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La Cucina

25 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z4, Canada
+1 519-836-3031
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
25 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I ordered the Carpaccio appetizer. The beef itself was excellent, but the balsamic reduction was too sweet and far too much was used. It was right on the beef, not around the edge, where a person could choose how much they wanted with each bite....More

1  Thank patrice385
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Pan seared pork tenderloin, walnuts, black truffle paste, white wine served with roasted potatoes. Arrived at 7:15pm without reservation, which I should have probably done. Ordered at 7:22pm La Cucina has been around a long time. I've long heard many good reviews. I had one...More

1  Thank MacVandal
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Wrong taken order by server, Not a good experience for first time dinner. Server confirmed 2 times for the order but still came wrong items. Order vegetables salad came as seafood salad. Order sirloin steak came as T bone steak with gristle and fat. Foods...More

Thank jana232018
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Arrived without a reservation on a busy night & they couldn't have been more accommodating! The food was above average along with the service. They understand hospitality!

Thank pjchotel
Reviewed 21 September 2017

we have been going here for the last 7 years and it just keeps on getting better and better. - totally excellent food and service - - I think this is this best Italian restaurant I've ever been to .

2  Thank ray873
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We received a gift card to experience this establishment. We called for a reservation. When we got there they couldn't find it. The food was under cooked and sparse But I can't even say it was good. The waiter is another story. Just say he...More

3  Thank RJMToronto
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were a family of 4 adults and 1 child. We had a reservation our table was ready when we arrived. Selection and service were both amazing!

1  Thank Maureen T
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Ten of us enjoyed dinner here last Saturday evening. It wasn't very busy. The appetizers were tasty (bruschetta/ calamari). Everyone enjoyed their choice of entree (pasta/ lamb chops/ rabbit). This was the second visit this summer. Overall the food is good and the choices substantially...More

Thank Len R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Our family had dinner there Saturday evening.We arrived expecting to have a pleasant evening in a quaint establishment serving good food with excellent service. What a disappointment! We were seated.in a drafty corner and no one offered to turn on the heater.When the server (Sergio)...More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I loved the size and atmosphere of this place. You really need to understand the sense of a small european restaurant to appreciate what the owner has done to create La Cucina. The service was friendly, and well informed about the menu. The food was...More

Thank Spockis54
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12 November 2017|
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Response from SonjaMD | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the summer and they had a different feature every night. I would check their website to see if it advertised. Those features may have only been for summer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-836-3031
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