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Luce Restaurant & Bar

214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
+1 704-344-9222
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“branzino” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
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214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We ALWAYS have such a wonderful meal here! It is absolutely superb. We never miss out on a chance to have a family gathering or a celebration of any kind at this restaurant. The staff takes care of us with prosecco waiting at our table,...More

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I think . . . one of the best restaurants in Charlotte. For almost a decade we lived literally across the street and have ventured here many times. Always superb service and food quality. Tonight we celebrated my wife's birthday. They greeted us with a...More

Thank Muskellonge
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Luce is everything I was looking for in an outstanding Italian restaurant. White linen table cloths and lots of details that provide a five star experience. Planning my next dinner here this weekend.

Thank Quincyonian
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went to Luce for a pre-theater dinner; our seating and introduction to the menu and wines was done with expertise and graciousness. Drinks and wine were very good with a fine selection to choose from. WE had grilled octopus for appetizer......delicious, tender......gnocchi as one entree...More

Thank EdofMaineSoCarolina
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Service here was truly amazing (here for a work dinner). They customized an arugula salad to my liking. Branzino special was very good - mild fish, excellent potatoes/garlic. Food was good - but not "outstanding." Go here for the service.

Thank MNWorldTraveler
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a great upscale place with a wonderful ambience and really good Italian food. It is a bit pricey, but totally worth it. The customer service was great, and everyone was quite attentive, and checking every few minutes to see if you needed anything.

Thank Cold_Chocolate
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Luce is a fine Italian restaurant, upscale service, good wine selection, authenticate Italian food. Highly recommend for some good eats. Loved the atmosphere.

Thank rikistev
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I don't always get a chance to visit Luce because it is located in downtown (locals say, "uptown") Charlotte. I'm spoiled because the owner also has the Toscana restaurant which is within 2 miles of my home. Augusto Conti is the owner, from the island...More

Thank jim r
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Best Italian food in the Southeast! We had the most authentic Italian food ever. We have travelled all over and this is the best.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful décor, attentive service and homemade pasta come at a price. But Luce's a little high. My pasta with oxtail ragu was rich and delicious but several of the noodles were stuck together. They are charging New York prices, but falling a bit short of...More

Thank RogerandPeggy
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
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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