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Cucina North Adelaide

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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21 O'Connell St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8239 1860
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Kingscote, South Australia, Australia
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have used this cafe many times and am always impressed with the friendly staff and excellent coffee. Great location too. K

Thank Nick M
Adelaide, Australia
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have had some great meals at Cucina and their coffee is also very good (anyone who's read an of my other reviews know that this is an essential criterion!). However, we went recently with some interstate visitors and were very disappointed. Staff and service were, as usual, exceptional - but the food left quite a lot to be desired.... More 

Thank Steph G
Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our waiter was excellent very friendly & attentive. Rib eye steak served with onion rings and crisp potatoes very well cooked and tasty. Would visit again!

Thank SSUSA14
Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in between appointments and needed a simple meal, but not burger style. The other offerings in O'Connell St were a bit down market, so I was glad to find this one. Quick courteous service, tablecloths, excellent snapper fillet special, with smashed potatoes and caper sauce, and lovely desk staff. As a lone diner I felt comfortable and looked... More 

Thank Jetlag_Judy
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food average, rushed to our table in 10 minutes due to a party. Private party upstarts at 7pm that started after we were seated, with music so loud we were unable to hold a conversation at normal level. When we told the owner we were disappointed in our experience we were told ' that's a shame'. Guess he was making... More 

Thank KDubs13
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all tiurned up sat down beers for the boys Gins for the ladies Chatting then ordered meals Waited awhile Wines were delivered Red n White then oput came meals Couple meals were good from tasting but had a very long wait for one as they got it mixed from waiter to chef 10 mins later meal on the table... More 

Thank neville g
Adelaide, Australia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined with four others on night before New Years Eve and understandably the restaurant was packed with people. But despite the large demand on staff they were polite, professional, food came out reasonably quick and everyone enjoyed their meals. Servings are generous and cooking is genuine Italian with great sauces and all your expected favourites. I had Arancini and a... More 

Thank Myles S
Adelaide, Australia
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128 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the bruschetta for an entree then a lot of us had the Crab in the pasta or the special risotto. All 6 of us loved the food and 2 of us enjoyed a dessert. The highlight of the evening would have to be the service. The owner made us feel very special and looked after us tremendously. It... More 

Thank Grantwatson777
Sydney, Australia
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227 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here this morning. The coffee was ok and the food was fine too. The flat bread dish was pretty and interesting but the eggs could have been warmer. My partner had scrambled eggs which were tasty. The interior is bland and non-descript. Service was a bit slow too.

Thank Steven B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Took some friends out for dinner to this restaurant and will definitely be returning. Everyone loved their food (large serves) and the service was absolutely fantastic. The owners are so nice and accommodating (nothing was too much trouble). Such a nice change after rude and disinterested service staff at OTHER places. DEFINITELY WILL BE BACK AND DEFINITELY RECOMMEND.

Thank Louise A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 O'Connell St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8239 1860
Breakfast till 4 pm, lunch and dinner.
Italian cuisine

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