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La Cuisine French Restaurant

48 SW 1st ave, Ocala, FL 34471
+1 352-433-2570
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Ranked #5 of 372 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
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
106 reviews 106 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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St. John's
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68 reviews 68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I can never say enough about how charming and warm this restaurant is to visit. The food is just the best not only in Ocala, but compares with some of the other fine restaurants we have visited around the country and Canada. It is a must do as often as we can manage!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My husband and I had a very romantic dinner celebrating our anniversary. We were greeted with congratulations and from there on, felt special. We chose everything from their menus although the specials sounded interesting. Food was seasoned perfectly and the servings very generous. Quiet atmosphere and attentive service by everyone. Can't wait to go back. Definitely a special place!!!

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I am second generation French and this food reminds me of my grandmother's. Great ambience. Amazing food. The steak is grass fed and purchased from a sustainable farm an hour away. Great twist on Fois Gras with a spongy gingerbread loaf. Absolutely delicious. I'm coming back to Ocala just to eat here

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Ocala, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a local "mom and pop" authentic french restaurant located just off the square in down town Ocala. The owners are truly French and the cuisine they serve is too! Pricing is what would be expected for an upscale restaurant (particularly French) and the food NEVER disappoints. My wife and I love this place when we want something totally... More

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Ocala, FL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a little bon voyage dinner here before going to Paris for the first time. I have to tell you the food was just as good as we got in France. My husband recommends the pork jarret I like the burgundy beef. This is a great location for larger parties too we have had a post funeral dinner and... 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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