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“Busy - good for people watchers”
Review of La Cucina di Alice

La Cucina di Alice
Ranked #9 of 393 Restaurants in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Attentive and suitably over the top staff to entertain and cajole. Well fed to an adequate if not a superlative standard. It's a good evening out, in the round.

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Reviewed October 26, 2012

The food was so beautifully presented it was a shame to eat it. Tasted delicious too! Nice friendly waiter, efficient service, good wine. Very busy at lunch time but this added to the atmosphere.

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Reviewed October 23, 2012

This is one of the "most in" restaurants in Lugano at the moment, unfortunately I don't understand why. The service is quite good, and the lady who owns the restaurant is always very friendly and ready to give explanations about the food. The presentation of the dishes is nice but the substance is extremely overrated. First of all, I was shocked to discover that the salt they so greatly publicize as "sea salt hand picked from the south of France" is in reality salt from a supermarket called Bennet and it costs about 4 euro. The food is overpriced for what it is, the burrata is not that good and the rest all reminds me of something I could make at home in about 5 minutes. Cucina di Alice really doesn't give you that extra taste a restaurant should give. If you feel like having a completely "normal" dish for 50 francs a plate this is the place for you.

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Thank LuxuryWorldwide
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

The food, while nicely presented, was slightly better than mediocre, and priced much too high.
Our mixed fish plate tasted very fishy, ie, not fresh, perhaps frozen.

Thank Tooyoung4grandkids
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

What a lovely lunch! It's doesn't come cheap, that I must say but the view, the location and the great service along with gorgeous food: how can that be cheap in Lugano??
It's worth stopping by because you do eat very well, never mind the wallet, you'll spend the same in a crappy restaurant. This one is worth every penny!

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Thank Za036
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