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Cucina Restaurant and Wine Bar

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Italian, Wine Bar
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510 San Anselmo Ave, San Anselmo, CA 94960-2614 (Tunstead)
415-454-2942
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Monday
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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San Anselmo, California
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've enjoyed lunch at Cucina twice in as many weeks since their reopening of lunch hours service. The revitalized interior design is handsome, carefully selected grays, blacks and whites with natural wood and metal accents, one of the best in the north bay. The lunch menu includes salad, pasta, and pizza selections, all nicely prepared. The wine list includes Italian... More 

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San Francisco
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We have eaten here with guests and as a couple multiple times, and it is currently our favorite place to dine in San Anselmo. The menu is straight forward middle to northern Italian with a California influence. The wine list is good but not enormous. It is very popular with the locals and always packed. The tables are close together... More 

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Cambria, California
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Given the high prices, and crowded tables and high noise level, I'm surprised this restaurant is as popular as it seems to be. I selected the chicken breast with lemon and caper sauce, thinking I would get a decent portion. It turned out to be three thin slices. Since I didn't order a side of "smashed" potato (cost extra), I... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

With a recent remodel, the food has been improved as well. Very tasty, good service, not too noisy and lovely atmosphere.

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Thank TravelinGal44
Marin County, California
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Cucina S.A. has reopened with a bang. Great food at great prices. Service was outstanding and the atmosphere is very comfortable. Glad to have such a quality restaurant in sleepy Marin!

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Tomball, Texas
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We were staying in San Anselmo and were walking the town looking for a restaurant within walking distance of our hotel. We found this restaurant forgetting it was valentines day we were asked if we had a reservation. The hostess said she could seat us if we could eat in an hour and a half. No problem. Food and service... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Just enjoyed an outstanding dinner here with great choices of food and wine. The setting is attractive and the service is great.

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Thank dephalp
San Anselmo, California
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159 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

This restaurant only opened a few weeks ago, and it is still a little rough around the edges. My entree (baked tortellini) was a little crusty, the zabaglione dessert came in a mound on a plate instead of in glasses, but overall the food was quite good and it was a pleasant dining experience. I love the ambience at this... More 

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San Rafael, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The restaurant might have changed ownership since the previous visit of about a year or more ago. The service was slow, the waitstaff was not particularly knowledgeable about various types of wines (I am in the wine business but don't know all of the wineries) and there seemed to be more of an emphasis on pizzas rather than fine Italian... More 

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California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We have been going to Cucina for 20 years thru various ownerships and chefs - always been satisified with the food. The new management is abrasive, confrontational and obnoxious - my wife asked for a glass of Ice for her soft drink, the manager went into a rant about why its too expensive to make ice with the new county... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $60
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 San Anselmo Ave, San Anselmo, CA 94960-2614
    (Tunstead)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Anselmo
  • Phone Number: 415-454-2942

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?