Costa Cucina Italian Restaurant
Costa Cucina Italian Restaurant

Costa Cucina Italian Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ipbiloxi.com/
  • Phone: 2284363000x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Starting April 1st.

    Sunday-Tuesday 5p.m.-10:00p.m.
    Friday-Saturday 5p.m.-11:00p.m.
    Wednesday-Thursday Closed
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Room Chef-Tremayne Davis
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (bar only)
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining room allows up to 25 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Natasha Nguyen 2284323288x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Caillavet Street
  • Public Transit: Shuttle bus available
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Hotel parking, valet or self park.
A word from Costa Cucina Italian Restaurant
Authentic traditional Italian regional cuisine served in a elegant dining atmosphere and extremely reasonably priced. Great Italian food at a great price. Located conveniently at the IP Casino Resort-Spa valet entry in our main lobby.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Costa Cucina Italian Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
70 reviews since June 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (36)romantic (32)good for groups (22)fit for foodies (18)notable wine list (13)late-night find (12)neighborhood gem (8)kid-friendly (6)hot spot (6)great for lunch (6)vibrant bar scene (4)great for brunch (2)scenic view (2)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • joeminmin1
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We have eaten here many times and are never disappointed. We both had the special which was pan fried veal with crabmeat and shrimp, pasta and sautéed spinach. It was fantastic. Highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BiloxiLover
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The food was excellent and the service was personable and great (waiter: Miguel). We decided to eat there two nights in a row. Everything was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • sunday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    great steak had it again the wait staff is great also
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Costa Cucina Italian Restaurant
    Dafcpa
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We decided to go to a show at the IP Casino so we chose their Costa Cucina restaurant for dinner before the show. I can sum it up by saying it's not that great. The service was the worst part. First I had to ask them for their wine list. My wife wanted unsweet tea and first the assistant waiter brought sweet. When she pointed that out he said they would have to make some. When she asked for Splenda the waiter brought one packet. He told her they had run out. When we got our dinners both main courses were excellent. They vegetable delight side however was anything but. It was a broccolette and it was tough. Anytime you cannot cut it with a bread knife you know it is too tough. Would I go there again? NO!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place
    Xinopy
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    The food was very good. The service was probably my favorite part. Out sever was by far the best we have had in some time. He had the best personality and made dinner fun.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • joeminmin1
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Same great food and service as always. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • steaks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    your steaks are great i would change the sause it is awful ....glad mine was on the side but the steak was great
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My 1st visit
    Babyruth
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I order the Chicken Alfredo, I had to send it back the 1st time the noodles color was brownish in other words the noodle was not done. The second time it came out the noodles was the same so I enjoyed my tea & the hot bread , salad was good. This was my 1st visit. What a waste.... the atmosphere was great, the server was great, but the Chicken Alfredo was not. My friend had Eggplant Parmesan she said it was great, next time I will try that.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • hi
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    we have been there alot of times always feel welcome the staff is great
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ekphil
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Had anniversary dinner there and the food was great , good portion size and a great wine selection , the staff was also very attentive to our needs
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quiet and great service
    TIGGER1031
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Traditional Italian offerings in a quiet atmosphere, nice place to get away to, while still in the Imperial Palace Casino and Hotel. The service is always great and the prices are reasonable for the portions you receive. We've eaten here four times now and have always been pleased with the food, whether it is spaghetti and meatballs, shrimp scampi, lasagna or salads. Recommend to check it out!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • sissyenfant
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    A friend and I had dinner here before a show at the casino. The sangrias and salads and entrees were good, and the Tiramisu was excellent. The service was friendly without being intrusive.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Other than the staff being friendly, the experience was extremely disappointing. The Calamari was awful. All rings and like rubber. We sent it back. The fried cheese was ridiculous. One 2 inch cream cheese whatever for $7.95. If it were two, al least we'd had something to share. The antipasto salad was the only thing we enjoyed. The eggplant parmesan was almost raw with a strange taste. The veal was ok except we couldn't get anyone to being us grated Italian cheese for the pasta. So for $53.00 without the tip, we ate the salad, and the Veal. The most disappointing meal we've had in a very long time. You should be ashamed to call yourself an Italian restaurant,
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    Merody
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Huge portions of delicious cuisine--and its so nice to have your meal made fresh for you in a casino!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • superdave
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Best italian food on this side of italy and the people are great in the restaurant
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great find
    eat2live
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was our first visit to Costa Cucina but it won't be our last. I had the veal piccata and it was the best I've had in ages. My spouse says the veal parmigiana was excellent. The entrees came with a "family style" bowl of salad--the ingredients were fresh and the dressing was good. We liked having a vegetable included, but the broccolini could have been cooked a bit more. The restaurant is located off the main lobby of the IP Casino and, while you don't have to go through the casino to get there, you do have to deal with a good bit of tobacco smoke. Prices are very reasonable. The service was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food good bargain!
