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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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English first
Huntley, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The food at Cucina Bella is excellent. It's the most authentic tasting Italian food I've found since returning from 2 weeks in Italy! It's served fresh and hot. The restaurant can be very loud if it's crowded and the servers seem a bit indifferent. If you can get past those two things, you're in for a delicious meal.

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Chicago
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a pretty standard Italian restaurant on main street that has a very pleasant atmosphere, good prices, and good food. They have a good selection of menu choices with large servings. It's a good sized restaurant for a downtown location. Took my wife for an anniversary. Was very happy with the choice.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went Christmas week, no reservation just walked in and got the table next to the entertainer. He was an excellent singer - ballad type Sinatra and the likes...made it fun sitting near him. The meals were great everyone got something different and shared, fun times with the house recommended wine of the night; not to expensive and good drinking...... More 

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Lake in the Hills, IL
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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 reviews 3 reviews
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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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
39 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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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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