Cooking with love

Cucina di Paolo!


We are seating on the patio only for now. To help us expedite your order, please call ahead and we will have it ready when you arrive. We will allow only up to 4 people in the building at a time so when you arrive, if there are that many people inside, please wait a moment and we will be right with you. Thank you for your continued support and we will do our best to serve you and your families in these crazy, uncertain times.

Best Regards!  We are currently takeing pre-orders for the Betty Calendar for 2020. Please tell everyone as this year's proceeds will benefit the Women's and Children's Alliance.
Paul and Mary Jean


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).