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245 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1813
+1 757-502-7260
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“wild boar ragu” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“veal chop” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
245 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1813
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant failed to record my reservation and could not accommodate my party at all as a result. Though they offered appologies, they did nothing to remedy the situation.

Thank U3184YKheatherh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Norfolk again from Manhattan to look at condos. Wife and her BFF left me at the hotel and said they dropped in at Luce for an early dinner, sat at the bar, said everything was just as wonderful as it had been in December....More

Thank Fred193
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

What a great place.....great ambiance....AMAZING service and great food......I always bring friends here when they visit.

Thank Yorkdog
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Met my Realtor here for Dinner. Chef (Owner) was gone on a trip but had just made Lasagna the night before. It was sooo good. We had to rush off for our Show at The Wells Theatre but returned for dessert and a glass of...More

Thank Ladybau
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I have eaten at a lot of restaurants around the world. Chef Antonio has one of the best places I have ever been too. The food is fantastic -- you have to order the wild boar ragu. Pair it with Barolo. And start out with...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 22 December 2017

While in Norfolk from Manhattan, looking at condos downtown that might bring us here when we retire, leasing agents kept recommending we have dinner at least once at LUCE.....and they were right. LUCE is a great place in every way: menu, food, wine, service, hospitality,...More

1  Thank Fred193
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Saw great reviews on here and wanted to give it a try. We were treated like we were imposing on them when we walked in. Then, with only one table occupied we were seated right in front of a window and the door. I explained...More

5  Thank Marcie S
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Luce is a dimly lit place in the heart of Downtown Norfolk with just a few tables, a good wine list, and a fantastic menu. The portions aren’t ridiculously huge like most American-Italian restaurants, but the flavors and textures are near to perfection. The customer...More

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Small, but great joint in Norfolk. Fantastic food, and impressive wine list! I enjoyed the Mushroom Toast appetizer, and the Wild Boar Ragu as the main (paired with the Vino Nobile de Montepulciano). Plus, I got to sit at the counter right in front of...More

Thank andrew r
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Charming atmosphere and great food. Had the lobster w/gnocchi (you can change to pasta) and it was delish. Small place so make reservations in advance.

Thank helwhls
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Ladybau | Reviewed this property |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:45 - 00:00
16:45 - 02:00
16:45 - 02:00
16:45 - 02:00
16:45 - 02:00
16:45 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1813
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-502-7260
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