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La Cuisine French Restaurant

48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
+1 352-433-2570
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (23 reviews)
“duck” (27 reviews)
“souffle” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I chose this restaurant for our anniversary dinner and it was just okay. WE love a good glass of wine so we ordered a bottle of Light Horse which I love. They said it's 35 a bottle so we said sure, we...More

Thank kcioma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us enjoyed our evening at La Cuisine French Resturant. Two ordered the the beef Bourgogne and it was delisious, even the next day leftovers. The stuffed mushroom got rave reviews as did the steak. A little pricey, but worth it.

Thank maryann15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary with a dinner at one of our favorite places in Ocala. La Cuisine never fails to please. Andrew, our waiter, was superb. We started with drinks and an order of escargot. The drinks were perfect and the escargot the best we've...More

Thank HoopFL
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We could not believe we had not dined here previously. Elegant, fine dining with an inventive menu. Service was friendly and they meant to please. Choices made that night: duck, grouper and my husband and I both had the fish du jour which happened to...More

Thank pjwenzel
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Excellent dinner last Saturday with friends at La Cuisine. Always fresh ingridients, and the best sauces! I love french food!

Thank Isabel V
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is an outstanding location with an excellent staff, a decent menu range, and a superbly skilled kitchen staff. I will always bring special guests here as a first choice.

Thank DrCliff
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

1st visit yesterday with a friend for a birthday lunch. The owner, and waiter could not have been more hospitable. The lunch menu was small and when I hesitated, the waiter immediately offered anything we wanted prepared from the dinner menu. Each dish ordered was...More

Thank SLFBman
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We have lived in in Ocala for many years and had never gone to this restaurant. Boy I wish we had! Our food was fabulous. The portions were large and perfectly cooked. The server was attentive but not intrusive. The cocktails were well poured and...More

1  Thank Joan S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Our firest time visit. Patrice Perron, the owner met us cordially at the front desk. He seated us at a great table. The restaurant has been in business for 8 years. The place looks brand new! The ambiance is pleasant and quiet. The service was...More

Thank chagresjim
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Dinner tonight with two friends has left us satisfied and happy. We dine early and had our choice of tables, our waiter was immediately at the table offering refreshments. We settled of some nice wine, ordered appetizers, and our entrée. Dinner was done nicely, in...More

Thank Gary U
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Questions & Answers
Robert G
30 May 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
25 February 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
19 April 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
USD 19 - USD 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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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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