Tucked away in a quiet corner of downtown Charleston’s Elliotsborough neighborhood lies chef Ken Vedrinski’s charming Italian eatery, Trattoria Lucca. Inspired by the ancient Tuscan city of Lucca, a place renowned for its olive oils, Trattoria Lucca brings the essence of Italian cuisine to the Lowcountry.

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(843) 242-8570 | 1130 Ocean Blvd, IOP


$13 Grilled Octopus

Golden Beets, Pickled Garlic, Tangerine, Arneis Vinegar

$10 Vegetable & Bibb Lettuce Salad

Kohlrabi, Baby Spinach, Green Beans, "Creamy Italian"

$22 Fritto Misto Frutti di Mare “Amalfi Style”

For Two

$14 Local Flounder Braciole

$14 Crudo di Pesce

Red Cress, Celery, Carrot, Habanero

$14 Burrata

Wild Smoked Salmon, Heirloom Tomato, Pistachio Gremolata

$15 Chilled Oysters (6)

Barolo Mignonette


$24 Conchiglie

Blue Crab, Anchovy, Lemon Agrumato, Bread Crumbs

$24 Tagliolini “Grano Arso”

Foraged Mushrooms, Guanciale, Soft Farm Egg

$24 Spaghettoni

Verdicchio Braised Clammer Dave's "Vongole", Nduja, Breadcrumbs, Parsley

$24 Paccheri

Local White Shrimp, Roasted Cherry Tomato, Marsala

$24 Gnudi

House Made Duck Italian Sausage


$28 Cherry Point Swordfish

Mussels, Castlevetrano Olives, Heirloom Tomato Brodo

$28 Scamp Grouper

Acini di Riso "Risotto Style", Roasted Cauliflower, Capicola

$32 Naturally Raised Veal Loin

King Mushroom Caponata, Provolone Picante

$27 Springer Mountain Chicken “Mattone”

Sweet Potatoes, Brussel Sprouts, Tuscan Wild Flower Honey

$28 Scaloppini of Barrelfish

slow cooked pork, lambrusco sweet onion crema


$9 Butterscotch Budino

$9 Tiramisu Cheesecake

$9 Olive Oil Cake

Peaches and Peach Anglaise

$12 Housemade Gelato & Sorbetto Tasting

Chef’s Choice of 5
Chocolate, Banana, Basil, Tuscan Wildflower Honey,
Espresso, Amaretti, Mascarpone, Pear, Tangerine

Dessert Wines

$12 Moscato d’Asti
$12 (2oz.) Vin Santo Del Chianti Classico 2006
$12 (2oz.) Maculan Torcolato 2007