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Roman Cucina

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$$ - $$$
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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, California
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187 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here on the way home on a Friday night and there was a line out the door so we figured it must be amazing. We ordered the Marinara sauce and Chicken Parm to go. They came with a salad that was marginal- and the dressing was mostly oil. The pasta / sauces were ok- actually a lot of... More 

Thank Rita T
Laguna Hills, California
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is my all time favorite Italian Restaurant! I love there food and warm service I always experience when dining here!

Thank Samantha H
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241 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and great service. Come early to avoid a wait. Everything we've tried has been good. From the crisp cold salads, Italian wedding soup, lasagna, fettucini alfredo with chicken Milanese, penne with meatballs, Gluten free fusilli with shrimp in a lemon cream sauce, and the cheesecake. We will be back again.

Thank Cheyenne P
Mission Viejo, CA
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40 reviews
36 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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161 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 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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162 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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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37 reviews
20 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, 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?