pan-fried and served with red pepper aioli, capers
goat Cheese Stuffed Portobello$8.00
Bruschetta of the Day$9.00
pieces of toasted baguette with toppings on the side. your server will have the details of todays selection
arugula, tomato, lemon vinaigrette
Polenta Encrusted Fried calamari$10.00
tender calamari with our special polenta breading, pomodoro sauce
Pan - Seared Garlic Shrimp$11.00
served with asparagus, lemon-herb vinaigrette, mixed greens
SOUP & SALAD
Our Salads Leave You Feeling As If Signora De Luca Fed You Right. Add Grilled Chicken To Any Insalata 4 Add Shrimp 6
mixed greens, avocado, green onion, crisp prosciutto, feta cheese, grilled chicken and our house italian sweet and spicy dressing
Pear and Gorgonzola Salad$12.00
fresh spinach, sliced pears, candied walnuts and gorgonzola drizzled with sweet balsamic vinaigrette
croutons, parmesan, romaine, classic caesar dressing
mixed greens, blue cheese, sunflower seeds, roasted red peppers, cucumbers, diced roma tomatoes, grilled chicken, balsamic vinaigrette, and a side of pesto
small hose salad$5.00
mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, balsamic vinaigrette
panini & sandwiches
Served With Your Choice Of Fresh Fruit, Mixed Greens, Chips, Or Fries.
Grilled Shrimp Po Boy$12.00
shrimp, tomato, arugula, celery, lemon vinaigrette, herb aioli, served on pretzel ciabatta
grilled chicken, red onion, giardiniera, herb aioli and smoked mozzarella on focaccia
fresh mozzarella, roma tomatoes, spinach, fresh basil, roasted red pepper and balsamic vinegar on onion ciabatta
turkey bacon club$11.00
piled high on triple-decker sourdough bread with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and herb aioli
italian tuna salad (mixed with sun-dried tomatoes, red onions and black olives), marinated artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, fresh spinach and cheddar cheese grilled on focaccia
black bean burger$10.00
smoked mozzarella, lettuce, tomato, herb aioli on focaccia
grilled chicken, brie, toasted almonds and honey on ciabatta
grilled 8oz. hand pressed burger, cheddar, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, served on pretzel ciabatta
meatballs, mozzarella, pomodoro
pomodoro sauce, meatballs, mozzarella cheese
cheese filled pasta, pancetta, spinach, garlic, parmesan, heavy cream
De luca Mac and Cheese$9.00
your choice of fresh fruit or side salad
known as "tuscan trifle, " the dessert was initially created in siena, in the northwestern italian province of tuscany.
De Luca Treat$7.00
our chocolate brownie or cookie of the day smothered with vanilla gelato, topped with chocolate sauce.
Tart of the Day$7.00
served with a scoop of vanilla gelato.
moist, two-layered delight, baked with coconut, topped with fresh cream cheese frosting and walnuts.
Cheese Cake of the Day$7.00
ask your server for todays selections.
Italian Lemon Cake$7.00
sponge cake, lemon whipped cream filling.
ask your server for the varieties available today, served with our biscotti.
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Located in the heart of Bucktown, caffe De Luca is rich in ancestry and respectful of tradition. Opened in 1999, caffe De Luca has become a favorite in the neighborhood. We offer specialty coffees, homemade pastries and muffins for your morning commute. Our panini and salads are ample dishes to satisfy your deepest hunger. Come try our famous Pollo Picante! For breakfast we offer pancakes, French toast, omelets and our weekend brunch runs until 4 PM. Our pastry chef continually outdoes himself with new desserts, which pair smashingly with our superb coffees and sweet, bubbly dessert wine. We have a full bar, and a carefully selected wine list. Everybody at caffe De Luca looks forward to seeing you and we will work hard to deliver a touch of Old World Italy right to your table, in honor of our humble beginnings.