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Luce Restaurant & Bar

214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
+1 704-344-9222
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“osso bucco” (11 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I don’t care for a wild New Year’s Eve nor do we care for cute New Year’s Eve menus. Luce was fabulous (we are critical and like fine dining). The bartender made a great martini, the service was friendly and efficient, and...More

Thank cvsurgrc2016
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Came here for a business dinner with 5 other people and enjoyed the experience very much. Ordered the Osso Bucco and Creme Brulee and they were both exquisite. Osso Bucco melted in my mouth. Atmosphere was very nice, service staff was very helpful with the...More

Thank jhansen2014
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Luce is one of the nicer Italian restaurants in Charlotte with a somewhat formal atmosphere, excellent service and very good food. The high level of service and attention was clear from the moment we entered the restaurant and continued through the meal. The menu had...More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I heard great reviews of Luce and had to experience it ourselves. First impression was full of excellence with grand decor and ambiance. Waiter/waitress staff on the spot with all. Appetizer bruschetta tasty but nothing to it. 4 mini pieces that are...More

1  Thank JohnT01Traveler
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Group of 6 - everyone was happy with all appetizers, salads and main dishes. Lemon drop martini was amazing and Made was an amazing main dish. Service was excellent. Food was slow to come out - good that we had drinks and appetizers.

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Went to lunch here with colleagues on a short trip to Charlotte. Very surprised how few diners were in the restaurant, so started a bit nervous. However, that quickly dissipated with the friendly and accommodating staff. Bread was accompanied with a cannellini bean "salad" and...More

Thank josietravelers
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed dining at Luce with another couple tonight. The atmosphere is elegant and the service is very attentive. We enjoyed their roasted beet salad, bruschetta, Seabass, scallops, mare, and Osso buco entrees as seen below. A very nice experience for all.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Service and food total positives! Grilled octopus appetizer was to die for! Veal chop, veal pasta and scallops all AMAZING. We are in Charlotte college touring and hope the child chooses a nearby school just so we can eat here again😀

Thank Tammy and Kevin B
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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
1 October 2016|
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Response from jadunnigandc | Reviewed this property |
See the menu online
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3 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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