Lucca Back Bay has three private dining rooms that can accommodate groups from ten to one hundred. We also have the ability to host cocktail receptions for up to two hundred.View Private Dining Details
Amazing Italian great flavor... great ambience... very intimate... creative tasting Italian as well... ventured out of my normal Italian options and was thoroughly satisfied!
Host/management team were welcoming and the table was ready when we arrived. Waitress gave excellent service. For appetizers we had the calamari which was spicy and interesting, and the gnocchi, vegetarian version which was great too. good size portions. For entree we had the Halibut special, perfectly cooked and great flavor, and meat Rigatoni with a mascarpone sauce, amazingly we couldn't finish it but it was wonderful. For dessert we had the chocolate option which was good too.
Able to have conversation without having to shout across the table.
We will be back.
Great waiter. Was a fixed menu and it was Valentines Day. Overall very nice. Top notch waiter and staff
Food was great. Had the lobster butternut bisque and it was the best I have had out of any bisque. Sat in bar for about an hour waiting for business associate and was perfect for relaxing a
I work in the industry, so Valentine’s Day is never an option for my wife and I. We came to Boston for dinner and he theater, with a great recommendation for Lucca.
Our experience was perfect! The recommendation precedes itself. Our server was perfect, knowledgeable and polite when discussing menu selections and suggestive selling. Also attentive, with no delay in bottle water and wine service.
She opened our Brunello and let it breath while we enjoyed cocktails first, sharing some oysters and splitting the soup. My wife loved the presentation of the ingredients that finished with hot soup poured table side!
Another shared item, the gnocchi with a split Caesar all before dinner. Needless to say we had no room for dessert, although we still looked at the menu to see what we were missing. Top to bottom service and food were terrific, and we were right on time for the theater.
Outstanding food and professional staff. It is always a pleasure to dine at Lucca Back Bay.
I made a very quick, last minute decision to book a business dinner at Lucca Back Bay based on Trip Advisor reviews of restaurants near the Prudential Tower in Boston. And it was an excellent call. I wrapped up one business discussion the bar area and the bar service was near perfect. (My apologies if I don’t correctly remember her name, but Isabella did a great job!) Then I transitioned into the dining room for a second business meeting over dinner. The Maitre d' was warm, welcoming and very helpful and the service team did a terrific job. The food was exactly what I hoped for when I made the reservation: Classic Italian and very tasty. My Beet Salad and Linguine with "Garlicky Shrimp" were both very satisfying. I was so impressed that I'm very sure I'll go back to Lucca Back Bay the next time I'm in the area.
Really loved the atmosphere, the food was pretty good, but the service was a bit inattentive.
Bland service. Long wait for mediocre food. Never brought Birthday desert requested.
Doesn't have cocktail sauce for oysters.
A floundering experience.
Won't be back.
The gnocchi appetizer was amazing! Don’t skip it!
This is a special restaurant where the focus is on the food and the dining experience. Delicious use of herbs and seasonings and fresh, high quality ingredients make each dish we tried excellent. All homemade ingredients. Tables are far enough apart for privacy and the staff is highly attentive and well trained. Great atmosphere and extensive wine list. We would highly recommend dining at Lucca's Back Bay!
I loved the feel of the place - tall ceilings, spacious table arrangements, dark walls, contrasting white table cloths. Our server was excellent. She was attentive but not hovering, friendly and lively but not inappropriately familiar. Food was very good. My husband's portion of cavatelli was twice as large as necessary while my salmon dish was perfectly sized. It was great to have good selection of reasonably priced wine by the glass. Overall, a very pleasant dinner indeed.
2nd time in and both times the greeters had difficulty connecting me with my dinner party. 1st time they were seated and I waited. 2nd time I was seated and my party waited - not a big deal but can be improved.
I coat checked with a small shopping bag and when I left I did not get my bag back. I had forgotten about it but came back a few hours latter to get it.
We were there on a Friday night and they did seem rushed. The service was not as attentive as I expected, waited for wine and our waiter did not return to see about our dinners. The as always was very good and the portions large. We have dined at Lucas' often and we do so again.
Great meal. Waitress was fun and prompt.
Always good food pretheater or symphony but portions are large— the servers are happy to divide
Always a pleasure to dine at Lucca. Wish I lived in Boston so I could dine there daily.
Pork chop was the best I've ever had!
Nice place, but nothing that really stood out about it. Made me think of a place you might take a business contact. Food was quite tasty, service was professional. Server tried to up sell more than once (we narrowly avoided a $40 glass of Cabernet) but was pleasant enough about it.
I eat at Lucca Back Bay a few times a year when I'm in the area. I have always found it to be excellent! However, my most recent meal was disappointing. First, I asked for a pomegranate martini and they didn't have pomegranate juice so they made me a cosmo. That was an acceptable option, however, the cosmo was sour. When I told the server, he brought it back to the bar and returned it to me within seconds and it was clearly the same drink, I suspect with sugar added! My food was good but not as warm as it could have been. I did not send it back because I didn't want to ruin the evening by complaining a second time. I will give it another chance but, again, I expected better, especially for the $200 tab.