Luna Blu
Luna Blu

Luna Blu

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.lunabluofannapolis.com/
  • Phone: 4102679950x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm Saturday & Sunday 12-5 (May-Oct); Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan, Italian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer our full menu for on and off site catering.
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer the restaurant for private events. We do a lot of rehearsal dinners, office or holiday parties, and baby showers or christenings.
  • Private Party Contact: Erin Dryden 4102679950x

Getting there

  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: We validate for Gotts garage located on Calvert Street which is directly behind Luna Blu. There is also metered parking along West Street and Calvert.
A word from Luna Blu
Enjoy innovative Italian fare prepared with a personal touch and the freshest local ingredients. Try our four-course dinner special; choice of any appetizer, house salad, any entree and homemade dessert for only $35. We also have 1/2 price bottles of wine every Monday and Wednesday night. (excluding Super Tuscans)
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Luna Blu reviews from OpenTable diners
76 reviews since May 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (52)special occasion (29)fit for foodies (28)romantic (24)great for lunch (18)kid-friendly (13)good for groups (13)notable wine list (13)late-night find (9)great for outdoor dining (8)scenic view (8)hot spot (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Sorry we didn't find Luna Blu sooner. Your Living Social coupon drew us to your restaurant and the quality of your food & wine will keep us coming back. Thank your wait staff and congratulations to you for maintaining a quality establishment on all fronts. We WILL be back! Thank you. 2old2cook
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decent meal
    dtizzle
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Food was ok, the pasta was overcooked. The desserts were really good though.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a winner
    MDFoodiesVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We stopped in for a late supper after Art Walk. It was a perfect, quiet spot for a glass of wine and yummy pasta. I had my usual, the seafood fra diavolo on spinach and my husband had wonderful ravioli with mushrooms. This is a go-to place, especially on a weeknight. It never lets us down.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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  • Great food and service
    PattiVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    The food was very tasty and the service was great. Had window seat and was nice looking out over small town main street. Fried green tomatoes were very good and the veal over asparagus was excellent. Decor was very nice, is a touch of Italy.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Another fabulous dinner and evening
    IcemanVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The food and service never fail to please and exceed expectations.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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  • Always a pleasant evening
    marieVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We were lucky to have John has our server and he was attentive and responsive. Our meals consisted of the $35 special where they practically bring the entire restaurant to you. I had fried green tomatoes that were crispy with a great sauce. A Greek salad and the Seafood Fra Diavola which is always terrific. Consists of a spicy marinara with loads of seafood. The desert was Zabaglione that is always wonderful here. A great price for a wonderful meal and evening this is always the case when I go to Luna Blue.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!
    PLSW
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    John did a wonderful job and was very attentive. The good was outstanding from the starters to the dessert!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not nearly as good as last time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Before this visit, we were very impressed with the food. This time, we wondered if the chef had changed. The risoto was far inferior to the risoto we had the last time. Other dishes were equally not up to snuff.
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  • Great Friday night dinner!
    Longhorn
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    On the spur of the moment, we decided to go into Annapolis. We made our reservation and when we arrived, they welcomed us. My husband had the four course (he LOVED the tortellini soup as well as the rest of his meal) and I had one of the specials. We split a great bottle of wine and had a wonderful evening!
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • unexpected cool find.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    we looked at so many restaurants and decided from reviews that we would try Luna Blu. So glad we did, it was wonderful in every way.If in Annapolis don't miss it. Say Hi to Erin..
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DebM
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Wonderful dining experience, as always. Great food and service, with reasonable prices.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot before a Ram's Head Show
    Shorebirds
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    A small restaurant with great Italian food. The location is right across the street from Ram's Head, so it is a nice place to have a leisurely dinner before the show. The service was a little slow, but we were not in a rush and enjoyed being able to take our time with our meal. The Penne dish with crab, shrimp and creamy tomato sauce was wonderful!! They also offered a very nice Price Fix menu which included choice of appetizer, salad, choice of entree and dessert for $35...great deal! We will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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  • Very Enjoyable
    boomer49VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Food and service were very good - only complaint was the parking - Restaurant needs to update their web site as they no longer validate parking at the garage.
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  • Excellent value
    Rob87
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We've heard good things about Luna Blu and they're tru (spelling intentional)! We had the 4-course dinner for $35, which was simply more than we could eat. Nice location with a couple of outside tables (we chose to eat indoors since it was our anniversary dinner). The atmosphere would support anything from a quick dinner in shorts and flip-flops to a romantic interlude. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A nice find
    JdsmmsVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    A small venue in Annapolis definitely worth a visit. Very nice selection of dishes and wines. They have a 4 course meal that includes choices from their apps, entrees and desserts. The only course for which you don't have a choice is the salad. Definitely a nice option. Service was great. Will return when we're in the area.
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  • Always good
    John86
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We love this place. We dine at Luna Blu prior to a performance at Rams Head. Met friends this time, they loved it too.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fabulous
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    seating was quick and easy even though we were late for our reservation. server (only one working that evening) was incredibly pleasant and helpful (above and beyond the current norm) food was yummy (especially the house made rolls!), food was prepared/served incredibly fast and piping hot. definitely a great experience. absolute only thing that i would have changed is that i was very chilly in the dining area- bring a sweater
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    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • Best dining experience in Annapolis
    IcemanVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Food, service, and atmosphere all perfect !! My favorite Annapolis restaurant. Besides the great menu offerings, always enticing and different specials.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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  • Great Find
    soccerfan
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Enjoyed this restaurant. I had the four course meal and it was great. Would highly recommend this restaurant and will come again when in Annopolis.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    The food is very good, the staff friendly and the location is excellent.
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    late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Main Street Italian
    nicknamefield
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Our experience at Luna Blu was mixed. We ordered the bruchetta appetizer that was excellent - very flavorful. I ordered the fettuccine with vegetables and added sweet sausage: the proportion of noodles to veggies was a little too high. also, the "creamy wine sauce" was very thin and had little flavor. My spouse ordered the chicken scallopini: the marinara sauce had an excellent flavor, though she had requested the other sauce. the chicken itself was rather bland, so the sauce was essential. Although we dined somewhat early (5:45pm) we found the limited outdoor seating space clashing with the sidewalk traffic - unfortunate.
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    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cindy
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Dinner was excellent as always....the desserts are homemade and outstanding. My guests thought the Tiramisu was the best they had ever tasted. We went for a family birthday celebration. Perfect intimate atmosphere for such an event.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bland food
    Love2eat
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    This was our second time eating at the restaurant. The first time was much better. The service was great and the wine was fantastic, but the food was very bland. I ordered the same dish and this time it had no flavor. Very disappointed.
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    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Always a hit!
    Frank
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    My girlfriend and I have been to Luna Blu a few times now and have never been let down. The food is excellent, the location is great, and the atmosphere is perfect. Each time we've dined, we would arrive a little early and our table was ready...only once have we not gotten the window seat. The restaurant has a small, intimate feel to it...great for a date night. This is definitely a favorite of ours.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EXCELLENT Waitress!!!
    easternshore2
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    We ate at one of the two outside tables on a busy Sunday night. Fun to watch the pedestrian traffic! Varied menu with lots of choices! Didn't have their 4 course $35 special, but surely appears to be a bargain! Food was delicious, and very reasonable. Our waitress, Bernadette, was energetic, helpful, and on target! We'll definitely be back.
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    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • More bread
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Although I understand why they would give us only one piece of bread per diner, they should at least put the bread in a smaller sized basket. We were wondering if there was bread in the basket at all when the waitress brought the basket to our table. After searching, we finally found the 2 lonely pieces all swaddled in a napkin.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Girls Weekend Dinner
    maphoover
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    The food was excellent! Quick service and friendly waitstaff. Great night out!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always reliable
    jt123VIP
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    Went for lunch, had a nice vodka sauce with pasta. Prompt service
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding food, service, and view
    diningdiva
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Annapolis has very few good restaurants and it is even harder to find them in the central business district. We walked in the door and they had our table waiting with menus......right in the window....best table in the restaurant. The food at Luna Blu had a nice flavor and was proportionate... so after bread, salad, dinner, and a dessert we were full but not uncomfortable. The prices were expected for an Italian restaurant in downtown Annapolis. The martinis are good, but strong---one will do you. Our server was great and polite. The only negative I have was that our dinner took a little long to come out, but it was Saturday night with a full restaurant and I was half way through my martini and did not care.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • Great Food, Great Tine
    Glutenfree5VIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Luna Blu was a great find for two people with a gluten allergy. While they only have one gluten free pasta, you can have pretty much anything with either asparagus or spinach as the base with the meats, chicken and seafood. Everything is made fresh to order. Yum Yum Yum
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    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food but even better staff
    lola
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We ate at Luna Blu for Mother's Day. We had a nice time and while this was not necessarily a kid friendly restaurant, our boys were well- cared for. We all enjoyed our food which was excellent. Nice relaxing time was had by all. Would definitely come back!!
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    neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A perfect experience
    IcemanVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The food and service in this restaurant is outstanding. A repeat customer, keep coming back, no other place around measures up. Always new and interesting specials to try that will be memorable.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    TopNotch
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Dined here for my birthday. My daughter and I chose their 4-course meal for $35. Tremendous value with no restrictions on your choice of appetizer, entree or dessert. House salad was the only thing that you could not change. Portions were generous, food was outstanding. Will definitely return.
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    neighborhood gem
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  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 43 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 1, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 346 reviews are from the Luna Blu reviews archive.
  • Disappointing
    Aldente
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    Was there with 11 other people on Christmas Eve & half of us were disappointed. It's hard on a holiday so decided to give it another try. My meal was extremely bland. The pasta was over cooked & very soupy. I paid to have dinner "over asparagus" all I got were a few pieces of chopped up asparagus. I can prepare a tastier meal at home. Very pleasant & attentive server.
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  • Enjoyable evening!
    foodiesupreme
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    My husband and I decided at the last minute to dine here before a concert in town. This restaurant is small but quaint. They offer several specials each day, as well as a four course special daily ($35) which includes your choice of any appetizer or soup, house salad, choice of entree AND dessert. The waitress was very accommodating and attentive. The food was outstanding and plentiful. We will definitely choose this place again!!!
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    Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My favorite restaurant in Annapolis
    IcemanVIP
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Excellent food, service and ambiance. We are repeat customers and every visit has been excellent.
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    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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  • meh
    someguy
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Food was mediocre at best. Menu is not particularly interesting, pasta was overcooked, the tomatoes in the caprese appetizer were not ripe, and the pasta sauces were poorly seasoned and watery. Server was not familiar with any of their wines.
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  • Good but over charged
    craftyleslie
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    We had a nice dinner here before a show at Rams Head across the street. A group of 4 ladies we had seen on their website that appetizers were 1/2 price the night we went. So we chose to order 7 appetizers for dinner and share them. It was a great idea and the food was very nice. But we were in a hurry to get to the show and didn't check the bill well. We were charged full price for the appetizers instead of 1/2 price. We are currently trying to get a refund from the restaurant. We even asked the waiter and he confirmed that they were 1/2 price that night. We'll wait and see how the management handles this issue before deciding if we will return in the future.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highly Recommended
    localyokel
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    This is our favorite spot for higher-quality Italian fare in the Annapolis area. Wonderful and varied selections including a changing mix of specials and an extensive wine list means there's something for everyone. Located in a very active evening hot spot zone close to the colonial downtown can't be beat....and isn't!
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    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite in Annapolis!
    MDFoodiesVIP
    Dined on 4/21/2014
    We love Luna Blu; it has become our go to place. It's always consistently good. We all had seafood on this night and it was all delicious. I enjoyed my favorite, seafood fra diavolo over spinach! Yum. My husband tried the scampi over linguini and loved it. Our friend from out of town ordered the special, swordfish over risotto. He almost licked his plate! We enjoyed a gorgeous Brunello with our dinners. It all made for a wonderful Monday night.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.