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Luce Ristorante

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2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518
(203) 407-8000
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 4
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Yes...we liked this place.... The food and service were very good and the pre fix menu had many selections..... It's a good place to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Yes...we liked this place.... The food and service were very good and the pre fix menu had many selections..... It's a good place to eat.

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Went for dinner with another couple, and 3 of 4 ordered off the "prix fixe" menu which included fresh sliced bread with EVOO, appetizer, house salad and entree. My husband had meatballs topped with ricotta, and I had a bowl of mussels steamed in broth. Both were ample and delicious! For dinner he had the pork chop with peppers, onions... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Quiet and excellent entrees and service. Venue tucked away and staff is in "easy to please" mode. Will go back next time in town.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Slow service; expensive but food is decent! the style and locations of the restaurant is good with ample parking. Not on the top of my list

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Went here for dinner (price fixe), appetizers were excellent and the entrees were delicious and the service was average. The wine list is extensive, but way over priced, there are no reasonably priced selections.

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New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were celebrating our 14th wedding anniversary and he decided to surprise me and take me here. We are never disappointed when eating here. The food and staff are fantastic. The atmosphere is very pleasant and we enjoy ourselves whenever we are here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have been here several times and it never disappoints! It is great for a fancy date night, anniversary, or any celebration. I came here both times I graduated to celebrate with my family. The food is outstanding. There is also seasonal outdoor seating.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

great food but very expensive. You can go there for a special occasion but bring your pocketbook. The atmosphere is very romantic for couples and the wait staff is very friendly. I really enjoyed my dinner.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Food was very good. Waitress was rude and service was non existent. I would not recommend dining in this " fine dining " establishment.

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CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Met our cousins there recently. The waiter knew their menu very well as well as a nice wine recomendation. Being Lactose intollerent I apperciated his help with changing a meal to leave out dairy. The bar is very nice and I think outside seating is now availble too. They folks always do a great job!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2977 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: (203) 407-8000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?