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711 N Grant St, Denver, CO 80203-3508 (7th)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure what to expect when I made plans to try Luca. I was pleasantly surprised! I thought it would be a more upscale snooty type of restaurant, but there were families having dinner there. It's a small restaurant, only about 25 tables in total. It helps to keep the ambiance of being at a friends house for dinner.... More 

Thank JessHolbrook
Denver, CO
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148 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luca is a reliable go-to restuarant for an evening out. The food is very good and the selection is large enough to please most any palate. Watch the salads - they can be over-dressed. The small size pasta dishes are really for an appetizer or if one is not very hungry. The pasta is house-made and delicious. The wine list... More 

Thank Ellen D
Northville, Michigan
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523 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by the concierge at our hotel, we found the food and service both very good. So many pasta options available, we settled on each of us ordering several small plates instead of just two entrees, and were glad we did. Started with Tri Colore Arugula, Radicchio, Frisée, Walnuts, Gorgonzola, Red Wine Vinaigrette salad which was very good, and Roasted... More 

Thank Jayhawk17
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant offers a range of familiar Italian options, including many meat, fish, and vegetarian options. Most of the choices we made were good, although the 'lasagnetti with lobster' was so salty the flavours were ruined. A good range of Italian wines are available, although the prices are quite high. The ambience is lovely, though service was inattentive and somewhat... More 

Thank MichaelCambridge53
Denver, Colorado
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

have a great time and a good feed. Luca is a "go to" for us, not always perfect but always worth coming back to. First the service is and was outstanding from Kathleen our Principal Server on the team to Jim our Sommelier. We started by splitting a Lobster Fra Diavilo which was liberally supplied with bite size chunks of... More 

Thank Garry H
Galveston Island, Texas
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The dinner started off like a dud ! I ordered the Arancini. Horrible and dry. Tasted like southern hushpuppies !! Next two dishes were out of this world though. The squash ravioli with sage and brown butter were some of the best ever, really nice, but not on the menu all the time. Next was a duck dish that was... More 

Thank gulf18coast
Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Every time we come here we are treated like royalty. The service is almost better than the food and the food is outstanding. When the wife and I really want a special night out, this is our go-to spot.

Thank HRussell3
Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Dinner with 5 to celebrate a birthday. Accommodating, well informed staff, delicious warm rustic breads and olives as apps. Great wines from all over Italy, smart, helpful sommelier. We all ordered fresh pasta dishes. Appreciated the ability to order a smaller size entree portion of pasta since it is rich and very filling. The salads-Luca, Tri Colore and Arugula were... More 

Thank clover53
Lakewood, Colorado
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

We went on the first night of restaurant week. Early evening on a busy Friday. Not impressed at all of the designated menu selections. There were four in our party and tried almost everything allowed between us. The brick oven chicken was acceptable, not the other entrees. The two desserts were both dry, and would have liked more than one... More 

Thank Ssea_10
Arvada, Colorado
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I was treated to a surprise dinner by my children honoring my recent retirement, and they chose Luca. I knew of the restaurant and its fine reputation but this was my first experience here. The entire evening was excellent. We hared a variety of salumi, cheeses for antipasti as well as an assortment of house made pastas. They have a... More 

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $40
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 N Grant St, Denver, CO 80203-3508
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: 13038326600
Opened in February 2003, Luca is where food marries art. Chef Frank Bonanno features house-made salumi, a variety of fresh breads, pastas and cheeses. The menu reflects authentic Italian dishes inspired by the Piedmont, Tuscan and Sicilian regions, all prepared with the season's finest ingredients.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?