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For 2
Date
Fri, 2/23
Time
7:00 PM
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Bella Aquila

4.5
834 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Good for Anniversaries (34)
  • Special Occasion (33)
  • Romantic (32)
Bella Aquila is a “ristorante romantico” with linens on the tables along with fresh flowers. The most beautiful patio in the entire Treasure Valley overlooks the North branch of the Boise River and is framed by two large rock fountains. Dress up and have a romantic dining experience with your special somebody or have a casual meal with friends or family. Private dining available for groups up to 50 people, inside or out. Italian cuisine featuring house made pastas, sauces, breads and desserts prepared with the freshest local products available. Our Menu is a blend of traditional dishes from all over Italy as well as some twists and local flavors. We keep things interesting by offering seasonal, monthly and daily specials to highlight our culinary team’s imagination and skills. Our delicious food is complimented by a wine list that brings some of the best that Idaho, the Pacific Northwest, California and Italy offer.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday: 11:30pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - Close, Sunday: 3:30pm - Close; Brunch: Sunday 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(208) 938-1900
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Kylan McKee
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Catering
No offsite catering is offered at this time. We do accommodate large to go orders. With advanced ordering we also offer full pan and half pan orders of most of our dinner menu items for pick up.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Eagle Rd & Rivershore Ln
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Parking details
Plenty of free parking surrounds Rivershore Place, the home of Bella Aquila. Turn off of Eagle Road at the signal on Rivershore Lane then left into our parking lot.
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Public transit
Public transit has stops within a short walk of Bella Aquila.
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Entertainment
Local talent is highlighted on our beautiful patio overlooking the Boise River. Contact the restaurant for more information regarding scheduled live entertainment.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 834 People Are Saying
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4.3
service
4.4
ambience
4.2
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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TaylorM 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Decided to go here on a date night, glad we did! The drinks were amazing and the food was even better. Servers were extremely professional. Will go back any chance we get.

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OpenTable Diner (Boise)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

My favorite place for Italian food. Ive gone many times and the food and service is always amazing.

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JohnD 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

GREAT SERVICE . FOOD WAS GOOD . WINE WAS FANTASTIC , WE WRE FIRST SEATED CLOSE TO FRONT DOOR BUT ASKED TO MOVE AND THEY WERE ABLE TO MOVE US EVEN TOUGH IT WAS BUSY . I REALLY ENJOYED IT .

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SurpriseMe (Boise)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

One of our favorites. Simply AWESOME. Favorites are the arrabiatta, canopies, and the lamb.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Best date night restaurant in Eagle. We have been here many times and it never disappoints. Outdoor dining is fun riverside in the warmer summer months. Indoor dining is cozy and comfortable. Halibut is a favorite. Seasonal dessert specials when available are always outstanding.

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HungryDude 
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

The smoked ravioli was good. The sea bass special was really good.

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ScottC 
2.0  Dined 7 days ago

Dined on Friday night, 02/16. Delayed Valentines dinner . Had a 6:30 reservation. Seated immediately back by the window. Was greeted and given water right away. Sat for a few minutes- no server greeted us - but two servers each working on both sides of us- both of whom had to have seen us there unattended. Ten minutes passed- still no one. It was now 6:45, so we decided we would leave since we had hit the 15 minute mark - but I chose to go the hostess stand and see if we had a server. While I was there, Mallory came to our table- then came and got me - was very apologetic and got us started. She did a great job from then on out- offering us a free dessert for the poor start. Said there was a new hostess and a server mixup . Ordered a bottle of wine, an appetizer, salad and entrees. My wife ordered the gorgonzola ribeye- wanted just a little pink - Mallory suggested medium well- but was going to note to have a little pink. The baked scallops were delicious - outstanding sauce. The ribeye was very well done to the extent that the edges were charred and curled-and certainly no pink. She gladly took it back - had it recooked. Replacement much better- but more towards rare. She brought a crème brulee- comped as promised. Never a visit from a manager as I would expect for either the long wait or a disappointing entrée. Had gone based on a recommendation - but wont return for a while to try again.

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MichaelMorrow (Boise)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Had our 12 year anniversary on feb 15th. Mike was our waiter. Food was incredible. Cocktails were amazing. Host and waiter were awesome. We want to come back!!!

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GlennK (Boise)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

My Chicken Parm was served cool and rather dry. However, it seemed to be overcooked.
My wife's meal was the same. The taste was nothing to brag about. Sauces were provided with great moderation.
I microwaved the leftovers and added some liquid. It was much better.
We have eaten here three times and thought it was great. This visit was the day after Valentine's day, was the Chef on vacation? Great places are great every day. Waiter seemed to be confused.

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kalaki (Boise)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Was here for Valentines Day; ordered chicken piccata, it was delish; but the side dishes that came with it; barely visible so tiny were stone cold. When I mentioned it to the waiter; the response was "the kitchen is struggling tonight"....my husbands pasta was very good as was the salad we split. I thought the two sides with the chicken could've been more generous for $20. Not sure I'll come back; this is the 2nd time we've tried them for a special occasion; first time I got the completely wrong dish; I ate it but no offer of a complimentary dessert....

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OpenTable Diner (Boise)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines dinner special was delicious and service was great! Will definitely come again.

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vipMocha61 (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Wonderful food, excellent service—one of our favorite spots!

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RobertP (Boise)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Would have scored higher but it was Valentine's Day and VERY busy - which created a rather large time gap between drinks and courses. Been there before without that issue.

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OpenTable Diner (Boise)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Our waitress was less than informative. She did not explain the menu change for the holiday, other than there would be no substitutions. When the food came is was appeared as if it was mass produced and cold. We had a mediocre steak, something that resembled vegetables and cold mashed potatoes We will not be back.

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VickiS (Boise)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Delicious dinner. My grilled salmon was cooked perfectly. My husband had the chicken piccata—also good. We enjoyed a great bowl of gumbo which was part of their special Mardi Gras menu. This restaurant is a gem!

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DerekC (Boise)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I reserved a table for two. We arrived 30 min early. The table was set and ready to go with all the desired asked for items. Very pleased with service and the food was even better.

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OpenTable Diner (Boise)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and service.

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OpenTable Diner (Boise)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

We live dining at Bella Aquila! The service and food are always top shelf and dining outdoors a long the river is an unmatched experience in the Treasure Valley!

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Scovall (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Our go-to restaurant that always guarantees a great meal.

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OpenTable Diner (Boise)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Wonderful dinner. Our server Nick was very attentive. The Ambience is very relaxing and the food selection is quite extentive. Both of our Mills had such great flavor and the appetizers were amazing

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