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La Cucina di Elsa

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Via Paolo Carcano 11, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 267523
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12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in Como for 6 nights. Ate in different restaurants every night, one was awful, 4 were good but this restaurant was by far the best. The food was and service was excellent.

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

went to this restaurant because the decorations and cute flowers caught my eye whilst walking past it, food did not disappoint me at all opted for a seafood spaghetti, was amazing 18 euros but big proportions then had a tiramisu as well was brilliant high recommend this hidden gem in the city centre

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Thank Kayley H
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant. Amazing sea food and wine. Nice and friendly service. You should try when you are in Como. Thank you Nicola for your hospitality, it was a great dinner...

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Thank Çavlan A
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easter, without table booking they helped us to find table. Delicious see food spaghetti. Location very cozy. Prices could be cheaper but compared with the food , worth it.

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Thank Denisevvz
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner at La Culinary de Elsa. The place was fully booked, but the friendly waiter took me in by asking if I could eat somehow fast. I had sword fish and cold-smoked tuna carpaccio with cherry tomatoes, rocket and marinated onion for a starter. Very tasty. For the second course I ordered Linguine alle vongole. The pasta was... More 

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Cosenza, Italy
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This place always tickled my curiosity because it looks so cute, small inside and few tables outside very well presented. Last night while walking around the city, me and a friend decided to stop there for few starters and a bottle of wine, because of the nice weather. The result seemed to me good, like the taste, the food combinations,... More 

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Thank andcar74
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Very good service with delicious and testy food We tried pasta with lobster and shrimp cooked with potatoes and olive finally the wonderful tiramisu I recommend this place for sure

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Thank Ahmed A
Nicosia, Cyprus
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Very good service and cosy environment. Very nice tastes approximately €20-25 per person without drinks just 3 main courses.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable seafood lunch. Top notch service. Excellent octopus and pasta. A great place for lunch in Como!

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Thank DaddyWags7
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The salted cod dish and mixed fish grill were delicious, but the octopus in green sauce was the absolute best. Great, quaint restaurant in Como.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 56
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Paolo Carcano 11, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 267523
Description
From far the best fish restaurant in Como: we suggest to take the Spaghetti with Langoustines, the Fish Grill plate and as an appetizer the Anchovise from Elsa.

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