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La Cucina Italian Grill

1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
+1 910-579-9777
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (26 reviews)
“garlic bread” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Excellent food and service. The noise level is high as there are many diners in a small restaurant. The restaurant is attractive inside.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had a wonderful dinner on Saturday evening. Good food and great wine. Recommend reservations other wise you will wait.

Thank Queenklg
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My husband and I have now been here twice. I would recommend calling to get a reservation. The place is a bit small so it's a bit busy during the evening rush. This past Saturday we had a 7:30 reservation and still had to wait...More

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Excellent service, just a short wait with a reservation on a Saturday night, all family members(18-75years) enjoyed a different entree, and the Pasta Fagiole was perfect!

Thank HappyTraveler1232015
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Busy spot (a bit noisy), BUT: the Italian fare was delicious, fresh, and generous. Casual seating; excellent service -- we loved our no-nonsense waiter -- had a sense of humor and was on point. Pasta dishes were excellent - try the lobster ravioli. Salads fresh...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere! Suggest reservations as the restaurant is quite small! Lasagna is fabulous and the Caesar salad is one of the best I've had!

Thank nikki_mcbride1
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to La Cucina and I think the food was even better this time around. Everyone ordered something different and we all enjoyed our meals immensely. We expect to come back the next time we are in town.

Thank jcfrazee
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This restaurant is excellent. It is pricey and a bit formal for the beach, but the food cannot be beat! I highly recommend it!

1  Thank CharlotteReviewer
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We have been here twice in the past month and have been awed by the quality of the food and the courteous service. The servers and staff work as a team to make your experience enjoyable--even though they are incredibly busy during the season. I...More

Thank Sightcee
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I got the impression that most of the food here is prepared ahead of time and just finished at the last minute. It was OK, but certainly not something I would recommend. The service was efficient -- maybe too efficient. But this may be what...More

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I haven't tried all 15 but it is the best we have tried so far.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 24
Dinner, Lunch
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sunset Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9777
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