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“Excellent food!” 5 of 5 stars
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Cafe Vicino
808 W Fort St, Boise, ID 83702-5525
208-472-1463
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Ranked #26 of 665 Restaurants in Boise
Price range: $8 - $35
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 8th Street
Transit: Bus stop is located on Fort Street between 8th and 9th streets.
Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Dined on the outside patio, had an amazing appetizer: Gorgonzola-Stuffed Figs
basil & prosciutto, with local honey, absolutely loved it.
Then I had the oven-roasted Alaskan Halibut with cheese-filled ravioli, cherry tomatoes, caper brown butter sauce.
And I could not stay away from an amazing dessert: mascarpone cream with berries and a mint sauce.
If you want great food in a restaurant that would stand out even in Italy, where I'm from go there!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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55 reviews from our community

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English first
San Jose, California
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 70 cities Reviews in 70 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“"OK"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Yes unfortunately one of those middle of the road experiences. The food WAS good, the service"ok", the atmosphere "ok" but you left thinking or wishing there was just that little bit more to it.Maybe it was just post-labor day blues?

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Boise, Idaho
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Good food, easy atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Very tasty food, lots of wines to choose from. Service is laid back. Love the choices since I am not a huge meat eater, a little meat and a lot of veggies are great with me. The squash soup was very tasty, not sweet and full of spices.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Truckee, California
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177 reviews 177 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

I travel to Boise, ID quite a bit for business. cafe Vicino is one of my favorites. I usually go there every other month. Good food, good service, fair price, large portions. Pretty decent wine list for a small restaurant. I have only had dinner there. It may be open for lunch.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Palm Desert, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Consistently Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We eat at Cafe Vicino frequently when we are in Boise and it has never disappointed. Great service, delicious meals and nice atmosphere.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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