private events

Thank you for considering Mezzaluna Italian Restaurant for your special occasion. We have banquet menus crafted to accommodate most budgets, preferences and dietary needs and we offer a full service bar with a vast wine list featuring selections from Europe to Napa Valley.

Read on for more details, then contact us to plan your big day.

Depending on your group size, we have two banquet rooms, with private and shared spaces available. We do not charge a separate fee for use of our banquet spaces, but there are minimum charges for private spaces.

All parties of 20+ guests—in private or shared spaces—must have a set banquet menu.

Please contact us for more information about all-day events, lunch events, holiday pricing or non-private large-party reservations.


large banquet room

Our large banquet room (below), which seats up to 120 guests as a private space, boasts low lighting, wood vaulted ceilings, and a full bar. It also includes an over-sized fireplace, elevated stage and hardwood dance area. This room is ideal for weddings, rehearsal dinners and business meetings.

minimum charges

Minimum Charge refers to the minimum total spent on food (pre-selected 3 or 4 course menu plus any additional appetizers) and hosted beverages. Does not include local sales tax or 18% gratuity.

A 50% deposit is required.

  • Monday through Thursday | $3000
  • Friday and Sunday | $6000
  • Saturday | $7000
mezzaluna large banquet room
mezzaluna small banquet room

small banquet room

Seating up to 40 guests as a private space, this room is located in our main dining area. It has large arch-framed windows and views of the Princeton harbor, and can be closed off with a curtain for privacy. Terra-cotta tile floors and Tuscan-themed decorations transport your event to a Trattoria in Florence.

minimum charges

Minimum Charge refers to the minimum total spent on food (pre-selected 3 or 4 course menu plus any additional appetizers) and hosted beverages. Does not include local sales tax or 18% gratuity.

A 50% deposit is required.

  • Monday through Thursday | $1500
  • Friday and Sunday | $2500
  • Saturday | $3000

Menu options

three-course option


Pizzette appetizer (all guests)
pre-select:
one salad (all guests)
two entrée choices (1 per guest)
one dessert (all guests)
  • Pranzo (lunch)
    35/person
  • Cena (dinner)
    45/person

four-course option


Pizzette appetizer (all guests)
pre-select:
one salad (all guests)
one pasta (all guests)
two entrée choices (1 per guest)
one dessert (all guests)
  • Pranzo (lunch)
    45/person
  • Cena (dinner)
    55/person

Add an additional entree option to any 3- or 4-course menu for an additional $10 per order per guest

Plated, buffet and family-style options available

Cake-cutting fee $2 per person
Corkage fee $25 per 750 ml
Current wine list available on our website or provided upon request

antipasti


  • Pizzette
    included
    house-made focaccia bread with toppings
Additional add-on appetizer options below. Cost is per order.
  • Salmone Affumicato
    15
    thin slices of smoked salmon served with capers, lemon and fresh dill
  • Insalata Caprese
    13
    sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, and EVOO
  • Olive Miste
    13.5
    platter of mixed Italian olives
  • Calamari Fritti
    15
    deep-fried calamari seved with tartar sauce
  • Prosciutto e Parmigiano
    14.5
    thin slices of imported Italian Parma ham served with Parmigiano cheese
  • Antipasto Italiano
    12.5
    assorted grilled and marinated vegetable platter

insalate


Choose one option for all guests.
  • Caesar Salad
    included
    classic Caesar salad with Romaine lettuce hearts and house-made croutons (contains raw eggs)
  • Insalata Mista
    included
    mixed organic green salad with balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Primi e secondi


Three-course choose two options (one per guest). Four-course choose two entree options (one per guest), and one pasta option (all guests).
  • Fusilli al Pesto
    included
    corkscrew pasta sautéed in our homemade pesto sauce, served at room temperature (contains pine nuts)
  • Gnocchi al Pomodoro o Gorgonzola
    included
    homemade potato dumplings served with either fresh tomato or Gorgonzola cheese sauce
  • Manicotti Vegetariani
    included
    homemade manicotti stuffed with vegetables and ricotta in a tomato cream sauce
  • Penne al Salmone
    included
    pasta sautéed with chunks of fresh salmon, served in vodka tomato cream sauce
  • Cannelloni di Carne
    included
    large pasta shells stuffed with meat, vegetables, ricotta cheese, served in a tomato cream sauce
  • Ziti alla Bolognese
    included
    pasta served in our homemade sirloin meat and tomato sauce
  • Rollino Mezzaluna
    included
    pasta sheet rolled with smoked mozzarella, prosciutto, and eggplant, served in a light tomato cream sauce
  • Lasagna Bolognese
    included
    homemade meat lasagna made with top sirloin (allow 15 minutes)
  • Tortellini con Funghi
    included
    homemade meat tortellini sautéed with Parma ham and mushrooms in a cream sauce
  • Eggplant Parmigiana
    included
    fresh eggplant layered with mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce
  • Calamari Steak
    included
    calamari steak sautéed with lemon, capers and white wine
  • Salmon Dolores
    included
    fresh salmon served with green peppercorns in a light cream brandy sauce
  • Pollo Saltimbocca
    included
    chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto and Mozzarella cheese in a sage white wine sauce
  • Pollo Parmigiana
    included
    breaded chicken breast topped with Mozzarella cheese in a tomato sauce
  • Pollo Piccata
    included
    chicken scaloppini sautéed with lemon, capers and white wine
  • Braciola di Maiale
    included
    roasted pork loin stuffed with prosciutto, artichokes in white wine and sage sauce
Additional entree options. Add one item to any course. Cost is per person.
  • Gamberoni alla Roberto
    10
    prawns sautéed with garlic, white wine, capers in a spicy tomato sauce
  • Arrosto di Manzo
    10
    roasted Black Angus medallions served in a red wine sauce
  • Fresh Catch of the Day
    10
    seasonal selection
  • Veal Piccata
    10
    veal scaloppini sautéed with lemon, capers and white wine

per bimbi


  • Pizza
    11
    child’s portion of cheese or pepperoni pizza
  • Penne or Spaghetti
    11
    child’s portion of pasta with meat sauce, alfredo, marinara, or butter and cheese

dolce


Choose one option. Served with coffee or tea.
  • Tiramisu
    included
    lady fingers soaked in espresso, brandy, and mascarpone cheese, dusted with coffee powder
  • Bignè Mezza Luna
    included
    homemade cream puffs filled with light custard and drizzled with chocolate sauce
  • Cannoli alla Siciliana
    included
    crisp pastry shell stuffed with ricotta, chocolate chips and candied fruit
  • Gelato della Casa or Seasonal Sorbet
    included
    house made Italian style ice cream or fruit sorbet (choose one)

Lunch

11:30 am - 2:30 pm M–F
11:30 am - 3 pm Weekends

Mezzaluna

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650 728 8108

dinner

5 - 9:30 pm M—Th, Fri til 10
3 - 10 pm Saturday, 3 - 9:30 Sunday