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La Cucina di Elsa

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Via Paolo Carcano 11, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 267523
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

Thank Denisevvz
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 

Thank TournedosRossini
Cosenza, Italy
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank andcar74
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 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

Thank Ahmed A
Nicosia, Cyprus
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Eleni N
Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank DaddyWags7
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9 reviews
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.

Thank John W
Melbourne, Australia
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490 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

... and pasta ... and you feel in heaven, or almost. The service is very attentive and friendly - and polyglot. The atmosphere is modern and at ease. The food is fresh and tasty. One little disappointing point: the pasta was a bit too salted. The lobster and the anchovies were just great.

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

good service, nice terrace, and good food. We had octopus potato and baby arugula salad which was quiet tasty although had to put a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil on top. The paccheri pasta with octopus pistachio and basil was delightful. The mixed sea food luinguini "allo scoglio "was delightfullly seasoned. the grilled mixed seafood was very tasty and... More 

Thank Nazemg
Sao Caetano do Sul, SP
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and very nice place. I ate a pasta with "pulpo" and pistacchio.... Recommended! I intent to be back.

Thank Alexandre Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 54
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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
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?