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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best meals we have ever eaten in the Tidewater area. Great service. Ate outside on a very pleasant evening. The tuna tartare appetizer was amazing.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would be giving this 5 stars, if not for the seating. We made reservations, but still ended up having to sit at the bar. We made the best of it, and enjoyed watching Chef & his amazing staff work their magic. Food is outstanding...& will definitely go back when in Norfolk, just wish they had more seating availableMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 11 June 2021

Twice we have been. And twice we have said, "We can't wait to come back." An experience for a special occasion, the food and the service is outstanding. Every time I have been I have never been disappointed. The ambiance is wonderful. I love their...dining room! It's so airy and elegant! The waiters and waitresses are top notch at this establishment. Truly an elevated level of service. The level of focus is unmathced and I feel like they truly cater to a unique and one of a kind level of service. I can't even tell you what to eat there because every time I go I try something new and it is amazing! But I will say, the wild boar ragu and the calamari and pepperoncini salsa is a great place to start! Can't wait to come back!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 6 June 2021

We had an early dinner reservation (5:15) and enjoyed the avocado bruschetta appetizer. Our entrées, one steak and one chicken, were excellently prepared. Our first time to Luce, and we will be back!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 30 May 2021 via mobile

This place has a hip, chic vibe with low lighting perfect for a date night. There’s a full bar with friendly service. Every dish is made from homemade pasta; I loved my vegetable pasta dish. Don’t leave without trying their basil water.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 15 March 2021

My daughter, son-in-law, and I treated my wife to a surprise night out. We couldn't have asked for a better dining experience. To begin with, our Avocado Bruschetta appetizer was delicious as were our drinks. BTW, their bar menu is extensive. Our entrees included Hunters...Sausage, Veal Saltimbocca, Sotto Scallops, and Veal Chop Di Casa. All were exceptional. My wife had no alcoholic drink and completed her meal by ordering the Midsummer Dream for dessert. She and my daughter (who had a couple of bites) claimed it to be delicious. In addition to the wonderful food, the atmosphere was terrific. Further, our server was helpful with our orders and attentive without being obtrusive. We do not typically spend nearly what we did this night for a dinner out, but it was money well spent as a special treat.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 3 February 2021

Last time here was about 7 years ago. Next time will be SOON. Excellent food and service. Had the mozzarella app on special and the seafood cioppino served as an app, followed by lobster gnocchi. Meal topped off with delicious cappuccino. Server turned us on...to a lovely Italian wine my wife ordered by the bottle a day or two later. Lovely atmosphere, professionals all around. Dinner for 3 around $200 with one drinker, most reasonable for caliber of food and service received. Will be our new go to for a Norfolk date night.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 17 January 2021

We come to Luce every chance we get. The food, ambiance and service is the best around! I highly recommend coming in and trying them out, you will fall in love. The new addition to the restaurant is gorgeous! Our server, Nick, was so sweet...and made our experience even better this visit! Chef Antonio is one of the best!More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 17 January 2021

Best food and service in the city! Chef Antonio and his staff make incredible food! The service by Nick was amazing! I would highly recommend going there!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 January 2021

Everything about this place is great. Customer service as well as the atmosphere was phenomenal. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Parking garage around the street corner
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I think that’s fine. No dress code that I’m aware of. It’s business casual. I wore a Sundress & sandals.
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Luce is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4