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Luce Restaurant & Bar

214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
+1 704-344-9222
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Our niece raved about the Chicken Parmesan, I had the Gnocchi, everything was delicious and the service was outstanding

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Great wines, knowledgeable staff, evolved menu, great atmosphere. Stay for dessert, and after dinner cordials/fortifiers.

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 5 January 2016

My wife and I recently brought in the New Year at Luce. I've eaten in the uptown area for years and somehow, I have never seen Luce. What a great find! From the time we were greeted by the host to the time we pushed...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I was going to see The Nutcracker with my teenagers, Significant Other and senior citizen Mom so I was looking for an Italian spot (teenagers) near the theatre (Mom) and happened upon Luce on a different web-site. When I'm in a party of more than...More

Thank Sabrina B
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

It was our first time here at this restaurant celebrating my husbands birthday. I had the salmon and my husband had the mare. Both were excellent! The house Chianti was very good. They brought a nice dessert for my husbands birthday. Overall excellent!

Thank charlotteokeefe
Reviewed 15 December 2015

You will never be disappointed with Luce. It is excellent in every way. The wait staff is very professional and the food is beautifully prepared.

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Excellent food, service - just a great place for a business meal - and just a note, they validate parking in the Hearst Tower. Great place for a date, etc.

Thank TravelManSouth
Reviewed 27 November 2015

This is a lovely small, upscale Italian restaurant in the Herst Tower in uptown Charlotte. The food is excellent. We were a group of 6. Several got Lasagna and several got Gnocchi, while one got the Tagellielli. All were prepared to perfection, as were the...More

Thank worldtravelfreek
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Had another great experience at Luce. This is the best Italian restaurant in Charlotte. Very much northern. Nice wine selection. The menu is great, but the specials are even better. Usually too full for dessert, but when I do, they are equally good. Not inexpensive,...More

Thank Lee R
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Eaten here alone, with friends, business colleagues and clients. ALWAYS wonderful. Many favorite dishes and people there. Do yourself and favor and ask for a wine choice they always steer me away from the $150 - $200 Brunello’s to the $65 Ripassos. Result = absolutely...More

Thank Mark B
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dorothea f
30 April 2017|
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Response from juliemN4353UB | Reviewed this property |
It's at least 30 minutes from Mooresville. If you want great Italian in Mooresville, try Caruso's.
Agur G
1 October 2016|
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Response from jadunnigandc | Reviewed this property |
See the menu online
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3 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
    (North Tryon & 5th)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > First Ward
  • Neighbourhood: First Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-344-9222
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