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Cucina di Paolo!

Happy January Everyone!! We are back and enjoyed a refreshing break but now let's get back to business as we look forward to serving you in 2020!!

As always, thank you for your support!



Lunch Menu


Phone: (208) 345-7150


1504 Vista Ave.

(Between Kootenai & Overland

Boise, Idaho 83706 USA

Lunch menu

Call ahead to 345-7150 and we will have your lunch ready and waiting for you!
Soup du Jour  :  Cup $3.25   Bowl $5.75
(Served with fresh baguette or roasted garlic bread)
Soup and Salad Combo:  A cup of soup and house salad  
Soup and 1/2 Sandwich Combo: A cup of soup and a 1/2 sandwich of the day. (Ask Paul or Mary Jean about the sandwich)  
Dressings: Cucina House Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese Vinaigrette,
 Peppercorn Ranch, 1,000 Island, or Caesar.  
(All salads served with oven roasted garlic bread)
The Cucina House Salad:  Romaine lettuce and other mixed greens tossed in our own vinaigrette with tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, red onions and fresh parmesan.
Small $3.95  /  Large  $7.95

The Classic Caesar:  Tossed and chopped romaine lettuce with tomatoes, cucumbers in our own Caesar dressing with fresh shredded parmesan cheese.
Small  $3.95  (Add anchovies $0.75  /  Chicken  $1.00
Large  $7.95  (Add anchovies $1.25  /  Chicken  $1.50

Insalata Caprese:  Fresh tomato and mozzarella salad with basil pesto, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar and seasoned with kosher salt and freshly ground pepper.
Small $6.25  /  Large  $10.95

The Cucina Cobb:  Chopped romaine and other mixed greens topped with fresh tomato, bleu cheese crumbles, olives, oven roasted turkey and avocado slices served with your choice of dressing.
Small  $8.95  /  Large $10.95
Served with your choice of a cup of soup or small house salad
The Chicken Bruschetta:  A grilled breast of chicken sliced thin and topped with a marinated roasted tomato bruschetta, fresh mozzarella, lettuce, tomato with pesto aioli.

The Cucina Caprese Sandwich:  Fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, lettuce and basil pesto on a french demi baguette served with a side of balsamic vinaigrette.

Grilled Brie & Merlot Wine Jelly Sandwich: Triple creme danish brie and merlot wine jelly on grilled crostini's.

Old Favorites
The Crispy Chicken BLT  $10.95
The Cucina Rueben $10.95
The Chicken Caesar Wrap $9.25
(All served with sauce bechamel and fresh parmesan cheese.
We make 14 different varieties and offer our four most popular lasagnes
 by the piece for lunch, they are served with a fresh green salad and garlic bread).
             Italian Sausage:  Flavorful and not too spicy
                                Traditional: Made with ground chuck and Italian Sausage
                             Chicken & Spinach: All breast meat with fresh spinach
                                          Chunky Vegetable:  Summer squash, spinach and mushrooms
For those who enjoy it, we do it well.  All served with your choice of a small house salad or Caesar salad.  Add a dollop of sour cream.

Don't forget to take a look at Mary Jean's dessert case while your lunch is being prepared, but be forewarned few can resist trying some after they've taken a peek).