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La Mia Cucina

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PRICE RANGE
$21 - $34
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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APPETIZERS
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Calamari
Calamari steak served abalone style, pounded and lightly breaded in seasoned cracker meal, grilled and served with house made tartar sauce
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Crab and Prawn Cake
Alaskan crab and sweet Gulf prawns with fennel, breadcrumbs, red onion and spices. Grilled and served with a house made sauce on Coleslaw
15
Arancini
Italian rice balls filled with house made sausage, prosciutto, peas and mozzarella, dusted in seasoned breadcrumbs and fried golden brown. Served with a rich tomato pesto sauce
15
Italian Sausage
House made sausage sautéed with fresh heirloom tomato, shallots, garlic, fresh basil and white wine
16
Burrata Caprese
Vine ripened heirloom tomato slices with fresh burrata mozzarella, fresh basil, house made basil oil, salt and cracked pepper
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Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

We ate with friends who recommended this restaurant for Italian food. I'm 100% Italian, and I rate taste and authenticity first rate. Prices are steep, low twenties for pasta, raviolis etc. Dinner includes a basic salad or cup of soup. Maybe prices fit the Monterey...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank melotravel
Reviewed November 27, 2016

They had a special of meatballs and spagetti, which was ordered. The other dish ordered was ravaoili's. Neither was anything special. The service was, however, was great.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed November 19, 2016

Great spot, delicious food. Everything was great! Lasagna Fridays, lovely spot, awesome service. We stopped here for a quick dinner and it was great! Crab cake was awesome, pasta dishes all looked great.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank YoKern
Reviewed November 2, 2016

We love La Mia Cucina. It is our new favorite Italian restaurant on the Monterey Peninsula. The lobster ravioli is my favorite. The house salad is just so-so. Go with the Caesar. Good wine prices and excellent service.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank jills571
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Just off the main street of Pacific Grove this lovely restaurant can easily be overlooked...but that would be a mistake! The food is beautiful and the prices, including a great selection of wines, are very good. The decor is great and the sound levels are...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank ivosper
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a gem! The food was amazing. We came back twice within 3 days. The ravioli's were delicious, made fresh that day. The clam sauce was very light and so flavorful! The soup and salad with strawberries, melon, candied walnuts and blue cheese crumbles...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Jperez04
Reviewed September 17, 2016

My second visit to La Mia Cucina and it is my favorite Italian Restaurant outside of Italy. Walk through the front door and the hostess Paula knows almost every patron and is hugging them like they are family. This is a small, intimate boutique restaurant...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank RL18
Reviewed September 12, 2016

It's getting harder and harder to find amazing traditional Italian dishes....but here you go. La Mia Cucina, hidden in a little side street off Lighthouse, is a white table cloth spot with amazing hosts and a rich ambiance. Celebrate a special occasion or just celebrate...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Indymirage
Reviewed September 10, 2016

An intimate setting, very attentive and pleasant service, nice wine list and we loved our meals. We had Caesar salads with wonderful white anchovies, followed by meat and spinach ravioli (for me) and veal marsala (Chris). Finished with a Tiramisu and expresso. Everything was perfectly...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank LikesGoodMeals
Reviewed August 29, 2016

My wife and I were vacationing in Pacific Grove in April 2016 and walked a block to La Mia Cucina for dinner one evening and were absolutely captured by the delicious cuisine, not to mention the atmosphere and attentiveness to every detail by our server...More

Date of visit: April 2016
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