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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 - 21:30
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Sun 09:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:30
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came for lunch and ordered a ceviche and some small plates. I wasn't terribly blown away by anything and felt it was standard fare. The outdoor patio was nice for a sunny day and the service was good.

Thank Thomas T
Singapore, Singapore
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145 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The ambience of this restaurant is very nice. Food was okay too. For a nice restaurant, I was surprised by the service. I was pissed off when the staff present the check even before we are done with our dinner. I also thought it was not very nice to ask whether she should return change when she collects the money.... More 

Thank EdithCChong
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in the afternoon for lunch and enjoyed the patio. The server was very cool and the food was enjoyable.

Thank CKWil
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Loved this place. The patio is comfortable and cute. Great service. The cocktails were so good and fresh. The outside bar was fun to watch the drinks being made. Our food was awesome and its great if you are GF. It has a Mexican twist.

San Luis Obispo, California
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We used to love this place, but our feeling change each time they change their menu. The last time we had a hard time finding anything we wanted to order. That said, we ordered one of the best paellas we have ever had. We wish they would bring back some of the tapas we liked, but I am sure many... More 

Thank Dianne D
Brea, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The staff was extremely helpful and nice. They were attentive and had a thorough knowledge of the menu. We got their early and they made accommodations for us in the bar where we ended up for Happy hour and finally eating dinner. The Sangria was Excellent. $5 Happy hour was great way to start the evening. Restaurant is fairly spacious... More 

Thank Will C
Morro Bay, California
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for Thursday night happy hour (last night for them doing all day Thursday happy hour). Sat at the bar with a couple friends and had a great night. $5 sangrias and tapas (short rib tacos, salted potatoes, and more). Food is so fresh and tasty and the vibe is very cool.

Thank jamaicabitty
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Limited menu of small plates, salad & sandwiches. Good vegan/vegetarian options. My second time in SLO and my second time here.

Thank Dave J
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great choice for Sunday brunch. Their latin fusion with american food is very good! We tried the pupusas with sunny up eggs and their chilaquiles with sunny up eggs. Both were very good (chilaquiles were my favorite though). Very friendly staff, great service, nice ambiance at their patio. Prices are reasonable and you will be satisfied with their portion.

Thank Geugie M
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This spot is in a great location, the restaurant and outdoor seating are really nice. Happy hour drink specials are nice after work. I've had food here a few times, and it really was not anything to write home about. Each time I kept thinking, this could use more flavor, more sauce, more something.... I recommend drinks and tiny apps/tapas... 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
Spanish, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
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?