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La Cuisine French Restaurant

48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
+1 352-433-2570
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (28 reviews)
“duck” (31 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 3 weeks ago

We felt like we were in a Paris Bistro. Everything from the decor to the bar to the food evoked France. Very warm and inviting atmosphere - oh, did I mention that the food was to die for? We had Escargot and Diver Scallops as...More

1  Thank Art75N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today Pam and I took her Sister Pat to La Cuisine for brunch. I love the Escargot which I have everytime I go. We all had a version of Eggs Benedict, I had the more traditional version, english muffin, fresh spinach, pork belly and a...More

Thank chrisv1960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter,sister and I went on Sunday for brunch. My sister had the quiche and a salad, I had the French Toast with seasonal berries, while my daughter had two eggs over crisp bacon belly with roasted potatoes. Everything was delicious! We had an amazing...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a small Great place for quiet dinner! Excellent service and better good. One of my top five in Ocala.

Thank fuertes123
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We made reservations and had a wonderful quiet table in the back room. Dinner was fabulous, I had special rack of lamb perfectly prepared and nicely presented. Others had the filet minion which melted in your mouth. Oh and the French onion soup is terrific.

Thank chagresjim
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My friend and both ate at this restaurant for lunch. The restaurant is small with fixed hours of service, and extremely clean. We arrived about 30 minutes after opening and the service help were pleasant and immediately seated up. The lunch menu was limited in...More

Thank 421Bill
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Four of us had dinner at LaCuisine. Very nice wine list. The fish du jour, striped bass, was excellent. Our friends raved about their lamb chops. Perfect portions so we had room for delicious dessert. The owner introduced himself and asked how our meal was....More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 24 February 2018

A very special restaurant in Ocala. I had eaten lunch here a few times and kept telling my husband how wonderful it was. He suggested we go there for our anniversary. We did and he LOVED it. Said it was the "nicest" restaurant we've been...More

Thank Kathleen917
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We had dinner last night and it was fantastic. We split an order of great escargot, I had the Bourguignon Beef which was very good but could have been a little hotter my date had the fish special which was delightful. I especially liked the...More

Thank ndally
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The service continues to disappoint. The appetizers came before we finished the amuse-bouche. The bread came after the appetizers. I had to ask twice for the salt. Service was polite but just not up to standards for an $89 per person prix fixe. The menu...More

Thank mrsnibs
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Robert G
29 May 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
24 February 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
18 April 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
Child-friendly, Groups, 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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