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Cnr Rivonia and Outspan Roads, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So far each time I've been I've enjoyed eating out at Luca's. The food is good and the waiters are excellent. Delicious salad!

Thank CarmenKloeck
Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

All round fantastic flavours of Italy and excellent service. We were a large table but they managed to serve us all at once. Lovely spot!

Thank Candz33
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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241 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

It is a long time since my husband could enjoy a traditional Italian tripe dish ..... at last he did at Luca's! The veal with porchini, the lamb and Osso Bucco were all excellent! Luca comes to the table with a warm, energetic welcome and the waiters are friendly and professional. An excellent wine choice compliments the food! Highly recommended......... More 

Thank Robyn168
Pretoria, South Africa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We were 4 in our party. We all ordered various pasta dishes. The pasta was very good and so was the service. It is on the pricey side though. The Alfredo se moer is scrumptious and highly recommended. For desert hubby had a chocolate cake that brought tears to my eyes - to die for.

Thank Una L
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

10 pax for lunch today. Two ordered the only special of the day. Karoo lamb rump. Two ordered lasagna the rest various veal dishes. 10 minutes after ordering we were told that the special was unavailable as it would " only be ready much later". The lasagna was dry and without any sign of beschamel. My parmigiana di melanzane was... More 

Thank Eddy B
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Another visit to this restaurant and on this occasion there were eight of us....think this may have been too many for our waiter to cope with!!!!! However the meals he did deliver crrectly and on time were excellent.We had a six year old with us and she really enjoyed the childrens play area.

1 Thank Diane B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

luca's has one of the most authentic italian flavours of joburg. while the pastas are delicious almost beyone compare, their house salad is addictive. one of the best meals they serve

Thank nev n
Johannesburg, South Africa
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185 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Good interior. Friendly waiters . Good service. Jungle gym outside to keep the kids busy . Asparagus on the starters menu is reccommended. Pastas and pizzas are also good. Good family restaurant.

Thank DB1076
Johannesburg, South Africa
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112 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Luca's Ristorante Italiano, was established in 1994, by Luca Borella whose motto is 'simplicity and passion'. Luca is proud of the Tuscan influences in all his freshly prepared salads, pizzas, seafood (of which he is famous for his calamari), and pastas. Off to your right as you walk in, one can spot a very comprehensive glass cellar feature boasting many... More 

Thank LaurasWorldza
Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I've been using Lucas for 20+ years (since the Morningside shopping centre) and have never been disappointed with either the food, the wine selection or the service.Whether it is pizza, pasta or meat and fish dishes the quality is always top class and Luca and the staff remember you and greet and treat you like friends and family.Long may it... More 

Thank BearDon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Rivonia and Outspan Roads, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: 27875503533

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