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About Cafe Lucci
Cafe Lucci’s motto, “Good Food, Good Wine, Good People,” is the distinguishing hallmark of this North Shore family-owned and operated restaurant, which is a favorite for neighborhood regulars, including many executives and professionals who hail from nearby corporations and businesses. Cafe Lucci also is a weekend and special-occasion destination for many folks who live in Chicago and have discovered an exceptional dining experience in Glenview.
Glenview, IL 60025
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: open for parties of 30 or more only;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm,
Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet and private lot available.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Located on the second floor, our private room can accommodate up to 80 people, boast it's own private bar and sound system making it the perfect gathering place for any occasion and offer a beautiful atmosphere with fantastic food and great service. It also features, The Wine Room, a unique space lined with bottles of wine that is conducive to private wine tastings or intimate dinners for 10 to 12 guests.
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Cafe Lucci Ratings and Reviews
We dined on a Sunday night and the place was about 1/2 full. The noise level was perfect for conversation. The waiter was very attentive, almost too much, but woukd prefer this other than the opposite.
The food quality was very good. We had a mix a pastas, chicken & veal. The portions were larger and the food was served hot which was great. There were at about 10 specials and there was a large & diverse menu. The prices were a few $ more than typical. We will return!
The food was wonderful, the drinks were really good. The reason I gave it a 3 overall is because of something really odd. We were a party of 3; we ordered 3 drinks, 2 of them old fashioneds. When the bill came, 1 of them was $8.50 and the other was $10.50! When we asked about it, the first answer was because they were "rocks" drinks. The 2nd answer (by the mgr) was they'd done it that way for over 20 years (?!?!?), a non-answer that always gets my back up. The 3rd answer (by mgr) was because they had more alcohol in it, so think of it as $9.50 each. Huh?? Then why weren't they both $9.50? Did one of them have more booze than the other? If so, why? None of the answers made any sense. However, given all that, we would probably go back.
This was the first time in over ten years I'd been to Cafe Lucci. I'd forgotten just how fabulous they are. The food was excellent, the service superb, and the atmosphere was lovely. Everyone enjoyed their meal. I've been there many times in the past when I worked in the area. They were the go to for lunch meetings, and often for dinner meetings also. It's nice to see they've maintained their high standards all these years. I highly recommend them!
We've eaten here many times. We ask for the back room since the ceiling is lower and its quieter. This time there were 5 of us celebrating a birthday. Waiter was funny when I couldn't decide on a wine he brought me a sample of each which is nice. I ordered pasta and meatballs for the first time and I didn't like the meatballs as they were red pepper spicy and maybe had pork in them. My brother like his though. They brought us a tasty piece of chocolate cake for the birthday. It's expensive for the wine and food.
Great place for holiday meals. Thanksgiving special 3-course meal is great value and is delicious! There is also the regular menu and great specials to order from. Rack of lamb was superb, cooked to order and seasoned with herbs. The menu offers something for everyone’s taste. Execellent service! Desserts are not to be missed.
Server was rude when asked a question. So noisy you could barely hear anyone. Charged an extra $5.00 for gluten free pasta. Bar filled with crude people and overflow crowded standing in hallway. Friend was told one thing about a dish, but received something else. No sooner finished server wanted us to order dessert. He was sweating the whole time and wiping it on his sleeve!! Gross.
We have drive by Cafe Lucci several times, reminding ourselves we want to eat there next time we are in town. Finally made it, and am I glad! The food, classic Italian with just a touch of something new, was excellent. Service too. It was a Sunday night, so it was quiet. But we had seen it packed the night before. So maybe it is louder than our experience. We’ll be back the next time we are in town!
Haven’t been here in years. Recently went with another couple that have never been there. We each got something different and we each loved our dishes. Chicken and peppers, veal medallions, pasta with filet and mushrooms. They don’t do lasagna but suggested rigatoni. And it was very good. The fish dishes sounded like something we’ll try next time. We will DEFINITELY go back again.
The staff is very nice. From the valet to the manager. You are greeted in a very warm way and feel very welcome.
The Chicken V and the Chicken P are some of the best Italian chicken dishes I have every had in the burbs or city. The sausage is terrific!!!!
I can not wait to come back. Love that chicken!!!!
This was our first time dining here.
The food was very good. We got the almond crusted Halibut special served with California vegetable medley. Both were cooked perfectly, and although the halibut needed a little more seasoning, I preferred it over being overly salty. The wine was a very good and a great value for a cab by the glass. The service was outstanding!! Their menu offers many choices. Will definitely be back!
I had the chicken Caprese special and it was delicious. Among other attributes, the tomato sauce is worth special mention. I would imagine that any other dish with the tomato sauce would also be good. Place was a little loud. It was a Sunday evening but the place was packed. Make reservations!
Another memorable aspect was the valet, of all things. Although there were quite a few cars in the lot and he was alone on duty, he had our car waiting for us as soon as we came out the door. No waiting. Unusual. Nice friendly guy too.
I have eaten at Cafe Lucci several times. I'd like to say that it's a neighborhood secret in a location that few people would consider for a restaurant, but it's always packed so the secret is out. The small kitchen is staffed by a team that has been working together for years. They churn out flawless meals at a pace that I can only imagine. The wait staff is as professional as any Michelin-starred restaurant downtown and it's always interesting to see how many people hug and kiss their waiter when they are leaving - really says a lot for customer loyalty and relationship. The food was terrific - perfect pasta, authentic recipes, all served with class. I will continue to take people there for personal and business occasions.
We had a very enjoyable dinner at Café Lucci. We waited for our friend in the bar and found the bartender engaging and the entire bar was very friendly. We then sat down to a delicious dinner. The waiter was very helpful with the selections. The wine list was very good and overall we had a wonderful evening. We were one of the last to leave and did not feel rushed at all. I have gone to Café Lucci for lunch many times, but found dinner to be very enjoyable with a wonderful atmosphere. Thank you.
This is our go too Italian place in the northwest suburbs. The food is always great. It can get noisy so we always ask for a table in the back room which is quieter and go early it gets crowded after 6:60 on weekends. We meet another couple for dinner and all 4 of us loved our food and the waiter was great.
Cafe Lucci never disappoints!! - great food, excellent service, creative dishes and always a nice variety of items on the special menu and the regular menu to choose from. Everyone should be able to find something to enjoy. Brother-in-law said his filet was cooked to his request of med-rare and melted in his mouth. His wife and I had the pasta special of fettuccine with shrimps, scallops in a white wine sauce with spinach. Delicious!! Portions were abundant and us gals went away with a lunch serving for the next day. Desserts are not to be missed, nor the delicious coffee. All the desserts are scrumptious. And, yes, we have tried them all over the many years we have been dining at Cafe Lucci. Bobby and his staff are always welcoming and make us feel special.
The waiter during the early afternoon was great, good humor and personable. The food was very good. The one drawback is that the bathrooms are upstairs and no ramp to push a wheelchair up. We had to carry the wheelchair up and down about five stairs and the wheelchair just fit inside the door, but not into the toilet area. I thought all restaurants needed to be handicapped accessible.
Jeff our waiter was incredible and we enjoyed meeting him. Bobby has always managed and run a great establishment. Quality, Service, and sanitation appear excellent and get very high marks. This is a place we visit a couple of times per year and have never been disappointing. The calamari was cooked to perfection and the veal parm with the combination of cheeses, eggplant, prosciutto and of course veal is really very nice. The only downside is the tight parking lot but the restaurant is so good you learn quickly to visit early so you can get an easy to exit parking place, or use the parking service.
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