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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 31 May 2021 via mobile

It was my first time visiting Luca’s and from all the good reviews, I really expected more. Great service and ambiance but the food was average. Perhaps it’s my fault for ordering steak at an Italian restaurant but I could have had a better steak...for half the price (or the same price) anywhere else. I know it’s Covid times but we could not even see a menu or wine list. Not everyone wants to scroll on their phone for a tiny menu - am I just old fashioned!?! The focaccia bread was nice but again - nothing special. I’ll definitely think twice about going back.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 11 May 2021 via mobile

We read reviews before going to Luca’s for dinner and they were mostly great but sadly our excitement was short lived. Perhaps it was just a bad night. Four of us, one vegetarian, one vegan and two omnivores went for dinner. Our waiter couldn’t find...a vegan option so asked for the salad minus the cheese but it arrived with egg which we picked out. The melanzane was not great and the calamari starter was burnt. Luckily the wine was good as was the company.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 13 March 2020 via mobile

Nice authentic Italian restaurant where service is good , food is well prepared and value for money eith the owner in attendance to ensure you are well looked after . Strongly recommend for s as n afternoon or early evening meal

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020

Nice vibe, good food and excellent service. The owner/manager stopped at every table which was quite special

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 15 December 2019 via mobile

Still the best !! We’ve been enjoying Luca’s excellent food for the past 20 years (at least !! Morningside days ! ) we decided to go for a Sunday lunch and what a feast it was . Midnight was a true gent as usual and...the food was amazing ( my son said it was the best pizza he had in 2019 ! ) . The service and attention to detail cannot be matched ! Thanks to Luca and his team - you are all amazing . Enjoy your Holidays .More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 14 December 2019 via mobile

Comprehensive wine list, very nice pizzas with a thin crust, tried a couple of nice starters, this is as closed to an real Italian restaurant as it can get in south africa

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 26 November 2019

My son and I arrived with no booking on a Monday evening (pensioners get 25% off on Mondays) and were warmly welcomed and seated quickly. We ordered pasta and a bottle of red wine, both being superb in taste and value, and with very friendly...and efficient service. This restaurant has a very pleasant ambience whether you're sitting inside or out. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here so highly recommended if you fancy home Italian cooking. Thank you Luca’s, we will come again.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 2 November 2019

Lucas is a little place in Rivonia, it has wonderful staff, fantastic food and an extensive wine list. They use only the freshest ingredients, along with genuine products imported from italy. Quality is king at Luca's with no shortcuts taken in the kitchen, all from...fresh cream and butter to crisp lettuce, you won't find any of that Meadowlands "cream" or butter substitutes here that all too many restaurants and hotels use. A roaring wood fire pizza oven, friendly smiling staff and a great meal is what you will find here!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 17 September 2019

Food was good, not all the dishes came out at the same time, had to wait a few minutes for one person. Very well light cool light.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 4 September 2019

A lovely authentic Italian restuarant. Relaxed & comfortable atmosphere. Good selection of food and great quality.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Luca's Ristorante Italiano is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4