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98 Washington St, Ste 1, Middletown, CT 06457
860.344.0222
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Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great potatoes

I ordered the veal chop with mashed potatoes and green beans. The potatoes and green beans were great. The veal was ok.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Elaine F
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Burlington, CT
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Burlington, CT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I ordered the veal chop with mashed potatoes and green beans. The potatoes and green beans were great. The veal was ok.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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137 reviews 137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stopped for oysters and wine on the front outdoor seating. The area was pleasant and the food was good. The cheapest malbec was $6.50/glass and it was excellent if you like Malbec. The service was good...not amazing or above average but good enough.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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170 reviews 170 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

From start to finish a great experience. Loved the menu, large selection of nice wines, and knowledgable and friendly wait staff. My business party was totally impressed with the oysters, entrees (pastas and scallops), wine, and dessert. I would go back in a heartbeat.

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Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was our second time here and the food and service were consistent with the first time. It has a friendly, family atmosphere and the portions are quite adequate. The Luce Combo dish was delicious and I recommend it highly. It was even better the next day.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

After reading a number of good reviews, I decided to try this place out with a friend. The atmosphere was inviting enough, the service was very good hello but the food was disappointing and overpriced. Scallops we had were tender but strangely extremely salty. We also had the quesadilla and pay an extra $8.00 for what seemed like two shrimp... More 

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New York State
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

When you enter Luce you are greeted warmly and promptly seated. Delicious bread with rosemary and garlic infused olive oil come next. We have never had a bad meal here. The atmosphere is a bit of old world charm, but very classy. We felt like we were in a New York City restaurant without the busyness. The prices are somewhat... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I had the lamb chop special and it was great. Good appetizer too some sort of cheese thing. It was a little cold in the building mainly because it was so cold outside. Comfortable seating as the table are not too close together. A little expensive as it was maybe $150 for dinner with a few drinks each. Good free... More 

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Northford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

YUM, YUM, YUM, I can not say enough good things about Luce's we get a warm welcome like we are old friends, the owner Sammy welcomed us with a drink on the house to say Happy New Year !!! our wonderful server Zumra always has a warm welcome also, this place is the best. If you are not going here,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Yummy and excellent service! Had the veal scaloppine and hubs had the rib eye. Both excellent. Really good expresso martini too.

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East Haddam, Connecticut
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Truly, the gem in Middletown and one of the best in central Connecticut! I've been too many times to count...with family, friends, co-workers, clients; and always, everything is just the best. I just came back from an impromptu lunch with me, myself and I. Sat at the bar and was rewarded with a basket of bread, olive oil infused with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 98 Washington St, Ste 1, Middletown, CT 06457
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: 860.344.0222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?