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ANY TAKE OUT ORDER OVER $50 WILL RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY BOTTLE OF WINE 

To ensure the accuracy of your order, we ask that all take out orders be placed through our online system. A 10% Service Charge is added to every order. 

Italian Catering by Ristorante Luce is available for all of your upcoming social and business events! Choose from a variety of pre-packaged Italian dishes or create your own. Pick-up or delivery are both options for this item. Call anytime for available Italian Catering form anywhere in Hamden, Connecticut.

You can now order Luce through DoorDash! Please see the “Order Delivery” page on the left!

 

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A P P E T I Z E RS

Cocktail

iced shrimp cocktail; horseradish cocktail sauce & lemon 16

Pizzetta

Thin oven fired pizza; creamy burrata mozza & pomodoro
15 add arugula & prosciutto 8,

Gnocchi

Pan seared house-made potato dumplings; duck confit ragu 16

Soffritto

A Neopolitan favorite. Small cubes of veal hearts simmered in a spicy pomodoro sauce 15

Seafood Crepe

Housemade crepe rolled with shrimp, scallops, calamari, & spinach; madiera wine sauce 15

Caprese

Liuzzi fresh mozza, vine ripe tomatoes, & roasted peppers. olive oil & fresh basil14

Meatballs

Baked Certified Angus Beef meatballs, light tomato sauce & Liuzzi ricotta; basil 15

Arancini

Asparagus & smoked mozza rice cakes, panko crusted; roasted pepper puree 14

Pane Cotto

Luce favorite, escarole and beans sautéed with Ciabatta bread & broiled to a golden brown 14

Broccoli Rabe

AndyBoy Broccoli rabe and Longhini sausage sautéed with garlic and olive oil 15

Mozza Fritta

Breaded mozzarella served with marinara sauce; grated parmigiano reggiano 14

Fritti

Crispy fried tender squid; marinara sauce 16 or

NY style add 4

Spring rolls

chicken & arugula with parmiggiano cheese port wine drizzle  14

Mare

Sea scallops, shrimp, scungilli, and squid salad, chilled. Lemon Extra Virgin olive oil dressing 17

Mussels

Cultivated P.E.I mussels steamed in a lemon garlic sea broth with roasted fennel & speck 14

Burrata

Fresh liuzzi burrata with ripe garden tomato, baby arugula & red beet salad (sharing portion) 16

Rapini

Andyboy broccoli rabe and Longhini sausage sauteed with garlic and olive oil 15

SALADS

Luce

Baby arugula, frisee, goat cheese, dried cherries, and candied walnuts; pomegranate vinaigrette
12

Cesare

Crispy romaine tossed with our own Caesar dressing and rustic croutons
12

Mediterranea

radicchio, belgium endive, arugula tossed with E.V.O & Roland balsamic vinegar 12

 

Endive

Shaved endive, baby spinach, gorgonzola, candied walnuts & dried cranberries; balsamic glaze 12

 

Add to any salad: (3) shrimp $12 ~ 10 oz chicken $12  ~8 oz salmon $12

SOUPS  $10

Scarola con fagioli

Pasta e fagioli

 

 

   ENTREES

Gluten free pasta available $4

Misto Portofino

shrimp, scallops, calamari, clams & mussels simmered in a fresh pomodoro sauce; DeCecco spaghetti  36 , fra diavolo upon request 

Vongole

Rhode Island little necks steamed in a garlic sea broth- DeCecco spaghetti (red or white)  34

Orecchiette Siciliana

longhini sausage sauteed with red bell peppers, onions , tossed with ear shaped pasta & grated parmigiano 27

Barese

pan seared house made potato gnocchi with broccoli rabe, sweet sausage, & cannellini beans; grated parmiggiano 28

Risotto

morsels of shrimp, scallops,calamari, & baby clams simmered with arborio rice in a light tomato stock  28

Penne Pollo

Julienne grilled chicken, fresh asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes; touch of cream 26

Ravioli

lobster filled pasta pillows; vodka cream sauce 30

Toscana

Fettuccine egg noodle, fresh tomatoes, peas, & diced prosciutto; light pink cream sauce 28

Gnocchi Bolognese

House-made potato dumplings, in a slow simmered veal ragout; scoop of Liuzzi ricotta 27

Sorrentino

Thinly sliced veal lightly battered, layered Prosciutto, eggplant, & mozza; light sauce and peas 30

Parmigiana

Chicken breast milanese with light pomodoro sauce; Melted mozza & side of penne pasta 28

Salentina

Boneless chicken breast, layered with proscuitto & smoked mozza; shitake mushrooms & artichokes 28

Siena

Chicken breast rolled with spinach, fontina cheese, & diced prosciutto; shitake mushrooms fresh tomato cognac sauce 28

Limone

Boneless chicken breast lightly egg-battered with wilted spinach, fresh lemon & white wine 28

Pork Chop

Grilled double cut bone-less pork chop,  Sautéed broccoli rabe or Siciliana style 32

Valdosta

Thinly sliced veal scaloppine, layered prosciutto & mozzarella; sautéed shitake mushrooms 30

Milanese

Lightly breaded veal cutlet, baby arugula salad & tomato bruschetta; dressed with extra virgin olive oil 30

Pesto

Pan-seared jumbo shrimp, tossed with fresh basil pesto, DeCecco fettuccine 29

Salmone

Fresh atlantic salmon filet blackened; asparagus risotto drizzled with basil infused olive oil 29

Bisteccha

16 oz grilled N.Y. Strip, sauteed shitake mushrooms & gorgonzola; natural demi  m/p

 

 

DESSERT  11.95

Apple Crisp 

Cheesecake with fresh strawberries 

Tira mi su  

Chocolate mousse cake  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pick up, curbside, or delivery of your favorite Italian food.

Restaurant Pickup: Italian Catering

Your order will be ready to go when you receive it. Please don’t hesitate to ask us for assistance in loading your vehicle. Most welcome specially for Italian Catering. 

Front Door Delivery: Italian Delivery

Directly from our kitchen to your door. Simply pick a date and time and you’re ready to go.

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2987 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Directions

I-91 North or I-91 South
Take Exit 10 (Route 40). Follow to second exit (Whitney Avenue) and take a right at the light. Ristorante Luce will be on your right, beyond the next light.

Merritt Parkway / Route 15 North
Take Exit 61 (Whitney Avenue, Hamden). Make a right at end of ramp. Follow for seven lights and Ristorante Luce will be on your right.

Merritt Parkway / Route 15 South
Take Exit 62 (Whitney Avenue, Hamden). Make a right at end of ramp. Follow for seven lights and Ristorante Luce will be on your right.

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Lunch
Monday – Friday 11:30 – 2:30

Dinner
Monday – Thursday  5:00PM – 9:00PM

Friday – Saturday 5:00PM – 10:00PM

Closed Sundays

Available for Sunday Private Parties of 40 or more.

open 12noon on saturday 5/11 & 5/12 (quinnipiac graduation & mothersday)

open all major holidays please inquire

 

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