Cucci Ristorante
Cucci Ristorante

Cucci Ristorante

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.cucci.ca/
  • Phone: (905) 469-1811
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday Thu Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm Kitchen hours open later for cocktails.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Wild Game
  • Executive Chef: Erik Mauke
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Chef Erik Mauke would be happy to customize menus for any of your up and coming events either here at Cucci or in your home.
  • Private Party Facilities: Cucci is perfect for your next group function, 2 private rooms for groups 15 to 70. Total restaurant buyouts available for your next special event, when only the best in food and service is needed.
  • Private Party Contact: Doug Greco 9053300096
  • Entertainment: Cucci features the best live entertainment seven nights per week.Please check us out on the website to see what playing this week.
  • Special Events: Uncork and Unwind with Julio Vargas every wine on our wine list is offered at half price with lunch or dinner every Monday.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lakeshore Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: over 50 FREE parking spaces
A word from Cucci Ristorante
Cucci can be described as warm and discreet, a dining room for those that haven't forgotten the pleasures of dining with friends.
***Recently given 3 out of 4 stars by the Toronto Star
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Cucci Ristorante reviews from OpenTable diners
134 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (89)neighborhood gem (69)fit for foodies (68)romantic (67)notable wine list (53)good for groups (26)great for outdoor dining (20)hot spot (14)great for lunch (11)late-night find (11)vibrant bar scene (7)great for brunch (3)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Excellent
    2enjoyagain
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    This was our second visit to Cucci and what brought us back was our first visit there. I love the formal yet casual feel when we go out for an expensive evening out. Love the atmosphere, nice to have live music in the bar area. The food is excellent and a little different way prepared then the norm. The service was impeccable from the young lady who kept our water glasses refilled to our waiter who was helpful explaining dishes the way they were prepared, to being prompt and courteous. The wine list is priced accordingly to what one can afford to spend, and has a great selection. We do hope to return again for another wonderful evening of food and entertainment.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Proposal Dinner
    Engagement
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    My beau and I became engaged on a Thursday and booked CUCCI to have our celebratory dinner. I used Open Table Reservations to book and noted on the reservation the occasion. We were seated at a noisier section of the restaurant initially and when I requested to move to a quieter section it was no trouble at all. This was followed by two complimentary glasses of Prosecco with a raspberry to help us kick start our celebration. We thought this was very impressive. The rest of the evening was equally as impressive. The food was outstanding, there was a relaxing vibe and it was romantic. We stayed longer than intended. The wine recommendation was right bang on and the service was perfect, not too much, not too little. Our new favourite...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Italian food in the greater Toronto area
    Bernd
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    The ambient, service and the food is exceptional. The waiters know what to do, the sommelier finds the matching wine for your meal and for your budget and the quality and variety of food is remarkable. Specials of the day are really special because they prepare food what normally you do not see on a menu. The Cioppino was finger liking good We are spending a lot of time every year in northern Italy and the food Cucci is offering is highly comparable to the best restaurants in this European country. It is a vibrant/lively restaurant but chic and classy.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A real taste of Europe
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    As a French, I enjoyed the amazing food at Cucci, and the high level of service, which reminded us some fine restaurants in France. Was a very good choice to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • More Trick Than Treat
    tricked300
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    My wife, son and I dined at Cucci on Halloween. For appetizers we ordered Caesar salad, carpaccio and shrimp cocktail. The first two were tasteless and the shrimp cocktail consisted of two medium size shrimps. The only thing jumbo about the shrimp cocktail was the price, $18 or $9 per shrimp. Really? For main courses my wife and son both ordered the pasta special and I had the pasta and lobster. All completely flavourless. My wife hoped to salvage her meal with dessert, cheesecake with fresh fruit. No such luck; the fresh fruit consisted of two wedges of sour grapefruit sitting on top of the cheesecake. Who puts grapefruit on cheesecake?. This was a $300 Trick on Halloween.
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  • Birthday Dinner for Two.
