Caffe Luna is always great! My boyfriend and I come here for date nights and I have gotten the salmon bowtie pasta in the past but this time got the salad with tuna. Both of them were excellent, the tuna was cooked wonderfully and the dressing on the salad was super tasty.
Returning customer still in love with the food and environment.
Great service and delicious food. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and wine/beer selections
We enjoyed a Father’s Day dinner! From the moment we entered until we left our service was impeccable. There were 3 of us. We all had something different and were not disappointed! Our waitress was very personable and the manager was attentive. We enjoyed his table visit conversation! This was our second visit and we will definitely return!
Awesome as usual!!
parker and the gang knock it out of the park! we enjoy the atmosphere, the art, and the staff. of course, the food is great. the noise level is challenging and can be hard to talk when the restaurant is full, but we just try to show up early.
Our 10year anniversary & they gave us a private table in the window nook. Our waiter was great and Parker came by to say hello. We were treated very well and they covered our dessert & coffee. I enjoyed the Penne Con Carciofi and my husband really liked the creamy Taglierini del Golfo. We always enjoy Caffe Luna and have made this a tradition.
The restaurant had a good ambiance to it. We were a bit confused about why we were sat in the corner of the restaurant (by the bathrooms) when it was almost entirely empty. Our server was professional and polite ... but cold so to speak. Not very friendly.
My Ceasar salad was drowning in dressing, I send half of it back because it was just too much, the garden salad my boyfriend ordered was very plain .... some greens and a few tomatoes.
Our main dishes were very good. Dessert.... not so much. Tiramisu was saggy and dripping, not fluffy as you would expect a Tiramisu to be. This I guess varies from place to place.
We would give this place a second try because our main dishes were actually very good.
Not terrible. Just not outstanding for the price. Service was lackadaisical, food was just okay, and noise level made it difficult to talk.
Cafe Lunna never disappoints. It is one of our favorites. The food is wonderful, and the service
is friendly, attentive , professional. We love the atmosphere. It makes us feel like we're on vacation in Italy !
This was our first time to Caffe Luna and it won’t be our last. Good service and a wonderful meal. It was restaurant week and we were looking for a place we had never been. The special menu for restaurant week looked appetizing but we both chose from the regular menu. We both love the food. We’ll be back!
Went out to eat with a friend and enjoyed everything about the place!! I will definitely be back
Wonderful lunch. Service was excellent, food was delicious and very friendly atmosphere. My new favorite Italian joint!!
Caffe Luna is always consistent with food, service and Parker always makes you feel you are the only people in the entire restaurant! It's our go to for celebrations of all types! They are especially good during restaurant week! We never miss as the menu is excellent!
Very much enjoyed my time dining here! The atmosphere is very quaint. It was a bit noisy but I enjoyed the liveliness. The food was good, traditional Italian food, no frills or fanciness. Service was excellent.
Great atmosphere with amazing good! Service was excellent and I 2mosy certainly return!
Caffe Luna has been, is, and will probably always be THE single best restaurant in the Triangle. I've spent just over 12 wonderful years of my life visiting this establishment and I have yet to be disappointed. Mr. Kennedy and his wife have not only bestowed the gift of fantastic food/dining upon Raleigh - they have done so in the most consistent and amazing fashion possible. The staff turnover appears to be quite low, the food always fresh and delicious, the service superb, and I won't be going anywhere else any time soon.
When I need a perfect casual and fun dining experience for friends, family, date night, or any other occasion - this is my first stop every time.
Food and service was very good and prices are reasonable. We were celabrating and anniversary and the experience helped make the evening special for us. We always recommend Cafe Luna to friends.
Great food and service.
Caffe Luna never disappoints! Consistent service and food. One of our favorite places to dine!
When we are in downtown Raleigh it is our favorite restaurant. Great dishes, well presented, lively and a bit noisy, but a fun place. Nice classic Italian menu with some creativity and great salmon. Attentive professional staff.
Out first time here. The food was very good and plentiful but not over priced. It was a little loud, but everyone was enjoying themselves. I wish the owner would identify which door you should use to enter though. We went in the wrong door once, then almost did it again. FYI the entrance is on the corner of the building :)
WE have long been customers of Caffe Luna and that won't change any time soon, or possibly ever.
The service is always exception, the food is fantastic, and the prices are so fair and reasonable considering how delicious the food is. Highly recommend getting a fresh pasta dish because it simply cannot be beat and every other Italian restaurant pales in comparison (and this is coming from an Italian and my whole family agrees!)
Simply put: you can't go wrong eating at Caffe Luna.
This was our first visit but will not be our last. Toughest part of the meal was narrowing the choices. Prosciutto and Mozzarella were excellent and large servings, calamari was a tad tough but nice breading level. We had 3 different past dishes and each was excellent, creating the dilemma of having the same thing next time or trying something different. Service was attentive, friendly and prompt, price (which included two terrific desserts) was quite reasonable for the quality and quantity of food. We will be back.
PS. We were headed to theater and were EARLY, which never happens.
Food was delicious and the hospitality outstanding.
As always, Caffe Luna did not disappoint! My husband and I are repeat diners here, and we had tickets to see the Janis Joplin tribute in Raleigh on Saturday evening. We had a reservation which I made Saturday afternoon, and we requested a table by the window which they granted. The food was wonderful - I had the scallops over Penne pasta with spinach in an olive oil/garlic sauce. My husband had the Linguini Pescatore. We shared a Calarmari and Caesar salad. The house Chiati was excellent, too! The service was great, too - Quentin was our server and he was attentive, prompt, but we were not rushed. Thanks again!!
The service was very slow, we were completely forgotten about after our food was served. I had to go to the host table to get anyone’s attention 20 minutes after 20 we were served the entree.
Food was bland, way too much olive oil in every dish.
Dessert was ok, a little dry
Very enjoyable meal. The staff is extremely friendly and resourceful.
Third time visiting Caffe Luna and have had a wonderful experience each time. The manager is always outgoing and ready to go above and beyond to accommodate guests. The wait staff is friendly and professional. They are great with reccomendations and are able to handle big groups. The food is always tasty. This time I tried the linguini carbonara which had the perfect amount of sauce and was delicious.
From the appetizers to dessert, everything was delicious! Our server Cory was terrific! Noise level is high but food makes up for it.
Great place , has been one of my favorites for a very long time
We enjoyed a lovely dinner before attending a show at Meymandi
Food was just okay, bread bland, fried calamari was undercooked. Our main courses could have used a lot more seasoning
Staff, owner, and food was great. I'll be back...
One of my favorite restaurants in downtown Raleigh. High recommend to anyone for any occasion.
Delicious! My family was visiting from Europe took them here as it is one of our favorite Raleigh spots. They loved it. The food is amazing! The service is great. I highly recommend making a reservation on a weekend as it can get full fast since the food is so good!
Parker Kennedy and his staff are among the very best in Raleigh - professional, personable and always aim to please. The Rigatoni con Pollo alla Panna is amazing. I go as often as I can!
Caffe Luna continues to provide the best overall experience a restaurant can give. The food, the service, the ambience- it’s all top notch. Every time I am nearby, I try to stop by for a bite. This is my favorite place in Raleigh!
The food was plentiful in portion but daily mundane. The red sauce was very good.
Really enjoy this place. Good food, nice servers, good wine selection, and not too pricey.