Italianesque

1338 N Galleria Dr, Nampa
(208) 996-9464

Recent Reviews

Brenda Haight

Oh my goodness...sooooo good! Can't wait to go back. Had the spicy Mac and Cheese, which had a good amount of heat. Wonderful experience. ?

Dar B

All I can say is fabulous!! Wonderful homemade food and every detail was thought of. We ordered coffee with dessert after our tasty meal and they brought us a pot of French press coffee with a little pitcher of heavy whipping cream. No restaurant does this. This was impressive to say the least. Simple but so much thought. Most times you have to request heavy whipping cream for the coffee and most times the coffee is just okay. Well done. Keep up the good work and we will be telling everyone about this place. ?

Nick V

Excellent food, excellent staff! The spicy Mac and cheese is amazing! Definitely check this place out! You won't be disappointed!

Thom “Magnak” Nelson

Top to bottom a 5 star experience. The cheesy bread is by far the best cheesy bread in the Treasure Valley. The Bolognese was superb. The quality of their home made noodles is worth more then they charge for them. Save room for dessert too. One bit of advice, call ahead for a reservation. This place is popular and for good reason. Easily a top 5 Italian restaurant in the Treasure Valley. Instantly one of my favorites.

Pedee Ewing

Outstanding. Authentic. Quality. Its a smaller establishment with a very family kind of feel. The atmosphere is not fast, nor should it be. I enjoyed the experience but the food was on a different level. I kept shaking my head because I couldn't understand how it could taste so good. Appetizer was the burrata promodoro with the best facasha bread. We all got something different. The seafood pasta with shrimps sausage and salmon was outstanding. The noodles are home made. This isn't for gluten free people and thats ok. The lasagna was absolutely the best I've ever had in my life. The special was mushrooms shell pasta and sausage also very good. The flavors are authentic and made deliberately with flavor. This food takes time and isn't cheep so be prepared to get what you pay for. Slow down enjoy the best Italian you've had in idaho.

Chelsea C.

So happy we found this gem! The food is absolutely bomb and made with lots of love, not your average Italian! What we loved even more than the food, was the personality! This place is family owned and operated. Dad is cooking, mom is running the show and serving and the son is serving and making sure all is well. We were in town for a week and went twice. Can't beat the delish food and the staff is top notch. You feel like you're at home and we had a great banter, funny chat with them. We both dished out some funnies and they gave it right back. Loved the fun loving vibe! Had some awesome food and had some good laughs. We loved the experience and will be back again for sure!!!!

Denise F.

Just went to get dinner early 4:30 was warmly greeted and told all tables were reserved but we could have a table outside which was great! She asked Aaron to seat us he made some remark to her and she responded I know that. He then approached us and said just so you know ti have all these tables ahead you so it's gonna take awhile. Needless to say we left, maybe he should take some lessons to the lady that greeted us and be welcoming to your customers!

John S.

Plain building in a business park but the food is excellent and the service is very good. Family owned. Opened just before the covid-19 pandemic hit us in 2019.

Andy P.

Staff was very friendly. Only have about 8 tables so recommend reservations. Tele sanya was excellent and the Mac and cheese with Bacon was awesome! Did someone say bacon? They definitely did not scrimp on it! Clean tables. Very cozy and homy. Or even have a couch and coffee table in the corner. Definitely 5 stars will definitely go back many more times to try everything on the menu!

Shelby M.

I work just down the street and have had quite a few people tell me how great this place was, so today my husband and I stopped in. Everything was delicious from appetizer to entree. Very friendly service too. I recommend a reservation, we definitely will next time!

Jackie H

Went there for. the first time with friends and we all ordered something different. We shared a bite of each dish and there were all amazing. This is authentic Italian food served in a home style setting. We will definitely go back and I urge you to try it, you won't be disappointed.

Mary Shaw

We had lunch at Italianesque today. It was so good. At first the Portions looked small, but it was so rich and delicious it was the perfect amount. I had the gluten free pasta with Alfredo and my guy had the spicy Mac and cheese. They came with a nice side salad and he had a nice piece of bread with his. Highly recommended by two foodies.

Karen A D.

Delicious and homemade Italian food. Very attentive and friendly service. Servings are big, so you can share or enjoy leftovers the next day, which I was a fan of! We had the artichoke dip special (fresh and cheesy!) and then the lasagna and the pappardelle Bolognese (both great!) Next time I will try the spicy mac and cheese! We loved that it was a family owned business and they support local farmers, meat markets, wineries, etc. Can't wait to be back! Super homey ambiance for a family dinner or a date, highly recommend.

Andrea Vance

This restaurant is the best kept secret everyone needs to know about!Absolutely the best homemade pasta in the entire Treasure Valley! With amazing flavors in every artfully crafted dish!It is so rare to find an exceptional place you can bring anyone to and all will leave happy!Completely unpretentious with the most exceptional flavors that tantalize the nose from the moment you enter the front door!To the “1 Star” review that never even ate the food… when you didn’t plan ahead and arrived at a reserved dinning room because people love this place, you should have ordered and taken a lovely meal home. This special place books out BECAUSE OF it’s AMAZING food.So FOR EVERYONE ELSE… on the weekend be sure to call in for a reservation. And if you are craving Italian last minute then just call for takeout!!Photos: Tratole Pesto… with added grilled vegetables!

Tairex Clayton

Reminds me of the trattorias I loved in Europe. Absolutely sensational food and I loved the atmosphere. The excellent portions, vintage service ware, and location make for a very light and pleasant lunch experience.

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