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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!

1053 Oyster Bay Road
East Norwich, NY 11732
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Northern Blvd (25A)

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(516) 624-8330

Website:
http://www.luce-ristorante.com/

Entertainment:
Live Italian Jazz every Tuesday night from 6pm to 10 pm from May to Sept with Paul Effman and his trio

Catering:
Full Catering Menu

Parking Details:
Self parking with 100 parking spots.

Public Transit:
Syosset Train Station and Hicksville Train Station

Additional:
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

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (11)
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Casual (3)
Comfort Food (3)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2016

First time here and not disappointed. Greeted by name when we walked in so I guess the host assumed (correctly) that it was us at the appropriate reservation time- which was nice.
Requested a quiet back table away from the kitchen and that's what we got - as quiet as can be expected on a busy Saturday night - lol.
Food and drinks and service were excellent.
Asked server for suggestions but he said all the specials were good so he really didn't know - not a problem though.
Definitely coming back soon.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2016

A lovely restaurant, broad selection of dishes with excellent daily specials, very attentive service. Eat there frequently - consistently pleased.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 24, 2016

Wonderful nicely paced meal, owner very hands on at the tables, making sure you have a great dining experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2016

Pleasant aptmosphere, staff attentive but not pushy or intrusive. No pressure to finish and leave!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2016

The meal was good as always. Very busy that night, service a bit off

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 14, 2016

This was our first occasion to dine at LUCE though we live in the neighborhood and hadn't noticed it nestled away in a beautiful corner of Long Island. The menu was varied and the quality of the ingredients used was evident throughout the many courses we enjoyed. I will look forward to our next occasion to dine there.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2016

Great service, wonderful meals and beautiful decor! One of our favorite restaurants.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2016

Food is consistently amazing!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2016

Another perfect dining experience at Luce Ristorante. We were warmly greeted by Dominick the owner and our meal was delicious from start to finish! I highly recommend the calamari. There lengthy wine list adds to our meal every time. We will be back soon.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2016

My wife took me here for my birthday celebration. Nice atmosphere, the food choices we made were excellent, the service was great and the ambiance quite nice.i

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 13, 2016

Generally quiet and refined dining with quality service. Live music on some nights, so check first if this is not your thing.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 9, 2016

Food was delicious and the service was impeccable. Would definitely return.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 2, 2016

Consistently the best restaurant on Long Island.
From risotto to pasta with pesto, you can't go wrong.
Service with a smile and a friendly attentive owner.
Put this place on your list.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 25, 2016

Dined on a Saturday night, food was good except swordfish overcooked despite requesting medium rare. Service very slow.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 21, 2016

Food is just average. Pasta appears to mirror supermarket ready brands. Sometimes they do not credit your Open Table account.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2016

Another delicious meal at Luce! This particular day was quite warm and we decided to dine outside on the patio. Simply elegant! Highly recommend.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 19, 2016

Outstanding pasta dish and fish special! Luce never disappoints. Thank you!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2016

lovely evening! Our reservation was honored and we were seated upon arrival. The drinks were plentiful & when seated warm bread & cheese & olives were placed on the table. The host, Dominick was very welcoming, especially to newcomers... we WILL be going back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2016

The food and service were good as usual. The noise level was loud, but one could still have a conversation.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on May 14, 2016

We were there to celebrate our 34th anniversary.Service was so poor. Took an hour for our main course to come and I had to call over the owner to complain............You would think he would have certainly come to our table to apologize in advance of the long wait but no such thing. He finally saunters over and says I apologize.............that was it..............never to be seen again.
The most insincere apology I've seen in quite some time.
Maybe because it was our anniversary plus the hour wait , he may give us dessert on the house...................no such thing.
Arrogance at its best at your typical L.I expensive restaurant .
Best thing we could do is cross it off the list and rate it lousy as we've done.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 12, 2016

They are very accommodating, the food is excellent and we loved the ambiance. It feels like what it is, an upscale Italian Restaurant. It can be a bit pricey but in our opinion it was worth it. The Napoleon dessert was light and flaky. We also attended two large birthday parties here and they did a first rate job. It is a great place for a celebration. The service was excellent each and every time we were here. Attentive but not intrusive.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 1, 2016

Luce is a hidden gem! Delicious food and terrific ambiance. The owner always finds a way to make us feel at home. Five star dining!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 30, 2016

We invited our friends to join us at Luce, our dinners were delicious ...

