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Luce Restaurant & Bar

214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
+1 704-344-9222
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner in this restaurant and enjoyed every minute of it. From the moment you enter, you feel welcome. The restaurant was not so noisy as previous restaurants we visited in the same class. The food was excellent and served with flair. We had...More

Thank argonfroes
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

From the moment we entered Luce, we were greeted and treated as if we were old friends. The food is exceptional and as close to Italy as I have ever had in the USA. The attention to detail amazing. I had the Carbonara- perfect. My...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We have been here numerous times, and I cannot say enough about it. Probably our favorite restaurant in Uptown. Food is superb and wait staff bends over backwards to make sure that your dining experience is top notch. Highly recommend Luce for a fantastic dining...More

Thank Rcooksc
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Took a customer in July and we could not have been more pleased. The cuisine is extraordinary and the service impeccable.

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

WOW, Great place for a first date over amazing 🍷🍷 Robert is a fantastic bartender! The atmosphere is lovely and the food INCREDIBLE, wonderful menu. Even if you don’t end up with a second date I will be back again very soon.

Thank Suzy O
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We were so pleased to be seated immediately and earlier than our scheduled reservation so that we could make it to the Andrea Bocelli concert on time. The staff was thoughtful and attentive, had a great sense of humor. Luce was full with concert goers,...More

Thank abkarroubi
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner before the Bocelli concert. One of the best Italian meals we have had in a long time . This restaurant is 2 1/2 hours from our home but we would consider driving there just for dinner again. The burrata and meatball...More

Thank bpt1983
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We were seated promptly on a Friday night with our reservation. The staff was courteous and friendly. The atmosphere is relaxed and the food very good. We opted to split the veal pasta with chard. It was too small to split but delicious. Our friends...More

Thank stems22
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I am Italian and this is one of the best Italian restaurants I have visited. Elegant setting, friendly staff. My wife and I had the linguini with clams in white wine sauce -- amazing. I just about licked the plate at the end. Desserts were...More

Thank AJosephD
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were a party of four. Everyone enjoyed their meals and considered the food excellent. From stuffed peppers to Mare and 2 pasta dishes. Service was phenomenal with an attendant close by for water and wine pouring. Would absolutely go here again.

Thank BeeDub2013
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dorothea f
30 April 2017|
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Response from juliemN4353UB | Reviewed this property |
It's at least 30 minutes from Mooresville. If you want great Italian in Mooresville, try Caruso's.
Agur G
2 October 2016|
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Response from jadunnigandc | Reviewed this property |
See the menu online
Jeffrey S
4 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
    (North Tryon & 5th)
  • Public Transportation: You can use the LYNX Light Rail Blue Line and get off on the CTC/Arena station and walk towards 5th street. Walk west on 5th, one block, to the Hearst Tower located on the corner of 5th and College. Luce in located on the Tryon level of the Hearst Tower in the courtyard.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > First Ward
  • Neighbourhood: First Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-344-9222
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