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Luci Ancora

2060 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1333
+1 651-698-6889
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 2 min
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2060 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1333
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the Cities and catching up with friends we rarely see, and we got babysitters, reservations, and made a special night of it. Portion size is tasteful, and the food is all prepared with careful attention to quality. The only disappointment was the caprese, which...More

Thank JSSKansas
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Each dish only had one flavor and it was overpowering. The Caesar salad was garlic, the carbonara was black pepper, and the dessert was almond extract. The service was good and the texture of the bread and pasta were great, but each dish only hit...More

Thank KatieCole
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Luci Ancora has quickly become a favorite place for our special-occasion dinners out. The quiet and very pretty dining room feels just elegant enough, and the wait staff is knowledgeable and helpful. Food is served at a relaxed pace, so if you're headed to an...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 18 July 2017

What a fun and memorable evening! Maria at Luci Ancore put together a beautifully presented and excellent multi course meal, with appropriate wine pairings. In planning and during the dinner, staff was professional yet always accommodating and welcoming. They structured the evening to flow comfortably,...More

Thank chewitravels
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Even after many years it is still my favorite dining experience in the twin cities. Leave behind the large screen tv's and noise and step into a lovely, comfortable yet casual dining room nicely remodeled.TheTuesday -Thursday tasting menu for 4 courses at $25 is a...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely dinner with quiet atmosphere and solid wine list. We ordered the shrimp tempura appetizer which was ok but nothing special. This was disappointing since I remember a really lovely shrimp appetizer from a few years back. The Caesar salad was good and fresh. Had...More

Thank tscollett
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We've eaten here many times - it is our favorite place especially for the fact that the chef is always happy to accommodate special requests for dietary restrictions, and their ad lib creations have been wonderful. The ambiance and decor is not the most romantic...More

Thank WalawalaFam
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had dinner there with another couple on a Saturday night. Our table was available within minutes of us arriving, the service was wonderful, and the wine list adequate and reasonably priced. The atmosphere was friendly and just the right noise level; decor was spartan...More

Thank Brenton S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

the food is pretty good, what there is of it. be forewarned the portions are small. the prices are on the high side. service is ok to good. parking can be difficult though they do have their own small lot. minneapolis st. paul is not...More

Thank tsw140
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited for a date night, as we live only a few blocks away. The staff were great, and we felt very welcome. The atmosphere is quaint and warm, and we felt very comfortable at our romantic table by the window. The...More

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21 November 2017|
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Response from LuciInsider | Property representative |
Hi, apologies for the delay in response. Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, Luci Ancora is open for lunch Tuesday through Friday 11:30-2pm. We look forward to your visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2060 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1333
    (Cleveland Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-6889
Italian Cucina featuring Nightly Tasting Menus and a la carte dining in comfortable elegance. Pre-show dinner favorite among theatre goers, enjoy fresh pastas, seasonal fish, and estate bottled wines from 50+ producers. Best business lunch in the neighborhood. Visit our website for up to date menu and special event details!
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