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Caffe Luna

136 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1440
+1 919-832-6090
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (44 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
“orecchiette” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
136 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1440
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Caffe Luna for dinner with friends and had a wonderful time! Our server John could not have been nicer. The food was superb. I had one of their specials that evening, a chicken scaloppini with artichokes, fontina cheese and broccolini. It was...More

Thank Capebum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is full of sad, dreary, ugly paintings. Don't wear a hat! They will make you take it off. Seating is extremely overcrowded. Tables and chairs are small and flimsy. Sat down. Had a new waitress who forgot to put our orders in. We had...More

1  Thank redsoxfan7541
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being fairly new to the area and reading the great reviews, we decided to have dinner here last Friday night. We made a reservation, were greeted at the door, seated and received menus promptly. As others have mentioned, the tables are quite close together (this...More

3  Thank nickpeg
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Friends of our who live in Raleigh recommended Caffe Luna and we met there for dinner. The restaurant was within walking distance from our hotel. My wife had a pasta chicken dish and I had the special which was rigatoni with smoked bacon in a...More

Thank davidhess76
Reviewed 28 March 2017

What a great meal! Excellently prepared and served, friendly staff and relatively quiet place to enjoy a meal with a colleague! The Pollo alla Griglia was outstanding!

Thank Harry E
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you are looking for a quiet, delicious northern Italian food restaurant; go to Caffe Luna. The owner is always on site and makes rounds to make sure that your food and service is up to standard.

Thank 610dorisg
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Dinner was awesome! The bread was a bit unusual with the regular olive oil dipping sample, but tasty. I had pasta with crab meat with a lite tomato sauce along with a bottle of Riesling, which was delicious. I savored ever bite and sip. The...More

Thank judygustafson
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Enjoyed delicious Italian pasta dishes on a Friday evening before going to the theater. Greeted at the door by the owner, who found us a table despite not having a reservation. Great service and great food. Be advised that the restaurant does not serve hard...More

Thank jayandsheron
Reviewed 9 February 2017

When Café Luna opened up years ago, it actually served decent food. Alas, this is no longer the case, and hasn't been for several years. I was dragged there for a business lunch with a medium sized party once again recently, and oh dearie me!...More

2  Thank FuzzyCouple
Reviewed 1 February 2017

had a salad with grilled chicken for lunch. everything was fine on the salad (not great, but fine but the balsamic dressing tasted off to me--somewhat sour like it was old? most everyone i talk to loves this place, but i have not had much...More

2  Thank timriordan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1440
    (Blount Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-832-6090
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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.