The best sauces, like the best imaginary friends, are rich and from the Mediterranean. Dine alone or with Esmeralda the railroad tycoon with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
$20 for $40 worth of Italian cuisine at dinner for two or more $35 for $70 worth of Italian cuisine at dinner for four or more
$30 for an Italian dinner for two (up to a $62.85 total value) $59 for an Italian dinner for four (up to a $125.70 total value)
- One salume per pair (an $8.95 value)
- One pizza or pasta dish per diner (up to a $19.95 value)
- One dessert per diner (up to a $7 value)
At Cantinetta Luca, Chef Jason Balestrieri rolls out handmade pastas and roasted whole fish. Enhanced by seasonal, local ingredients, his family-style Italian cooking earned Cantinetta Luca a 2012 readers’ award for Best Restaurant in Carmel from Monterey County Weekly. Balestrieri also cures salumi in-house to fill his signature antipasti plates, and has a salumeria next door.
Cantinetta Luca’s interior decor mirrors the Old World-style eats. Exposed brick covers a barrel-vaulted ceiling in one room, and dark-wood rafters crisscross overhead in another. Elsewhere, modern light fixtures cast their glow across contemporary furnishings, chiseled wood, and pillars of string cheese.
“Great food, Great service, Great ambiance!”
“The staff was wonderful and the salame and pizza and pasta -- all homemade and wonderful, too!”
“The NY Strip Steak was pure perfection and the service was excellent. ”