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About Luciano's - Charlotte

Luciano’s Ristorante Italiano is a venerable institution that proudly serves family-style creations inspired by the rich traditions of Naples, the regions of Emilia-Romagna and Northern Italy.

Warm, rustic interiors that celebrate an open and inviting ambiance with modern details give life to this new concept that introduces the newest flavors of the Mediterranean alongside traditional favorites such as fresh Made Pastas, home-sliced Carpaccio, innovative baked flatbreads and Luciano’s signature brick-oven Neapolitan Pizza. Inspired entrees pair formidably alongside a handsome wine bar featuring select and exclusive Wines from around the World. Join us for lunch and dinner daily and Sunday Brunch, featuring Italian creations that are not to be missed! Catering is available anywhere or for private luncheons and dinner events in our restaurant up to 60 guests.
Buon appetito!

1910 South Bloulevard
Charlotte, NC 28203
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
E Tremont Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(980) 833-1484

Website:
http://www.lucianositaly.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music Fridays

Parking Details:
Parking Deck also available

Public Transit:
East/West Blvd light rail station located within walking distance of the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
John Soilis

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Luciano's Ristorante Italiano is ideal for any occasion.

Luciano's - Charlotte Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (36)
Good for a Date (28)
Good for Anniversaries (26)
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Good for Birthdays (24)
Romantic (20)
Authentic (19)
Notable Wine List (17)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Business Meals (13)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Comfort Food (11)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Casual (11)
Good for Groups (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Fun (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Cozy (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Live Music (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great food...they accidentally brought bacon with the brussel sprouts...boom! Complimentary cheese cake for desert. It's always good there.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Excellent every time. Especially liked that I came on 1/2 priced wine bottles.

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

amazing restaurant. Decoration is beautiful!

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We had dined At Luciano’s in Duluth , Georgia and loved it. On this trip to Charlotte I saw on open table that there was a Luciano’s there. We were not disappointed!! Great food, service and atmosphere! A wonderful dining experience!! When in Charlotte I definitely recommend Luciano’s for a great dining experience!

Tags: Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Romantic, Casual, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Overall great Italian restaurant. The chicken picatta and rigatoni entrees were wonderful along with the meatball appetizer. The tortellini missed the mark as it was more like a dumpling and way way too much goat cheese. The shrimp fra Diablo had no heat whatsoever so that was more like shrimp and spaghetti sauce. Dessert was the small doughnuts with nutella, very yummy. Still a great restaurant choice.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Our waiter Daniel was AMAZING!! He took great care of us as we hung our for our anniversary. We werent rushed or hurried even though there was a line of people before we were finished. The assistant GM was there hustling along with his wait staff, helping clear tables, serve ect, he was doing everything he asked his staff to do. Staff was very kind and friendly. Food was superb. Only complaint was the noise level was quite high, but that goes along with a busy establishment. We will be back!!!

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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Fantastic fine dining, I consider it one of the BEST Italian/Seafood restaurants in Charlotte. We’ve dined there several times and have never been disappointed. Excellent service, entrees and extensive wine list. Great location in the south end of Charlotte and the valet parking is a plus.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

The food was great, the service was very good and the atmosphere was subdued. This was our second visit and we will be back.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great food!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I was disappointed in Luciano’s. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary but it was just an okay experience. The waiter seemed to be rushed, even though we were there at 5:45 (the only time we could make a reservation thru Open Table) and there were only a few tables occupied. The food was okay, nothing special. The night before I ordered a glass of wine for $12/glass at an upscale restaurant and that same glass of wine was $19 at Luciano’s. There is no reason to ever return.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Chicken picatta was amazing. Other red sauce entrees just okay.

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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Had he halibut fettuccini which was a special that evening. It was finished tableside by heating the fettuccini in a stir pan on a portable stove and then pouring it in a wheel of Parmagian, so it was creamy and delicious. The drinks were fabulous, the service a bit slow and not as attentive nor as articulate as I like and the ambience is a bit more open and brightly lit than I prefer. But all-in-all, a great evening and delicious food.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Carpaccio is world class !! Beautiful restaurant with truly outstanding offerings. No one should miss an opportunity to be there

Tags: Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Business Meals
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Great job from chef John!! Great service from bartender Kyle!! Be back this Sat..

