About 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 $38. We also have 1/2 price bottles of wine every Monday and Wednesday night. (excluding Super Tuscans)

36 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan

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

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 267-9950

Website:
http://www.lunabluofannapolis.com/

Catering:
We offer our full menu for on and off site catering.

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.

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: (410) 267-9950

Additional:
Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Luna Blu Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
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4.6

service

4.6

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4.3

value

4.5

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Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (24)
Cozy (20)
Neighborhood Gem (18)
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Casual (16)
Special Occasion (15)
Authentic (15)
Romantic (14)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Notable Wine List (11)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Business Meals (9)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Fun (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Healthy (5)
Vegan (4)
People Watching (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Great food and service!
Too bad the place is so small! not enough room between tables, and waiters had to come on the side to make sure nothing flies off the tables!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

This place needs a makeover. Thought I going to a nice restaurant for lunch but was disappointed. No parking, I had on a casual outfit and felt way overdressed. Food was ok. I had salad(it was blah) dressing had no taste. The shrimp risotto only had 3 shrimp and lacked flavor. My husband had a chicken sandwich in which he said he liked. It’s not the worst place ever since his food experience was much better than my experience but Probably won’t go back.

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 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

Very nice, close to actually going to Italy

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

After a larger, noisy restaurant the night before with disappointing food, it was great to find Luna Blu. We received a friendly greeting from the owner on arrival and she also was our server during the meal. The restaurant is very nice and also on the quiet side which was great for conversation. The menu offered many options and the food was all fantastic.

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·Dined 5 days ago

The food has been phenomenal on both occasions we have eaten here. The wine list is quite extensive, the choices we’ve made have been very tasty. Erin is quite the server, and quite the gracious hostess (as well as the owner) and remembered us (and our wine choice) from our only other visit. The dessert options are excellent and the Port is so good. All in all great experience, highly recommend Luna Blu

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Went for Valentines day. Food wasn't good enough for $60 a plate. But it was quiet and not too crowded so wasn't terrible

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

A great Valentine's Day menu made for a great Valentine's Day. Kudos to Erin for a wonderful prix fixe menu with some gems like the lollipop lamb chop appetizer and the osso bucco enter was excellent. And, still offering Wednesday night half price wine choices... What a combination.

Tags: People Watching, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 6, 2018

All four of us had different appetizers and main courses, and we enjoyed every one. Erin’s service and advice was excellent, and she had the chef modify the risotto special for one of us. The lack of noise was wonderful. No ever had to raise their voice. We will return.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We really enjoyed our dinners at LUNA BLUE. The service was prompt and very helpful and the food was wonderful!! I had the four course special and everything that I ordered was wonderful, but it was too much food, so I probably won’t do that again.
MJ wife had the stuffed Australian sea bass and it was wonderful too! Very nice atmosphere; convenient lot parking garage immediately behind, attentive-knowledgeable-responsive servers and great food!

Tags: Happy Hour, Cozy, Comfort Food, Casual, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent food and service. Very welcoming environment.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Food is always excellent. Food is always fresh and beautifully presented. Love all the recipes!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Healthy, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We love Luna Blu! Everything on the menu is fantastic both for lunch and dinner!

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Very charming dining room and great service. Fabulous appetizers. 4-course dinner special is a no-brainer for a flat $38. Ordered the veal piccata - awesome. Would definitely go back.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Went with friends before a concert and had a great time. Can’t wait to go back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Everything about the dinner was perfect. The prices were surprisingly low compared to the value! The food was superb, service excellent and not rushed, courses were well timed. I highly recommend this restaurant!!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We felt so welcomed! Very open to accommodating all requests and customizations to vegan (whole food plant based) diet! Very delicious and well spiced! We’ll be back for sure!

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Vegan
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Food and service are consistently good. There is a nice wine list.

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Luna blue is always fantastic! Great food and wonderful service! It also helps that it was half price bottle of wine night!

Tags: Cozy, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Delicious menu options. Great value and good service make this a definite must visit.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 8, 2018

The usual friendly and attentive service with great food. Appetizers during the hour-long, half price window were amazing. The exceptional value of this deal was only exceeded by the fine quality of the baked brie, the mussels and clams, and the scallop appetizers. The main courses (we had the lamb special and the pasta ragu) were large and delicious. My ragu was augmented with mushrooms at my request and my brother's had added sausage. Both added ingredients were of very generous portions. As always, the bread prepared specifically for our table, was hot and delicious. The flavored olive oil on the table made a wonderful dip for it.
Transplant this dining experience into a fancy dining room and expect to pay at least double the prices. As it is, cloth table cloths, fine service, and great food at such reasonable prices compensate the diner for the lack of overt atmosphere.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Was surprised when we arrived at 6pm on a Sunday night and was seated next to a noisy party on a mostly empty restaurant. Understood why when the place filled up entirely by 6:30. Great dinner.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 2, 2018

