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Cucina Di Paolo

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1504 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705-2536
+1 208-345-7150
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11:00 - 19:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 12:00 - 18:00
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Boise
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lasagna is a family favorite. Had the New England clam chowder this afternoon and it was fantastic.

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Thank bradh549
Chandler, Arizona
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for lunch, a nice place to have a quick bite to eat. good price, but relative small, so be in time for a seat,

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Thank Hans J
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great mom and pop Italian restaurant. I could not decide on what to get because everything looked amazing! The service is great, and the owners love talking and getting to know everyone. I was just in town for 1 day, but I'll definitely be back here on my next trip!

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Thank Rachel H
Lewis Center, Ohio
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Ordered lasagna for takeout to take back to my hotel. The entree came with bread and a salad. Also ordered a piece of tiramisu to satisfy the sweet tooth. The restaurant is very small, but the owners do their very best make sure you are comfortable - it's obvious that they care about their food and customers. For my taste,... More 

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Thank AceBucki
Irvine, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stepped off the plane and wanted to grab a quick bite to eat before driving up to McCall. It's a little store front type place and we were not sure about it, decided to order and see how it turned out. Once our food was brought out and we dug in Veronica said "this is crazy good food!" We... More 

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Wyoming
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I pass Cucina Di Paolo daily, and admire the washing woman's changing outfits as holidays and seasons change. My first visit was well worth while. They specialize in homemade lasagnas and desserts. I ordered a traditional with a house salad and a cup of coffee, my partner ordered a weekly special of gnocchi in a mushroom sauce. The meals were... More 

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1 Thank Judah L
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This small restaurant is one of those rarities you only encounter a few times in your life. It's a place you gladly revisit because you know the food will always be unique and different. It's a place that brightens your mood. It's a place that is never dull, and that you relish intensely because it never disappoints you. It's one... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This restaurant was down the street from my hotel and easy to get to. I arrived in the middle of the day, between lunch and dinner and was very happy to find they were open and serving still. I had a delightful small salad with their blue cheese vinaigrette and the chicken meatballs and fettuccine. The food was spectacular! I'm... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with some friends, this place is awesome. Their watermelon gazpacho was outstanding and I could have had a gallon of it. Their pasta is very good as are their sandwiches. Wish I had a place like this near me. A must stop when in Boise

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Thank Kevin M
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

On our road trip west we accidentally found Cucina di Paolo and WOW! what a culinary experience. Paul & Mary Ann's outstanding Italian kitchen produces the best vegetable lasagna we've ever had. Paul is an amazing chef and Mary Ann is such fun and makes the most fabulous desserts. Wish we lived in Boise and could sample everything they cook.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?