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Lucca Restaurant

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1615 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2020
(916) 669-5300
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
consistently good food and service

I went for lunch again with friends, and had a great meal and wine. Always consistent, always better that average. Not quite 5 star, but only because I'm picky. I can't mention anything specific that wasn't good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Mary D
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Sacramento, California
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sacramento, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I went for lunch again with friends, and had a great meal and wine. Always consistent, always better that average. Not quite 5 star, but only because I'm picky. I can't mention anything specific that wasn't good.

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Delicious Italian Cuisine! Ate here as part of a business dinner and was very happy with the atmosphere, menu selections and quality of the food. Easily sat a group of 10 (with reservation beforehand) and brought out all food at the same time - impressive! Beware of parking, there is a pay-for-parking lot adjacent to the restaurant, and parallel parking... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Lucca scores on all three essential of delightful dining - food, service and ambiance. We had our dinner outdoors on the patio, but enjoyed a drink inside at the bar first. Two really interesting paintings decorate the walls inside and the room has a pleasant, but not too loud, buzz. My nephews swears by the burger - which was indeed... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

I ordered the swordfish special. The fish was cooked perfectly and tasted delicious. My wife ordered the steak salad which she really enjoyed as well. Our server was really attentive and accommodating for our large group.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

having never been to downtown SAC before I looked on a few places to find a great place and WhaLa...Lucca met all of my expectations...food and ambiance was fantastic...it was packed (always a good sign)...service was perfect...we had the stuffed peppers and pork chop...if you are a fan of brussel sprouts...get them...awesome...

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pa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The food and service was great. However, it is a large open building so it was rather noisy. Zucchini chips were a great appetizer.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It was a beautiful, warm Spring evening in mid-town Sacramento and we had a fantastic dinner at Lucca restaurant. We started with the Calamari Fritti which was nicely crispy and well-flavored. It wasn't just Calamari. There was a mixture of vegetables, olive and lemon slices. It was unique and tasty. My son had the Rib Steak special which was absolutely... More 

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A small, quaint restaurant with good service and good, reliable food. What more could you want for a casual dining experience. They have a good patio option as well. I had the Pappardelle and probably ate the equivalent of a stick of butter, but it was worth it.

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Elk Grove, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is one of my favorite Midtown restaurants. Why I Love Lucca is because of the great Ambiance, yet laid back atmosphere! Also, those blue water glasses are unforgettable. The food was very good! I ordered the Zucchini Chips as an appetizer, and a pasta dish! Since I'm submitting this review two months later, I can't remember which pasta dish!... More 

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Vancouver
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105 reviews 105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We arrived in Sacramento after a whole day driving. We were tired and hungry.The hotel recommended Lucca for its walking distance and food. The place is large and very busy, the portions also large and reasonably tasty. But our server made up for it all. A nice young woman who worked side by side with her twin sister. Super friendly,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1615 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: (916) 669-5300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 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?