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Cucina Rosa

301 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1423
609-898-9800
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Ranked #26 of 108 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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Anacortes, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Reasonably priced but great ambience for my wife and I with delicious food, great service. BYOB or buy retail to drink wine at your table since we're in Cape May. Just across the street from Congress Hall and right on the downtown walkways. Busy and very popular place with the locals and tourists.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My wife and I wanted to enjoy a good Italian dinner in Cape May, and the Cusina Rosa fit the bill nicely. Everything was served very hot, fresh out of the oven. This a BYOB place (too bad I didn't know!) and most of the diners had brought a bottle with them. I started with the Manhattan Clam Chowder, which... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had a fantastic meal here a year ago so my husband was dying to go back. We read some recent negative reviews but made reservations anyways because of how great our previous meal was. We should have listened to the reviews. My husbands chicken parm was awful. The chicken was chewy and not tender. The sauce was watery and... More

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We came here because we purchased a gift certificate at a fund raiser and we're really glad we did. Our server, Sandy, provided excellent service and we both thought our meals were exceptional. We would rank this among the top Italian restaurants in the area. Our meal began with delicious fresh baked Italian bread served with hot peppers which we... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were really looking forward to this meal because we heard great reviews. I don't know if they just had a bad night or what, but it was awful! The bread was ok but nothing special. The salad was bland. I ordered chicken parmigiana and my husband also ordered a chicken dish. The chicken was very tough, and the sauce... More

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Old Forge, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We ate at many restaurants on our 4 day trip to Cape May, and they all were delicious, and very expensive. Cucina Rosa had the best food out of all of the restaurants we ate at , and the cheapest prices, and huge portions. Their seafood fradiablo was the best I have ever had and that says alot considering I... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

We love Cucina Rosa for its warm Italian bread, marinated hot peppers, and "diminutive" menu (the portions of which are large enough to ensure no one goes home hungry). On a recent evening, though, we noted that their house mixed greens salad came out with a stingy portion of wilted greens. Come on! The best vinaigrette in town deserves a... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It appears my review will be something of an outlier among all the glowing reviews here, but Cucina Rosa is, in my opinion, being overrated by the tourist crowd it gets at the Washington Street Mall. (With perhaps one or two exceptions, the discerning diner should avoid the mall options entirely, except for ice cream.) Fifteen years ago we ate... More

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Pikesville, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Food was wonderful; had great ambience and waitress was wonderful! Eggplant parm. Was fantastic! Small restaurant at end of shopping street. Should have reservation if you don't want to wait!

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Cozy Italian restaurant on the Washington St Mall. You can get a bottle of wine or soda, but must bring your own beer. Chicken, broccoli Alfredo was too salty for my tastes. Husband had nice meal of spaghetti and meatballs. Delicious warm bread, butter and hot peppers are brought to your table to start. Waitress was nice.

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Additional Information about Cucina Rosa

Address: 301 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1423
Phone Number: 609-898-9800
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Cuisine: Italian

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