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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: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, 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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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
Delicious & authentic

Delightful atmosphere, delicious food, great service - the perfect ending to our holiday. Do try - we've eaten in some lovely restaurants all over and this was right up there with them. So pleased we found it almost by accident.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
AnnieW962
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Market Deeping, England, United Kingdom
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Market Deeping, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Delightful atmosphere, delicious food, great service - the perfect ending to our holiday. Do try - we've eaten in some lovely restaurants all over and this was right up there with them. So pleased we found it almost by accident.

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Placitas, New Mexico
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was an authentic Italian restaurant with fabulous food. The atmosphere was truly Italian with a bit of romance flair. This would be what I call a hidden gem.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We just finished dinner at this restaurant. We ordered a pizza and spaghetti with clams and a bottle of wine. We asked for the wine while looking at the menu and the waiter ignored us. He acted as though we were asking for too much. Second request got the wine to the table and an apology. Suddenly there was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The food was amazing and if you go there ask for Bruno as your waiter he is so kind and is the best waiter ever. The food was the best Italian food I have ever had.

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

Dear Switzerlandtravele Thank you that you share your great feedback with the whole world. We will gladly pass the compliments to Bruno. We would be pleased if we soon could welcome you back in one of our restaurants in Lucerne! Yours sincerely, Sheila Quality Management More 

Wiedlisbach, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had a wonderful evening with great food and drinks. Sevice was very friendly and fun:-) We will come back next time we are in Lucerne! Great place to go!

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

Dear nuntschi 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 and service. We would be pleased if we soon could welcome you back in one of our restaurants in Lucerne! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I selected La Cuicina based on Trip Advisor reviews. And was not disappointed at all. Food was fresh, tasty, just as should be. Service was also very good. If you like good Italian food it is a place to go.

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

Dear IwkaCH We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and service and thank you for your great feedback on TripAdvisor. All the best to you and we really hope to welcome you again by your next trip to Lucerne! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My sisters and I had a wonderful time here! The food was excellent and Salvatore kept us laughing with impeccable service.

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

Dear Aileen L Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are pleased that we were able to convince you with our performance especially with the supply and quality of Italian food. We will gladly pass the compliments to Salvatore. We would love to welcome you soon back at our restaurant La Cucina! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We tried pizza here and it was amazing. It has good ambience and service is quick. I will revisit it again.

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

Dear NS_SNV We are glad that you were enjoying your visit and satisfied with our food and service quality. Thank you for your great feedback and we would be pleased to welcome you again soon at the restaurant La Cucina! Yours sincerely, Sheila Quality Management More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great food, great service. Waiters are very nice and the food is superb. Had a great time dinning there. Special shoutout to Bruno for his passion and kindnesses. Great restaurant.

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

Dear restrauntlover44 We are pleased that we were able to convince you with our performance especially with the supply and quality of Italian food. We will gladly pass the compliments to Bruno. Thank you for your great feedback and we hope to welcome you again soon at the restaurant La Cucina! Yours sincerely, Sheila Quality Management More 

Philadelphia, PA
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Tonight we dined at La Cucina. It was recommended by our concierge. There were six of us and one was an extremely picky eater. The restaurant staff accommodated her easily. I had the Saltimbocca served with risotto and it was delicious. My husband had the veal with spinach and lemon, also delicious. The service was excellent. There were three birthdays... More 

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

Dear aglang Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are very pleased that you took the time to write us and are happy that we could convince you with our service and food quality. All the best to you and we really hope to see you soon back in Lucerne! Yours sincerely, Sheila Quality Management More 

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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 9 - 54
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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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