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Luca's Ristorante Italiano

Rivonia Crossing, Tree Court | 3 Achter Road, Corner Witkoppen Road & Rivonia Road, Sunninghill, Sandton 2056, South Africa
+27 11 234 1085
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“house salad” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“affogato” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rivonia Crossing, Tree Court | 3 Achter Road, Corner Witkoppen Road & Rivonia Road, Sunninghill, Sandton 2056, South Africa
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

A once great restaurant has lost its magic. The worst service I have experienced in a long time. And worse off, the usually friendly and obliging owner didn’t seem to care. A great restaurant has now become less than average.

Thank garyn1975
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We had a reservation at Luca's for a Friday evening and this was our first time dining here. The restaurant itself was not too busy when we arrived and hence, I thought that service would be fast. We were left a bit baffled throughout the...More

Thank Van_S86
Reviewed February 1, 2018

We have been fan's of Luca's since we moved to Morningside in 1994 & were disappointed when he had to move the 5.5km away to Sunninghill. But we still make the trek to enjoy the fantastic service and superb Pizza & pasta. Luca is a...More

Thank Africapaddy
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Friday Nights for my Little Family is often spent at Luca’s. Why Friday Nights?. Well, the Food is soo fresh. Seriously, starting with the House Salad, it’s excellent. Their home made dressing is unique. Then, onto their Pizzas, my Favorites are the Salmone, and Mexicana....More

Thank H6840PLmarkf
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Best Veal Saltimbocca I've had for a long time ! Expansive menu , great service from " Midnight " our waiter ! Altogether a great meal and dining experience !

Thank KerryL366
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Good! Wide offer of italian dishes. Pizza Parma crudo was good. For dessert tiramisu and classic cassata were awesome. Very nice service, easy parking, 18-23€/pax. Give it a try!

Thank Jose B
Reviewed November 13, 2017

This is one of the restaurants we are blessed to be located near to our home and often the default place for our family to eat if we don't have the time or energy to cook at home. This is a very well run restaurant...More

Thank GreekMike
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

A pleasure to eat here. Great FOH and always good to see Luca. Fine breads and salads. Lovely lamb and calves liver. Nice to see polenta used throughout. Fair coffee, could have been a darker roast. Not many places better for a Sunday lunch

Thank GautengLad
Reviewed September 29, 2017

We have not visited Luca's for a sit down meal in ages and we realized again how brilliant Luca and all his staff are . The recommendations from our waiter was spot on and we enjoyed a super evening - its worth driving there from...More

Thank Sephus L
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I met a friend at Luca's, it was not at all what I expected at first, but the friendly service and excellent food made it a great evening. Great selection on food and beverage. The owner himself also made sure we were taken care of,...More

Thank Corni R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rivonia Crossing, Tree Court | 3 Achter Road, Corner Witkoppen Road & Rivonia Road, Sunninghill, Sandton 2056, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 234 1085
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Luca's Italian Restaurant, was established in 1994, and captures the essence of the Italian lifestyle –colourful and flavour-filled. We honour centuries old traditions essential to authentic Italian cuisine - simplicity and passion. A grand wood-burning oven which uses specialised refractory brick and mortar, designed to deliver even heat throughout the dome, built single handedly by Guido, a perfectionist Italian artisan, delivers pizzas, pastas and other dishes in an authentic manner, that is certain to delight the gods! Slow-food specialities, including rabbit casserole served with polenta and the most unusual lamb, pot-roasted in coffee and apricots (Mamma Alma's recipe!), will have you coming back for more. Our comprehensive menu promises you the ultimate Italian food experience! The extensive menu goes hand-in-hand with a collection of carefully selected fine South African and Italian wines to complement your choice of meal.
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