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Cafe Luna

11040 Rancho Carmel Dr, 11040 Rancho Carmel Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-4289
+1 858-673-0077
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“cioppino” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
11040 Rancho Carmel Dr, 11040 Rancho Carmel Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-4289
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

After traveling all day from the east coast, we checked in at the nearby Marriott and walked right into Cafe Luna. The restaurant was great. Our server Raymond E was wonderful couldn't ask for a better waiter. Very attentive. The food was very good. Had...More

Thank Michael L
Jamie W, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Michael, just wanted to thank you for your review! Reymond is a fantastic server and we appreciate you letting us know how well he did. Glad you enjoyed and relaxed!

Reviewed 23 March 2018

Great food. I appreciate the attention to detail by the staff. The wait staff have a great understanding of the entrees and specials. I love the detailed descriptions, but alas I normally order the veal parm. It is somewhat small, so reservations are a good...More

Thank Kevin S
Jamie W, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kevin My husbands favorite as well! Thank you for your kind words! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Every time I visit San Diego I have to come here for the misto appetizer and stuffed chicken. Always delicious!

Thank Meganhugs
Jamie W, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Meganhugs, Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 6 March 2018

This was our 3rd visit. Danielle was our bartender/server, and she was outstanding. The food, as always, was fabulous. Having been in the hotel industry for 40 years (my wife nearly 28), I think we are pretty good judges of food quality, and good service....More

Thank david C
Jamie W, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for putting a smile on my face this morning David! All the best looking forward to visit #4 Jamie

Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a very attractively decorated Italian restaurant in the Carmel Mountain area of San Diego. They have a varied menu with abundant selections, but it is not overwhelming. The were several specials the night we were there. The wine list is adequate with red,...More

Thank sandiegoeater749
Jamie W, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your review. Hope you visit us again soon! All the best with much success!

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We sat in the corner of the outdoor space, early, before the Friday evening crowds arrived. It seemed that we were at someone's home - disrupted only by the timely appearance of our server - just when we needed something. They had a great wine...More

Thank JKY159
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Whenever I am in this area I try to stop here to eat. Amazing staff and amazing food. I have never been disappointed.

Thank Lynette O
Jamie W, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hello Lynette, thank you for your review, it is a pleasure to take care of you when your in town, and we are thrilled you enjoy our restaurant and what we have to offer. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Lovely ambiance, fresh homemade pasta perfectly cooked, great selection of food wine and beverages, delicious food and salads. Not much more to say

Thank KCulliton
Kim M, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. Always thrilled when our compassion for what we do is noticed!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Food was good, not the best in San Diego, but good value for money. Service and friendliness was superb.

Thank JimOB1
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Enjoyed another great meal and experience at Cafe Luna. Jeremy our server was very knowledgeable about the diner specials and helped to provide a very enjoyable dining experience. The special chicken was outstanding.

Thank saint5
Kim M, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you so much for singling out your server Jeremy, I will for sure let him know. Also I am thrilled you thoroughly enjoyed the Chicken Special. Looking forward to another visit! Jamie

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MSimonovich
8 February 2017|
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Response from Jamie W | Property representative |
Of course. All you need to do is tell your server.
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Amanda B
22 May 2015|
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Response from Cafelunasd | Property representative |
Yes the majority of our menu - pastas - meats - salads - and items off our Small Plate menu can be made gluten free. Just notify your server of your request. Thanks, Cafe Luna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11040 Rancho Carmel Dr, 11040 Rancho Carmel Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-4289
    (Carmel Mountain Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-673-0077
  • E-mail
Description
Cafe Luna is located in Carmel Mountain Ranch, Cafe Luna has been providing an unforgettable dining experience in San Diego for over 20 years. Cafe Luna is a "Traditional Italian Cuisine, Boutique Wine's & Fine Spirits" restaurant. Each and every item on our menu, including our savory nightly specials, are hand-made to order with you, our guest, in mind. We have a full bar and Happy Hour specials Tues - Friday 4:00 - 8:00pm.
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