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Cucina D'Elisa

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Rothenbaumchaussee 101, 20148 Hamburg, Germany (Formerly El Aperitivo)
+49 40 451072
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
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Sun 17:00 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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Pavia, Italy
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331 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The restaurant is fairly small and nicely decorated with a pretty dehor. The food on offer is reasonably varied and consistently good although, as an Italian, I would not consider it "traditional" --- but just consider it a place for international food (serving also pizza and pasta dishes) and you won't be disappointed. I had a perfectly cooked sea bream... More 

Thank Emanuela C
Telford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Enjoyed a superbly relaxed meal with a colleague here just last night. Excellent food and a very tasty wine recommended by our hostess. I'm vegetarian so pleased to have a selection that wasn't limited to pizza, as a result of which the beetroot carpaccio made a refreshing, light starter rounded off with a more substantial goat's cheese ravioli in butter... More 

Thank RobJDean
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We came here to eat and I have to say it was all very tasty indeed. Nice wines and quick prompt service to begin with. But we had a one hour wait between the first course and main course which was just bizarre considering we had ordered VERY simple main courses. Two steaks and two pasta dishes. It was all... More 

Thank JBrabusLimes
Hamburg, Germany
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

When I lived in HH in 2013 and very near this place I ate here a lot perhaps twice a week. It's always been great and sometimes superb. The staff are good and typically studentesque but helpful and most importantly happy. On this occasion the pasta wasn't quite to the usual standard but was good nonetheless just not ‎as good... More 

Thank 88GAliebhaber
Hamburg, Germany
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314 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

This little restaurant on one of the nicest streets in Hamburg is a perfect representation of true Italian cooking, teh place is full and you should book in advance. The portions were perfectly sized and flavored to perfection. I had the Truffle pasta as a main, and prawns as a starter, the pasta was amazing. We were greeted by the... More 

Thank Moshe L
Pasadena, California
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2012

This lovely restaurant with very friendly and knowledgeable wait staff has one of the best house wines we've ever had. A Montepulciano, only 10 euro for 0.5 L. The outdoor sitting area is quiet and calm amidst the bustle of the Rotherbaum area of Hamburg. Good pizza, very nice pasta (with summer truffles), and well-made desserts.

Thank pas110
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2011

very nice italien restaurant. good food, nice service.. i had calamaretti as starter, Gorgonzola penne with beef filet and tiramisu - all was very delicious, perfectly prepared.. service was very nice, too.

1 Thank mi3824
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55 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2011

I had only a salad and the bread- but both were marvellous

1 Thank PellegrinaIsrael

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, International
Restaurant features
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rothenbaumchaussee 101, 20148 Hamburg, Germany (Formerly El Aperitivo)
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg>  > Eimsbüttel
  • Neighbourhood: Eimsbüttel
  • Phone Number: +49 40 451072
Elisa Papagna manages this pretty little Hamburg restaurant with all its nooks and crannies with considerable passion and skill. Her cuisine bears the hallmarks of freshness and quality. The menu offers considerable variety and includes spaghetti served with spicy, fried prawns and fresh herbs in a white wine and tomato broth, slices of grilled fillet of beef on rocket salad with pine nuts, cherry tomatoes and grated parmesan, and oven-baked chocolate tortina with vanilla ice cream. There is a new lunch menu every day which keeps the regulars coming back.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?