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Cucina Enoteca

532 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine Spectrum, Irvine, CA 92618-4955
+1 949-861-2222
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
532 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine Spectrum, Irvine, CA 92618-4955
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Total 7 of us visit Cucina on 10/16 night include 1 eight years and 1 five years kid. This is my second visit here and with right people who knew what to order from the menu,much better experience. I went here with 10+ people four...More

Thank snowinsfo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite thing about this restaurant is the atmosphere. I love the patio and the ambience. When the weather is great, sit outside with a drink, by the fire pit surrounded with your friends and it’s totally relaxing (like a staycay)! Lots of business folks...More

Thank alleya e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, I have to say that for now I can always anticipate having good meal here. They've yet to let me down! Here's what I've had: Chicken Liver Pate - I don't really eat pate, but this one was pretty good. The sweet shallots...More

Thank Kaysonwel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good - no complaints- but nothing was great. The prices are reasonable. Just know that on the weekends it becomes a party place for 20 somethings after 8pm. The short dresses and club clothes are in full swing. If you are on...More

Thank doodles67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had great drinks. The food was good, not fabulous. The service was good. The atmosphere on the patio was excellent.

Thank jeanrO2798MD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a large group 12. We arrived for a late lunch (1PM). Our table was ready. We sat outside. The waitress greated us shortly after we were seated. Water and chips were brought as she was taking our drink orders. When drinks were delivered...More

Thank 510erico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their salad was terrific! We asked for bread, and it was the perfect complement to the meal. My friend and I enjoyed the atmosphere, and although we were seated next to a big group, the acoustics seemed to contain their conversations, and we were able...More

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I am usually adverse to a big mall eating experience, but Cucina is, apparently, a go to choice for a good restaurant in this area, although it is also in an ( outdoor) mall! This is a busy restaurant, but still good, personalized service, and...More

Thank Janis F
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food but pricey but overall liked: great atmosphere, healthy food , many options and quality products so overall: liked!

Thank gabrielsocal
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Fresh farm to table food. Well prepared with nice wine selection. I've been here several times and it never disappoints. Servers are great and very tentative to your needs. Kids love the truffle fries and pizzas. This time I order the Whole Roasted Branzino Fish....More

Thank Harmonk88
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Kayla C
13 September 2017|
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Response from Romance2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Don't know
T. R
2 November 2016|
Response from Owen S | Property representative |
Hi Teresita, We'd love to be the location for families' Christmas gathering. We have some great options for groups of your size. If you call our restaurant, Christopher, our AGM and Large Party Coordinator would be happy to... More
T. R
2 November 2016|
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Response from Heidi B | Reviewed this property |
You should call the restaurant and ask them this question. The patio is not semi private. It is open to anyone in the restaurant. While you would all fit on the patio I'm not sure staying 3+ hours would be okay....????
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 532 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine Spectrum, Irvine, CA 92618-4955
    (Across from Edwards Cinema)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-861-2222
  • E-mail
Say hello to the sister restaurant of San Diego's award winning CUCINA urbana! CUCINA enoteca's menu features Italian classics with a modern twist, traditionally coursed or served family-style, and made with the freshest local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Along with house-infused liquors, specialty cocktails and artisan beers, the restaurant's extensive wine list will follow a retail-priced program where guests are invited to visit CUCINA's wine shop, select a bottle to enjoy on site ($8 corkage will apply) or purchase wine to go.
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