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La Cucina Di Mamma Elvira

Via Ludovico Maremonti 33, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 331 579 5127
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“semifreddo” (3 reviews)
“tuna” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Ludovico Maremonti 33, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I confess we chose the place because of the replies they gave to some TA reviewers. In fact we even chose the anchovies because of this! Short menu- which I always find attractive as you know everything will be just so. Which it was. It...More

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

though this restaurant serves local fare, the food has little touches that make it stand out from the usual italian. recommended.

Thank bornin1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps the best dinner I had on a recent week-long sojourn through Southern Italy. The staff are professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. I left the wine pairings for my meal to the server and another gentleman, he seemed like the manager or owner, and their choices...More

1  Thank 535natep
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We love eating food and drinking wine where the hosts love it as much as us. This has been our best meal in Italy. Great range of local wines and desert wines. The food was exquisite and the service excellent. No pretentious and the environment...More

1  Thank pandorabethan
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We have visited several times in the last four months.Food is wonderful.Cozy warm atmosphere Nice music.It has become a favourite.anne and tim

Thank timmillard2017
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Great meal. Great service. Great ambiance. We ate here on our first night in Puglia. My wife and I loved our first time eating a Bombette -- a classic, local dish from Puglia that we had read about. These come from Martina Franca, which seems...More

1  Thank mobile_Vito
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This may sound like a joke but I am serious: my starter was the most weird dish I ever tried in Italy (and I live here quite a while already). I don’t know how exactly this tuna was prepared but it was dry, had a...More

Thank Valeria L
AndreaFavale, Proprietario at La Cucina Di Mamma Elvira, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Valeria, the marinated tuna is one of our most popular dishes. Of course it may not be of your liking, but show some respect. There are ways of saying things. Thank you.

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food - take pan seared tuna or swordfish - they were a-ma-zing! Really friendly and professional staff - i was asking for some wine suggestion to my tuna and after some iquires from the waiter he gave me to taste two sorts and one...More

Thank Justina N
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent and above all expectations. The place is not too crowded. The people are also quite nice and speak very good english.

Thank Zverinxa
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

A small place with good food. A great wine selection. Ate there two nights in a row. Great service. Cheese plate was enormous enough for two. Horse was great tuna tartare was also.

Thank Steve55331
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$118
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ludovico Maremonti 33, 73100, Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 331 579 5127
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