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La Cuisine French Restaurant

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48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

La Cuisine, what a pleasant surprise in downtown Ocala! Pan seared foie gras on gingerbread, molasses marinated hanger steak with crispy leeks, and chocolate fondant cake paired with a friendly and knowledgeable server, makes for a meal that makes a great impression.

Thank amyrofoho
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

THEY ARE STINGY WITH THEIR BREAD. WOW!~ ALSO.....My boyfriend came to see me in Ocala on 3-11-17. I was so excited to take him to this (what I thought was a great restaurant). We made reservations and when we arrived, the waitress tried to seat us at a table right next to the kitchen/hallway. We looked around and there were... More 

Thank Carol A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited La Cuisine for Brunch and found it to be a welcoming spot, with plenty of parking and a lovely ambiance. Elodie, co-owner with Patrice, is very hospitable and a joyful lady. The menu has intriguing selections, but not so many as to overwhelm. I wish we had left room for dessert. The French toast was very good and... More 

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Summerfield, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small, lovely place for friends or couples, lunch or dinner. The food is beautiful and delicious. There are not too many choices and the place is cozy but every visit offers new special treats.

1 Thank Betsy B
Chelsea, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Absolutely wonderful food, well prepared. We had a great time enjoying the meal with friends *********.

Thank Nancy B
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stop in Ocala every Feb, on our way to Naples, FL. We always enjoy a dinner at La Cuisine. We are never disappointed 🍴🍷 Amazing atmosphere, great food and quality service! Patrice , the owner and chef is so gracious! Another memorable evening😊

Thank SusieG777
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

I go to La Cuisine every so often and it has always been top notch in all areas except parking. The last time we went, we took an out of town visitor who has traveled extensively and lived in London for a number of years. Like us, she was very complimentary of the food and the service. Having traveled in... More 

1 Thank Bill L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We have been eating at La Cusine fairly regularly for over 4 years and have never been disappointed with either the outstanding food, atmosphere or friendly service. The atmosphere is great for an intimate dinner of for entertaining business clients. The food is consistently outstanding. My personal favorite is the French Onion soup.

Thank JKennedy331
The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very good French food. The carrot soup was so good. Pork shank was tasty and tender. Did not care for grilled Caesar salad nor the ratuoie(sp., sorry) but the creme broule was over the top. Service was very attentive.

Thank misselle2016
Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We have been to La Cuisine many times in the last few years. We usually go about once a month. The service is always wonderful and the food has never disappointed us. The last time we were there we waited a very long time for dinner. Upon waiting about 30 minutes we called the waitress over and asked about out... More 

2 Thank Bonniesky2sky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$35
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: 3524332570
Looking for a romantic escape, a quiet spot for a business lunch or dinner, a cozy place for a friend or family reunion? Or simply craving hearty, quality food and dedicated service? Located at the heart of beautiful downtown Ocala, La Cuisine with its unique French bistro atmosphere, award-winning menu alongside world-class food, full liquor bar and extensive selection of wines, is worth a closer look! Our specialties include Escargots in Garlic Butter, Traditional French Onion Soup, Beef Bourguignon, Braised Pork Shank in Honey Sauce, Duck a l' Orange, Free Range Chicken, Ratatouille and our genuinely authentic Creme Brulee, to mention just a few!

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