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Luce Ristorante

2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518
(203) 407-8000
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Ranked #13 of 147 Restaurants in Hamden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Hartford CT
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My wife and I had reservations for a Saturday night; good thing; it was pretty full. Parking is limited but adequate. The few outside decorations are tasteful and attractive - especially at night. We were shown to our seat by a hostess who was polite but not anxious to have conversation. Our meals were nicely timed and well prepared. The... More

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Staten Island, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I visited Ristorante Luce for lunch ,during a recent visit to Hamden. I was very pleasantly surprised. the food was excellent .The service left nothing to be desired. The calamari fritti was a treat to the pallet as was the gnocchi .The atmosphere made the meal even more pleasant.A top notch staff rounds out the experience I very strongly recommend... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

As always the food and drink at Luce's was exquisite. Alan is an outstanding waiter and very attentive. The blackened salmon was done to perfection. A great place to dine and celebrate a special occasion. They also have great appetizers if you are interested in lighter fare.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I decided to celebrate our anniversary last Tuesday night. What a memorable evening! We asked the waiter for a wine recommendation and we were delighted with the Zinfandel he suggested. The broth for the mussel appetizer was so good that we asked for more bread to soak it in. I had the chicken parmesan and my husband... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

On September 11th I made a reservation for my 23rd anniversary at Luce's. I spoke directly to the owner explaining how I would like a special table and a bottle of Moet chilled for the occasion. She told me this was the place for a romantic anniversary. Let me tell you this, it has been two years since I've been... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

I was expecting more in the way of quality and taste. Our waiter was excellant and he also made suggestions for dinners. For a fine Italian restaurant I was surprised at the blandness of everything including our lemon dessert that was only a hint of lemon taste. The wine selection was unbelievable and expensive for the selection. Also, very loud... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I was there for lunch with friends and asked the waitress if they still had a certain pasta and shrimp dish. She said they did. We ordered drinks and then she took food orders, I told her I'd have the dish we discussed earlier. When it came, there was no shrimp in it and she said I didn't order shrimp.... More

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Constant Traveller
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254 reviews 254 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I visited this restaurant with a friend in early May 2014, and dinner for two without a lot of adult beverages tapped out just over $100 before tips. That makes it border-line expensive, which is OK if the food is worth it. And it was, but barely. I think the other reviewers have it right: a good choice, but this... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Wow! Wouldn't recommend dining here. Mother's Day is about family. How could they not offer a child's menu? Ridiculous and totally overpriced. It's not for kids! Sorry but I'm a parent and I love that I have options where I can brings child! My child is not a little child but under 12 so there could be a choice for... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Luce is a fine Italian restaurant with a great wine list. Not fast food so go to enjoy yourself not just eat.

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Additional Information about Luce Ristorante

Address: 2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518
Phone Number: (203) 407-8000
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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