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La Cuisine French Restaurant

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48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
3524332570
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Central Florida, Florida
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124 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Step through the doors and you are transported to Paris! The French owner greets you at the door and chats amiably with the customers.The décor is awesome in the typical Parisian red and black scheme. Service is impeccable and unhurried just like in France. My husband raved about the carrot soup and I sighed with pleasure at the country pate.... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from Ocala, Florida, where I met my girlfriend for lunch at La Cuisine. It was one of the best meals I have ever had. Excellence across the board. I just wish I do not live an hour away. I had the special- Spinach Mushroom Crepe. Side salad. Excellent dressing, on the side. Cherry Almond souffle for... More 

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2 Thank Jules G
Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

La Cuisine is a very comfortable and inviting place to have lunch, brunch or a fine dinner. The food is tasty and not pretentious. The prices are reasonable for the offerings. The bloody Mary is a must have.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Went to La Cuisine with a coworker for a business dinner. This restaurant is outstanding! Owned by a very nice French couple and the food is authenticity French and delicious. The wine selection was nice and a full bar was available as well. The restaurant has a bistro feel and tastefully decorated. Highly recommended for a business dinner or an... More 

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2 Thank Mark N
Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

I've eaten here four times (with and without my older children), the service has always been great, the food exceptional. It is expensive, but a great choice for a special night or celebration.

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1 Thank Christine M
Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Excellent Beef Bourguignon served efficiently in a very pleasant ambiance. This restaurant would deserve top rating if it had slightly more room and space btween tables...

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Thank edward465
Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Good food, not terribly exciting,just good. Great service for our group. Parking a little dicey because of downtown Ocala.

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Thank THEGrandestgramma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This place is just amazing. The food is totally authentic, the staff are really great, nothing is too much trouble and everything is utterly delicious. It is truly special place. Expect to be spoiled rotten!

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Thank samantha w
Ocala
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Food was excellent and as authentic as you can get outside of France; the ambiance is just right and the staff are not in your face every few minutes; a perfect place for a special occaision

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dnnellon, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We love the Scottish salmon special that they have. The organic chicken is some of the best chicken I've ever had. The hanger steak special is a great choice. And the soufflés are executed perfectly. So light and fluffy. Even the homemade ice cream was an unexpected surprise.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $35
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
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: 3524332570
Description
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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