Roman Cucina, Laguna Hills

In Dining, Editor Picks by LA Travel Magazine

WHY IT’S GREAT:
There is a reason this restaurant has been around since 2001 and packed with loyal and happy customers.  The service is outstanding making any guest feel right at home. There are no surprises on the menu. Diners will find traditional Italian food, ably prepared and generously portioned.

WHAT TO ORDER:
Baked Meatball Mozzarella; Rosa with Penne, Chicken Parmigiana, Steak Milanese, Shrimp Scampi; Tiramisu

INSIDER TIP:
Roman Cucina does not impress with trendy fare, but it satisfies with well-prepared favorites, served in large portions at moderate prices.  Specials are offered Monday-Thursday and range from a $5 Cocktail Night to a Buy One Get One 1/2 Price Pasta Night.

25214 Cabot Rd, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, (949) 380-4228, www.romancucina.com