From Italy to America: Celebrating National Lasagna Day

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Italian fare has evolved into a staple of the American restaurant, menu, and dinner table. This dish has been on Italian tables for generations, different and distinctly-prepared depending on the region that you visit. While lasagna has changed, it remains a popular favorite that never fails to satisfy the taste-buds of the entire family. Continue reading

The History of Spaghetti Bolognese

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A significant number of tourists usually focus their Italy travels on the watery city of Venice, the old city of Rome and around the historic, artistic and beautiful town of Florence. While others would love to spend some time drinking wine in Tuscany’s rolling hills, very few would want to head to Bologna. However, this narrative is changing thanks to the broad range of culinary options that the city of Bologna guarantees. Continue reading

Italian Cuisine and Wine Pairing Guide

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Mountain View Italian Restaurant Explains Wine Pairing with Italian Food

When you decide to indulge with Italian food, you have to include wine; but not just any wine. Cucina Venti is a Mountain View Italian restaurant well known for delicious Italian cuisine and wine from across the globe. Here are some of our pairing tips for choosing the best Italian dishes to complement the wine you like most. Continue reading

Italian Food for Thought: A Short History of Ravioli

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Our Italian Restaurant Dishes on the History of RaviolI

Ravioli is an authentic Italian cuisine,  popular for its unique shape and rich taste. In fact, the delicious recipes of classic Italian ravioli have become quite popular across the world, especially in the U.S. In honor of National Ravioli Day on March 20, we’re sharing some sweet (and savory) facts about Ravioli Pasta. Continue reading

Italian Winter Cuisine – The Perfect Comfort Food

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When the weather is cool and wet in the Bay Area, few things are more appealing than warm, hearty food. Planning and preparing such meals every night is a lot of work, however. That is why winter dining in a beautiful restaurant is so inviting. Let us create the experience while you enjoy the company of your family and friends. Whether you seek a satisfying business lunch or a relaxing dinner with loved ones, the delicious Italian fare at Cucina Venti is perfect for this time of the year. Continue reading

The Italian History Behind Valentine’s Day

Italian Restaurant, Mountain View Valentine's Day romantic dinner menuToday, we associate Valentine’s Day with romance, but the origins of this day had little to do with floral bouquets and candy hearts. The stories vary, but the events that led to marking the occasion had to do with more serious events involving Roman emperors and a local priest named Valentine. Continue reading

Join Us for Valentine’s Day Week!

Share a special experience with your loved one on Valentine’s Day!

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Valentine’s Day

4 course pre fixe menu starting at $75 per person.

To accommodate all guest reservations. Dinner seating and menu will start at 4:00 PM and we have extended our hours of operation. Allowing last seating at 9:45 PM.

In consideration of everyone’s Valentines Day celebration, we will be honoring reservations up to 15 min late. If guest do not contact us in the event they are running late, the reservation will be marked a No-Show and charged accordingly.

Valentines Day No-Show Policy: $75 per person