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Luca d'Italia

711 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203 (Capitol Hill)
(303) 832-6600
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Ranked #180 of 2,531 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $80
Mon - Thu 10:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Cross street: 7th
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Don't turn up expecting spaghetti bolognese, this is an Italian restaurant with a small menu of very different take on Italian food, such as wild boar, trout etc.

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Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our GNO group made a reservation for Restaurant Week. The ambience was very nice, plenty of spaces between tables and an excellent wait staff. We ordered one special and then shared other items on the menu. The pasta was very good, portions were small; just enough for a bite each. We enjoyed the evening and the tastes of very well... More

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Denver, CO
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went here for restaurant week and it's definitely one of Denver's finer and more expensive restaurants. It was a great pick, but the antipasti and desserts were nothing to write home about and at this price point borderline disappointing. Secondi was very nice but at regular price I am not sure I would have felt it was worth it.... More

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Los Gatos, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Just finishing a delicious dinner at Luca d'Italia. Dining alone, I sat at the bar. Service was excellent. And, while Luca was fairly busy on a Wednesday night, the noise in the restaurant was only moderate, at the loudest, nice. Small, but tasty selection of wines by the glass. It would be nice if they added a few more Italians,... More

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Denver, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

We went for our anniversary. We both did the four course meal with wine paring. Overall, the food was good and the wine selections were excellent. However, the service was only average when the servers finally showed up, which wasn't very often. The arrival of the wine and food was always miss timed. Awkward waits for food or wine grew... More

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Denver, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

I went to eat at Luca yesterday for my birthday. What a bad food at an outrageous price... People who know Italian food will not consider this Italian cusine (I am from Europe and lived in Italy for a while). Applebee's makes better pasta. Everything was overloaded with salt - from the bread and butter to my salad and my... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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139 reviews 139 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

M y husband took me here to celebrate my birthday this year. It is one of the better meals we have had since moving to Denver. We got seated at a quiet table and they brought us a glass of Proseco (I got a glass of ginger ale since I am 7 months pregnant) for a toast. The waiter was... More

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Denver, Colorado
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Went last night with 3 couples. The food is sooo good - we all were feeling like we'd left Denver and were in a city known for more than great steaks. Tuna was easily best I've had in Denver. Wine choices were extensive - we had an amazing Amarone. Overall, top experience and expensive, for the usual Denver meal. Put... More

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Denver, Colorado
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113 reviews 113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

You are made to feel special and welcome by every employee in the restaurant from the moment you walk in the door. The beautiful artwork on the walls by a local artist, the low sound level, and the overall ambience make this place a place where you know you will have a great dining experience. The waitstaff is super desirous... More

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Keystone, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Went to Luca for a family meal, and was extremely satisfied withe the entire experience. Appetizers were amazing, great pastas, and an excellent-well priced wine list , especially Italian varieties. Service was impeccable, but not overbearing , and our 7 year old was very happy with her fusili with marinara,as well as the gelato for desert. This is the best... More

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