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Luciano's Ristorante & Lounge/Rahway, NJ

4.5
293 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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Luciano’s Italian restaurant will truly make a lasting impression on you with its Tuscan flare. Our chef has been delighting guest palates for the past 20 years with his outstanding culinary talents. The distinctive architectural interior is complimented with a new traditional cuisine which makes Luciano’s the perfect place for an extraordinary time.

Our impressive fireplaces and our relaxing lounge will allow you to enjoy the tantalizing food complimented by our world class wine list. Whether you are enjoying an evening out or celebrating a special event in one of our two impressive dining rooms, you can be assured of an extraordinary experience. Our Private dining rooms are able to accommodate corporate events for business meetings with accessibility to Wi-Fi or if you are looking to plan an engagement party or surprise birthday party we are there for you.

Our event coordinator will go through every detail of your special event to exceed your expectations.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, American, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am-4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm-11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm-9:00pm

Summer Schedule- Monday & Tuesday Closed
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Phone number
(732) 815-1200
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Joseph Mastrella
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Private party facilities
Let us impress your business clients, make your birthday a special event, your anniversary a memorable day, and all special occasions such as rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, engagement, and retirement dinners by giving you the service and hospitality you deserve.
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Private party contact
Joseph Mastrella: (732) 815-1200
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Catering
All Luciano's menu items are available in catering sizes (trays) to make the next holiday or special event extra special and delicious! And always, our regular menu items are available to-go every day.


To view our menus please visit our website:

www.lucianosristorante.com

Click on the menu page.

Special requests made to order. Let us
cater your party affair with our fine
quality food and experience.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Monroe
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Parking details
We have a parking lot located across the street from the restaurant. For special occasions and weekends we also offer complimentary valet service to all our guests.
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Public transit
Luciano's is located one block from the Rahway train station, with the addition of taxi service and bus service offered throughout Rahway.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet, Let’s take mom out for a great day. She works so hard all year round that she should have a day with her family. First seating at 10:00 am and last seating at 5:00 pm. $40.00 per Adult $20.00 for Children under the age of 12 Tax & Gratuity Not Included but will be added.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 293 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The food and service at Luciano's was very good. Special request to swap out a side offering was honored and greatly appreciated. Bread basket was disappointing, the Italian bread seemed like it was reheated because it was rock hard, as opposed to crusty and was difficult to chew, second basket was the same. We really enjoyed the music from the lounge and so we extended our visit and enjoyed some wine at the bar while we listened to the piano and sax duo, who were fantastic. Go on a Friday night and expect to be well fed and entertained.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My first time there . Great experience . Excellent food and service. A little pricey but overall good food and service. Plan on going back real soon

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

I am local to the neighborhood and thought we should give Luciano's Ristorante a try.
The restaurant itself is very nice and a great place for dining.
However, the chef's special we ordered was horrible. The lobster was so overcooked it was hard to chew. The risotto was mushy and soggy.
If you go, do not order this dish...you will not be satisfied. We did not even take our leftovers, that is how dissatisfied we were.
Our server was polite and attentive...just the food was not what we expected based on the reviews we have read.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

We had an excellent dinner. Food was wonderful, service superb. We have never been disappointed with our visits to Luciano's.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The place was warm and inviting. Not loud and cozy. Food was awesome as well as the service. Mario took care of us and every detail. Kudos to him!

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

The salad was very good and my martini was perfect. It was a cold night and the fireplace was warm. My steak was done to perfection and my husband enjoyed his seafood. The bread pudding was really great - as recommended by our expert waiter, Andre. The music was also very enjoyable. Of course, we will return.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Nice dinner with friends. Food was excellent!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Perfect and close to home place for a special occasion

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

First time eating here and will not be the last. Absolutely loved my charred octopus appetizer, fettuccine seafood fra diavolo main course, and bread pudding dessert. The bread was very fresh and olive oil to dip, superb. My dining companion ordered the short rib and although she liked the meat, she said the gnocchi was overdone, which I agreed. Regardless of the gnocchi, I cannot wait to return! Only challenge was the waiter was less than attentive. Once we had our food, we tried to get his attention numerous times and he would just look at us and continue on with what he was doing. Too many tables I suppose. Other than that, definitely will be back!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Outstanding food. Genuinely made to order, comfortable surroundings and atmosphere, lots of families eating together, multiple generations at one table. Try the handmade ravioli, chicken parm and franchaise excellent, overall a tremendous dining experience!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

I took my daughter for a night out together before the magic show...what a nice surprises drinks were awesome infante!!! Highly recommend. Food amazing service . I live over an hour away and I'd come back,

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Excellent service! The food was delicious!

