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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 #48 of 1,949 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 - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: First Ward
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
Charlotte, North Carolina
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Atlanta, Georgia
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165 reviews 165 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We were tired. I was hungry, my partner was not. Had some wine, bread and Caesar salad in a nice atmosphere. I would have loved to sit outside but too hot for my partner. Looks like it had some good food. They treated us very nice with what we ordered. Just came in from a long day of travel and... More

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Jacksonville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Authentic Italian. We loved it! Best service ever. They tended to every need we had and the best mozzarella and tomatoes I have ever tasted,

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Mobile, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A great menu with outstanding pasta dishes (everyone at our table swooned over the carbonara), and excellent specials. The snapper was cooked to perfection, and the pasta fagioli was the best I've ever had. We had a large group (10), but our waiter was accommodating and totally entertaining. We all wanted him to sit down to dinner with us!

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We are 2 Italians...and Italian restaurants in the US tend to leave us unimpressed....Luce was not one of those. The menu itself exudes "autenticita". It had been restaurant week in Charlotte & selected restaurant had created special menus for that week. My partner selected a delightful Italian salad from several other starters, a special penne pasta with sweet Italian sausage... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Went for lunch during the week but it was a special occasion. The wine and food were great and so was the service. We were aware of the prices when we chose the restaurant.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We dined here several years ago and it was excellent. However, recently we went here with a group of 5 for a very special lunch celebration. We were greeted at the door by a gentleman who appeared to be unfriendly. The waitress was friendly and attentive. However, when we received our meals, we were all disappointed. The lasagna tasted like... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Outstanding, authentic Italian food. The lasagna was particularly good. Great service, too. Great restaurant that I'd recommend to anyone looking for fine Italian food.

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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 - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 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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