Caffe Luna Rosa
Caffe Luna Rosa

Caffe Luna Rosa

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.caffelunarosa.com/index.php
  • Phone: 5612749404
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 11:30am, Brunch: Friday - Sunday: 7:00am - 3:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Dinner Nightly: 4:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Ernesto DiBlasi
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Planning a party?? We will gladly customize a menu for you and have your food ready for pick up or delivered and served by our professional staff. Call 561-274-8898 ex. 12 for your party needs.
  • Entertainment: Tuesday and Wednesday nights: Eric Hansen- Flamenco Guitar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Atlantic Avenue
  • Public Transit: Free Downtown Shuttle is available along Atlantic Avenue
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Our valet service is located at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and A1A. The cost is $5 with a validation or $2 for our VIP card members. Ask about our free VIP program.
A word from Caffe Luna Rosa
South Florida's Top Seaside Italian Restaurant. A magnificent ocean view sets the scene at Caffe Luna Rosa where delicious, authentic Italian cuisine and impeccable tableside service provide an unforgettable dining experience. From homemade pastas to delicate sauces, prime meats, fresh local seafood and whole fish specials, you will savor the essence of an Italian bistro. Enjoy a dynamic full service bar with signature cocktails and a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list. Open 7 days, serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Weekend Brunch. Live Entertainment. Valet parking. Awarded Best Italian, Best Oceanfront and Best Outdoor Dining by Boca Raton Magazine Reader's Choice awards. Free VIP program available.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Caffe Luna Rosa reviews from OpenTable diners
103 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (75)scenic view (68)neighborhood gem (51)special occasion (40)fit for foodies (38)romantic (37)great for brunch (36)great for lunch (26)hot spot (24)notable wine list (23)good for groups (17)late-night find (9)vibrant bar scene (7)kid-friendly (7)Show More
  • luna rosa delray beach
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    my wife and i had a fabulous meal outside. the food was excellent. i had a shrimp special. each shrimp was literally as large as a lobster tail. sean was a great waiter.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful Seaside Restaurant
    PleasedVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Nice place as always to sit and have a nice lunch and or dinner at the ocean front. People watching and magnificent breeze with great food overall. Excellent service !
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous food & Franco too!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Because of its location and the fabulous reviews, my husband and I decided to try this wonderful restaurant. We called the same day for a reservation and Franco was beyond warm and inviting over the phone. When we got there, the place was quite lively and as promised, Franco gave us a great table! Rebecca was our server and not only was she knowledgeable about all of the food items, she was personality plus on the social level as well! We had the mixed seafood special over linguini. I had the white wine sauce and my husband had the tomato sauce. Fabulous!!! The sea food was cooked perfectly & the linguine al dente! For dessert, homemade pistachio gelato and a decadent chocolate dessert. We both loved them!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The view was the best...
    Colossalshrimp
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    The food was ok, beware of the specials, make sure you ask for the price. We were shocked to find our tab and be careful when asked for add ons. This place knows how to up charge you without letting you know of any pricing difference....we basically paid twice as much as what we thought we were getting even down to the water. The wait staff was fabulous, but our server didn't really explain anything and the man in the front was rude at entry and at leaving... He must own it, otherwise he shouldn't be there... I have dined at a lot of fine dining establishments and this was not one... Although my date said that their lunches and brunch are fabulous....
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • peter herold
    pete
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    A very nice dinning experience. The food was high quality.Eating by the ocean was scenic. The Scallop special was delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    LillyVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Hadn't been here for a long time. We were pleasantly surprised! The food was delicious, the service professional and friendly. We don't recall why we stopped going there but will definitely put it on our list of favorites.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yum!
