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Calling all Santa Clarita Hounds

LA Buckeye Fan Mar 6, 2009 01:51 PM

Has anyone tried the new Bella Cucina Restuarant on the Old Road? It's the one that is next to El Torito, that was formerly a Brazilian Churrescaria (sp?) and before that a Hamburger Hamlet. Just curious if had anything interesting going on. I see from driving by that they have a happy hour. Thanks for any info you have.

  1. lvgoodfood Mar 6, 2009 06:27 PM

    We ate there once, few weeks after their grand opening, we didn't like it at all.
    Food wasn't good, service was bad, for us was not a good experience.
    All started when we were served rock hard bread, really, rock hard bread. When I asked the waiter, I was told that it was Italian bread and was supposed to be like that.
    It was impossible to eat that bread! The rest of the meal was just a big joke, dish after dish.
    I'll never go back.

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    1. re: lvgoodfood
      LA Buckeye Fan Mar 7, 2009 06:44 AM

      Thank you. I will cross it off my list.

      1. re: LA Buckeye Fan
        LisaN Mar 7, 2009 08:54 AM

        There isn't a heck of a lot of reviews on here for Santa Clarita, but yelp actually has alot.

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      LisaN Mar 6, 2009 01:58 PM

      its getting horrible reviews, Based on what I've read, I'll never step foot in it.

      Want good Italian, try Strada in canyon country


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      1. re: LisaN
        LA Buckeye Fan Mar 6, 2009 03:29 PM

        Thanks LisaN. I'll give Strada a try. How do you feel about Cavi in Newhall, or Cavi at Big Oaks?

        1. re: LA Buckeye Fan
          LisaN Mar 6, 2009 04:08 PM

          Haven't tried Cavi in Newhall yet, and only tried the pizza at Cavi at the big oaks. LOVED the pizza at cavi at the big oaks. If you wan to read a bunch of strada reviews adn see pictures of the food, go to Yelp.com

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