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Lucca Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, , Pizza
116 E Market St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-4019
+1 309-828-7521
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
116 E Market St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-4019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This old time pub was owned by the Baldini Brothers. There is a picture of one of them in the bar with John F. Kennedy. It's a unique place to see and eat.

Thank _gheller1943
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucca Grill is a Bloomington icon. The restaurant has been around since the 1930's. The decor is traditional and the atmosphere is warm and cozy. There's a diverse, but limited, selection of draft beers. I always find something I like. I'd recommend reservations and ask...More

Thank RPearce
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are local but have never been here. We thought, why not, seems to be a buzz around town about this place and has so many good reviews online. I would give this place negative 5 stars if I could. It was terrible in all...More

1  Thank JS2811
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's famous for pizza but the grilled chicken salad is a real winner. Folks who had the pizza really liked it too. And they even give you a mint with the bill (the ones wrapped in gold are covered with chocolate).

Thank suzsham1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For 6 years we make a point of stopping in Bloomington each trip to stop in Bloomington and have a "Baldini" pizza at the Lucca Grill. We have not made the trip in 4 years now, and were eagerly looking forward to it. The restaurant...More

Thank Gatorgolfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place ! Make a reservation ! Pizza was fantastic and people working there were overly friendly and very efficient!

Thank 273pennyv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was great. Location downtown prime. Pizza good but not authentic. Lots of topping choices but little spice as in basil and oregano. Ask for extra cheese too. Drink menu has lots of choices.

Thank casabar
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch as a first time visitor with 2 co-workers. We ended up ordering the same thing. A Dago, old school. Side salad was plentiful. As for the sandwich underwhelming would be an understatement. From the moment it arrived we looked at eachother like...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Best pizza around. Great bar, long and dark and old, old school bar!it feels like stepping back into the 1920s when Lucca was a political gathering place.

Thank JanMeadows
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Lucca Grill has been pleasing pizza eaters for many years in downtown Bloomington with their unique super-thin crust pizza that is exclusive to Lucca. The crust is literally cracker thin, crispy, with quality toppings. The barbershopper is a favorite! Be sure to recognize just how...More

1  Thank kelleyb0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
03:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 E Market St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-4019
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-828-7521
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