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The service was lovely from the moment we stepped into Luciano’s !! The greater, hostess, water server and our server!! Everyone made us feel special and the food and wine was so delicious!! Enjoyed our time!!

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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 21, 2017

It seems to me the quality of the food has declined at Luciano’s my last two visits. Sadly I’m not sure I will visit again.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Great food, great value

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We went for an early dinner with family that is from out of town and everyone was very happy with their meal. The service was great and we enjoyed the atmosphere. We've been to Luciano's several times and have never been disappointed.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Wedding Aniversery

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 14, 2017

This was my 3rd visit to Luciano's and they were terrific again. The food was great, Lorena was attentive and personable. I had the tomato basil fettucini with blackened chicken and my husband had the gnocchi. Both dishes were delicious. We'll definitely go back.

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

We went there for my birthday and it was absolutely fabulous. The food was out of sight. I tried carpaccio for the first time and it was delicious. I got the house special of lobster ravioli and they were the best lobster ravioli I’ve had in years. We sat outside because the weather was perfect and cool. I would’ve given the atmosphere five stars, but we sat outside and there was plenty of traffic of course. Had a lovely romantic evening for my birthday with my husband!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, People Watching
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 6, 2017

AWESOME food, drinks & service! Amazing place to celebrate! Brought out a complimentary "Happy Anniversary" plate of cheesecake to end the evening!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Groups, Authentic, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great food and service as usual, went with group of 8 (2 newbies) and everyone raved about their meals!

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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I celebrated my birthday at Luciano’s. Server was great and food was delicious and well prepared and presented. It was 4 of us. Only thing we noticed is the Chicken Picatta was low on flavor for the chicken itself. We never use the salt shaker but unfortunately had to this time. Other than that it was great as always.

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·Dined on September 28, 2017

Best authentic Italian food! The service is exceptional as well! Every time I’m in Charlotte it’s my favorite place to go.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

We really enjoyed our evening. The food was excellent and the service outstanding. A lovely place for a date or special occasion and we will be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great job as always. We have been coming to Luciano's since it opened in ATL and followed it to CLT. Menu still remains spot on and the carpaccio is a standard that hasn't been met anywhere else for me. This visit we had a bit of a hiccup in the order however Luciano's addressed it and "turned a tragic moment into a magic moment".

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Good food, the wine is overpriced for the selection. The live music was a little loud for how empty the restaurant was. If the restaurant was packed, the music volume would have perfect. The food was solid. We got the Rigatoni, Gnocchi, wedge salad, and calamari. Would defiantly go back, we would just avoid the wine selections.

Tags: Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Nice place

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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 12, 2017

The food is wonderful and the service is excellent! This is my family's go to for any special occasion.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Savannah)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Outstanding authentic Italian served impeccably. The Dover sole was extraordinary as was the service. A must try!

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Very pleasant restaurant with good food and a nice ambiance.

Tags: Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Delightful experience, friendly service, great food, veal marsala was awesome as was carpaccio...good ambience, highly recommend for date night, anniversary or just out with friends. South end location with plenty of parking including valet!

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 8, 2017

A group of us met to celebrate a birthday and it was so fun! There was a musician duo that provided perfect background music. I go a few times a year but none of my friends had been before and I have a feeling they'll all be back. The service and food was fantastic (as always!) and everyone loved the goat cheese pomodoro as much as we do :) Thank you!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Live Music, Romantic, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Our second visit and most likely our last. Sested directly in front of a duo providing loud off key music making it nearly impossible to have a conversation. The water delivered to the table tasted like sludge and had to order a bottle of Pelligrino just to be able to have water. Between the musical racket and the nearly impossible to understand waiter communication was challenging at best. The food was marginal and both my wife and daughter became ill after eating the veal. $220 for 4 people, with no wine, was definitely not worth it.

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

We really enjoyed our evening there. Our server was very attentive and sweet. The food was very good especially the Gnocchi.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The food was absolutely delicious. The waitress was slow and disconnected. She seemed totally bored to be there. The place is attractive and in a good location. The prices are high but worth it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great local spot for go-to Italian . Lots of options for delicious food. We enjoy sitting outside.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Thought it was pricey for what it was. It's in a great location but the food wasn't really that great and I probably won't go back.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Very much appreciated no corkage fee on Monday. Complimentary sun dried tomato infused olive oil was outstanding.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
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