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BellaLuca cafe Italiano
SouthWest
575-894-9866

Owned and operated by Jessica Mackenzie and Byron Harrel-Mackenzie, Chef, BellaLuca is an upscale, rustic Italian eatery. Housed in a historic downtown property newly renovated to house an open display kitchen and an urban, warm, inviting dining room. Local artist shows adorn the walls on a rotating basis. Chef Byron is a graduate of Johnson and Wales and was most recently (before stepping into the private sector), the opening Executive Chef at the Signature at the MGM Grand. His resume is distinguished and he has had the privilege to work with some of the worlds top chefs at some of the best culinary properties in the States. \n\nThe menu is al la minute rustic Italian with an emphasis on seafood and local, organic and seasonal elements. Simplicity and fine accentuation of excellent ingredients are the Chefs priorities. Now serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.\n\nDINNER\nAppetizers & Salads\n\nCrab Cake $12.95 \nFried Calamari $9.95\nCapri Salad $8.95\nBruscetta $7.95\n\nArugula Salad - local & organic- $9.95\nCaesar Salad -local and organic- $7.95 (add grilled chicken $3.50, grilled salmon $9.95 or shrimp $6.00)\nField Greens Salad - organic - $4.95\n\nPasta\n\nSeafood Puttanesca $18.95\nPomodoro Linguini $9.95\nRigatoni Bolognese $12.95\nFrutti de Mar $19.95\nAlfredo $14.95 (add chicken $3.00 or shrimp $6.00)\nSpaghetti & Meatballs $10.95\nLasagna $12.95 (add meatballs $3.00)\nCannellini Beans & Greens $10.95 (add chicken cutlet $4.50)\nPesto Pasta $13.95 (add chicken $3.00 or shrimp $6.00)\nLittleneck Clams & PEI Mussels in Herb Garlic White Wine Sauce $16.95\nEggplant Parmesan $10.95 \n\nEntrees\n\nSeared Salmon $21.95\nGrilled Swordfish $20.95\nItalian Marinated 12oz Ribeye $20.95\nChicken Cutlet $12.95\nChicken Marsala $14.95\nPan Seared Sea Scallop Risotto $23.95\nFilet with Wild Mushroom Ragu $31.95\n\nThe wine list is Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winning, with local selections, organic and sustainably grown selections. Many wines available by the glass for tasting pleasure.\n\nThe beer list is unique, fun and has an emphasis on handcrafted, micro brewed beers. Organic selections.\n\nWe seek to be the best restaurant in the state. We offer excellent service in a comfortable atmosphere with fantastic food and wine.