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Ristorante Lucano

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1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
+1 585-244-3460
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food. A little expensive but worth it to know that you won't be rushed, and can enjoy a meal in a quiet environment so you can hear your conversations!! Been coming for years and I suggest they change the menu a little as it is the same all these years. On the other hand, they had 5 fish... More 

Thank micromom21
Rochester, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had great experience at this restaurant last week. Service was excellent! We ordered lamb and veal dishes and they were delicious . Portions are a very nice size (not too small or too big). Atmosphere is very nice and everyone was super friendly. Prices are reasonable in my opinion. We will be back!

Thank Ira3589
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 11, 2017

My two girlfriends and I came to Lucano's to catch up on each other's lives. We were quickly seated (did have reservations). One friend and i both ordered the beef - one medium well and one medium rare! Both dishes were served at the same time - and done to perfection! Our friend had the gnocchi - her favorite. The... More 

Thank horse_person
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

I suggested this restaurant for an evening out with very good friends as I'd had a lot of experience dining here over the years, but my partner had not. It's always a good thing when you stick your neck out and are not disappointed in any way, especially when bringing someone who's not been to a restaurant before. Our server,... More 

Thank Dcf42
Rochester, New York
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2 reviews
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

First trip to Lucano... greeted by the owner who showed us to our seats. He was very personable and gregarious. The wait staff (can't recall the young lady's name) was simply stellar. She took time to answer our questions, make suggestions and even have a few laughs. When I complimented the olive oil - she brought the owner to our... More 

Thank ChiefPappy
Rochester, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love this restaurant! The Chef's specials are always amazing, don't pass them up! In fact, I haven't ordered from their actual menu in a while although everything is always delicious. Most definitely one of Rochester's best restaurants.

Thank Maricgh
Rochester, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2017

We just came back from Italy is this is truly the closest you can get to the amazing food of the country! Great food and wonderful service. We will DEFINITELY be back!

Thank Juleen S
Webster, New York
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2016

it was our first visit and we cannot understand why it took us so long to come here for a meal! Just a wonderful dining experience. Great service and delicious food. The small wine room made it very intimate and quiet. Definitely will being dining here again.

Thank Redwing88
Rochester, New York
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2016

It was not my birthday but a friends- the fresh seafood is better than ANYWHERE else around Rochester. I try to go Tuesday or Wednesday- fresh fish delivered on Tuesday and Friday. I had the Corvina - similar to halibut, prepared in a Mediterranean style- it was Heaven on a plate. And my friend had another fresh fish selection with... More 

Thank johnthedentist64
Rochester, NY
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Another trip to Restorante Lucano and anther EXCELLENT experience. We took friends that had never had the pleasure of dining there before. We were greeted by Joann and Chuck, the owners, and joined our friends at the bar for a pre-dinner cocktail. The cocktail lounge area is warm and comfortable area and ample seating for early arrivals. We were seated... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-244-3460

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