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Our kitchen is focused on melding the traditions and philosophies of Italian cookery with ingredients found in the mountains of the American South.
We work closely with a number of area farms and our menus reflect produce that they bring to us.
Chef Brian has three children, Mia, Skylar and Luca.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
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Amazing food! Very attentive service! Would highly recommend if you are looking for a higher scale dining experience
Dinner was excellent. Service too. Would definitely go back and try different items. Especially liked the lamb loin entree. All good !
Awesome tasting menu!
The staff was friendly, helpful and attentive. The food was delicious - light house-made pasta, and scrumptious roasted brussel sprouts.
The manager was excellent. We did not like our pizza and they customized a whole new one for us which was delicious
The atmosphere of the restaurant was warm and inviting. The drinks and food were absolutely delicious. The service was great. We had an amazing time there.
Pretentious menu, slow service.
We sat at the bar and were taken care of by Katie. Our Anniversary dinner was perfect. The addition of bubbly and dessert as a present was so sweet. My only negative response was twice someone approached us from behind to clear dishes that they couldn’t see were not ready to be cleared. I would suggest that the bartenders be the ones clearing the bar, being startled from behind was odd.
Absolutely excellent restaurant and a MUST if you are visiting or just live here. Our favorite restaurant in Asheville. The best Italian food, excellent choice of wines, wonderful attentive service, engaged management. Great vibe. Try it.
Small plates and appetizers are the best thing here, but without a doubt. For some reason, every time I have an entree here, whether it's steak, lamb, duck, beef cheeks or trout... It's just WAYYY too salty for me.
I've had all Of these dishes at other fine restaurants of course, yet this complaint is consistently and almost exclusively with Cucina24.
Service is great as expected!
As usual, excellent food, wine and service. Our favorite date night spot in Asheville!
It was my birthday, and I'm glad we picked this place!!!
We did the tasting meal and they served us food for two that wasn’t enough for one. Very surprising, since I’ve been twice before and the portions were perfect. They served us a single small ravioli to share on one of the app courses! Oh well...
Fabulous server and extremely accommodating chef. Top notch and spot on!!
My husband and I are so disappointed. We arrived for our reservation and they were somehow running behind even though many tables were open. No one apologized for us having to wait 15 minutes and then our waitress did not come to our table until another 15 minutes. We ordered wine per her recommendation and it was not anything like she described. When I told her the wine was sour she said “nothing is wrong with the wine.” And she took it away. She was extremely rude and that is when we decided we would not even stay for our main course. We went to the place next door to eat and it was very yummy. We won’t be back to Cucina 24.
The speck & arugula pizza is delish, wasn’t a big fan of the carbonara. Our waiter was fantastic!
Excellent!! Highly recommend!! Food was outstanding !! Wine was delicious!! Kelsey our server was fantastic from start to finish!! She was so knowledgeable and helpful with our wine and food selections. Kelsey was very friendly and professional. The attentive service throughout the night was Superb! The leek salad was so surprisingly delicious ! The spaghetti carbonara was excellent and the tiramisu was the best I’ve ever eaten!! We were visiting for the weekend celebrating my dads birthday. This was our favorite restaurant and we will definitely be back!
Absolutely amazing food and wonderful service!! Highly recommend!!!
Loved watching Jimmy working the wood stone oven!! Amazing style and great food knowledge! ❤️
Food was terrible - we were told this was one of the best places to eat in Asheville. We tried the family style special so our group could try a variety of food. It really missed the mark, our GroupMe was very disappointed.
As has been our experience in the past Cucina 24 give us an exceptional evening on a simple date night. From making our reservation late in the day, seating promptly, menu adjustment for my wife's diet issues, wine recommendations and then an excellent meal. All this is why we return to C24 over and over. Keep up the good work.
Amazing experience as always. Rotating menus and great tasting menus. A staple anytime we make it to Asheville.
Great food and atmosphere!
We made a 14 person reservation for a bachelor party. We waited 45 minutes to be seated. Unanimous consensus was we wish we would have opted for a different restaurant. Special toast paid for by bachelor’s sister was forgotten, when we reminded them we were poured cloudy sparking wine that had gone bad. Tasting menu had many bad items. Traditional “New Jersey” Italian food theme for tasting menu was a bad idea. In retrospect we should have gone elsewhere when we had the time to pivot, or at least we should have avoided the tasting menu and simply ordered pizzas and pasta to share.
good food, excellent service but expensive for drinks
Awesome experience. Our waiter was wonderful and it was the perfect place to celebrate a big occasion. Very special and worth the price. Delicious food and great atmosphere.
The menu is limited to local farm to table choices-all of which are delicious! We went there for a specific item on the wine list and unfortunately it was not available. A bit pricey. A bit loud. Overall it was worth the 1.5 hr trip.
Service was a little lackluster
Always a treat to eat at Cucina. On Friday they were doing a New Jersey Italian inspired tasting menu - not my favorite, but it was incredible nonetheless. We'll be back!
Excellent all around. Chefs tasting menu was beautiful, unique, and delicious. We had the tasting menu for 4 people, with one being vegan. They accommodated perfectly to all dietary needs. Spectacular wine and cocktail program. Great Italian wine list, and amaro, aperitif, digestif and fernet infused cocktails. Amazing time and meal for everyone. I will certainly be returning, and would highly recommend!
Excellent and creative cuisine. Even full, noise level fine. Recommended
One of our favorite places to eat. Always good
Delicious food from start to finish. We had the fruitti di mare dish, the endive salad and the mushroom pizza. All were amazing and the service was perfect. We would definitely go back next time we are in Asheville.
Delayed Valentines with my wife. Cucina 24 is our favorite Asheville restaurant. The castelveltrano olives are fantastic as was the meal. Always interesting and a ‘wide variety for a short, aka great, menu. Highly recommend.
Food was good but not great. I had the chicken Parmesan. Polenta good, chicken wasn’t. Bones in, loose skin. Good wine list.
Wonderful intimate experience as my family celebrated my husband's 60th birthday.
thank you for accommodating our seating request (not close to a large party) service was friendly and informative. food was good but not my favorite of the rotating menus i have had here before. drinks were perfect. still very glad we came.
My wife and I are local and we have about 5-8 restaurants we absolutely love. This is, without a doubt, one of the best restaurants in Asheville and on our list. Asheville should be very proud to call Cucina 24 home!!
Probably not a good idea to rate a restaurant on Valentine's day.
Cucina 24 offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (828) 254-6170.
Cucina 24 is rated 4.5 stars by 2692 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.