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Ristorante Lucano

1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
+1 585-244-3460
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
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Reviewed December 18, 2015

Amazing dining experience - service was wonderful & the food was amazing! They don't rush you & really let you enjoy your meal. We can't wait to go back.

Thank Barb V
Reviewed December 12, 2015

The best Italian restaurant in the city, a wonderful staff that all works together, run and owned by a family. They have wonderful fresh fish, the preparation is spot on, you can tell that by the way every dish is presented. The portions are generous...More

Thank Edward F
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Rochester is blessed with many fine restaurants. Lucano used to be one of our Rochester favorites until we had a a couple of disappointing meals and one terribly salty meal. For fine dining ($$$$), we found other places we liked much better. So this was...More

3  Thank softautumn
Reviewed October 26, 2015

This family owned and operated Italian resaurant offers excellent fare coupled with attentive and efficient service at a very fair price point. Highly recommend the veal chop entree for those so inclined. I believe the owners are always present overseeing operations and they will greet...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

If you want authentic Italian/Sicilian food you have to come here !!! Fresh fish all the time! Great service !!! They make you feel at home !!

Thank Joey1125
Reviewed October 21, 2015

We were guests this time.....a multi course meal with wines selected by the proprietor....it was a 10 app to dessert and every stage in between. Every thing was as fresh as could be. Excellent seafood prep and presentation. Meat course was over the top. I...More

Thank RocKibitzer
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Lucano's is a hidden gem in a mini plaza on East Avenue. It has expanded it's dining room since I last visited, so the ambiance had a less crowded feel to it. The food was superb...I had a beet salad with cheese, followed by one...More

Thank Slpret
Reviewed October 12, 2015

We made the mistake of trying to go to Ristorante Lucano without a reservation. Even thought they were packed full the staff set up a table for us as we were there before the dinner rush. We shared the poached pear salad, zuppa de clams...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed September 22, 2015

We've eaten at Lucano for many years. It's a relatively small restaurant in a small shopping mall but don't let that put you off. First the food is superb. And it's real Italian--not Americanized. Although the standard menu is quite good, you should order from...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Excellent food, slightly different than your average Italian restaurant. I started with a house special, an Octopus salad that WAS the very best I've ever eaten. The Osso Bucco was delicious and a big hit with everyone, as was the veal. I had sea bass.....which...More

1  Thank Michael G
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Response from howardkatz | Reviewed this property |
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October 3, 2015|
Response from howardkatz | Reviewed this property |
They have a full abr.
Mary B
September 30, 2015|
Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
The fact that Lucanos is listed at #7 and Amore is listed at #333 sort of says it all. Also remember that the public writes these reviews, not a person who's job it is to review restaurants. Why else would you have sub shops... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-244-3460
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