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Luciano Il Ristorante

Altstadt-Nord
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Marzellenstrasse 68-70, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 135453
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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
Really enjoyable meal

Had a really good meal here. The truffle pasta dish was exquisite. I'd come here again and would recommend this place without reservation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Andy J
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
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English first
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Had a really good meal here. The truffle pasta dish was exquisite. I'd come here again and would recommend this place without reservation.

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MARKHAM
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386 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 475 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.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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 Also no atmosphere at all as all completely outdated.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 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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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 

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Athens
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5 reviews
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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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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 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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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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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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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

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