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Cucina Enoteca - Irvine

31 Fortune Dr, Suite 306, Irvine Spectrum, Irvine, CA 92618-2940
+1 949-861-2222
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Ranked #9 of 543 Restaurants in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Organic, Wine Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Across from Edwards Cinema
Description: Say hello to the sister restaurant of San Diego's award winning CUCINA urbana! CUCINA enoteca's menu features Italian classics with a modern twist, traditionally coursed or served family-style, and made with the freshest local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Along with house-infused liquors, specialty cocktails and artisan beers, the restaurant's extensive wine list will follow a retail-priced program where guests are invited to visit CUCINA's wine shop, select a bottle to enjoy on site ($8 corkage will apply) or purchase wine to go.
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English first
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Nice decor and vibe. Nice place to go for a drink before going the movies or improve. Pizza is pretty good. Large wine selection.

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Fountain Valley, California
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185 reviews 185 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is one of my very favorite restaurants. Anytime we are at Spectrum for a movie, we have to go and eat. The service is always excellent, fun atmosphere, 2 very comfortable patio's and the food is always fabulous. I am not usually a creature of habit unless it comes to food. Cucina has one of my very favorite appetizers.... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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121 reviews 121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

When we visit relatives nearby, it almost always means a trip to the Irvine Spectrum Center. During the holidays, we dined at Cucina Enoteca in the center. Great atmosphere, with dining inside or out. Restaurant has wine, olive oil, etc for sale as well. What makes Cucina stand out is the food. Took some time to be served, but you... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants. They offer a good variety of dishes and wines, and they make changes to the menu from time to time so it is great to try the new dishes. The atmosphere is very friendly. I especially enjoy the long family style tables and particularly enjoy sitting and eating at the bar.

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Monrovia, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My family had dinner here to celebrate accomplishments and we couldn't have picked a better restaurant! The service was excellent and the food was absolutely delicious! We all ordered different meals and every dish was amazing! I would highly recommend the pork chop and the short rib pasta. We all agreed that we will be coming back often!

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Chula Vista, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

What a great and unique place, food so delicious, service #1, and atmosphere very original we loved it

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Irvine, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants in Irvine! You should go for the wine list alone, as they have an extensive one, and the wine prices are like going to a wine store, instead of the usual 2x to 4x markups most restaurants have.

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Irvine, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have eaten lunch and dinner at this restaurant (not on the same day!) and all I can say is that the food is absolutely addicting it is so good! I love their kale salad with wheatberry which is now a kale salad with butternut squash. Their soups are all homemade and delicious. My friend had their eggs for brunch... More 

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Park City, Utah
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118 reviews 118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I loved this restaurant! I was there for a business dinner, and had the honey roasted eggplant and goat cheese pizza! It was amazing!! We also had the chicken liver pate w/ brown sugar & shallots served with fresh bread for an appetizer - also delicious. We ordered lemonade with cucumber and it was truly yummy!! You have to try... More 

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Irvine, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Been here for lunch and dinner many times and what amazes us is that it is always good food and the service is always first rate. If they have the Brussels sprouts as a side you have to try it. Spicy and cooked al dante - just perfect. The pizzas are always good - add an egg to make it... More 

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Additional Information about Cucina Enoteca - Irvine

Address: 31 Fortune Dr, Suite 306, Irvine Spectrum, Irvine, CA 92618-2940
Phone Number: +1 949-861-2222
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Organic, Wine Bar

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