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La Cucina

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25 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-836-3031
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17:30 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Guelph, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had some really great meals here and some not so great ones. So for that reason it's not a place that comes first to mind when I'm deciding where to eat.

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Thank Pete D
Acton, Canada
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been around for years, but this was my first visit. Wish I had come years ago. Great atmosphere and delicious food. The bread is unbelievable and I don't usually eat bread.We were a party of five and everyone loved their meals. Being family we all had a taste of eachothers dinners so got a good sampling of... More 

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Thank lucyl64
Waterloo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A group of 14 was celebrating a special birthday and all I heard throughout the meal was: "That was delicious!" The service was impecable. Not intrusive to our party at all but always checking to see that everyone was pleased. The Chef's definitely know what they're doing. We enjoyed a full Italian meal: antipasto was phenomenal with something for everyone... More 

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Thank l0rihill
Waterloo, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited La Cucina to celebrate a very special birthday with friends. The ambiance, service and food were all amazing! We will certainly be back and highly recommendL a Cucina to all Italian food lovers.

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Thank _white_jayne873
Calgary, Canada
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142 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We returned to La Cucina with high expectations and we were not disappointed. Service is very good, thanks to the very attentive server, the table are very well presented and the food is excellent.

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Thank SGB59
Guelph, Canada
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249 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Expensive? Well, it depends on your perspective. We all want great value for great food, ambiance and service, but that is impossible to find in Guelph, I challenge anyone to say otherwise. I don't like Italian, I think it is overpriced and I can do as well at home. If so, why not eat at home? Pasta, pizza, paninis, etc... More 

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Thank ric i
Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Service was great, entré so so, desserts excellent, ambiance noisy (ventilation fans), prices way high. Wouldn't go back again.

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Thank AndyN43
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Every Thursday night is date night for us since we met and this year we chose to visit the top 52 restaurants in Guelph as ranked by TA. We have not been back to this restaurant in years and it was a wonderful night for sitting out and enjoying the weather. The nicest patio in the downtown coupled with an... More 

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Thank Brent B
Arkansas
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122 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Listen, I'd just spent 10 days in Italy eating in Sienna, Florence and Venice the month prior. This place is just as good as anything I had in Italy. What a great place. Please go here. The owner is great and takes great pride in his food. My only complaint is the wine selection is all focused on red. I... More 

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Thank David H
Kitchener, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

My father and I went there for supper on a Friday night. Our hostess was delightful and we indeed felt like we were being welcomed into her cucina(kitchen) The ambience was homey with a waiter having lunch as we went by the open kitchen and took in the sights and smells of Italy. We were quickly served a complimentary fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-836-3031

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