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520 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5134
714-969-2148
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Huntington Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The portions are generous & we have never been disappointed, there are many options for varying tastes. The brunches are also a delight. I always advise the Brussels sprouts & before you order your meal, ask if they have house made spumoni, it's so worth it! Muaa!

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Pool in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Found this restaurant, from the reviews on T.A. The food was okay, nothing special, but the service was very slow. Paid the bill with $100 note, had to keep chasing the staff for the change. Don't mind tipping, but not that much!

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Huntington Beach, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Been going here since it opened. Love the calamari and their different presentation on bruschetta. Interesting selection of wines, both white and red. Have tried new ones each time at suggestion of servers. It is a busy place. The noise level can be too much at times. It is located on Main Street which can be very busy and attract... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good italian food. Waiter very knowledgeable, great service. Street parking only and is difficult to find on the weekend. Restaurant is noisy especially on weekends, Our friends enjoy it calling it "vibrant" and believes it adds to the ambiance. It is slightly quieter upstairs. We prefer weekday dining when it is less crowded

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San Diego, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Our friends and I walked over to Alessa's from downtown for dinner, it was our first time at this restaurant, I've been to the Newport one quite a few times with friends & it's always been good. Same with this one but this one is a bit nicer. Because we came pretty late, almost 9 pm on Saturday they quickly... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I'm not really sure why people think that if something is over priced, it Must be the best, but that seems to be the type who rave on and on about this place. We were excited to try it when it first opened, and were deeply disappointed, the risotto was gummy, the artichoke tasted canned and the veal was tough... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a great place to take a date...the atmosphere is cozy, the food is great. I suggest the sausage pizza or calamari for an appetizer. Their pasta dishes are great. If your lucky and get a chance to sample the Chilean Sea Bass I would recommend it as well. The pasta is fresh and the staff are friendly and... More 

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Huntington Beach, CA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is hands down my favorite Italian restaurant. Whether your out for an adult evening or dining with the whole family this place never disappoints. The squash ravioli is amazing and my husband loved their chicken parmesan.

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los gatos
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Service was great and informative,proscuitto appetizer too die for,gorgonzola salad orgasmic and ciappino as good as the Positano coast.

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Orange county
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95 reviews 95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Fresh amazing food here. The owner takes great pride in all their food and servers. Top notch authentic place. Best place on Main St. Everywhere else caters to the tourist on Main but not here. They care if you like it AND want to come back. Veal amazing. Pastas all great.

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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

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