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Luce Restaurant & Bar

214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
+1 704-344-9222
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
214 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
Neighbourhood: First Ward
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Everything about Luce is superb - the cozy atmosphere, the perfect cocktails and wine, the superior food, and the top-notch service. We love coming here when we spend an evening uptown.

Thank JBrow1975
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Had a corporate party here. The drink, service and food were excellent. They have some good Italian wine and Italian beer choices. Conveniently located at the heart of Charlotte uptown. Finding this place was a bit difficult as they do not have a board facing...More

Thank Saurav B
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We dined here when Phantom of the Opera was in town (finally getting around to writing a review). Brought friends with us who had never been. This was a favorite of ours when we moved to Charlotte 10 years ago. But since then, I feel...More

1  Thank Allison M
Reviewed 16 August 2015

My husband and I had dinner here last night, and had a most enjoyable experience from beginning to end. The cocktails were cold and refreshing. My husband had the Caesar salad followed by the seafood linguini; I started with the beet salad, then the branzino...More

1  Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice, upscale restaurant just outside the Hearst Bldg downtown or as we say in Charlotte, uptown! Wonderful service, great food, smallish portions and quiet enough to have conversation.

Thank Bcardos
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed an excellent 3 course meal at this lovely fine Italian restaurant in Uptown. Great wine menu, good saltimbocca alla Romana and desserts that were to die for. The service was some of the best I've seen in any restaurant in Charlotte including the more...More

Thank K L
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We tried Luce for Restaurant Week. We are so glad we went. Although the portions seem to be on the smaller size they were well seasoned, fresh and cook to perfection. My husband ordered the risotto. It could have had a little more lobster, but...More

Thank brequie
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Title says it all. Homemade, real Italian food served in a great dining area. The ambiance of the restaurant makes it as you feel like you're really in a hole in the wall in the middle of Italy. The chef even came to our table...More

Thank Drew V
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This restaurant took me back to Italy. Food and wines were exactly like those I experienced in Rome and Tuscany.

Thank davis b
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I took my wife here for her birthday, and she loved it. We appreciated the excellent service and my wife loved the dish she ordered. I liked what I ordered also. The interior is elegant, but we noted that there was an outside seating area...More

Thank ramius44
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dorothea f
how far is this from Mooresville?
1 May 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
How much is the food
2 October 2016|
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Response from jadunnigandc | Reviewed this property |
See the menu online
Jeffrey S
Is there Valet seevice?
4 September 2016|
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Response from jadunnigandc | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail