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La Cucina di Elsa

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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piazza G. Piattini 13 | Piazza Piattini 13, 6932, Breganzona, Ticino, Alpi svizzere, Breganzona 6932, Switzerland
+41 91 967 47 57
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Nathalie C
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

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

Thank DiFranco11
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank stharancate

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $50
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: piazza G. 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?