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Sole Luna Cafe

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702 Ash St, Ste E, San Diego, CA 92101-3228 (7th Avenue)
+1 619-232-0436
07:00 - 10:00
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Stevensville, Montana
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sidwalk cafe, right on the corner of a residential building in downtown San Diego. Inside or outside seating, great soups and entrees.

Thank Dennis L
Portland, Oregon
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant as it was only a block from out lodging, had good reviews, and we were in the mood for Italian. It was full of locals, which was a good sign, so we we were hopeful of a good meal. Only one of us realized that hope. I ordered the mare salad, and it was terrific. Lots of... More 

Thank Keeper40
Rolla, Missouri
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for brunch after mass at the nearby cathedral. The service was excellent, and the menu selection varied. I chose the Sole scramble, and had a wonderful scramble of Italian sausage, bacon and mushrooms, surrounded by eggs and melted blue cheese. The breakfasts come with a choice of roasted or mashed potatoes, which I found interesting.

Thank Gfiniti
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358 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The coffee here is reasonably good, not that the coffee is a way of judging what is effectively a restaurant space. The location facing an intimate terrace overlooking the city, below the Cortez Hotel on Cortez Hill is second-to-none though in the downtown area, so no matter how good or bad the food would be, this is definitely a great... More 

Thank Huitzilipoxtle
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant with three families before a symphony show. We had a mixture of adults and children and had made reservations in advance. The restaurant is small so we were seated with the adults at one table and the kids at another. We all ordered different food off the menu. I was disappointed in the Caprese salad... More 

Thank Afsoon72
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

As we have extra time before we board our ship for our first cruise we are just chilling. Being right across from our motel and overly excited we decided we needed something to calm us. So here we are.. awesome sitting, wonderful workers and very relaxing. Just what we needed. .

Thank Ed M
Surrey, British Columbia
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234 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

With Italian speaking staff. We stopped by for a light dinner and were not disappointed. My partner chose the Mare salad of tuna, smoked salmon, shrimp in a bed of mixed greens. For me, I ordered the chicken parmigiana with salad. Just slightly over baked but still delicious. I paired this with a glass of Argentina Malbec (excellent for the... More 

Thank conscom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very quaint little cafe. Made me seem like I was in Italy. Extremely friendly waiters that were actually Italian. Food and wine was exceptional. Had the Meatball appetizer and the Grilled Salmon over Greens with Shrimp. Wife said the wine was exceptional also. This is a hidden gem with great food and great prices.

Thank Paul M
San Diego, California
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261 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We walk the mongrels by this restaurant all the time, and only recently had a chance to stop in for a meal (beagles in tow). I'm glad we didn't look at Yelp before stopping, otherwise I might've had second thoughts. All we knew was that we wanted a good meal, and every time we walk by, the scents coming out... More 

Thank Jessica S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel staff across the street, and I loved it. The service was great and the food was terrific. They modified my selection a little bit for me, and the waiter even made a suggestion that was better what I had chosen. Being by myself that trip, I didn't venture out alone for a walk... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Ash St, Ste E, San Diego, CA 92101-3228
    (7th Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-0436
Located at the bottom of the Historic El Cortez building Sole Luna Cafe brings you true Nothern Italian fare. Our back patio is great for groups or a nice romantic dinner, come in and see for yourself!

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