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Lucca

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3311 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (Oakland Park)
954.563.1349
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5:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Our lovely South Florida Italian restaurant is set in an elegant, yet...
Our lovely South Florida Italian restaurant is set in an elegant, yet understated dining area. The aromas of freshly baked foccacia, garlic, oregano and seafood fresh from the market, waft from the kitchen where we create memorable soups, delicious seafood, chicken, pasta and veal dishes, as well as sinfully decadent desserts. Every day our chef prepares delightful specials made with only the finest ingredients and spices of the season. We are located across from the ocean on A1A in beautiful Fort Lauderdale.
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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    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
EXCELLENT BUT EXPENSIVE

Great dinner.....great service.... but we made the mistake of letting the server recommend and we ordered what he recommended. Very good but very expensive. Don't go there unless you find a good Groupon..

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Fort Lauderdale
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
Fort Lauderdale
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156 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Great dinner.....great service.... but we made the mistake of letting the server recommend and we ordered what he recommended. Very good but very expensive. Don't go there unless you find a good Groupon..

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This week Mike and I went to this very nice place beach side. Not too big and not too small, just right. They open around 5pm on weekends and we showed up not to long after 5pm. Being the off season and arriving right after they opened was great, we got a nice table for two right by the window.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Of all of Ft. Lauderdale's Italian restaurants Lucca is the one for fresh ingredients and interesting preparations. They offer a nice, quiet atmosphere and attentive service. Portions are generous and always delicious. It's unusual to find a great restaurant in this busy, touristy area, so it makes it all that more special. ENJOY!

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I am somewhat reluctant to write this review as this is a small restaurant tucked away in the middle of a block and my wife and I wanted to keep this superb dining spot for ourselves....but for the better good I decided to let the cat out of the bag. It has become our "go to " location for casual... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Five of us took the water taxi north ,got off at the last stop and walked about four blocks on Ocean Blvd. We go there around 6 pm without a reservation. Nice appetizers. Four of us had a seafood special linguine and one had the branzino. All the meals were good. The wine list is reasonable. The wait staff is... More 

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Middletown, New York
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We have been attempting to dine at Lucca for years and we finally did. We had a coupon and we went to the restaurant. Lucca is on Route A1A just north of the Oakland Park Boulevard Causeway. It has two tables outside the restaurant and about a dozen tables inside the restaurant. It is a quiet intimate place to have... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Four of us stopped by Saturday night and had a fabulous time. Great food and service. Seafood, appetizers, risotto all delish and presented well. Highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What a delicious dinner experience we had last night. The men ordered the stuff pork chop, it was HUGE and so well prepared, it came with broccoli rabe(sauted with garlic- excellent) and tasty potatoes. The ladies had the stuffed chicken and the veal Milanese. both great choices. We shared gilled octopus and a tomato salad which were both top-notch. Unfortunately,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My stuffed pork chop was tasty, and my kid loved her pasta, but my wife's jumbo shrimp were underdone. It was kind of a long wait, as well. Paid too much, but the food was mostly decent.

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Took wife and three young ones for a nice Italian meal while in FLL. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Our kids preferred something not on the menu and they were happy to accommodate them. I had the special which was a bone-in veal parmesan. It was excellent. The grilled octopus appetizer is awesome and the mussels were a hit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3311 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
    (Oakland Park)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: 954.563.1349

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Our lovely South Florida Italian restaurant is set in an elegant, yet understated dining area. The aromas of freshly baked foccacia, garlic, oregano and seafood fresh from the market, waft from the kitchen where we create memorable soups, delicious seafood, chicken, pasta and veal dishes, as well as sinfully decadent desserts. Every day our chef prepares delightful specials made with only the finest ingredients and spices of the season. We are located across from the ocean on A1A in beautiful Fort Lauderdale.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 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?