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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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Good for:
Families with children

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    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
Good food and service!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
kniden
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Batavia, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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Batavia, Illinois
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
64 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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Algonquin, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our experience at Cucina Bella was very good. For a small town restaurant, it had a big city feel that made everything seem special. When it first opened it was hard to get in. Having not been there in awhile, I don't know if that's still true, but the wait was worth it!

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Huntley, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

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
21 helpful votes 21 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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