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La Cucina di Elsa

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Piazza Piattini 13 | Piazza Piattini 13, 6932, Breganzona, Ticino, Alpi svizzere, Breganzona 6932, Switzerland
+41 91 967 47 57
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7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good seafood.

Good seafood prepared in a creative way. The service is friendly. Not cheap but ok compared to Lugano restaurants.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
DiFranco11
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

As soon as we arrived, the waiter served us a very good bruschetta. Then we proceeded to order our main dishes. I went for the spaghetti alle vongole veraci and my friend the maccheroni con papate, porcini e gamberi. Both dishes were very well prepared and the seafood was really fresh! Lovely waiter. The price is honest and I was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Good seafood prepared in a creative way. The service is friendly. Not cheap but ok compared to Lugano restaurants.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Tuna Tartar was the worse i ever had.. Fishy and covered completely with Creme di Balsamico to cover the Smell. I gave it back to the Kitchen after the first bite and they put it on my Bill anyway. Even the Pasta was not good. Not recommended

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Thank Enzo P
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Not far from Lugano, not easy to be found but once you are there you will enjoy the cucina. Small restaurant with few tables out side ( just in summer ) . Fresh fish , good at reasonable prices. They are a couple. She s from France and in charge of the kitchen, he s Italian taking care of the... More 

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Mendrisio, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We go there regularly. Definitely a place to visit in Lugano. Apart the very nice owners, the food is beyond any discussion and supported by a great vine selection! Ask the owner, he will select a nice surprise for you, even if you are a Wine-Expert!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Piattini 13 | Piazza Piattini 13, 6932, Breganzona, Ticino, Alpi svizzere, Breganzona 6932, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Breganzona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 967 47 57

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 51
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?