We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Luciano Il Ristorante

Altstadt-Nord
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Marzellenstrasse 68-70, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 135453
Website
Add hours for Luciano Il Ristorante and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 39 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Where the local eat

Luciano's was one of several recommendations from the nearby Hilton staff. Good choice! The food is authentic, tasty, and appealing. Staff are somewhat brusque, but come around with a little encouragement. Luciano's is typically quite busy till the late evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
GeorgeFMarkhamON
,
MARKHAM
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
MARKHAM
Top Contributor
323 reviews 323 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
399 helpful votes 399 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Luciano's was one of several recommendations from the nearby Hilton staff. Good choice! The food is authentic, tasty, and appealing. Staff are somewhat brusque, but come around with a little encouragement. Luciano's is typically quite busy till the late evening.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brighton, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Totally overpriced Italian with food quality below average, a tourist trap in Cologne! Also no atmosphere at all as all completely outdated. There is no Menu to choose from, the waiter comes to you with a badly written peace of wood, which is hardly readable from your sit and gives you about 30seconds to decide. After he made you decide... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

1 minute walk from the Hilton Hotel Cologne you can find this Italian restaurant (actually, there are 2 Italian restaurants next to each other, this can be a little confusing). From the outside the appeal is not so nice, also the interior is really not very nice. However, as I said do not judge a book by its cover, the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Delhi, India
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great food, well informed staff and the Truffle Spaghetti, well no words, just FANTASTIC!! I informed them that we were both Vegetarians and they promptly suggested the Buratta with Tomatoes and the Spaghetti and another dish - the food was perfect, the service perfect, shall definitely go back!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sao Paulo, SP
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I was very imprisoned how many years I have met my friends here and the maître recognize me and talk to me about the table we "Brazilians food experts" were inside to this restaurant. The foods was wonderful and the service best in class

Was this review helpful? Yes
wirral, uk
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We tried to get in at the Italian next door which had a much higher tripadvisor ranking but it was fully booked due to the marathon taking place the next day and everywhere was busy. So our hotel recommended this place instead. It was fine, nothing particularly special. We took our German phrase book with us to help read the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Athens
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We went there on a business dinner (three people). Our food was mediocre to say the least. We all ordered fish and the flavors were very flat and un-interesting. The portions were quite small so we ordered bread a couple of times... The service was good and the waitors friendly. The big surprise was the check! It was very pricy... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I was looking for another restaurant but thought this was it. Found out after I left that the restaurant I wanted was actually across the street. I arrived 15 minutes too early however being that it was chilly outside, A waiter came to me and said that I was too early. I asked if I could sit inside until they... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Luxembourg
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

They refused to accept payment with a credit card saying that card was declined by the bank. Food is good but overpriced and waiting time is not always reasonable. In my estimation 5 waiters are serving around 60 guests. They are doing their job virtuously but obviously facility is understaffed! Free tapas with vine. Refusal to get payment via credit... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I didn't even get as far as dining here. The man who served me was very rude about my British accent (I still do speak fluent German though). He was speaking in a slow, patronising voice and had no interest in being polite- just shoving the specials board in my face and being rude............so I left...This might be a nice... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Luciano Il Ristorante also viewed

Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
 
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
 

Been to Luciano Il Ristorante? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Marzellenstrasse 68-70, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 135453

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Luciano Il Ristorante staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?