Di Paolo but we won't make that mistake again. This is a very small restaurant on Vista Ave but don't let the size fool you the are our favorite Italian (and probably...More

1  Thank dd83686
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It's an incredible food experience. The best you can find in Idaho. So much flavor and love put into their food. Forget chain restaurants...this is it!

Thank dailywaves
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1504 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705-2536
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-345-7150
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