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98 Washington St, Ste 1, Middletown, CT 06457
860.344.0222
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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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
Good for:
Romance
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 37
    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
Relaxed and inviting atmosphere with good food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
jc0425
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Connecticut
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Connecticut
Senior Contributor
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
24 helpful votes 24 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
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 reviews 5 reviews
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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Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

There are a few Italian restaurants to choose from downtown and this one is my favorite. Outdoor sitting in the summer allows for some interesting people watching.

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Berlin, Connecticut, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

It was our first visit to Luce in Middletown, CT and we will be back! Our reservation was for 6:30 (early since we were trying to juggle dinner and a movie which isn't always easy to do). We were greeted warmly at the reservation desk and by the manager. Our table was ready and we were immediately escorted to it.... More 

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Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Went to Luce tonight for dinner with friends. Started with a cheese plate. For $14.95 the four of us for 3 pieces of hard toast and what amounted to about $3 with of cheese. There were supposedly 7 cheeses and we had literally 3 morsels of each cheese. Maybe dollops. On a huge plate. Then we got salads which were... 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: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, 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?