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About Bella Luna - NYC

A fixture on Columbus, Bella Luna offers you the quintessential Italian dining experience. Our familial service will always make you feel comfortable. The Bella Luna menu offers delicious Italian food prepared by true professionals. Be sure to try our Calamari or Penne Alla Fresco, or enjoy our 3-course pre-fix menu which is available every day from 12-6pm. Our Upper West Side restaurant has just what you are looking for on your night out on the town. Our affordable pricing includes $12 pasta dishes and an everyday wine special for just $7.
From intimate dinners to cozy wine nights at the bar, our professional team can tailor any menu item with wine and beer pairings. Bella Luna also provides accessible and elegant catering options. Our courteous staff will ensure you have a memorable experience. Whether you're a neighborhood local or passing through town, Bella Luna has the upscale yet relaxed atmosphere you're looking for. We can't wait to see you soon.

574 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024-2404
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: 12:00pm-4:00pm Everyday
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 4:00pm-10:00pm. Friday - Saturday 4:00pm-10:30pm

Cross Street:
Between 87th & 88th

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 877-2267

Website:
http://www.bellalunanyc.com/

Parking Details:
Paid public lot on 88th and 89th St

Public Transit:
1,B,C trains

Private Party Contact:
Guray Yuksel : (212) 877-2267

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Bella Luna - NYC Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (45)
Casual (35)
Comfort Food (27)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (20)
Good for a Date (19)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Authentic (14)
Great for Brunch (13)
Business Meals (13)
Great for Lunch (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Cozy (11)
Fun (11)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Special Occasion (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Groups (8)
People Watching (8)
Quick Bite (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Romantic (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Healthy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Scenic View (1)
Seasonal (1)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Food is consistently good. It would be nice to have a few Vegan options on the menu.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

I'VE DINED AND CELEBRATED AT BELLA LUNA MANY TIMES. THE FOOD IS ALWAYS DELICIOUS!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, People Watching, Authentic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Really like the makeover in the new location. Excellent food at reasonable prices. Good neighborhood place.

Tags: Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Pretty basic southern Italian. Nothing amazing, but everything was pretty good. Nice neighborhood place

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Good neighborhood place. Food is good. Service is prompt and friendly. Reasonable prices. Very popular with the locals.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Now in its new location a block away from the prior restaurant...Bella Luna is still one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants for the last 22 years! Went with a friend and had delicious salmon and split a shrimp pesto dish. Shared a lovely bottle of Malbec. Price tag is exceptional and the flavors and consistency are always reliable. You don't need any excuse to have a great meal at Bella Luna!

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Sunday Lunch, Quick Bite, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Have eaten here twice. Love the food. A little loud, but nice atmosphere. Def would recommend it.!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Good food and value (quick service)

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Always happy at Bella Luna where it's easy to talk, nobody rushes you, the waiters are attentive and the food is good Italian comfort food.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I love this restaurant and usually give it 5 stars for food but my pasta primavera was awful the n Saturday. I hope this was due to a sick chef. Of course I’ll give it another chance!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Our party of three ordered a pasta dish each. All three were underwhelming. The speed of service was decent, but we enjoyed a better rapport with the bus boy than the waiter. The restaurant is well set up and tables have a decent spread. Unfortunately the food didn’t live up to expectations.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Old neighborhood spot in a new location and still a reliable and reasonably priced gem.
The owner and staff are always very welcoming and warm.
I've been eating here for years and have never had anything I didn't love.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We keep returning. The food always pleases and the servers are so flexible. They accommodate us no matter what. Kudos to management! Not easy to find this mix in NYC!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

I remember Bella Luna as a nice place to go BEFORE their new location. Their new location is so much nicer. This is a neighborhood gem.Considerate of special needs( quiet table). Lovely maitre d’. Perfect Upper West Side restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Our second home. I've been coming for years - at least once a week, sometimes more. My mother loves it too. They remember the table she likes and her favorite desert. Like eating at a friend's house.

Tags: Great for Brunch, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Excellent food and value

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

As always, we were treated well and everyone loved the food. We are a group of six and not every restaurant is suited to our needs. Bella Luna staff go their of their way for us, which we always appreciate.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Good prices, crammed seating and good food but nothing special.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Typical ordinary Italian food nothing special but if you need to get something quick it’s a good place to go

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great neighborhood restaurant, good food and wonderful prices. I also love the views!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2017

I had gone to the old location many times, but this was my first visit to the new location. My friends and I really enjoyed it and agreed afterwards that it would be our new "go to" place.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 4, 2017

The food is up there with Patsy's, Carmine's, Tony's....good food.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Spicy, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Food and ambiance are very good. Staff service is mediocre. I am yet to find a warm and inviting waiter/waitress.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Jackson Hole)·Dined on October 1, 2017

This neighborhood treasure never disappoints. The food has a Mediterranean/Italian flavor, and the service is pleasant.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 28, 2017

Met a Usa friend halfway and this was a rough midpoint for our anniversary joined by an old friend

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Great place!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Loved the old Bella Luna space, which allowed for more quiet dining, but the quality of the food and the value continue at the newer location. Very popular for an "early bird" special, none-the-less the restaurant offers a wide range of pastas and other Italian dishes at reasonable prices. My group of friends enjoyed celebrating a birthday here.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

One of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. Great value, always good.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Good inexpensive

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 13, 2017

I've lived in the neighborhood for many years, but have only recently discovered this gem of a place. Cozy decor, friendly attentive staff, and a creative and very affordable menu of pastas, pizzas and Italian-inspired entrees. I'll be back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Always a wonderful dining experience at Bella Luna. The waiters are terrific, as are the busboys and the hostess. Food is consistent and full of flavor and fresh. We will be back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Always a pleasure to dine here. Have come to Bella Luna for decades (in their former location as well) and the food is delicious and consistent. I bring friends here regularly and if I have a date and want to stay in my neighborhood, this is my choice. Menu is diverse and very reasonable. Really high quality. We had the salmon and the lamb shank, both excellent.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Three of us ate parmigiana dishes: 2 chicken, one veal. No one was overwhelmed by the food, and we all agreed it was more like home cooking than a restaurant meal. Portions are generous but the chicken was a little dry as there was little tomato sauce to keep it moist. I have had better chicken parmigiana in the old location of Bella Luna, and other better dishes at the new location.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

I love Bella Luna! The food, wine, and atmosphere is great!! Service was amazing as always!

Tags: Authentic, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 6, 2017

A great neighborhood stalwart with good food and value. The restaurant moved locations and was closed for 8 or 9 months and the neighborhood cheered when it finally reopened, better than ever!

Tags: Cozy, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

If they're going to serve veal that's like shoe leather, they should just eliminate veal from the menu. The rest of the meal was adequate, but not even up to Bela Luna's earlier standards. They haven't lasted all these years by compromising on quality, and they shouldn't now.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Warm welcome and great staff. Food excellent and would definitely recommend.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Excellent neighborhood restaurant. The waiters are responsive without being pushy. Family oriented.

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Very nice setting. Service happened to be very poor, but that may have been our waiter. Food fairly good, but too saucy for my taste. Salad was best.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 27, 2017

It was fantastic as always. The staff are marvelous.

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