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Cafe Lucia

688 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Just steps away from Healdsburg’s landmark plaza, Café Lucia invites you to a leisurely meal in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere made warm and cozy by hanging canvas prints of landscapes and scenery from the Azores and Portugal, and the wooden tables fashioned from old wine boxes. Enjoy a casual lunch in the courtyard or and evening meal served al fresco with Fado, the tradional music of Portugal, playing in the background. Best of all, of course, is the genuinely caring service and food, which will leave you completely sated yet somehow craving more.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Portuguese, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch: W-F 11:30am-2:30pm

Dinner: W-F 5:30pm-9:00pm

Lunch: Saturday 11:30 am-4:00p

Dinner: Saturday 4:00pm-9:00pm
Brunch: Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Dinner: Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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Phone number
(707) 431-1113
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Manuel Azevedo
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Cross street
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Parking details
Parking 1/2 block away. Turn west off Healdsburg Avenue onto Matheson Street. There are other public lots within walking distance
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Healdsburg Avenue
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 688 People Are Saying
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Hungry (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great food and service. We travel over 30 minutes to dine hear and do not regret it.

vipJudy (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

The menu is very limited and I actually didn’t find anything I wanted to eat. The white Portuguese wine was excellent and the service was very nice. I had been here once before and this visit confirmed that I probably won’t be back.

Mishka (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Cafe Lucia was a great experience. Once we were seated, we were offered amuse-bouche treats. Those were delicious. Our server was really good and answered questions to help us decide what to order.

We wanted to try the Portuguese cuisine and each dish we tried was superb. The dishes combined great flavors, spices and ingredients. I loved the fisherman's stew. The dinner rolls were grandma's recipe and were delightful.

We ate early so the restaurant was not too full - and so the experience (to us) was quite lovely. It's a very nicely decorated and warm space with tables both inside and outside. For sure, we will eat here again.

Julie (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Fresh interpretation of Portuguese food. It was a quiet evening and we were allowed to linger over our meal. Really nice that the wine corkage fee was waived.

vipKirtis (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Perfect as always! We live an hour away but make the effort to dine here as often as possible. It is one of our favorite restaurants in the entire county. Living in both Napa and Sonoma counties over the last 20 years, we have eaten at almost every fine restaurant. But this is the one we keep coming back to time and time again.

vipLarry (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Cafe Lucia is tucked away in a cozy off the street location. The food is true Portuguese offering incredible and unique flavors. A must visit in Sonoma County.

Dineout (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Several people we asked had heard of Cafe Lucia but had never eaten there so we debated about keeping our dinner reservations. I am so glad we did - the food was excellent! I had the fisherman's stew and my husband the short ribs. Both dishes were wonderfully seasoned and plentiful. They gave us a small colorful and tasty beet starter as well as chocolate bites after the meal both complimentary. The dinner rolls were different and very good. Their free corkage policy was much appreciated as we brought wine from our local wine tasting. We ate inside because it was winter, but the restaurant has a nice covered area which would be perfect for outdoor dining. Service was a nice balance of efficient and attentive. I definitely recommend this restaurant and would make a point to go back again.

vipOpenTable Diner (Richmond)
3.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Tapas not the same

JOBrg (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Friendly atmosphere, passionate about authentic Portuguese traditional offerings.
Able to explain ingredients and preparation. House made dinner rolls baked daily. Outstanding !

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Great experience at Cafe Lucia! The dishes we ordered were delicious. The grilled sardines were simple and spectacular, reminding us of Portugal. We actually ordered more sardines to take out after our meal. Highly recommended!