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2233 Galloway Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020-2917
(215) 639-9969
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11:30 am - 9:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 am
Sat 4:30 am - 10:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Food Fast

Conveniently close to me, is a food favorite place to get a yummy meal in a jif for less then $10:-) Service is always nice! WHEN you go, get the penne chicken in vodka sauce.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Sarah K
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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Hard to believe I live so close to this establishment and it's been over twenty years since my wife and I visited. Well we went back and we weren't disappointed. The entire staff was extremely friendly and attentive. They also had live music which was nice, they also had Sinatra playing in the background. My wife and I both had... More 

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I love this restaurant. I don't really understand why other people complain about portion sizes. If you need that much food go to an all you can eat buffet. Drinks are awesome too. Matt makes the best martinis!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Conveniently close to me, is a food favorite place to get a yummy meal in a jif for less then $10:-) Service is always nice! WHEN you go, get the penne chicken in vodka sauce.

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Special # 8 is an excellent value. A large portion of Chicken Parm, al dente pasta, with a salad and their fresh-made garlic bread for $8.95. Anything on their bread is good. I don't like their pizza because the crust is thick and doughy and I prefer thin, crisp crust.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I used to be a regular at La Cena until they hired a new chef and manager, increased the prices and reduced the portions. Bronzino is now $38 with a very small portion of veg and potato. I can go to Newtown and get the same entree for $30 with better sides. I purchased a lot of CBS 3 local... More 

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Recently went here for the first time with a large group for business. Food was excellent from the seafood to the bolognese. Great bread! Service was superb and friendly. If you are in the area, maybe at the casino or horse track, stop by here for dinner.

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Bristol, pennsylvania
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98 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We did not know what to expect at La Cena. Like I said in a different review about a nearby restaurant, I have to stop assuming that restaurants in a strip mall cannot be good. La Cena is more upscale than I expected. The food is somewhat classic Italian with a contemporary twist. The service is excellent. Fresh baked bread... More 

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88 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I felt very compelled to write a new review after my 5 star rating last year. Things are not quite as good......although the atmosphere and menu are the same, servings have changed. No longer do they offer the delicious complimentary salads. Getting 2 of our favorites from the past was a great comparison meter. My veal chef norberto (strange a... More 

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Bensalem
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Food excellent, service excellent, prices reasonable. Never disappointed with our food.they always have delicious specials, along with good coupons.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Lovely restaurant! Everything from drinks to dessert was excellent. Calamari appetizers , salad, prime rib special with choice of shrimp, crab , or lobster, Chilean Sea Bass over risotto , with asparagus and topped with chunks of crab meat! Rack of lamb was cooked to perfection . Everyone's meal was great as was the presentation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2233 Galloway Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020-2917
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Bensalem
  • Phone Number: (215) 639-9969

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 am
Saturday
4:30 am - 10:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?