Lucca Cafe

ANTIPASTO STARTERS

DI STEFANO BURRATA CHEESE, Basil Pesto, Tomato Jam, Mixed Olives, Grilled Ciabatta
PORK + BEANS, House made Bacon, Cannelini Beans, Tomatoes, Rosemary, Garlic, Parmesan
BRAISED and GRILLED ARTICHOKE, Preserved Lemon Aioli, Herbs
LUCCA MEATBALLS (2),  The Best Tomato Sauce, Grilled Ciabatta, Parmesan
BRESAOLA  CARPACCIO, Arugula, Capers, Olive, Pickle, Radish and Egg Vinaigrette
FENNEL SAUSAGE and SWEET PEPPERS, Roasted Garlic, Olive Oil, Sea Salt
GRILLED CIABATTA drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Salsa Verde
MEDITERRANEAN OLIVE MIX
A GASTRONOMICAL TRIP TO ITALY for Two to eat all this great stuff in the land where it was born, airfare and a glass of Prosecco included (seating limited, some restrictions apply)  12,577.99
NEW ZEALAND FREE RANGE LAMB CHOPS, Salsa Verde, Grilled Lemon
GRILLED ASPARAGUS, Housemade Bacon, Fried Cage Free Egg
SMOKED SALMON ROLLS (2)  Charred Asparagus, Caper Dill Mascarpone Cream, Lemon Zest
HAND CUT FRIES  with Lemon-Oregano Sea Salt and House Ketchup
MIXED WILD MUSHROOMS,  Housemade Ricotta Cheese, Roasted Garlic, Parsley
SNAKE RIVER FARMS ALL NATURAL PORK BELLY, Creamy Polenta, Caramelized Apples and Onions, Balsamic Glaze
PAN ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS,  Pancetta, Herbs, Bread Crumbs, Parmesan

SOUP

(changes daily)

GREENS, ETC.

SPRING SALAD Frisee, Ribbons of Zucchini, Sweet Peas, Asparagus, Goat Cheese, Mint, Pickled Jalapeno, Preserved Lemon, Honey Dijon Vinaigrette
MEDITERRANEAN HEALTHY CHOP  Quinoa, Garbanzo Beans, Arugula, Feta Cheese, Kale, Cauliflower, Avocado, Torn Herbs, Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette
LUCCA SALAD  Organic Mescalun Lettuces, Grape Tomatoes, Roasted Sweet Peppers, Kalamata Olives, Toasted Pine Nuts,  Balsamic Vinaigrette

SKEWERS AND THINGS

CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF SHORTRIB “GYPSY” SKEWERS,  Herbs, Marsala Sauce.
CHICKEN BREAST SKEWERS, Cacciatore Sauce

PASTAS AND OTHER GOOD STUFF

CARBONARA   Linguine, Snake River Pork Belly, Carbonara Sauce, Sweet Peas and Baby Carrots, Parmesan
SHORT RIB BORDELAISE  Pappardelle Egg Noodles, long braised All Natural Beef Shortribs, Wild Mushrooms, Bordelaise Sauce, Creme Fraiche, Chives, Parmesan
SWEET SAUSAGE, SPINACH AND ARTICHOKE HEARTS, Penne Pasta, Zesty Cream, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Buttery Bread Crumbs
PROSCUITTO, TOMATO and OLIVES  Linguine, White Wine, Tomato Ragu, Pea Shoots, Herbs, Parmesan
SMOKED SALMON LEMON CREAM, Linguine, Cauliflower, Arugula, Capers, Parsley and Buttery Bread Crumbs
VERY LARGE RAVIOLIS (2) Housemade Jumbo Raviolis filled with Spinach, Mushrooms, Ricotta and a Cage Free Egg Yolk, Brown Butter, White Wine, Caramelized Onions, Herbs, Walnuts, Smoked Mozzarella Cheese
TUSCAN CHICKEN + CREAMY TOMATO, Pappardelle Egg Noodles, Fresh Basil, Parmesan
BASIL PESTO, Penne Pasta, Burrata Cheese, Asparagus, Zucchini, Mint, Parmesan
SHRIMP “SCAMPI” STYLE, Liinguine, Spicy Tomato Sauce, White Wine, Kalamata Olives, Parsley
POLENTA BOARD, Creamy Cheesy Polenta, Killer Amatriciana Sauce with Housemade Bacon, Wild Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Smoked Mozzarella Cheese

SEAFOOD

NEW ZEALAND SOLE + SHRIMP, Asparagus, Roasted Potatoes, Salmoriglio Sauce
LOCH DUART SALMON, Honey Glazed, Sweet Pea Pesto Risotto, Heirloom Spinach, Roasted Tomato-Olive Relish

MEAT

ALL NATURAL CHICKEN BREAST, White Wine, Preserved Lemons, Capers, Heirloom Spinach, Scalloped Potatoes, Parsley

LUCCA BURGER, Handcut Proprietary Blend of 4 Premium Beefs, Caramelized Onions, Gruyere, Lettuces, Tomatoes, Housemade Pickles, Bloody Mary Sauce, Hand Cut Fries + House Ketchup    add Housemade Bacon or a Fried Cage Free Egg

SNAKE RIVER FARMS ALL NATURAL PORK CHOP, Panko and Parmesan Crusted, Sage, Spring Stuffing with Raisins, Celery and Pecans, Rappini, Moscato Wine Gravy

ALL NATURAL LONDON SIRLOIN, Porcini Mushroom Rub, Rosemary, Smashed Potatoes, Mushrooms, Heirloom Spinach, Balsamic Drizzle

ALL NATURAL “REALLY NOT SO SHORT” BEEF RIBS, day long braise, Creamy Polenta, Baby Carnival Carrots, Roasted Shallots, Asparagus, Veal Demi Au Jus

LAMB SHANKS, “Greek Style,” Cabernet and Harissa Braise, Potatoes, Baby Carrots, Crispy Brussels

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