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Array of our Dishes - It's Italian Cucina, Austin, TX

It's Italian Cucina

4.8
4.8
795 Reviews
$50 and over
Italian
Northern Italian Cuisine, A True Piedmont Restaurant, Martini and Wine Bar, along with an Award winning Patio (il Cortile) Comfortable and cool in Summer with misting fans, and warm in winter with heaters.
Our philosophy - is one of Cucina Italiana! We cook for you as we do for our family with “Una Passione Grande” in a polished casual atmosphere.
Our focus on the menu, includes fresh handmade pasta, seafood, meats, cheese, and desserts, along with handmade craft cocktails and award winning wine list.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Contemporary Italian, Dining Bar
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (512) 482-8655
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Owned/operated by
    Women
  • Executive chef
    Al Fini
  • Catering
    Contact Chef
  • Private party facilities
    Great Venue for any occasion:Corporate Bookings, Birthdays, Weddings, Training classes, Cooking classes, Wine tasting classes, Private dining and etc...
  • Private party contact
    Al Fini: (855) 404-2548
  • Neighborhood
    South Austin
  • Parking details
    Free Parking on Premises. Both on North and south side of the Restaurant.
  • Public transit
    In front of the store
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Offers

  • Happy Hour Tues-Fri in Bar & Patio Only 5-6:30 PM

    Multiple dates available
    Tue - Fri - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Happy Hour Tuesday-Friday 5-6:30 PM Bar & Patio Seatings Only 25% off All Cicchetti (Venetian-style tapas) All Beers All Wines by the glass All Craft Cocktails See Menus for details https://itsitaliancucina.com/menu_food.html#dinner

    Happy Hour Tues-Fri in Bar & Patio Only 5-6:30 PM Photo
  • Selected Half Prices Bottles of Wines

    Multiple dates available
    Wed - 5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Half Prices Bottles of Wines All night Wednesday with Live Piano

    Selected Half Prices Bottles of Wines Photo

What 795 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Austin

    Great for fine wines

  • Austin

    Italian

  • Austin

    Great for fine wines

  • Austin

    Italian

795 Reviews
  1. DiningExplorers

    Austin

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We treated our daughter and son in-law to their anniversary dinner. We babysat. The staff went above and beyond to make their evening special.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded 4 days ago
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  2. NancyD

    Austin

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a very nice dinner and our server was great! Will definitely go back!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded 5 days ago
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a wonderful dining experience! We always get wonderful food, service, and atmosphere!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on May 13, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  4. ChristianT

    Austin

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time dining and was very impressed! Great prix fixation menu and wine list. All delicious! Will be back soon!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on May 12, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  5. JudyP

    Austin

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been going to this restaurant from the beginning! We love it !
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on May 6, 2024
    We appreciate your support.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious as always! Can’t wait to try the pizza place next door!!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on May 4, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  7. AliG

    Austin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Al has taken dining to a new level of fun and ambiance along with creative cuisine. Always a treat to be there and enjoy his hospitality.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on May 4, 2024
    My grand pleasure serving you.

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  8. LynneK

    Austin

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 27, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a party of 4 and 3 of us had excellent food. But the 4th member of or party had osso bucco. The meat that was served was not veal. It was stringly beef.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on April 29, 2024
    Thanks for writing and I am sorry you feel that way about ossobuco, but you are 100% wrong, as it is Veal Ossobuco 3" foresphank and we have been buying from same farm for seven years now. If you wish to see the raw product please write me and I will personally give you a tour. Regards, Master Chef Al Fini

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  9. MarkD

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding Dining experience - Ambience Service Presentation and Quality all outstanding
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on April 26, 2024
    Our Pleasure serving you.

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  10. Solon

    Cleveland

    52 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    52 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was a business meeting with a good customer. Could not have picked a better spot. Everything was fantastic. Service, food and setting. Thank you.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on April 24, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  11. Ambrosio

    Austin

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love this place! Al is always so friendly and makes a point to say hello. One day I’ll convince him to root for Benfica.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on April 21, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you and Forza Juve!

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  12. AnnD

    Austin

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on April 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service were excellent. We went prior to attend Zach theatre and were out in plenty of time.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on April 21, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing! Only complaint is the wine we ordered was too sweet and they made us buy it anyway.

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  14. V123

    New York City

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Every dish had great flavor. Service was attentive and friendly. Enjoyed the outside patio. Prices are way over inflated for an upscale but casual Italian restaurant outside of downtown.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on March 31, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  15. ChrisB

    Austin

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely dinner great service and food!! Loved the chicken Marsala and asparagus over the top! Topped with Carmel cheesecake and Expresso martini and my man had an Americano!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on March 23, 2024
    Our Pleasure serving you.

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  16. Debra

    Austin

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It's Italian Cucina NEVER disappoints! The manager and owner are always there to greet with a smile and kind words. The ambiance is fantastic - cozy, quaint and classy. The food is absolutely delicious! The service is amazing as well. My husband and I (as well as all of our friends that we have introduced to this restaurant ) have never had a bad experience. Top the evening off with an espresso martini! Highly recommend It's Italian Cucina!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on March 16, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We absolutely love this place. We have been three times in the past year and each time we rave!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on March 24, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Probably the best Italian food restaurant in Austin and I’ve been to quite a few.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on March 11, 2024
    Our grand pleasure serving you.