All food is fresh and made to order. We had very good service and the bread is hot and fresh.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

new years eve is always a hit or miss and this was a definite hit!
Lovely choices, nice service, never felt rushed. Warm and cozy on a freezing cold night!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We ate before a show at Rams Head Annapolis. We opted for the special that included appetizer, salad, entree and dessert. The food was good with the exception of our friends chicken piccata. She complained of too much salt in her dish. The server replaced her dish. We were encouraged to go back to the restaurant after the show for dessert. The show ran late and the restaurant was closed so no dessert.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Luna Blu is a very cosy fun restaurant. The food is very good. The 4 course dinner is the best.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Fun, Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Luna Blu was excellent as usual. Erin and her crew always do a great job and really make you feel at home. You always want to come back again.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 27, 2017

The barrimundi caprese is delicious! I know because I’ve had it a dozen times over the last two years. Good value, wonderful food, and friendly, attentive service.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Really fine Italian food. Many weeknights have special pricing for hors d'oeuvres making getting a wide sampling from the kitchen easy. Monday nights are also 1/2 price wine. Hors d'oeveres are wonderful and varied; any palate will find some things that are tasty beyond the norm. For an entree, I love the pasta al ragu: perfectly cooked pasta and a wonderful, meaty sauce. Others with whom I have dined have had some of the fish offerings that have played to rave reviews. Reservations are likely needed as I have seen people turned away due to the small dining room being booked by others. Staff is personable, helpful, and cheerful. Worth a try; you'll go back for more.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We enjoyed this lovely, small restaurant. On Christmas Eve, the place was completely booked, including several large parties, but service was still excellent and well-paced. We did not do their special dinner for 2, opting instead for three appetizers (one was my entree) and one pasta dish. We both liked the green tomatoes appetizer (with the tomato sauce, the dish reminded me of eggplant parm), and I loved my scallops with delicious polenta. My husband liked the calamari, but I didn't care for the balsamic sauce (personal preference). He loved his spicy pasta arrabiata (too spicy for me). The only quibble I had is that my cocktail was served in a metal cup -- to me, that was offputing. However, we will definitely return.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Food was great!!! We felt the restaurant was too small for the number of tables and party sizes (6+a a couple tables). We couldn’t get in or out of our table without making the folks at the table next to us get up; other than that, it was a fantastic neighborhood gem!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Had lovely dinner on Christmas Eve

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Food is always phenomenal! Erin is a gem & truly takes care of her guests!!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access, Cozy, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great food, great time. Service was really slow but I think it was because they had several large parties and we were an afterthought. It’s usually always good.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Service mediocre slow, food marginal crab bruschetta was pastee and tasteless served on a dinner roll, Caesar salad with no dressing, no reggiano or Parmesan shavings and lettuce at room temperature. It took 60 minutes and time expire for our theatre tickets.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Used the Groupon special for Anniversary Lunch. Food was good service was really good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Cozy, Casual, Spicy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 14, 2017

We are fans of this spot in Annapolis in the biggest way. We have never had a sub-par or underwhelming meal!

We started out dinner with the baked Brie wrapped in a pastry shell on a bed of baby spinach with balsamic vinegar soaked strawberries. Totally awesome and worth the 15 minute wait! While waiting, we were served fresh baked bread and a spicy olive oil for dipping.

My entree’, veal piccata was done in the classic style of butter lemon and capers. Veal was very tender and not over floured. Very very good.

My wife had the tri color tortilini with Italian sausage, tomatoes mushrooms and a Romano cheese sauce. Absolutely delicious!

We each chose the featured wines, an Italian Pinot Grigio and the Spanish Pinot noir. Both were reasonable priced and excellent choices. Hard to find a good 8 or 9 dollar glass or wine!

Our dessert was a classic Luna Blu creation; terimisu. Luna Blu serves theirs with a sprinkling of cocoa powder that complements the entire dish.

Can’t wait to go back and try some of the other dishes-like the rockfish or shrimp scampi.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Romantic, Fun, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Nothing special but good for a quick dinner. Would go again with another couple.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Delicious food, fun waitress, great place for supper before going to the Christmas Show at The Ramshead!

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Luna Blu is one of my all time favorites in the Annapolis area. The food is always amazing! I have eaten here frequently and have never had a bad meal! I love that the restaurant is very small, intimate and welcoming. The staff is amazing! I have always been greeted with smiles and professionalism. I would recommend this gem to all!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Casual, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Tea
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food with many options at a good value. Could eat there every day for an nth and have great options without repeating

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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