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Cucina Venti

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1390 Pear Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043-1378 (N. Shoreline Blvd)
+1 650-254-1120
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was looking for an Italian joint to satisfy craving for pasta. Found this restaurant in trip advisor. Prompt service. Bread served before meal was very good. Ordered mussels for starters, too fishy for my liking. Could do with more herbs. Seafood pasta was average. Did not want to waste the bread so asked for box. Surprised that I was given... More 

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Thank kohhh88
San Francisco, California
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80 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cucina venti is an Italian restaurant right outside of the shoreline movie theater that offers a lot of dining options on the menu. It is really nice to have a real restaurant so close to the movies. The food is good not great and the dishes are pricey. Chose the pasta over the pizza for sure. Deserts are not impressive,... More 

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United States
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446 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on the way to an event. The service was excellent and helpful and the food came out super fast (we told them we were on a schedule). We both had chicken marsala and it was excellent - we usually order it if it is offered and we were quite satisfied...the portions were very generous by the way.... More 

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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I was excited to go try Cucina Venti after a Yelp Event, so I went for lunch on a weekday. Mostly due to the service: they need to look at their tables more to see if people need anything. I kept asking to get our waters refilled, and had to wait for 15 minutes to get the check. They even... More 

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Cupertino, California
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with ambience and attentive Service. Able to turn around a work lunch in short time. Spaghetti with clams was good

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Medford, Oregon
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Everything here is utterly delicious. The chef is extraordinary. My favorite entree is the short ribs with polenta. OMG. My favorite salad is the arugula with mango. It's huge and truly refreshing. Great services; many of the folks have been with the owner a long time. Really nice people. Lovely outdoor seating front and back as well as a unique... More 

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SF Bay Area
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I had been intending to visit this restaurant for years (the owner used to include recipes in local newspaper advertisements). The food was delicious, especially the chicken marsala ($24) and the spaghetti Bolognese ($19), and nicely proportioned. The Italian Sangiovese was perfectly acceptable. The service was prompt, yet not intrusive. Ambiance is casual. Highly recommended.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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105 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've seen this restaurant when we go to the movie theater. It's across from Cinemark. I checked on "yelp and tripadvisor" and there were some good and some..just okay reviews. We haven't found a "worthy" Italian restaurant since we moved to the area 9 months ago. I don't consider "pizza" a true "Italian experience", yes I can be a snob.... More 

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San Jose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great service and outstanding food at a reasonable price. Try the lasagna you won't go wrong. Italian wonderful

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San Francisco, California
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101 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We've been here a few times before catching a movie at Shoreline. The food is pretty good, but a bit pricey. Great ambience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 Pear Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043-1378
    (N. Shoreline Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: VTA Route 40
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-254-1120

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