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Lucca Cafe & Market

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6507 Quail Hill Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92603-4231 (Sand Canyon)
949-725-1773
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice trendy restaurant

Very nice trendy restaurant. Nice patio. Very good Tri-tip sandwich and Tri-tip salad. Very busy lunch...even with average entree averaging $15. The service was average. In a very nice strip mall.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Mark H
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Irvine, California
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This was a great restaurant to have a sunny patio brunch for mother's Day with Champagne and chocolate covered strawberries,breakfast foods, individually made omelets and Italian pasta and salads. Probably would have been a problem it it had rained as inside seating was limited.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Terrific Service, great Minestrone soup. Met my daughter there for lunch. We were actually able to converse with each other without being drowned out y background noise.

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Irvine, California
Top Contributor
237 reviews 237 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Very nice trendy restaurant. Nice patio. Very good Tri-tip sandwich and Tri-tip salad. Very busy lunch...even with average entree averaging $15. The service was average. In a very nice strip mall.

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Lake Forest, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had never been here before, and came during Restaurant Week to try the place out. I'm super glad that we did. We will definitely return. Pros: Not only was the food very tastefully prepared and presented, but the flavors were delightful. My wife and I tried the brussels sprouts appetizer, land and sea (steak and shrimp), pappardelle noodles with... More 

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San Clemente
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Very nice and classy Italian Cafe. My husband took me out to lunch during OC restaurant week. They did a great job serving the packed lunch crowd. The special menu was delicious and the portions were huge. They also had their large selection of wine at 25% discount. My husband loved his Mahi Mahi wrap with his white beans soup... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Nice classy place to bring a date or wife, terrific wine selection if you're a wine lover. Food a little bit on the girly side, nothing big or meaty, and fairly expensive. A couple of glasses of wine apiece and a light dinner is $100 a couple.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We discovered Lucca several years ago when it first opened. Unfortunately, others have discovered our hidden treasure. The food is creative and delicious. Lucca offers both small plates and large plates with a seasonal menu. There is literally something for everyone, from vegans to carnivores. Lucca has a nicely priced and interesting wine list. We go there often.

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Huntington Beach, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

First visit, stopped for lunch waiting for appointment. Waitress suggested the ravioli lunch special. It was delicious and right size for lunch. Service and suggestions perfect.

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Irvine, CA
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433 reviews 433 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've eaten at Lucca a couple of times recently and have been pleased with the experience. The food is tasty and the service good. The menu is predictable for the area and includes some pasta dishes as well as a couple of seafood and meat options. Nothing wowed me, but nothing disappointed either. So, Lucca is certainly good for a... More 

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Orange, California, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Meatballs on the appetiser menu are bomb.com! Great selection of wine and their cheese platter is wonderful as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6507 Quail Hill Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92603-4231
    (Sand Canyon)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: 949-725-1773

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm

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