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Lucca Cafe & Market

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6507 Quail Hill Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92603-4231 (Sand Canyon)
+1 949-725-1773
17:00 - 21:00
09:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 14:00
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irvine, ca
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I have had many lunches and dinners at Lucca. Always a great dining experience. I don't know what happened this evening. My Short Rib Bordelaise was completely devoid of flavor. It's not a good sign when I have to keep using the salt shaker. My companion had the Very Large Raviolis, with shrimp. She declared it, 'not good'. On a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Brunch was amazing, the menu very eclectic and themed a 'Mediterranean' eatery. In fact, multi-year winner for its Mediterranean delights. It's just not clearly demonstrated in the menu that truly hits multiple regions and does it well. For breakfast/brunch they have both traditional and the unusual. The ingredients seemed abundantly fresh and well crafted. The selections can please even the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Ordered food for pick up. They forgot half of the order and restaurant was almost empty. I live close by and everytime I go back it worse than before. I am done. Never again. The quality of the pasta was poor also.

Thank s-known
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good. However, because the restaurant closes at 2, we were not able to order a dessert. The manager did allow us to sit and visit on the patio for another few minutes.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

It's a European sea bass. They crisply cook the outside and the inside stays moist. Light delicate and cooked perfect. Friendly staff and beautiful setting.

Thank Sailing_Sweetie
Laguna Niguel, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Lucca Café is a hidden gem! The restaurant serves Mediterranean-style cuisine. They pride themselves on serving organic foods, healthy proteins, and incredible homemade sauces and pastries. Their soups are out of this world, and the salad dressings are delicious. I have actually bought the dressing to serve at home. Lucca Cafe's entries are creative with beautiful, fresh herbs and... More 

Thank lindalcox
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Our mahimahi was over cooked and dry. The sauce over it was tasty. Our polenta plate was seriously salty. Would not recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

the ambiance was great and the food and service was terrific. We had the lamb chops and they created a special salad just for us. .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Greeted with enthusiasm, served with cheer and delighted with sumptuous food. Wild Arugula and Butternut Squash salad was divine. Server was always on the spot but not intrusive.

Thank Andrea V
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

A family visit to a restaurant on Friday night resulted in a a complete disappointment. everything we ordered ranged from below average to poor quality: tomato soup tasted like canned one, pasta and fish were drowning in oil (not sure it was olive) and ravioli have no relationship to the ones that they cook in Italy. Poor service and helpless... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
09:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6507 Quail Hill Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92603-4231
    (Sand Canyon)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-725-1773

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