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Cucina Alessa

6700 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1824
+1 949-645-2148
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
“cannoli” (3 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
6700 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1824
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Back after a few years, and we were happy to be seated right away, even though it was a weekend night. Celebrating a birthday and our waiter was thoughtful, knew exactly how to open and decant the special wine we had brought.. Not sure if...More

Thank AnitaNewportBch
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Went there for my birthday last weekend and very much enjoyed the atmosphere and the excellent customer service. Our server Pablo went above and beyond to ensure that we had a great time. The food portions were huge especially the scallops risotto which was plenty...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We hadn't been to Cucina Alessa for about five years. Were we happy that we decided to give it another try. The menu has a very wide variety of homemade pasta dishes that are unusual and delicious. There are plenty of selections of salads, pizza,...More

Thank JulianSolo
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This was a total surprise on a Sunday afternoon when we met with two dear friends, who recommended Cucina Alessa, and we had never heard of it and come to find our friends have been eating there for years on their quiet date nights. She...More

Thank KatrinaNeylon
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful night with my family. My daughter made reservations in a pretty packed Monday night service. Good idea to call ahead. Monday is industry night, which means 50% off food! (My daughters boyfriend is a bartender so we got the deal). The burrata...More

Thank Ed A
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Cucina Alessa is our go-to date night Italian place. We’ve been coming here for years and tried quite a few dishes. We love the prosciutto the best but all the other appetizers we’ve tried are all very good. Of the pasta entree, my favorite are...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Going to this restaurant for dinner was a wonderful experience. All the dishes that my family ordered were delicious and well made. There is an Italian restaurant in my home town that has amazing food, but this definitely changed my perspective on Italian food. I...More

Thank Aydin B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is our 4th visit. Best Italian Food in SoCal. Fresh Homemade pasta. Braised short rib Tortellini with Walnut Mushroom Cream Sauce is unbelievable. My wife gets the gnocchi with vodka cream everytime. Right across the street from north Newport beach. You will love it.

Thank Randall S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I had my first lunch after the new year's eve... That was amazing and delicious under the sun... But also we go back the same day at night with some friends and that was again a excellent cuisine... I totally recommend.

Thank Pinkema a
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Went to Santa Ana for a baseball tournament and chose this wonderful restaurant for my birthday dinner (my kids treated me). The food was excellent. The calamari was the best I have ever had with its flavors and tenderness. I ended up ordering the Conchiglie...More

Thank adamlikestheresa39
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6700 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1824
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-645-2148
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