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La Cuisine French Restaurant

48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
+1 352-433-2570
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“escargot” (30 reviews)
“duck” (35 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten at La Cuisine many times over the years and have never been disappointed. The food is always well prepared and plentiful. Good for dinner, good for brunch and was good for Murder Mystery dinner.

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Ocala for one night and choose this restaurant for dinner. We were happily surprised and satisfied with this restaurant; traditional but innovative, profesional and friendly staff, and not too expensive. The Owner is from Lyon, which is one of the best destinations...More

Thank Juantezak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet gem downtown! The drinks are spectacular. The food is delicious. The service is great. We love this place!

Thank joeL1051ME
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the service to the food and the ambiance, wonderful place. Wine list was very nice. I recommend this place.

Thank Ted R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. Casual but can dress up. Food and service is excellent. We have never been disappointed. This was our 5th visit. The ambiance is great too. Almost feel like we are in a French cafe.

Thank Robin T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have a special occasion? La Cuisine French Restaurant will fulfill your desire to make it special. The food is great from appetizers through deserts. The service if friendly and right there when you get low on a drink or water, or need something else from...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Fabulous food, atmosphere, and service! My sister owned a restaurant similar to this one so it made our dinner even more special. We are glad we decided to give this restaurant a try! Did not dissapoint! This will be our place to eat when we...More

Thank ruthcU9522IM
Reviewed September 4, 2018

If you haven't tried La Cuisine for Sunday Brunch... you simply must Elegant but not imposing Superb service knowledgeable but not in your face and a wonderful selection of items from the menu, not it is not a buffet just really delicious selections.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had a mini vacation to Ocala and really enjoyed La Cuisine French Restaurant. We had reservations and got seated right away. The service was wonderful. The food was fresh and high quality. The restaurant was nice and quiet and clean. Great time and we...More

Thank kimwhitney100
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Nothing but great things to say. Excellent food, atmosphere, and service. Owners are extremely friendly and helpfule

Thank William C
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Questions & Answers
Robert G
May 29, 2017|
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Response from la-cuisine-ocala | Property representative |
Hello, we do have our own parking lot besides the restaurant.
Laura H
February 24, 2017|
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Response from Auntieknowsbest | Reviewed this property |
They did have foie gras the last time I was there. The entrees are country French, not Parisian French. So think stews and lamb shank.
Carol G
April 18, 2015|
Response from la-cuisine-ocala | Property representative |
Hi Carol, sorry for not responding earlier, we did not see your question before today. We do not take orders online so far but you can call us to place a to go order. As for the soup today we have an asparagus creamy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $35
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, 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
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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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