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Ristorante Lucano

1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
+1 585-244-3460
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“orecchiette” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a solid classic Italian restaurant in town, then this is your place. Best veal chop in the city, great lamb chops. I tried the baramundi fish the last time I was there, in a panco walnut crust. Delicious! Excellent wine list....More

Thank Josh547
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a party of 6. We were celebrating my son's Birthday and Graduation. It was a nice experience. All food we ordered was just simply delicious. Thank you very much

Thank alynya
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Cozy restaurant with tuscan decor located in small plaza close to city and Town of Brighton border. Creative menu choices, high quality food, friendly and welcoming owners and servers. Lots of specials.

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We ate at this restaurant for the first time a couple of weeks ago. It will not be our last! The food and menu choices were terrific and the service very attentive. We were warmly greeted upon arrival and were assured our table was ready...More

1  Thank ConesusLaker
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Mushroom soup app was outstanding. The fish presentations were so nicely done! Atmosphere is pleasant and it's a great choice for a pleasant evening.

Thank LKG609
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Located in a tiny plaza on the other side of East Avenue from a gigantic grocery store, it is almost impossible to know that it is there. It must be word of mouth that brings people in. We came on a Saturday evening and the...More

1  Thank mcahill6912
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We are visiting the Finger Lakes region and pulled into Rochester late on Saturday. On the basis of other 5 star reviews, we went here with no reservation, hoping to score a bar table. The owners graciously tucked us into a corner. We then were...More

Thank Linda1117
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The owners are alway present! Great for consistency! Love eating g at the bar! Menu is awesome. Carly is a wonderful waitstaff person!!!

Thank JohnandBrian
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My wife and I have frequented Ristorante Lucano many times and most recently last night (6-15-17) and yet again, had a great, authentic Italian meal and enjoyed the friendliness of the owners Chuck & JoAnn and their wonderful staff. Italian food? The "real deal"! There's...More

Thank Wally P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Very good food. A little expensive but worth it to know that you won't be rushed, and can enjoy a meal in a quiet environment so you can hear your conversations!! Been coming for years and I suggest they change the menu a little as...More

2  Thank micromom21
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16 June 2016|
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Response from howardkatz | Reviewed this property |
Don't know
3 October 2015|
Response from howardkatz | Reviewed this property |
They have a full abr.
Mary B
30 September 2015|
Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
The fact that Lucanos is listed at #7 and Amore is listed at #333 sort of says it all. Also remember that the public writes these reviews, not a person who's job it is to review restaurants. Why else would you have sub shops... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-244-3460
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