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Luna Red

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1023 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3222 (Monterey Street)
+1 805-540-5243
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Ventura, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our go-to when in SLO, never been disappointed! The atmosphere is the best and food always good!

Thank Scott A
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to bottomless mimosas with a group of 10 on Sunday for brunch. They started out bringing two 1 liter glass which sufficed the whole group. But as more parties started to show for bottomless, the waiter started coming less frequently (once every 30 minutes) and would only bring one 1 liter pitcher that was filled only 2/3s of the... More 

Thank Emery M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has interesting decor, is conveniently located downtown, has a nice seating outside for guests, and good, quick service. However that is not what I am here to tell you about. On a whim, I ordered the avocado-tomato eggs benedict and I was in food heaven. The deliciously salty and perfectly cooked different kinds of potatoes to the salsas... More 

Thank Urszula C
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287 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is very interesting and offers a number of vegetarian dishes including paella and tacos. In my earlier life I ate regular paella (including in the cradle of paella near Valencia), and I can say that Luna Red's vegetarian version is excellent. The tacos were also interesting especially given the wonderful sauces that are served along with them. The... More 

Thank Lorne29
Santa Cruz, California
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had amazing Short Rib Tacos and will definitely go back to try dinner- super friendly bartender Chase

Thank Denise A
Westlake Village, California, United States
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've always loved this place for its Spanish fare, but the options have definitely decreased. Food tis time was uninteresting and somewhat bland, even with the sauces. (I had Al Pasor taco and Coconut Lime Shrimp). The queso was runny and no goat cheese 'punch' to it. My daughter had a ceviche which was over-citrus...she didn't finish it. My favorites... More 

Thank Marjorie L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come here all the time. Like a lot. I've spent multiple New years eves here, celebrations, and even just happy hours. The food and atmosphere is amazing. Best place in slo.

Thank Michelle E
West Hollywood, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful ambience beneath tall propane heaters, after Thursday night farmers market saunter. Terrific service, wine and dinner. Highly recommend.

Thank christinep576
Montevideo Department, Uruguay
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been to Luna Red a couple of times while passing through from LA to SF, and found it to be a wonderful experience. The help was friendly and professional, the ambience delightful, especially in mild weather when the patio was in use. The menu, eclectic and fairly priced. All in all, a five star experience. So why only... More 

Thank Alan P
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Never visited this restaurant before since it downtown and typically a hard to find a parking spot. Tonight we were successful and got a fairly close spot around the corner. HH is 3 to 6pm and on Wednesday's it $1 oysters on the half shell. The oysters were good and tasty but a little on the small side. Not sure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
American, Spanish, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3222
    (Monterey Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-540-5243
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?