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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Luigi’s Cucina Italiana

3030 Audley St. (W. Alabama St.) Send to Phone
281-888-9037
A charming Italian ristorante in River Oaks.

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Luigi’s Cucina Italiana Restaurant Review

: Chef-owner Luigi Ferre’s eponymous eatery is tucked away on a small side street in the River Oaks area. It’s a charming, cozy building with wood beams, faux brick walls and prints of classic Italian paintings. While the menu boasts many Tuscan specialties, like slow-cooked osso buco with fresh herbs or tagliatelle with sausage, the real draws are the homey and hearty classic Italian-American dishes: think spaghetti and meatballs and meaty lasagnas. A lunch menu offers meals priced from $14 to $18 that come with warm rolls and a house salad that can be upgraded to a Caesar. Personal pizzas are made with house-made dough, while the standout pollo piccata features tender chicken drenched in a lemony sauce topped with capers. We also suggest the side of penne swathed in a creamy vodka sauce. A nice wine list showcases many reasonably priced Italians, while a glass of limoncello pairs well with the creamy gelatos. Friendly service is a bonus.



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