    grubman
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Excellent & efficient service by the whole wait staff. Food was very good & obviously fresh. Was prime rib night. One of us had that, beautiful, large cut with unbelievable creamed corn! Calamari app. was terrific. Was fresh cut & served with zucchini strips & arugula, flash fried. Very inventive. Giant prawns stuffed with crab meat, was top notch. Only slight complaint was the veal chop was a little small & fatty. But all & all a wonderful meal & experience. If you have room, the desserts are great, especially the key lime tart!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing every time!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Whenever we make it to Delray or the surrounding area, we hit up Luna Rosa AT LEAST once. The food is so fresh - it never disappoints!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner on the Beach
    reviews
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Great location on the beach. I found the food to be exceptional and service good. Great meatballs extensive wine list. I would go back. Great place to spend a night while sitting outside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Good Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We went over the Labor Day weekend. The restaurant was very noisy. The food was very good, the portions were satisfactory, and the service was excellent. I have a problem with meals that are completely a la carte in that the costs of salads and side dishes increase the overall pricing of the meal to a level that I find to be out of line. The price of the entrees was very fair.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • superb especially seafood and pasta
    Delray67VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    A chef recommended Luna Rosa... For good reason! One of the best places in the region, period. Bolognese is best I've had. Love the fresh seafood that is incorporated into various dishes. The colossal shrimp is a must!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • fnjacobsVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    It was an anniversary dinner & CLR came through with flying colors. We asked for an outside table, and got a great one. Even though the restaurant was packed on a Saturday night, you can have a conversation. The food was outstanding, the view is perfect, and everything went as planned. They even brought us a nice piece of cheesecake to celebrate our occasion. I had dined there before; my wife had not. We will make this one of our regular rotation spots.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • RonnahopeVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This visit found the food bland and tasteless. We have eaten here before, and there was a huge difference in taste and quality. I don't know what happened but I will not go back. Also, the air conditioning was apparently not working.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for Dinner Too
    Tmq54VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    My husband, kids and I LOVE Caffe Luna Rosa for breakfast. As hard as it is to believe, they are even more amazing for dinner. Perfect for a special occasion which it was this past weekend when we celebrated my inlaws 57th wedding anniversary. They gave us the perfect table and the food and total evening was wonderful. Thanks for making the evening special.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A1A Gem
    DonDon
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We have vacationed in this area for years and we come back to Cafe Luna every year and are never disappointed.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • STEPHANIE7BOB
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    great place for dinner.outside dinning was excellant
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just plain good!
    Buddy
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Meets every criteria for a very nice night with a loved one or friends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good as NY, NJ and Nana's kigchen
    HubbiesVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Wow, what a find. We went for the Sunday Night Feast & it was just that. The meal started with fresh baked bread served with an oil & garlic dip. It was absolutely fantastic. For an appetizer we had caprese salad. The tomatoes were fresh & tasty. Our dinner was meatballs with ricotta cheese and the Sunday night feast. The pasta was cooked perfectly the meatballs, sausage & pork were slow simmered to enhance the taste of every component. We took at least half of the meal home so that we made room for dessert. Without a doubt this was THE BEST Tiramisu we have EVER had. Sorry Nana, Aunt Rose and Aunt Lucy but Casa De Angelo gave you a run for your money. You can be sure that we will become regulars at this authentic establishment.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wow
    Yankee2
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our anniversary and we had a wonderful evening
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My husband and I went for dinner Saturday night.Everything was excellent as always. The food was amazing we really enjoyed it.Our waitress Gabriella was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • consistently good
    DonU
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We enjoy Luna Rosa. Food is consistently good. Service is always good and friendly. My only caution is that while most entrees are $20- $30 the specials tend to run over $40. You need to ask the price as the waiters do not include in their description. They are worth the price, just don't be surprised if you don't ask.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unusual side dish
    Wave63
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    It was a bit strange that an Italian restaurant had brown rice as the main side on 80% of menu. Pasta was available at a $6 extra charge... Found it to be unusual. Several customers around us also made note of that & actually complained to management. Restaurant has great location but probably will not visit again.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent choice
    Sheljohn
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We went for breakfast for the first time and were impressed with both the food and ambiance! Will definitely be returning and have already referred people.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The food was okay but for the price, the ambience was not that good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 2nd visit--not our final one though
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Luna Rosa is a treasure. The managerial and wait staff are engaging, fully embracing the true meaning of service industry. The food is extremely good, with fresh seafood and produce properly prepared. To add to the experience, we sat on the patio with our Golden Retriever and enjoyed the live guitar and the breeze from the Atlantic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic as always
