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Italian Cucina

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95 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938
215-862-3818
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5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 119
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Find & Delicious Food

We visited for the first time yesterday and found the experience exceptional. It's a small little place, kind of buried deep on Main Street. The place is very homey, the chef extremely personable, and the food was top notch! There was no menu, the waitress just told us about some specials. We had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Julia G
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We visited for the first time yesterday and found the experience exceptional. It's a small little place, kind of buried deep on Main Street. The place is very homey, the chef extremely personable, and the food was top notch! There was no menu, the waitress just told us about some specials. We had Burrata & spinach salad, scalps, and amazing... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Very small (reservations area a must!), no printed menu,...huge portions. Tight quarters (maybe 25 seats?) so be sure you want to know your table neighbors! Food is like grandma's kitchen...if you are Italian. Don't miss the appetizer that is sausage, cheese & rabe...if Joe offers it that night. Salads are enough for four people...and bring your own wine. This place... More 

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Clinton, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I found this restaurant on trip advisor 3 years ago and decided to go for my birthday. My husband and I loved it. Since then we have been back many times. Went this March for my birthday again. Unfortunately the verbal menu had not changed much at all. The menu never really changes much. Salads and apps are very limited.... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A very unique dining experience. Italian Cucina is a cozy little cottage on Main St. in beautiful New Hope. You feel like you are in your Italian Grandmother's kitchen, but the chef/owner is the warm and friendly Joe who makes you feel like you're his visiting cousins. The food is simply the best Italian food I have ever had! Fresh... More 

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New Hope, PA
Top Contributor
364 reviews 364 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Located just off Main Street (Rt 32 aka River Road) up a short pedestrian lane, Italian Cochina is set inside a small wooden cottage. it has a big reputation for outstanding Italian cuisine, that changes daily, at the wim of the Chef Joe. Special orders do not upset him either! BYO.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My mouth is still watering from the delicious ravioli dinner I had last night. This place is small and you need reservations in the heart of New Hope. Good friends who are regulars took us here and we became hooked. The place is a BYOB and we ordered salads which were unique. We were with a group of vegetarians and... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Cozy little place with outstanding, authentic Italian food. Try the fresh burrata and pasta "sacks"! Joe is a wonderful host as well. Bring your favorite wine and enjoy a wonderful dining experience!

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South Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We spent the day exploring Lambertville and New Hope, and saw the show, Plaid Tidings at the Bucks County Playhouse and then had dinner at the Italian Cucina. What a nice day! The highlight, though was dinner. The place is tiny and the tables are very close together. We were seated in the enclosed front porch which held only three... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If you've managed to wander here without a reservation and get a table, consider yourself very lucky indeed. Instead, do yourself a favor and make a reservation, you'll be glad you did. The chef/owner's concerns appeared to be good food made of fresh ingredients, and he gets an 'A' in my book. 4 of us were out for dinner, and... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

very small but incredibly warm and engaging dining experience in this old fashioned red table cloth italian charmer; great food and service overseen by the owner, a delight in his own right, highly recommended, straightforward italian fare not to be missed

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 95 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  New Hope
  • Phone Number: 215-862-3818

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm

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