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Lucca Restaurant

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1615 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2020
(916) 669-5300
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Salt LAke City, United States
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE were invited by friend who live in Sacramento to this inside seating restaurant with an open air patio. The location is great right in the heart of downtown. You go for the food which did not disappoint. We had the Linguine with Prawns and the Pan Seared Salmon. Both dishes were presented very well and both were delicious. It... More 

Thank David L
Northern California
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348 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoyed dining here a few times. The food is very good, well prepared and the prices are quite reasonable. The dessert should be skipped as it was a little "stale" tasting and bland. The only reason I dinged the value part of this review is because the average wines are expensive. The outdoor patio is a great place... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited based on a friends recommendation, since I am from out of town. I loved the atmosphere, the staff was very nice and engaging. It is a fun place to go. The menu had a very nice variety. The food was good but not as great as I hoped. I had the sea bass special, again it was good... More 

Thank PurpleRanee
Sacramento, California
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139 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Italian restaurant in downtown with a parking convenient location. Atmosphere is lovely here especially if you get patio seating. Food has great flavors, service is professional but not warm ( I felt that with my waitress). Wide selection of entrees to choose from, we liked Cioppino and spicy penne but didnt much like the bread here. I ordered a... More 

Thank Tulika_sac
Sacramento, CA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined at Lucca a couple times and enjoy it tremendously. My favorite menu item is the polenta, this time I paired it with a salad and it made the perfect summer meal. The cocktails are great, too!

Thank Linda L
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not been to Lucca in months. It was still very good - the wait staff was very attentive, friendly and quick - which is very appreciated at a business lunch. Both my client and I enjoyed our food. We both decided we needed to come back soon.

Thank wwmpres
Sacramento, California
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have not been to Lucca's in years. An over sight on our part. We went for lunch and remembered why we love it. The food, service, atmosphere it has it all. Cannot believe it took us so many years to remember how great this place is.

Thank robbmadd
Cool, CA
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280 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lucca is a downtown Sacramento favorite. We started with the fried calamari, seasoned with sweet pepper, fennel, black olives, and spicy harissa sauce. We were hungry so we added the baked parmesan and ricotta salata flatbread which was layered with smoky chickpea hummus, olive tapenade, and a lightly spicy piquillo pepper romesco. My main dish was the port braised... More 

Thank BruinSeniorTraveler
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46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Lucca's is so pleasant and a restaurant that you can actually enjoy a good meal and conversation. Food is creative with seasonal touches that always surprise. Peach and mango salsa was delicious and refreshing! Staff is attentive, efficient and very friendly! Lunch, dinner, snack or drinks--Lucca's is the place!

Thank Packed_10
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is a neighborhood favorite - great for before the theater meals, business and personal dinners. I have been here a number of times and have never been disappointed. When my guests and I leave we always say, "we'll be back."

Thank lisan664

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, American, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1615 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: (916) 669-5300

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