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“new moon cafe is worth a trip.”
Review of New Moon Cafe

New Moon Cafe
Ranked #2 of 58 Restaurants in Nevada City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Wonderful fresh food that was not overly complicated, a good selection of wines, and the staff were great.Lovely setting as well.

1  Thank Jean D
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

This restaurant makes delicious food. Period. So why the average 3 star rating? The service, price and ambiance. It is so painful to pay as much as you do for the food when the service is so hit or miss, starting with the snarky hostess. The food is good, but maybe not $28 for chicken good. Catch my drift?

2  Thank Jessica P
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

We returned back to New Moon after several months absence, and things were as good, or better than before. The seasonal menu is always new and varied, and all the fish specials were available on a Sunday evening, something not always a certainty after 7:30PM in the past, even with the tourist season beginning to heat up. The place was hopping inside and out. Halibut special was mouthwatering delicious and the sides were so fresh and perfectly seasoned, as always. The yuzu duck on the current menu unique, vibrant and perfectly cooked. Desserts as always-unique and beautifully crafted. Service very professional with long time staff. Wine list incredible- some wines great value, some not so much, but most hard to find on the lists of other spots. Whites, in particular, are more diverse and interesting than just about anywhere outside of SF. Bottled beer list is the best for miles around, although a few local brews on tap would be the perfect addition for any brew fans, with the highly rated Ol Republic right around the corner. New Moon remains the go-to place for elegant European style dining with professional service in Nevada County- contained within a very comfortable setting (as casual or dressy as you want).

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1  Thank Nevis15
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

The food was superb, the service was excellent - by far the best meal we had in Nevada City. We started with the beet and Caesar salads, followed by mussels and chorizo, and for our entrees - the homemade raviolis that melted in your mouth.

In addition they have an extensive list. We chose the Adobe Road Syrah which was excellent. Overall an excellent meal and a great dining experience.

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Reviewed June 7, 2013

The chef here has a rep - even the winemakers in town talk about him. The menu is elegant, modern and appealing. We have small appetites so opted for small plates. One warning - they aren't small. My husband had 4 enormous ribs - two of them made lunch for us the next day. I had a spectacular duck tostada, but it was a meal. The wine and beer list were both good and the location is lovely. This is the nicest place in town - don't miss it. Closed on Mondays.

1  Thank Denise K
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