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CUISINES
Italian, Fusion
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

Full disclosure: I'm biased in that I'm in love with this restaurant and have dined here enough to be considered a regular. Amidst all of the chaos on Granby St., it's just nice to pop into Luce after a show for a late bite or...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

The food is incredible and the service is very good. I would definitely recommend the bread salad it is delicious with sprigs of fresh Rosemary, and the wines are moderately priced. One of the best restaurants I have been to in a while. They are...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

The food was amazing. The mussels as the appetizer was fantastic. The Lobster Gnocchi and the Capellini Della pescatore was just perfect. My husband and I went and didn’t realize you need reservations but we found a spot at the bar. I do plan on...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 23, 2019 via mobile

Third time, still a charm! This is the third time we have eaten here and it has been fantastic every time. So glad we were able to grab a seat on a busy night!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2019 via mobile

Great Little Italian Restaurant, small, but nice big bar. Evertyone at the bar eating, that right there is a tell :) Italian food by default is hard to impress with and hard to impress me. But this was well done! Wine selection was superb!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

This is a labor of love... a very small intimate space - essentially a long bar with a few side tables - but the food is outstanding. You in essence sit next to the open kitchen, and watch the chef and crew at close range....More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2019

Delightful entries and appetizers. Small restaurant with good food and service. Good wine selection.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

Rated #2 out of over 600 Norfolk restaurants, Luce’s was on our radar. We popped in at 9pm on a Saturday night without a reservation, and were served immediately at the bar by a very friendly and knowledgeable bar tender. Upon his recommendation we ordered...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

I read the great reviews and decided to try it while in town for business on my own. Sat at the bar and had great service. The lemon chicken was outstanding. It is a small place but big on food and service. Priced right too.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

The restaurant is small and intimate so if you can, make reservations. The food is amazing-unusual selections and well prepared. You won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2019
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I think that’s fine. No dress code that I’m aware of. It’s business casual. I wore a Sundress & sandals.
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