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Cucina di Paolo!


We will be closed July 3rd and 4th in observation of Independence Day. As always, thank you for your continued support and have a great 4th of July!


Best Regards,

Paul and Mary Jean


Weekly Specials


Phone: (208) 345-7150


1504 Vista Ave.

(Between Kootenai & Overland

Boise, Idaho 83706 USA



Tues.-Friday 11am-7pm

Sat. 12pm-6pm

Closed on Sunday and Monday

Regular Weekly Specials:
The following 8 items are  time tested specials that we have on a regular basis.
*Chicken Fior: A breast of chicken stuffed with proscuitto, spinach and mozzarella and served over pasta with a tomato ragu.
*Chicken Parmigianna: Parmesan crusted chicken medallions served over pasta with tomato ragu.
*3 Sausage Fettucine: Three different sausages combined in our house made tomato ragu simmered slowly and served over eggwide fettucine.
*Chipotle Meatloaf: Either in a dinner form with Potatoes Au Gratin or in a sandwich form. Either way--you win!
*Eggplant Parmiagianna: Parmesan crusted eggplant served over pasta with tomato ragu.
*Baked Mac and Cheese: Tender Ziti Pasta in our 4 cheese sauce baked slowly! Yes!
*Chicken Penne Gorgonzola: Tender morsels of chicken in a creamy gorgonzola cheese sauce with penne pasta.
*Espresso-Cocoa Rubbed Pork Tenderloin With Wild Mushroom Demi-Glace and Potatoes Au Gratin 
*Quiche du Jour:Wild Mushroom and 4 Cheese                                                                                                   
  **Please note that Betty The Washer Woman's 4th of July was made and presented by:
________________________Betty Jo Evans___________________________________
                                                             FOR THE WEEK OF: 7/17-7/21
**Creamy Clam  Linguine
**Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce   
**3 Cheese Tortellini with Smoked Salmon
**Chicken and Mozzarella Ravioli in Garlic Cream Sauce
** Kobe Beef and Sausage Meatballs over Linguine
**Snow Crab and Mascarpone Ravioli in Garlic Cream Sauce
**Pan Seared Halibut Fillet over Creamy Linguine

**Chicken and Bacon Perlini(Pillows) in Garlic Cream Sauce
**Linguine Bolognese

**Fresh Oregon Bay Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Caprese Salad

**Blue Crab and Shrimp Po' Boy Sandwich

**Espresso and Cocoa Rubber Pork Loin Chop

**Pan Seared Atlantic Diver Scallops over Linguine
*Please call ahead and check to see if we may have run out of some of the above specials.We just never know what flies out of here first. 345-7150
Sandwiches and Salads(In addition to Regular Lunch Menu Items):
*Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad
*Grilled Pacific Cod Sandwich on Croissant
*Chicken Parmesan Caesar Salad
*Grilled Tuna Melt on Croissant
Gluten Free Items:
 *Select Fish or Other Seafood Items
*Gluten Free Lasagna(Call Ahead Please)
*Penne Rigate with Your Choice of Ingredients
*This Weeks Soups Are:
Tuesday: Cream of Sherried Mushroom
Friday: New England and Manhattan Clam Chowder 
Saturday:Chowders Continued
M.J's Dessert Specials for This Week: 
*Triple Chocolate Raspberry Fudge Cake
*Almond Croissant Bread Pudding
*Almond Tart

*Butter Pecan Cheesecake

*Fresh Peach and Strawberry Turnovers
*Better Than It Cake 

*Layered Lemon Delight

*Carrot Cake

*Chocolate Chip Layered Dessert

*Rhurbarb Upside Down Cake

*Boston Cream Pie

*Red Velvet Parfaits