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C & O Cucina

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3016 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5549 (Thatcher)
+1 310-301-7278
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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New York, New York, United States
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135 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hearty lunch with a variety of beers. Good service promptly provided by a friendly staff. While the restaurant was crowded, the noise levels were more than tolerable, an unusual but positive fact.

Thank Charles M
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We went here on our first night in LA. The food was extremely tasty, the staff were friendly, the setting was nice and the service was extremely fast. Would 100% go there again.

Thank Lucy G
Marina del Rey, California
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We went with another couple for a simple mid week dinner. The guys shared a "gargantuan" pasta, and there was enough to take home for another dinner. I had the white fish which was delidious--and my friend enjoyed the shrimp. We all enjoyed the famous garlic rolls which kept coming until we said--enough!

Thank Quarterdeck
Albany, NY
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124 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The C & O Cuchina should not be confused with the "sister restaurant" the C & O Trattoria which is a couple blocks off the beach in Venice. This restaurant is less than a block from Lincoln Blvd. We've known about "the Cucina" since it opened, but always ended up at "the Trattoria". It's a looooong trip from the Great... More 

Thank Rogerl53
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Love this place, we always visit it during our time in LA. Excellent food, friendly people, delicious italian food.

Thank Ada Lys D
Ocoee, Florida
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54 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

The C&O Cucina located 3016 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA is amazing italian restaurant with awesome food, large portions and every time, free, breads with garlic on the table! Good and happy people, good price and service!

Thank 719cromero
Marina del Rey, California
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is really fun. They can be slow but the wait staff does their best to keep things moving, they are very friendly. The food is good basic, no frills Italian. It would not be in business in New Jersey, but for a spot at the beach, it make a fun evening. There can be a very long wait... More 

Thank Elaine K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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219 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very simple but cosy place with good service and affordable prices. Nothing special, but honest good food.

Thank Els J
Culver City, California
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Solid Italian spot with wonderful Garlic knots that are brought around every 5-10 minutes fresh. Main dining room is nice but we tend to hit the Rat Pack Lounge as it's more casual. Chicken Parm is hard to pass up but most of the menu is good. The marinara sauce is very good but needs to be served with the... More 

Thank Reverantone
Los Angeles, California
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is one of the most favorite restaurants of my two daughters. We had dinner there few times. Their pasta and salmon is great. The lamb shank is also superb. But my most favorite is the unlimited garlic bread rolls that keeps on coming, even though I should not eat that many of them.

Thank NazmulUla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3016 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-301-7278
A Venice-Marina locals favorite since its opening In 2003; only eight blocks from it's sister location C&O Trattoria. (A venice Beach landmark for over 20 years) This location spoils its guests with its regional Italian favorites and the addition of an enticing Grill Menu and Rat Pack Martini Bar; with it's signature cocktails and fine wine selection. An Intimate outdoor patio, valet parking and private banquet rooms are available for your special occasion.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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