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Luna Piena Ristorante

4.2
559 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem (12)
  • Good for a Date (9)
  • Romantic (9)
Luna Piena serves a large selection of simply prepared pastas, chicken, veal, and seafood dishes.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch and Dinner: Daily: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 308-8882
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Luigi Scarpelli
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Private party facilities
We look forward to you joining us here at Luna Piena for your next party. We have three private rooms that can accommodate parties of 15 to 75 guests.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
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Public transit
E & V trains to 53rd Street/Lexington Avenue and 6 train to 51st Street.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 559 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.2
service
4.1
ambience
4.0
value
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great overall, just watch out cuz they charge $10 for the selter water

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vipPaola (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

We had a lovely experience with a very attentive waiter. The food was delicious and the restaurant itself is very cute and romantic.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Service very slow. One hour before we got our entrees and there was only about 10 clients.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Love the food
Service very good ask for Valon

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Best place is Est side if you what Italian cuisine
Ask for plum make you fill like home
Food is outstanding
Service superb

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Octopus app was tender with right amount of spice
Pasta was to perfection ... al dente
Service was polite an congenial
Highly recommend

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Family gathering on Christmas night. Very cozy, quiet and great food and service. Broad variety of Italian food selections and reasonably priced. I would return

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

what a great night! the food was delicious! Service was great! and to top it off, they have a live soft jazz singer. It was the perfect night. They have a great wine list too! I highly recommend this place.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

I felt like I found a hidden gem in NYC. The food was amazing and the staff was very attentive, helpful and good at their jobs! You are in NYC so prices are high in general but this is the only reason for my 3 on the price category. If you are looking for cheap eats, then this is not for you, but if you are looking for great food, try it out!! You will not be sorry! We had a family meal that you cannot put a price tag on. Enjoy!!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Friends holiday dinner

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vipladieswholunch (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Have been to the restaurant at least 5 previous times for lunch & dinner & always loved it. This time was different. No one took drink or food order until we asked. Friend ordered a salad with no dressing (oil & vinegar on the side). It came with dressing & she tasted it & told the waiter that she couldn’t eat it, because she is allergic to garlic. He never took it away or replaced it. We ended up sharing my dish, which was good!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 10, 2017

We seek and enjoy small neighborhood restaurants, and this location is the definition of that. We enjoyed Classic Italian dishes like veal Parmesan and penne Bolognese, and a Branzino almost too pretty to eat. We love this This is a must try.

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vipBones (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Kitchen was very slow as it appeared they over booked 2 large parties are we not prepared to handle the regular two, four & six people reservations.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
1.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Worst restaurant we have ever eaten at in NYC. Food was horrific. Service terrible. Expensive for what you get.

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vipN45ST (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 5, 2017

Excellent little Italian place, friendly service and really good food. Not fancy, just cozy and comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Fresh and tasty entrees, good salad and bread. Good place in the neighborhood to go for a meal

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Leslie (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

My daughter and I has a wonderful meal. The live music was right next to us but we enjoyed it. I ordered the Lasagna it was not as flavorful as I was wanting. I should have know because it was made with ground beef not italian sausage. More garlic and salt maybe? oh well....we ate it all!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 28, 2017

I love this place best pasta with truffle

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 27, 2017

Luna is my place in Est side
Try eggplant parmigiana
Ravioli zucca the best ever ever

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vipFoodie (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Food was not hot; it was lukewarm even though I specifically asked that the pasta be HOT!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 22, 2017

Great food, priced right.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

I have to say I Realy like this place food is outstanding service was very good as well

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marky (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 8, 2017

amazing food , fun staff , great service , priced appropriately . would recommend to anyone wanting a meal with drinks for under 40 bucks

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 6, 2017

Neighborhood gem...always good

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vipDesertBeforeDinnerPlease (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

I was part of a group of three. I found my house wine selection excellent and the service overall outstanding. I ordered lentil soup and chicken parmesan. The accompanying pasta was a bit too mushy, but overall the combination of pasta and chicken parmesan was very tasty. I truly enjoyed it. My wife ordered pasta vongole and was very disappointed. She said her pasta too was mushy and the clam sauce was very bland — very little clam taste and virtually no seasoning. Our guest ordered salmon which she barely touched, but the fish looked fresh and nicely prepared to me, and the accompanying vegetables looked well cooked. So overall, I give the food quality a “good” rating using an adjusted average of three persons. But we all agreed the service was truly extraordinary and the bread was very tasty. The garden is very attractive. We did not realize there was pretty nice live music up front. I will definitely come back.

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vipCraigL (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Amazing homemade Italian. Had awesome meals before the Marathon and it helped me complete it! Each person at the table enjoyed their meal - all is homemade and the service was perfect.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Try eggplant parmigiana
Try ravioli zucca
Ask for desara eat at bar

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Friendly (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

I always enjoy dining at LP. The staff is friendly (and remember me), the food is good, the room is pretty. Be aware that there is often live music and the garden (when full) can be loud... so location of table is important. Alas, twice I have ordered and the wrong food arrived. The staff was very accommodating on both counts - with the bill and with a complimentary round of drinks. I will return and recommend LP to others - but more attention needs to be paid to special orders.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 2, 2017

I love lunch menu at this place food is very fresh and they have fix menu 15$ lunch appetizer and main corse

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

I love this place food is outstanding ask for sam

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fan2 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on October 27, 2017

Very good food service and very confortable the service is good and the ambient is great

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