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La Cuisine French Restaurant

48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
+1 352-433-2570
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (28 reviews)
“duck” (31 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Its a small Great place for quiet dinner! Excellent service and better good. One of my top five in Ocala.

Thank fuertes123
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We made reservations and had a wonderful quiet table in the back room. Dinner was fabulous, I had special rack of lamb perfectly prepared and nicely presented. Others had the filet minion which melted in your mouth. Oh and the French onion soup is terrific.

Thank chagresjim
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My friend and both ate at this restaurant for lunch. The restaurant is small with fixed hours of service, and extremely clean. We arrived about 30 minutes after opening and the service help were pleasant and immediately seated up. The lunch menu was limited in...More

Thank 421Bill
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Four of us had dinner at LaCuisine. Very nice wine list. The fish du jour, striped bass, was excellent. Our friends raved about their lamb chops. Perfect portions so we had room for delicious dessert. The owner introduced himself and asked how our meal was....More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 24 February 2018

A very special restaurant in Ocala. I had eaten lunch here a few times and kept telling my husband how wonderful it was. He suggested we go there for our anniversary. We did and he LOVED it. Said it was the "nicest" restaurant we've been...More

Thank Kathleen917
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We had dinner last night and it was fantastic. We split an order of great escargot, I had the Bourguignon Beef which was very good but could have been a little hotter my date had the fish special which was delightful. I especially liked the...More

Thank ndally
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The service continues to disappoint. The appetizers came before we finished the amuse-bouche. The bread came after the appetizers. I had to ask twice for the salt. Service was polite but just not up to standards for an $89 per person prix fixe. The menu...More

Thank mrsnibs
Reviewed 16 February 2018

I've eaten here several times and each time seems to get better. The three times we've eaten there we have been able to park right near the restaurant-that's a great convenience. The waitstaff goes out of their way to answer questions and make you feel...More

Thank TimothyG1178
Reviewed 14 February 2018

While my family and I have enjoyed this restaurant a number of times for their classics which we love. Having said this though their changes in menu, over time, always seem to inspire new and interesting opportunities to expand our dining experience. Today was no...More

1  Thank Lostfarmer
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Husband and I in Ocala on a Monday for business. Read a review of La Cuisine on line and decided to give it a go. From the moment you enter the front door you get a feeling of being transported to a French bistro, The...More

Thank Leigh K
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Robert G
30 May 2017|
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Response from la-cuisine-ocala | Property representative |
Hello, we do have our own parking lot besides the restaurant.
Laura H
25 February 2017|
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Response from Auntieknowsbest | Reviewed this property |
They did have foie gras the last time I was there. The entrees are country French, not Parisian French. So think stews and lamb shank.
Carol G
19 April 2015|
Response from la-cuisine-ocala | Property representative |
Hi Carol, sorry for not responding earlier, we did not see your question before today. We do not take orders online so far but you can call us to place a to go order. As for the soup today we have an asparagus creamy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$35
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-433-2570
  • E-mail
Looking for a romantic escape, a quiet spot for a business lunch or dinner, a cozy place for a friend or family reunion? Or simply craving hearty, quality food and dedicated service? Located at the heart of beautiful downtown Ocala, La Cuisine with its unique French bistro atmosphere, award-winning menu alongside world-class food, full liquor bar and extensive selection of wines, is worth a closer look! Our specialties include Escargots in Garlic Butter, Traditional French Onion Soup, Beef Bourguignon, Braised Pork Shank in Honey Sauce, Duck a l' Orange, Free Range Chicken, Ratatouille and our genuinely authentic Creme Brulee, to mention just a few!
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