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  19. ahb1

    New York City

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Never disappoints! Great food and service. We love it here!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 26, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  20. Biff

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent very attentive staff great ossobuco I had not been here for ~8 to 10 months.It's now superb.I put it in my top three places.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 22, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  21. LilyC

    Raleigh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Good was great. Service was great. Only thing was it took an unusually long time for our entrees to come out. Ended up being a 2 1/3 hour dinner because of it.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 18, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  22. JohnnyA

    Chicago

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Overall great dining experience. We loved the appetizers (ahi tuna, bruschetta, focaccia bread) and our main entrees (rigatoni, gnocchi, spaghetti bolognese). Service was highly attentive and friendly. We look forward to returning soon.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 19, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  23. BraxG

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Made a reservation and sat down right down at the scheduled time with no wait. From the solid time management to the phenomenal service, my girlfriend and I enjoyed Italian Cucina. Food was as good as other reviews stated it was and the server was very knowledgeable of their menu and what drinks paired the best. Definitely recommend visiting this restaurant and fully expect to return myself.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 18, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  24. SheilaP

    Austin

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very good food and service was spot on. Will not wait so long to come back. A hidden gem for sure.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 18, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  25. AlexS

    Amarillo

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great little date spot. Not too loud and a really good atmosphere and service.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 15, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  26. JeanneC

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I made dinner reservations for our board members. Several from NYC. They were blown away by the service, meal & dining experience! The owner is very passionate about his restaurant and it definitely shows. Thank you for making me a "rockstar"!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 14, 2024
    My pleasure serving you.

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A second visit to the sweet Italian Cochina. You are welcomed at the door and you feel like you have been transported to a small neighborhood restaurant. With over 300 wines on offering and a delicious menu. Can’t wait to return. Chow Bella
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 11, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was good, but the menu wasn’t something to write about. Strong chances I came during a menu rotation, that just didn’t call me.  I am far from Italian, food bougie, but I feel it could’ve been done better. Atmosphere is great for a second date, but not a first dessert was good. 4.2/5
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 11, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Just moved to Austin from Philadelphia where Italian food is a staple. We’ve tried to find an Italian restaurant that taste as good as what we are used too over the past few months and this BY FAR is the best in town. Wonderful staff, perfect taste, and amazing plating. We are so happy to have a place to call home moving forward!
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 10, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  30. Thomas

    Austin

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our favorite Austin Italian restaurant. We eat there before Austin Symphony performances. It is on our way, and offers easy parking. Food is great, as is wine list. Now they have added cioppino to their menu, so we will be going there more often.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 10, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  31. AustinNewbie

    Austin

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What an amazing restaurant! From the food, to the service, It was a great meal. Our server, Baraa, was super pleasant and helpful with suggestions! We will definitely be back.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 4, 2024
    Our Pleasure serving you.

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  32. ShandalaB

    Austin

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I am soooo glad that I happened upon this restaurant. It was the perfect place for my son’s birthday. Al was awesome. Gabe was the best. We loved everything we tried and we tried ALOT. We will be back.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 3, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Truly enjoyed our meal at Its Italian Cucina. The owner, Al visited our table to make sure everyone was doing well. We even spoke a little Italian, which was super cool. Service was spot on and Alex (served) did a nice job taking care of us. Loved the veal parm!!! A must visit.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on February 3, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  34. DanielM

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very good food, excellent service, great wine, but the music was a little loud. There is an option to sit outside - which our party did not consider (it was too cold!). Overall a very good choice.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on January 27, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  35. Buster

    Austin

    37 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    No one in my party was impressed with the food or service, irregardless of the inflated price.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on January 26, 2024
    Thank you for your business.

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food. Owner was charismatic and very friendly. Great ambiance and wine selection as well.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on January 25, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  37. kellyb

    Austin

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful experience! The owner even taught us Happy Birthday in Italian for our daughter, and he lead us in the Italian song. Going back soon
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on January 21, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  38. MarilynR

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I enjoyed a light dinner selecting from the tapas menu. Delicious scallops, yummy lamb chips, and some salmon on cucumbers all were beautiful and tasty.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on January 20, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  39. SuzanneT

    Austin

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food. Great service. Perfect for a date night. We will definitely be back. Lots of gluten free options which is amazing for an Italian restaurant.
    It's Italian CucinaResponded on January 20, 2024
    Our pleasure serving you.

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  40. David

    Austin

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been dining at It's Italian Cucina since it opened, and we haven't ever been disappointed! The food was excellent, and the service was even better! If you haven't experienced the fine dining at this tremendous restaurant, you are in for a treat when you do!

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from It's Italian Cucina using the Order Online button. It's Italian Cucina also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. It's Italian Cucina also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (512) 482-8655.

It's Italian Cucina is rated 4.8 stars by 795 OpenTable diners.

It's Italian Cucina does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for It's Italian Cucina

1500 S Lamar Blvd, Ste 110, Austin, TX 78704-2949

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    South Austin
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Contemporary Italian, Dining Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Free Parking on Premises. Both on North and south side of the Restaurant.
  • Public transit
    In front of the store
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Owned/operated by
    Women
  • Executive chef
    Al Fini
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (512) 482-8655
  • Catering
    Contact Chef
  • Private party facilities
    Great Venue for any occasion:Corporate Bookings, Birthdays, Weddings, Training classes, Cooking classes, Wine tasting classes, Private dining and etc...
  • Private party contact
    Al Fini: (855) 404-2548
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