Our Little Lucca’s Hits a Home Run Again

South San Francisco, CA  October 24, 2014 

As most locals know, Little Lucca’s in one of our most favorite sandwich shops so it was good to see it earn high marks once again this year. The Bold Italic has rated Little Lucca as a BONUS at number 17 which is pretty good especially considering Adrian Spinelli’s feature was on San Francisco sandwich joints.

Adrian writes ‘San Francisco is #blessed with some of the finest sandwich shops in all of the land, thanks in part to the blend of cultures that are so close to each other geographically. You could take a leisurely stroll to North Beach for a classic Italian number-one day and hit the FIDI for roast-beef amazingness for the second. You can stop at a signature Jewish deli in Nob Hill or walk another few blocks to a place with “the best Vietnamese sandwich in America.” There are Korean steak subs in the Mission, and the turkey sandwich of your life is a stone’s throw away from Golden Gate Park. Is your mouth watering yet?’

He then goes on to critique some great local places in the city and comes to our Little Lucca’s at the end of his list as a BONUS.

  ‘A bonus listing here outside of SF, Little Lucca’s in South City is in a small house with a deck that looks like it’d be right out of Rainey Street in Austin. The sandwiches are absolutely massive and come with a unique marriage of hot pepper sauce and what they claim to be the “original” garlic sauce. If you find yourself down on the peninsula, stop in for a Lucca Combo (mortadella, ham, and salami) or a Lucca’s Chipotle Bird (chipotle turkey, bacon, cheddar cheese, vidalia onion dressing, and roasted red peppers). You won’t be disappointed. ‘

This past July KQED’s  rated Little Lucca’s as one of the best in her KQED Bay Area Bites ‘ A Guide to the Best Sandwiches in the Bay Area ‘  Everything South City has  done several pieces on Little Lucca’s and can attest to the fact this place is loved by locals and visitors alike.  Welcome to our world Adrian! And thanks for the shout outs and for the recommendations of all the other great local places in the City. (Be sure to check them all out HERE!)

To read past articles on our City’s love affair with Little Lucca’s CLICK HERE

little lucca line out the door 795 likes Sept 2013 jpg

In September 2013 we happened to take a photo of Little Lucca’s on El Camino Real with that famous line out the door.  Nearly 800 folks agreed on this FB post!


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A fun read including neighbors opinions on the best sandwich in town can be found HERE



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8 years ago

I have never eaten there, but the line is always long, so I assume it’s fantastic!

8 years ago

They’re awesome. The cleanliness and food safety is mehhhhhhhhhhhhhh but the customer service is 9/10! The food is AH-MAZING.

Jose solis
Jose solis
8 years ago

I just loveeeeeeeee them