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La Cucina Italian Grill

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1780 Chanders Lane Unit 11, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
+1 910-579-9777
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16:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Wed 16:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Andrews, SC
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59 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food great service, we ate here for Valentines and the food was excellent! They even gave me a rose for the occasion.

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Thank Caroline L
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not eaten here in a couple of years, but had always enjoyed the food; this time not so much. The service left much to be desired. The menus and food were literally tossed at us. We ordered a fried calamari appetizer for starters and really have no idea what we were served. The pieces were chunked (no rings... More 

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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is our go to place when we want "good" Italian food and don't want to travel too far. Every dish that I ever have had here has been very good. Their Specials are usually outstanding for the evening. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Carol H
Cary, North Carolina
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199 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The bread was excellent, the spagetti and meatballs was ordered by two of us and both really enjoyed the meal and the left-overs. The other person ordered a chicken dish that we all tasted and it too was a hit! With plenty for 2-3 at lunch the next day. The seasoning was spot on and the service was very good.... More 

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west haven, ct
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Its hard to find good italian food...or should I say food close to us northerners have come to love and this restaurant does the job.

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Thank deg62us
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Don't let the unprepossessing exterior dissuade you. The food is excellent. I had crab cake special for hors d'oeuvres; thin, but with plenty of crab (and we notice these things in the DC-Baltimore area). The veal piccata over pasta was excellent and although I'm not a huge bread eater the warm bread steeped in garlic butter was also good. I... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Make sure you make a reservation. The place holds about 50 people and is packed at dinner time. Food is absolutely worth the wait. We waited 30 minutes and I would wait longer knowing what awaits. Make sure to eat here if you are in the area.true hidden gem. Food is fresh and tastes great. Service is well above average... More 

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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160 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We eat here a couple times a month and always find the food prepared fresh and hot and the service excellent. Often, we request special things like using a different form of pasta or no mushrooms in certain dishes and the kitchen staff always have followed through correctly. The bread is also excellent as is the salad (included with the... More 

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Thank markfarner58
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Recently we got take out and it was well prepared and package so the salad was crisp and the hot entree was still hot. Service is friendly and timely

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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The best kept secret in Sunset Beach! Great food and service! A must for those visiting the local beaches.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Chanders Lane Unit 11, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sunset Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?