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Cucina Bella

220 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2639
+1 847-458-2504
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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220 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2639
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just finished up at Cucina Bella, Comfortable and very pleasant atmosphere. Brian our server was very attentive and knowledgeable. He suggested a fantastic Cabernet. The food was rich, cooked to perfection and served in abundance. We have enough leftovers for dinner tomorrow night. Tiramisu was...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Saltimbocca (veal) as a classic of Roma with a fond memory of the entrée. The Clams & Mussels in white sauce are delicate with a flavor prepared to perfection. Service is excellent with the personal touch of inquiry by the owner. Always ask if...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Normally the food is excellent at this place but something was off this time. The marinara sauce wasn't up to pa like usual. But my biggest complaint is that the bar is very inconsistent--drinks are occasionally good but more often they are very weak and...More

Thank Sherry A
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Bella Cucina is a very vibrant restaurant in downtown Algonquin. It's is a very old building that has great charm with brick walls including one dividing the two original buildings. The noise is a little loud but we didn't mind as most are locals where...More

Thank KelloggTraveler
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Friends have been wanting us to join them here for a long time, we finally made it happen and we were so glad we did. The restaurant is much larger inside than you would think from the outside although with the construction on Main street,...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very, mediocre. I've been to countless authentic Italian restaurants since I was a little kid so maybe I have high expectations. Food is ok at best and overpriced. Atmosphere is nice and the place looks clean. I'll never go back though. There are plenty of...More

Thank Olgamj12
Reviewed 5 July 2018

You are first greeted as you walk in with a smile and thank you for coming and I saw every one get greeted like this. This is not really close for me to come there. I am a Groupon buff, so when I saw this...More

1  Thank grush65
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We come here often and grab Groupons for this place when available. Came here on a Tuesday; early 5:15pm. By 6:00pm it was pretty crowded. Tried the Goat Cheese/Marinara Appetizer. Thought they were a little stingy with the goat cheese but not a deal killer....More

Thank Trav_LN_now
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Wow. This is a wonderful restaurant. The waitress said their ravioli is homemade. Salad and bread were also very very good.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Portions are huge! We came on a Sunday and the restaurant was quite busy. The mussels are our favorite appetizer. Delicious! I had the lemon piccata and he had the five finger cavatelli. Both were amazing and came with soup or salad. Our server was...More

Thank DocLHR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2639
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-458-2504
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Cucina Bella offers authentic Italian cuisine accompanied by a great selection of wine and spirits. A stylish, comfortable atmosphere and simple decor adorned by brick walls create a cozy feeling at Cucina Bella. Fresh ingredients serve up savory recipes, creating an unforgettable visit time and again. Combining creative dishes and a wide variety of flavors, Cucina Bella enhances a true Italian dining experience to be shared among family and friends.​
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