    bergmanteam
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    I have dined here many many times over the last 15 years and every time is memorable. One in our party had to return her dish because it was not what she expected and the Maitre d was so accommodating and nice that you would have thought that we asked to have another instead of a replacement. I will recommend this place for ever. I LOVE IT !!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great location
    Kari
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Great beachfront location. Friendly, attentive service. Stick with Italian food....large menu. Lively vibe. Parking is tough on Sat night.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved Cale Luna Rosa
    76Bluehen
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    My daughter had just moved to Boca Raton and we were looking for a great place for dinner. Man, were we seriously NOT disappointed. We were seated promptly at an outside table with a view of the ocean. Server arrived promptly and was excellent throughout the entire meal. Present when needed but always at the right times. We started with the Arugula salad. Not sure where they get they arugula from but it was the best I had ever tasted. Then on to entrees. Three - Pasta with Vodka sauce, Mahi Francese style with an extra side of pasta and the real treat from my wife. She had the colossal shrimp stuffed with crabmeat. They were huge and she raved through every single bite. Tiramasu and excellent cheesecake to end. We loved it all.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Top Stars
    libby561
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Although a little on the costly side, we enjoyed every facet of it. We were lucky to get a table looking over the ocean. Our server took care of our every need.Watching the chief deboning the fish was a great experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time for Dinner
    DelrayDollVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Have been several times for Sunday brunch but this was first for dinner. Hubby had the Sunday prime special which he liked; I had the yellowtail snapper. Yummy. Very nice pour of wine (approx. 8 oz). Next time I might try that colossal shrimp dish!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    We took our Golden Retriever to Luna Rosa; the owner gave us a large outdoor table so the boy could stretch out. The food is quite good and the mostly Italian wine list is funky and fun. The broccoli rabe/Italian sausage appetizer is wonderful. It's hard to beat pasta and shellfish, both properly cooked. We can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • They don't honor reservations
    71sx
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Their website links to open table but they don't honor the reservation you make. I had the South Pacific pancake special. They were dry and the fruit and pineapple syrup were uninspired in preparation and presentation. My companion had the French toast which was made from thin sliced challah bread and a bit dry as well. The restaurant is very popular but our selections were quite dull and rather mediocre.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service
    Presspal
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Our server Gabe was awesome. We've had Gabe before snd he remembers what we like.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to eat
    mmdoug1
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Food,service superb! We will defiantly be back. Next time hope to sit on the patio.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dissaponted
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We were very disappointed. It took our waitress a very long time to come and ask what we would like to drink.the drinks took also very long to come. We ordered wine and club soda with cranberry juice. Nothing special. Again after a while they brought out the bread. Finally the waitress came and took our order. She was in a hurry. When our meals arrived two orders out of three were wrong. The bus boy changed one but we had to wait for the waitress to come and she insisted what she wrote is what was ordered. It was not. She was very dissmissive and walked away. This is not my first time at the restaurant and I was extremely embarrassed since it was my recommendation. We did tip her 20 0/0 but she did not deserve it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Favorite restaurant in Delray!
    delrayfanVIP
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Luna Rosa is consistently great food. The fresh seafood is always fantastic, but the pasta bolognese is incredible. The service is always first class and the place has a nice casual vibe. This is a mandatory stop for all my visitors.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply Amazing
    ndprprincesa
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Service was spectacular, waiter was sweet and very accommodating, food was divine and outdoor seating was beautiful. Could not have had a better night!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Sunday evening meal
    franktb
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    First time trying this restaurant, and not disappointed!! Brought wife here to celebrate her birthday - she loved it! Seated outside with nice view of the ocean. A little noisy street traffic, but worth it for the view and the ocean breeze. Food was very good, enjoyed a nice appetizer of fried calamari - done in a different way (with squash, zucchini and arugula) which we enjoyed very much. Entrees chosen: Rigatoni with Sunday meat "gravy" and special made pasta alla vodka with pancetta... excellent! Pistacchio gelato - homemade... terrific!! And nice friendly patrons as well... all in all, a great night. We will be trying the other great selections on the menu when we return. Thank you Gabriela for making it a great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expectations were high
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    I made a reservation to celebrate my birthday and my expectations were high (from reading the reviews online) and I am sorry to say I did not enjoy my night. The server did not introduce himself and left us waiting for a long time before he came to ask what we wanted to drink. Even though he had to pass right by us it was hard to get his attention to order the food. I really wanted to like this place, but I did not happen. We were left unattended for the majority of the night, the food was good, not different from a chain restaurant, just more expensive. One a positive note the server took the calamari off the tab because we could not eat because it was extremely salty.
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    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner by the water
    libby561
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Dinner overlooking the water was fabulous. Excellent service, great menu choices and wonderful ambience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic