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Cucina Alessa

6700 W. Coast Hwy. Send to Phone
949-645-2148 | Menu
Homemade Italian fare in an upscale European bistro in Newport Shores.
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Breakfast Sat.-Sun., Lunch & Dinner daily
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Cucina Alessa Restaurant Review

: A “Welcome to Italy” sign should grace the doors of Cucina Alessá, an upscale yet rustic Italian bistro with intimate dining rooms and a small bar. Located right on Pacific Coast Highway in a north end neighborhood called Newport Shores, Alessá is a good place to hang out and enjoy some of OC's most authentic Napoli-inspired fare for lunch, dinner and breakfast (weekends only), with many of the items culled from family recipes. Don't miss starting with the minestrone soup before proceeding to the well-balanced Caesar salad, which is tossed with tangy homemade dressing. The Napoli lasagna dish is a standout, as are the rolled-this-morning ravioli and gnocchi. And as one might expect, there’s also a lineup of thin-crust pizzas, featuring gourmet toppings like Parma prosciutto, arugula and white truffle oil.

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Average rating    5
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True Italian Cuisine
by riccardo on Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:15 pm
 
A must try restaurant in Newport Beach! The place is small but offers some great italian dishes, great wine selection. Whether a social gathering, an intimate date or a business affair, Cucina Alessa is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a great evening.
Small place, with a full bar and great service, it'll make you a fan the moment you walk in. Reservation is recommended especially on the weekends.
 
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