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2233 Galloway Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020-2917
(215) 639-9969
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Today
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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  • 18
    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
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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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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW 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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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 5 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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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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200 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
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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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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We booked a party for my mother in laws 60th bday party. We agreed to meet Sunday morning @ 1130 so we had time to decorate and set up for the party. After waiting over an hour the manager finally shows up to open the doors and barely offers an apology. He tells us his paperwork said 1pm. At this... More 

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Bristol, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My daughters rehearsal dinner was here and we could not have asked for better. The food was very good. Everyone raved about it. We will be coming back for dinner

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Additional Information about LA Cena

Address: 2233 Galloway Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020-2917
Phone Number: (215) 639-9969
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Bensalem
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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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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