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Cucina Rosa

301 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1423
609-898-9800
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Ranked #16 of 110 restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
east coast
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This was our favorite restaurant in Cape May! Our table was ready when we arrived for our reservation, the food was delicious and the service was exceptional!

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Clifton, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I strongly recommend the pancetta-wrapped sausage served atop a bed of ricotta cheese and spinach. Delicious! Also excellent was the entree: grilled lamb chops. My friend enjoyed the shrimp and linguini. I would definitely return. Service was also very good.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Very good italian food. I did not have high expectations but it was surprisingly very good and the service was very accommodating.

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Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Staff very nice, but have been there twice and found the food soggy and overloaded with heavy sauces. Sent our son there and he had same experience.

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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I would award Cucina Rosa a 4.5 (if possible)! The Mussels were amazing with spicy red sauce and the just out of he oven, piping hot rustic bread, provided the necessary tool to enjoy every last bit "Italian Style". The Seafood Fra Diabolo & the Mediterrian Shrimp were excellent with large portions. (should have listened to the server and purchased... More

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St. Lazare
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a wonderful meal here on June 30. The food and service was amazing. We had the mussels to begin with. They were tender and delicious. The sauce was so good that we asked for extra bread just to soak up the sauce. I had the shrimp scampi/half meal, it was so tasty and plentiful that I had difficulty... More

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Chatham, New Jersey
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We've been enjoying Cucina Rosa for over a decade, and thankfully nothing has changed. The waitstaff is efficient and knowledgeable, and the food is always excellent. Try the Sausage Bread with Mascarpone (listed as a "special" but they have it everyday) or the homemade Sausage with peppers and onions...both are great appetizers. The Spring Lamb Chops Rosa are about the... More

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My wife and I along with our two daughters, made a reservation here over the 4th of July weekend and were shocked by the treatment we received. When we arrived the manager said she did not have a reservation for us. After a few moments of her scanning up and down her reservation sheet she confirms that we did not... More

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15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stopped here after reading the reviews on tripadvisor and were not disappointed. I had the "diminutive" seafood fra diablo pasta with a cup of lobster bisque and my wife had the regular size seafood fra diablo pasta. The pasta was full of seafood and my wife could not finish the regular size portion due to the large serving size.... More

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Montreal
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

What can I say? One of the best Italian meals I've had in a long time. The waiter was very knowledgeable, very patient, and super polite. Bring your wine and enjoy the meal.

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