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

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

We will be open from 5 to 11 on Christmas Eve, serving our regular dinner menu.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

We will be closed on Christmas day. Have a wonderful holiday!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

We will be offering a set 4 course menu for New Years Eve dinner. Appetizer, salad, entree & dessert. Our regular menu will not be offered.

Luna Blu Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.4

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95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (35)
Neighborhood Gem (30)
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Authentic (23)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Romantic (18)
Comfort Food (16)
Casual (16)
Great for Lunch (16)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Cozy (15)
Notable Wine List (14)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Business Meals (9)
Healthy (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Fun (6)
Good for Groups (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
People Watching (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Hot Spot (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Scenic View (3)
Happy Hour (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Seasonal (2)
Vegan (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

Our favorite place to eat when we are in Annapolis. Wonderful, warm attentive staff and superb food. Wine list is carefully thought out and reasonably priced. We are already looking forward to our next visit!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Healthy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

We are locals and love going to Luna Blu. We always get a great meal and great service. It's a quaint restaurant, not too big which I love.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Even though there were two large parties and only two tables left for reservations, the food and service was still just as amazing as ever. I recommend Luna Blu to anyone that's looking for great Italian food in the area. I've never been disappointed and always feel welcome as soon as I walk in the door. Hoping to make it back for the Chocolate and Wine Pairing event in December!

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 7 days ago

We loved our dinner at Luna Blu! The restaurant is very small but they were able to accommodate our party of 8. It is a cozy atmosphere, the food was delicious and the service was excellent. Highly recommend...but make a reservation!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Always a great meal at Luna Blu and Erin is the best!! I have never had a bad meal or bad service. This is my "go to" restaurant before attending a show at the Rams Head.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Our favorite in downtown Annapolis. Not the bustle of Main Street; but, a nice, quiet place with excellent food and service. Window table is tops.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Luna Blu is an intimate restaurant and has been owned by same owners for years. Always a warm feeling with good cuisine. One of our favorite restaurants in Annapolis.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The staff is very friendly and professional. It’s a very welcoming environment. Great food and pretty reasonable. The dessert is homemade and delicious 😋

Tags: Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Erin and her kitchen and wait staff at Luna Blu never disappoint. They turn out delicious, fresh, made to order classic and updated Italian food that is beautiful and satisfying. I eat vegan with a serious food allergy to mammal meat and Luna Blu is one of the places I go to feel completely trusting of and safe with the kitchen. That's huge for me. In addition, Erin will cook any combination of her ingredients in your customized dish - especially pasta - again, a treat. I highly recommend you check out Luna Blu and also their monthly wine tasting events that support various charities. Enjoy!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Vegan, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Overall average experience. Food and service is good, nothing over the top. Food is fresh and portion sizes are plentiful. Wine list was very disappointing and the quality of the menu presentation was diner quality.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Great food! They even had the table decorated with little birthday confetti on the table. It's small and a little bright that was the only criticism

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 24, 2017

The fish was excellent, great 4 course meal at a great price!

Tags: Authentic, Fun, Healthy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food and service were superb! My husband got the four course special and enjoyed all of the courses. Great value and wonderful wine. Very enjoyable experience. We certainly plan to return. Our favorite Annapolis restaurant!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

Luna Blu is consistent with having fabulous food. I would not suggest this restaurant to someone with children. I would recommend making a reservation.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Good food at a amazing price. Unique mom and papa hometown experience.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Great service though food was bland

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 (New England)·Dined on October 10, 2017

The food is good. The Fettucine Alfredo could have been more cheesy. The service is very curt. The place is WAY over-lit, you feel like you sitting under spotlights.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Excellent -- great value! The food was served quickly, and we were more than full.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

We ate here while at the sailboat show. Enjoyed a delicious meal, in a relaxing atmosphere.
I have to make special mention of our server, Caitlin (?). She is an absolute gem, a very pleasant young lady whose service and suggestions made our dining experience that much more pleasurable.
My wife and I would definitely visit again when we are in the Annapolis area.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Delightful ambience. Relaxed but quick service. Interesting pairing of flavors

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Luna Blu consistently has excellent food, good wine and liquor, great service, personable owner (Erin Dryden) and staff, and nice ambiance.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 4, 2017

We took advantage of a Groupon offer to visit Luna Blu. As per the terms of the deal, we were supposed to tell our server we had a Groupon. We did that and our server, John, immediately turned away and said, "I'll get the Groupon menu." He returned with menus that applied to the Groupon. It was a pared-down version of their regular menu. No where on the Groupon did it state that we we would have to order from a special menu.

