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403 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
617-576-3400
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7:30 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, Lunch, Brunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fabulous for brunch and lunch

I go to school down the street, so this is the perfect and most favorite lunch spot for me and my friends when we want a quick but uber delicious bite. I love the sandwiches for lunch. My favorite is the thanksgiving turkey sandwich. The brunches though are a whole other story. Their brunch menu is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Austin O
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English first
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I go to school down the street, so this is the perfect and most favorite lunch spot for me and my friends when we want a quick but uber delicious bite. I love the sandwiches for lunch. My favorite is the thanksgiving turkey sandwich. The brunches though are a whole other story. Their brunch menu is 4 pages long with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We had lunch at this lovely cafe. The waiters were friendly and were well versed with the menu. We had a lovely lobster & fig pizzas plus some delicious salads. You can order wine or beer. They also served great coffee. On talking to the locals you need to book to get a table on the weekend otherwise you are... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Title says it all. We had breakfast there 4 times on our 8-day trip. The food is delicious and quickly served generous plates. Every server we met was very nice to us and remembered what/how we liked our meals and coffees. Long waits on week-ends (on which days we'd go somewhere else) but on our last Saturday, we were offered... More 

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Milwaukee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was one of the best breakfasts that I've ever eaten. Everything on the menu sounded so great, I just had to try something new. I opted for the pear, bacon, and gorgonzola omelet. It sounded very unusual, but the flavors blended together perfectly. My 2 friends and I also split an order of the chocolate banana pecan waffles. They... More 

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thaymer, Owner at Cafe Luna, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. I am so glad you liked the food. I am the chef and that means a lot to me. Our challenge is that we are very small and while we try hard to make people comfortable, it is impossible to provide the kind of spacing a larger restaurant can do. We are a... More 

norfolk
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We walked past Sunday at 10am and there was a 40 minute wait so we went back Monday. It was totally worth it. Coffee was amazing and the breakfast omelettes incredible. I had butternut squash, goats cheese onion and bacon and my husband pear, Gorgonzola and bacon. Wish we could go back every day! Just go!!!

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Medford, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

After finding this place a few years ago it's been our go to brunch place since then. The owners are always working at the door or kitchen making the most delicious food. Gourmet food at not gourmet prices. Seasonal fruits throughout the year like pumpkin pancakes and fresh fruit in the summer. Their drinks are to die for and always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Its a small locale and there's always a line, but just call and make a reservation ahead of time because this is my favorite brunch place in Cambridge and in the top 3 of the Boston Area. Everything is delicious but the waffles are extraordinary. They are so crispy that even when you drown them in syrup, as I do,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Kitchen sink is a pretty hearty breakfast, sausages r pork n taste is just nice, with a little pepper on it n it's good. Fruits r good. One interesting thing on the fresh brewed is it will be different batches from Brooklyn. Lobster omelette is mid heaven yummy :)

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I came upon this place while walking around looking for a place to grab a quick bite for lunch. I had the half Tuscan salad/half lazio sandwich. Both were very good but the sandwich may have been one of the best sandwiches I have had. The bread was Undoubtedly hand made. The veggies were freshly cut and the chicken was... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about Cafe Luna

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

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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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