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New Moon Cafe

203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
+1 530-265-6399
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ravioli” (25 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
“quail” (4 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first interaction with the host was very good and the rest of the staff were perfect. The wine selection was also very good as was my Prosecco split. The service wasn't rushed, but always helpful. Robin's entree was duck with a cherry/zin reduction. She...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were told this place had great food. We were not disappointed. The service was impeccable. We were warmly greeted at the door and our server took great care of us once we were seated. The food was prepared perfectly. It was...More

Thank Jeannine C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The menu is well thought out, including the wine list. The food absolutely amazing. And the presentation and service always top knot here.

Thank mes227
Reviewed 12 August 2017

New Moon is a fun place to have some wine, appetizers and entrees if you don't mind paying top dollar for the thrill. (For the money, I'd rather go to a 5-star restaurant in San Francisco). Date and I had a great time and enjoyed...More

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 6 August 2017

If you want a nice, romantic, high quality meal, this is the place to go. The food is very good and the presentation is excellent. First class all the way.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 27 July 2017

All 5 of us looked forward to dining at this restaurant with all its great reviews. We enjoyed all of our meals and asked for two beet salads to go. Prior to paying our bill we were given two boxes, opened them and saw two...More

2  Thank jaysue
Reviewed 19 July 2017

You have to "save up" to eat here but it is soooo worth it! We always have dinner here before heading out to the World Music Festival the next day. My sea bass and my husband's steak were delish and generous. Delightful wait staff and...More

Thank Corinne S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We are regulars at New Moon, dining there once or twice a month--and it is always a special evening. Chef Peter Selaya prepares wonderful fare - selection of appetizers (like small plates), salads, entrees and wonderful desserts (and a cheese plate, if you ask) -...More

1  Thank EHfromCalifornia
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The spouse and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary at New Moon Cafe last night , had a truly delightful evening. Parking was just a few feet up the street so very convenient. We'd made reservations, and were shown to a delightful table on an...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Outstanding dinner at New Moon. This cafe is a must visit if in Nevada City. You could put this place anyone and it could complete. Wonderful preperation and presentation. Tastes were awesome.

Thank JLofCA
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21 December 2016|
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Response from Chris1948_2 | Reviewed this property |
Probably appetizers would be the way to go. Pasta or finger food. Ravioli by the each.
29 February 2016|
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Response from pokeybonan | Reviewed this property |
The wine list was very good, including local wineries. I don't remember whether there was a full bar or not - sorry.
Jerry O
2 November 2015|
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Response from Solar J | Reviewed this property |
They will do that, no problem. Call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-6399
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