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Luce Ristorante

2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-2326
+1 203-407-8000
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Closes in 2 min
11:30 - 14:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-2326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good Italian food. Great ambience and good service. Luce is one of our favorite restaurants to go in Hamden. Our one complaint is that the prices are a bit high. The pasta dishes are all at or above $20. My SO's favorite pasta dish...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my 74 years of restaurant dining experience I have never encountered treatment as rude, inconsiderate, and unprofessional as that which Lucè demonstrated. I made reservations 2 months in advance of a family birthday celebration for my 2 daughters, and the night prior to our...More

Thank CT-OldGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While waiting to meet friends for dinner, we were treated to excellence to make us feel comfortable and taken care of. Our server Edwin (sp?) provided top notch service. Complimentary bruschetta with a bean salad was served while we perused the menu along with crusty...More

Thank Loretta P
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great food and presentation. If you have a drink you love and they don't have it, the bartender who is considering retirement in a couple of years knows exactly what would make up for the absent drink.

Thank florenceh316
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We went to Luce last night--there were very few tables there, which was fine as it was a Monday evening and that is somewhat expected; however, the service was terrible. It took forever for our drinks to come--both times. It was a rarity to see...More

Thank K0414
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I used to really enjoy eating at Luce, but that has changed because they have changed. I like chicken, I often order chicken when we dine out. The last two times we ate at Luce, I ordered chicken. Both times, while the sauce was tasty,...More

Thank zogor
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We called last minute on a Friday for a reservation, and they were able to accommodate us. It was very busy. They were having a pre-fixe menu special, so we tried that. We had Fried Calamari, and Spring Rolls for and appetizer. Our entrees were...More

Thank jlkkshic
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to Luce many times and have never been disappointed with the quality of food. Diverse menu and well presented. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Mesdmd
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My wife and I ate here Saturday night. They were running a pre fixe menu special that we both decided to try. The appetizers were, but we ordered two different chicken dinners. Both pieces of chicken were dry and the side that came with them...More

Thank uconnrogue
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We had the specials--veal chop and filet mignon with gnocchi appetizer. It was the best gnocchi we ever had! Fritz, the server, recommended it and was very familiar with all of the specials and choices. I think wait for the food comes from each plate...More

Thank cheshirearea
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JoAnne Z
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Response from rich p | Reviewed this property |
No but it is a nice upscale restaurant. Dress casual is fine.
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5 March 2016|
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Response from Richard D | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-407-8000
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