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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“tournedos” (4 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11040 Rancho Carmel Dr, 11040 Rancho Carmel Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-4289
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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

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Menu was limited, Food tasted good, ambiance was average. Service was a little on the slower side. Only plus side is the extensive wine selection!! But is very expensive compared to the food and service you get.

Thank SubSan
Kim M, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We appreciate your review. Thank you for your comments and hopefully we will see you again soon

Reviewed 26 May 2017

The food was absolutely delicious. The place as small but comfortable. We ordered a verity of dishes- also gluten free. There were 6 of us and everything was perfect. The sauces were scrumptious, pasta divine. The waiter was experienced and knowledgeable about the menu and...More

Thank MSimonovich
Kim M, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you! We strive to do the right thing, and we will continue to go above and beyond to make the experience wonderful.

Reviewed 4 May 2017

I visit Cafe Luna each time I'm in town & am never disappointed. Great service; amazing food & good wine. What's not to love?

Thank Natnan3
Kim M, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

So appreciate your review. Looking forward to each return to wow you again and again!

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This has been a regular restaurant for us for years. It is small and a little noisy, but well worth it. Prices are reasonable. The food selection is excellent with several daily specials. The wine list if fairly good and there is a full bar....More

Thank paul303030
Kim M, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

So wonderful to hear you enjoyed! We will continue to strive for excellence. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 April 2017

I was there with many of my colleagues after work meetings. I ordered Rosetta with meatballs. The food was great but a bit on the high of on the price.

Thank lokkt
Kim M, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your review.

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Questions & Answers
8 February 2017|
Response from Jamie W | Property representative |
Of course. All you need to do is tell your server.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$22
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
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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
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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