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Cnr Rivonia and Outspan Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Italian Dining experience in Jo'burg

This restaurant is not voted top restaurant in Jo'burg for nothing every year. Luca's is renowned for the best Italian dining experience and the food is superb!!!! Do yourself a favour and try any of their pizza's or their calamari salad or even their blue cheese foaccacia..... Yum!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Claire D
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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English first
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is not voted top restaurant in Jo'burg for nothing every year. Luca's is renowned for the best Italian dining experience and the food is superb!!!! Do yourself a favour and try any of their pizza's or their calamari salad or even their blue cheese foaccacia..... Yum!!!!!

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Joburg
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My family has been going to Luca's for many years now and we have never been disappointed. Friendly staff, great food and the best part is their house salad!

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

One of the best maels. This meal is always good because it holds a good tase. The pasta is fresh and the sauce is unique bcause they have an intresting comination of flavers. Pizza is good because the base is gluten free or you can have regulare. One of the top 10 best Italian restaurants in South Africa. If I... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Trying to make a reservation was difficult and nobody returned calls, but that doesn't mean that it wasn't worth the numerous phone calls. There pizzas and pasta dishes are great but I suggest you go off peak meal times if possible

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Holystone, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We have to admit that Luca's is one of my son's and daughter-in-law's favourite eating places BUT that doesn't count as they live close to Sunninghill and we live in England! What we find is a fabulous welcome from Luca and all his staff and just a huge range of delicious food. The salads deserve special mention - they are... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Been here on several occasions and the food never disappoints.Would say I think the pizzas are probably the best thing on the menu but also little ones love the Italian kisses as they are bigger than usual !!! In the past we have always eaten outside but as it looked like it could rain we went inside this time.Seating more... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Loved Luca's in the old days in Morningside and only now visited his premises in Sunninghill. Unfortunately as with so many venues in JHB it overlooks a car park. Met friends we had not seen in a year but couldn't catch up because the restaurant is very noisy (we were inside) It is probably fine outside. The waiters were efficient.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

I think that Luca's Italian is by far one of the best Italian restaurants because they use fresh produce which gives the food a completely different Italian taste.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love to go on a Sunday early evening to listen to the wonderful band play laid-back music while we eat Pizza! Service and food very good. Its in a secure location as well.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Went with colleagues on a friday evening, even though the restaurant was busy the service was fast efficient and the food even better. I have already started recommending Luca's to friends as it was one of the best restaurants I have been to.

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Additional Information about Luca's

Address: Cnr Rivonia and Outspan Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cnr Rivonia and Outspan Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?