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Cucina Alessa

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520 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5134
+1 714-969-2148
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (41 reviews)
“prosciutto” (7 reviews)
“cannoli” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
520 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5134
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pleasant little restaurant in downtown Huntington Beach. Food is OK. But this is not real Italian....at least not their pasta. Wait staff is friendly.

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like this place. But we don't seem to seek it out when we are looking for a special place for dinner. I am afraid that it is kind of forgettable.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Italian restaurant. Not just dishes filled with cheese The Stark was perfect, the carpaccio was thin and spiced with lemons and capers. I think my homemade pesto is pretty good theirs was Awesome! Friendly wait staff and a happy, local environment

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed July 24, 2018

My wife and I went here for a quiet dinner for just the two of us. The evening was everything we hoped for. It is a quiet, well-kept dining area for a very good Italian meal. The staff is very professional, personal and knowledgeable about...More

Thank SoCalScotts
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

At one time it was great. Then the chef and his wife broke up. Chef has the resturant on PCH in newport and in Laguna beach. The one in HB is starting to feel like they shopped at Costco for their food. I'm a local,...More

Thank paulhb1
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We sampled a couple of dishes and drinks at Cucina Alessa. The staff was friendly and talkative and loves the locals and the tourists both.

Thank JALToronto
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We love the Newport Beach location due to its intimacy and friendly service. Their dishes are always fresh and consistent. It’s hard to try new things because we have our favorites. Their specials of the day are always delicious especially their Cioppino filled with mussels,...More

1  Thank Famluv2travel
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in friends’ condo in HB and mentioned that we thought we’d try this restaurant on a night we weren’t doing something with them. They said, “We wouldn’t recommend it,” and she’s Italian. But I read all the good reviews on TA, and...More

Thank MEvans1945
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

After being told by many people to try this place, and after seeing online reviews proclaiming how great it is, we tried it. Josh our server was more interested in having wine with two different tables than waiting on us. The atmosphere was very nice,...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This was our second visit to Cucina Alessa. Loved it last year when we visited Huntington Beach and thought we'd try it again. Loved it this year, too. Staff was super friendly and helpful and service was outstanding. We had 4 people serving 2 of...More

Thank PeaceAndSerenity
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Lori D
September 8, 2018|
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Response from SoCalScotts | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would give them a call, they are very pleasant and helpful.
Eileen B
December 21, 2016|
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Response from roxanne m |
there is a parking structure off ofthe south side of Main Street,HB - access from a side street ,reasonable rates and much easier than driving around . there's also meter parking off of the north side of Main Street on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5134
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-969-2148
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