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La Cucina

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25 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z4, Canada
(519) 836-3031
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Kitchener, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My father and I went there for supper on a Friday night. Our hostess was delightful and we indeed felt like we were being welcomed into her cucina(kitchen) The ambience was homey with a waiter having lunch as we went by the open kitchen and took in the sights and smells of Italy. We were quickly served a complimentary fresh... More 

Thank Maurice L
Guelph, Canada
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After having a horrible experience trying to book a party of 24 at another local Italian eatery, La Cucina was more than willing to accommodate on short notice. We were greeted upon arrival by the owner and our two servers, and we're seated immediately at a long table for 24 which was great. The owner chose apps for everyone, they... More 

Thank SunWorship46
Georgetown, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd floor restaurants always struggle a bit, but this one seems to have an advantage: a beautiful covered terrace! A few hiccups during our visit(30 minute wait for our reserved table, sold out of the wine we wanted), but otherwise great. Nicely prepared menu items with the region of origin listed; courteous staff and one of the nicest views of... More 

Thank Louis B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a small street, in historic Guelph was a beautiful restaurant, La Cucina Ristorante. As you walk into the restaurant, you are greeted the ambiance of fresh Italian tomatoes, wines, and jazz style music. The manager greeted us when we came in and from beginning to our last check out we were treated with warm hospitality. The food was AMAZING.... More 

Thank Chakula R
Guelph, Canada
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190 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Went recently for a meeting. The ambience was great, the starters and entree was great. Unfortunately, was unsure of the prices as attended a meeting. Great food and service. Will visit again.

Thank savuka1958
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much to Bruno and all the amazing staff for making our wedding dinner so amazing. The food was incredible, the service outstanding and the atmosphere was perfect. Can't recommend this restaurant enough.

Thank Jeannette S
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

This was the first time we had been to this restaurant, it was my girlfriends 20th birthday so I had asked them for one of the best tables which they said wouldn't be a problem. However, when we got there we got the table the farthest from the nicest one (literally). Not a big deal though. The food was amazing,... More 

Thank Madeline96
Elora, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Found this place by accident on a Wednesday evening which was half price pasta night. Delicious and excellent service!

Thank mermaidloveit
Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Excellent Italian restaurant in Guelph. They have 2 seating's on weekends. Make sure you phone your reso in ahead of time. Excellent selection of food and wine.

Thank 1bsmile
Guelph, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

We went for Saturday night before Valentine's Day and we found the staff to be very friendly and welcoming. The layout of the restaurant is unique once you go up flight of stairs and then walk past the open kitchen area to the dining area .Nice quaint atmosphere. We sat right close to landing so we had a good view... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: (519) 836-3031

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