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25 Macdonell, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
(519) 836-3031
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
☆ Pleasant & Refreshing

A pleasant place with a nice atmosphere, great service and good food. Fresh ingredients and well prepared. Worth the visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
斯 蒂
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Guelph
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is very high end and classic. The food was amazing not a big menu but everything is fresh and local grown. What a wonderful view from the roof top terrace. Excellent service and they don't rush with each dinner course. You will find this establishment very classy and pleasant.

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Blueys Beach, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Wow from the moment I walk in the door I knew I was in for a pleasant experience. The food was absolutely perfect and every mouthful memorable. Sergio the server didn’t miss a beat and that authentic Italian accent made the experience unforgettable. House red well worth sampling as was the antipasto platter.

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Islamorada, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

What a lovely place. Very traditional look with great choices. Had the quail and it was cooked perfectly. The hostess was very personable, and service was fantastic. I will make this a must visit when in town.

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A pleasant place with a nice atmosphere, great service and good food. Fresh ingredients and well prepared. Worth the visit

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We had our daughter's first communion today and it was made to be special. Bruno and his team are very attentive and did a great job with the level of attention provided. Being a "genuine" Italian Restauranteur, he knows what to serve and how to serve it. The value was good as they make everything pretty much from scratch, and... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

La Cucina came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. You can always tell a good Italian restaurant by the quality of the olive oil, Balsamic vinegar and bread to start. My wife started with the Insalata del Nord, which was Endive leaves covered with apple, honey walnuts and crumbled Gorgonzola cheese drizzled with a Gorgonzola dressing. It quickly disappeared... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

not your everyday Italian eatery as it aint cheap. but when your ready to drop a few bucks, you will like what you get. neat covered (but outdoor) rooftop dining, so try to get seated out there and go when it is temperate enough...it will make the experience a bit more special than just eating inside a fancy restaurant. food... More 

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Guelph
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is the the most over-rated eatery in Guelph. Chef fancies herself infallible and wait staff cant believe it when you bring a short coming to the attention. All the ingredients for a bad restaurant reality show. How this place is still in business is a complete mystery. If you're looking for a lovely dining experience go to The Other... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Was introduced to this diamond in the rough by my son's girlfriend who describes it as here fav restaurant in Guelph. It is pretty obvious why she has labeled it as such. It is a very warm and cosy spot, with excellent food. Although the food portions were not huge which is usually the case for a typical Italian restaurant,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Diners should never be able to sense that a waiter just isn't into it - but it was obvious when we visited this restaurant. Who knows maybe he is always curt, snobby & rude. It made for a disappointing evening. The food was just okay. The room was very very warm - an open window to let in some fresh... More 

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Additional Information about La Cucina

Address: 25 Macdonell, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 836-3031
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $20 to $25
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Macdonell, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: (519) 836-3031

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20 to $25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?