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For our Lunch Menu

 

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A P P E T I Z E RS

Pizzetta

Thin oven fired pizza; creamy burrata mozza & pomodoro
15

add arugula & prosciutto 8–add sausage & peppers 8

Gnocchi

Pan seared house-made potato dumplings; duck confit ragu
14

Mussels

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

14

Burrata

fresh local Liuzzi burrata with ripened tomato, baby arugula & crushed pistachio
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

14

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
14

Arancini

Asparagus & smoked mozza rice cakes, panko crusted; roasted pepper puree
13

Cocktail

Iced jumbo shrimp cocktail; horseradish cocktail sauce
14

Pane Cotto

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

Mare

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

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
13

Fritti

Crispy fried tender squid; marinara sauce
15 NY style add 4

 

 

SALADS

Luce

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

Mediterranea

Radicchio, Belgium endive, arugula, & pignoli nuts; olive oil & balsamic vinegar
12

Endive

Shaved endive, baby spinach, gorgonzola, cadied walnuts, & drived cranberries; balsamic glaze
12

Cesare

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

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

SOUPS $10

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
17

Ravioli

Lobster filled pasta pillows; vodka cream sauce  17

Gnocchi Bolognese

House-made potato dumplings in a slow simmered veal ragout; scoop of Liuzzi ricotta
17

Sorrentino

Thinly sliced veal lightly battered, layered prosciutto, eggplant, & mozza; light sauce and peas
19

Risotto

Morsels of shrimp, scallops, lobster, calamari & clams simmered in a light tomato sea broth; Arborio rice
18

Siena

Chicken breast folded with spinach, fontina cheese, & prosciutto; panko crusted; cracked pepper cognac sauce
18

Salentina

Chicken breast layer with prosciutto and smoked mozza; shitake mushrooms & grilled artichokes
18

Orecchiette Siciliana

Longhini sausage sauteed with red bell peppers & tossed with ear shaped pasta; grated parmiggiano
17

Parmigiana

Chicken breast Milanese with light pomodoro sauce; Melted mozza & side of penne pasta
18

Barese

House-made potato dumplings pan seared with, broccoli rabe, sausage, & cannellini beans; grated parmiggiano
18

Limone

Boneless breast of chicken lightly egg-battered with wilted spinach. Frewsh lemon & white wine
18

Pork Chop

Boneless double cut pork chop, grilled to perfection; sauteed broccoli rabe or Siciliana style
19

Toscana

Parpadella egg noodle, fresh tomatoes, peas, & diced proscuitto; light pink cream sauce
18

Bolognese

Potato Gnocchi tossed in a slow simmered veal ragout; scoop of Liuzzi ricotta
17

Valdosta

Thinly sliced veal scallopini, layered prosciutto & mozzarellla; sauteed shitake mushrooms
29 (dinner entree size no lunch portion)

Milanese

Lightly breaded veal cutlet, baby arugula salad & tomato bruschetta; dressed with Extra Virgin olive oil
19

Pesto

Pan seared  jumbo shrimp, tossed with fresh basil pesto; fettuccini egg noodle
19

Salmone

Fresh Atlantic salmon filet blackened; asparagus risotto drizzled with basil infused olive oil
19

Vongole

Rhode Island little neck clams steamed in garlic & olive oil; Dececco spaghetti. White/Red
32  (dinner entree size no lunch portion)

 

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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