About Us

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Who we are

We are Lucita’s,named after our beloved mother who was a great example of being a great person. Maria Luz Rodriguez (Lucita) was born 1927 in Fresno California moves back to Mexico during the Great Depression. After loosing both parents at an early age was raised by her grandmother. Her hard life in Mexico took a turn for the best when she had the opportunity to make a decision and coming to Iowa for the sacrifice of her family she worked hard all her life but she was a determined woman and managed to Immigrate her whole family and what a legacy she left behind 

Special Events and Catering

Our restaurant is available for private events: weddings, business lunches, dinners, cocktail receptions, and more. We would love to discuss how to be a part of your next event. 

Seasonal and Local

We refuse to compromise on quality in our restaurant. That's why we source our fresh ingredients from local farmers' markets.