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New Moon Cafe

203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
+1 530-265-6399
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding dinner at New Moon. This cafe is a must visit if in Nevada City. You could put this place anyone and it could complete. Wonderful preperation and presentation. Tastes were awesome.

Thank JLofCA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is creative and elegantly prepared food. Very nice on the porch on a warm evening. Lovely server.

Thank Shirley F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited on a Friday evening for our anniversary. We had moved from the Bay area and hadn't found "the right place" yet. This is it. Clearly the best quality from presentation to portion. Service was prompt and knowledgeable. Wine list well...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to celebrate a friend's birthday because it is supposed to be quite the gourmet treat in Nevada City; unfortunately we were quite disappointed. First of all, everything about it felt pretentious. There is a difference between elegant and gracious, and stuffy and...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this restaurant - the food is consistently fantastic and elegantly presented. The atmosphere is charming - even when the restaurant is full your table feels like a warmly lit cocoon. And the service is professional - professional like you are in Europe. If...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Relaxed, elegant, beautiful food. We had heard about this restaurant for years and finally tried it one day on a whim after our last son left for college. We were in a celebratory mood, but the food would have made the experience wonderful even if...More

Thank realitycheck2017
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank 4everjung
Reviewed 30 March 2017 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
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...More

1  Thank shvc50
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
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Nearby Attractions
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1.57 km away
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.10 km away
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.20 km away
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.05 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Food for a 4 year old
22 December 2016|
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Response from donnasalcido | Reviewed this property |
There is always rice and chicken
Do you have a full bar?
1 March 2016|
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Response from pokeybonan | Reviewed this property |
The wine list was very good, including local wineries. I don't remember whether there was a full bar or not - sorry.
Jerry O
I need a gift cert for a good friend that lives nearby. Can you do that?
3 November 2015|
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Response from Solar J | Reviewed this property |
They will do that, no problem. Call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • E-mail
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