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1.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Service was horrible. I had a friend in town for the holidays wanted to take them to a non chain restaurant. It was a late lunch all servers were on a break. The waiter seemed annoyed that we came to dine. My soup took forever, and once the food came she never came back to check on us. My friend had to go find the Manager to ask for the bill. I was so embarrassed and his perception of NJ residents was that everyone’s rude. I would not dine here again.

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2017

We went here during the week to celebrate Valentines Day and after an hour the waiter came over and said would you like to see a dessert menu-we looked at each other and said we haven't had dinner yet. So we were hesitant to come back but I am glad we did because the food is outstanding.

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1.0Dined on December 19, 2017

Service was horrible so was the food. This restaurant has gone down hill wouldn't recommend

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

I had only been here one time before and it was good so I went back with friends because we were seeing a play nearby and they loved it. We all loved the apps, dinners, and our waiter Andy.

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4.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Luciano’s is a popular eating place for groups and is a lovely environment. However, the food and service can be inconsistent. Our waiter had to come back to the table twice to ask what we had ordered because he forgot. Seems it might be more efficient if it was just written down. All that and he still brought the wrong dish to one of our guests. My meal, the scallops was very good but my husbands seafood fra Diavlo was not at all spicy. We have eaten here several times, and sometimes are better and sometimes worse.

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3.0Dined on December 2, 2017

We were promptly seated for our 5:15 reservation. After salads eaten , we waited 45 minutes for entrees.

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5.0Dined on November 30, 2017

Attended for a business lunch. We sat in the lounge area by the window. Great service and well prepared food!

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3.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Super slow service. One meal was completely wrong but we didn’t send it back for fear of how long it would take.

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

This was our second visit to Luciano's after having it on my list of places to eat for a long time. Why did I wait?!? Delicious meal, enjoyed by all 8 people in our party . Even though the restaurant was busy, on a holiday weekend, the staff did not hurry us along and allowed lots of time for visiting with friends. Lots of nice choices on the menu.

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

This restaurant never disappoints. The prices are reasonable for the quality of food you are receiving. I feel lucky to have this place nearby.

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4.0Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was very good but the service was even better. We will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on November 5, 2017

Always a good time a Luciano’s. We were in the front room which also had a large party celebrating a big anniversary. One waiter. He was great but think they could have used a second waiter because that poor guy was running all night long.

Definitely amazing food, as always. Will be back again.

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1.0Dined on October 21, 2017

Luciano's is one of my most favorite restaurants. I go their often. The wait staff treats you like family and the food is delicious. The cocktails are out of this world and a very nice Sangria as well.

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2.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Celebrated our anniversary on Saturday 10/07/17. Disappointed with meal. I said something to the waiter and he said thanks for letting him know. The pasta dinner with half lobster had no lobster meat in the claw and minimal in the tail. Nothing was done to correct issue. I will have to re-think going back.

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4.0Dined on October 7, 2017

This is a good, solid dinner venue. We had a great waitress. I love the larger than usual tables, not too close together.

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5.0Dined on October 6, 2017

Great food! Love the service and always so welcoming with our children.

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5.0Dined on September 23, 2017

everything great!! only negative was we mentioned it was our anniversary and our server never checked to see about complimentary desert. said we needed to bring copy of email stating it was an offer to us specifically for that occasion. a bit disappointing since she otherwise was very sweet.

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5.0Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent menu. Love bringing friends for the first time. Great evening meals.

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4.0Dined on September 16, 2017

Food was tasty. Drinks were good. The prime rib special was spectacular.

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4.0Dined on September 8, 2017

Excellent food, excellent service.
Not a restaurant for a quick bite, but a dining experience

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5.0Dined on August 27, 2017

We had a delicious dinner and the staff was very polite and helpful.

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5.0Dined on August 23, 2017

Food looked and tasted great; not your everyday ingredients. Service was superb. Our first time there, and we definitely will be back.

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4.0Dined on August 5, 2017

Luciano's has upped its game since we were last there. More creative menu,better service. If they want to improve the atmosphere get rid of the TV in the bar showing kids getting surgery (really!)

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2017

Since we moved out of the area it's been some time since we were at Luciano's. The food was better than ever. We went on a Friday and JIM NUZZO & DAVE “G MAN” GONOS were playing. They were outstanding. The whole experience was great.

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3.0Dined on July 29, 2017

After heading home from Atlantic City we looked online for a restaurant we could stop in for a good Italian meal. The food was mediocre. They rushed our meal. Brought out entree before we were even done with our apps. Just wasn't we expected.

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2017

Food was great, service was outstanding. Chef came out more than once to make sure everything was ok. Lamb Chop Lollipops were amazing!

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3.0Dined on July 19, 2017

Stopped here while staying overnight. The food was average. Had chicken Parmesan. Fairly average. Mine is better.

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5.0Dined on July 18, 2017

Wonderful lunch. Waitress was fantastic

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