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Cucina Italiana

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17 St Anthonys Place, Killarney, Ireland
(0)64-6626575
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem

One of the best Italian meals we've every had. The pasta is made fresh for each dish. We were easily accomodated even without a reservation. Excellent food and service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Farmgirl11032062
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
Woodside, California
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This fresh Italian restaurant is located on a side street right in town. After days of Irish soda bread, we eagerly anticipated this dinner. Our group of 16 was seated upstairs. It took 1 hour and 50 minutes for them to bring our salad. They did not offer any bread or complimentary appetizers. I don't think it was the fault... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

One of the best Italian meals we've every had. The pasta is made fresh for each dish. We were easily accomodated even without a reservation. Excellent food and service.

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Lismore, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Magnificent Food/Fine Dining Rib eye steak melted in our mouths Wine superb/New Zeland Sau Blan Service/Excellent Desert/ Tiramisu/ the best we have ever had. We have been in every good restaurant in Killarney. This is number one by a thousand.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

What a disappointing experience. Not good. Not good at all. The menu is Italian but it has nothing Italian about it. The service bad, the atmosphere is nothing exciting at all. It was lacking everything that is an Italian restaurant. I will not go back and i am surprised to have read good comments. I dined there a while back... More 

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omaha
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Lovely Mary Mac at The Malton, said sate your cravings for Italian at Cucina Italiana. Wow, was she ever spot on! Lovely contemporary, second floor intimate space, great carpaccio, lasagna(not your mommas caserole!) and a sparse, but decent, wine list. Easy to find, just a few feet into a quiet side alley.

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Brampton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

An out-of-the-way location down an alley, found on a recommendation from our tour director, turned out to be a gem. Great service, wonderful food. The seafood entrees are marvellous. Close to the Killarney Towers hotel. Dinner for two with a bottle of wine 109 Euros plus tip.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Our food was very good, but the service was so slow it took us 3 hours to have dinner. We were seated for nearly 2 hours before they brought us our main course. We were a party of 8, and were amongst the first to be seated in the room. Every table in the room (including those who were seated... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Have been here twice in four years, the second time in the rain without at first realizing I'd been here before. Both times the service was rushed and impersonal. Most recently, in May 2015, the food was not as good as the menu description, and was expensive. Had a very expensive bottle of wine, trying to relax and celebrate after... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I have dined at Cucina Italiana many times over the years, from the very beginning. I went to the restaurant recently and noticed that something was not right, the feel was not the same and it was missing the real impact of an Italian chef and an Italian touch. I decided to go back and try it again and still... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Traveling on my birthday trip. Wandering round Killareney and saw this place. Checked Trip Adviser. Great reviews. Loved it. Great service and very tasty food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 St Anthonys Place, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: (0)64-6626575

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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