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Luna Blu Ristorante Italiano

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

ANTIPASTI
7
Bruschetta
Roma tomatoes tossed with fresh basil, garlic and extra virgin olive oil on grilled Italian bread
9
Mozzarella and Eggplant Napolean*
A tower of grilled eggplant, fresh mozzarella and sliced tomatoes topped with balsamic vinaigrette
8
Mozzarella Caprese*
Fresh mozzarella and slices of tomatoes seasoned with fresh basil and Cleo's basil EVOO
11
Antipasto della Casa*
Chef's selection of Italian cured meats, imported cheeses and grilled marinated vegetables
9
Calamari Rustici*
Fresh calamari sautéed in a balsamic tomato sauce
12
Crab Bruschetta
A crabmeat mixture with roasted red peppers baked on Italian bread
12
Gamberi Napoletana*
Shrimp sautéed with garlic, tomatoes, Kalamata olives and capers on grilled Italian bread
9
Add Crispy Pancetta 2
Cozze e Vongole Possillipo*
Mussels and clams sautéed with garlic and olive oil in a white wine sauce
12
Lumache alla Luna*
Escargots sautéed with mushrooms, marsala wine and tomato cream sauce served in a puff pastry
8
Frittura di Pomodori Verdi
Breaded green tomatoes topped with fresh mozzarella, baked to perfection, served on a pool of marinara sauce
ZUPPA
4
6
Zuppa del Giorno
Ask your server about our soup of the day
12
Zuppa di Pesce*
Sicilian's famous fisherman stew made with shrimp, scallops, mussels and clams in a light tomato broth
4
6
Zuppa di Tortellini*
Cheese tortellini in a light tomato broth
INSALATA
grilled chicken* $3, grilled shrimp* $3, grilled salmon* $7, grilled flank steak* $5, grilled calamari* $3
6
Insalata della Casa*
Artisan mix lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and red onions topped with our house Italian dressing
7
Insalata Greek*
Artisan mix, tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives, carrots, red onions, marinated mushrooms and pepperoncini peppers topped with feta cheese and our house Italian dressing
7
Insalata Cesare*
Chopped Romaine lettuce tossed with parmesan cheese and our Caesar dressing with homemade croutons, anchovies upon request
8
Insalata di Arugula*
Baby arugula tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, topped with our bruschetta tomatoes and sliced provolone cheese
8
Insalata di Spinaci*
Baby spinach, artichoke hearts, tomatoes and toasted pine nuts tossed with our house Italian dressing and topped with a grilled portobello mushroom
8
Insalata Albicocca*
Baby spinach, dried apricots, candied pecans and gorgonzola cheese with a balsamic glaze
SANDWICHES
On homemade bread with seasoned cut potatoes or pasta salad, sub a house salad for $1.50 (gluten free will be made without bread)
9
Roman Pride*
Sliced prosciutto, salami and provolone cheese with lettuce and tomato
9
Italian Steak and Cheese*
Grilled slices of flank steak topped with provolone cheese, grilled onions, lettuce and tomato
9
Veggie Delight*
Grilled eggplant and zucchini topped with fresh mozzarella cheese, lettuce and tomato
9
Tony's Favorite
Fried green tomatoes topped with marinara and fresh mozzarella cheese with lettuce and pesto aioli
9
Chicken Sant' Elena*
Chicken strips marinated with balsamic vinaigrette with roasted red peppers, olives, lettuce and tomato
9
Chicken Vall D'Aosta*
Grilled chicken breast topped with marinara sauce, prosciutto and provolone cheese with lettuce
9
Italian Chicken and Cheese*
Grilled chicken strips topped with provolone cheese, grilled onions, lettuce and tomato
9
Add Grilled Chicken 2
Caprese*
Fresh mozzarella, basil and tomatoes with a roasted red pepper aioli
9
Sausage and Peppers*
Sweet Italian sausage with roasted red peppers and grilled onions with lettuce and tomato
TRY OUR LUNCH COMBO
Choose 2 9
Choose 3 12
Try our Lunch Combo
½ of any sandwich, ½ of any salad and cup of soup
LA PASTA, RISOTTO, ENTRATA
Chicken* $3, sweet Italian sausage* $3, shrimp* $3, calamari* $3. Add a small house salad $3, small greek salad $4, small caesar $4, small arugula $5, small spinach $5, small albicocca $5. Create Your Own Pasta sheets also available, you be the chef! Gluten free penne can be substituted into any pasta for $2.50. Sautéed spinach or Asparagus can be substituted for pasta for $3
Market Price
Risotto del Giorno*
Chef's presentation of the risotto of the day
10
Penne Vesuviana*
Penne pasta sautéed with fresh mozzarella and basil with our marinara sauce
9
Penne ai Quattro Formaggi*
Penne pasta with a four cheese sauce including fontina, Parmesan, provolone and mozzarella
9
Penne all' Arrabiata*
Penne pasta in spicy marinara sauce
11
Penne alla Vodka*
Penne pasta sautéed with prosciutto and peas in a creamy rose sauce
9
Farfalle alla Boscaiola*
Bowtie pasta sautéed with mushrooms, kalamata olives and capers in a light marinara sauce
9
Fetticcini con Vegetali*
Fettuccini pasta with mushrooms, spinach, diced tomatoes, roasted red peppers and artichoke hearts in a white wine sauce
9
Farfalle Genovese*
Bowtie pasta tossed with a homemade creamy pesto sauce
11
Spaghetti al Ragu*
Spaghetti pasta with a traditional tomato and meat sauce
11
Spaghetti alla Carbonara*
Spaghetti pasta with egg and pancetta in a creamy alfredo sauce
NEW YORK STYLE PIZZA
Hand tossed to order please allow 15 minutes! "12 Gluten Free Crust Available $12
14" 11
16" 12
Cheese Pizza
Made with fresh tomato sauce, mozzarella and provolone cheese
14" 13
16" 14
White Pizza
Made with fresh garlic and EVOO, ricotta, mozzarella and provolone cheese
14" 15
16" 16
Caprese Pizza
Our white pizza topped with diced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil
14" 15
16" 16
Meat Lover's
Topped with pepperoni, Italian sausage, prosciutto, mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce
14" 16
16" 17
Luna Pizza
Our cheese pizza topped with pepperoni, Italian sausage, mushrooms, red peppers, red onions
14" 16
16" 17
Margherita Pizza
Traditional Neapolitan pizza with homemade tomato sauce, fresh basil and fresh mozzarella
14" 16
16" 17
Veggie Pizza
Our cheese pizza topped with fresh spinach, diced tomatoes, red onions, mushrooms
14" 17
16" 18
Pizza di Mare
Our cheese pizza topped with jumbo lump crabmeat and grilled shrimp
14" 17
16" 18
Chicken Pesto Pizza
Grilled chicken with mushrooms and mozzarella with our ricotta and pesto sauce
14" 15
16" 16
Vongole
Our white pizza topped with fresh littleneck clams and sautéed spinach
SIDES
4
Sauteed Spinach
4
Sauteed Asparagus
4
6
Seasoned Potatoes
Fresh cut red potatoes, fried and seasoned with fresh garlic, salt and pepper
6
8
Pasta Salad
Fusilli tossed with pesto, cherry tomatoes, red onions, baby spinach and marinated mushrooms
DOLCI
All of our mouthwatering desserts are made fresh on the premises!
6
Tiramisu
Italian for "lift me up" this traditional Italian dessert is made up of alternating layers of mascarpone cream, lady fingers dipped in espresso and chocolate chips topped with cocoa
6
Chocolate Mousse*
Whipped chocolate mousse made with chocolate chips served in a glass topped with a strawberry
6
Zabaglione*
A smooth dessert of egg custard creamed with marsala wine served in a glass with strawberries. Our house specialty!
6
Limoncello Sorbet*
A refreshing lemon flavored frozen dessert made with Limoncello
7
Strudel de Mele
Puff pastry with apple filling, topped with a warm caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. (Please allow 15 - 20 minutes strudels are baked to order)
BEVANDE
Please ask your server if you would like to see our wine list. Join us for 1/2 priced bottles of wine all day every Monday & Wednesday
2
Coke
2
Diet Coke
2
Sprite
2
Gingerale
2
Unsweetened Iced Tea
2
Cranberry Juice
2
Lemonade
2
Tonic
2
Black or Green Tea
2
Coffee
About
Luna Blu is an intimate Italian Restaurant located in the Historic District of downtown Annapolis, Maryland, on the new "hot spot" addition of West Street. We offer authentic Italian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere and our friendly staff assures an excellent dining experience. Our decor is warm, with hand painted murals depicting Naples. Candles and blue glass accents decorate the restaurant. Fresh cut flowers line the columned archways and walls. We offer daily specials in addition to our 4-Course dinner special offered nightly for only $35.00. Our Dinner Menu includes a broad selection of Appetizers, Salads, Pasta Dishes and Entrees. Our sauces are made daily and we use only the freshest ingredients
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent, service was personal and prompt, atmosphere was good (we asked the waitress to turn down the air conditioning - it was like a refrigerator when we arrived). We enjoyed a delightful bottle of Rose wine with a Monday discount of half...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bridget was very attentive, and did not rush the courses. We enjoyed a well-paced, delicious meal. Food is outstanding. Reasonably priced wine selection. Reservations are definitely needed, as the place is very small, and was completely full the night we visited.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Richard W
Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

