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Cucina Alessa

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 October 26, 2018

Well the restaurant looks a bit dark inside however it is still unique in a strange way. It a bit classy as well and the most important is the food which is really delicious and well presented

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TravElkouteini
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We stopped in for a glass of wine and appetizers after visiting the Huntington Beach Art Show next door. Enjoyed the Bruschetta and the Burrata with Heirloom Tomatoes. Nice wine selection with mostly Italian wines.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marcia R
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

HB is known as a pretty casual place. Being almost downtown this place's ambiance is a little more upscale. A little uncomfortable in t-shirt and board shorts coming from the beach. Cool bar upstairs-but overall a little pricey.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed September 1, 2018

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.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dave T
Reviewed August 27, 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Donna S
Reviewed August 23, 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gojomazjo
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Famluv2travel
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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
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions
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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