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Cafe Luna

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403 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
617-576-3400
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Today
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dirty Chai

Went for lunch... They only have brunch on Sunday's but even though the place was packed out they still made room for us at the bar. Got a couple coffees and cinnamon rolls which were amazing. Great place friendly service!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
Christopher L
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Went for lunch... They only have brunch on Sunday's but even though the place was packed out they still made room for us at the bar. Got a couple coffees and cinnamon rolls which were amazing. Great place friendly service!

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place was so crazy busy and the staff handled it like pros. They all had such a great attitude and that made our experience a positive one. I had an omlette with fig, prosciutto, and goat cheese. It was a wonderful combination of flavors. My plate came with a fresh fruit salad, which I loved. We also split an... More 

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I found this jewel, after walking my daughters legs off all over Boston. The lentil soup hit the spot on a cold fall day. All the employees were friendly. I felt at home. My daughter loved the hot caramel apple cider.

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Sammamish, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our Karma must have been good as we walked in without calling ahead and got a window seat that was reserved for a party that did not show up. The food was very yummy especially the corned beef hash. Just a couple of minutes later there was a massive rush, which the owner said was just average for a weekend.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We kick started our day visiting MIT and Harvard with a wonderful brunch here. The service is warm and welcoming matching the quality of the incredible food. My partner was overwhelmed for omelette choice but the fresh avocado in the butternut squash omelette sealed the deal and it was incredible. I opted for the buttermilk waffles with fruit and it... More 

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very cramped but the most delicious brunch spot in the Cambridge area. Used to go here all the time while studying in Boston and just went back on a recent visit. Still dreaming of the lobster eggs Benedict! The host is always there (I think he's the owner) and always full of kindness and good cheer which makes you feel... More 

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Florida
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We happened upon this place for a late lunch and are we ever glad we did. The soups and flatbread pizzas were fabulous.. with large portion sizes and tons of flavor. I ordered the Chai Tea Latte and it blew me away....so bold and spicy and delicious. I complimented the Barista and she took the time to explain what she... More 

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Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a busy breakfast joint with very substantial omelettes and free drip coffee refills available from early morning to late afternoon. Liked the smoke salmon & avocado omelette with the fruit cup on the side. Coffee presentation was interesting on some selections. The food quality and service far outstrips the decor. Very diverse customer profile.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

OK, so I am from London so the choice of US style sandwiches appealed but hey. I thought the Boston sandwich, delicious focaccia, lobster and avocado was fantastic. The following day I chose a Milano, a toasted ham, cheese and pickle on sour dough, bingo again. We liked Café Luna so much that we tried breakfast. My toasted English muffin... More 

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Salem, MA
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

That's it. The barista was friendly and knowledgeable and the coffee was delicious even in the little too-go cup.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 403 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-576-3400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?