About Lucca Restaurant & Bar
Nestled between Midtown and Downtown Sacramento, Lucca Restaurant offers a California Mediterranean influenced menu that is reasonably priced, with a vast selection of fresh and delicious menu choices. We seek to highlight the abundance of locally grown meats and produce while graciously serving you in a classy, comfortable and inviting setting.
Californian, Mediterranean, Italian
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm.
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm.
16th and J Street
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
We have several private dining options for you to enjoy. Our Mirror Room is available for any occasion and comfortably seats 80+ guests. Long mirrors flank every wall with grace and elegance. For a lovely outdoor setting, our covered patio with waterfalls and a fireplace is also a dining option to consider for large parties or private parties up to 70 people. Our Starlight Patio is a lush private patio for smaller groups up to 30.
Private Party Contact:
Glenn Stewart: 9166695300
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Lucca Restaurant & Bar Ratings and Reviews
Went for dinner before going to see Pent ...
Went for dinner before going to see Pentatonix at the Golden 1 Center. Able to have 3 courses in a reasonable amount of time and take a Lyft to the Center. Food was great, as always. The root vegetables sauted with bacon served with the grilled pork chop were delicious. Probably not the healthiest but worth it! Been a long time customer and I will continue to return.
WE had an amazing dinner at Lucca's. Th ...
WE had an amazing dinner at Lucca's. The service was outstanding and the food was over the top! The only down side is that we ate on the patio and it was a bit loud. Several large group seemed to dominate the space.
My daughter had a birthday. They all wi ...
My daughter had a birthday. They all wished us a happy one. Our appetizer was roasted Brussel sprouts that were really delicious. We each had a sandwich, her the chicken and I had the special roast beef. They were both large and really good. We skipped dessert, but the selections were large and interesting.
I've been disappointed the last three ti ...
I've been disappointed the last three times I've been to Lucca. The service has been lackluster and the food has been hit-or-miss. When you choose the right menu items, things can be really delicious there, but it's not consistent. The value is good as is the location.
The food was good. Had a great time. ...
The food was good. Had a great time. Service was good. Just didn't like that there are no prices on the menus Didn't know what my final bill would b until I got it. I ordered a bowl of olives. It was good but how much did I pay for a small bowl of olives.
It was a lovely balmy evening and we had ...
It was a lovely balmy evening and we had a table for four in the beautiful outdoor area. It was elegant and spacious and shady and not at all noisy. The food was superb - I had the sea-bass special on a bed of sweetcorn - it was delicious. The service was friendly, prompt and efficient, but not rushed or crowded. We tried several of the house cocktails and they were all really excellent and unusual, not the usual run-of-the-mill overpriced drinks you often get. The house wines were good too. The price of the actual meal was not cheap but was good value for the quality we experienced. The place was neither too formal nor too informal. We researched a number of restaurants on the internet and were so glad we had settled on this one, it was the perfect choice.
We have been going to Lucca Restaurant f ...
We have been going to Lucca Restaurant for several years. Our go-to place for special occasions as well as just a casual night out. The food & service is consistently great! Can't wait for them to open up the Sloughhouse Inn! Lucca food closer to home!
I took a friend who was visiting from So ...
I took a friend who was visiting from SoCal to dinner at Lucca. He is a wine and food connoisseur who eats out often (b/c of his line of business) and he gets tired of the usual steak, chicken, salmon, salad, etc. that most restaurants serve (yes, even the high-end places). It was a Friday night and the special was the 12 oz. ribeye and the pan-seared sea scallops. I ordered the steak and, as usual, it was delicious. My friend ordered the scallops and he was extremely impressed with the way they were prepared as well as presented. Although you did not have the Goldeneye pinot available, we had the Frank Farms pinot which was delightful, tasteful, and paired excellently with both of our meals. Our waiter was friendly and helpful, and he didn't mind milling the pepper on my friend's salad for what seemed like an eternity (LOL). The restaurant was packed (inside and out), yet we were able to talk and hear each other without having to shout or raise our voices. The entire evening was wonderful and the true testament to your restaurant and staff is that my friend is looking forward to his next trip to NorCal so he can eat at your establishment. Thank you!!
Due to traffic, we were very late for ou ...
Due to traffic, we were very late for our reservation and had little time to enjoy a meal because we had theater tickets. The server understood and suggested what we might do to have a meal and make the play both. It worked out very well. The food was excellent and we will definitely go back when we can actually sit and enjoy a leisurely meal.
Very Noisy upon arrival, so we requested ...
Very Noisy upon arrival, so we requested to NOT be seated by the large noisy party on the patio, we were assured they were leaving. An hour later, they still were making so much noise, we could not talk at our table of three. I asked the management to quieten the other guests down - they REFUSED. They offered, instead to reseat us - unbelievable! Last time I was there several months ago, I watched a fist fight erupt at the next table, a man cussing and then stomping out, and again the management did not call the police, nor do anything to alleviate the angry and potentially dangerous situation. I will never go back to Lucca as they do not protect their innocent, intelligent and peaceful guests.
We were meeting my son's college roommat ...
We were meeting my son's college roommate and his family from out of state. We couldn't have asked for a better evening. We had a beautiful table outside, staff was attentive, but not too much so, & wine & food was terrific! Thank you!
Lucca is my go to restaurant in downtown ...
Lucca is my go to restaurant in downtown Sacramento. The food is WONDERFUL, the staff very accommodating. It can be loud in the evenings, but when you sit outside or near the open wall of windows, it is a delight.
A very good local place to eat, as simpl ...
A very good local place to eat, as simple as that. I'm not going to drive two hours to eat here but if you're in town having lunch or dinner with friends, this place is great. The food is very good, daily specials and the service is excellent.
If you have not tried Lucca's, you need to make the trip.
In Sacramento for business one night. I ...
In Sacramento for business one night. I was looking for something simple, not expensive yet good quality. Lucca did not disappoint. Great menu with ample choices. The quality of the ingredients was clearly fresh. Good overall service with knowledgeable staff. I'll definitely go again.
We had not been to Lucca's in quite a lo ...
We had not been to Lucca's in quite a long time. Don't know why, just hadn't. However, our return was well worth it. The noise level was such, that conversation was easy. The food was very good. All plates, small through entrée, were well prepared and well presented. Fortunately, the waiter suggested splitting the faro and plum salad, otherwise it would have been too much food for one person. Nonetheless, it was delicious. All in all, it was a great dinner after a pleasant evening at the theatre.
Love the atmosphere, but waiter seemed t ...
Love the atmosphere, but waiter seemed to want to be someplace else. Food was just ok. Ordered a cocktail when we ordered dinner, but still hadn't received it after dishes were brought out. And even then, had to remind him.
We had a an excellent time at Lucca's. T ...
We had a an excellent time at Lucca's. This was our first time at the restaurant. The food was delicious and the service was spot on. This is an excellent restaurant to go to before a play or just on a night out on the town. We will be back
Friendly and efficient staff makes the p ...
Friendly and efficient staff makes the pre/post theater dining experience a joy. They provide reasonable valet parking and even a discount when showing your theater tickets. Besides that, the food is top notch, using farm fresh ingredients and an imaginative menu. Dining a Lucca's is a win-win experience.
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