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Bar Luna

511 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10024 40.78669 -73.975692
nr. 84th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-362-1098 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Eclectic/Global, Italian
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

barlunanyc.com

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 86th St.

Prices

$10-$25

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Notable Chef
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Special Occasion
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

64th St. to 104th St., Central Park West to West End Ave.

Profile

This venue is closed.

Though not worth a special detour to the Upper West Side, Bar Luna is good for a decent meal or a drink and some snacks at the bar. With a respectable wine list and a small glassed-in cellar with hundreds of bottles, it makes for a nice place to unwind after work, while a sizable patio dining area attracts nearby residents for sunny Sunday brunches. For appetizers, briny fried oysters come crusted in cornmeal and displayed in scallop shells; angry chicken lollipops are a silly name for chicken wings on “sticks” with housemade hoisin sauce – they’re tasty enough but pretty tame. A section of pastas tempt with truffled macaroni and a tagliatelle of lamb ragu, but you’re better off skipping straight to the main plates. There you’ll find a braised short rib, almost molten and saucy, accompanied by gorgonzola polenta. Adding a small side of gently sautéed spinach completes the square meal. Night owls can dig into a bar menu that includes a saffron lamb burger.

Recommended Dishes

Braised short rib, $19

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