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La Cucina Italian Grill

1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
+1 910-579-9777
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (70 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a whim on a Sunday afternoon (5ish). We were seated at once without a reservation. The place is quite small so I do recommend a reservation if possible. The food was excellent. Served hot with a bread loaf that was covered in...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The entire experience was wonderful. We arrived early to beat the crowds and were greeted by smiles. The waitress was patient and attentive, helping with the wine selection and some special requests. They were more than happy to serve split meals and even brought us...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Cucina is our "go to" restaurant whenever friends or family are visiting and we want to go our for dinner. The meals and service are always great. One of the things that separates them from other restaurants is the fact their wait staff has...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner. Reservations are highly recommended since when we showed up a little after 7 there was a line of folks inside and outside waiting to get seated. Wait staff were fantastic. We had John take care of us. Service was well spaced....More

Thank Angel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with our friends at the beach. Made reservations but still had to wait 15-20 minutes. Very small restaurant and the service was very slow. However the food was excellent. I love seafood and pasta combinations and this was very good and prices I...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice meal here. We did make reservations. Nice atmosphere and excellent service. The food was outstanding. Very reasonable prices.

Thank C and L L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is must eat restaurant if you are in Sunset area. Reservations are recommended as they are always pretty busy and must wait outside. The chicken and veal parms are pretty awesome. If you like it spicy, ask for the hot sauce between 1-10....you can...More

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We got take out from here and it was great. All of our entrees were nice and hot. Lots of food!! You get a good size salad with it and bread

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Sunday evening was crowded but they made room for our party of 6 quickly. Delicious food, great service, good desserts! Loved the music too!

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has historically been our absolute favorite at the beach. We have loved it for years! However, the last two visits in both June and July were not up to par. In June, the service was lacking. They were clearly under staffed. I decided...More

Thank CharlotteReviewer
matt m, Owner at La Cucina Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear about your two lackluster experiences you had with us. I do apologize for both occasions. Customer service and cleanliness are things that we take pride in, but obviously fell short these times. We did notice the smell you spoke of,...More

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Brian H
March 3, 2018|
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Response from kjmarks57 | Reviewed this property |
IT would be best to contact the restaurant directly. The group of (about 16 people) I took to La Cucina was seated at 2 tables, side by side. We went at lunch time.
November 10, 2017|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, for dinner. Remember that places close a bit earlier around here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sunset Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9777
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