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“Best Italian food -ever!”

La Cucina Ristorante Italiano
Ranked #531 of 2,391 Restaurants in Honolulu
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
rainb0wtraveler
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“Best Italian food -ever!”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

This is a very small restaurant with one cook and one server. If you have a couple of hours for dinner, it is well worth your time!

Fresh pasta is cooked from scratch - best dish was arguable as they were all good. We had the Trenette Norcina - a sausage pasta; the Scampi Limone - shrimp with a lot of lemon zest; and the Risotto - holy cow, I never liked it risotto before I tried this one! Most of the time, risotto is like mushy rice - this dish is a killer and I would order it again, but share it since it is very, very rich.

Tiramisu was very good as was the starter salad that we shared. Best to have everything family style, as the dishes are quite large and you want to taste as many dishes as you can.

Tips: You must make a reservation, and they only accept reservations for 4 or more. We had a party of 3 and waited about 45 minutes.

  • Visited September 2012
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