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La Cucina Italian Kitchen

6811 Highway 67 W, Mountain City, TN 37683-6034
+1 423-727-0205
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6811 Highway 67 W, Mountain City, TN 37683-6034
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Superve weekend visit to Italy’s cuisine in a family environment without leaving TN!!. Wonderful fresh homemade dishes, our favorites “Burratta salad and Truffle Raviolis”. Yummy daily bake Chiabata and Focaccia bread. As a dessert you must try the exquise Viennetta and Panna Cotta; We Love...More

1  Thank santosmartinez5691
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The other reviews say it all. I wanted to add to the glowing comments already posted. This is a small but wonderful restaurant located outside of Mountain City TN. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. The owner Matteo and his crew work very hard...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere and better chef! Large dinner group and fed with a smile! Homemade. Fresh. Delish.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

First - it's cash or check only. Also, if you're wine drinkers like we are, the restaurant doesn't serve it, but you can bring your own and there's a cork fee of $3/person. The food is AMAZING! You must get the homemade bread - and...More

Thank Liz Marie C
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This restaurant will not disappoint. The service, the food and the atmosphere are worth the visit. The owner is personable and it shows how much he cares for the quality of the food. Our service was prompt and friendly. They offer fresh daily specials and...More

Thank Coleman W
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is out of the way but worth going to. It really manages to capture an atmosphere like the typical country restaurants in northern Italy. My wife and I went - didn’t realize it is BYOB and cash only (they do take checks). So...More

Thank giaff
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We wanted a quiet table and they gave us a heater and a table on the porch, which was great. Menu isn't posted anywhere, and tends to be mostly pasta. (We had hoped for some northern Italian cutlets or osso buco or some such, but...More

Thank BlueRidgeWoman
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My husband and I found out about this gem a couple of years ago and now go several times a year. I could not believe such authentic Italian food could be had in this region. Every morsel I've eaten there has been divine! We often...More

Thank riverislands2017
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Make sure you make a reservation. The seating area is small, but it is well worth the wait. All of the food is so fresh. They have gluten free pasta if you call ahead. Every appetizer and entree is made to order. You won't go...More

Thank snyman1006
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Who knew that in this small town there would be such an amazing restaurant!!! We ran into some friends from NYC that asked us if we had ever happened upon this restaurant as they claimed it was one of the best they'd ever experienced in...More

Thank 26Lassie37
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2 October 2017|
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Response from amountainlady | Reviewed this property |
There is the Iron Mountain Inn bnb just down the road. Spectacular location and wonderful rooms
24 June 2017|
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Response from 2015BMWX5 | Reviewed this property |
Those directions I just gave should read La Cucina is approximately 6 miles on left after turning on to Highway 67 W not ten miles, hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6811 Highway 67 W, Mountain City, TN 37683-6034
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mountain City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-727-0205
  • E-mail
La Cucina is a real Italian homey kitchen offering 28 seats. The dining room is situated inside of the kitchen. We cook entirely from scratch. Always ready to experiment new recipies, but strongly influenced by the traditional cuisine of Milan and Lombardy. From our passion for the art of eating well and from our family to yours, we hope you enjoy these delicious recipies from our Italian timeless tradition.
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