Luce Ristorante e Bar

214 N. Tryon Street, Suite J

Charlotte, NC 28202


Luce offers fresh, authentic Italian cuisine rich in flavor and passion. Located in the Hearst Tower uptown, the restaurant glows with old world elegance in a romantic, intimate atmosphere highlighted by fine Italian marble, sandstone balusters, travertine tiles, Venetian plaster, and Murano sconces accented by local fresco artist Ben Long's artwork. Our cuisine is complemented by impeccable service and an extensive wine list featuring the finest selections from all regions of Italy.

Named one of the 2016 "50 Best Restaurants" and a 2016 BOB Awards winner: Editors' Choice, "Best Italian" by

$35 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)

First course (choice of one)

Polpo e Crema di Patate - grilled octopus with potato cream

Peperoncini Ripieni - stuffed sweet peppers, vegetable quinoa, sweet peppers sauce

Trigolata di Fungo Portobello - mixed greens, portobello mushroom, walnuts, Grana Padano (Parmesan cheese), EVOO

Luce Salad - Bibb lettuce, roasted pears, almonds, Gorgonzola dolce, white balsamic dressing

Second course (choice of one)

Veal Parmesan - polenta, sautéed broccoli rabe

Ravioli al Brasato - braised short ribs, Parmigiano Reggiano

Pesce del Giorno – fresh catch of the day

Risotto del Giorno – preparation changes daily

Dessert (choice of one)

Panna Cotta – chilled vanilla custard, an Italian classic

Tiramisu – ladyfingers, espresso, mascarpone cream, shaved chocolate

Torta Cioccolato – chocolate mousse ganache, hazelnut biscotto

Gelato e Sorbet – made in-house daily

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