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“Not as great as I had expected from the reviews”

La Cucina della Marianna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$27 - US$60
Cuisines: International
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I like the approach--a set menu based on simple, excellent homestyle cooking. And it was very good. But I thought it was too expensive for a menu where one had no choice whatsoever. I also thought the starter was too similar to the plat du jour. And the dessert was really not up to much.

The chef was very friendly and we had a delicious wine from Mount Etna.

The restaurant is directly on the lake which is a plus. However, fhe floor was gravel and the paint on the wall was old. No cheerful flowers. With a little investment and attention, it could be really charming place to have dinner but it just wasn't quite up to the mark. A bit down at the heels. Shame.

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Thank wanderlustlied
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Overall excellent experience- mostly due to the absolutely amazing view, and the extremely nice chef, who obviously cares about the cuisine and the experience of his guests. No a la carte - only serves daily menus which is very low key, but carefully selected by the chef. Not the best food experience, however, location and service cannot be better.

Thank Leaprovstgaard
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

You don’t necessarily need a reservation here, but to sit near the water you can call ahead. The service and hospitality you feel from the second you sit down is impeccable. You’ll start with a glass of prosecco and an amuse-bouche on the house and then go into your coursed meal. The food is delicious! And it sounds like the menu is always changing. We went here 2 nights in a row bc we loved it so much (not to mention the setting is incredible). I’d highly recommend this place again and the prices are right

2  Thank Reese B
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

For starters this place has a set menu. I my opinion this is one of the many reasons this place is so special. It is a small business (father and son) that make from scratch everything each day.

From the minute you walk up to the time you depart you are treated like family.

The view is spectacular and the food is absolutely what you dream about eating while in Italy.

Thank Dana G
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a lovely dining experience with La Cucina last evening. The food was sensational, the service friendly and excellent and the atmosphere also very nice right on the lake side. Highly recommend. Thankyou to the team at La Cucina.

Thank Shinemate
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