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New Moon Cafe

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203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
+1 530-265-6399
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Placerville, California
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75 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By far the best crab cake I have ever had. They were a special for the day and should be a dded permanently. Crispy on the outside, full of flavor, and served with a wonderful sauce. Large enough for a couple to share a bite or two. I had the venison and glad I did. My husband had the appetizer... More 

1 Thank 4everjung
Denver, Colorado
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86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, friendly staff and good service. The food was great, despite the long wait to finally get it to the table.... guess it takes longer to cook good food.

Thank Kathy786
New Market, Virginia
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated a birthday here with our daughter and her husband last week while visiting from Virginia and enjoyed every moment of the evening! The aperitif and wine selection is great and unusual in a small town ....and the salads and entrees were fresh and excellently prepared! We split 2 salads as they are generous. The chicken with mushrooms and... More 

1 Thank shvc50
Grass Valley, California
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

OMG it is excellent. Save your pennies because it is expensive, but it is worth it! Great servie and wonderful food.....

1 Thank awin2016
Penn Valley, California, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely atmosphere, wonderful service. The food is innovative-fresh and always new. The wine selection is well chosen.

Thank Judy M
Roseville, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Best lamb burger ever. Great setting, food and service. Will be going back next week with friends. When in Nevada City make this a stop for lunch or dinner.

Thank RangerRick76
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Everything on the menu sounded so good, but we opted to try meatless for a meal and we were very impressed. If I lived closer I would be going back to try some of the other wonderful looking plates.

1 Thank dizmoore
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended by locals. The French owner is very attentive and the food is quite good. Best are the salads which were innovative and delicious.

Thank Gayle M
Grass Valley, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food is usually quite good and offers some dishes that you won't typically find on most menus. This makes New Moon a nice alternative if you're tired of the same old restaurant fare. The service is excellent every time I have been there (I'm a local). It's a bit pricey but that helps to keep the crowds down. The... More 

Thank ThomasOates
Grass Valley, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I've lived in the area for 13 years and this is by far my favorite restaurant for fine dining The food is always fresh and prepared with skill. New Moon serves sustainably raised meats, line-caught fish and locally-sourced greens. Buzz manages the front and is always ready to recommend something from the excellent wine list.

1 Thank sfsierra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-6399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?