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About LUCE Ristorante - East Norwich
LUCE Ristorante - East Norwich is a fine dining Italian restaurant dedicated to the highest quality of food and level of service. Innovative specialty dishes from all regions are created to be enjoyed in an elegant setting.
To our Luncheon Guests, LUCE Ristorante - East Norwich will not be serving lunch in 2018 until further notice. Please come join us for dinner!
East Norwich, NY 11732
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Northern Blvd (25A)
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Live Italian Jazz every Tuesday night from 6pm to 10 pm from May to Sept with Paul Effman and his trio
Full Catering Menu
Self parking with 100 parking spots.
Syosset Train Station and Hicksville Train Station
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Luce Andare Food truck
LUCE Ristorante - East Norwich Ratings and Reviews
I have to say I rather disappointed, it was restaurant week and everybody participates but Luce. I wound up spending a fortune that night. I tried it out because I want to have a party for my son's graduation. To find out not only that I spend a fortune that they are closing next week so I wound up going there for nothing
We went with a group for NYE. Service was attentive and never pushed us to move faster. Menu offered a good selection of Italian cuisine without being intimidating. Wine list was good ranging from low end weekday wines to some high end cabs eg 95+ . Cavetelli bolognese was very good. Portions were appropriate for one hungry person - barely enough room for the deserts although they were outstanding. We will go there again as it's likely to become a favorite.
We have dined here numerous times. The owner and staff are very friendly; the service is excellent and the food is first rate. We had the Chicken Scarpaiello; SSalmone Provenzale, Gamberoni Scampi. All were excellent with exceptional sauces. The desserts are fresh and the Strawberry Napoleon was delicious and very light and flaky. Highly recommended.
Greeted with a smile by the owner who personally seated us in a nice corner table.
Great service throughout our visit.
Seafood salad appetizer was fresh and the size of an entry.
Risotto is second to none on Long Island.
Each glass of wine was twice the amount you would expect and delicious.
What a terrific dining experience.
I hadn't been to Luce in a lot of years, we previously lived closer but I had remembered the food being very good. I had to leave my credit card to hold the reservation, but I figured they were a busy restaurant that couldn't afford the cancellations. It was a Saturday night and the place was half empty.
And the food? What a disappointment. Having brought friends that own a restaurant just felt embarrassing. The food was dry and just not that great. The service was good and our waiter and hostess were very friendly, but that just didn't make up for the food.
Service was terrible, wait staff barely spoke English, had to ask for everything including menus.
Seafood dish was disgustingly fishy, medium rare lamb chops came out medium.
Waiter spilled half of my wife's martini on the table, never offered another.
Took forever to get our food and check
2.5 hours total
While I have dined frequently at Luce it was my birthday and I wanted to be sure that my dinner was perfect. This is one of my favorite restaurants because it never disappoints. I anticipated an appetizer and probably the whole roasted Bronzino that they do to perfection. I went for the fresh burrata w/ melon and prosciutto. The dish emphasizes Luce's forte--great ingredients, a superb prosciutto among them. My Bronzino idea was sidetracked by the pasta special-house-made pappardelle with sea scallops and shrimp in a light cream sauce. It was superb. My wife ordered the veal chop and was very pleased with it. There are Italian restaurants and ITALIAN RESTAURANTS. Luce ranks among the very best. Their emphasis on fresh and exceptional ingredients makes the difference.
Luce is one of our very favorites in East Norwich... actually, not limited to East Norwich. One of our favorites, full stop.
Whenever we dine at Luce, the owner, Dominik, always greets us like old friends. The menu is excellent. The wine list is excellent. The service is excellent.
The regular menu has lots of options, and we have never once been disappointed. The specials are usually interesting, and they do not hesitate to tweak the menu to our liking.
Fresh pasta, great fish, top notch salads. Yummy!
Luce is recommended, without question or hesitation!
First time visit, but will be back. The grilled jumbo shrimp on grilled zucchini appetiser was the picture of simplicity but an absolutely note perfect combination of flavours and textures. They should serve it as a main course. Homemade cavatelli with a slow-cooked Bolognese sauce got a rave review, as did the special salad of arugula, grilled watermelon and fresh buffala. Grilled salmon with scallops and spinach was perfectly cooked and substantial. Not a duff plate on the table.
Busy Friday evening clearly had the staff running at their limit, but it was striking how genuinely friendly everyone remained. The attitude clearly starts at the top. Our booking went fro 3 to 6 at the last minute, and so the only table to accommodate us was by the door, but the owner went out of his way to make sure we were happy. It’s tough to fault a restaurant for being popular, and we forgot about the location once the food arrived. It says something about a business when you see smiles on the faces of the staff even under the pressure of a full house.
Not a flaw, but a fact - hard surfaces mean this is not a quiet venue, at least when every table is occupied . Clearly lots of locals and regulars, and the atmosphere is relaxed. Looking forward to a return visit.
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