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La Cucina Di Mamma Elvira

Via Ludovico Maremonti 33, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 331 579 5127
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Ludovico Maremonti 33, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Having been recommended by others, we finally found the restaurant. Our waiter was very friendly, and suggested a lovely bottle of wine, without the extra cost, and my pasta and prawns were delicious. Well worth the find !!

Thank Ossie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had read about this restaurant, so when the staff at our hotel recommended it as well we had to go. Sat outside on a warm summer night and enjoyed it immensely. The menu is seasonal and only produce at it's peak is served. The smoked...More

Thank romac2035
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cycling through Puglia with a group of 10. Hard to please everyone. This place did. Service was outstanding. Katerina was very patient and very helpful with her recommendations. Bruschetta was wonderful. Pastas were unique and the flavors and mouth feel were excellent. Fish was properly...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading about this place online we decided to visit for dinner, glad we booked as lots of people were being turned away. Our waiter was friendly and didn’t rush us. We both went for the aubergine meatballs to start and then I tried the...More

Thank Rach91275
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after reading the reviews on TA. The food was great, authentic and well portioned with quality ingredients. Another fantastic wine list of reasonable priced local Puglia wines. Would recommend the aubergine balls starter - so good!!! The pasta dishes are...More

Thank Ljsow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant, great food, great staff and an amazing wine list which wasn't too expensive. Ate there for 2 nights as the first night was so good. Really friendly staff, one lady in particular (blond hair) was very knowledgeable about the wine list and the...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could not speak more highly of this experience. We made to feel extremely welcome even though they were fully booked and we have an energetic toddler. The toasted flour pasta with shrimp was one of the best things I’ve ever eaten, and the stuffed mushroom...More

Thank nicolahillx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been twice to their Enotica by the basilica and highly rated the service, this was disappointing. Particularly slow as it was our last meal in Puglia before heading home. The service was slow, I sat at a table for two facing the street with...More

Thank Nastame
AndreaFavale, Proprietario at La Cucina Di Mamma Elvira, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Nastame, I thank you for your positive review of our Enoteca. I cannot agree on your impression about our Cucina. Our sausage ragù is one of the dishes people keep coming back for, sure you may have not liked it , but it is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first local dish ( pasta ciceri e tria ) was here and it was such a delicious one. They serve quick and so lovely, we enjoyed a lot.

Thank burcu s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must have reservation because the restaurant is packed. The food is local and fantastic. The crew works very hard but they are not enough so the service is too slow. We did not want to wait for the desert.

Thank hemish1
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2 August 2018|
Response from Mai M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just ring the number on the website, very efficient.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$115
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
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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