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Lucca

3311 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (Downtown Fort Lauderdale)
954.563.1349
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Ranked #108 of 1,112 restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $31
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown Fort Lauderdale
Cross street: Oakland Park
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.
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English first
Ka'anapali, Hawaii
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I have been to this small, romantic Italian restaurant over 10 times. We've enjoyed every meal. Be sure to look at blackboard specials as they are different and delicious. Friendly and efficient service. Food is excellent. Wine selection is very good. My favorite is the veal chop parmigiana. If you don't see it on the menu, the... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Ate here with my family--all italians about a year and half ago. Will never go back. Food subpar, one plate had a dead fly in it! This is not authentic Italian cuisine perhaps ok for people who are not Italian and local, we as regular tourists to the area and we were NOT served well. In my book, everyone is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great Ambience great service. We were offered a Taste of Wine before we ordered very Classy.the food and service was impeccable.It was a great dining experience.I would recommend this fine establishment.

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Port Orange, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I took a group of business associates to dinner and what a success it was!! The service was excellent and the food was outstanding. Our server was Informative, made great suggestions and just a sweetheart. Thanks to him our business associates had a great time and made all of us happy. Next time we are in Ft.... More

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Orlando, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Cute small restaurant on A1A. My family lives about 10 minutes from there and I've never noticed the restaurant before because it is almost hidden between two other stores. Received a groupon offer so we decided to try it. Made a reservation ahead of time for Saturday night and we were immediately seated. Our waitress was very attentive and friendly.... More

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CT
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lucca always delivers....on quality service and price. The homemade focaccia is terrific. My husband loves the linguini and clams. I usually order half order of one of the pasta dishes and it's plenty for a meal. When they have Bronzino on the menu as a special I do go for that. Its just wonderful.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A long walk. About 3 miles from Westin, but we are walkers. Great lasagne. Homemade pasta. Great meatballs. Check Groupon for a discount.

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Ft Lauderdale
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We consider ourselves year round regulars and have dined here many times over the years. Perhaps because we are regulars we always receive a high quality of service. We have never been disappointed with anything we have ordered, the food is always served fresh and at the temperature that it was meant to be served at. Although it is a... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This place may be on the small side and almost hidden by adjacent buildings, but it quickly proved that size isn't everything! The "Little Italy" atmosphere and outstanding food, puts this restaurant in the "must check out category "! The sausage and beans appetizer was the perfect flavorful start to a meal that spelled perfection all the way through. The... More

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Southeast
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is our first review, but is not our first meal at Lucca. Once again the setting, the service, the food, and the overall ambience was extraordinary. We will be back.

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