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Luce Ristorante

2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-2326
+1 203-407-8000
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (7 reviews)
“prix fixe” (5 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-2326
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has excellent food. I have been there for bridal showers, baby showers and to dinner. They do a nice spread for showers and the food was great for dinner as well. Nice atmosphere. Place for a NICE dinner.

Thank MIGLIACCIO1955
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Impeccably clean kitchen. Seasoned wait staff. Excellent food buying. Wine cellar that is amazing. I want to break in and eat and drink myself to a fine death. With a smile on my face! Grazie. Prego.

Thank Firstlilith
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Quite pleased by the Price Fixe menu with its extensive selections. My wife declared the mussels broth the tastiest ever. My meatballs and veal both exceptional. The salad was only okay.

Thank Joebob2014
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My husband and I went for an early dinner on Valentine's Day and had a wonderful time! The food was excellent as was the wine selection. The wait staff made every effort to ensure that we wanted for nothing. Expect a full and elegant menu...More

Thank dpfeiff
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We met for a business lunch. The crabcake special consisted of two very small crabcakes and a tiny pile of shredded vegetables. The salads, on the other hand had large slabs of salmon that the ladies could not finish. The food come out well good,...More

Thank Live2traveldaworld
Reviewed 1 February 2017

My husband took me to Luce for my birthday and we were both very impressed. The service and food were both excellent. I had the seafood risotto and it was the best risotto I have ever had. So delicious! Everything about the place was special,...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Luce has been the place for many of my family's most special moments. From the time I proposed to my wife to celebrating births and birthdays, Luce has always delivered perfect service and wonderful food. The prices are reasonable for the quality of food and...More

Thank Preacherman1973
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We started with the panned cotte. It tasted like it was made in a big batch earlier in the day, packed into a serving dish and heated up again before serving. It should been crisp on top but the whole thing was soggy throughout. Too...More

Thank teddy33050
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Our group visited here for a holiday celebration. The service was very good. Unfortunately, though they had indicated that they were willing to do individual checks when the reservations were made by phone, they reneged once we were onsite.The food was okay, but nothing particularly...More

2  Thank ICFG
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

First, I'll start with the good things. The service was attentive and good. Although the server was very busy and at times, did seem like we were waiting forever, that's a typical Italian style. Don't expect fast service but that's OK. For the most part,...More

Thank Alon S
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JoAnne Z
Is there a dress code
7 October 2016|
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Response from Joyce C | Reviewed this property |
I think lunch is more casual but more dressy, even casual dressy, for dinner.
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gail s
Do they serve gluten free also? GF pasta and/or bread?
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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