Awarded a Michelin star eight years consecutively, Luce, an upscale downtown San Francisco restaurant, offers artisanal, New American cuisine with global influences. Since its opening in 2008, Luce has garnered numerous accolades including Esquire magazine’s “20 Best New Restaurants 2008,” Robb Report magazine’s “7 Best of the Best restaurants,” and Haute Living magazine’s “Top 5 Power Lunch Spots in San Francisco.”
Luce features American-style breakfast and lunch and transforms in the evenings into one of San Francisco’s destination restaurants where the synergy between food and wine is unparalleled, and it becomes clear why that Michelin star was earned. A superb wine list offers a collection that encourages exploration and daring pairings and has received the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the past two years. Luce is also a proud member of the Green Restaurant Association since 2012.
Awarded a Michelin star since 2010y, Luce, meaning “light” in Italian and pronounced LOO-chay, is a San Francisco restaurant at which a talented, passionate staff collaborates to make every guest’s dining experience highly memorable. This is also a restaurant that strikes a perfect balance between food and wine in an environment that presents a sense of elegance and style. Reflecting the bounty of San Francisco’s surrounding farms, the menu changes according to freshness and seasonality.
The ingredient-driven cuisine combines contemporary American fare with influences from around the world and focuses on key flavors and different textures. Luce has garnered a multitude of accolades including recognition as one of the Best New Restaurants 2008 by Esquire Magazine, one of seven Best Restaurants for 2009 by the Robb Report, and one of the Top 5 Power Lunch Spots by Haute. Living Magazine in October of 2010. Luce has proudly earned a Michelin star six years consecutively form 2010-2017, the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence from 2011-2014, and Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence 2015-2016.
Luce is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Brunch is offered on Saturdays and Sundays. A private dining room, ideal for family celebrations or San Francisco business meetings that demand style, seats 14 in comfort.