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For our Lunch Menu

A P P E T I Z E RS

Pizzetta

Thin oven fired pizza; creamy buratta mozza & pomodoro
12 add arugula & prosciutto 5,

Gnocchi

Pan seared house-made potato dumplings; duck confit ragu
12

Mussels

cultivated price edward island mussels steamed in a lemon garlic sea broth with smoked speck & shaved fennel

13

Buffalo

fresh imported Italian buffalo mozza with ripened tomato, baby arugula & beet salad
15

Sausage

Grilled Longhini chicken sausage, baby bok choy, sweet roasted peppers & fried potatoes
12

Soffritto

A Neopolitan favorite. Small cubes of veal hearts simmered in a spicy pomodoro sauce
12

Seafood Crepe

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

12

Caprese

Liuzzi fresh mozza, vine ripe tomatoes, & roasted peppers. olive oil & fresh basil
13

Meatballs

Baked Certified Angus Beef meatballs, light tomato sauce & Liuzzi ricotta; basil
13

Arancini

Asparagus & smoked mozza rice cakes, panko crusted; roasted pepper puree
12

Cocktail

Iced jumbo shrimp cocktail; horseradish cocktail sauce
13

Pane Cotto

Luce favorite, escarole and beans sautéed with Ciabatta bread & broiled to a golden brown
12

Mare

Sea scallops, shrimp, scungilli, and squid salad, chilled. Lemon Extra Virgin olive oil dressing
14

Broccoli Rabe

AndyBoy Broccoli rabe and Longhini sausage sautéed with garlic and olive oil
13

Mozza Fritta

Breaded mozzarella served with marinara sauce; grated parmigiano reggiano
12

Fritti

Crispy fried tender squid; marinara sauce
13 or NY style add 3

Rapini

Andyboy broccoi rabe with Longhini sausage sauteed with garlic and olive oil 13

 

SALADS

Luce

Baby arugula, frisee, goat cheese, dried cherries ,and candied walnuts ; pomegranate vinaigrette
10

Mediterranea

Radicchio, Belgium endive, arugula, & pignoli nuts; olive oil & balsamic vinegar
10

Endive

Shaved endive, baby spinach, gorgonzola, cadied walnuts, & drived cranberries; balsamic glaze
10

Cesare

Crispy romaine tossed with our own Caesar dressing and rustic croutons
10

Add to any salad: (3)shrimp $12 ~ 10 oz chicken $10 ~ 10oz salmon $15

SOUPS 8

Scarola con fagioli

Pasta e fagioli

 

E N T R E E S

Gluten free Pasta add $4

Penne Pollo

Penne pasta, julienne grilled chicken, fresh asparagus & sun-dried tomatoes; touch of cream
15

Ravioli

Lobster filled pasta pillows; vodka cream sauce  15

Gnocchi Bolognese

House-made potato dumplings in a slow simmered veal ragout; scoop of Liuzzi ricotta
14

Sorrentino

Thinly sliced veal lightly battered, layered prosciutto, eggplant, & mozza; light sauce and peas
15

Risotto

Morsels of shrimp, scallops, lobster, calamari & clams simmered in a light tomato sea broth; Arborio rice
16

Siena

Chicken breast folded with spinach, fontina cheese, & prosciutto; panko crusted; cracked pepper cognac sauce
15

Salentina

Chicken breast layer with prosciutto and smoked mozza; shitake mushrooms & grilled artichokes
15

Orecchiette Siciliana

Longhini sausage sauteed with red bell peppers & tossed with ear shaped pasta; grated parmiggiano
14

Parmigiana

Chicken breast Milanese with light pomodoro sauce; Melted mozza & side of penne pasta
15

Barese

House-made potato dumplings pan seared with, broccoli rabe, sausage, & cannellini beans; grated parmiggiano
14

Limone

Boneless breast of chicken lightly egg-battered with wilted spinach. Frewsh lemon & white wine
14

Pork Chop

Boneless double cut pork chop, grilled to perfection; sauteed broccoli rabe or Siciliana style
18

Toscana

Parpadella egg noodle, fresh tomatoes, peas, & diced proscuitto; light pink cream sauce
14

Bolognese

DeCecco paccherri tossed in a slow simmered veal ragout; scoop of Liuzzi ricotta
12

Valdosta

Thinly sliced veal scallopini, layered prosciutto & mozzarellla; sauteed shitake mushrooms
16

Milanese

Lightly breaded veal cutlet, baby arugula salad & tomato bruschetta; dressed with Extra Virgin olive oil
15

Pesto

Pan seared diver scallops & jumbo shrimp, tossed with fresh basil pesto; fettuccini egg noodle
17

Salmone

Fresh Atlantic salmon filet blackened; asparagus risotto drizzled with basil infused olive oil
18

Vongole

Rhode Island little neck clams steamed in garlic & olive oil; Dececco spaghetti. White/Red
18

 

Visit

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.

 

Contact

(203) 407-8000
[email protected]

Lunch
Tuesday– Friday 11:30 – 2:30

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

Friday – Saturday 5:00PM – 10:00PM

Sunday - 2:00PM – 8:00PM

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