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For our Prix Fixe Menu!

Pre Fixe menu not available for parties of 12 or more.

There will be no Pre-Fixe menu for the month of December. We will resume january 1st thank you!

Three Course Lunch $24 or Dinner $38 (Tuesday-Friday) dine in only

Salad Course between Appetizer and Entree

Luce Garden Salad~ baby field greens, cherry tomatoes,cucumbers & red radish, luce balsamic vinagrette


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

seafood crepe

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

Pane Cotto

A favorite tradition; escarole and beans sautéed with bread and broiled to golden brown


Baked Certified Angus Beef meatballs in a light pomodoro sauce topped with fresh ricotta


Spring rolls filled with baby arugula & chicken: port wine glaze

Fried Calamari

Traditional, crispy-fried, tender squid served with spicy marinara sauce


Fresh mozzarella, vine ripened tomato, and fresh basil; with Extra Virgin olive oil and roasted peppers


A heaping bowl of cultivated Prince Edward Island mussels steamed in a lemon garlic sea broth, smoked speck & grilled fennel. served with hard pepper toast


Fried Mozza

Breaded mozzarella served with marinara sauce; grated parmigiano reggiano


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shrimp pesto

jumbo shrimp sauteed in a fresh basil pesto cream sauce with DeCecco fettuccine

Pork Chop

double cut boneless pork chop, sauteed onions, roasted red pepper, & cherry peppers tossed with fried potatoes

Gnocchi sorrentino

in house made potato dumplings in our own fresh pomodoro ragu topped with riccota & fresh  basil

Veal Milanese

Traditional breaded veal cutlet, baby arugula salad, and tomato bruschetta; olive oil

Salmon Puttanesca

North Atlantic Salmon filet pan seared with fresh tomatoes, red onion,capers & black olives. Garlic sea broth; angel hair pasta

Shrimp Vodka

Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a pink vodka cream sauce with DeCecco fettuccine

Veal Parmigiana

Milanese style veal cutlet with a light pomodoro sauce topped with mozzarella

Chicken Sorrentino

Thinly sliced chicken breast, egg battered, layered with prosciutto, eggplant and mozzarella; light sauce with peas

Risotto Pescatore

Morsels of shrimp, scallops, calamari and Mediterranean clams simmered; light tomato stock with Arborio rice

Chicken Limone

Egg battered chicken breast in a white wine lemon sauce; sauteed spinach & whipped potato

Chicken Siena

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

2987 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518


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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Monday – Friday 11:30 – 2:30

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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We do not accept reservations through our website, please call in during business hours. Thank you Luce staff