Lucia, Newport RI | Merchant Profile

Hosting a rich and flavorful menu, Lucia has brought Northern Italy to the heart of Newport with pride and consistency. Owners Lucia, her husband Ennio, and Gabriella have flawlessly encompassed top notch dishes that bring their restaurant to life. Seeking to provide a genuine experience to their customers, they have implemented a style that holds true to their ancestry and culture, and the authenticity is nothing short of impressive. The dishes are made from scratch, and having been around for 24 years, Lucia has encapsulated a successful business from top to bottom. Stopping in not only ensures a quality meal, but also a memorable and true experience to Northern Italy. Importing their ingredients from Italy, Lucia goes the extra step in providing dishes with care and consistency time after time. The quality and care is prevalent upon dining in, and the team at Lucia provide a service that simply cannot be found elsewhere. To start, the Spinaci Lucia comes widely favored, a dish comprised of sauteed Spinach with Eggs, paired with Cream and Parmesan Cheese. The dish stimulates the palate, and offers a little taste of the ingredients and quality that fuels Luciaís chef driven menu, and has patrons constantly asking for the recipe.The pasta is an obvious fan favorite, freshly made to order, offering almost a dozen different options for customers to indulge in. The Farfelle al Prosciutto is one of the many choices, crafted with a Bow-Tie Pasta in a flavorful White Wine Sauce, with Italian Prosciutto, Parmesan Cheese and Peas. The Pollo al Forno makes for an impressive entree, consisting of a Grilled Chicken Breast, Baked with Fresh Tomato, Eggplants, homemade Marinara Sauce, Mozzarella Cheese and Fresh Basil. What makes Lucia so unique is the way they go about making their dishes. The cuisine adheres to the Northern Italian way, pairing the ingredients to the utmost respect and not overpowering the palate by any means. They craft their meat sauce with care and accuracy, not cutting any corners, and it takes about seven to eight hours to achieve perfection. Having been mentioned in Best of Newport several times, the widespread popularity can attest to the cuisine that Lucia has been able to provide.The restaurant has been in the area for quite some time now, solidifying itself as a cornerstone, and customers are constantly returning to get their hands on the delicious menu options. Lucia has been able to create a full circle dining experience that brings a little piece of Italy to the states in an authentic manner. The quality and control are held to a higher standard making it a must while visiting the Newport area.

186B-190B Thames St.
Newport, RI 02840