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702 S Main St, Culpeper, VA 22701-3212
540-829-9788
Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 5:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lucio is Italian, but not for pizza

Lucio’s Italian restaurant in Culpeper offers a pleasant atmosphere and delivers well-prepared Italian dishes. The staff’s quality service enhances the dining experience. The menu is the same at lunch and dinner, but adjusted for lunch portions. Daily specials including soups and entrees are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
KyColonel
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Virginia
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

After a long afternoon walking around Montpelier, we needed a good meal and WOW, did we find it! I have enjoyed several other dinners at Lucio's but this was beyond fantastic! A huge portion of Veal Parmesan and the most wonderful and light pasta ~ oh my! My in-laws raved about their dinners and my husband & son could not... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lucio’s Italian restaurant in Culpeper offers a pleasant atmosphere and delivers well-prepared Italian dishes. The staff’s quality service enhances the dining experience. The menu is the same at lunch and dinner, but adjusted for lunch portions. Daily specials including soups and entrees are offered as well as the regular menu selections. The menu is not extensive, but adequate for most... More 

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Culpeper, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have eaten there on a few occasions. They have a great couple of nights of pasta specials. The pasta is really fresh! The waiters and hostesses are very friendly and sociable. The only thing is they are not open all day long, so you might have to check their hours. But the meals are worth the wait!

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Washington DC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Lucio used to be our favorite; beautiful location and the food was absolutely amazing. The food in the past two years or so is just not as good as evidenced by our most recent visit. In our party of four the cheese ravioli was very good, the fish was greasy, the soup was over salted (server took the full bowls... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

So we walking and sit down. There is an AC vent near the table with two loose plastic deflectors. Each table had a set of slat and pepper shakers. Is this Italian. Where is the olive oil and PR cheese? The wine selection is Culpeperess- limited. The martini from the bar was just wrong. Everyone that came in after us... More 

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Wonderful decor and courteous service. Delightful Italian menu at very reasonable costs. Located in a home setting you feel as if you are dining among your family. The portions are large so doggie bags are in order.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

After traveling all day from Florida, I thought I would settle for a bite to eat at a fast food place. When I saw Lucio's I knew that is where I wanted to go. The building is beautiful on the inside and out. I was seated early and received respectful and appropriately timed service. The entire menu is quite affordable.... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were there Mother's Day for lunch. One of us had only the salads which were good. The other of us had the buffet, which was basically 1950's style white food, pork tenderloin, shrimp and white rice, and English peas with carrots in a white sauce. It is friendly but we would not give it a favorable review, food-wise. Without... More 

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Culpeper, VA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lucio's is among the better restaurants in Culpeper, a town known for its excellent eaterys. The food is consistently good and the service is friendly. There is no effort to rush their guests through the meal. A delightful setting in the middle of town.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Italian is the comfort food of the soul. This restaurant tries to deliver, but does not quite hit the mark. Food is 'good'. Probably as good as I can make at home. The building is very nice, but a home does present an awkward venue for a restaurant. Overall - pretty good and I would return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 702 S Main St, Culpeper, VA 22701-3212
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Culpeper
  • Phone Number: 540-829-9788

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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