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Review of Cafe Lucia

Cafe Lucia
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Ranked #5 of 99 Restaurants in Healdsburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Matheson
Description: Brother and sister team (Chef Manuel and Lucia as your host) share a passion for food and their Portuguese heritage in a full-service restaurant featuring Cozinha Nova Portuguesa - "new Portuguese cuisine" - celebrating the varied and complex flavors of Portugal, adapted to the immense offerings of top-quality ingredients from Sonoma County.
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Cafe Lucia is a great restaurant with a beautiful patio and cool atmosphere. The food was beautifully prepared and brought out promptly! It is a gem tucked away in a cute town.

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Thank pinkkfeathers
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Reviewed August 17, 2014

We really enjoyed our dinner here. Highly recommend the fishermans stew, well executed and flavorful. Attentive wait staff in a quiet atmosphere. The patio was quite breezy, so I'd recommend a seat indoors.

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Thank IciclesinNJ
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stopped in here for lunch while exploring Healdsburg. It's tucked away and has a great open air patio. The service was wonderful and we enjoyed Heirloom tomato salads, crab pitas, stews and mussels among our table. I would definitely recommend this gem and would love to go back. Very reasonably priced for the area.

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Thank CnJ-July9
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Reviewed August 10, 2014

A nice glass of Portuguese wine recommended and allowed a taste first. Great variety of starters and mains and many really interesting. Everything fresh and mostly organic.

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Thank nonobanana
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Reviewed August 3, 2014

It was the start of our anniversary weekend in Sonoma and we started here at Cafe Lucia on a Saturday night. We heard of the restaurant as the chef de cuisine is a brother of one of our friends. It was a little difficult to find at first (our first trip to Healdsburg as well) as it is tucked off the street and about a block away from the square. Don't give up this place is definitely a find. The photos posted by others are accurate. This night most diners had opted to eat outside, but we went for inside. As one other reviewer noted, the seating is spaced adequately for quiet conversation and privacy. Chairs are comfortable and service is spot on from the moment we arrived. Started with the "tomato water" a shooter of tomato water, olive oil, and herbs! Refreshing. My husband started with the PAN ROASTED MUSSELS with CHOURIÇO and I opted for the salad special -Portuguese take on caprisi salad. He said the mussels were great, and my tomatoes were excellent. He had the FEIJOADA COMPLETA, and I had the PORK TENDERLOIN "RECHEADO". They were both expertly cooked and presented. These are first rate presentations that serve a large portion of food. We were so full that we did not take part of the deserts but it was the first time I had ever heard my husband say he was sorry he didn't have room for dessert. The sangria was also most excellent. Next time we are in Healdsburg we will be hard pressed to try any other restaurant!

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Thank 1redheartz
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