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Italian, Canadian
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515 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1, Canada
+1 587-353-6565
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri 06:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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205 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 the point of rudeness. My wife ordered coffee at the end of the meal and... More 

Thank donnyawesome
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89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 salad. Overall had a good time, managed to save a fair amount of money with... More 

Thank yusufjoseph
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time at Cucina. We found it to be a very cozy little restaurant. Our hostess was Gisa, and she was delightful. She was very knowledgeable and attentive, and had a wonderful sense of humor. I had the Porchetta (fabulous!), my wife had the Pappardelle Alla Bolognese (she is still raving about it!). Our friends had the... More 

Thank dmundrick
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47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was reasonably good. Wine list was good I went using a Groupon. The tiramisu was a great end to the meal.

Thank Kent C
Edmonton, Canada
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59 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 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 

2 Thank RandHVacations
Calgary, Alberta
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

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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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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 

1 Thank AnonymousAlberta15
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134 reviews
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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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31 restaurant reviews
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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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32 restaurant reviews
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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

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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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?