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Da Luca Italian Restaurant

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Armed with more than 15 years of culinary experience in Italy, Australia and Singapore, chef Luca Pucciani offers a succulent feast of authentic selection of pastas, pizzas, antipasti, soups and desserts. All of the restaurant's pastas are handmade daily but prices remain affordable at a minimum price of $20.

Daily: 12:00 - 15:00

Daily: 18:30 - 23:00

+65 62584846
$48 based on 34 submissions
Dinner (7 votes), After Work (5 votes), Children/Family (5 votes)
Akshay Mehra

@jp you are wrong!

I absolutely love the place, one of the few places where you can get quality Italian food without being too pretentious The staff is great, in fact they know my son by name. The clam pasta is by far the best in the city. The food and the people are great. And @jp you got it wrong, with all due respect!!

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01 Aug 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Bad service

Double standard service. You get no service if you don't order wine, or a full course meal. We were served by 1 particular filipino guy on all 3 visits, seems like a senior as he was bossing the other waiters around and likes to be "friendly" with caucasian customers instead of serving plates like the others. Once we came in and sat on a table he pointed us but the table was not set yet, no cutleries whatsoever. We had to get his attention a few times to set the table or even to refill the water. Sometimes water refill doesn't come even after we got his attention. Weird, as he seems to be so attentive with caucasian customers, kept topping up their drinks without any commands.

It's a no brainer that main courses have to arrive at the same time. Mine was late, and maybe forgotten cause others have almost finished their food and mine wasn't even on the table yet. He eyed our table a few times looking at my empty space but no effort of updating me about my food. Tried to get his attention but he kept walking away from our table (???) Finally when my food came, everyone already finished their food, no apology was made. I mean, if I dont want service, I might as well eat in food courts.


Tbh the food is not bad that's why I came here 3 times thinking it'll be different from my first experience but to no avail. So if you want a good service here, make sure you order a full course meal and maybe bring your caucasian friend. 
23 Feb 2014 • 2 reviews • 0 follower

Service is Singapore standard.

Quality of food is good for those in Singapore. But the waiter is unfriendly. He does not know how to place the dish, fork and knife properly, rahter rudely place them. It seems that employees serve diffeently depending on the guests.
26 Oct 2013 • 3 reviews • 0 follower

@jp you are wrong!

I absolutely love the place, one of the few places where you can get quality Italian food without being too pretentious The staff is great, in fact they know my son by name. The clam pasta is by far the best in the city. The food and the people are great. And @jp you got it wrong, with all due respect!!
28 May 2013 • 2 reviews • 0 follower

Classic Singapore-Italian Trattoria...

This place is perfect for friendly get together over lunch or dinner as food is definite value for money ($28 per person for the executive set lunch of excellent beef caparccio and Beef Sirloin). This would suit weekend family lunches and dinners given its Novena neighbourhood location, ample parking in the run-down Goldhill Plaza building and much choice in pastas and pizza. Seems popular with week-day lunch crowd from nearby Velocity, Novena and Inland Revenue Buildings. Will definitely be back again to try dinner.
24 Apr 2013 • 28 reviews • 4 followers

go to pietrasanta instead

we had ok food - the calamari was a bit tough and the pizza not as good as pietrasanta, the ravioli tasted fine but the presentation was poor in a curiously coloured sauce

the ambience was like a department store - harsh lighting, i have no idea how anyone could call it 'cosy'

the service also reminded me of a department store

no comparison to pietrasanta in any respect - its a pity as someone had recommended it, but it was a big disappointment