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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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“gnocchi” (7 reviews)
“pre fixe menu” (5 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-2326
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time at Luce. We were celebrating my husband‘s birthday. I found the atmosphere very relaxing. We all had the $29 three course dinner. We all started with an appetizer. Everyone enjoyed their choices. I had the meatballs, my husband the fried...More

Thank Alicia O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just middle of the road today. Bartender was tired from last night. Did not get the part about, no prosciutto. A bit sloppy. Will return at another time!

Thank Firstlilith
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Have been here many times in both large and small groups. Beautiful dining room, attentive wait staff, easy parking. The food is always consistently excellent- have never had a disappointing meal. Always a number of specials to choose from, too.

Thank Jonathan g
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Never a bad meal here. Always good quality, delicious Italian food. It is our "go to" place for anniversary and special celebrations.

Thank HughConnecticut
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I have been to Luce several times for both lunch and dinner with friends. They have a great pre-fixe menu.

Thank rsth411
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I've driven by this little plaza at least a million times and never knew that this gem existed... And then we went there today for a lunch for a friend. Luce is bigger than it looks and the food was great! Everybody finished their meals...More

1  Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food is great, but I’ve only been at the bar. I love it there. Warm, friendly ambience. Good food. Great cappuccino. Nice date place.

1  Thank Christine G
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My family and I went to dinner here for a celebration dinner. We went with our two kids, a three year old and a six month old. The hostess was very kind and put us in a back room, which I was happy about on...More

Thank Britt C
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Each and every time. Hands down. Over quality meal. Every thing cooked to perfection. Ask for Lauren as your server. She rocks! Thank you for everything!

1  Thank CalamityJenn
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I had been to this restaurant before but this was my first trip inside. Service and food were okay but the acoustics inside are amazing. It was so loud we decided not to go back.

Thank dbbohner
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26 October 2017|
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Response from Mesdmd | Reviewed this property |
I Believe they have a price fix menu along with their regular menu every night.
JoAnne Z
7 October 2016|
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Response from rich p | Reviewed this property |
No but it is a nice upscale restaurant. Dress casual is fine.
gail s
5 March 2016|
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Response from Richard D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Several items....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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