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Luca

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Capitol Hill
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711 N Grant St, Denver, CO 80203-3508 (7th)
+1 303-832-6600
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night and the restaurant was full but they fit us in at the bar. The staff was very attentive and friendly. We had salad, two pasta dishes,pizza and dessert. After visiting Italy this past summer we found the food to be very authentic to the flavors and selections of Italy. Delicious and freshly prepared.... More 

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Thank Robin F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ligurian Stew was very flavorful and came with extremely generous portion of seafood, particularly PEI mussels. Be prepared to spend several minutes shucking them - it was the most we've ever seen on a single entree. The Veal Saltimbocca was good; I hadn't had that in years, so I can't compare it to other places, but it didn't knock... More 

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Thank Brent L
Denver City, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We dined here with my nephew, his wife, and their 3 YO. They accommodated my great niece with friendliness and courtesy. The appetizers were awesome and the entrees hit the spot. Definitely a repeat visit is in order. Friendly staff and great atmosphere!

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Thank javablood
Orlando, Florida, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

On a recent trip to Denver, we were delighted to have tried Luca. The owner has several unique restaurants. Luca had a high energy environment, casual but nice. We had a very slow greeting but she was good after a rough start. Wimonrat should have just said hello...I'll be right with you instead of us sitting and wondering. On to... More 

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Thank Alan P
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

I have been to Luca several times and they always exceed my expectations! Last night we had the salumi and cheese platter, octopus and the winter green salad for starters. I had the Lobster Tagliatelle and my husband had the Halibut with artichoke. Both dishes were outstanding! They make their own pasta and their sister restaurant cures the meats. You... More 

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Thank lyn698
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

A wonderful intimate restaurant located in the hart of Denver. Twelve min. from Cherry Creek and the same from downtown . Great food ,one can not go wrong... Very international . Fine wine list and signature cocktails. Luca is a gem. Do not miss it when in. Denver.

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Thank Thomas H
Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Luca always offers sooo many good choices that we often find ourselves ordering four small plates just to try all of the amazing things yet it's REALLY difficult to not just order the Bolognese EVERY time. Not just the best Bolognese in Denver, the best Bolognese PERIOD! Great people serving great food in a great space.

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Thank David M
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 

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Thank JessHolbrook
Denver, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

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 

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Northville, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 N Grant St, Denver, CO 80203-3508
    (7th)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 303-832-6600
Description
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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