We went on a Monday night, when all bottles of wine are half price. The server was excellent and very knowledgeable about the menu. She worked to make our requested substitutions where she could. The food was great! We had a fabulous experience, and we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed June 7, 2019

We had dinner at Luna Blu as part of a group wedding rehearsal (they closed the restaurant for us). Although our group had a set menu, everything was really good. We started with a selection of appetizers from the I had the Veal Val D'Aosta...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nyackgirl47
Reviewed June 3, 2019

We went to Luna Blu during the first Sunday Art Festival and the reason why this review is SO LOW is because we had to wait ONE HOUR to get a Margarita Pizza with Italian ham on it. Why did it take SO LONG? Well,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank computerprokeith
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Small restaurant with owner usually present and friendly staff. Good value with 4 course fixed price selections. Pasta dishes are great and enough to doggie-bag for another meal. Have been here often and never a bad meal.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jeffr356
Reviewed May 25, 2019

Stopped here to have a bite at 5:00 on Sunday before concert at Rams Head. It was half price appetizers until 6:00. Loved the Scallops Con Polenta. Best cosmopolitan I've had in years. Great friendly service. We were lucky to snag an outdoor table on...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

We Celebrated my Sister's birthday and with 9 guest everyone loved their dishes. Plentiful, fresh and seasoned well. The wait staff and owner were very accommodating in this small rustic space.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HAYNES5
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Awesome service / food / and drinks - lemon drop martini with limoncello - tri colored tortellini with sweet Italian sausage and seafood scampi with lobster/scallops/shrimp were outstanding -strudel with ice cream dessert was great - would definitely return!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lbazar2018
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

In one line “you cannot go wrong”. Lets start with the place - rustic and intimate and gives you the mom and pop shop feeling while maintaining class, service - small town aura which makes everyone super friendly, food- OMG i had the shrimp,lobster and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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I do not know the exact hours on weekdays. We went on Saturday afternoon around 6pm.
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