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La Cucina Italian Grill

1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
+1 910-579-9777
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (27 reviews)
“bread” (62 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
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11 - 20 of 346 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Nice atmosphere and helpful staff, although the food was a little slow in coming out. The chicken parmesan was a little small but very tasty.

Thank Mkbigcat
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had read some reviews and decided to give it a try. It was a cold and rainy night so we lucked out and got a seat. During peak season, you need to call for a reservation ahead of time as it is small. From...More

Thank jcottone
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Every entree I have ever had in this restaurant has been excellent! Service has been great! Can't say enough good things...would highly recommend!

Thank doris g
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We visited La Cucina Italian Grill for the first time on a busy Labor Day evening and were treated to excellent meals and outstanding service. This restaurant has an extensive menu and limited seating so calling ahead is certainly recommended. I enjoyed the Lasagna while...More

Thank Paulwiehn
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great luncheon spot. Sliced Ciabatta bread with garlic fresh from the oven graces your table. Lasagna with salad excellent. meatball parm sandwich delish. Vintage Sinatra playing in the background. Great food with service matching. What more can one ask for? And, then, there are the...More

Thank Bababooeytoyouall
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant really surprised me. I noticed the "Reservations Suggested" sign on the door but it was rainy and we were under a tropical storm watch so I'm thinking at that point, I might be ok without the reservation. They did ask but took me...More

Thank saundrao656
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Don't let the location or exterior fool you. This is legit Italian dining experience. Be sure to call ahead. Seated promptly by Mark our server we enjoyed great music and specialty cocktails. The salad was fresh and crisp with a chunky blue cheese dressing. Main...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Good food, but felt rushed. Service was good, but we felt that they wanted us out to free up the table.

Thank Mauro S
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We ate there last night. The food and service were great. The kids meals were perfect. The adult meals were wonderful. I had the special, Italian Sausage and calamari served over pasta with a spicey sauce. My wife had the Italian Sausage with a white...More

Thank JefF123111
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is my favorite restaurant in the area and we came back again to celebrate my daughters wedding anniversary. There were 6 of us and we were seated promptly and given their delicious garlic bread. Our waitress Cybil was very friendly, cordial and gave us...More

Thank Chris E
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Questions & Answers
10 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from OSuzyQ | Reviewed this property |
Yes, for dinner. Remember that places close a bit earlier around here.
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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