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La Cucina

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1412 Baltimore St, Hanover, PA 17331-8528
+1 717-633-5700
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hanover, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is nice and the food is decent. Unfortunately, for me the atmosphere was better than the food.

Thank TMHill
Hampstead, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, service and atmosphere. We have made the trip to Hanover many times just to eat here. NEVER disappointed!

1 Thank Steve R
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My granddaughter and 21 others met for her birthday dinner at 6:30 PM and our tables were waiting for us. Explained to our waiter Matthew that there would be individual checks and that was fine with him. Once the ground rules were made our waiter took drink orders. During the interim he brought bread baskets with red and white pizza... More 

Thank dbjr43
Finksburg, Maryland
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We have driven past this restaurant many times and am glad that we stopped in. We were concerned at first because the lot was not crowded on a Friday at dinner time. Still don't understand it. The food and service was very good. The owner or manager stopped by the table several times to check on us. The bruschetta was... More 

Thank mhurley1341
Westminster, Maryland
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69 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Four of us drifted in from the rain and enjoyed four different dishes, all superbly prepared, each a generous portion and each priced reasonably. our meakls all started with salads (or a soup choice - this day it was shrimp bisque but we chose salads), salad and dressing choices were excellent and we loved the large basket of assorted warm... More 

Thank Fay F
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Even though it is in a large strip mall, this is an excellent restaurant. Good service, BYO wine (no corkage fee). The brushetta was fresh and delicious even in January. Excellent service.

Thank Kat B
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We've eaten here a few times and have never been disappointed. The food is good, the service quick and attentive. There's a distinct feeling of "familia" here which is appropriate since the restaurant is family-owned, and when you walk in you're treated like family. Servings are generous - I can't imagine anyone leaving here hungry! So stop in for some... More 

Thank LVaccare
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has such delicious food! I was so glad when they reopened on the south end of town because it was the best Italian food around. My whole family LOVES the garlic pizza they bring before dinner.

Thank 11psu
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I have gone twice and both times I have gotten the recommended special for the day. And both times they have been superb choices. I look forward to returning and trying something off the menu one day - but if they keep coming up with such good specials it might be a while. Owner is Friendly, staff... More 

Thank KircheGyrphon
Baltimore, Maryland
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152 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Had a delightful early Friday evening dinner for 2. The owner greeted us on the way in, we were promptly seated and the service throughout was excellent. The Italian food was really good and they let us choose from among the menu specials to be offered on NYE. We each had a different delicious fish dish, one flounder & one... More 

Thank Johnny J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1412 Baltimore St, Hanover, PA 17331-8528
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 717-633-5700
Memories of loved ones laughing as they gathered around a table set with heaping servings of homemade, delicious food - usually made by Nonna, inspires Armando's own "little Italy" in the heart of South Hanover, PA. Together with his wife Christina, and their two sons Angelo and Marcello, Armando opened LA CUCINA in 2001. His food, personality and family quickly became a community favorite. The atmosphere is designed to accommodate family gatherings or intimate dining as well as meetings and celebrations. With our extensive menu of classic Italian pasta dishes, chicken, seafood and more, there's something for everyone. Each dish is created to order allowing ease for substitutions and dietary restrictions. Featuring locally sourced products and fresh produce, only the best ingredients are used in our in house creations. A warm invitation and excellent service extends from our Italian hospitality. Welcome to our kitchen and our family's traditions.

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