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La Cucina Italian Grill

1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
+1 910-579-9777
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (34 reviews)
“bread” (76 reviews)
“salad” (40 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends really like this place and recommended it. We went, had a nice table for 6. Service was good and prompt. The food, however, was mediocre. I had the frutta di mare. I had asked if the chef could make me a cioppino. He...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to La Cucina Italian Grill for dinner this past Tuesday evening. We did not have reservations but being off season we did not expect to wait. We were greeted promptly and shown to our table right away. John the waiter...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ddflipper56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Full Disclosure Upfront. I have given this restaurant more than one five star review here on tripadvisor in the past, most recently reviewed back on August 30, 2017, "Great luncheon menu through 4PM when dinner begins." Sadly, I am compelled following having had dinner with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bababooeytoyouall
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Wonderful food and experience. You will not be disappointed. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Created special lunch not on regular menu. It was wonderful.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dfrabon
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent service! Excellent food. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening with good friends. Hoping to return in the near future for a repeat.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marcelline A
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

So glad we stopped here early before the Sunset at Sunset concert. It filled up quickly and see why. My Shrimp Alio was out of this world good. Get it on angel hair pasta. The bread is amazing too!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nancy-a-go-go
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We went on a whim on a Sunday afternoon (5ish). We were seated at once without a reservation. The place is quite small so I do recommend a reservation if possible. The food was excellent. Served hot with a bread loaf that was covered in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Z5471GQnancyk
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The entire experience was wonderful. We arrived early to beat the crowds and were greeted by smiles. The waitress was patient and attentive, helping with the wine selection and some special requests. They were more than happy to serve split meals and even brought us...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

La Cucina is our "go to" restaurant whenever friends or family are visiting and we want to go our for dinner. The meals and service are always great. One of the things that separates them from other restaurants is the fact their wait staff has...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner. Reservations are highly recommended since when we showed up a little after 7 there was a line of folks inside and outside waiting to get seated. Wait staff were fantastic. We had John take care of us. Service was well spaced....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Brian H
3 March 2018|
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Response from kjmarks57 | Reviewed this property |
IT would be best to contact the restaurant directly. The group of (about 16 people) I took to La Cucina was seated at 2 tables, side by side. We went at lunch time.
10 November 2017|
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Response from Noe1ani | Reviewed this property |
Yes, for dinner. Remember that places close a bit earlier around here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Chandlers Ln, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4366
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sunset Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9777
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