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CUCINA enoteca Irvine

532 Spectrum Center Dr. Send to Phone
949-861-2222 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Charmingly rustic venue serving Italian fare in the heart of the Irvine Spectrum.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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CUCINA enoteca Irvine, Irvine, CA

CUCINA enoteca Irvine Restaurant Review

: Set within walking distance of the Irvine Spectrum’s massive, neon-drenched cinema complex, this sister venue of San Diego’s CUCINA enoteca Del Mar counters the shopping center’s presence with its airy, rustic space done in earthen hues, a homespun décor, and a prominent wine display (CUCINA enoteca Irvine is also home to a retail wine shop). Appetizers include a Mason jar filled with creamy burrata and roasted garlic confit. The beet and stone fruit salad with crisp quinoa and yogurt provides an intriguing follow-up. Main courses range from pizzas and hearty pastas featuring handmade noodles to land and sea fare, such as the succulent rotisserie chicken with chard and cracked potato and whole roasted branzino accompanied by ancient grain. Be sure to end your meal with the Italian donut holes or perhaps the bittersweet chocolate budino.


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