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Roman Cucina

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25214 Cabot Rd, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-5504
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Mission Viejo, CA
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Roman Cucina was purchased by a wonderful couple and they have renamed it Romano Cucina. They have improved on a spectacular menu of the predecessors and continue the presentation of Outstanding selections. The Lasagne is terrific.

Thank Grandpagolf1
Toronto, Canada
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160 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Dropped by here with business colleagues - I'm a bit of a seafood linguine connoisseur - to my surprise, here's an italian restaurant with no seafood linguine on the menu (especially being close to the ocean - disappointed) I ordered a SHRIMP SCAMPI instead - Shrimp sauteed in olive oil, white wine and lemon garlic sauce. (sounds delicious + I... More 

Thank peter d
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We had chicken parmesan, very large portion, but drowning in burnt cheese and overcooked noodles. Other tables ordered pizza -- which lloked much nicer than our entrees.

Thank Jackconly
Thousand Oaks, California
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155 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We came here with family for dinner on a Saturday. Super busy and reservations are not accepted...bummer. But we endured the 45-minute wait and enjoyed a delightful dinner. Good child options, but more important--great menu options for the adults! Three of us had different pasta dishes--meat, cheese and seafood--and everyone was very happy and very full!! We will be back!

Thank GLennox
Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

There's always a wait because the food is delicious, the staff is friendly and efficient, and everything is affordable. Definitely worth a small wait for this little gem!

Thank NatalieLocke1
Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We discovered this place through Trip Advisor and decided to give it a chance. It's a small noisy place in a little strip mall, but the food has been great both times. We've had chicken Parmesan and eggplant Parma and thought both were well prepared. The spaghetti was overlooked, but hot bread, salad that comes with meal, side of brocolli... More 

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Laguna Woods, California
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Was not the best lasagna I've ever had, but it was good and portion was large. Servers were very good. My main complaint is the noise which seems to be popular in most restaurants today, and I don't understand why. It is hard to carry on a conversation. But I must say, the restaurant was packed with people waiting outside... More 

Thank TravelingFriends2015
Sugar Land
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289 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Our friends from Rancho Viejo highly recommended this as the premier local Italian restaurant. Get there early because it is relatively small and very popular. We arrived around 5:45 and got in without any wait, but soon after the crowd was lined up outside. I had a lemoncino martini ($7.00) with the others trying the Rasberry lemon drop ($9.00) and... More 

Thank CaptainSPI
Laguna Niguel, California, United States
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Strip malls sometimes have the best food and Roman Cucina is no exception. I am in a bit of a rut as I love the same dish and get it every time....Chicken Strappata is a pastaless chicken and vegetable dish with yummy garlic and spices. Their Bruchetta is delicious also. The hours are from 5 to 9. On Friday and... More 

Thank Cathy L
Laguna Hills, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Goo Italian food, good service, daily specials such as food, 2 for 1 pasta night, martini night, half off bottles f wine.

Thank Orva S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25214 Cabot Rd, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-5504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Hills
  • Phone Number: 949-380-4228

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