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515 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1, Canada
+1 587-353-6565
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri 06:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the tartar and coconut Thai soup to start. Both were amazing and filled with flavors. We anxiously waited for our next course market fish (trout) and gnocchi for 50minutes, but that was okay because it was probably going to be just as amazing if not better than the appetizers. We were wrong. The trout was nice, and the... More 

1 Thank RandHVacations
Calgary, Alberta
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here once before for breakfast about 2+ years ago and forgot how nice the ambiance is. Cozy room, tasty menu, decent wine list and wonderful service. 9.5/10 for breakfast and dinner so far.

Thank WorthTrying
Alberta, Canada
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Came to the restaurant to make a reservation. The lady there was just awful, very busy, running around & in 2 min said around 10 times “Oh My God” which almost made me leave but decided to pursue as I read very good feedback on Tripadvisor. Our server was a nice guy & did his best & gave good recommendation.... More 

Thank AnonymousAlberta15
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134 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was in the restaurant for a food and wine tasting, so though it wasn't a regular dinner service, all the food was prepared by the chef off the menu....and it was amazing. Think it was the best Italian i've had in Calgary. The flavour were intense but the dishes and ingredients were simple. Looking forward to returning!

Thank cp076
Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

From beginning to end, the dinner and service was amazing!! Beautiful full flavour food! Attentive service. Stylish decor. LOVE La Cucina!!

Thank Viva V
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This place has a great concept in food, I had dinner at EAT which is part of this same group and food is amazing. Service is top notch and staff very attentive and smiling. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Daniel C
Ottawa, Ontario
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very prett Bistro. Had a quick dinner with a colleague. Food was very well prepared and very tasty. 1/2 order pasta orders are a great idea. Service was very attentive. Nice change from steakhouses and chain restaurants. Would definitely return on next visit to Calgary.

Thank BoomerOttawa_Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Some of the best pasta in the city, very authentic Italian cuisine, one of the best happy hour promotions currently!

Thank David B
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We were in town for the stampede and found Cucina on out first night in Calgary. The waiter was friendly and made a great wine (Daydreamer Pinot Gris) recommendation to go with the food we ordered. We shared the scallops ceviche starter which was tasty and then I had the spaghetti alla vongole which also resulted in a free meal... More 

Thank Casey B
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Unique menus items, even for lunch. Service was quick, even though the place was packed. Food delivery was very fast, and the quality was top notch! Only negative was sitting next to the open kitchen. It was hot! Will definitely be going back.

Thank NedChiwalski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?