About Luciano's - Sugarloaf

Luciano’s Ristorante Italiano is a venerable institution that proudly serves family-style creations inspired by the rich traditions of Naples, the regions of Emilia-Romagna and Northern Italy.



Warm, rustic interiors that celebrate an open and inviting ambiance with modern details give life to this new concept that introduces the newest flavors of the Mediterranean alongside traditional favorites such as fresh Made Pastas, home-sliced Carpaccio, innovative baked flatbreads and Luciano’s signature brick-oven Neapolitan Pizza.



Inspired entrees pair formidably alongside a handsome wine bar featuring select and exclusive Wines from around the World.



Join us for lunch and dinner daily and Sunday Brunch, featuring Italian creations that are not to be missed! Catering is available anywhere or for private luncheons and events in our restaurant. Buon appetito.

6555 Sugarloaf Parkway Suite 309
Duluth, GA 30097
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Satellite Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(770) 255-1727

Website:
http://www.lucianositaly.com/

Entertainment:
Luciano's Sugarloaf proudly presents Live music every Thursday and Friday night begining at 7:30pm.

Catering:
Please contact Polo Castro at 404-924-0729 or pcastro@lucianositaly.com

Executive Chef:
John Soilis

Private Party Facilities:
Please inquire about Parties which we can accommodate in our semi-private room up to 30 guests

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We welcome your personal and business events in our semi-private spaces.

Luciano's - Sugarloaf Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.5

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4.5

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4.1

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Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (43)
Good for Anniversaries (38)
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Good for Birthdays (29)
Romantic (28)
Worth the Drive (28)
Neighborhood Gem (28)
Business Meals (27)
Live Music (21)
Notable Wine List (21)
Good for Groups (20)
Casual (19)
Pre/post Theatre (19)
Authentic (18)
Great for Lunch (18)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Cozy (15)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Comfort Food (12)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Bar Seating (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Fun (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Seasonal (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Hot Spot (3)
People Watching (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
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Afternoon Coffee (1)
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·Dined a day ago

Great food and location when going to the Infinite Energy Center.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 2 days ago

Good food. Server was excellent and knowledgeable. Food from kitchen a little slow but not a concern. We were in no rush.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Food was absolutely fabulous! Have a great time with the whole family on Valentines Day!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

We had a business meeting here - one had pasta, one had flatbread, and one had salad. Very different meals but all looked wonderful. I did notice the noise level as we were having a business meeting, but it wasn't anything crazy.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

Food was good and the service was even better. One of our entree's did come out under cooked, but for the most part everything was great.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We were seated at a table directly in front of the entertainment. It made it very difficult to carry on a conversation.

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·Dined on February 10, 2018

My wife and I have been here several times and have always enjoyed the food.
The first couple of times we dined at Luciano's it seemed to be a bit more of an intimate setting. This last time not so much. There seemed to be quite a few larger parties, which definitely affected the noise level. Not a big deal, but when I'm on date night, I'm not really interested in hearing ALL of the other conversations around me. They really need some way to separate the larger parties from the smaller parties.
Overall: great food, professional/ curteous staff, a bit on the pricey side. (If I could rate it a 4.5 I would)

Tags: Live Music, Notable Wine List, Casual, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Kie Kie made this dinner with family special! Can’t wait to return!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 9, 2018

I had a reservation but arrived a half hour earlier. Was told I would have to wait til reservation time. Ended up eating at bar because time ticked away and no one ever came to seat us! Empty tables all over “waiting on reservations.”

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Amazing!!! The food was awesome and the service was outstanding!!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fun, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Always a wonderful place with great food!

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

I've been to Luciano's for a few different occasions. Started with business dinner, then wedding anniversary and most recent to treat my daughter after her schools father/daughter dance. Everytime I have never been totally disappointed or regretted my visit. My only critique this last visit is although the server was very sweet natured, she was more reserved than my previous visits. One treat I really look forward to is the opening fresh bread and tomato/olive oil spread. This time seemed to be more oily and less tomatoes...I usually need to use a fork to pile it on my bread. Our sparkling water glasses were always full, goat cheese app was heavenly and chicken picatta was tasty. With the fresh, but tart, spinach as a side, adding perhaps linguine noodles to break it up would have been nice. Overall, a wonderful hidden gem in Lawrenceville and would take any friend to impress.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Live Music, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on January 31, 2018

Always enjoy dining here. The service is really hit and miss though, and for the price, I would expect a higher level of service.T he food is always exceptional. We will continue to dine here.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Hockey game at 7:00, so the 6 of us got there at our reservation time of @ 5:45. There were only 4 other tables with people. That changed quickly, as it was full by 6:00. Appetizer of seared scallops with artichoke (wonderful!). Everyone loved their meals which were all different selections. Our waiter “Juan” was excellent even after his stations filled up.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Second time visiting this restaurant for a business dinner. They truly have great service and great food. Highly recommend!!

