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La Cucina Italian Grill

1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
+1 910-579-9777
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (66 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Best Italian restaurant I have been to in years. Great friendly staff and great food. If I am driving threw this area, I will make a 50 mile detour just to eat there again.

Thank wmcmasters
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Why travel to Italy--real quality Italian food and premium service can be found in North Carolina? This place is the real deal from appetizers like Saucy Shrimp through to Stuffed Sea Shells Bolognaise--made with filet mignon. Inexpensive, top flight service and pleasant surroundings, complete the...More

Thank TXDavid937
Reviewed April 15, 2017

If you haven't tried La Cucina---you should. The menu is quite large, the food is excellent, and the waiters' are the best. But be warned. This is a very popular restaurant, especially with the locals. It is quite small and reservations are recommended. The eggplant...More

Thank cchtoo
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Dinner with three ladies, (wife, mother-in-law, and sister in law). Made reservations. Probably not necessary. Great service. Big portions of food. Not quite North Eastern Italian standard, but very good. Ordered desserts to go. Would return.

Thank RAFincher
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Everything on the menu is delicious including the bar drinks! We go there every chance we get. Friendly helpful service, clean, good prices, interesting dining room, and easy to find.

Thank Margo444
Reviewed March 3, 2017

The wife and I have a great time sitting at the tiny bar. We enjoyed the moderately priced cocktails in addition to the large portioned pasta dishes. The wait staff was attentive and showed their appreciation for our business...we'll definitely return and this is a...More

Thank NoVABill
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Good food great service, we ate here for Valentines and the food was excellent! They even gave me a rose for the occasion.

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We had not eaten here in a couple of years, but had always enjoyed the food; this time not so much. The service left much to be desired. The menus and food were literally tossed at us. We ordered a fried calamari appetizer for starters...More

2  Thank Lowcountry7
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is our go to place when we want "good" Italian food and don't want to travel too far. Every dish that I ever have had here has been very good. Their Specials are usually outstanding for the evening. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The bread was excellent, the spagetti and meatballs was ordered by two of us and both really enjoyed the meal and the left-overs. The other person ordered a chicken dish that we all tasted and it too was a hit! With plenty for 2-3 at...More

Thank tarheelrider
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Brian H
March 3, 2018|
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Response from kjmarks57 | Reviewed this property |
IT would be best to contact the restaurant directly. The group of (about 16 people) I took to La Cucina was seated at 2 tables, side by side. We went at lunch time.
November 10, 2017|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, for dinner. Remember that places close a bit earlier around here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sunset Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9777
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