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Mon - Sat12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Phone: (917) 717-5604

Fax: (212) 906-1929

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Midtown Manhattan, Midtown East

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Arrabiata Sauce to Die For

I thought Luna Piena was outstanding. Located on a block with tons of restaurants covering several ethnic cuisines, Luna Piena may not have been my first choice originally. But I purchased a Restaurant (dot) com certificate ahead of time and I'm quite glad I did. We started out with some free bread (a nice assortment) and olives with lentils (awesome!), and we split a bottle of pinot grigio. I ordered the gnocchi, an... view more

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Very Reasonable and Excellent Service

We chose this restaurant from Restaurant dot com. It had almost no restrictions and it was in an excellent location, which was important as I was coming from out of town and I don't really know my way around. My wife ordered chicken parmesan and I had a roasted pork dish which was the special for the night. I was also in the mood for some fresh pasta. I can honestly say it was one of the finest meals I have eaten in... view more

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Phenomenal Food

I have been to this restaurant on many occasions and recently celebrated my husband's 65th birthday there. Everyone had a time of their life! The food was excellent and the service from Luigi and his staff was of an extremely high standard. Luigi and his group made everyone feel so welcome and at home. I will definitely use this restaurant again for a similar event.

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I went here with my closest friend recently. The most amazing food, excellent service. Luigi is just the best at what he does. It was so good we went back the following day!!! This place is definitely a MUST!!! Do not miss it.

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very nice value

We wanted a place near their hotel (East 50s), and Zagat led us here. The ""terrace"" is more an air-conditioned area with a semi-permanent tent covering. Pretty casual - a mix of families, older people, and a ladies' night on a Sunday night. The food was tasty and quite reasonable. I had the eggplant parmigiana appetizer (huge!) and the Luna Piena salad (arugula with pears, blue cheese, and walnuts). Mom had the buc... view more

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Pice of Italy at the east side

I have to say that when I pass in front of this restaurant wasn't expecting the unbelievable meal that we had. First we were welcome by Luigi (manager),he treat us like family and when the home-made pastas came "Heavenly" we let the waiter pick the dessert : BEST TIRAMISU EVER!!! I'll make Luna Piena my second home!!! (You feel like it)

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my new favourite Italian place

We were walking by and found this exceptional place in my neighborhood. Luigi- the manager of the place invited us inside promising the great food and atmosphere and we didn't get dissapointed! We sat in the garden right next to the wall waterfall and started off with great Italian wine followed by delicious homemade pasta dishes. The service was very warm and friendly. The whole impression- 10 points! We'll definite... view more

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Good meal but no sparks.

The pastas are pretty good and the service is fine. The wine list is quite extensive and appropriately priced. This is a good cozy place to come visit on a cold wintery evening. While this restaurant will not shine with extreme creativity or superb quality, it is, nevertheless, a very reliable choice for a decent meal.

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Great Food Supported by a Great Wine List

I think this place has everything I want in an italian restuarant. The food was excellent, I had the osso buco and it rocked. The antipaste was also excellent. The wine list is thorough enough so that you can have the correct drink to complement your meals. The ambiance is great with an outdoor dining area in the middle of the restuarant covered by an awning. A smaller venue, but not quite a hole in the wall joint. P... view more

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Great food and prices

I work in midtown and have been to luna piena many times for lunch and dinner. The food never fails to be delicious and the portions are just right. They have the best linguine vongole ever. Service is good. And I love eating in their charming garden when the weather is nice.\r \r

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