Cucina Market Bistro
Thursday-Friday 6:00am- late
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 10:00am
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 3:00pm - late
Saturday: 5:00pm - late
Cucina Grab & Go Market Café
Monday-Friday: 6:00am - 4:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays closed
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Mon - Tue 1:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:00PM 6:15PM - 8:00PM
Wed - Thu 1:30PM - 2:00PM 7:30PM - 8:00PM
Fri 1:30PM - 2:00PM 8:00PM - 8:30PM
Sat 8:00PM - 8:30PM
The service and atmosphere here may well have been the best part of the dining experience but unfortunately the food (this included 2 gnocchi dishes, a chicken dish and a pasta dish) was just okay... perhaps our expectations were too high. The cost could be considered at par with other restaurants of this type but when spending approximately $150 per couple it did seem rather small of the restaurant to charge a $1.00 per glass of tap water.
My husband and I had a wonderful experience! Our server was very helpful and attentive, and our food was fantastic! We were just traveling through the area, but if we are ever back we will definitely eat at Cucina again!
Tasty food, the trout special was incredible, sad I ordered something else!
Outstanding food & service.
I've never been disappointed and have gone for both business lunches as well as for personal.
Food was delicious , the place is very cute setting and the attention was great
Only our 2nd time here as we don’t live in Calgary. AMAZING FOOD - from the salad to pasta to dessert. Also amazing service 👍🏼 highly recommend!!
Excellent atmosphere and dining experience. I would highly recommend Cucina for anyone needing a date night. Staff is very friendly and they all said bye and thank you on the way out. Prices were decent compared to other places. I would definitely go back.
Cheers and thank you.
Excellent food, the server was super sweet. I ordered the rigatoni with chorizo and pulled chicken. Excellent choice so delicious. However, while eating I pulled a small chicken bone from my mouth. Showed the server, and it was laughed off. I don't think I should have to point out how serious and dangerous it could have been. I let it go because I was fine. Future note if that happens again don't laugh it off, point it out to the manager. Have the manager speak to the customer. You are an excellent restaurant but don't rest on your laurels.
The food is consistently good and the service friendly. The restaurant is fairly small so it has a nice atmosphere of not being a big crowded place. It's not too noisy so it's easy to have a conversation at normal speaking volume.
Great food as always
The food was excellent. We were there early, but the front of the restaurant was sold out so there was limited seating and it was ok, but not the vibe that we were looking for. The sold out crowd took precedence and we were second class citizens. Because it's so small, there were only a few places to sit and they turned away a number of patrons. Doesn't seem like a good business model. Good food for sure, but the rest of the experience was not great. Good thing I had good company.
My wife and I decided for a date night on Saturday evening. We choose Cucina Market as neither of us had been there before. The atmosphere was splendid. Our servers were excellent as they explained specials and all menu items with ease. They accommodated our special orders with no questions. The special cocktails were amazing and the Bella Rosa is worth having another. We would recommend this place anytime. The changed daily risotto was excellent.
Sitting on patio was great as pretty noisy inside
Great food and service. A bit noisy for a business lunch, but I would definitely come back here with a group for a casual get-together.
Server was very knowledgeable on wines and made some great recommendations. Food was superb.
Very quick and nice. Slightly more expensive then other pasta dishes in Calgary
Always enjoy breakfast meetings at Cucina
Good food, clean restaurant, central location and very good service
Good food. Friendly service. Affordable. The concept is quite modern and the atmosphere was enjoyable.
Shared dishes with two other friends: the beets, gnocchi and sablefish were all really delicious. We also had the Arctic Char which was one of the specials but it was our least favorite. Wine and cocktail drink list was great and so was the service. Overall would recommend!
Very well prepared tasty food with excellent service, a few unusual offerings, great seafood pasta.
The service was excellent. Our server kept our sparkling water glasses filled and was attentive to any of our needs. The food was plated nicely and was very tasty. Would recommend to others.
I can't come here without having the beef tartare. I have never had a better one! We were very well-looked after by the staff and had a lovely lunch.
Excellent experience. Will definitely be going again!
The food here is great but the service is horrible. We waited 45 mins to get a drink. It took 20 mins to get service after being seated (other than water) and then another 20 mins to get our drinks. It makes happy hour impossible to enjoy. The server is super sweet but no clue what he’s doing. We were going to stay for dinner but left after our drinks and a quick appie.
Food here is very, very salty. I ordered pasta and chicken. I notified the waitress and she did give a small discount to the meal. Octopus appetizer was good.
Always have had excellent food quality and service at Cucina. A favorite place to have business breakfast meetings. The Open Table reservation system is outstanding.
Awesome.... we will be back...... LOVED IT!!!!!!!!!!
Very cozy restaurant. Great for a date night. Great food. Excellent service.
We had a pasta bolognese special and it was incredible. Meatballs are ok. Half price wine before 6 was great but we drank twice as much. :)
Food was excellent - it was difficult to choose because everything coming out of the kitchen looked delicious. Service was very attentive and courteous. I will definitely be back.
Ambiance was nice, service was good but the pasta was overcooked, shouldn't happen in an authentic Italian restaurant.
Very good overall...
Nice seating area, but a little loud at lunch. Great food.
The food here is amazing along with the atmosphere. A very trendy Italian market bistro great for all occasions. Great location, food, service and generous portions. Tough to find a better all purpose place to dine.
Food was amazing! And the price was very reasonable given the quality of food.
Food was terrific, service was excellent, we would definitely go there again.
Valentine’s Day dinner was great at Cucina!
The food, wine and service was fantastic. A lovely gesture was the beautiful long stem red rose that I was given at the end of the evening as well. We’ll be back for sure!
Waited 25 minutes to be seated, after our reservation. Seated in a cramped area. Took 10 minutes to order cocktails. Cocktails took 15+ minutes and came right away with our appetizers and dinner wine. Appetizers were good. Ordered a steak and broccoli for dinner - BOTH were cold. To the point that we sent them back and we’re tired of waiting for we settled up and left. Would not go back.