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655 County Road 17, Suite 9, Elkhart, IN 46516
+1 574-522-4137
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“salads” (7 reviews)
“italian food” (5 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza
$$ - $$$
655 County Road 17, Suite 9, Elkhart, IN 46516
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

I came with a couple of business clients. A casual atmosphere and a menu wtih everything from wraps, salads to Penne Pasta with meatballs was very good. We just happened to be the first customer of a very nice young lady who did a fine...More

Thank Rick O
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

The food is always consistently very good. They offer gluten free pasta and a gluten free pizza crust. The interior could use some help. There are a lot of ceiling tiles with water stains. They also use the bill folders under the legs of rocky...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

I actually love this place. Bartenders and servers are great. Food---not so much. Very inconsistent. Wine selection nice , fresh bread great and really good salads. The people keep us coming back. I really wish they get the kitchen in order.More

Thank Merry1traveling
Luccheses, General Manager at Luchesse's, responded to this review

Good morning! We thank you for your review. We are sorry for our lack of consistency, could you be more specific on what you may have ordered? We are working hard in our kitchen to get things just right, hired a new head chef, redoing...More

Reviewed October 7, 2016

Had the lasagna with spinach, mushrooms and sausage (they combined the two for me-thanks). I was a little disappointed that the flavors weren't a little more intense. Seems like all restaurants increasingly dumb the food down for the 30% that don't like spicy. In any...More

Thank D L
Reviewed July 27, 2016

the menu is complete. Good Italian food. the salad special was nice. Large quantity. The server was attentive and around. Food was presented promptly.

Thank meeechigan1
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We wanted a place to meet with some old freinds and reconnect. This was thr best place for that. It is tucked away in a strip plaza in a quiet area. The place was perfect for a lesuirely dinner. Nice bar and a great menu....More

1  Thank GARY E
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We stop on our way to Shipshewana, at about 2pm. Had an excellent lunch. I had the lasagna with a meatball on the side. And my wife had penna vodka. It has been a long time since we had been to Luchesse's and hopefully we...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed March 28, 2016

We went on the Saturday night of Easter weekend and while the restaurant was busy we were able to be seated in the bar and order our dinner there. The mushroom soup was wonderful as usual and I ordered a new pasta and shrimp meal,...More

Thank Mandy H
Luccheses, Manager at Luchesse's, responded to this review

Good Morning! Happy to see you were able to get a seat right away in our bar Saturday evening. It was indeed a crazy night for us. Appreciate your review on your food, sorry it wasn't one of your favorites, the limoncello can be a...More

Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is the real deal for fabulous food. Real Italian that is incredible, to say the least. Soup, salads, sandwiches, pasta....everything yummy and top quality. My family loves it here. Great prices allow for the whole family to enjoy. Make this a stop for you...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed December 10, 2015

We had a great time during the Elkhart Dining Days. This place never lets me down anytime I go. Several business luncheons, dates with the wife and small groups of friends - almost always top shelf service but always consistently delicious.

Thank Comebackshane F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 County Road 17, Suite 9, Elkhart, IN 46516
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Elkhart
  • Phone Number: +1 574-522-4137
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