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“Authentic Italian Food”
Review of Cucina Enoteca

Cucina Enoteca
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Ranked #9 of 700 Restaurants in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Across from Edwards Cinema
Description: Say hello to the sister restaurant of San Diego's award winning CUCINA urbana! CUCINA enoteca's menu features Italian classics with a modern twist, traditionally coursed or served family-style, and made with the freshest local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Along with house-infused liquors, specialty cocktails and artisan beers, the restaurant's extensive wine list will follow a retail-priced program where guests are invited to visit CUCINA's wine shop, select a bottle to enjoy on site ($8 corkage will apply) or purchase wine to go.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There food taste identical to Rome and Venice. When we miss the food in Italy we go here. There margerhita pizza is so delicious.

Thank Roejen A
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

The restaurant has a cool eclectic vibe, part restaurant, part Italian goods store. It has different seating areas that meet any and all groups' needs. You have indoor more traditional, outside by the fire or out on the covered patio. The decor is a relaxed mix matched combo of chairs and seats that harken back to the cute cafes of Italy. The wine selection is good and food very good. Try the squash blossoms, they are amazing!!!!

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Thank Keith M
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Carpaccio requires a revision .. little flair and tons of cheese ... call it a mistake ... the pizza dry to the dish ... service that was so slow ,., guys make it happen

Thank ALEXANDERREVIEWS
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Delicious appetizers and good happy hour. Nice atmosphere. Nice patio seating and great for summer evenings.

Thank campfamily50
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Only complaint is that the staff tend to ignore you if you're obviously about to ask for the bill, but will be with you in a heartbeat if you're asking for more wine etc.

Tends to get very busy in the evenings.

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Thank Ashleigh L
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