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Ristorante Lucano

) #16 of 1,033 Restaurants in Rochester ₹₹₹₹ Italian
1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
+1 585-244-3460
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

We frequent Italian restaurants wherever we go and there have been a lot in my years. None compares to the meal my family enjoyed here! Meal was paced perfectly, portions just right, too. Party enjoyed baby octopus salad, clams with an amazing red sauce, osso...More

1  Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. The ambiance is restful and feels like you are on vacation. It is very conducive to conversation and a romantic time. The service is spot on and friendly, professional and knowledgeable. The food-- tastes wonderful- and the presentation invites you...More

1  Thank Clare Anne S
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Everything is right from Italy. we had veal dishes that were fantastic, as was the house soup. We were a party of 10 and the service and care we received was fantastic. Looking forward to a return visit !!

1  Thank J-LUP
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We had an exceptionally good dinner at this hidden jewel in a small shopping mall. As my partner is a Sicilian professional chef, we/he can report that the food was excellent, as was the service. Highly recommended in Rochester, a city with many good, but...More

2  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 22 April 2015

You wouldn't expect that this little place would be such a gem, but it is. Small and charming restaurant inside a nondescript plaza. The huge number of specials on the night I was there doubled the dinner menu selections and they all sounded delicious. Food...More

1  Thank Pulse89
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Wonderful authentic Italian/Sicilian restuarant! Located in a strip mall at corner of busy intersection, would never know it was there. Tonight's special of striped bass with calamata olives and shaved artichokes was perfect - done to perfection with a wonderful wine sauce. (There were 4...More

1  Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Truly a uniquely authentic Italian Restauante! The food is amazing , the staff tremendous, and the place is beautiful...give the owners a hug. This is truly a great I Italian Restaurants!!

1  Thank MarkBonsignore
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Ristorante Lucano is in a small, hidden strip mall in the shadow and across the street from the gigantic Wegman's grocery and Italian Restaurant. It is a cut far far above the big box store. No comparison with the Ristorante Lucano's home made sauces and...More

1  Thank TBBXRR
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Its been awhile since we have eaten here and its so close to our house...shame on us. The service was wonderful and the meal was outstanding and very authentic Italian. The good news is they are expanding next door to add a bar etc. and...More

Thank B1jamie
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This small Italian ristorante is one of the best. Parking is somewhat limited but adequate for the size of the restaurant. Several of our friends have also been here and raved about their meals.

Thank Donald C
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16 June 2016|
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Response from Howard K | Reviewed this property |
Don't know
3 October 2015|
Response from Howard K | Reviewed this property |
They have a full abr.
Mary B
30 September 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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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