Luca West ITALIAN CUISINE

4.7
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Luca West features high-end modern Italian served in a classy, Tuscan setting. Diners will find many of their favorites dishes that made Chef Luca’s Italian Cuisine such a grand success in downtown Cleveland. But new to the Luca West are a number of unique menu choices that will become new favorites, for our new friends on the west side of Cleveland.

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.
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WadeM
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food very good
Service slow and overwhelmed

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vipNickiA
Cleveland
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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!

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vipLyndaD
Cleveland
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! Service and food was astounding!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience5

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.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

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.

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vipBeagler
Cleveland
19 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service. Incredible wine list as well. We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
10 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Delicious food and wine. Great outdoor patio as well. Will definitely go back

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Clevelanderallmylife
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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!

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vipFr2020
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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!

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MartyT
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

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.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

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

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vipMango44
Cleveland
28 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

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.

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Rose
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every dish was amazing. Service was fantastic. Enjoyed everything there!

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YariD
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had reservations and arrived about 20 minutes early and we were seated immediately. The service was exceptional and the food was delicious.

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vipEllenM
Naples
16 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great. Service is awesome. The menu has a bit of everything.

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KathleenC
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Relaxing patio setting. The food and service are always top notch. Lovely place to celebrate a special event.

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Dave
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience4

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.

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vipMamaB
Memphis/West TN
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience1

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.

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DouglasB
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Fine Menu, presentation and quality. High end prices. Good service. Overall a wonderful experience.

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vipThomasC
London
32 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the service even better. Thank you.

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PamB
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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.

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DonnaK
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

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.

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rosemaryz
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful Patio, great food and service. Also has a wonderful happy hour that is a great value.

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danan
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food wonderful atmosphere great night. Would love to see some outdoor lighting in the trees

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vipGreenerGroup
Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Service was very, very slow. And, they had no outdoor heaters and it was 60 degrees.

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vipFr2020
Cleveland
10 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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!

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RogerB
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

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.

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JoJo
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is amazing and patio is delightful.

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Susanw
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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SethD
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall3food2service1ambience3

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.

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PamD
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best patio on the west side. Outstanding service and food

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Debbie
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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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LaDonB
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service............. .......................m

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LindaT
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

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.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience3

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.

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vipDavidH
Cleveland
22 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and patio as always. We had dinner at the patio bar. Great drinks and friendly bartender.

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vipdonald
Miami
227 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

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.

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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.