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All 14 Marcoola Restaurants

Cucina Al Mare

12 Merchants Parade | Town of Sea Side, Marcoola, Queensland 4564, Australia
+61 7 5450 5308
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Ranked #4 of 14 Restaurants in Marcoola
Price range: $8 - $29
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Cucina Al Mare Italian Restaurant & Wine bar is a fully licensed restaurant located in the beautiful town of Sea Side in Marcoola. Our seasonal menu features traditional Italian cuisine such as Vitello Scolloppini, Arosto Zucca Risotto, hand made gourmet pizzas and pastas & a wine list of hand selected wines at near bottle shop prices. Gluten free & vegatarian options available. BYO POLICY Although we are FULLY LICENSED we have a BYO policy that allows guests to bring that special bottle of wine, however a wine service fee of $10 per bottle opened will be applied.
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English first
Yandina, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Went there two years ago and was fantastic, this time we all felt sick afterward and food was very average. Such a shame as it was a good restaurant previously. We won't be going back.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Had a lovely dinner. Food was fine. (though did find out that one of us was sick the next day). My complaint is that the corkage is $10 per bottle! We were a table of 4 & was hit by a $30 corkage fee. This is outrageous for the Sunny Coast. Won't be heading back anytime soon. Food was good,... More 

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Jarrad W, Owner at Cucina Al Mare, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at Cucina Al Mare. We work very hard and being our lively hood it is important we receive great feed back. Being a 'fully licensed' restaurant we do not advertise or offer BYO, however we do have a very strict BYO policy which still allows our wonderful guests the opportunity to bring that 'special' bottle of... More 

Mooloolaba, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We recently had dinner here on Saturday night. The food was amazing. While we ate, the restaurant became extremely busy but this did not slow down the friendly staff. I had read some mixed reviews so was not expecting too much, but it seems the new owners have taken some of the criticisms on board and are now running a... More 

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Australia Sunshine Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My boyfriend and I came to Cucina on a Saturday night, was a beautiful night. The food was spot on. Both eye fillets were cooked to perfection and the service was great. Will be returning!

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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Group of six went to this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend who raved about how good it was. All six of us were disappointed firstly by the very poor service and secondly by the average food. The things that disappointed us were: - No water brought to the table - We had to get up and grab some... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A better experience with food on the second visit. First time put us off, but I am very forgiving. Service needs polishing. Hopefully it's a case of finding their feet being new, they do have a hard act to follow.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Heard about a little restaurant in marcoola and thought I would give it a try. Ordered the steak, didn't take for it to come out and when I cut into it the knife just sliced straight through. Cooked to perfection. Thanks for the great meal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a great little restaurant tucked away in Marcoola. We ordered the pizza which was fresh and delicious! Other guests ordered steak which looked amazing. The service was fantastic and per the other comments the owner was kind enough to introduce herself also. We didn't wait long for our food either. Very reasonably priced with an extensive takeaway menu... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Living in Buderim, this restaurant is somewhat off of the beaten track for us. But after being recommended by friends of ours, it was definitely worth it. Alfresco dining with a nice ambience and a sea breeze. We were surprised by the previous review as this definitely was not our experience. The food was lovely - gnocchi very fresh with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Despite being new owners, I could'nt fault the food. My steak was cooked to perfection. Our waiter was fantastic & the owner cared enough to introduce herself, had a chat & was very welcoming. Im excited to see the new changes & will still make it a regular dining experince. Well done guys 👍

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Additional Information about Cucina Al Mare

Address: 12 Merchants Parade | Town of Sea Side, Marcoola, Queensland 4564, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5450 5308
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Marcoola
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 29
Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar

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