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Lucia's Spaghetti and Pizza Bar

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Adelaide Central Market | Shops 1&2 Western Market Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lucia's is a very casual European style care at the Central Markets. There are tables outside on the walkway or inside the cafe but it is very busy so you may have to wait for a table. We ordered omelettes. Serving sizes were very generous which was great for the price and the food was delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We waited about 10 minutes for a table, the lovely waitress keep acknowledging us and letting us know that a table wouldn't be long. she said they were extra busy. The food was def worth the wait, my pasta was delicious, my husband had a pizza and he said it was delicious. This was a very inexpensive place to have... More 

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Thank Melissa D
Adelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the Adelaide Markets on a Friday night, so it was crazy busy, and we were trying to feed 8 family members - keeping everyone happy - which is a challenge at the best of times! Lucia's tables were all full, and we did look elsewhere, but in the end persisted and waited for some tables in the... More 

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Thank lawNSWAustralia
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any visitor to Adelaide who finds themselves at the Central Market (we have very little to offer tourists!), must call in at this cafe for lunch. Its humble surroundings are part of the charm; it serves up amazingly filling and tasty pasta dishes that they could charge more for and still get away with it. Naturally, the coffee is good,... More 

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Thank M W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Lucia's and its a must when i visit adelaide. They have the best parmigiana i've ever tasted in my life. And they do have really good coffee as well. I am looking forward to my next visit

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Thank richpranantyo
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten lunch at Lucia's twice this week, the second time just to check that we did not get special service the first time. The pasta with vongole sauce is amazing. On the first visit, E got 25 clams in the sauce, today 30. It also had a nice wack of chilli - enough to clear the sinuses.. I... More 

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Thank GordonplusE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Adelaide institution. Same now as it was in the 90s and I never want it to change. Spaghetti vongole a definite favourite and the coffee is always strong full bodied and hot - order and enjoy, no special requests required. Right on the Central Markets' edge so a fantastic buzz vibe on market days.

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Thank Andreas D
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Spent a morning roaming the Central Markets, tasting cheese and other goodies. Found our way to this cafe and enjoyed pizza and pasta for lunch. Very busy but quality of food great.

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Thank Christine B
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We were looking for a quick light meal. We had one of their specials Lasagne which came promptly & was hot, tasty & just what we were looking for. Two of Adelaide's celebrity chefs were eating there at the next table.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

As mentioned in other reviews this place is an Adelaide institution dating back many years. It was recommended by a local and i was not disappointed. The coffee is fantastic and if you order the authentic Italian food i can guarantee that you will want to lick the plate. The poached eggs on toast with the pasta sauce (i cant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Gluten Free, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adelaide Central Market | Shops 1&2 Western Market Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
Description
A popular Adelaide institution!
Serving tastybpasta and pizzas since 1957

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