Looking for a restaurant that has great food, live entertainment and a fun and welcoming atmosphere? Try Bistro Mezzaluna for delicious Italian and Continental food, live music and dancing. Meet a friend for a martini or glass of wine at the bar, accompanied by a selection or two from the new tapas menu. For dinner, move to the elegant main dining room with terraced seating, skylights, and original art. Enjoy live music and dance with your partner on one of the few dance floors on the south end of Hilton Head Island. Weather permitting, it's lovely to dine outside on Bistro Mezzaluna's patio, surrounded by tropical plants and flowers. Savor authentic northern and southern Italian, Continental and Mediterranean cuisine. Every dish is made to order including the delicious pasta fajiole and minestrone soups and warm house-made bread. From Bistro Mezzaluna's regular menu, choose from more than 50 Items including nightly specials, steaks, bracciole, veal chops, a meat medley marsala, veal scaloppini and the house specialty, "Osso Bucco." Most entrees are $17-$25.95. Finish with a coffee, cappuccino, espresso or scrumptious dessert including housemade cannolis.From 5 to 6:30 p.m. during the summer, Bistro Mezzaluna offers a "sunset menu," with 24 entrees priced from $14-$16.95. These dinners, served in the main dining room and on the patio, include bread, pasta, dessert and a glass of wine.
Bistro Mezzaluna's newest offering is a creative tapas menu. Choose from a small filet mignon, sausage stuffed banana peppers, ahi tuna, tenderloin, salmon Carpaccio and others. Tapas plates are $8-$15 and served in the bar/lounge area.
Currently, live entertainment at Bistro Mezzaluna includes Kris Tokarksi on grand piano Mondays at 6:30 p.m. until the end of July. A student at Berkeley School of Music, he specializes in classical music and original compositions. On Wednesdays starting at 7 p.m.,"First Lady of Jazz" Teri Rini Powers performs. She is a locals' favorite vocalist and pianist who has played with Duke Ellington and Stan Kenton. Thursday through Saturday, join the party with the band Target, for Motown and Shag tunes and a high energy presence that encourages dancing.
At Bistro Mezzaluna, you'll feel like family. Local owners Mark and Valerie are at the restaurant almost every night, greeting customers and circulating among the tables, making sure everyone is content.