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Cucina Alessa

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520 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5134
714-969-2148
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Italian restaurant

We had the seafood and pasta with the white wine sauce. Fabulous though a little spicy. Great food and a wonderful atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Linda E
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had the seafood and pasta with the white wine sauce. Fabulous though a little spicy. Great food and a wonderful atmosphere.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

this was our 2nd visit...we found the food quality just as good as it was last year when we visited the area on vacation. Portion size is very ample, we had the butternut squash appetizer, chicken parm and fish special. Everything was served hot. This is a neighborhood place and is not fancy or flashy Service is good, but don't... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The chicken saltimbocca was a generous portion with good flavor but not very tender. Our friends ordered lasagne, mushroom penne and penne bolognese and we're happy with it. They brought the wrong dish first time around. The place has small tables close together and is very noisy, so I wouldn't recommend it for the hearing impaired. Casual atmosphere. Tiny bar.... More 

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Garden Grove, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Recently made my second trip to Cucina Alessa, and based on both experiences really rank this as my favorite Italian place in the OC area. If you are in town to visit Disney or other Orange County locations, chances are you will make a side trip to the beach. Very likely Huntington Beach. Well, if you do and you want... More 

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Long Beach, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If you want phenomenal Italian food, great wine and a server who is the epitome of customer service, please run... don't walk.. to Cucina Alessa. I know that all of the wait staff is great. however, Josh is amazing. He is attentive. He knows the menu and the wine. He listens and watches. After he learns more about your tastes,... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My daughter and I tried you on a whim because we were hungry and heard good things about the food. We were not disappointed. We tried the mussels appetizer and then had a beautifully cooked chicken rosemary. We loved our time there. The wait staff was wonderful even when we tasted a particular wine and then changed our minds and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Loved the spaghetti with meatballs! Couldn't get over how tender and light the meatballs were, and they were huge! Delicious! My daughter had pasta with the bolognese sauce and she/we did not like it (tasted too much like chef boyar dee). Other guests had Alfredo pasta which they said was great. Our waiter Josh was great. Very enthusiastic!

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Canyon Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

From the minute we sat down, to the finish, the service & food could not have been better. All in the foursome had different items from the menu, all raved about them!

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Huntington beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

my favorite is the eggs w arribitta sauce. this is a pair of eggs poached placed on toast with a spicy tomato sauce covered w cheese then baked. VERY VERY good. this is not unlike what I grew up with as a kid. Simple effective meal lots of flavor easy to make. I have tried the omelets they are good... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We love the food. Sometimes it does get so crowded that you can't talk, so request a table upstairs, where it is quieter.The food is outstanding and is certainly worth the ticket!

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Additional Information about Cucina Alessa

Address: 520 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5134
Phone Number: 714-969-2148
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 520 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5134
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: 714-969-2148

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?