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711 N Grant St, Denver, CO 80203-3508
+1 303-832-6600
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fusilli” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“tri colore” (2 reviews)
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711 N Grant St, Denver, CO 80203-3508
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Great! Neighborhood joint that screams it wants sincerity, a la a true Italiano eatery. Markus is an incredible talent there. He knows his food and he knows his wine. Inside and out. But we were discouraged by the anorexic French style portions served....More

Thank Anne Marie P
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

First time diners. Really impressed. Beginning with the sweetest valet attendant. Greeted warmly in restaurant and served by a real professional. Food was unbelievably excellent and the Fusilli was extraordinaire! Love it.

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. It reminded me of a typical family restaurant we experienced in Italy. The menu is innovative but traditionally Italian. Everything we had was delicious. The wine list is impressive. Service was impeccable. Give it a try.

Thank MileHigh15
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I'll give the disclaimer that I'm a pretty picky reviewer on Italian restaurants due to the inevitable comparison to my Italian grandmother's cooking as well as other Italian friends and relatives. I had high hopes for Luca based on the review and the website discussion...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A girlfriend of ours is the bartender here, so we scheduled a girls' night to go see her. Of course she wasn't in that night! But we went anyway. We had an amazing evening. The service was delightful and the food was amazing. My friend...More

Thank bubblesbubbles
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere, the people, the energy and of course THE FOOD is simply AMAZING! John was our wait server and was a lot of fun, attentive to our group and well informed of the menu! This is a place where the manager "Jim" will come...More

Thank Whoizu
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We ate there with a large group of people. Luca's had a good selection of drinks from their bar, great margarita!, and a very nice Super Tuscan wine with dinner. The charcuterie plate was very good and my meatball appetizer was great! The calimari was...More

Thank NRMEdgmont
Reviewed 24 March 2017

small local Italian restaurant. Yummy mushroom risotto. Just the right portion. Service was attentive and friendly. the pasta selection was good as well. Don't recall name of other pasta dish but it was also very good.

Thank Trvlchnnl
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We ate here on a Saturday night and the restaurant was full but they fit us in at the bar. The staff was very attentive and friendly. We had salad, two pasta dishes,pizza and dessert. After visiting Italy this past summer we found the food...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The Ligurian Stew was very flavorful and came with extremely generous portion of seafood, particularly PEI mussels. Be prepared to spend several minutes shucking them - it was the most we've ever seen on a single entree. The Veal Saltimbocca was good; I hadn't had...More

Thank Brent L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 25 - USD 40
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 N Grant St, Denver, CO 80203-3508
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 303-832-6600
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Opened in February 2003, Luca is where food marries art. Chef Frank Bonanno features house-made salumi, a variety of fresh breads, pastas and cheeses. The menu reflects authentic Italian dishes inspired by the Piedmont, Tuscan and Sicilian regions, all prepared with the season's finest ingredients.
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