Lucca Cafe

R + D MICRO PLATES

(meant for starting or grazing your way thru)

Artisan Cheeses and Charcuterie

(see Our Signature Cheese and Charcuterie Menus…It’s what makes us Different!)

HAVE IT YOUR WAY: Choose your own Special Combination Platter from our Weekly Cheese and Charcuterie Menus.

ALL OF OUR ARTISAN CHEESE AND CHARCUTERIE BOARDS are served with fresh seasonal fruit, dried fruits and nuts, chutney of the day, housemade pickles, housemade mustards, artisan breads

ala carte:

PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA and Seasonal Fruit
SPECK(Smokey Prosciutto) from the Alto Adige in northern Italy, Granny Smith Apples, Parmesan Chunks
JAMON SERRANO Manchego, Quince Paste

From Our Kitchen Studio

CASSOULET + PORK BELLY
Snake River Farms 5 step Pork Belly, Traditional Cassoulet of White Beans

BRUSSEL SPROUTS Caramelized Brussel Sprouts, Medjool Dates, Pancetta, Parmesan

NOT REALLY A POTATO SALAD (Warm) Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower, Potatoes, Hard Boiled Cage Free Egg, Herbs, Dijon, Red Wine Vinegar, Olive Oil

QUINOA
Red and White, Toasted, Risotto Style, Wild Mushrooms, Parmesan Cream

ENDIVE au Gratin + JAMON SERRANO
Caramelized Whole Endive, Jamon Serrano

BRESAOLA Hand Rolls (2) Quince Paste, Arugula, Ricotta and Manchego

SPINACH DUMPLINGS + SPECK
(Strangolopreti) Spinach and Parmesan Dumplings, Speck from the Alto Adige region

NEW ZEALAND FREE RANGE LAMB CHOPS
Smoked Herbs and Paprika, Black Lava Sea Salt

Skewers and Sliders

BEEF Certified Angus Beef, sliced thinly, spiced, and rolled up on a skewer with lemon aioli

LAMB + BEEF Meatballs, Greek Style, skewered with Eggplant and Tomato dipping sauce

PORK, Snake River Farms Pork + Housemade Bacon Arrosticini, Herbs, Grilled Stone Fruit

CHICKEN, All Natural Chicken, Tomatoes, Mint, Aleppo Pepper, Tzatziki

KOBE BEEF SLIDERS Snake River Farms Kobe Beef, Gorgonzola Cheese, Crispy Onions, Arugula, Market Tomatoes, Sun-Dried Tomato Aioli, and our own Housemade Pickles

+++SLIDERS ARE CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN, ASK YOUR SERVER+++
+++ADD
Hand Cut Fries and Sun Dried Tomato Aioli

Soup Options

(Changes daily)

LARGER ideas to think about

Greens, etc.

KALE + FARRO Green Kale, Farro, Medjool Dates, Nutmeg Roasted Pumpkin, Leeks, Fine Herbs, Shaved Parmesan, Dijon-Champagne Vinaigrette

BEETS + BURRATA Market Beets, di Stefano Family Burrata, Radishes, Shaved Fennel, Belgian Endive, Arugula, Toasted Pecans, Tarragon-Sherry Wine Vinaigrette

LUCCA SALAD Grape Tomatoes, Roasted Sweet Peppers, Kalamata Olives, Toasted Pine Nuts, Organic Mescalun Lettuces, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pastas TO LIVE FOR

DUCK RAGU    Maple Leaf Farms Duck, Long braised Tomato Ragu, Pappardelle, Herbs, Shaved Parmesan

CLAMS Linguine, Fresh Tomatoes, White Wine, Parsley, Chilis, Kalamata Olives, Olive Oil

PUMPKIN GNOCCHI House made Hickory Smoked Bacon, Caramelized Butternut Squash, Maple Syrup Reduction, Chipotle, Fried Sage

VERY LARGE RAVIOLIS (2) Housemade Jumbo Raviolis filled with Spinach, Mushrooms, Ricotta and a Cage Free Egg Yolk, Brown Butter, Jidori Chicken Thigh Dice, Smoked Mozzarella Cheese

Seafood

SOLE + CLAMS Pan Seared New Zealand Wild Sole, Clams, Romesco Sauce, White Beans

SCALLOPS Pan Seared Diver Scallops, Baby Spinach, Risotto with Housemade Bacon, Apples, Quince, Hazelnuts, Fried Sage

SALMON    Loch Duart Mustard and Horseradish crusted Salmon, Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Charred Scallions, Lemon Beurre Blanc

MARKET FISH….ask your Server

Meat

CHICKEN Organic Jidori Chicken Thighs, Polenta- Herb Bread Pudding, Chard, White Wine Gravy

PORK TENDERLOIN Snake River Farms Herb Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, Risotto with Pears, Gorgonzola and Radicchio, Haricot Vert, Marsala Wine Reduction

HANGER STEAK Certified Angus Beef Hanger Steak, Portobello Mushrooms, Au Gratin Potatoes, Gorgonzola Sherry Sauce

JUST A GOOD RESTAURANT BURGER Hand cut Proprietary Blend of 4 Premium Beefs, Gruyere Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Mustard-Cognac Bearnaise, Tomato Jam, your choice of Hand Cut Fries or a Lucca Salad
ADD our Housemade Hickory Smoked Bacon
ADD a Cage Free Fried Egg

LAMB CHOPS New Zealand Free Range Lamb, Smoked Herbs, Paprika, Black Lava Salt, Baby Spinach, and Beet, Red Cabbage, Carrot and Raisin Slaw with Orange Pomegranate Molasses
3 bones        5 bones

MARKET MEAT…..ask your Server

CONTACT US
Phone: (949) 725-1773

6507 Quail Hill Parkway
Irvine, CA 92603 [Map]
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SERVICE HOURS
Lunch Hours
Monday-Friday 11:am - 2:pm

Dinner Hours
Sunday-Thursday 5:pm - 9:pm
Fridays and Saturdays 5:pm - 9:pm

Brunch Hours
Saturdays 9:30am - 2:00pm
Sundays 9:30am - 2:00pm