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La Cucina Italian Grill

1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
+1 910-579-9777
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went there on a Saturday night not knowing you needed a reservation. The person who greeted us asked us to wait a minute and he would recheck. We were seated within 5 minutes! The food we had was above delicious. My...More

Thank OSuzyQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly miffed based on all reviews. Food was very sub par. Service sub par. You can go to Carraba's or any chain and get this type of meal. If the breaded veal for the Veal Saltimbocca was not frozen right out of the box, I'll...More

Thank 560brad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant for the first time last night. In an area where seafood restaurants dominate, this place is the shining star! For true Italien food, this small restaurant obviously takes great pride in the quality and presentation of their plates....More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town on business and decided to try this place after reading the reviews. Since everyone mentioned it was a small place, I decided to call in my order and take back to my hotel. The food was ready as promised. I added...More

Thank Lorraine J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is hard to find good restaurants in a small beach town, but this one stands out for sure! Make a reservation as space is limited The chef takes pride in the ingredients and the end result is obvious The seafood dishes are fresh and...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here several times and are never disappointed. I chose to have my birthday dinner there this year. I had a spinach ravioli with chicken special that was delicious. Highly recommend the fried calamari-- some of the best I've ever had!

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had not eaten at La Cucina in probably the last two years. On a whim, we went for dinner Tuesday evening. We had forgotten how good it is. The food, the service, the entire experience was wonderful. We live in a...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this eatery. Waitstaff attentive, efficient and knowledgeable. It's so refreshing to eat where the staff wants to be there and act as if they really care if you are enjoying your meal. I highly encourage giving this a try, you...More

Thank chodges43
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We ate at La Cucina for our anniversary dinner and it was amazing. My husband ordered the calamari steak and said it was delicious. I had the chicken ala vodka and it was wonderful. I forgot to ask for a different noodle, so it came...More

Thank Theresa P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you are looking for "authentic Italian", go to Little Italy. If you are looking for a break from seafood while at the beach, La Cucina is a very good option.

Thank Dave B
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7 July 2015|
Response from ti2m | Reviewed this property |
I haven't tried all 15 but it is the best we have tried so far.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sunset Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9777
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