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Cucina Alessa

6700 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1824
949-645-2148
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Ranked #115 of 395 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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Corona Del Mar
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My wife and I recently returned to Alessa Cucina after nearly a years absence. This had been one of my favorite Italian restaurants in Newport Beach. But after eating there on the average of twice a month we got burned out. Needless to say I was expecting a great meal but was very disappointed. My pasta with sea food. was... More

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California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great Italian food. Nice menu and wine list. We were a party of four on a busy Saturday night. We ordered Eggplant Parmigiana which was not on the menu and the Chilean Sea Bass . You can bring your own wine for a corkage fee. The noise level is high so if you are looking for a quiet spot, this... More

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london
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The meat ravioli are there secret and they taste amazing. All pasta dishes as well and the tuna are very good, too.

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Tucson, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A wonderful restaurant on Pacific Coast Hwy. The Pescado Linguini outstanding. Wine selection very good. They provide fresh bread and a dipping sauce made with garlic, olive oil, Parmesan, spinach, pesto, etc. that is to die for. My only complaint is that it can get noisy inside but well worth it. Service is also excellent.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our large party really enjoyed our dining experience at Cucina Alessa in Newport. We were accommodated with a reservation on short notice, table ready on time and the service was very good. Food was fresh and portions of good size to large. The chicken stuffed tortellini was excellent but I changed the sauce to alfredo which was a nice balance... More

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Seal Beach, CA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Cucina Alessa has a great menu, with many wonderful choices. Antipasto combo of three cheeses and three cold cuts was our starter: burrata, burrata with ricotta, parmesan and proscuitto danielle, Italian ham, and spicy soppressata. All were excellent. We crafted a pasta combination for a second course that included the ricotta and spinach ravioli, lamb al sugo, and fettucini alfredo.... More

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Ogden, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We were intially looking for Eat Chow, but could not find it and opted for Cucina Alessa. I was quite pleased that we did. Our server David was very attentive, informed us of the specials for the day, and answered our questions about some of the wine selection we were interested in. Not only were our dishes beautiful in presentation,... More

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California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Attached to a liquor store and on a busy highway, the lights of parking cars shined through the window on our table. My tortellini pasta was hard and undercooked and my wife's pasta tasted like cardboard. Had heard this place was good, but it is not. Will not come back. :(

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Reston VA
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128 reviews 128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This easy to locate restaurant has little parking and a crowded dining area. The waitstaff might have been good, and the food might also have been good, but we were overwhelmed by the noise level (on a Sunday night). The table next to us eventually complained and were moved to another room that was starting to vacate. Another woman complained... More

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Newport Beach, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

An old reliable favourite - avoid weekend nights as there is always a line... much better for Sunday lunch/breakfast/brunch. Service is always excellent, the menu always has something for every taste and appetite. Lovely wine list. Patio on a sunny day is a delight... you can smell the ocean air while enjoying delicious Italian fare. What could be better!

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Additional Information about Cucina Alessa

Address: 6700 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1824
Phone Number: 949-645-2148
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 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 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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