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Luna Rosa Greenville, Greenville, SC

Luna Rosa Greenville

4.2
4.2
272 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
From our family to yours. At Luna Rosa Gelato cafe we want every guest to experience something special. We remember what it feels like to be pleasantly surprised at the level of service, atmosphere, and quality of cuisine when visiting a new establishment. Our craft cocktail program, designed by Jeni (Pink) Blyth, is meant to compliment a wide variety of Italian comfort food inspired by Chef John Flynn and finished with one of our fresh made artisan gelato flavors. Our motto is to treat each person that walks through our door as if they were a guest in our home.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Dessert, Comfort Food

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Wed–Sun 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Happy Hour Wed–Fri 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (864) 241-4040

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Off site catering has become a staple for the culinary team at Luna Rosa. From weddings to corporate functions, from small home gatherings to large church dinners, the options and personal touches that we can provide are almost limitless. To start the planning process, begin by contacting our catering/events manager. catering@lunarosagelato.com

  • Private party facilities

    Luna Rosa is closed on Mon & Tue to allow for private events but with enough notice can also be reserved during the balance of the week. Our event staff will work with you hand in hand to develop a personalized menu to suit the needs of your special occasion. To start the planning process, begin by contacting our catering/events manager. catering@lunarosagelato.com

  • Neighborhood

    Greenville

  • Cross street

    On the corner of S. Main St. & East Court St

  • Parking details

    Aside from a handful of street side parking spaces out front of our building, downtown Greenville has several parking garages strategically place for easy access. The closest garage is located behind the Westin Pointsett Hotel directly across the street from Luna Rosa Gelato cafe.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 272 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 4.1Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great staff, very knowledgeable. Made a great martini and Italian dishes. Cinnamon gelato was fabulous. Highly recommend but make sure to have reservations.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    My husband and I loved this place staff was so friendly and the food was amazing! I can’t wait to go back!
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall2food1service2ambience3
    We waited over 45 minutes for our food and then it was burnt.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    Meatball with the spaghetti was fantastic! Great Caesar salad
  5. PH

    PamH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was wonderful ! We love to eat here when we are in Greenville!
  6. MP

    MelanieP

    Charleston

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience2
    Party of 6. After church, restaurant was not busy. We were seated out of main dining area surrounded by equipment( floor fan, barriers for lines. Why? ) Only two other tables w customers. Service was great. Took awhile for food. Delicious as always, but missing out on great opportunity to have great atmosphere. It’s an Italian restaurant-why isn’t it cozy and fun like the restaurants in Italy?
  7. JM

    JaniceM

    Key West

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We enjoyed the pizza. Thin crust was great and enough to take home. Good wine list. Gelato was awesome and so many flavors.
  8. H

    Harvey

    Atlanta

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Good food, excellent server good location great Brandy Alexander
  9. k

    kimberly

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have been to both of Luna Rosa's locations at least once and absolutely love this place! The food is always so prefect and the staff are so attentive and kind.
  10. M

    Mitch

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall2food4service3ambience2
    Very casual, almost a "hippie" vibe, much too casual for the price ranges, and for the "reservations" we made. Maybe it's just that I am not Gen X, Y or Z or Millenial. Tea was spoiled, bread was underdone and hard, ordered a second bread hoping for better...it was. Ranch dressing was too tart and tangy, Salad was bitter, with too many specialty greens and very little Iceberg. I was a bit unsettled by the fact that someone walked in off the street and without (visibly)washing hands began serving themselves ice cream and eating behind the counter, then went out and sat with customers, then served other customers ice cream. The server(our "waitress")was... ??? skittish, awkward, uninformed, asked about several items and she appeared to be clueless, saying things like..."uhhh, I don't know" or "oh man, I'll have to check on that" "It's the end of our week and we are running out of stuff cause we're gonna closed for the next two days" Telling us that she served us the last of the Coca-Cola(since the tea was spoiled)and had to pour that from a two liter bottle. On the bright side, the Lasagna was good to me, great to my wife. TIL(Today I Learned) that "Gelato" is just ice cream, nothing special.
  11. C

    Candy

    Tampa

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Made a reservation, we were welcomed and seated immediately. Everyone was very personable and glad we were there!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We arrived early for our reservation but they graciously got us in. The waitress loved the food and did a great job giving us recommendations. The food was as good as she said it was!!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best Italian food in Greenville
  14. RW

    RodWeaverSC

    Charleston

    5 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall2food3service3ambience1
    There’s a reason they charge for cancellations. Once you see it, you will want to go elsewhere for your meal. There is a gelato shop in the front. Restaurant feels like an afterthought.
  15. JB

    JacobB

    Charleston

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Good pizza. Great service. Fresh salad. Wonderful gelato!
  16. EW

    EdithW

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 2, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience1
    Was surprised that this restaurant had 4. Stars…the food was only ok . Same with the service
  17. KS

    KarenS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We ate outside on a perfect fall evening. The waitstaff was very attentive. The food was good, no complaints here. We’ll be back.
  18. BJ

    BessJ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    The food was excellent. The staff was very friendly and efficient. It seemed that the staff all worked together in order to give the customer the best dining experience. No one said, wait let me get your waitress. At one point we were like who is our waitress because everyone was very attentive.
  19. t

    trimomtri

    Charleston

    41 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience1
    I have to say I was disappointed. In order to have gf pasta it’s 20 min additional time and I’ve never had that problem anywhere else. They charge you if you cancel a reservation, but there was ZERO reason for a reservation, because nobody was there. The food was okay but not special. The staff was friendly and the gelato per my daughter was delicious. So I can only recommend the gelato
  20. C

    Charles

    Charleston

    7 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    Food was not up to standard for price. Stick to standard pasta dishes.
  21. HC

