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103 W Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431-2021
(231) 843-2244
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Italian Restaurant

We've been here once or twice and it has decent Italian food, although we thought the prices were a bit high. They expanded a few years ago which is nice because you can usually get seated without waiting too long. Very nice location right downtown.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Cheryl L
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Ludington, Michigan
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  • Families with children
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149 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ludington, Michigan, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

As a local we try to keep business local and support our community, we have tried Lucianos on a few occasions but won't be going back. Food is always sub-par, and we have some sort of issue each time we visit. It is a great idea to have an authentic italian restaurant in town but they need some work, starting... More 

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Ludington, Michigan, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My husband was stationed in Sardinia, Italy for just over 3 years. He says, "Luciano's is the closest I've come to authentic Italian food here in America." We loved it so much that we actually were married at Luciano's. Our favorites include the calamari, caprese, beef tenderloin, Sicilian pizza, lasagna, linguine pesto with shrimp......to name a few. Leo makes his... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We've been here once or twice and it has decent Italian food, although we thought the prices were a bit high. They expanded a few years ago which is nice because you can usually get seated without waiting too long. Very nice location right downtown.

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Howell, Michigan, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We visited during off season so there were very few patrons. Still the food was excellent. They make their own pasta and sauces. The pesto was perfect and the Alfredo was so rich. Service was great and they had a good selection of wine.

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you want a good casual Italian meal at a reasonable price, this is a safe bet. If you want a romantic ambiance - this is not. Not that is a bad place to eat or there is anything wrong with the restaurant -- it's just a little plain. It's simply good hearty food and worth checking out.

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Ludington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Although the sauce is tasty, the pasta always seems over cooked. The portions are generous though. Friendly service.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's hard to believe that such a good Italian restaurant is in Ludington! We have been going for years and we haven't disappointed yet. Love the garlic and basil custom pizza and an antipasto salad, and a glass of red wine from the wine cellar! Amazing. Go fo rthe "old" dining room, it has more of an old world feel.... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
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83 reviews 83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We enjoyed a family get together recently at Luciano's and it was a great experience. Service was very good and waitress was excellent. The food was amazing. Everything tasted fresh and well prepared from scratch. We had 3 different styles of pizza, lasagne, chicken piccata, veal and desserts. Acceptable wine offerings. Service fell apart at the end as we waited... More 

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Ludington, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

I ordered the gyros... it was disturbingly greasy. I couldn't eat it all. The soup tasted like it was canned veggie soup and the kids ravioli, while I was happy it wasn't canned, just tasted like tomatoes. My husband had lasagna which was tasty, but the only good thing. I ended up eating his food.

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The best pizza ever!! Leo and his staff are absolutely fantastic. Let Leo know that I could not find the specific Italian pizza flour back home in Canada ----- while eating, Leo comes out with a HUGE bucket of flour and says: "Enjoy" I do not know of anyone else who owns a restaurant to do this. We were soooo... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 W Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431-2021
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ludington
  • Phone Number: (231) 843-2244

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?