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All 101 Algonquin Restaurants

Cucina Bella

220 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102
+1 847-458-2504
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Ranked #2 of 101 Restaurants in Algonquin
Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
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.​
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Lake in the Hills, IL
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My first experience was very mixed so I decided to give Cucina Bella another chance. Sat in the bar area and was ignored for several minutes before being asked what I would like. Requested a glass of sauvignon blanc and was presented with a glass of cabernet. When I repeated what I had asked for the bartender said "right" and... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Food is consistent and somewhat creative for Italian food. Pasta sauces are great and Napoleon Veal and egg plant is the best Wine list is reasonable too If u can take a noisy place on the weekends you'll love this place.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This restaurant could have the best Italian food, the best waitstaff, and overall the best restaurant experience you could have. We were a party of 4 and we had reservations. We were seated immediately and are experience only got better. GREAT PLACE

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Algonquin and the World
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My wife and went on an off night so it wasn't busy. We were seated in the side of the restaurant where one could the cooks working. The pasta was good large servings.

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Algonquin, Illinois
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Excellent Italian food, good service and nice atmosphere but noisy and a little too drafty for my taste but then I tend to like it warmer than most.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love this restaurant because finding a menu that serves vegetarian when I want that, and the occasional super fresh fish, when I need extra protein, is difficult to find. Cucina Bella offers great flavor in so many of their sauces and dishes, plus you can mix your pasta with any combination you wish to. I never eat the same... More 

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Algonquin, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love this place. It is our go to for Italian. The portions are large, and the suprema sauce is made to order. If you like eggplant there are 2 great dishes- stuffed eggplant and mile-high eggplant parmesan. Both are wonderful. The only negative is that it is loud. Since this an old building the acoustics don't withstand the noise... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a friend. While nothing was really bad, nothing was really that great. Food was OK, but it was probably too tight and noisy for the cost/ quality equation. Tables are extremely close and you are part of the conversations around you. Probably will not return.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was are 5th visit to Cucina Bella since May and will not be are last this year. The service is unbeatable and surround that with the ambience that you feel makes this establishment a treat. I am amazed at the many items that they either have on special or are regular items on the menu. The Veal dishes are... More 

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Huntley, IL
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82 reviews 82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We hadn't been to Cucina Bella in a couple of years and on our anniversary evening we decided to go again. As the first time, the food was amazing, the atmosphere conducive to a wonderful evening celebration, and the staff was thoughtful and superb (Sharon was her name). If you ever are in the area, this is a MUST place... More 

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Additional Information about Cucina Bella

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

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