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C & O Cucina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Venice
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3016 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5549 (Thatcher)
+1 310-301-7278
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Gaithersburg, MD
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289 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited as part of a family party of about 50 people. There was a preset menu, and everything was absolutely great! Really good garlic rolls, pasta & bow ties, grilled chicken breasts, and great appetizers rounded out the service. Th meal was ended with a coffee service that was better than usual for a restaurant - hot and fresh!... More 

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Thank Anbrugo
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us and we're definately not sorry we went there! Friendly staff, great service, large menu and very good food. Especially their homemade garlic bread. Oh my!

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Thank Elisabeth2511
New York, New York, United States
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136 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Good hearty lunch with a variety of beers. Good service promptly provided by a friendly staff. While the restaurant was crowded, the noise levels were more than tolerable, an unusual but positive fact.

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Thank Charles M
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We went here on our first night in LA. The food was extremely tasty, the staff were friendly, the setting was nice and the service was extremely fast. Would 100% go there again.

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Thank Lucy G
Marina del Rey, California
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We went with another couple for a simple mid week dinner. The guys shared a "gargantuan" pasta, and there was enough to take home for another dinner. I had the white fish which was delidious--and my friend enjoyed the shrimp. We all enjoyed the famous garlic rolls which kept coming until we said--enough!

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Thank Quarterdeck
Albany, NY
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123 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The C & O Cuchina should not be confused with the "sister restaurant" the C & O Trattoria which is a couple blocks off the beach in Venice. This restaurant is less than a block from Lincoln Blvd. We've known about "the Cucina" since it opened, but always ended up at "the Trattoria". It's a looooong trip from the Great... More 

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Thank Rogerl53
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Love this place, we always visit it during our time in LA. Excellent food, friendly people, delicious italian food.

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Thank Ada Lys D
Ocoee, Florida
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55 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The C&O Cucina located 3016 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA is amazing italian restaurant with awesome food, large portions and every time, free, breads with garlic on the table! Good and happy people, good price and service!

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Thank 719cromero
Marina del Rey, California
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is really fun. They can be slow but the wait staff does their best to keep things moving, they are very friendly. The food is good basic, no frills Italian. It would not be in business in New Jersey, but for a spot at the beach, it make a fun evening. There can be a very long wait... More 

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Thank Elaine K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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228 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very simple but cosy place with good service and affordable prices. Nothing special, but honest good food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3016 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5549
    (Thatcher)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-301-7278
Description
A Venice-Marina locals favorite since its opening In 2003; only eight blocks from it's sister location C&O Trattoria. (A venice Beach landmark for over 20 years) This location spoils its guests with its regional Italian favorites and the addition of an enticing Grill Menu and Rat Pack Martini Bar; with it's signature cocktails and fine wine selection. An Intimate outdoor patio, valet parking and private banquet rooms are available for your special occasion.

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Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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