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Lucca

420 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1910
+1 515-243-1115
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“gnocchi” (13 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
“prix fixe” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
420 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1910
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on a Friday night when it was a pre fixe menu. There were a lot of choices. Our service was pretty good. The egg plant Parmesan was awful. The eggplant was cut too thin and there was too much cheese on it. The...More

Thank Pam F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has it all. Very cool atmosphere with an industrial vibe. Very friendly staff. Full bar service. Unique 4 course dinner menu. Course #1 is a choice of some kind of special salad. Course #2 is a choice of one of many different pastas....More

Thank HOTROD37
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Love how they serve courses with many options for each course. My husband and I loved everything we ordered. Excellent service too.

Thank manders0910
Reviewed March 22, 2017

This is the perfect location for a special dinner or celebration. We went on our anniversary and it was wonderful. They have a set menu that you choose from - it is 4 courses and everything was delicious! The only thing that kept me from...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

The price fix menu options were delicious and offered some unique option. The beet salad was fantastic, as was the mushroom risotto. Our waitress was knowledgeable and kept the wine flowing. Definitely would go back.

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Dinner at Lucca's consists of a prix fixe Italian meal of 3 courses (salad, pasta course, entrée) and dessert for $40. Go hungry if you want to do this. You can use the same menu to order ala carte, which we did as we didn't...More

Thank footlooseOmaha
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

The absolute BEST prepared scallops I have had in my life!!! Food was perfect, very comfortable ambiance, and service was impeccable. Was in town with 5 of my colleagues after an exhausting week and a ninety minute drive from Fort Dodge, we were looking for...More

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Seriously! Am I really in Des Moines, Iowa??!! What a sophisticated place! We were in town for two days and were shopping in the East Village and stopped in for lunch. Very sparse and simple decor. Order at the counter and it is brought to...More

Thank trvlgal1111
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Dinner with friends was quite enjoyable. Our waitress was attentive and answered our questions about menu. The meal was excellent. Portions are not overwhelming. You will leave satisfied, but not stuffed. We will gladly come back again.

Thank Kirk B
Reviewed August 28, 2016

The setting is rustic modern. The staff was attentive without hovering. The prix fixe menu varied and interesting. Each course was well executed and delicious. Salad, couscous, pasta and dessert were all enjoyed. But the star was the scallop presentation we both enjoyed for our...More

Thank Affable1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-243-1115
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