Cucina Carini

4.4
262 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Cucina Carini Pizza Grill and Restaurant has been serving the South Jersey area since 1992. Conveniently located on Hainesport-Mount Laurel Road, across from Hillside Elementary School, and just east of the Mount in Mount Laurel, Cucina Carini serves wonderful Italian Dishes , Pizza and Subs. Our light and airy Dining Area complements your dining experience , sort of a vision of dining in the old country. We offer Free Delivery to the surrounding area, and offer On-Site as well as Off-Site Catering. Come out and give us a taste
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jane
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Good food and service for the price. Only issue is that we got seated at a small table near door to area with a large party and it was pretty hard to hear across the table.
I didn't complain . I am sure they would have rectified the situation had they known.
Great go to restaurant for a nice mail.

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Healthydiner
Philadelphia
35 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

A quaint byob, the experience could have been better. Despite the number of open tables, when we arrived we were seated at a small table for too is a crowded little alcove. It was extremely noisy. There was a loud party immediately adjacent to our table (no six feet between the tables), which was bad enough yet their volume was exceeded by a louder party in a small “private room,” which had the door open. We could not have a normal conversation and repeatedly ask the other to “say again” due to the noise level. Certainly not a relaxing time.

The server was excellent, again, we had a hard time hearing her. We had a calamari appetizer. The presentation was nice, the aroma enticing. Sadly, it was undercooked and chewy.

The table breads were served hot and steaming, however the blandness of the bread was disappointing.

We both had butternut squash soup that was excellent.

Our chicken entrees were presented well. The chicken and spinach limone was excellent. The chicken supreme was okay. If there was prosciutto in the dish, the amount was tiny.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great and the staff were friendly. The meals were freshly made and tasted like home cooked dinner. Ambiance and decor are nice. A local gem and highly recommended.

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vipCBCDiner
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always good! Celebrated a birthday.

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tomw
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Convenient location, very clean, offers limited seasonal outdoor dining.; take-out service was brisk. Dinner food and service were good, pricing was fair but desserts were a little pricey Tile floors throughout made is a little noisy. But we'd try it again for lunch.

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vipBill
Philadelphia
49 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An absolute gem. Love the location. Food has never been a disappointment.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Lovey restaurant. Unfortunately they were out of the only two items I ordered that were on the menu. I had lobster ravioli and it was creamy good. My husband had veal & crab Calabrese and it was phenomenal. Long hots delish and calamari fresh not frozen we think. Going to bring good bottle wine next time, as we didn’t realize it was BYOB.

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vipAnne
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

10/18/21

Our waitress Crystal was amazing.

My chicken dinner was good but there were parts where the chicken was undercooked. You need to be careful about that issue. Certainly will still keep coming back

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Shorty
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

The seafood dishes were good but the veal parmigiana was not. The veal was very thin and too much breading. Very noisy inside due to high ceilings.

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Leslie
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Outstanding service and great food. What more needs to be said

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vipRealFoodLover
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience3

The food was MUCH better than I thought it would be, and my server was very kind.

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vippatty
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the food never disappoints here. the pasta dishes are amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Overall a very good experience, food was good but left a little to be desired

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vipBrendaGH20
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Always tasty! Chicken Carini is delicious!

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vipSteveJ
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food. Nice size portions. Great service. Needs more parking spaces when crowded.

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vipFoodie
Birmingham
16 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great food -great place but BYOB. Did not know this when booking.

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vipjy42
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a beautiful, comfortable restaurant where the food is always excellent and so is the service. We really enjoyed our meal and will be back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were terrific
The owners are wonderful people !

OT
OpenTable Diner
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and the servers were amazing

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience4

Waitress took wrong meal from kitchen & said it was correct meal. In fact, halfway through my meal she acknowledged that she had picked up wrong meal. Refused to adjust bill which is a show of Poor customer service. We won’t be back.

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vipAnne
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Awesome as usual

RC
vipRobC
Philadelphia
121 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was very good - although was told that dish with cream sauce was light, and it was very heavy. Sauces were good, and seasoning was excellent.

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LynnM
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It is a cozy restaurant. Very cute and relaxing. Loved my dish.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place!!!!!!!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day …great food, service. Very pleased!
We’ll be back!

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vipjovie
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been going for 26 years and always have a good meal.

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jackm
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Reservations about right; food very good but service a little slow on this busy saturday night.

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Nina
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was outstanding and the wait staff was efficient and friendly. Can’t wait to go back!

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MaryB
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Sat outside, had to ask them to turn music down. Waitress forgot to give me my soup to go. She was very sweet though. All in all a Very nice experience. Will definitely go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was wonderful. Food was fresh & tasted awesome! Definitely going back or ordering takeout.

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vipTerri
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere and everyone working there is pleasant

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CarolW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cozy atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food. Love it here!

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vipMike
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice hidden Gem in Mt Laurel even though its been around for a while. Food and service was great and a good value these days. If you like good Italian without having to fly to Italy this is your place. BYOB also helps.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Always great food.

PC
vipPatrickC
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A beautiful neighborhood gem. Excellent service, great atomosphere

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Birthday
Philadelphia
33 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We sat outside on a lovely evening. It did get chilly and they lite a heater for us.
The food was delicious & the service better.
It is a new favorite!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, great food, great atmosphere!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

One out of 4 dinners was poor. Shrimp dish was with thin, tasteless sauce & a very small amount of pasta. Was not up to the standards of the other meals.

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PatC
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu and great food. It is a local haunt yet upscale dining.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food were exceptional. Can’t wait to go back!

FAQs

Cucina Carini offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (856) 439-1941.

Cucina Carini is rated 4.4 stars by 262 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.