About Cucina 24
Chef & owner Brian Canipelli opened Cucina 24 in 2008 on Wall Street in the center of downtown Asheville, NC.
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.
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Pizzeria
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Saturday 11:00am - 2:30pm
Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday-Sunday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Street Parking on Wall Street as well as Wall Street parking garage.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wine
Cucina 24 Ratings and Reviews
We have eaten at Cucina many times. Over ...
We have eaten at Cucina many times. Over the years we have enjoyed dinner on week nights as well as for special occasions. The last three or four times we have visited we noticed the food was not as delicious as in times past. The recent visit was very disappointing as we were served quail that was extremely tough and a pork chop that was very fatty. All in all, very disappointing. Will probably not book dinner reservations in the future. Too many very good restaurants in Asheville to settle for sub par food. Sad because I loved eating here for a long time.
Cucina 24 was so good, we went back a se ...
Cucina 24 was so good, we went back a second night during our stay in Asheville. Our favorites were the Fig appetizer served on thick, grilled bread with fresh figs, chèvre, fig and onion jam. Delicious! One of our other favorites was the Straciatella - fresh mozzarella stretched so that it's smooth and served with heirloom tomatoes and micro greens. So good! For dessert we had the Creameax - a chocolate piece of goodness. Service was very good. Would highly recommend.
Cucina 24 never disappoints. As a local ...
Cucina 24 never disappoints. As a local Ashevillian, Cucina 24 is one of my favorite restaurants to bring out of town guests, and they were blown away by the quality of the food, its preparation, the service and ambiance of this wonderful restaurant.
This farm to table Italian has delicious ...
This farm to table Italian has delicious food. The pasta is fresh and made in house. The food isn't overly seasoned allowing the fresh ingredients to shine. My daughter's steak was perfectly prepared. We wanted to order dessert but the entrees were a good size portion and we didn't have room.
My wife and I had a really amazing night ...
My wife and I had a really amazing night . Between the perfect and helpful service from our Waitress and the beautiful preparation of the food that was so delicious from the appetizer to the dessert , our night was awesome ... We will be back
Everything was amazing about our experie ...
Everything was amazing about our experience. Our waiter and his service, food quality, and notable wine list. Would highly recommend the squash blossom appetizer, striped bass, steak, and pastry with whipped cream & berries. Definitely will return!
Cucina 24 was my favorite Asheville rest ...
Cucina 24 was my favorite Asheville restaurant for several years but it has slipped in food quality over the past 2 years. Apparent efforts to make it more cutting edge have resulted in odd dishes. For instance, my order of gnocchi produced a dish with tight little spirals of pasta in a forgettable sauce. The entrees didn't appeal to any of the 4 diners at our table. Only the pizzas were appetizing. Our favorite dessert, the olive oil cake, is no longer on the menu. This will no longer be our "go to" restaurant in Asheville.
Cucina 24 is one of Asheville's best kep ...
Cucina 24 is one of Asheville's best kept secrets - great food in a foodie town. The atmosphere is warm and relaxing and the waitstaff doesn't make you feel rushed. The wine is a bit pricey. I would like a few more affordable options.
We have been to Cucina 24 three times an ...
We have been to Cucina 24 three times and have thoroughly enjoyed each experience. Have never been disappointed with the food. Top notch quality, beautifully plated and tastes delicious. Love their drink and wine menu too. Will definitely be back!
Must be our 3rd or 4th visit, and we wil ...
Must be our 3rd or 4th visit, and we will certainly return in the future. Great service, great food, great presentation. buttermilk Ricotta : beet : blackberry : calendula was beautiful and delivious. roasted Pork Collar : peppers : polenta : onion agrodolce : fennel pollen was incredible. Desserts were awesome. Love this place.
Overall an outstanding experience. Meal ...
Overall an outstanding experience. Meal included delicious food (appetizer and small plates) and excellent recommendations from the ample wine list by the knowledgeable wait staff. Our group (3 women on a foodie tour of Asheville ) was so impressed and would recommend Cucina 24 as a must while in Asheville.
Being a native New Yorker and 100% Itali ...
Being a native New Yorker and 100% Italian, I did not have high expectations when I arrived. The Bucatini alla Gricia (and smoked pork collar were both delicious. Our server made great recommendations on combining the meat entrees with side portions of their handmade pastas which were huge homeruns for all of us in our dining party. Their specialty drinks were terrific - we really enjoyed the Peruvian piscos and the glass onion cocktails. Will definitely plan on coming back for dinner when I'm back in Asheville!
Had the short rib and Spanish squid appe ...
Had the short rib and Spanish squid appetizers and both were amazing. Had the Yellow Fin Tuna entree and it was delicious, but not as yummy as the appetizers. Overall the service was wonderful, food was wonderful and we will for sure be back.
This was my husband's choice for his bir ...
This was my husband's choice for his birthday. Our waiter was prompt and food was excellent. Of all things, the olives are divine! My husband is a bit hard of hearing and the Saturday night noise level was tough, but it is a bustling, vibrant establishment.
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