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220 South Main Street, Algonquin, IL 60102
+1 847-458-2504
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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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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
Delicious Italian food, huge portions, spacious setting

The food here is delicious but the portion sizes are just gigantic- so plan to eat leftovers the next day for lunch or dinner. We really enjoyed the seafood pasta dishes and aubergine dishes. The mains came with a soup or a salad. The restaurant has red bricked walls, high ceilings and a casual... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Lisa N
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  • Families with children
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The food here is delicious but the portion sizes are just gigantic- so plan to eat leftovers the next day for lunch or dinner. We really enjoyed the seafood pasta dishes and aubergine dishes. The mains came with a soup or a salad. The restaurant has red bricked walls, high ceilings and a casual open spaced ambience. Families eat here-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

If you like authentic Italian food and great service this place will not let you down. We have eaten there a few times and every time has been the same, excellent. The designed it so you can see the cooks and preppers making the food and you can tell they really care about what they are doing. When it gets... More 

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Fox River Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our favorite in the area. The food is outstanding, Friendly servers. Always a pleasant experience. Great for couples or families.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Cucina Bella was one of my and my partner's favourite restaurants to frequent every time we visited her hometown in Algonquin. We would never miss it passing through town. Just minutes ago my girlfriend called in to reserve a table for 30 minutes time. She got through to Richard, who proceeded to snark, "6:30? You mean in 30 minutes? That's... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My wife and I had a dinner reservation at the restaurant. We found parking right outside the restaurant. Even though, we arrived 15 min early than on our reservation time,The wait staff was very welcoming and seated us straight away. The atmosphere was very cozy and the ambience was great. Our waitress was very professional yet friendly. She helped us... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I have driven past this little restaurant hundreds of times before my friend and I went there for dinner last week. The atmosphere was very warm and welcoming. There were a lot of people there for dinner on a Thursday night, however, the waitress did not make us feel rushed to eat and leave. The menu was expansive. My Caesar... More 

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Sister in law lives near and found on trip advisor. Took a crowd and tried lots of food. Salads were very good and chopped salad with pecans and blue cheese was great. We had pork shank was great, veal and eggplant was really really good, lasagne, chicken Parmesan all good. I had seafood medley which was least favorite and server... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

wonderful, filling Italian food. I have been there many times, and keep going back at every chance I get.

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Elgin, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If your looking for some really good Italian food in the area this is the place. Never disappointed with anything. Try to go on a week night as the weekends get busy and it can be very noisy there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Cucina Bella is one of our family favorites. The food (we've had many of their pasta dishes) is always good! I really love the cheese ravioli with meat sauce-the marinara is really good as well. We like to go early (5:30-6) if we are having a date night so it's cozy and quiet. The staff are attentive. The decor is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 South Main Street, 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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