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Cucina Rustica

76 Forge Mill Xing, Morganton, GA 30560-3248
+1 706-374-7474
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (26 reviews)
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
76 Forge Mill Xing, Morganton, GA 30560-3248
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I wrote about this Dining Establishment in July 2014 and had dined there many times thru 1-2017.It was an excellent place to get a wonderful meal. But apparently ownership has changed and the place has gone downhill in the worst of ways. During the week...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner here a few days ago--I live nearby so very familiar with the place. This was the first time with a brand new menu/new owners. I loved it before, but this is definitely an upgrade. Everything was delicious. Mussels and sausage appetizer, shrimp...More

1  Thank artcoolie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My vote is a big YES👍for Cucina Rustica. Our first trip and we enjoyed our dinner. Everything we ate was delicious and of excellent quality. Chicken parm was fork tender. Great pasta all around. Tiramisu was a different take, but wow, was it luscious. Salad...More

2  Thank VOBR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cucina rustica has been one of my favorite restaurants but this was my first visit since new owners took over. While the food was very good I just don't like the new formula and menu as well as the old. The menu is extensive with...More

3  Thank emorga
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved everything about this Italian restaurant. It was like finding a diamond in the rough. Out in the middle of no where with amazing food and top notch service!

2  Thank wendyzander
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first time this evening. Since restaurants are packed out on Mother's Day we decided to celebrate early. Excellent choice. The pasta was freshly made and cooked to perfection. The shrimp scampi was extremely good. My husband had the lasagna and was impressed....More

2  Thank BlairsvilleGAgirl
HarvestonMain, Owner at Cucina Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much for the feedback on the serve and food. We're sorry about the lasagna and thank you so much for pointing it out. Thanks for giving us a chance to make it right and for spending your Mother's Day with us!

Reviewed 9 May 2017

My mother and I came for to celebrate her birthday in April. She has been coming to Cucina religiously for her birthday celebrations in the Spring and Anniversary dinners in the Fall. This food had sentimental and emotional value to her and our family. It...More

3  Thank ALISON A
HarvestonMain, Owner at Cucina Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for the feedback and it was nice to chat with you - sorry you did not enjoy your experience and we are sad you won't be coming back. I apologize that you were disappointed in my response that the veal was not the...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went with a friend a couple of weeks ago and loved it!!! Taking another friend there tonight. I've been telling everyone with whom I work in Young Harris, 'you must go'!!More

Thank Lynne G
HarvestonMain, Owner at Cucina Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much for your response. We always appreciate when people take the time to comment on the restaurant when they have a good experience and we welcome the criticism as well. We love what we do and we are so pleased we hit...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

New owners have MURDERED this place that was once the best Italian food on the planet. The service was awful - the waitress had zero knowledge of the items on the menu. They've done away with the complimentary house Italian tossed salad which was amazing...More

1  Thank Michele B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited about 2 weeks after new owner took over. So I will preface that things are probably still a work in progress. Large wine selection. Seemed on the high priced side. No 'house " wines. Call me old fashioned, but I still like to...More

1  Thank Tom O
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten free options?
23 April 2017|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from HarvestonMain | Property representative |
Yes we do!
Charity S
Are hats allowed at dinner time?
15 November 2016|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
I've seen a few people wearing them at dinner.
What is the dress code for the restaurant side?
16 July 2016|
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Response from justmaryk | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress.. I hope you enjoy it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Forge Mill Xing, Morganton, GA 30560-3248
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 706-374-7474
  • E-mail
Morganton is a small town in Blue Ridge, Ga. Just 5 miles north of Downtown Blue Ridge off Hwy 515.
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