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La Cuisine French Restaurant

48 SW 1st ave, Ocala, FL 34471
+1 352-433-2570
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Ranked #6 of 377 Restaurants in Ocala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $29
Hours:
Mon 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Looking for a romantic escape, a quiet spot for a business lunch or dinner, a cozy place for a friend or family reunion? Or simply craving hearty, quality food and dedicated service? Located at the heart of beautiful downtown Ocala, La Cuisine with its unique French bistro atmosphere, award-winning menu alongside world-class food, full liquor bar and extensive selection of wines, is worth a closer look! Our specialties include Escargots in Garlic Butter, Traditional French Onion Soup, Beef Bourguignon, Braised Pork Shank in Honey Sauce, Duck a l’ Orange, Blue Crab Stuffed Filet Mignon, Ratatouille and our genuinely authentic Creme Brulée, to mention just a few!
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English first
Lady Lake, Florida
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is an unscale restaurant with a warm and pleasing atmosphere. Service is good, food is very good, prices are a bit on the expensive side. If you like French food and don't mind paying for it this is a great restaurant. You can expect to pay about $60 per person or more if you order wine with your meal.... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

My husband made a reservation stating that it was our 29th anniversary. When we entered the restaurant the receptionist said "happy anniversary" to us and took us to our table. It was our first time visiting this restaurant and we were very pleased with the ambiance. The owner came to our table and took our orders. The baguettes were delightful,... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Decor is simply wonderful, classically French in it's feel. Not to dark, quite cozy. The wait staff was efficient, attentive but not obtrusive.at all. Our food arrived right on time, The portions were just the right size. We were not rushed one bit, plenty of time to have pleasant conversation with our friends. The dishes were well prepared and... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Authentic French food and restaurants have always been high on my favorite list of places to try. After moving to Ocala my husband and I discovered La Cuisine several years ago when looking for a fine dining restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We have returned many times for other ocassions, as well as bringing our out of town quests... More 

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NJ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I ate here on Thanksgiving Day. Very impressed with the food. Great tasting turkey with the trimmings. However, their cocktails need improvement. I ordered a Martini and was served a half of one! I inquired why and was met with a blank stare. Place is nicely decorated. Food was good but their drinks need lots of improvement.

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Jackson, Wyoming, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

La Cuisine was such a delightful suprise! A very nice selection of Wines started our evening...next was many creative selections on the Menu. From begining to end the evening was so much nicer than I ever would have expected in Ocala!! A REAL GEM!

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New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A hidden gem in downtown Ocala! We took my grandfather here to bring back memories of his time working at a french restaurant in ny many years ago. It was a welcome excuse because it led us to find this fabulous ode to France and it's delicious cuisine. The ambiance is absolutely charming and a perfect atmosphere for a romantic... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I agree with the other reviews... beautiful, casually elegant, with delicious, fresh French based food. We, in Ocala, are lucky to have such a fine establishment right under our noses! The menu has been recently updated with several exciting new offerings in food and wine. There is also a full bar. The young husband and wife team, Patrice and Elodie... More 

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Ocala, Florida
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

but here for lunch they make a fresh ground Prime Filet burger cooked, MR with a soft fried egg on top and a butter toasted Brioche roll. add Rosemary salted crisp hand cut fries and your one happy American puppy in a French Restaurant. So that's my French lesson for today.

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Dunnellon, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

my close girls took me here to celebrate my 50th..... there was 12 of us, and we had ask for a private room, which was really nice. Our server was excellent, she didn't miss a thing!!! Food was delish, took me back to my trip to France. Location in the square gave it the old world feel,as well. Definite will... More 

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Additional Information about La Cuisine French Restaurant

Address: 48 SW 1st ave, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone Number: +1 352-433-2570
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 16 - 29
Cuisine: French

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