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Luce Ristorante

2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-2326
+1 203-407-8000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“veal” (7 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
11:30 - 14:30All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-2326
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 May 2017

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.

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
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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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4 March 2016|
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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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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