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Restaurant La Cucina

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Pilatusstrasse 29 | 6002 Lucerne, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
+41 41 226 88 88
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and drink at this restaurant were excellent. The service was authentic Italian and very attentive without being intrusive. Although the restaurant was very busy there was no delay in the service. It seemed to us that at least one of the waiters knew exactly where we were with our meal so that we took our own time rather... More 

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

Dear John W We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and service and thank you for your great feedback on TripAdvisor. We would be pleased if we soon could welcome you back in one of our restaurants in Lucerne! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Toronto
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pasta with truffles, ravioli and pizza. The pizza was just OK but the pastas we're excellent but the tiramisu was fantastic. 3 waiters serve the entire restaurant which may lead to not so great service, but ours was fine.

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

Dear Lankz We would like to thank you for your visit at our Restaurant La Cucina and for your feedback. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again at the restaurant La Cucina! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Half Moon Bay, California
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91 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really hoping to eat here during our stay in Lucerne because they were so highly rated and they were so close to where we were staying. But every time we called they said they were booked! On our last night, we decided to go before they opened and stand in line (with several other hopeful parties) and they... More 

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Thank trippin321
astorialuzern, Quality Management at Restaurant La Cucina, responded to this review

Dear trippin321 Thank you for your visit at the restaurant La Cucina and taking the time to give us your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are happy that we could convince you with our service and food and hope that we can welcome you soon again! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Currently traveling around Switzerland with my grandmother and we've gone twice already! The pizza and tiramisu are not to be missed. The ambiance is wonderful, the food is delicious, and the service is very nice and polite. We had Daniele both times and had a wonderful experience! Will definitely be going a third time.

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

Dear Iman Y We are pleased that you and your grandmother 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 looking forward to welcoming you soon again! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went over for what was meant to be a festive, family birthday meal. While the ambiance (and prices!) suggest a high end experience, the service was anything BUT highend. First we thought it was just impatient, but after the waitor rudely pushed plates on and off our table, and splashed water on all of us while pouring, we changed our... More 

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

Dear Huynh A We thank you for your visit at our Restaurant La Cucina and taking the time to give us your important feedback. We are very sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow us to express our sincere apologies. Of course, this insufficient service does not correspond with our operating philosophy as you can read... More 

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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good reviews attracted me, and everything was great - welcome, service, atmosphere, vitello tonnato (except the big capers which were dark inside and untasty (ruined?), spaghetti vongole, wine advice (although I was not offered the wine menu). I had said to the waiter that I wanted cheese afterwards, and he said they had it, but as the table was... More 

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

Dear Truls N We would like to thank you for your visit at our Restaurant La Cucina and for your feedback. Of course, this insufficient service does not correspond whit our operating philosophy. In order to prevent this in the future, your feedback had been in the service team discussed. Regarding the capers we can guarantee that our chefs work... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very courteous and helpful staff. We had great tasting pastas and pizza. Very good atmosphere and had great time.

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

Dear spalak We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and ambiance and thank you for your great feedback on TripAdvisor. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again at the restaurant La Cucina! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Reno, Nevada
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425 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited La Cuchina 18 months ago and were excited to go back again upon our return to Lucerne. The restaurant was beautiful like we remembered. I ordered a pizza topped with vegetables. It included mushrooms, zucchini and grilled eggplant. It was delicious! I was very disappointed with the service. The restaurant is fine dining. We expected our server to... More 

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

Dear Heather M We would like to thank you for your visit at our restaurant La Cucina and your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your pizza. Even more we regret that the service could not keep up with. Of course, this insufficient service does not correspond whit our operating philosophy as you know from your previous... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it!!!! Eleven family member dinner loved it!!!! Great atmosphere and melt in your mouth pasta! We loved the wait staff and their suggestions for us! Yummy!!!

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

Dear Sally S We would like to thank you for your visit at our Restaurant La Cucina and for your positive feedback. All the best to you and we really hope to see you soon back in Lucerne! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

New York
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can we say? The food preparation and the service and the quality of food were all superb. The pasta in truffles was Devine with just the right amount of fresh truffle shavings and parmigiana cheese. The filet of Bronzino was superb in its simplicity and the dessert of chocolate cake was to die from. The wine selection was pricey... More 

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Thank thehat921
astorialuzern, Quality Management at Restaurant La Cucina, responded to this review

Dear thehat921 We are pleased that we were able to convince you with our performance especially with the supply and quality of Italian food and wine selection. Thank you for your great feedback and we would be pleased to welcome you again soon at the restaurant La Cucina! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$9 - $53
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pilatusstrasse 29 | 6002 Lucerne, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 226 88 88
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Astoria
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?