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1509 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7P 1T8, Canada
(604) 986-1334
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food Lacking / Service Fantastic

We have been to this restaurant several times and each time I become less of a fan. The pasta dishes are ordinary and the meat dinners on the menu are over priced for what you get. My husband had the special salad of the evening, a Beet Salad, which was bland and his tortellini he just rated it OK... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Bodiddles
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Vancouver, BC
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Vancouver, BC
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have been to this restaurant several times and each time I become less of a fan. The pasta dishes are ordinary and the meat dinners on the menu are over priced for what you get. My husband had the special salad of the evening, a Beet Salad, which was bland and his tortellini he just rated it OK. I... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I find lisa c's rating surprising. I have been going to La Cucina for 20 years and have never been disappointed. Waiter must have had a bad day because we find exactly the opposite--everyone from the owner down is cheery, helpful and accommodating in our requests. I can hardly wait for another plate of their pasta! I have been away... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My husband and I had dinner here on Saturday night and it was busy, but they had a table for us. Food was 'ok'...not outstanding by any means, portions small for the $ paid. Ceaser salad and mixed greens with beets and bocancini were tasty and fresh - nicely done. Pasta was greasy, chicken over cooked. And most disappointing...our server.... More 

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Fade88, Manager at La Cucina, responded to this review

We, at La Cucina Restaurant, would like to respond to the review of our restaurant,"overrated, over-priced, poor service", submitted on February, 1, 2015. Firstly, we would like to sincerely apologize for the service you received. From your account, this server was rude, "cranky", and simply did not do his job. We have been serving the North Shore for 35 years... More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My first time at La Cucina, had the spaghetti carbonara and my date had the lasagna al forno. Both of them a fair portion and tasted so good. The desserts were amazing. It's a little bit over my 'meal' budget but was definitely worth it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We are going twice this week to this neighbourhood Italian restaurant. This restaurant never disappoints and has a warm ambiance and décor that is pleasing for all of us who visit regularly. It's hard to understand how (DavidHAre) criticizes the décor. He visited another restaurant in the vicinity that is likely older in style and didn't seem to think it... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

If you want the best in Italian cuisine and 1980's ambiance you're in the right place. It delivers, at a price, V. good food, not excellent. Regulars are used to the cuisine thus the chef does not have to deliver any new dishes. The restaurant decor has an old world charm but it is tired and needs a 're-do'...

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Excellent pasta, nicely prepared in a pleasant atmosphere, convienintly located on the North Shore. A safe bet

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Palm Springs, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is one of those neighborhood Italian restaurants that you will want to go back to regularly because the food is very good, the prices reasonable, the service attentive and the atmosphere comfortable. It's better than most destination restaurants that you might go to for special occasions but which leave you feeling a little disappointed either because the food was... More 

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Western Shore, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The restaurant is nicely appointed It has been in operation for many many years Tiberio runs a good ship It will not disappoint Cheers!

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant (my favorite for Italian food) for 25 years. Food and Service is consistently excellent, fabulous wine list..Makes me feel like I'm back in Italy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1509 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7P 1T8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
  • Phone Number: (604) 986-1334

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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