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Lucia's Spaghetti and Pizza Bar

Adelaide Central Market | Shops 1&2 Western Market Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Ranked #142 of 1,355 restaurants in Adelaide
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: A popular Adelaide institution! Serving tastybpasta and pizzas since 1957
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: A popular Adelaide institution! Serving tastybpasta and pizzas since 1957
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English first
Adelaide
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This cafe is very popular and has a friendly atmosphere. But the service was slow and the air conditioner was on in winter! Her poached eggs on toast were popular and the coffee was terrific. But my pizza was an uneven doughy deep-dish mess. Overall, some good points, and well positioned in the markets, but a bit disappointing.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Had lunch here while having a day out at the market with my wife and son. Convenient location. Tables and chairs are basic. Service ok. Enjoyed good pasta and coffee while sitting outside 'in the market'. Great place to watch the world go by! Very popular and good value. Would go back.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Lucias is always dependable for good coffee and cake. Service could be improved by a few more smiles but is very efficient. Love to watch the world go by here....

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Very very busy. Lots of local repeat customers on first name basis with owners. Has been operating for over 30 years and it shows in the quality produce that they use to produce great food at a very low price.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Yes, we can all recommend. Finally a place that makes great coffee and not to mention Italian cake yum. Could have gone every day, perfect spot in market square. You need to reserve a table for lunch would have loved to had the pasta, just like being in Italy, superb. Staff had a great set up and worked under very... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Thank you for a wonderful breakfast! My husband is a chef and thought his breakfast was the best he ever had! The quality of all the items was exceptional. The staff were amazingly friendly and helpful. Can't wait to come back to Adelaide and sample another of Lucia's meals!

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Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is a great place to sit & watch the world go by. Located in Adelaide Central Market. If you can get a seat outside, this is the best place in Adelaide for "people watching." The coffee is first class, their breakfast's are good - if you are really hungry, have their breakfast pizza.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Wish this Amazing cafe was in Brisbane!! It was so good to find an Italian cafe that has been round for over 50 years, I visited on a Friday afternoon round 3pm & enjoyed a good old fashioned pizza Well worth the 25 minutes or so wait, While people watching I noticed the other patrons all seemed to be enjoying... More

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Adelaide Australia
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1,099 reviews 1,099 reviews
545 restaurant reviews
857 helpful votes 857 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This is a busy cafe in the bustling Adelaide Central Market. Sometimes it can be difficult to find a table- it's very popular. The focus is on fresh and simple authentic Italian fare, with good coffee. You order at the counter, and they bring the food to your table. It's a great place on market days, when you can sit... More

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Adelaide
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Very disappointed with the lack of customer service and sincerity looked down on me and not very helpful will not recommend to anyone obvious they are taking their customers for granted.

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