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515 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1, Canada
+1 587-353-6565
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“salad” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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515 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1, Canada
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We met at Cucina before a show. It was busy but the staff was attentive and service was timely. Cucina has an excellent wine selection and good happy hour specials. The entre's were the star of the evening. My friend had gnocchi that was delicious....More

Thank Luynn k
Teatro G, Public Relations Manager at Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your review, Luynn! We're so glad you enjoyed Girls Night with us!

Reviewed 23 March 2018

I stopped in for breakfast with a friend, what a great little spot. The latte and cappuccino's were excellent. I was tempted by several things on the menu and I ordered the avocado toast and it was wonderful. The service was excellent, The overall spot...More

Thank Ian K
Teatro G, Public Relations Manager at Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you for your review, Ian! We hope we can host you again soon!

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal here tonight, brilliant service and food cooked with care. The coffee was the best I have had since leaving Australia. Thank you Facebook for posting this restaurant in my feed.

Thank Janine D
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Was told by a friend to meet her here. I never even heard of the place and what a nice surprise. They have everything from food to dessert to coffee. The service is excellent, and the food amazing. I know I only had the salad,...More

Thank Jehad A
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner with cowokers Jul17 and I would rate this restaurant as average.Tge size of restaurant is small and comfortable.It is clean but nothing really fancy.I had chicken rancho with rizoto and find chickken is too dry and side dish too oily.They dont have...More

Thank Svetlana T
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I recently had a breakfast meeting at Cucina. It is a fairly small spot and is very busy so I would recommend you make a reservation, especially if you are with a group. I stared with an Americano which was delicious. Strong and full bodied....More

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience here. The food was very delicious and the service was great. We will be back!

Thank mjrichter9
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The service was good and the place full. I had a Benedict with a biscuit rather than English muffin. This was a nice combo. And service and atmosphere was Good in the morning

Thank OWD1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Has an interesting menu and the risotto special was delicious as was the octopus. Unfortunately the soup was served luke warm, service was slow and the waiter was unfriendly and rude. Overall a negative experience and disappointing for a relatively expensive lunch. Happy to pay...More

Thank dmdix0n
Reviewed 16 April 2017

What a great little place. Very busy at lunch so reservation highly recommended. Excellent pasta and can get half orders which is great as the half order is lots for lunch. The menu had nice choices and the desserts look Devine, we didn't this visit...More

Thank Stamp26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 587-353-6565
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