California-inspired Italian restaurants + wine shops. Welcome to our CUCINA!

The CUCINA family of Italian restaurants is one of Southern California’s first retail wine shop and restaurant in one concept. The affordable menus showcase the flavors of Italy with the organic freshness of California, allowing local bounty to take the culinary lead. Come visit one of our locations and experience CUCINA for yourself.

Executive Chef Joe Magnanelli oversees the CUCINA culinary program. He and his talented troop of chef de cuisines and executive sous chefs are dedicated to creating inventive, seasonal dishes as well as running an ambitious in-house program with house made cheeses, charcuterie and sausage, artisanal breads and pastas made from scratch.

CUCINA’s wine shops comprise of over 250 familiar names and rare, small-batch gems from the Americas and Europe, with an emphasis on Italian varietals. Each location has an experienced in-house sommelier, making shopping for the perfect bottle a breeze.

CUCINA urbana

Bankers Hill

505 Laurel Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 239-2222
CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

Del Mar

2730 Via De La Valle
Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 704-4500
CUCINA enoteca Irvine


532 Spectrum Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 861-2222


4055 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 281-4014
CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

Newport Beach

951 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 706-1416