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La Cuisine French Restaurant

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48 SW 1st ave, Ocala, FL 34471
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A quiet corner for our 25th anniversary. We couldn't be in Paris but we could pretend for an evening.

Thank salligator
Ocala, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good ambiance. Food is served well. Good service. Poor parking facility. Food is tasty. French cuisine

Thank 465janakik
Ocala, Florida
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Top Notch Service, and Top Notch Food. French and Classy. Ocala's Finest. Dress to Impress. Bring Your Loved One here for a Special Occasion to Celebrate that Special Day.

Thank Myrna545
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to this restaurant many times. However, I went for their Sunday brunch on 1/8 to celebrate a birthday. Place was not busy. We were placed in the rear of the restaurant. It took more than 20 minutes for our waitress to show up in which she sarcastically asked, "Has anyone helped you?" Obviously, not as we had... More 

Thank G_J_Travelers_2010
Homosassa, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After our last visit to this little French Restaurant several years ago, I couldn't wait to go back. The drive is significant for us, so it isn't a casual visit. We went to celebrate my 64th birthday. At that first visit the Bourguignon was the best I had ever had, and I've thought about it since. This visit it was... More 

Thank CooperSadie13
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I made our first visit to this cozy and wonderful French restaurant last night. Our service with Jesse was top notch - the whole staff was terrific! The food was perfect. Maybe the best bread I have ever eaten. Nice wine selection. Will be back!

Thank John K
Hartford, Connecticut
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in the downtown area for the art walk and decided to give this restaurant a try. We were disappointed! It wasn't so much price, although it was a little pricey, but more about the quality. Everything that we ate from appetizer through entree was very salty. The duck a l'orange was very dry and the... More 

1 Thank georgemM2765CS
Ocala, FL
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For special ocasions this is an excellent choice for french food. Have been at this restaurant many times, and still love the Duck A La Orange

Thank IGVOcala_FL
Marco Island, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been disappointed several times in the past, gave it another shot last week. The special was Red Snapper over a pile of black olives. Thats it, a small slab of fish over a pile of olives. Firstly the olives were so salty that it overpowered the fish. The fish was OK but that dish was certainly not worth $32.... More 

1 Thank Erniel29
Ocala, Florida
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had dinner at La Cuisine several times and have always had an excellent dining experience. We took two friends there on 12-29-16 and the service and food were completely different from our previous visits, The waitperson was impatient to the point of rudeness. It seemed as though she would rather have been somewhere else.My wife ordered the pork... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$35
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: 3524332570
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?