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Cantinetta Luca

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$20 - $45
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Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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ARTISAN SALUME​
each: 10
selection: 27
bresaola
housemade
salame cotto
housemade
lamb & pistachio
housemade
peperone
housemade
prosciutto
San Danielle, italy
mortadella
Bologna, Italy
calabrese
canada
speck
Sudtirol, Italy
FRUTTI DI MARE​
gambero grigliato
grilled​ gulf shrimp, white corn, radish toybox tomato, citrus vinaigrette
$12
polipo
grilled octopus, chickpeas, calabrese salame, roasted cauliflower, salsa rossa
$15
ANTIPASTI​
burrata
frescobaldi estate olive oil, sea salt & crostini
$11
arancini
fried risotto - artichoke, sun-dried tomato & fontina
$8
caprese
heirloom tomatoes, house-pulled mozzarella, basil extra virgin olive oil
$12
polpette
housemade pork meatballs, 8 hour sugo, parmesan
$10
warm sicilian olives
cerignola & castelvetrano olives, pecorino sardo, lemon
$8
zuppa del giorno
soup of the day
$8
INSALATA​
insalata mista
field greens, shaved ricotta salata, balsamic vinaigrette
$9
rucola
baby arugula, roasted beets, pickled stone fruit, sherry-walnut vinaigrette
$12
PIZZA​
margherita
san marzano tomato, mozzarella & basil
$17
capricciosa
san marzano tomato, artichokes, mushrooms, smoked ham, fontina, basil
$21
cornetto
mozzarella, fontina, prosciutto, arugula, olive oil & shaved parmesan
$20
CARNE & PESCE​
bistecca fiorentina
grilled​ angus porterhouse
$2.80 per oz
filetto
pan roasted 6 oz. angus filet mignon
$29
t-bone
grilled angus t-bone steak
$2.70 per oz
kansas city
grilled angus bone-in ny strip steak
$2.60 per oz.
short rib
braised angus beef, chanterelle mushrooms, white corn passato, mustard seeds
$26
pollo arrosto
lemon-herb roasted mary’s half chicken
$25
market fish “estivi”
heirloom tomato sauce, roasted summer vegetables, capers, olives
$28
PASTA (FATTA IN CASA)​
tagliolini
local calamari, manila clams, peperoncino, fennel brodo, garlic mollica
$24
tagliatelle alla bolognese
pork, beef & veal ragu
$24
gnocchi
potato gnocchi, morel mushrooms, fava beans, white corn brodo
$23
strozzapreti
Housemade fennel sausage, melted shallots, English peas, marinara, ricotta salata
$23
SIDES​
soft polenta
$7
sautéed broccolini
chili flakes, pine nuts & raisins
$7
roasted marble potatoes
rosemary, garlic, parsley
$7
sautéed bloomsdale spinach
$7
sautéed green beans
pancetta
$7
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Reviewed February 27, 2020 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner this week at Luca. We chose to sit at the kitchen counter and it was so much fun to watch the food prep. We saw our pizza being made, and fired up in the wood fired pizza oven. The flavor...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

While visiting Carmel, 5 of us dinned at Luca, everything was great, the ambiance was perfect for the occasion. A nice Barolo wine was pair with our dinner by the Sommelier. I shared a T-bone special that was excellent. My favorite part of the dinner...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 24, 2020

It wasn't our original choice, but we wound up in this restaurant and it was good. We mostly had pizza and salad, but also had bread and overpriced cauliflower steak, with overpriced wine. When I asked about a sauce substitution, the waitress looked at me...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious Italian meal here. The servers were adequately attentive and very personable. Highly recommended establishment for the connoisseur of good Italian food.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

The place has a nice feel to it and the menu offers a lot of good choices. Everyone enjoyed their meals and especially loved the desserts. The staff was friendly and accommodating.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2019

We had dinner at Luca and ordered their in-house made prosciutto with a grilled calamari appetizer, both delicious. My pasta dish (I believe called Vesuvius) was amazing, but my husband was not impressed with his. Service was a bit slow, but that did not spoil...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2019

It was a chilly evening in November when we arrived for our dinner reservation. Our group was immediately seated. The restaurant was clean, warm and inviting.... service was attentive and efficient. We ordered the Margherita Pizza made with San Marzanos Tomatoes D.O.P., Fior Di Latte...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2019

Really enjoyed our lunch here. Wonderful sandwiches, excellent service, fair prices for the quality of the food.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

The flatbread and burrata starter was incredible and massive! We shared it between two and then had a main each which we could only just finish. The mains were not as delicious as the starter but still good and the wine we paired it with...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

I’ll start with my compliments to the chef: the buratta and flatbread was delicious. The asparagus in the carbonara was a pleasant surprise; the Ragu was better than expected. However, the service was poor; management has packed tables in to an already intimate space. Overwhelmed...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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MirabelGroup, General Manager at Cantinetta Luca, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2019

Dear Kimberlyh390, We are happy you enjoyed your meal with us. We will like you to give us another chance and please you. Our guests enjoy our restaurant with its energetic atmosphere and even, upon request, our guests prefer intimate tables in which we have...More

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Laurie G
April 22, 2017|
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Response from ribasga | Reviewed this property |
2-3 easy blocks but unless they upped their game not worth it
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Laurie G
April 22, 2017|
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Response from MGN777 | Reviewed this property |
0.3 mi or 4 tiny bloc
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leafpeeper98
November 30, 2016|
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Response from MirabelGroup | Property representative |
Our atmosphere is suiting for any occasion. We book group business for companies often and have had great feedback. Please reach our to our events coordinator for more details at 831-622-5907. We look forward to serving you!
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