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 29, 2016

The ambiance, particularly inside, is excellent with very good service. The food preparation was nothing to rave about and a bit pricy.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 19, 2016

Even with the busy restaurant week crowd, Dominic the owner still found the time to greet us and thank us for dining! My Branzino was cooked to perfection! We cannot wait to visit again soon. Another incredible meal!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 16, 2016

We were seated literally one table away from the back

And it appears you have vey slow service there

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 14, 2016

As always. My favorite place to bring a guest for business. Dom knows how to run a great ristorante. Marvin attends to our every need. LUCE is my home away from home.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 8, 2016

Wonderful ambiance, terrific service, and exquisite food! Thank you for the perfect Friday night dinner. We will be back soon!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 12, 2016

Luce Ristoranté is one of my favorite restaurants to bring my family and friends! The entire staff is extremely friendly and you are always greeted by the gracious owner, Dominick. Everyone who works there goes above and beyond to ensure your experience is top of the line. The atmosphere is classy, warm and inviting. And the food is to die for! Whenever I get the chance to make it out on the island, I go to Luce! Highly recommend!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 9, 2016

My husband and I wanted a date night and had a gift card to Luce. We were thrilled to find a neighbor restaurant with great food, wonderful ambience and a place fit for foodies. Luce is as good as any Manhattan restaurant. We loved it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 5, 2016

Excellent cuisine and service. Thank you!

Margaret I.Cuomo, M.D.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 27, 2016

Let me start by saying it was my first time to Luce but it definitely won't be my last. WOW, where should I begin. We were warmly greeted by our hostess who promptly escorted us to our table. Our waited brought our pre-dinner drinks and menu were I informed him that we were in no rush. He didn't make us feel rushed to order even though the restuarant was completely full. Which was key to a relaxing and enjoyable evening. Now, as for the food, delicious. After our drinks, we ordered two glasses of wine and an appetizer. We had fresh mozzarella, prucuetto, roasted peppers, asparagus, not to mention the sharp cheese and olives which were brought out when we were first seated. They were so fresh and delicious that the flavors actually exploded in your mouths. As a main course, my girlfriend ordered the grilled shrimp w/ vegetables which were to die for. I ordered the cavatelli in a ragu sauce which was simply fantastic. The owner, Dominic, was a pleasure to speak with when he visited our table and was a gracious host. I can not say enough good things about Luce. Top rated all around.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 20, 2016

The owner was welcoming . However, the service was uneven and the main meal took a very long time in arriving. They did honor all changes as requested to the preparation of the dishes. X

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2016

Valentine's Day at LUCE. It should have been memorable and it was...but not for all the right reasons. Let's begin with the good. The food was wonderful. The taste of each dish was excellent, as was the presentation. The restaurant itself is beautiful. It's welcoming and warm, as you would hope.
And then comes the bad news. The service was ABYSMAL. while our waiter was pleasant enough, the level of service was poor at best. When I'm at a restaurant, I expect to feel special, or at least wanted there. Here? Not even close. The entire wait staff seemed to suffer from the same malaise. Instead of helping customers and making their experience pleasant, they're just hanging around, chattering with each other rather loudly and responding slowly to customers, if at all. When I tried to get their attention, it took a lot of effort. I can understand that, at fine restaurants, the wait staff should be unobtrusive, but this went beyond. They really need to retrain their wait staff.
In short, what would have been a five-star meal was ruined by indifferent service. It's a real shame, because the food at LUCE is exquisite.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 6, 2016

LUCE has superb cuisine and service. Bravo!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 30, 2016

It was our first time here and it was a lucky find. The Pistachio Chicken Pasta Pesto Pasta special may have been one of the best dishes I ever tasted. The fish was fresh and tasty.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 28, 2016

Excellent food and staff. A very comfortable place.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 22, 2016

Luce is one of our favorite restaurants. The food and service is always good and not overpriced. We have been there many times with friends and family and they always want to go back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 16, 2016

The service was slow and at times we felt abandoned. We had to ask 3 times to refill on water.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 9, 2016

My wife and I went to Luce on Saturday night and had a great meal. My meatball appetizer was fantastic and my lamb was cooked to perfection.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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