Luca Modern Italian Kitchen

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Luca Modern Italian Kitchen

1523 Elizabeth Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28204


In addition to its regular hours, Luca Modern Italian Kitchen will also be open Sunday, January 21, and Monday, January 22, from 5-10 PM during Charlotte Restaurant Week.

With their most recent endeavor, acclaimed chef Luca Annunziata and his wife Jessica embark on a true culinary tale of Italy. Combining traditional classic fare with modern creativity allows chef Luca to provide a quintessential Italian menu with innovative twists. Along with their talented team, they will create culinary magic, which will showcase seasonal flavors and classic regional cooking techniques all while paying homage to where it all began. It is with great pleasure that we invite you to dine with us. Celebrate “the big day” or just today and experience the food we love and the traditions we honor. It is with great pride that we strive to create a memorable experience that you will treasure always.

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$35 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)

Al Inizio... To Begin (choice of one)

House-Made Gnocchi - duck confit, Siano smoked mozzarella with butternut squash cream sauce

Insalata di Ortaggi Invernali - Farmers Market root vegetable salad, Momma Rosa’s stracciatella , arugula, vincotto , EVOO, croutons

Zuppa di Castagne - chestnut and winter squash soup with lamb marquis

 Insalata Mista - Romaine, arugula, apple, local winter radishes, goat cheese, walnuts, roasted garlic pomegranate balsamic emulsion

Main (choice of one)

Medaglioni di Filetto di Manzo - filet medallion, potatoes croquette, sautéed kale in garlic oil and  mushrooms ragu

Vitello - braised bone-in veal short ribs, risotto Milanese, braised collards with crispy onion rings

Branzino Livornese - San Marzano cherry tomatoes, green beans, Gaeta olives, capers, potatoes

Pollo alla Luca - Springer Mountain Farms chicken sautéed with onions, local acorn squash, wild boar meatballs, polenta fries, wilted spinach

Dessert (choice of one)

Lemon Panna Cotta - with Florentine

Tiramisu Cheesecake



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