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Lucia's Restaurant and Wine Bar

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££ - £££
Uptown
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1432 W 31st St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2605
+1 612-825-1572
Today
08:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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Boulder, Colorado
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trouble is I've known Lucia's for a long time so this is a compare and contrast review. For a decade I was there at least weekly and knew many of the staff. That was the golden era. When Lucia sold it to a "local Uptown developer" changes were immediate. That was three years ago or so, and it's declining... More 

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Thank icysparkle
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blood orange mimosa, lamb sausage & eggs, and hashbrowns with duck fat. All delicious and well served. A place you will want to return to.

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Thank Sailuver
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Lucia's once led the way to high quality food in Minneapolis, but no longer. Inedible is how my tolerant party described range of dishes. Quality of ingredients is dreadful and preparations are pedestrian. This was our last visit after decades of coming to Lucia's.

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Thank LRJ1959
Andover, Minnesota
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The food was not impressive. The soup I had looked and tasted like it was from a can and they added cabbage to it. I also had the hash browns that were so soaked in grease that it ruined the taste and was not crunchy at all. The menu sounds amazing, but it is not what you think. My Husband... More 

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Thank lindalawrence2063
marinette wi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We almost always try to eat at Lucia's when visiting Minneapolis. Not sure if the have a new chef or just a bad night. My wife's fried chicken was under cooked and nothing we couldn't have done better at home. My fried pork was salt, pepper and dropped in a fry pan as well, Absolutely no creativity. Is this the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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474 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Oh my! We happened to go here during Restaurant Week so they had a special menu. Our waiter was friendly and approachable. He was able to answer our questions about the menu items. Our food came in good time and was served hot. Everything tasted wonderful! The menu is limited and changes seasonally. Gorgeous presentation. My suggestion: make a reservation,... More 

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1 Thank Chris L
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

this was my first visit to the restaurant. A limited menu but this is down to the freshness of the items available. Good beer and wine choice to accompany an excellently prepared meal. Staff were very curteous , impeccable service and reasonably priced. I will be visiting again when in Minneapolis

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Thank Haydn M
Portland, Oregon
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Not a large menu so may want to scan on internet before you go. Great salads and deserts. Nice setting and nice staff who were professional and made it a nice experience. Reserved on Open Table. Nice bakery next door they also run where you can pick up something for breakfast if you are traveling. I think it closes at... More 

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Thank Jagurundi
Mpls, MN
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Never had a bad experience. Food is always fresh and well prepared. Wine recommendations are thoughtful. Impeccable service. Nice decor.

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Thank mbyrnefire
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We had high expectations, and weren't disappointed. The food was exceptional and finely presented, the service was spot on, and the pricing surprisingly reasonable. I found the wine pairings were a perfect accompaniment to my meal. We will go back! There is also a delightful wine bar next door.

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Thank Melody L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1432 W 31st St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2605
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-825-1572

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?