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Luce Restaurant & Bar

214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078 (First Ward)
704-344-9222
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Ranked #70 of 1,967 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: First Ward
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: North Tryon & 5th
Transit: 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.
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

my partner and shared an anniversary dinner here in October 2014. The eine list was good, not terribly extensive but interesting with some good, rationally priced, alternatives. Food was simply terrific--Classic Italian fare of high quality, served with care and attention to detail. The only negative, the interior design isn't up to the same level of care as the food.... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Wife and I stopped in for a casual dinner. We were happy with the food and service. But a Barcardi Rum and Diet Coke was $10!! I know this is up town Charlotte but a bottle of rum can't cost $20. Why Would you have to take advantage of customers like that?

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Part of the Conte Group in Charlotte, Luce is the premier restaurant for Italian food uptown. Run by Augusto Conte, a native of Ischia, Italy, this is real Italian food! Every dish has authentic taste, and meticulously prepared. The osso buco is my favorite - tender, so flavorful, and served with the bone marrow. The fish dishes are a a... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

One of my favorite Uptown Spots! The Chef does a terrific job mixing in traditional Italian Fare with the best of Contemporary cuisine. The food is always fresh and the wine list is perfect! To top it off, the wait staff is professional, courteous, and informed. Great place for a date night.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

read the reviews and decided to give it a try... please don't get me wrong. I don't mind paying for Food! but if I go to an Italian restaurant I expect to leave the restaurant satisfied. e started with apps and ordered the carpaccio $10 dollars for 2 slices of it! and it wasn't good! the the calamari... average but... More 

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charlotte
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I go to Luce for our Favorite Dish....MARE; lobster, scallops, calamari, mussels, clams, shrimp and peperoncino over linguini Excellent atmosphere, service, and really good food. We also go to their "sister" restaurant in Waxhaw called 'Trattoria Antica' and always have a wonderful experience.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

And that is NOT a compliment. The evening started okay. We did not have reservations, but we were early enough and they found a spot for us. The service was impeccable which is why this restaurant has been given 2 stars instead of none. We started with champagne. We did not want a full bottle as we were headed to... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Beautiful interior , fine service , great food, good wine selection very best in the center of Charlotte

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Luce in Charlotte is loud. The menu and prices match a fairly upscale seafood restaurant but the food and ambience is that of a sports bar. The music is so loud that table conversations are impossible. My fried oysters and my wife's fried shrimp were both baldly over cooked. The oysters were almost bitter. The service was excellent. Jeff is... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were recommended Luce by our hotel concierge and were very pleased with the ambiance and staff. A lovely place and, although busy, the service was attentive and very pleasant. The wine list was a good one with some interesting options but only a single choice of Rose which seemed a bit out of fashion for the time of year.... More 

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Additional Information about Luce Restaurant & Bar

Address: 214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
Phone Number: 704-344-9222
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > First Ward
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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