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5912 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, FL 32216-4912
(904) 731-0338
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
New Owners/Changes in Taste of Food/Lou, you are missed!

This is my second review of Luigi's. I have been visiting Luigi's since 1976. Went this week and had an unpleasant surprise. I was served my food and found it was quite different. The food was good, but did not have the same unique taste as the many years in the past. I found out the establishment... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
RDPLakeCity_FL
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Lake City, FL
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Lake City, FL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is my second review of Luigi's. I have been visiting Luigi's since 1976. Went this week and had an unpleasant surprise. I was served my food and found it was quite different. The food was good, but did not have the same unique taste as the many years in the past. I found out the establishment had been sold... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

After driving by several times I did a quick trip advisor read on this place and they all are honest reviews. I went for the salad with homemade blue cheese dressing and a side of meatballs. Salad could use some work but the dressing was excellent and the meatballs are delicious and large. I'm 6'3" 250 # and I am... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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96 reviews 96 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Went in on a Friday and had the chicken parm lunch special, awesome. Came with a large salad with a blue creamy blue cheese dressing, also garlic bread and a large portion of spaghetti for $6! What a great deal, the building and atmosphere is nothing to write home about but it's my new Italian go to spot when near... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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136 reviews 136 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I used to live in Jax and started going to Luigi's in the 80's....and never stopped. Tried to visit in January when I went back for a wedding and they were closed. I sat in the parking lot and cried! This is the ONLY place I will go to and get spaghetti and meatballs. The meatballs are home made!! Get... More 

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N . Augusta
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77 reviews 77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I used to live at the beaches in Jacksonville, FL, & we had Nick's Pizza, long gone, but this is the next best thing. He has been there for years, the neighborhood has changed & the place could use a face lift inside & out, but the food is still great & reasonable prices. I usually get the same pizza... More 

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Cartersville, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012 via mobile

The place has been there 30 years but don't let the looks of the place fool you. Other Itialian chain eateries can't compete for the quality and quantity of food from this place. Try it once and you will be back for more.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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142 reviews 142 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We stopped by this little Italian restaurant for an early dinner. It was 4:30 with no one there but us until we were ready to leave. Within seconds, a server asked for drink orders and quickly laid a menu and place settings on the table. There were no evening specials so we both chose Lasagna with meat sauce from the... More 

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Jacksonville, FL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Been visiting this restaurant for MANY MANY years! I currently live approximately 25 miles from the restaurant but have to have my 'fix' and drive the distance! Never had anything that wasn't great -- but my favorite item that is a MUST have every visit - homemade blue cheese salad dressing! I buy a pint to take home when they... More 

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Lake City, FL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

This place is not a modern looking place but don't let that fool you. The food is absolutely wonderful and hands down the best Italian food I have ever eaten. Lasagna with meat sauce with two huge meat balls, fresh salad, and loads of garlic bread is more than you can eat. All pizza is made from scratch with homemade... More 

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Fernandina Beach
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

Don't be scared away by the shady (and slightly dumpy) exterior - this place is FAB. I have lived in the Jax are for about 3 years after moving here from up north where there are lots of great Italian Restaurants. Its been difficult to find quality a quality pizzaria/Italian joint. I happened to be on University getting my tires... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5912 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, FL 32216-4912
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: (904) 731-0338

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm

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