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Luca's

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Cnr Rivonia and Outspan Roads, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
+27 87 550 3533
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We could feel the warm, welcoming Italian vibe as soon as we walked in! Lovely round tables (ideal for family dinners) and very friendly and efficient staff. We ordered two salads for the tables and it was the first time I've ever seen the bowls leave the table CLEAN! Amazing (apparently home-made, secret recipe?) salad dressing! Quite pricey, but so... More 

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Thank 007annika
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Twenty of us went for dinner. We were given a long table in the middle of the bustling restaurant, three quarters full by 7.30pm on a Thursday night. The wine list has a good selection of South African wines - makes a change to see local produce favoured these day - along with Italian and French. The menu offers a... More 

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Thank Gavin W
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

If you looking for clams and muddle tomato soup or pasta this is place. Flavoring and nice spices. Restaurant furniture is ok but need to be clean more Also service was quiet and slow. Pasta fruto di mare and clams and muscle soup must have there. Ask for bread is nice no sure if is restaurant made.

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Thank Sandra E
Johannesburg, South Africa
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267 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great little restaurant just off Rivonia Road offramp. Food is great, wine selection is good. When it is busy the service does suffer a little.

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Thank Jenny i
Bryanston, South Africa
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Best Italian food in the north, super friendly staff, great atmosphere and great wine list. Proper wood fire oven pizza, great of the whole family or business.

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Thank William T
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

As a regular patron of the restaurant I was disappointed by the owners blasé attitude when my cellphone was stolen off the table on Friday the 30th of September 2016. As a result of the owners blasé attitude I will not be going back. I think more could have been done or more concern shown regardless of it being my... More 

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Thank Warren B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

So far each time I've been I've enjoyed eating out at Luca's. The food is good and the waiters are excellent. Delicious salad!

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Thank CarmenKloeck
Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

All round fantastic flavours of Italy and excellent service. We were a large table but they managed to serve us all at once. Lovely spot!

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Thank Candz33
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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262 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

It is a long time since my husband could enjoy a traditional Italian tripe dish ..... at last he did at Luca's! The veal with porchini, the lamb and Osso Bucco were all excellent! Luca comes to the table with a warm, energetic welcome and the waiters are friendly and professional. An excellent wine choice compliments the food! Highly recommended......... More 

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Thank Robyn168
Pretoria, South Africa
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We were 4 in our party. We all ordered various pasta dishes. The pasta was very good and so was the service. It is on the pricey side though. The Alfredo se moer is scrumptious and highly recommended. For desert hubby had a chocolate cake that brought tears to my eyes - to die for.

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Thank Una L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Rivonia and Outspan Roads, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 87 550 3533

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