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La Cuisine French Restaurant

48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
+1 352-433-2570
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (28 reviews)
“duck” (31 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful atmosphere and food. Both my friend and I have been to France a number of times and if you didn't know better you feel like you have been transported back there in time. It is a wonderful restaurant experience and is on our regular...More

Thank VaT R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a beautiful graduation celebration for my daughter at La Cuisine. From the wonderful people who confirmed (and helped me change) our reservation to the absolutely divine food and the amazing service, to the generous staff being able to accommodate last minute additions to...More

Thank Kimoreena
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good atmosphere in a place run and operated by a French national. Authentic and great tasting meals that will not break your wallet. We will be back

Thank ll-iTravel-ll
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to go with friends. You really feel like you just stepped into a restaurant in France and enjoy a fabulous menu with great prices for lunch time. Such an unexpected pleasure sitting down at a table and being...More

Thank brelda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had three delicious meals. My husband had the duck, my son had rack of lamb and I had short ribs. Everything was cooked to perfection. If we live here we would come back again and again. The service was first class.

Thank loveitaly95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for true French cuisine, this is the place. Excellent food from steak tartare to fois gras to duck and most sinful desserts, all prepared with care in the classic way, with a modern twist. Great bar drinks. Nice decor and atmosphere....More

Thank momamo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful little find, as good as French food gets, in Ocala, of all places. Together we sampled the fresh roasted garlic, scallop appetizer, grouper, champignons, broccoli and potatoes gratin. If nothing else you must try the French Onion Soup. I have eaten...More

Thank MelonNJ
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We felt like we were in a Paris Bistro. Everything from the decor to the bar to the food evoked France. Very warm and inviting atmosphere - oh, did I mention that the food was to die for? We had Escargot and Diver Scallops as...More

1  Thank Art75N
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Today Pam and I took her Sister Pat to La Cuisine for brunch. I love the Escargot which I have everytime I go. We all had a version of Eggs Benedict, I had the more traditional version, english muffin, fresh spinach, pork belly and a...More

Thank chrisv1960
Reviewed 20 March 2018

My daughter,sister and I went on Sunday for brunch. My sister had the quiche and a salad, I had the French Toast with seasonal berries, while my daughter had two eggs over crisp bacon belly with roasted potatoes. Everything was delicious! We had an amazing...More

Thank Patricia G
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Questions & Answers
Robert G
29 May 2017|
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Response from la-cuisine-ocala | Property representative |
Hello, we do have our own parking lot besides the restaurant.
Laura H
25 February 2017|
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Response from Auntieknowsbest | Reviewed this property |
They did have foie gras the last time I was there. The entrees are country French, not Parisian French. So think stews and lamb shank.
Carol G
18 April 2015|
Response from la-cuisine-ocala | Property representative |
Hi Carol, sorry for not responding earlier, we did not see your question before today. We do not take orders online so far but you can call us to place a to go order. As for the soup today we have an asparagus creamy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$35
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-433-2570
  • E-mail
Looking for a romantic escape, a quiet spot for a business lunch or dinner, a cozy place for a friend or family reunion? Or simply craving hearty, quality food and dedicated service? Located at the heart of beautiful downtown Ocala, La Cuisine with its unique French bistro atmosphere, award-winning menu alongside world-class food, full liquor bar and extensive selection of wines, is worth a closer look! Our specialties include Escargots in Garlic Butter, Traditional French Onion Soup, Beef Bourguignon, Braised Pork Shank in Honey Sauce, Duck a l' Orange, Free Range Chicken, Ratatouille and our genuinely authentic Creme Brulee, to mention just a few!
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