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Cafe Luna

451 Main St, Ste 8, Placerville, CA 95667-5637
530-642-8669
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Ranked #6 of 102 Restaurants in Placerville
Price range: $8 - $32
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Our newly revised menu now features Cajun food. Using home-made recipes, we bring New Orleans style food to Northern California. Featuring Blackened Catfish (smothered in a special cream sauce), Blackened Salmon, Shrimp Etouffee, Ya-Ya Chicken Pasta, Red Beans & Rice, Louisiana Gumbo. Monthly changing dinner menu Specials featuring fresh seafood, Lamb, Rib-Eye Steak, chicken, vegetarian dishes, "Hot-Head" specials for those who enjoy spicy dishes. House-made desserts, including Tres Leches, berry cobblers, Creme Brulee, Afogatte (mocha icecream with expresso) etc... House-made salad dressing. New wine bar! with 120+ bottle wine list, mostly local wines with over 25 wines by the glass. Draft beer now available.
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English first
foothills..ca.
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118 reviews 118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

They changed the name to the levee..a bit cajon influence..small place attentive..but a bit slow. A welcome addition to our small town. Nice ribeye..good wine list.

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El Dorado Hills, CA
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210 reviews 210 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Gary, one of the former owners of Cafe Luna, told me they had sold the restaurant and he encouraged us to try it under the new ownership. We have had about 10 years of great meal experiences at Cafe Luna so I was a bit concerned about the change. No reason to be as the food was super! Our favorite... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Food was great. We were there for about three hours. Arrived early for 6:00 p.m. reservation...along with rest of diners for the evening. With one chef, it took a long time to get our food. Good friends made it fun, but definitely paid the babysitter extra. We live in Sac. While flavors were yummy, don't know that this experience will... More

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Placerville, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We just moved to Placerville a couple months ago and wanted to go to someplace local for my husband's birthday and decided on Cafe Luna. We had heard that they were under new ownership - rest assured, the food is still great. Small, but cozy restaurant - we choose to sit outside on deck over the creek. I ordered Chicken... More

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Sierra Foothills, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Requested a reservation for 6:00pm, party of 2, and was told they were filled but could take us at 6:30. We arrived on time and were seated in the smallish main dining room that had a number of tables open and set up. Were were offered a table in a side room, but choose instead to be seated in the... More

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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I heard this restaurant is under new management, so I was hesitant; the dinner experience we had, happily, was marvelous. It was my birthday, therefore I hoped for a pleasant, romantic spot for me and my husband to celebrate. Cafe Luna didn't disappoint. I found the restaurant decor and atmosphere to be both tasteful and lovely. Our hostess and server... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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133 reviews 133 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Six for dinner, waited a few minutes for our reservation and so worth it. The lamb chops cooked perfect mid rare, pasta carbonara very flavorful, salad's accompanied entree's and were large in their own right. All portions are large and filling. We took our own wine and the corkage was low. Two deserts shared by all six of us were... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

I went with a group of friends to Cafe Luna. I was sooo pleasantly surprised. Ten went and we all had different things. We tried each other's dishes. It was so great. The flavors were excellent and the service was exceptional. We were so happy with it! I'm booking my friend's 65 birthday party dinner there.

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California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We returned to Cafe Luna after several years in order to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The wine list was extensive and reasonably priced. Our salad was truy outstanding however our main courses were less than what we had expected. The filet was stringy and tough & my brides rib eye was tasteless. The presentation featured a sea of mashed potatoes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We dined at Cafe Luna for the first time last night and it was a truly memorable experience. The wine list was broad with great options. Four adults shared two scrumptious appetizers--the mushrooms and the baked brie. Both were delicious and the perfect amount of food. Our entrées were fantastic. Two diners had the risotto with chicken and were pleased... More

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