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Restaurant La Cucina

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Pilatusstrasse 29 | Hotel Astoria, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
+41 41 226 88 88
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Pizza & PastaLa Cucina is the city’s premier Italian restaurant...
Pizza & PastaLa Cucina is the city’s premier Italian restaurant, delivering delicious Italian cuisine including home-made pasta e pizza and great wines in a welcoming Mediterranean environment.
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely ambiance, like an Italian palace

I went here for a few lunches and I loved it every time. It is like an Italian palace. Staff is extremely friendly and very obliging. The next table is very close to the other but I've you don't have sensitive stuff to discuss, then its fine. I would come back every time!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Sab_Nicole
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Schweiz
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Schweiz
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I went here for a few lunches and I loved it every time. It is like an Italian palace. Staff is extremely friendly and very obliging. The next table is very close to the other but I've you don't have sensitive stuff to discuss, then its fine. I would come back every time!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great service, great food, wonderful location, romantic and for every special event! I love the Penne al Vodka and of course the Tiramisu! On your birthday the will bring you a special desert and play "Happy Birthday" for you! Wonderful!

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astorialuzern, Quality Management at Restaurant La Cucina, responded to this review

Dear Nadia A Thank you for your visit at the restaurant La Cucina and taking the time to give us your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality, service and atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you again at the restaurant La Cucina! Best regards Sheila Quality Management More 

Lakeland, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Restaurant La Cucina is a nicely decorated restaurant with good service. We arrived just after the restaurant opened which was good because it got very busy after we arrived. The service was very good and the food was good. We ordered the pizza and very much enjoyed it.

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astorialuzern, Quality Management at Restaurant La Cucina, responded to this review

Dear Earl C We are pleased that you enjoyed your time at our restaurant La Cucina and thank you that you are taking the time to give us your great feedback on TripAdvisor. We are happy that we could convince you with our decoration, service and food quality. Once again we thank you for your wonderful feedback and hope to... More 

Odessa, Odes'ka Oblast', Ukraine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was lucky to visit a lovely city of Lucerne. My friend suggested me to have dinner at La Cucina. So, it's good that I followed his advice! The food is lovely! I had seafood risotto and spaghetti with black truffles. Amazing! I tried tiramisu for dessert and definitely it was the best tiramisu I tried in Switzerland! At the... More 

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Dear Роман Д Thank you that you share your great feedback with the whole world. We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality, interior and service. It is our goal to provide a unique experience to our guests. We are satisfied that we achieved this in your case. Once again we thank you for your wonderful... More 

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The taste is not good, slow service. Pasta and spagetti is bad, pizza is so so, risotto and rivoli taste good. Soup is bad. Overall not recommended.

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Reykjavik
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Everything was delightful! We made a reservation online because we read that it could be full sometimes and we are happy we did. It was 8:00 and the restaurant was still basically full. Right as we walked in, we were welcomed and seated. It was also someone's birthday and there was this loud music (we were confused at first) and... More 

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astorialuzern, Quality Management at Restaurant La Cucina, responded to this review

Dear ohsovogue We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and service and thank you for your great feedback on TripAdvisor. Praise like yours shows us that we are on the right track and motivates us to get better and better. We would be pleased if we soon could welcome you back in one of our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The food was good (surprisingly good value for money for Swiss standards), but the icing on the cake was the service. Every single staff that took care of us were terrific and it made the evening very enjoyable.

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Dear Crystal P Thank you that you share your great feedback with the whole world. We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and service. It is our goal to provide a unique experience to our guests. We are satisfied that we achieved this in your case. Once again we thank you for your wonderful feedback... More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We went with a group of friends to celebrate my birthday. Unfortunately we had not made reservations and therefore had a long wait until a suitably large table became available. it was heaving with people and the staff obviously did not want another party when they were already stretched. Still when we were finally served the food was excellent and... More 

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astorialuzern, Quality Management at Restaurant La Cucina, responded to this review

Dear Gerda L First of all we would like to congratulate you once again. We are very pleased that you have celebrated this special day with us at our restaurant La Cucina. We would like to thank you for your visit and for your positive feedback. All the best to you and we really hope to see you soon back... More 

Matthews, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Agree with others that the food here is outstanding. Was reasonably priced - by Swiss standards anyway :). The staff was also very friendly.

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astorialuzern, Quality Management at Restaurant La Cucina, responded to this review

Dear David P We are pleased that you enjoyed your time at our restaurant La Cucina and thank you that you are taking the time to give us your great feedback on TripAdvisor. We hope to welcoming you soon back at our restaurant La Cucina! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great authentic italian food! Highly recommended the seafood risotto which was full of seafood. Other dishes however were just average! Nice ambience to top it all off.

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Dear tboonlong Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are very pleased that you took the time to write us. We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and hope to welcoming you soon back at our restaurant La Cucina! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant La Cucina

Address: Pilatusstrasse 29 | Hotel Astoria, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 41 226 88 88
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
Average Prices: USD $10 to $55
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pilatusstrasse 29 | Hotel Astoria, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 226 88 88

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $55
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

Pizza & PastaLa Cucina is the city’s premier Italian restaurant, delivering delicious Italian cuisine including home-made pasta e pizza and great wines in a welcoming Mediterranean environment.

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