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Caffe Luna

#64 of 1,096 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
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136 E. Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601 (Blount Street)
(919) 832-6090
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Leesville, South Carolina
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71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently ate dinner her with a business associate of mine. Upon entering the owner came over and struck up a conversation with my friend. He suggested a few menu selections and poured a glass of Pinot Grigio for us to taste. The entire experience, atmosphere, food, and drink were really nice. Will definitely be back again.

Thank kedkap
North Carolina
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116 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our friends suggested this restaurant as one of their favorites. It's a lovely space on the corner, across from a park, with old pressed tin ceilings and lots of character. I enjoyed my Fantasia di Mare - fresh black taglierini with grouper and diced shrimp sauté in garlic & oil with tomato. It's a colorful dish; the pasta gets it's... More 

Thank nancy-a-go-go
Roanoke, Virginia
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is small but the dishes were amazing!! Both were fish dishes and the fish was amazingly fresh and cooked perfectly. They even had gluten options which is not always the case in an Italian Restaurant. The Tiramisu was unbelievable!! The best Tiramisu we've had in the U.S. actually. We lived in Europe and we always ate Tiramisu at... More 

Thank Seralynn
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will not return to Caffe Luna. Ever. At the beginning of our meal the wait staff asked me to remove my hat. She said that the owner was "old-fashioned" and that he would be much more "mean" about it than she would. I don't think she meant to be aggressive, or understood how this can come off, so after... More 

Thank Robert W
Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just recently attended a wedding reception here and the food was exceptional. The staff was very helpful and friendly the food was very good if you would like a night out in downtown Raleigh this is the place to go also a great place to have a large event for dining and drinking worth the evening out

Thank lonewolves1
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

They honored our reservation immediately during peak time which always impresses me. However this fairly small Italian restaurant was full and with hardwood floors and high ceilings we were reduced to shouting level for two couples to hear each other at a small table near the entrance. The service was quick and courteous. The pasta meals were bland with very... More 

Thank Tarheel57
Garner, North Carolina
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102 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

My fiancé and I decided to try Café Luna since we are considering having our reception there and we were definitely impressed. The food was absolutely fabulous. Given how good the food was and the ambience of the restaurant I felt it was quite a barging. I really do like the atmosphere. The owner greeted us when we arrived and... More 

Thank parrib1
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Had a wonderful date night experience with my wife. Upscale, casual dining experience with classic, delicious Italian Dishes. Would go again in a heartbeat.

Thank Forbes T
Winterville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Great neighborhood Italian restaurant. Food always excellent. Hostess and owner (?) initially not friendly when we arrived and we had reservations. The waitress made up for it by being extremely friendly.

Thank Helene-Mike
Raleigh, NC
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I have eaten at Caffe Luna several times and was much more impressed on my last visit! The event was a buffet which featured several outstanding dishes .... chicken, shrimp, pasta with marinara .... all were really good! The atmosphere is outstanding and the owner and staff really bend over backwards to make sure you are happy. I am looking... More 

Thank bestofthewest58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 E. Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601
    (Blount Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: (919) 832-6090
Situated in a beautiful historic building in downtown Raleigh, Caffe Luna has been bringing authentic Italian cuisine with a Tuscan flair to the Triangle for over a decade.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?