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Lucca Grill

116 E Market St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-4019
+1 309-828-7521
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried ravioli” (9 reviews)
“green peppers” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 E Market St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-4019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love the pizza here but tonight something was off. The cheese was sparse and the sauce had an unusual tang. We will likely return, but we'll probably try sandwiches next time.

Thank Lisamarch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate hear a few time when I lived in Bloomington-Normal. It is a nice bar/Pizza place. the atmisfer is real good from young to old.

Thank Shawn F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We love Lucca Grill located in downtown Bloomington. It has a bar on the ground level and several tables. Also upstairs there are tables and chairs. They serve a variety of Italian dishes but what we LOVE is their pizza!!! The Ala Baldini is what...More

Thank Julie N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best ultra thin pizza in town. Great services and unique atmosphere. Definitely recommend. Great beer selection!!

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A great, old city institution. It is little changed from the 1930s when it was opened. Features Italian food (first pizza in Bloomington!) but has a wide-ranging menu. Always crowded with locals so reservations are a good idea.

Thank Terri R
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The atmosphere is appealing in an old, architecturally signifanct building. Good beer selection. Always liked the pizza and sandwiches.

Thank TJM9913
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Great pizza in a friendly atmosphere. A local hangout for Democrats. Good selection of beer. Pressed tin ceiling.

Thank pryor42
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Today was our second attempt to dine here, we came before and were told we needed a reservation. It seemed strange, because they had 9 empty tables. Granted, it's a very small space. But, don't all diners understand there might be a reasonable wait for...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This old time pub was owned by the Baldini Brothers. There is a picture of one of them in the bar with John F. Kennedy. It's a unique place to see and eat.

Thank _gheller1943
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lucca Grill is a Bloomington icon. The restaurant has been around since the 1930's. The decor is traditional and the atmosphere is warm and cozy. There's a diverse, but limited, selection of draft beers. I always find something I like. I'd recommend reservations and ask...More

Thank RPearce
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 E Market St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-4019
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-828-7521
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