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Luciano's Ristorante

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1579 Main Street, Rahway, NJ 07065 (Monroe)
Luciano's is located one block from the Rahway train station, with the addition of taxi service and bus service offered throughout Rahway.
732-815-1200
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and special place

My wife and I tried Luciano's in December of 2012 for a celebration dinner on her promotion. We loved it from the moment we walk in. Nice bar/meeting area off to the right with nice happy hour promotions. We go back every so often. On November first of 2014 we had our wedding and reception there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
bob s
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Rahway, New Jersey
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English first
Rahway, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Both the food and the atmosphere are really great and luckily they have the parking lot in which most places in Rahway don't have. But I wanted to leave a review about how clean this place is. When I was in banking I did a lot of work for the owner and he gave me a tour of every square... More 

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Smithtown, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Our family just celebrated our matriarch's milestone birthday at Luciano's. I had eaten here before, but this time it was with a package plan. I was a bit nervous that the food would not be up to snuff, but my fears were resolved once I tasted the delicious bread, salad, and penne pre-courses. Everyone enjoyed the entrees and the mini-pastries... More 

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Woodbridge, NJ
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I have eaten at this restaurant three times and all three times I have been very disappointed. One evening I was dining with a group of six friends on a Monday night. We waited half an hour for out salads and then an hour and fifteen minutes later we still did not have our main courses. When they finally came... More 

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Rahway, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I tried Luciano's in December of 2012 for a celebration dinner on her promotion. We loved it from the moment we walk in. Nice bar/meeting area off to the right with nice happy hour promotions. We go back every so often. On November first of 2014 we had our wedding and reception there. They did an outstanding... More 

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Pittsburgh PA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Food was delicious. Staff was very friendly and accommodating, however, we had to ask for staples like salt, pepper and butter. Lovely atmosphere.

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Linden, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Although I have heard horror stories of people who had large events here, if one goes for a regular meal, the menu is varied and the food is of high quality. It also is good for an early dining special, which is totally affordable. The scallops are absolutely my favorite and I gravitate to ordering them with frequency. The portion... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I hosted a baby shower event here with 37 guests. This was a huge huge mistake! When you book an event with them, they rush you to pay the $500 deposit. After you pay, you have to hunt them down (the events lady is Josephine) to give them the details of what you want, and they always give you the... More 

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New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The food here was absolutely delicious. For pasta dishes we had the homemade gnocchi and pumpkin ravioli. Also had the talapia francaise, and salmon with acorn squash polenta. Great sauces, truly gourmet. Nicely decorated and great service -- we'll be back!

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Rahway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

To sum it all up, this place is built on hype. The food had ZERO flavor, everything on my plate taste like it had freezer burn on it at one point or another. I was truly disappointed.

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Iselin, New Jersey
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130 reviews 130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great restaurant in downtown Rahway. We had calamari as an appetizer, it was great. As entrees we had lobster risotto & pumpkin raviolis, both were fantastic! But our favorite part was the pitcher of red sangria we ordered. Best I've ever had, including restaurant in Newark! Hostess & wait staff very friendly & helpful! We will definitely be back for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1579 Main Street, Rahway, NJ 07065
    (Monroe)
  • Public Transportation: Luciano's is located one block from the Rahway train station, with the addition of taxi service and bus service offered throughout Rahway.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rahway
  • Phone Number: 732-815-1200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?