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Luna Piena Ristorante

243 E 53rd St, New York City, NY 10022-4801
+1 212-308-8882
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (19 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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243 E 53rd St, New York City, NY 10022-4801
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Reviews (271)
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Luna Piena using a Groupon. From the minute we sat down at our table in the outdoor garden, everything was "right"! The service was extremely attentive. Everything we ordered was delicious! The food was a bit pricey, but the portions were extremely generous....More

Thank Hilarie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is really cute, service ok but the food pretty bad. Orders Gnochis a la Sorrentina and could not eat them... !and that is a simple if a dish as it gets.

Thank Andrea N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The new garden seating is a perfect escape from the normal outdoor seating in the city. The relaxed atmosphere and the view of the sky without the sound of traffic was very nice. The food was excellent as well as was the service.

Thank MikeDen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended to us by doorman at local hotel and it didn't disappoint. The food was delicious & lovely atmosphere. Our 3 kids all enjoyed their meals (shared as portions large!). Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we ate outside in the improvised patio and it was just the right size- and the fake ivy hanging down was a nice touch-.it didn't have to be real to add ambience.. I had absolutely delicious and well cooked rack of lamb - everyone else...More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had a fun lunch here. The decor was fun on the patio and our service was great. It felt like a family Italian restaurant. The alfredo was amazing and the oil and vinegar for the salads are too. I ordered the seafood pasta special no...More

Thank Abconnor2
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went there one evening on short notice and had a fabulous dinner and enjoyed every minute and every bite. Definitely a place we would stop at again!

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This restaurant has a charming terrace in the back, although it was too cold to be out there in early May. The saltimbocca (with prosecco!) was excellent, accompanied by steamed spinach.

Thank internationalvoyager
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Excellent little place with fabulous food and service! We went for brunch and enjoyed every morsel. We will definitely return for more!

Thank GretchenNYC01
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We have had many excellent meals in Italy, from Genoa to Lecce, Padua to Palermo, and Viterbo to Verona. Back in the U.S. we were fortunate to find a good facsimile of such meals when my cousin introduced us to Luna Piena. So each time...More

Thank travelenthusiast070
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do you offer a gluten free pasta option? thnx-
8 October 2015|
Response from Harri T | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 E 53rd St, New York City, NY 10022-4801
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: E & V trains to 53rd Street/Lexington Avenue and 6 train to 51st Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-308-8882
  • E-mail
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