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Luciano Il Ristorante

Marzellenstrasse 68-70, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
+49 221 135453
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Ranked #556 of 1,709 Restaurants in Cologne
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
New Delhi, India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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!!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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

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wirral, uk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

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

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Athens
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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

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Orlando, Florida
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173 reviews 173 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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

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Luxembourg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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

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London
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I dined at this restaurant twice in a row. It was close to my hotel and my customers liked it. Italian staff, Menu on a board that is brought to your table. Twice ate fish, very good. Wine selection good. Not tried the dessert. Very busy, better to reserve. Has outside tables with some heating.

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Cologne
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95 reviews 95 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Luciano is a Cologne tradition and even markets itself as Luciano 'seit (since) 1969.' Indeed, nothing much has changed in all those years. The decor's the same, even the waiters look familiar as do many of the (elderly) guests who appreciate the familiar (if somewhat artificial) 'Buena sera Signor.......' of the Padrone. The menu, though, has changed - and not... More

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Great italian restaurant - very little english spoken - but that did not matter. Food consistently good from course to course. Prices reasonable. Obviously popular - book early.

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Additional Information about Luciano Il Ristorante

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

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