By the reaction we got from John and by the tone of his voice, it seemed like he was thinking, "Here comes some cheapskates with a Groupon."

When he came back to the table with our drinks, he asked if we were ready to order. We decided to order an Antipasto della Casa. He acted surprised that we would want something in addition to what the Groupon offer was.

By the time, an additional server came on shift. I heard her mention to her tables that they had a salad special that evening. John never told us about it. Why would he? We weren't going to order anything besides the Groupon deal, right, John?

We did enjoy the rest of our meal. My wife had the baramundi and I had a fettucini dish. It wasn't what I would have ordered, but my selection wasn't part of their Groupon menu.

We also received two glasses of wine with the offer. It was a choice between pinot grigio or pinot noir.

There was also some sketchy stuff when it came time to pay our bill. When John first brought it over, there was a charge for $75 for "Groupon dinner." I mentioned it to him and he deducted it while standing at the table, while offering a haphazard apology. I gave him my credit card and when he brought back the bill for me to sign, the amount was $75, not the $56 it should have been. Another apology and back to go fix it. He got it right the third time. I would like to give him the benefit of the doubt, but after his attitude from the start, part of me thinks he was trying to sneak something by me.

I doubt we'll be visiting any time in the near future.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We always enjoy the excellent service and food every time we go to Luna Blu.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 26, 2017

The calamari at Luna Blu is quite different from the norm. It is not covered with breading and served in a bowl full of a wonderfully spicy red sauce. All of the entrees were of adequate size and delicious. Even the Greek Salad with chicken was enough for a meal. I highly recommend this restaurant as an alternative to the mediocre food now served at the Ramshead and we love going there prior to performances at Ramshead on Stage, just across the street. There is a great deal on a four course meal if you have the time and some nights there is wine at 1/2 price.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Our first trip. Going to a nearby music concert and thought we give it a try. Overall the food and service were very good. Will go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Food and service has always been excellent.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 25, 2017

I've been here several times and always enjoyed the food and service. We usually use a Groupon. We did notice at this visit that some of the entrées were taken off of the Groupon list. Also they changed the dinnerware to smaller bowls. The amount of food is probably the same but it didn't look as impressive as it did the first couple times when they were served in Bowls with the large rims. I know it seems like a small thing, it just wasn't as impressive. Overall a great place for lunch

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Outstanding menu choices...you can't go wrong. Our favorite italian restaurant in the area.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 22, 2017

This place never ceases to amaze me. Love the weekly specials.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Authentic, People Watching, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 16, 2017

There were two in our party. We were served warm rolls that were delicious. My guest's meal was a salad with steak. She described it as average. I had chicken with a side of asparagus. The chicken was tasty but the asparagus was perfectly cooked.

Tags: Casual, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, People Watching, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

Great food with lots of vegetarian options. Seafood was fresh and cooked just right. The Penne Arabiata was very spicy and totally delicious. Rockfish with angel hair and capers was my pick and I loved it. Our server was friendly, water and soda glasses were filled quickly. The complimentary bread and spiced olive oil were great as well. I would definitely go again.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Healthy
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·Dined on September 12, 2017

Our food was delicious and unique.
Erin, the owner is very attentive to her customers and ensures each dining experience is exceptional.

Tags: Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Enjoyed sitting by the window watching people pass by while enjoying excelent food!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 2, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed an excellent dinner before a show at the Rams Head.

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Great food and excellent service.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 31, 2017

This was my second visit, and I wasn't impressed the first time. Run away from the rubber band calamari! Seemed short staffed. The salmon with scallop entree was really good and redeemed them to bring me back for another try.

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·Dined on August 31, 2017

Luna Blu was more than my wife and I expected. We were visiting Annapolis for a holiday and have eaten in several other restaurants there and this one topped them all. The food was excellent, the service was friendly and the atmosphere is unique.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 28, 2017

We have had a number of very good dinners at Luna Blu and this was the first time at lunch. Again the specials are excellent values, really hard to beat. This was also the first time to try Gluten free pasta (in the Farfalle di Cremona) which was excellent and loaded with crab and scallops. It was another wonderful experience that will keep us coming back.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Healthy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 26, 2017

I've never had such a great, tasty meal at such a reasonable price. The chef works magic with the food. I especially like seafood and this place didn't disappoint. I'm going back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 25, 2017

We always enjoy our meals at Luna Blu! Creative menu, great wine selection and personalized service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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