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Luceti's on 25th Avenue

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109 W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-2259 (Flores)
+1 650-574-1256
Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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San Mateo, California
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106 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

One of the best in San Mateo when Ron Luceti owned. Looks like new owners have a new chef (mistake). Still ok but not like it was. Parking hard to find. Prices have gone up.

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Thank dcs1755
SF Bay Area
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Good food, fast service, good prices, nice people - what more could you want! This is not California cuisine, fusion or any other nouveau cooking. This is the place for all the classic and tasty Italian dishes you remember. It is a clearly a neighborhood favorite as it was crowd with people who all seemed to know one another -... More 

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Thank JCNagel
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is the second time I have been to this place with my husband. I had the calamari steak which tasted like a breakfast omelet, seriously, it was like they dipped the calamari in egg and fried it... horrible.... my husband had chicken parmesan and said it was tasteless. 2nd bad meal, we won't be back

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Thank ChellaZA
Redwood City, California
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387 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Attended an event with friends and had a great meal. We good great, attentive service. Had the ravioli's and they were delicious. Friends really enjoyed the sole. Our group took up most of the front dining room and were very comfortable. Will certainly return.

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Thank 1GiantsMS
Burlingame, California
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77 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Had an excellent dinner at Luceti's. Started with onion soup that had good taste and lots of cheese. Main course was veal scalopine which was very tender and came with 2 vegetables. Service was also very good with bread being refilled as well as attention to clearing plates and refilling water.

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Thank richpvihbass
California
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314 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is an authentic type establishment that serves good and consistent Italian food, that seems to have a lot of local “regulars”. The waiters are older men who have worked there for years and do not have time to be very friendly. There is an “old fashioned” bar and the bar tender knows how to make an old fashioned drink!... More 

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Thank Gypsies-on-the-go
Spring Hill, Florida
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

Second time eating here ....wait staff did not have a personality .....almost as if we were putting him out . Will not eat here again. Food not that good.....surroundings very boring.

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Thank Marjie F
Santa Barbara
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

We were staying down the Peninsula, but wanted to eat at a authentic Italian restaurant. Using the car GPS we went by four 'Italian' restaurants until we found Luceti's. The atmosphere was what we were looking for, a neighborhood hangout where most of the customers were regulars, and made for a friendly and welcoming feeling. Service was good, and the... More 

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Thank SBSilky
Belmont, California
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

What a disappointment, I believe the new owners have a lot to learn or they are not going to last. I took my wife for Mother's Day Brunch, we made reservations on open table and our table was ready when we arrived, hostess was very friendly and nice. We were seated and warm bread and waters were brought right over... More 

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Thank Lou K
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

I went Luceti today because it closer from the hotel I am staying and say a rating of 4 in most of the websites. I ordered Gnocchi with Alfredo sauce which is my favorite Italian dish. It was the worst Gnocchi and the worst Alfredo sauce I ever had. The sauce was tasteless and gnocchi was so soft that it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-2259
    (Flores)
  • Public Transportation: Walking distance to local bus and train service.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-574-1256

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?