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 25, 2018

This was our second time eating here and the “fresh” bread brought to the table was actually growing mold!!! The waiter apologized as did the manager but didn’t offer to rectify the situation. As over 6 people at our table had already consumed moldy bread before discovering it was indeed contaminated. Everyone got sick that night. Would not return to this establishment.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 25, 2018

The food is always wonderful at Luciano's but on this particular day the kitchen was ridiculously slow. It took over 40 minutes from the time we ordered our food until it was at our table. I have been there for lunch before and it has never been like that. The server kept telling us it was the kitchen but I frankly wondered if perhaps our order wasn't submitted in a timely fashion. An entree salad, lasagna, and fettuccini alfedo really should be a normal table at an Italian restaurant. Perhaps Luciano's is a better special occasion, dinner restaurant than a lunch spot - even if lunch is a special occasion.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 21, 2018

The food is great and if something is wrong, they will fix it. Service is excellent and the atmosphere is cozy and upscale. This is one of my go-to places for date night!

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Happy Hour
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Always pleasing from guest oriented servers to tasty food

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Wonderful food, Service and atmosphere! Will be back for sure!

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Cozy, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Total for two, $110, including wine, appetizer, salads, and coffee; not. incl. tip.

Pro:
-Table ready at reserved time on a Saturday night, immediately seated
-Veal meatball appetizer was outstanding
-Fresh hot sliced bread was delicious
-Server was very attentive without being obnoxious, and how nice to be called "ma'am" and "sir" instead of "guys"

Con:
-Caprese salad was delicious but nearly frozen; I understand you make 'em early in the day and put 'em in the fridge, but don't rub my nose in it
-Live music was just a touch too loud for the space; should be background, not entertainment

Overall, a superior night out. You'll have to look past the strip-mall location (little weird to be next door to pet grooming at these prices) and judge this place on the food. Any Italian place lives and dies on its tomato sauce, and theirs is excellent. Mrs liked her salad and entree, and we were lucky with our wine choices. Nice interior, bar looked good.

Definitely worth an occasional trip, but you can get as good a meal at Ippolito's for half the price.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Love the ambiance. Absolutely love the food. Dessert is equally amazing. Kiki & Rocky hosted us and they were great.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great place for food and ambiance.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Was disappointed when leaving to see that the health score was only a 79. Would not have eaten there if I had seen that up front. The food was just ok and overpriced for what we had. $11 for a caprese salad with underripe tomatoes and 2 pieces of mozzarella seems a bit extreme. My pasta was undercooked, not even al dente. This was our 3rd visit to Luciano's and I do not think that we will return.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Our waitress, Kiki, was wonderful. Very accommodating and sweet. We really enjoyed our evening!!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

It was the first restaurant we dined in upon arrival to Duluth and the food--meal and dessert--were wonderful!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Outstanding! Authentic Italian food. If you have ever visited New York or New Jersey or even lived there, you know real Italian cuisine. This place has been transported from NY/NJ to Duluth GA. Come to find out from our server, the head chef is from New Jersey. They even get the bread delivered from NJ (amazing bread served with marinara). Food was amazing and the price was good for how much you get. Service is professional and attentive. Will visit again very soon.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Have eaten here often but have been disappointed in the quality of the food on the last two occasions. Not sure I will go back any time soon.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Great service. The restaurant was packed at 7:15 pm on a Tuesday evening thus I was sure glad that I had reservations. Waitress and team were excellent. Only negative is that we were not finished with our appetizer of calamari when our entrees came. House Pinot Grigio was cold and Excellent. Cakarnari was food but needed more seasonings and was not quite as tender as they should be. The Veal Marsala was superb with the veal tender and the sauce was superb. We did not have dessert or a salad. $110 for two.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Chicken Marsala very good but chickenParm was so-so. Breading was thicker than meat. Good taste but tough. Beautiful dining room, great friendly service. Will go again

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Service was terrible. Had to find manager to get served. Even after all the apologies, service was still atrocious. Food was good.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 6, 2018

As always fantastic food served by the most wonderful people.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Casual, Hot Spot, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Fantastic service and terrific meal on New Year's Eve for our party of 7!

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Such food in the suburbs -- what a delight! Truly great food.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We enjoyed our evening but nothing special. We were stuck in the corner and dinner was fine.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had an amazing first time experience. I reside in the Duluth area. My boyfriend was here visiting for the New Year. His favorite food is Italian. We will definitely be back!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great birthday brunch. Both lunch and brunch menus were being served which allowed for a lot of choices. Fresh authentic Italian food with professional service.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Bland sauce on gnocchi. Food ok but not worth the price. Service was good, wait staff very friendly & helpful without being pushy.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 28, 2017

My fav in Gwinnett always excellent service and consistent quality in food

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We were disappointed as this is a good restaurant. This was Christmas eve and they were overwhelmed. We both had seafood and it was overcooked. The Chilean sea bass was probably not sea bass. Otherwise it was good.

Tags: Quick Bite, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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