    SaugaFoodie2014
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    We ate at Cucci Restaurant in mid-October, 2014 for a Birthday Dinner for two. The service and food were excellent. Our reservation was for 8pm on a Sunday night and the restaurant was quiet and perfect for a romantic dinner. Notable: I ordered the Veal Tonnato Carpaccio Appetizer for a starter and thoroughly enjoyed. Dress: Smart Casual to Dressy. Cost: $50 - $60 P.P. for 2 courses + drinks/wine and gratuity
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service Plus
    RosieknowsVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Always fantastic level of service from knowledgeable staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Simply the best restaurant in the GTA. Food and service are unparalleled. Cannot wait to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place
    Frenchconnection1
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Again no disapointment. Great experience, the food is top quality and the monday half price wine is a great idea. One of the best restaurant in Oakville.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • outstanding!!!!
    nrrghaven
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We went to this restaurant with family as trip advisor recommended it...and we were not at all disappointed. Topnotch place. Super Duper food. Gentleman was playing piano throughout the evening (Sunday). Waitress was exceptional. Very classy. I will go again for our next Special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Misha
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    A nice elegant restaurant, very good service and good food and wine. Pretty expensive.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Took two staff members here for a special birthday celebration & was not disappointed, food was awesome, will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Highly recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    My wife and I recently celebrated a birthday at Cucci. My wife cannot eat gluten, and we're happy to say that she had a wonderful experience at Cucci. The service team and kitchen were extremely flexible and attentive to her needs throughout our meal. Service and food were both excellent. Cucci is easily one of the better fine dining experiences in GTA.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Neighborhood GEM!
    lizluv2dine
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We went on Sunday October 5th, for a 60th birthday..and what an incredible service, even with the children...I most say I was worry, not many restaurants have the patience for children..they were totally ok...I recommend Cucci for businesses transactions, couples in love or dating, groups wanting to have fun, everything fits with this dining spot...my uncle was there and he is totally picky with what he eats, but he actually said "wow, you impressed me little one...best restaurant I come where the meat is actually comparing with mine at home..."..thank you Cucci family for making me gain a point :)...love, Liz
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The best!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Cucci is our favourite restaurant in Oakville - amazing food and fantastic service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WOW
    JoannaMDC
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    I don't usually write reviews on restaurants as I find most restaurants cut corners and sell second rate ingredients 'dolled' up with tasty sauces. Not this place. I have had a rack of lamb and it was cooked to perfection, it was like butter in my mouth. The lobster tagliatelle had large chunks of lobster with a mild freshly made tomato sauce. The bison was rich in flavor accompanied by a trove of beans that had a delicious savory bite. The whipped rosemary butter to spread on the freshly baked whole grain and seed bread disappeared in 10 minutes. I am looking forward to eating my way through the menu. The ambiance of the restaurant reminded me of a restaurant I had been in Rome, Italy. Elegant. Live music. All deserts where 'off' menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Excellent for our Anniversary dinner. We had a lovely table tucked away in the corner. The food was amazing. The service was great....even when the waitress tried to up sell an already expensive bottle of wine we chose! I loved that the wine came to our table, cold, as we needed a refresh and that someone always filled our water glasses. That really helped the hangover effect the next morning! The italian movie playing on the wall was a neat touch. All in all, a perfect evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Aethelred
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Loved the musician. This was the second time we tried the place. Excellent service and food. All first class. However both times there was a largish group of businessmen entertaining themselves at the table next to us (which is fine) but detracted from the general intimacy. So - is it an upscale romantic dinner place? Or place for corporate expense accounts in the evenings? Suggestion: Perhaps large table groups could be confined to a private room - or not accommodated. Depends on the ambiance the owners want to preserve and their target market.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Unbeatable service
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The staff at cucci always go above and beyond to make your experience a night to remember. From coat check, to a side purse handle, bringing our wine out for us while we enjoy a cigarette, adjusting the light at the piano they go above and boyond to make sure you are well taken care of. The antipesto platter is delicious as was my tenderloin.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    My husband and I and both of our guests enjoyed our meal and the restaurant very much. Thank you Gina
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • brontegirl
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    My husband and I live 5 minutes away from Cucci and whenever we feel like dressing up and indulging all of our senses, we walk over to Cucci. I have loved everything I have eaten there. The live piano is enchanting and the service is consistently impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Local Grown Up Spot
    BronteEE
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    How grown ups are meant to dine. Fresh food, good atmosphere and music and a wine list across all categories and prices. No gimmicks or faux Italian or upscale. I had the Gnocchi and it was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Special Place
    Tank2kVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We joined the Cucci staff for dinner, they were all professional and pleasant. WE both enjoyed our meals, the wine and ambiance. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Third time this year...excellent...the service is outstanding The music was added delight!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasion
    Hamilton1960
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Great food and a very attentive staff made for a great location to celebrate that special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always amazing
    Wantabefoodie
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I have been enjoying this restaurant since it opened. The meal was amazing. The service is excellent. You feel very pampered! They even walked each of us to our cars with umbrella because it was raining. Not just my party but each guest as they left. Not many restraunts left that treat each and every guest like they are special and appreciated, but cucci's nails it every time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    nomnomnom
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    This was my first visit to Cucci Ristorante and I was thoroughly impressed. The staff is very attentive and the food is excellent! I have already recommended this place to my family and friends and I will be going back.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    A lovely restaurant with excellent, friendly service and excellent food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    DandJ
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    This was our first time and it won't be the last. As a waiter, make sure you keep Nick. He made us feel not only welcomed but also was excellent as a conversationalist. The whole evening (it was our 42nd anniversary) was everything I hoped it would be. We will be back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • AMAZING!
    nickatnightVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    This was my first time dining at Cucci and I will be back again and again. The food was great, every single course including their home made Tiramisu. The service was amazing and they have a great wine list. A neighbourhood gem with a nice ambiance. A must for foodies!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2nd Pleasant Experience
    criticaldiner
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    My wife and another couple went to Cucci for an early supper on our 29th anniversary Aug 31st. The menu had changed since our last visit but everything still sounded really appetizing. Service was fast and pleasant and they were very attentive to refill our water several times throughout the meal and at the same time not trying to upsell any liquor. When I reflect on it we really had four people caring for our table but we never felt pushed, interrupted or rushed. Overall we head an enjoyable evening and actually stayed well beyond what we had anticipated for an early evening. Our early seating allowed for some quiet conversation, but as more patrons were seated It became quite boisterous. But it didn't spoil the wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nearly perfect!
    Oakvillediner
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food at Cucci is very good and the service is excellent. Prices are slightly lower that some equivalent restaurants in downtown Oakville. We were celebrating my mother's birthday and after our main course they brought some tiramisu and cheesecake bearing a sparkler to our table. There was enough for all three of us to have a bite. Very thoughtful! My only minor complaints would be that the restaurant is very noisy and it's difficult to have a private conversation. There is entertainment however this could not be heard above the noise despite the fact that we were sitting in the bar area. Nonetheless, we had a great meal and would certainly visit again and recommend to our friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wine
    Dicky
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Good if you like light gourmet meals, cold starters and wine etc. Probably not the place to go if you like big portions or heavy Italian food.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Italian
    PeggyP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We had a very good meal with great wine and the service was outstanding. I can see this place getting very busy and hard to find a table on a Friday or Satuday evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Outstanding
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Had a great lunch and great service as usual, that is why I keep returning to this gem of a restaurant.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ... Just left a little hungry.
    Lorella
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I was dreaming to get my favourite rack of lamb but ended up having just half of rack( before it was A Rack) Must say, not going for that anymore... It seamed like they've changed they way food was done with love..., passion ...the way it used to be ... :(((
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow!
    LetseatVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    What a wonderful meal. The seafood was outstanding. The favours interesting, but nit overwhelming. If you like wild game meats, the specials would appeal to you. Our server Kim was friendly, helpful and treated us very well. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    Foodmunched246
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We went on a tuesday night and It was unexpectedly crowded. Our main waiter was very polite and curteous, the ancillary waiter who brought the food to the table was expressionless and put the plates on the table and walked away. The bread was hard and flavourless. The appetizers we ordered were mushroom toast and a caprisi salad which was average at best. I had the lobster pasta (Th he dish lacked salt and the lobster was overcooked chewy (that was the better of the two). The salted caramel gelatto was great. The chocolate "mouse" dessert looked like a 3 year old's composition... broken chocolate piled on top of nutella and cream with a smear of "jelly". I would not go back and was surprised as to how well the restaurant is being reviewed.
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  • An Excellent meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    A great patio and the best restaurant in Oakville by far.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday Celebration!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We took my mom to Cucci for her 92nd birthday. The food was excellent, per usual. The staff were attentive, courteous and pleasant. There was live piano music that night and the pianist played a varied selection of music and sang occasionally. We weren't expecting this entertainment and it was the finishing touch to a very special evening for my mom.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate