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About Bella Luna Jamaica Plain

Bella Luna Restaurant & The Milky Way Lounge is a community-minded business in the heart of Jamaica Plain that celebrates the great things in life – delicious food and cocktails, American craft beers, music, art, and fun. Our unique home at the historic Brewery Complex at 284 Amory Street features a warm brick interior with high ceilings, a sparkly red granite u-shaped bar, comfortable booth seating, a spectacular sci-fi inspired lounge, and a dining/function/dance room which opens up onto our spacious outdoor patio under the Haffenreffer smokestack. We use fresh seasonal ingredients to craft Italian/Mediterranean dishes that are delicious and affordable. We serve dinner seven nights a week with take out and delivery service to the 02130 zip code.

284 Amory St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Italian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner
Mon–Wed, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Thu–Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
Bar
Mon–Wed, Sun 5:00 pm–11:30 pm
Thu–Sat 5:00 pm–1:00 am

Cross Street:
Boylston Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 524-6060

Website:
http://www.milkywayjp.com/

Entertainment:
The Milky Way Lounge continues its tradition of offering nightly entertainment and fun for the later night crowd, please check our website www.milkywayjp.com for our entertainment calendar.

Catering:
Please visit the "Plan A Party" section of our website milkywayjp.com for details, pricing and to download our Party Guide. Or contact our Event Planner Sarah Clapham at sarah@milkywayjp.com or 617-524-3740 xt. 14.

Parking Details:
There are 80 complementary parking spaces at The Brewery adjacent to Bella Luna/Milky Way. Please be aware that the first few spots near Amory Street are fifteen minute parking only. Also please be respectful of our residential neighbors as you depart and avoid honking, slamming doors, and loud conversation, thank you!

Public Transit:
We are located just two blocks from the Stonybrook stop on the Orange Line. As you exit the station, turn left on Boylston Street, then at the light turn right onto Amory Street, we are two blocks up on the left at The Brewery, 284 Amory Street.

Executive Chef:

Private Party Facilities:
Bella Luna & The Milky Way offers a unique setting in the historic Haffenreffer Brewery to host an unforgettable party. We specialize in affordable, casual fun for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, adult birthday parties, baby showers, corporate events & holiday parties. We offer delicious surprisingly affordable buffet dining options, with either a cash or open bar for up to 180. All of our party options are available with pricing at milkywayjp.com. We hope you will consider celebrating with us!

Private Party Contact:
Sarah Clapham: (617) 524-3740 ext. 14

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please visit the "Plan A Party" section of our website milkywayjp.com for details, pricing and to download our Party Guide. Or contact our Event Planner Sarah Clapham at sarah@milkywayjp.com or 617-524-3740 xt. 14.

Bella Luna Jamaica Plain Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (22)
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Creative Cuisine (13)
Good Vegetarian Options (13)
Bar Seating (12)
Kid-friendly (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Local Ingredients (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
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·Dined 7 days ago

Loved the vibe. Good beer, good pizza. Loved the table ware

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We arrived early and they were able and willing to accommodate us. Great friendly service. Food was delicious as was the beer. Fun listening to trivia (trivia nights on Mondays)

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Exceeded my expectations. Food was very good. I had the Farro salad with Salmon and it was delicious. My husband had a burger which was goregeous..very gourmet looking and deliscious. My 7 year old had the pasta and meatballs and proclaimed the meatballs and one of the best he's had. My older boy gobbled down his pizza. All in all a great meal as a quick bite enroute to kids hockey game.

I also should mention the ambiance is very fun. Kind of sparkly and quirky

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Loved it! Great salads and pizzas at a fabulous price!

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great Food. Great spot. Great people. Wonderful for spur of the moment dining or looking to grab a bite with friends.

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

From the owner greeting you at the door to the wait staff who make you feel like family... and to satisfy both a meat eater and a vegetarian...all with free parking- wow!! a terrific night out.

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Vegan, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We had three kids and three adults in our party. Kids menu is expansive (in addition to a small kids menu selection, there is an abundance of pizza choices). Adult food was mostly nice - scallops and calamari were great. Drinks were tasty and not watery (esp. Smoky margarita)

Nachos with ribs meat were bizarre, not sure why there was cabbage on top instead of cheese (and a few other ingredients that you wouldn't expect on top of nachos). It wasn't tasty either.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We've been there many, many times and will be back many times as well. It's our neighborhood place and we enjoy it.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Live Music
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 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

As usual, Bella Luna didn't disappoint - except for one area that is __always weak__: the service. While our waitress was very nice, she didn't once check on us . No drinks refills. To get our bill, we had to wave to her while she was chatting with her peeps. And the staffers who actually bring the food to the table slam it down and run off.
Having said that, the food is phenomenal, the atmosphere comfortable - it's a real neighborhood place that welcomes all.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, People Watching, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 12, 2017

My husband and I loved this place! He got a really good white pizza and I got salmon- one of the best I’ve ever had. Great, casual ambiance and delicious food with locally sourced ingredients from JP and Boston.

Tags: Great Beer, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on October 9, 2017

In my neighborhood
Loved by locals!!!
Not fancy Fun trivia plus many varied nights
Live Music of all sorts
No neg vibes from outsiders please
Eclectic food. Wings but scallops too
Pizza awesome
Meatball sliders Great!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 4, 2017

The absoulte best hamburger we have ever enjoyed - an definite must try!

Tags: Live Music, Healthy, Casual, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 2, 2017

Service was excellent and friendly. Food delicious. Location a gem in the heart of the city.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 27, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed Bella Luna. The service was very good, and our waitress was attentive and funny. The food was very good, both the field greens salad and the Menino pizza. The live music was nice, and the place wasn't too loud. We will definitely go back again.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Live Music
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Outstanding in every way - from the menu variety, the fabulous service, and the value!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great pizza! (The Lovers Lane is my fave!!) And the ambiance is relaxed and funky. Great for adults and kids

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 (New England)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Lively friendly not fancy. locals love it
Mussels terrific
Drinks are good!

Tags: Casual, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Cozy, Great Beer, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Great spot, with a friendly staff. Appealing menu for all food choices.

Tags: Live Music, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Great Beer, Quick Bite, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Declining level of service, we waited 15 minutes for our server who never appeared. The food is alright but not worth that terrible level of service so unfortunately not returning anytime soon.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Great food. Very reasonable price. Love the pizza and salads

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Very cool space with really cool decorations. The food is outstanding --- I had the short rib sandwich, and it was excellent. The place is hard to find, but well worth going to JP.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Jackie who was our server was so seeet and great! The food was awesome as before whxih I had the Latin Quarter pizza with my Biffle; loved it, again! The chicken could be less dry, but I really like Bella Luna!

Tags: Disabled Access, Cozy, Late-night Find, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Live Music
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·Dined on August 25, 2017

I came in with a group of 12 as a work outing. Our waiter was really on point, even memorized our entire tables order without writing anything down! Food was great and came out for the entire table incredibly fast. Our drinks were kept filled and the waiter was very attentive. Great experience all around.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 24, 2017

What a fun place - great food, caring waitstaff, very reasonable prices!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Bar Seating, Live Music, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Bella wasn't bad! This was my second time going and I really liked it! I would just spruce up the food and make it a bit cheaper; the meat on our pizza with jalapeños we had was dry, but it was alright; our server was really nice and the inside is lounge-like which is beautiful.

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·Dined on August 24, 2017

Bella Luna has been my go to for casual dates and impromptu gatherings with friends.
The owners are local and have done a fantastic job from food/ambiance and entertainment.
It's a feel good place!

Tags: Hot Spot, Casual, Live Music
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·Dined on August 16, 2017

We visited for a friend's birthday. The service was good and accommodating. The staff sang "Happy Birthday" a surprise for her and us.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Fun night with Trivia!!!
Great Asian chicken salad and cool grapefruit drink
Friends love the wings!
We will be back again and again!!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Great Beer, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great food very good service by Danny
We enjoy going there for any occasion

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Cozy
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·Dined on July 26, 2017

Went for the live music-the band wasn't there, but the location is nice. Food is overpriced, however

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 (New England)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Great little find in JP. They have different events wach day of the week. I enjoyed myself overall and would definitely go again

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The food here is amazing, the patio is beautiful and it is such a hidden gem. There are so many vegetarian options also and there is a great beer selection!

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 (New England)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Great ambience, good food and very pleasant staff made for a great night out

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on July 15, 2017

We loved the vibe of Bella Luna but unfortunately the food was really average (actually we found that all our meals were below average). We were disappointed as we thought we had found a gem.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 14, 2017

The decor is fun, the food is creative and fresh and our waitress was attentive but never overbearing. I always love coming here.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Romantic, Casual, Fun, People Watching, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on July 14, 2017

I went to Bella Luna for a get together to celebrate one of my girlfriend's birthday. It was my 3rd time there and their 1st time. Everything from the food, service to the singing of Happy Birthday for the birthday girl was great. We will definitely come back and check out live music night.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fun, People Watching, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Music
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 (New England)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Love this place and will continue to recommend it for wonderful food and ambience. But, for the first time we were disappointed in our salmon dish which had always been our favorite. The salmon appeared almost deep fried and the rest of the dish (pancetta hash) consisted mostly of potatoes. Our friend ordered steak which she liked.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Great neighborhood spot

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 (New England)·Dined on June 28, 2017

We happened to be in the neighborhood and tried this place. Live music, ate on the patio; enjoyed one of the special pizzas with jalapeños and bacon. Good beer. Fun spot!

Tags: Live Music, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on June 27, 2017

There is just a higher standard of service in JP; it's refreshing after being tossed aside like rubbish/ignored in other areas of town.
I absolutely love the ambiance of Bella Luna; they have amazing alternative dietary options (mocktails even!)
Go and enjoy!

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Scenic View, People Watching, Vegan, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options
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