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La Cucina Italian Grill

1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
+1 910-579-9777
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (26 reviews)
“garlic bread” (11 reviews)
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1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Busy spot (a bit noisy), BUT: the Italian fare was delicious, fresh, and generous. Casual seating; excellent service -- we loved our no-nonsense waiter -- had a sense of humor and was on point. Pasta dishes were excellent - try the lobster ravioli. Salads fresh...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere! Suggest reservations as the restaurant is quite small! Lasagna is fabulous and the Caesar salad is one of the best I've had!

Thank nikki_mcbride1
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to La Cucina and I think the food was even better this time around. Everyone ordered something different and we all enjoyed our meals immensely. We expect to come back the next time we are in town.

Thank jcfrazee
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This restaurant is excellent. It is pricey and a bit formal for the beach, but the food cannot be beat! I highly recommend it!

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We have been here twice in the past month and have been awed by the quality of the food and the courteous service. The servers and staff work as a team to make your experience enjoyable--even though they are incredibly busy during the season. I...More

Thank Sightcee
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I got the impression that most of the food here is prepared ahead of time and just finished at the last minute. It was OK, but certainly not something I would recommend. The service was efficient -- maybe too efficient. But this may be what...More

Thank BuffaloTravluvr
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Looking for Italian food near sunset beach? Get yourself a reservation and check this place out. There are several decent Italian restaurants in the area, but La Cucina takes the cake, no doubt. Prices were fair and the service was excellent. I had the shrimp...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We had the best meal of our recent trip to Sunset Beach at La Cucina. The food was delicious... especially the chicken alfredo.. We have never tasted such tender moist chicken!!! The complimentary garlic bread loaf was perfect. We had excellent service and the prices...More

Thank LizzieTNC
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The food at this Italian restaurant is absolutely delicious. Bread is to die for! Reservations are recommended as it is extremely popular with locals. The good is wonderful-everything I have had is scrumptious. You can't go wrong!

Thank vholling
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It has been two years since we last visited La Cucina, and my wife and I were anxious to try it again. We were really pleased to see that it is as good as ever. We both ordered seafood over pasta dishes with vodka sauce....More

Thank Jim M
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I haven't tried all 15 but it is the best we have tried so far.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Chandlers Lane, Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4336
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sunset Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9777
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