    HeatherC

    Coastal Georgia

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was absolutely delicious. We started with a Napolitano pizza and the fried mozzarella medallions and they were phenomenal. I had the eggplant parmesan that was one of the best I have ever had. My husband had the salmon crema that was cooked to perfection. The staff, Elijah, Jeni, Chef Jaz and Chef P were delightful. I highly recommend eating at Luna Rosa.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious and Lauren was so nice and helpful.
  23. G

    Gina

    Western NC

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We loved the flat bread pizza and of course the gelato!
  24. CC

    CC74

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience2
    The waiter told us they were out of pizza, lasagna, bleu cheese dressing & Caesar salad. We decided to stay & I ordered Vito pasta which was dry & tasted reheated in the microwave. I asked for iced tea twice & was met with sarcasm for asking twice. Then it was explained that the tea machine too is “too hard to open”. The spaghetti & meatball, mushroom appetizer & house salads were at least tasty. The entire wait staff appeared confused & high as a kite. We felt rushed, unwelcome & that we were “in the way”. I would not recommend Luna Rosa to anyone & we will not go back!
  25. CO

    CarolO

    Charleston

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Good experience! The online menu which our group reviewed to chose a restaurant for dinner was not the menu used in the restaurant. The menu provided in the restaurant included significantly less meal options. This created an issue for one of our group who does not eat pasta or cheese. All of the options available to him online were not available via the in-house restaurant menu.
  26. BH

    BrianH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Simply the best Italian in town. Never disappointing. The gelato is fantastic.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every time we come here we’re welcomed like an old friend. The atmosphere is beautiful and their staff is so friendly. I personally hated salmon until I came here. I tried my husband’s the first time we came and I now order salmon almost every time we come! We appreciate them doing reservations because they ensure our table is ready as soon as we arrive. However, even if you don’t I have never seen them turn someone away. They always find a spot for someone! Their Bartender, Jen, makes THE best drinks and is so gifted! Ask her to surprise you and you won’t be disappointed! If you’re looking for good service, amazing food, and a great environment…look no further. :)
  28. j

    joejamie14

    Atlanta

    94 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    94 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Sort of a last minute reservation but turned out to be an excellent choice. Stuffed mushrooms were excellent but disappointed that they had run out of lasagna. Sort of strange entrance to restaurant in that you walk through an ice cream/gelato parlor to get to the restaurant. Cocktails were excellent and the staff were extremely friendly.
  29. RN

    RandyN

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great service and wonderful service. Really enjoyed this restaurant.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent experience! The staff was fantastic! The food was fabulous!
  31. N

    Nate

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, great food, great drinks and of course, great gelato! We had a fun time and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. We can’t wait for another date night!
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always enjoy coming here!
  33. T

    Tom1

    Charleston

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Shared a quick bite before an event across the street. Made a last minute reservation and got a table outside. Very much enjoyed the food and the service was great too. Had pastas and it was delicious, wish I would have saved room and had time for Gelato (which is amazing)! Outside was a bit breezy due to thunderstorms in the area...but a great spot to people watch.
  34. AA

    ArtAndCarolS

    Charleston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience3
    Food wasn't great. My rather expensive salmon entree was dry, although the saffron risotto was excellent. My dinner companion found the eggplant mushy and pasta overcooked. Service was great, though and the best part of the dinner was the gelato, which was wonderful.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience3
    It was a fine restaurant. The ambience was nothing special. The noise level was acceptable. Food was good.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We stopped in for Sunday lunch after grabbing a reservation on Open Table. It’s a bit of a strange set up with Gelato served in the front, but the hostess/server quickly spotted us and directed us to a table. We were a little apprehensive since no one was dining in, but it seemed like the service was good so we stuck around. Glad we did. We each had a panini. Both were served in large portions and had a lot of flavor. We chose fresh watermelon as our side, which has little to do with the restaurant’s ability, but it was really refreshing on a hot day in Greenville. By the time we left, the seating was about half full so the crowd definitely picked up. I believe our server was the owner’s daughter. She was very friendly. Definitely recommend paying them a visit.
  37. TS

    TimS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Unique, quaint, great atmosphere. Highly recommend for any occasion.
  38. MM

    MerryM

    Charleston

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great time as always
  39. MS

    MichaelS

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    Food was ok. Not delicious. Service started out good. After food was served, no one came back to check on us. Cloth tablecloths are covered with white paper that is torn from a large roll on the wall. Very loud and distracting especially in a small space. Disappointed.
  40. JS

    JonS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Good food from a somewhat limited menu- not a bad thing. Great cocktail menu and gelato.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Luna Rosa Greenville offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (864) 241-4040.

Luna Rosa Greenville is rated 4.2 stars by 272 OpenTable diners.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Cross street

    On the corner of S. Main St. & East Court St

  • Neighborhood

    Greenville

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Wed–Sun 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Happy Hour Wed–Fri 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Dessert, Comfort Food

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Aside from a handful of street side parking spaces out front of our building, downtown Greenville has several parking garages strategically place for easy access. The closest garage is located behind the Westin Pointsett Hotel directly across the street from Luna Rosa Gelato cafe.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (864) 241-4040

  • Catering

    Off site catering has become a staple for the culinary team at Luna Rosa. From weddings to corporate functions, from small home gatherings to large church dinners, the options and personal touches that we can provide are almost limitless. To start the planning process, begin by contacting our catering/events manager. catering@lunarosagelato.com

  • Private party facilities

    Luna Rosa is closed on Mon & Tue to allow for private events but with enough notice can also be reserved during the balance of the week. Our event staff will work with you hand in hand to develop a personalized menu to suit the needs of your special occasion. To start the planning process, begin by contacting our catering/events manager. catering@lunarosagelato.com

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