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) #255 of 3,049 Restaurants in Calgary $$ - $$$ Italian, , Gluten Free Options
515 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1, Canada
+1 587-353-6565
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“porchetta” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
515 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience here. The food was very delicious and the service was great. We will be back!

Thank mjrichter9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good and the place full. I had a Benedict with a biscuit rather than English muffin. This was a nice combo. And service and atmosphere was Good in the morning

Thank OWD1
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Has an interesting menu and the risotto special was delicious as was the octopus. Unfortunately the soup was served luke warm, service was slow and the waiter was unfriendly and rude. Overall a negative experience and disappointing for a relatively expensive lunch. Happy to pay...More

Thank dmdix0n
Reviewed 17 April 2017

What a great little place. Very busy at lunch so reservation highly recommended. Excellent pasta and can get half orders which is great as the half order is lots for lunch. The menu had nice choices and the desserts look Devine, we didn't this visit...More

Thank Stamp26
Reviewed 30 March 2017

With downturn with the oil and gas industry, you don't see a busier spot then Cucina in downtown Calgary. The food was fantastic and just the right portion. Love the decor and ambiance. I had the porchetta for one meal and lamb chop for the...More

Thank qqsong
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We're eaten at Cucina numerous times, and the food is consistently good. The service has always been hit or miss but after this last visit we won't be back. Made a reservation two weeks in advance for Valentines Day on OpenTable. Cucina called to confirm...More

Thank CanadaAdamCalgary
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were there twice the last month and both experiences were great. Atmosphere is good, menu selection is good, food was great. You can eat at the bar, in small secluded corners, at small or large tables so most groups can be accomodated.

Thank flameforever
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My husband and I have eaten at Cucina 5 times now over the past couple of years and the food and service have been consistently great! Most recently I had the pickerel and it was cooked to perfection. Love the combination of flavours that they...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We had a couple of Groupons to use so we visited Cucina twice in 2 weeks. Our first visit was less than impressive. The food was decent but not inspiring, and our server was having a very busy night. She was quite abrupt, almost to...More

1  Thank donnyawesome
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Was there last night with a groupon on deal. Although they couldn't find our confirmed reservation we were accommodated accordingly. Food is very delicious, was shocked by the small salad for $14!- but it tasted great, I suppose that's what you pay for a gourmet...More

Thank yusufjoseph
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 587-353-6565
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