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La Cuisine French Restaurant

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48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
+1 352-433-2570
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Vero Beach, FL, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While on a weekend jaunt to Ocala, I made a reservation for Sunday brunch at La Cuisine. We arrived when the opened at 11:00 and were promptly seated at a nice table in the main dining room. The interior has a French country look, medium red walls with dark wood floors and white accent. The ceiling was interesting, lathe strips... More 

Thank Donnie Y
West Melbourne, Florida
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took my husbands mother here for an early Mother's Day celebration and were quite pleased. We started with escargot and French onion soup which both were delicious. My MIL had one of the specials which was a hanger steak. I didn't think it sounded appealing when the waiter mentioned molasses but after trying a bite was quite impressed. Hubby... More 

Thank Kathy L
United States
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189 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our first visit here to celebrate our anniversary, very good but not highly impressed. As a mystery shopper who does evaluations for several nationwide chain restaurants I may be a bit to critical but this is the way I saw it. We were some of the early diners so pulled into a fairly empty parking lot, someone needs to pay... More 

Thank Margaret S
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good bistro food and a reasonably priced wine list. This place is an oasis in the culinary desert of Ocala.

Thank Michael C
Plainville, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant for special occasions. The atmosphere is cozy and romantic and the food is good. I get the beef bourguignon which I love... my husband and son have ordered a few different dishes and were pleased with them all. The portions are not big or should I say super sized but are very adequate for the... More 

Thank catherinew902
Ocala, Florida
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, great singer, great service, but the food was sub par and VERY EXPENSIVE. One of our party had beef tips (6 Tips) at $25. I had chicken at $26 and I think I got plucked. High price...low delivery. C U

1 Thank AngusBull
Ocala, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you would like to experience the cuisine and atmosphere of French cooking this is a must experience at either lunch or dinner. Food is genuine and there is a friendly comfortable bar for a casual snack.

Thank Robert V
Ocala, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was recently at La Cuisine with a friend for dinner on Sunday evening. It was a great dinner. This place allows for people to speak and hear each without noise from other patrons. We shared a scallop appetizer that was served with saute spinach and bacon. the scallops were perfectly prepared. I had the soup of the evening which... More 

Thank Patricia G
Lake Bluff
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

The food was fine -- not great, but fine. Cocktails were terrific, but the waiter took forever to take our cocktail order and expected us to order food at the same time. Given that the place was almost empty, there was no reason for this to happen. We told him we wanted to order wine with dinner, but he did... More 

1 Thank Thelwell
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Wanted to go somewhere for dinner that we haven't been before. Was told about La Cuisine. We enjoyed the cuisine from the Brie appetizer to the Creme Brule dessert. Would like to go back again

1 Thank Karen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $35
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-433-2570
Looking for a romantic escape, a quiet spot for a business lunch or dinner, a cozy place for a friend or family reunion? Or simply craving hearty, quality food and dedicated service? Located at the heart of beautiful downtown Ocala, La Cuisine with its unique French bistro atmosphere, award-winning menu alongside world-class food, full liquor bar and extensive selection of wines, is worth a closer look! Our specialties include Escargots in Garlic Butter, Traditional French Onion Soup, Beef Bourguignon, Braised Pork Shank in Honey Sauce, Duck a l' Orange, Free Range Chicken, Ratatouille and our genuinely authentic Creme Brulee, to mention just a few!

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