    Biloxidine
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Costa was very nice dining exp. Great food good prices very neat atmosphere! We will be back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food. Good service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    This place is a must try at the IP. Great service hearty portions and nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner a 2 but service was a 10
    OSGJ
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We frequent the Costa Cucina often and have always enjoyed our dinners and highly recommend it to others. This past experience with our meal was not what we have been accustomed. Our server and asked it the meal was good. We told him of the issues we had with the meal and he immediately returned with the Sous Chef who listened and was going to see what had happenedvwith our meal. The meal was deleted from our bill and desert was offered but we declined. So meal was a 2 and the service was a 10. We will go back as I had said we have always had delious dinners there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • joeminmin1
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Same excellent food and service as always. Tried the Veal this time and it excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • gijoe
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    I felt the staff was in a learning mode except the bartender....She knew how and what to do!..probably the Supervisor.....
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great service!
    dining4diva
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The service was immediate and well coordinated, like a fine dining establishment with affordable pricing. We try to eat here every time we are in Biloxi. I recommend to everyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Biloxi September 2014
    specialdinners
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This was our first visit and we will be back. My husband and I both had the chicken parm and it was wonderful, as was the fresh bread. We were early so it wasn't crowded. We just wanted a nice quiet dinner which is what we got. Our waiter Joey although professional, was also fun. He really helped make our experience a good one. We definitely would recommend this restaurant and have done so to people we met while in Biloxi. Thank you, Jackie Scott
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable experience
    msorrells23
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Skylar was a great waiter. Keep me informed of the timeliness of the arrival of the food. Antipasto and salad were served in order and very delicious. I really enjoyed the lasagna bolagnese and my guest for dinner said that he liked his shrimp scampi with pasta dish. Overall, I would return to this restaurant in the future.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • unique italian
    karaokebill
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Not just you usual Italian food, seafood ideas, great Parmigiana, been there twice, loved it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always a Treat
    JoanB
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I introduced friends, two couples, to Costa Cucina this time; and they were extremely pleased with the atmosphere, the wait staff, the food, and the reasonable prices. This is the fourth time I've taken friends, and not one has ever been disappointed. Our main favorites are eggplant parmesan (and they have added pasta to this dish in the last month), veal parmesan, chicken parmesan, spaghetti and meat balls, and a special of flounder with a light menuire sauce and lump crab meat served with polenta, and the salad and balsamic vinegarette.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Ambiance
    McKenzie
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Service was great! The bread and olive oil mix was wonderful! We enjoyed how the salad was served family style. The prices are reasonable for a casino establishment. The food was great! My husband ordered the special, which was a flounder with crab meat on top. I ordered the Veal. The special was wonderful! The lava cake was amazing! I would recommend this place to others.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing!
    joy2theworld
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We loved the lasagna!!!! The service great it felt really personal and inviting. Can't wait to come back just to go to your restaurant!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hold the entree
    nextmeal
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Great appetizers. Great bread. Appetizers were awful. They had an overpowering lemon juice flavor that seemed like it was attempting to mask the fishy taste from the seafood.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • not ready for prime time
    live2dine
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Great martini great Caesar salad. Downhill from there. Calamari not flash fried taste of old oil. Veal picatta by name only, no where close to recipe. Shrimp scampi prepared with peeled boiled shrimp tossed in bland pasta no white wine no hint of garlic. Very disappointed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastico!!
    Excellent4review
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The food, ambiance, and service were all above average. The appetizers were great, the dinners were melt in your mouth delicious, and the service was first rate, bar none....I would recommend this restaurant in a heart beat to anyone looking for top shelf food and service.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Joey was great
    Opentableforyou
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Liked it - food was good and service was awesome too.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food for the price
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We enjoyed drinks at the bar before being seated for dinner. The a italian mojitos were fantastic. Our servers were attentive and courteous. The food was excellent and did not take long to arrive at the table. Will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Our dinner was great. The food was excellent and Miguel and Samuel made our dinner experience even more enjoyable.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We were expecting more
    Costa
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food was just adequate. Server was a bit confused on food delivery and Scampi was swimming in too-buttery sauce, Caesar salad was way over-dressed, and prawns on pasta had way too much cheese. Not a memorable meal
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food great. Service not up to par
    nestaway
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    2 in our party ordered steaks with salad and 2 ordered pizza with caesar salad. The steaks came as well as the accompanying salads ling before the pizza...then the caesar salad came last. The restaurant was not busy, no idea why our food came so far apart. It was very good b7t the meals were delivered too far apart.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had to send back a "ribeye"
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    They tried to pass off a strip steak as a ribeye. The waiter was nice enough to remove the boot from our bill though.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • joeminmin1
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Have eaten there at least a dozen times or more. Always excellent food and service. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    FamilyMan
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This was an excellent choice for our 20th Anniversary Celebration. The food was so delicious and the service was great. They even gave us a special dessert for our anniversary. And the price was very reasonable for a romantic restaurant. We will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ChiefRick
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The food was fantastic, and service was exceptional. The prices were much less than I anticipated, with larger portions than expected. Looking forward to our next trip, we will definitely be dining again.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.