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220 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102
+1 847-458-2504
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: Cucina Bella offers authentic Italian cuisine accompanied by a great...
Cucina Bella offers authentic Italian cuisine accompanied by a great selection of wine and spirits. A stylish, comfortable atmosphere and simple decor adorned by brick walls create a cozy feeling at Cucina Bella. Fresh ingredients serve up savory recipes, creating an unforgettable visit time and again. Combining creative dishes and a wide variety of flavors, Cucina Bella enhances a true Italian dining experience to be shared among family and friends.​
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  • 114
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The seafood dishes here are superb!

The Italian is good but the seafood Italian dishes are the best! If you love Zuppa di Marre, this is the place to go! Ask for a little spicy and mmmm so good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Jennifer E
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Families with children
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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

The Italian is good but the seafood Italian dishes are the best! If you love Zuppa di Marre, this is the place to go! Ask for a little spicy and mmmm so good.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We love the pasta dishes & the option to choose the sauce we want. My husband gets the 1/2 spicy & 1/2 marinara. I get whatever I'm in the mood for. I love what they did to restore the interior & exterior of the building.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I went for dinner 4/19/2015. we ordered the Baked Clams, that state on the menu for $9.00. When we got the bill it was $16.00. I questioned the bill and was told that was for a dozen? Then why did the menu or server not state this? We asked the server to check with the manager and he said most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The food is excellent!!! Very busy place so be ready to wait but we'll worth it. Once seated the kitchen keeps up with everything you throw at it so the food is alway well spaced and fresh when it makes it to the table. I have also had take out many times and they know how to package the food... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1,016 reviews 1,016 reviews
666 restaurant reviews
357 helpful votes 357 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Walked in with a large party no reservations. They moved some tables and gave us a nice spot in the back. Our server was very good, attentive without being pushy. Calamari was good, huge rings which were lightly breaded which yields a chewy ring. Cesar was more of a cream dressing then an authentic fresh Cesar. Main course was clams... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Excellent food, quality and service! The staff is always very attentive and friendly, and the food is always fresh and tasty!

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Lake In The Hills, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If you weren't a local, you probably wouldn't know this restaurant was in the old part of Algonquin. Atmosphere is Italian, warm, and friendly. Menu provided a nice variety of Italian classics as well as a create your own pasta dish. It's a great place for older families, couples and girlfriends night out. They also sell their own pasta sauces... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was our first time to Cucina Bella. We used a Groupon certificate. It is a cozy place but unfortunately it was quite chilly the day we were there. Our server was pleasant and efficient. We shared mussels with white sauce. It was spicy ("like we like") and the mussels were a good size. We would have preferred a more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This has been one of our go-to restaurants in my family whether it's for a special occasion, a fun date night or a private event. We have rarely been disappointed by our meals - on the rare occasion, we have spoken with our waitress and they fixed the issue immediately. We have had countless dinners there and they have been... More 

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Huntley, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been to Cucina Bella before and the food was excellent. My husband gave me a gift certificate for Christmas so I thought we could use it for Valentine's Day. We don't actually go out on Valentine's Day because of the crowds, so our recent visit was on Sunday, February 15th. The restaurant is very charming and romantic. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-458-2504

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Cucina Bella offers authentic Italian cuisine accompanied by a great selection of wine and spirits. A stylish, comfortable atmosphere and simple decor adorned by brick walls create a cozy feeling at Cucina Bella. Fresh ingredients serve up savory recipes, creating an unforgettable visit time and again. Combining creative dishes and a wide variety of flavors, Cucina Bella enhances a true Italian dining experience to be shared among family and friends.​
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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