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Luca's Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
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2019 State Route 27, Somerset, NJ 08873-3838 (Between New Brunswick and Princeton, Cozzens and Finnegans Ln)
+1 732-297-7676
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived in NJ, I never knew this restaurant existed close to home. And now living away, I discovered it through a friend and former coworker. It's located in a small convenience center so it is easy to miss. But once you enter, the intimate décor takes you back into a little Italian village. You must order one of their... More 

Thank Liz N
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203 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to pick up some food to go. Pizza was on our mind, but they aren't traditional pizza. They make some very specialized 12" pizzas, in a special oven, and I have to say the owner is accommodating. He made some suggestions about what to get, and some additions to what he could do, based on food restrictions. Not sure... More 

Thank A44Chief
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45 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is okay but not great Service here is good. The flavors are a little off and way too pricey. If you want good italian go to Loucas in Edison. Food there is better and its inexpensive.

Thank Matan O
Princeton, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Lucas Ristorante is a "gem in the rough." From the minute you walk through the glass enclosed door, you think you are in Italy. The decor in the restaurant is impeccable as each table is perfectly set and the atmosphere is creatively done. The staff is well trained and knowledgable about the food, so the service is always excellent. The... More 

Thank Teach80
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Today was the third time I went, and the food was amazing as usual! The Calamari was delicious as well the the Luca entree. They changed the menu a bit, but they still make it for you when requested. Very nice staff as well.

Thank Tatiana M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Lucas Ristorante has the best handmade pasta I have ever tasted. If you are looking for a very hearty, flavorful Italian dinner, look no further than Lucas right in Somerset. From the presentation to the bold blend of flavors, you can tell the chef really puts, not only time, but love into every dish he sends out.

Thank Zachary J
Somerset, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have the pleasure of eating at Luca's for both lunch and dinner--since I work and live in this town. Anytime I have a business Lunch its always at Lucas's. Besides the food--how good is the fresh pasta and the stuffed bread--the service is always friendly and attentive. Anyone I have introduced the place to have loved it--many coming back... More 

Thank lbpb518
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very good service and food at a place you could easily miss on the drive. There was 6 of us, and each plate looked delicious and got great reviews from the recipient. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Maisha B
Springfield, New Jersey
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Let's just talk about the bread , served in a warm ceramic dish. So buttery and delish and so different then anywhere else . Was afraid we would have no room for our Lunch. I ordered the Escorole cannelloni bean soup, served in a warm crock, so tasty. My friend ordered the Luncheon Luca with shrimp, scallops , pasta .... More 

Thank Sharon182
Fort Myers, Florida
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were surprised how empty this restaurant was for dinner since it's the number two rated restaurant on Trip Advisor in Somerset. The food was okay and not cheap. Atmosphere was nice.

Thank Jim S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2019 State Route 27, Somerset, NJ 08873-3838
    (Between New Brunswick and Princeton, Cozzens and Finnegans Ln)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-297-7676

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?