Luca West ITALIAN CUISINE
The wine program at Luca West meets the standards of the most adventurous wine fan, including our globally expansive list of wines by the glass.
Reservations are recommended.
Please contact us for private dining and seasonal patio options.
Food very good
Service slow and overwhelmed
The west side's best kept fine-dining secret! Don't let the office building exterior dissuade you. Luca West carries on the tradition of Luca downtown with a beautiful, intimate interior design that captures an otherworldly, European experience. The food is wonderful and well-priced for the quality and volume. Sit by the romantic fireplace if you can! The staff is warm and welcoming, and it's such a nice touch that both locations take a photo of you and your guests and present it within minutes in a lovely frame folder. Plenty of space to be comfortably and safely socially distanced, too. Will definitely visit again!
Great experience! Service and food was astounding!
The food was delicious- the staff and service was amazing. The only downfall was waiting 30 minutes for a table even with a reservation and then waiting almost 1 hr for our food. Our food wasn’t served until after last call which is currently 10pm (reservation was for 8:15) in Ohio due to COVID. There was a private party happening at the same time with club style music blasting, singing and cheers so that made it hard to hear across the table. I’ve been waiting to try this place - food was great, wait was way too long and the noise level because of the private party is what made me give it a 3 star.
We had a reservation for 8 but they were overbooked and had a small wedding reception to accommodate. We had an app at the bar first with Edie who was wonderful. We got our table at 9 and dinner was exceptional. The Bolognese And pumpkin special were well worth it. Our server JR was attentive and personable.
Great food and excellent service. Incredible wine list as well. We will be back.
Delicious food and wine. Great outdoor patio as well. Will definitely go back
Dined on the patio, on one of the most perfect October evenings one could ask for. Food was great, as usual, and service was attentive and friendly.
This restaurant, while expensive, is one of the best on Cleveland's west side!
Truly a delight and privilege to dine and not just eat fast food! This place is a reason to celebrate. Wait Service and food just perfect
My fiancée and I celebrated our engagement at Luca West and could not have been happier. The staff, food and service made that night that much more special. We ate on the beautiful patio, no the noise level was much lower than inside. We will surely return soon!
Way over crowded. We had a 7:00 reservation and didn’t get seated until after 7:30. That set the tone. Staff did a good job for what they had to deal with. Pricey but that’s expected. Our waitress was very good. Food was very good except they could have trimmed some of the fat on my ribeye!! I would be back for a special occasion dinner.
We walked out after waiting 45 minutes. Reason for wait given is it was Saturday night. No apology from staff. No social distancing because so many people waiting for tables, I would guess 40 to 50 people. Arrogance of staff was disappointing. Very sad to see this at a neighborhood restaurant. When called to let them know we left manager said to hang up since we had already left , so they hung up on us. Such a shame
The foos was amazing as always however we had a 6:30 reservation and did not get seated until 8pm. There were several parties standing around waiting to be seated as well.
Every dish was amazing. Service was fantastic. Enjoyed everything there!
We had reservations and arrived about 20 minutes early and we were seated immediately. The service was exceptional and the food was delicious.
Always great. Service is awesome. The menu has a bit of everything.
Relaxing patio setting. The food and service are always top notch. Lovely place to celebrate a special event.
My braised short rib was icy cold in the center. It seemed to have been reheated from the refrigerator. Even the fats from the meat had solidified into white clumps.
The patio at this restaurant is one of our favorite dining spots and the service is usually spot on Unfortunately, on our last visit we were seated basically in the bushes in an area with overflow tables. Not sure why this happened, as we made our reservations well in advanced. We were seated at our table (without a view) for 20 minutes before a drink order was taken. Then our assigned waiter must have been reprimanded about our complaint and was surly for the first half of our meal while being friendly and personable with the surrounding tables. He eventually became more friendly and ultimately we had a nice evening. Food was outstanding as always.
Fine Menu, presentation and quality. High end prices. Good service. Overall a wonderful experience.
The food was great and the service even better. Thank you.
Beautiful Italian food with a wonderfully curated menu. The white truffle soup is a star of the menu. The pasta is light and perfect. The mains are perfectly cooked. Absolutely wonderful service.
We were a group of 7 people so we experienced many items on the menu. Some were excellent and some were at best okay. The service at our table was poor. If I'm receiving excellent food and service I'm happy to pay top dollar. I typically tip 22%; this time I reluctantly gave 18% tip.
Beautiful Patio, great food and service. Also has a wonderful happy hour that is a great value.
Awesome food wonderful atmosphere great night. Would love to see some outdoor lighting in the trees
Service was very, very slow. And, they had no outdoor heaters and it was 60 degrees.
I had never been to Luca’s before and couldn’t imagine how it could be excellent when it’s outdoors. Due to COVID regulations we had little choice. Wow was I wrong! All three of us were happy with the atmosphere and the food was absolutely amazing from the warm Italian bread (made just like some rustic areas of Italy) & the wine and the meal was some of the best food we have had outside of Italy. Thank you for a great evening! And our server on Thursday was a perfect host to celebrate a birthday with!
First visit to try their patio and to celebrate our anniversary. Food was very good and patio is very nice. Service was a little slow as our waiter had many tables. A little disappointed that I called out our 30th anniversary when the reservation was made but no acknowledgement by the server or anyone during our dinner.
The Food is ALWAYS FABULOUS with whatever you may get!
I have gone here often before and now during CoVid-19, and it has always been one of my favorites! It is especially very safe, in my opinion, and hopefully it is ... during CoVid!!! Clean and standards of the Scientists met appropriately. Thank you for doing this! I would even come here in the Winter now knowing the tables are far enough apart for this time in our life's to be safe!
Food is amazing and patio is delightful.
Food is marvelous and worth the price... Even though pricey. Staff is great and very friendly. We only done outside right now and it was very pleasant
Tables are very small when dinning with just two people.
I was sat next to a statue/bust and I couldn’t back my seat out any further bc the other seat was in a door way almost so it was super crammed (why would you put a statue that close , I’m a skinny guy and if I had a problem I couldn’t imagine a bigger fella)
Food was good but I got a meal with chicken and it came with literally 6 pieces of wedge fries , maybe the dish very low quality.
Server was running around all night but not paying attention to our table. I got my drink refilled one time and only after waiting for 15 minutes and had to request it otherwise would’ve stayed empty until my food was gone.
One of the best patio on the west side. Outstanding service and food
Great food. Too pricey. The halibut special was $55. Ridiculous. $100 (including tip) for dinner is something we will not pay again. One drink. Cheapest entree for me.
Might recommend but would definitely caution about the prices.
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We have eaten at their downtown location and it was great. This one, not as great. Food service was really slow. We didn't order dessert as we didn't want to wait another 30 minutes. My house salad was bland. There was no wow factor.
I really like the food and atmosphere at Luca West. The patio is heavenly. Our most recent experience was inside, however. The food was good but service, while friendly, was incredibly slow. We waited about an hour and a half for our entrees.
Great food and patio as always. We had dinner at the patio bar. Great drinks and friendly bartender.
Love the outside patio as it is welcoming and done well to support social distancing . Have been to the restaurant twice in the past few weeks and come away with a mediocre rating . The service is OK but certainly not great as it appears that the servers are just simply overwhelmed . The food is OK but nothing worth a special trip. Do I like the restaurant ? Yes . Do I have a desire to return soon? No.
Luca West ITALIAN CUISINE is rated 4.7 stars by 672 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.