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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 - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 14
    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
Dinner for Four

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
miketovatt
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Canyon Lake
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  • Entertaining clients
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141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Canyon Lake
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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Huntington Beach, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Pushy management. Baby roaches, overpriced pasta and undercooked fish. Staff only speaks spanish. (Thought this was Italian) Since the new owners took over it has been shut down twice by the health department!?!? Seriously!!!?

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Huntington Beach, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We revisited this restaurant and were delightfully surprised. The seafood and Italian themed menu was varied, fresh and gourmet quality. Also, the service was exceptional both from the management and wait staff. We sampled appetizers, salads, seafood and pasta entrees, and desert. Good wine list, too. The only mediocre item was the after dinner coffee, but the desert was fantastic.

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Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I love this restaurant. The service was great. Food was good. The ambience and location are nice. It's perfect for a date or business meeting.

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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94 reviews 94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

highly touted restaurant but ultimately average food which is not unusual for this town. Service was pushy and loud, consistent with other customers there the night we dined. won't be back

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Huntington Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They have the best food! The butternut squash ravioli is the best I've ever had. The atmosphere is wonderful and the staff is welcoming

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Group of 10, each of us ordered something different and all of us were very impressed: food, presentation, taste and wait staff - all got 5 stars

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Calgary , AB
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My wife and I made reservations for Saturday night, and had previously had good experiences here. The place was busy (that's pretty normal), but service was prompt, wine advice very good, and the wine and cocktails arrived quickly. I had the calimai to start, which was excellently crisp and light. My wife had the short rib tortelloni, andi tried the... More 

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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: Entertaining clients
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?