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Luca on James

436 W James St, Lancaster, PA 17603-2833
+1 717-553-5770
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prosciutto” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (70 reviews)
“antipasti” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
436 W James St, Lancaster, PA 17603-2833
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The butterscotch pudding is to die for! We came to LUCA after a terrible meal at a Japanese restaurant somewhat near by...we were desperate for something good. They closed the patio at 9pm for the sake of their neighbors because of the noise level. Inside...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hospitality. Amore por la vita – love of life. Mangia! Chef Taylor Mason has found a way to graft his philosophical view of service, cooking and hospitality onto a skillset as both a chef and restaurant entrepreneur. Not yet fully rested from the birth of...More

Thank truefeedback
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the first time this week and was absolutely charmed by the place. We ordered too many things, couldn't help ourselves. The carpaccio was terrific and the pizza was the best I've ever had. It's quite a scene but not so much as to...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great night! Sat on the patio. Minimal wait. Friendly server-Amelia! The pizza was amazing. Only issue was pricey and some of the menu items too trendy. Does anyone really need squid ink on there calamari? Really? Lol.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Son and I had dinner there. He had the gnocchi which was very good. I had the risotto which I enjoyed - true risotto.Last time I had a pizza which was very tasty but they were very stingy with the toppings! Don't think I would...More

Thank kathyconnorsesq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't throw it out there however coming from a Certified Sommelier & beverage industry professional. Their wine/cocktail/spirits menu is THE BEST in lancaster. Not sugar coating this sh*t, much respect. Going in, don't have a mindset of what your experience will be, it's going...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 7 June 2018

My wife and I walked in on a Saturday at about 5:00 PM. We were told no tables would be available until after 8:30 PM. We were told to look for a place at the bar or put our names down for the community table...More

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This restaurant is good, but the portions are tiny, making it expensive. The customer serve is very good. Make a reservation days in advance! The food was good, just expensive, so sadly we will only be going on special occasions.

Thank flygirl123
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Our group ordered 4 small plates and 2 pizzas and all of it was really tasty. My favorites of the night where the beet salad and the Norcia pizza. It MAY have been the best pizza I’ve ever had and I’ve had a LOT. The...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Impressed with the seasonal additions to the menu. We had the Woodgrilled Asparagus and the Peas and Pecorino as shared appetizers - both screamed SPRING. Then we shared the Rampzilla pizza which sported braised wild ramps, mozzarella and ramp pesto. It was excellent! Our favorite...More

Thank JSE402
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Rebecca B | Reviewed this property |
No, it is casual. However, I would use good taste when assuming how casual ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 436 W James St, Lancaster, PA 17603-2833
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-553-5770
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