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La Cuisine French Restaurant

48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
+1 352-433-2570
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“duck” (34 reviews)
“escargot” (28 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ambiance is lovely. The service and demeanor of staff is friendly and professional. The dinner menu was varied with something to please our varied tastes. The escargots, garlic confit, smoke calamari, were delicious. We enjoyed pork, beef, salmon and grouper-all superb. We have returned...More

Thank Vicky G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Truly delicious cuisine in a smaller intimate setting. Prices were reasonable and service was excellent.

Thank whippy40
Reviewed 3 days ago

Forgive me the bad pun and bad spelling above, but allow me to explain. The formal government name for France's capitol city is Ile de Paris, and that is exactly what the La Cuisine restaurant is: an Island of Paris in central Florida. We have...More

Thank oaktownboy_37
Reviewed 6 days ago

We thoroughly enjoy a dinner and evening at La Cuisine. The food was better than anyone could expect and the service matched the cuisine. We arrived early and enjoyed a cocktail before being seated. The bartender is definitely a professional as is the entire service...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here many times and the food is always awesome. The Eggs Meurette is one of the tastiest things I have ever encountered. This is not some snobby place, it is like down home friendly French food and they treat you like family.

Thank Laplumage
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Cuisine serves completely authentic French food, but does so in a manner that is neither pretentious nor intimidating. While menu items are listed in French, descriptions appear in English, making ordering straightforward and non-threatening. The servers are completely professional and courteous, offering both excellent...More

Thank J G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Am I aware that this fantastic restaurant is pricey? Yes, but it is wonderful. We went for our 16th anniversary and had a wonderful meal. The scallops and celery root dish is phenomenal and I would recommend it to anyone. The featured dessert that night...More

1  Thank jenkteuton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere and food. Both my friend and I have been to France a number of times and if you didn't know better you feel like you have been transported back there in time. It is a wonderful restaurant experience and is on our regular...More

1  Thank VaT R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a beautiful graduation celebration for my daughter at La Cuisine. From the wonderful people who confirmed (and helped me change) our reservation to the absolutely divine food and the amazing service, to the generous staff being able to accommodate last minute additions to...More

1  Thank Kimoreena
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere in a place run and operated by a French national. Authentic and great tasting meals that will not break your wallet. We will be back

1  Thank ll-iTravel-ll
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Robert G
May 29, 2017|
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Response from la-cuisine-ocala | Property representative |
Hello, we do have our own parking lot besides the restaurant.
Laura H
February 24, 2017|
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Response from Auntieknowsbest | Reviewed this property |
They did have foie gras the last time I was there. The entrees are country French, not Parisian French. So think stews and lamb shank.
Carol G
April 18, 2015|
Response from la-cuisine-ocala | Property representative |
Hi Carol, sorry for not responding earlier, we did not see your question before today. We do not take orders online so far but you can call us to place a to go order. As for the soup today we have an asparagus creamy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$35
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-433-2570
  • E-mail
Looking for a romantic escape, a quiet spot for a business lunch or dinner, a cozy place for a friend or family reunion? Or simply craving hearty, quality food and dedicated service? Located at the heart of beautiful downtown Ocala, La Cuisine with its unique French bistro atmosphere, award-winning menu alongside world-class food, full liquor bar and extensive selection of wines, is worth a closer look! Our specialties include Escargots in Garlic Butter, Traditional French Onion Soup, Beef Bourguignon, Braised Pork Shank in Honey Sauce, Duck a l' Orange, Free Range Chicken, Ratatouille and our genuinely authentic Creme Brulee, to mention just a few!
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