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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)
“osso bucco” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Attractive decor, excellent service. I had calamari as appetizer which was well prepared. As entree I considered Mare which was a seafood pasta, but decided on veal picatta. This turned out to be an excellent choice. wine menu is reasonably priced. Thie experience was an...More

Thank alvinmc67
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very good Italian food. Nice atmosphere and excellent service. Nice location downtown in the Hearst building.

Thank David H
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We went for dinner during queens feast to celebrate a friends birthday. Perfect place for a special occasion. This place is tucked away in the uptown Hearst Bldg across from an Irish pub. When you walk in you feel like you are in a special...More

Thank 1051carolinagirl
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I lived in Italy for 2 years and this place blows me away. The pesce del giorno (red snapper) was one of the best fish I've ever eaten. There were so many levels to this dish: the fileted fish with *just* enough crunch on the...More

Thank j4444
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

I was in town for a client meeting and we wanted to host a dinner for my team and our clients. Unfortunately it was restaurant week and securing a reservation at the usual suspects proved difficult. I suggested we try Luce based on a prior...More

Thank Flysforfood
Reviewed 25 January 2016

While visiting Charlotte we chose this restaurant to visit as part of Charlotte's Restaurant week. I had braised ribs with a pasta I never had before. It was delicious. My husband had a pork chop and while he liked it I didn't care too much...More

Thank TravelingAngell
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Our niece raved about the Chicken Parmesan, I had the Gnocchi, everything was delicious and the service was outstanding

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Great wines, knowledgeable staff, evolved menu, great atmosphere. Stay for dessert, and after dinner cordials/fortifiers.

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 5 January 2016

My wife and I recently brought in the New Year at Luce. I've eaten in the uptown area for years and somehow, I have never seen Luce. What a great find! From the time we were greeted by the host to the time we pushed...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I was going to see The Nutcracker with my teenagers, Significant Other and senior citizen Mom so I was looking for an Italian spot (teenagers) near the theatre (Mom) and happened upon Luce on a different web-site. When I'm in a party of more than...More

Thank Sabrina 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
Jeffrey S
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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