Lucca Cafe

ANTIPASTO STARTERS

DI STEFANO BURRATA CHEESE, Basil Pesto, Tomato Jam, Mixed Olives, Grilled Ciabatta
CANELLINI BEANS
, Tomatoes, Rosemary, Parmesan
BRAISED ARTICHOKE,
Preserved Lemon Aioli, Herbs
LUCCA MEATBALLS (2),
 The Best Tomato Sauce, Grilled Ciabatta, Parmesan
BRESAOLA
 CARPACCIO, Arugula, Caper, Olive, Pickle, Radish and Egg Vinaigrette
ROASTED PUMPKIN + ACORN SQUASH
, Chilis, Sage  Cinnamon, Spicy Seed Mix
GRILLED CIABATTA
drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Salsa Verde
MIXED MEDITERREAN OLIVES,
Hummus
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
CHARRED BROCCOLI,
White Wine Vinegar, Garlic, Chilis, Olive Oil
SWEET WHITE ANCHOVIES
, Grilled Ciabatta, Lemon, Olive Oil, Rosemary, Micro Greens
HAND CUT FRIES
 with Lemon-Oregano Sea Salt and House Ketchup
MIXED WILD MUSHROOMS, 
Housemade Ricotta Cheese, Caramelized Garlic, Parsley
PAN ROASTED BRUSSELS’ SPROUTS, 
Pancetta, Herbs, Bread Crumbs, Parmesan

SOUP

(changes daily)

GREENS, ETC.

BEETS, Hearts of Romaine, Shaved Fennel, Oranges, Fried Capers, Walnuts, Feta Cheese, Red Wine and Herb Vinaigrette
THREE COLOR 
Di Stefano Burrata Cheese, Crispy Speck, Arugula, Torched Radicchio, Caramelized Endive and Onions, Roasted Yams,  Maple 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, Three Mustard Bearnaise CHICKEN SKEWERS, Marsala Sauce
SLIDERS
 American Snake River Farms Kobe Beef, Arugula, Smoked Mozzarella Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Tomato Jam

PASTAS AND OTHER GOOD STUFF

CARBONARA   Linguine, Housemade Bacon, Carbonara Sauce, Wild Mushrooms, Parmesan   BOLOGNESE  Pappardelle Egg Noodles, long simmered Pork, Veal and Beef Ragu, Parmesan
TOMATO RAGU, Linguine, touch of Vodka and Cream, Parmesan
FENNEL SAUSAGE + SWISS CHARD,
Penne Pasta, Tomato Sauce, White Wine, Parmesan   VERY LARGE RAVIOLIS (2) Housemade Jumbo Raviolis filled with Spinach, Mushrooms, Ricotta and a Cage Free Egg Yolk, Brown Butter, Jidori Chicken Dice, Smoked Mozzarella Cheese
LEMON SAUCE, Linguine, Cauliflower, Ricotta Cheese, Capers and Parsley
CIME di RAPE’ (Broccoli Rabe Sauce), Penne Pasta, Burrata Cheese, Prosciutto, Torched Cherry Tomatoes, Canellini Beans, Almonds, Parmesan Cheese
POLENTA BOARD, Creamy Cheesy Polenta, Wild Mushrooms, Smoked Mozzarella Cheese, Chives

SEAFOOD

NEW ZEALAND SOLE  Anchovies, Pancetta, Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes, Chilis, Olives, Lemon Risotto   
SWORDFISH
rolled and stuffed with Pine Nuts, Raisins, and Green Olives, Tomato Sauce, Canellini White Beans, Chard and Herbs
MARKET FISH….ask your Server

MEAT

JIDORI CHICKEN BREAST, Roasted Potatoes, Spinach, Tomato Sauce with Olives and Artichoke Hearts, Crispy Artichoke Hearts, Feta Cheese
LUCCA Lamb and Pork BURGER
(Greek Style), Feta, Chopped Lettuce, Tomatoes, Red Onions, House Mustard Sauce and Pickles, Hand Cut Fries, House Ketchup  16.5    add housemade Bacon
SNAKE RIVER FARMS PORK TENDERLOIN, Bacon-Apple Mushroom Brioche Bread Pudding, Chard, Maple-Bourbon Glaze
CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF HANGER STEAK
,  Porcini Mushroom Rub, Smashed Potatoes, Grilled Radicchio, Fried Brussels, Balsamic Reduction
CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF SHORT RIBS day long braise,  Garlic-Rosemary Mashed Potatoes, Baby Carrots, Roasted Shallots, Caramelized Fennel
LAMB SHANKS, Lemon Sauce, Feta Polenta, Baby Spinach, Tomato Jam
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