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“SLO's Luna Red”
Review of Luna Red

Luna Red
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $18
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Monterey Street
Description: Located in the heart of downtown SLO next to the historic Mission Plaza, Luna Red is a lively gathering spot that features a Latin inspired menu of handcrafted plates, craft cocktails and an award-winning global wine. Luna Red's focus celebrates using local, seasonal ingredients and a lively late night music scene. On the weekends enjoy Brunch on both Saturday and Sunday starting at 9:00 am.
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Atmosphere is top notch as the site is next to the Mission and creek, so the ambience is unique and tranquil. Service is also top notch, as they've a balance from intercepting the guest, to all facets of the table service. As for the eats, the Tapas are broad in offering and simply delicious in execution.
Simply put, next time we're in town, we're a re-book.

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Thank RGWink
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

I have eaten at Luna Red a number of times and can't say anything but good things about their food. Their baked oysters (used to be called Japanese oysters - name change?), pork belly and chopped caesar are three of my favorites!

Service has always been very good, but it seems when I order the Tequila Verde cocktail (muddled cilantro and jalapeño) it does take a while to get that drink. Great wine list. Eating outdoors along the creek is pretty special.

Four Circles - they lose a circle because their tables as so tiny! For a place that features tapas it is impossible to share an array of taste treats with more than two people at a table. For four people, it really is a pain to have anything other than one pate in front of you at a time.

One other thing you should be aware of, Luna Red does have a loyalty card. They really don't make you aware of it, but if you eat there regularly, ask for the card. You get a percentage of your bill added to the card (~$8+ for a $90 bill) which can be used as a discount on your next bill or accumulated until you decide to use it on any future bill...

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Thank slobird
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

The in spot in SLO beautiful outdoor patio, cozy interior, right by the mission , view of the creek, fabulous food. This location seems to be cursed. This space has changed restaurants so often in the last four years. I think this one is here to stay. Great selection of vegetarian tapas. Great lunch spot. Dog friendly.

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Thank Jpullen
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Attentive staff who were willing to give suggestions without being pushy. Unusual tapas selections. Delicious food. Just right!

Thank DonQZ
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Got a nice table outside. The setting, right over the creek, is charming. The bar and mixologist created one of the best margaritas I've ever had in a restaurant. They have an extensive selection of artisanal alcohol.
The food choices had many local ingredients and tasted very fresh. Combinations were creative.

Thank JKD-LA
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