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Cafe Luna

Cafe Luna

Café, Sandwich Spot, and Breakfast Spot$$$$
Cambridge
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    Tom W.
    "Awesome staff, best brunch, and endless coffee from Blue Bottle!"(4 Tips)
    Joyce C.
    "The Caruso is the best sandwich."(3 Tips)
    Elica Y.
    "The lemon ricotta pancakes with fresh fruits were amazing."(4 Tips)
    Anu S.
    "... try their fresh berry stuffed French toast with strawberry mascarpone and sweet cream..."(3 Tips)
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  • tereesesheart icon on user image
    tereesesApril 11, 2015
    Best brunch spot in Boston. Definitely New York-worthy if you're looking for brunch places similar to NYC. Their French toast, lattes, and kitchen sampler are amazing. #brunch #breakfast #coffeeart
  • A S.heart icon on user image
    A SNovember 20, 2015
    Everything is fabulous. The jalapeno Mac and cheese topped with veggies and the pumpkin spiced waffle (seasonal) were out of the world. Special mention to the great service! Also, make a reservation!
  • BU Today
    BU TodayNovember 24, 2014
    Café Luna’s 4 page weekend brunch menu is packed with so many mouthwatering options that it’s almost impossible to decide what to order. Best of all, weekend brunch is served from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m Read more
  • Minnie K.
    Minnie KimOctober 11, 2014
    Waffle perfection. If you want to do brunch right, you need to try this place! Usually a long wait for brunch, but totally worth it - trust me!!
  • Bárbaraheart icon on user image
    BárbaraSeptember 16, 2016
    Breakfast! Pancakes, omelettes, French toasts, avocado toasts - all fantastic! The place is usually packed too, especially on the weekend.
  • Phoebe O.
    Phoebe OSeptember 3, 2013
    The service is the best. My first time here and the owner and staff were so friendly, helpful, and welcoming. One waitress recommended the sweet potato sandwich with bacon and it is phenomenal!
  • Emily
    EmilyJanuary 20, 2014
    Favourite brunch place. Make reservations because there's always a wait! And I always get the "Everything but the Kitchen Sink" because I love meat on my waffles. Great coffee too!
  • Yasemin
    YaseminAugust 6, 2014
    Weekday brunch is amazing! Everything on the menu is delicious, there're also vegan and vegetarian options. The staff is also really nice and accommodating, highly recommended!
  • Pei-Ann L.
    Pei-Ann LinJune 10, 2012
    I come here for the open faced country breakfast sausage sandwich and a half order of blueberry lemon french toast food coma. Oh and Matt is the most pleasant person you'll ever meet in New England.
  • Elica Y.heart icon on user image
    Elica YoneyamaApril 26, 2014
    The lemon ricotta pancakes with fresh fruits were amazing. The pancakes were light and fluffy. To die for.
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    Bnt Battuta 🌍May 13, 2016
    Weekend brunch is super delicious, weekdays not as good with the limited/ modified menu..!
  • Jeff B.heart icon on user image
    Jeff ByrnesMay 23, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    New and improved! Beer & cordials, table service, and an expanded menu! Lobster roll is a lobster-tastic May special.
  • Minnie K.
    Minnie KimOctober 11, 2014
    Seriously one of the best brunches I have ever had in Boston. Definitely worth the 1+ hour wait!!!!
  • Sophia H.heart icon on user image
    Sophia HDecember 24, 2018
    Breakfast Panini on Focaccia is DA BOMB! Get it with prosciutto, which is probably the best prosciutto I've ever had.
  • Kate L.
    Kate L.January 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best brunch in Cambridge--great food, extensive menu, quick and friendly service. Make a reservation by email to avoid the long wait!
  • Jay L.heart icon on user image
    Jay LJuly 5, 2015
    Lobster Benedict and lemon ricotta pancakes with mascarpone and berries were to die for
  • Alicia
    AliciaAugust 14, 2014
    One of the few restaurants I've seen serve Blue Bottle! They even have New Orleans Iced Coffee but will only serve with whole milk
  • Rob A.heart icon on user image
    Rob AtkinsonNovember 9, 2015
    Espresso is better than brewed coffee. All the food is amazing. Kitchen sink sampler is a good way to get a bit of everything
  • Grace D.heart icon on user image
    Grace DingledineJuly 7, 2013
    The lemon ricotta pancakes are incredible. The lobster Benedict is also good. Note that you can make reservations--even for brunch!
  • reghu m.heart icon on user image
    reghu mohandasJune 12, 2017
    Brilliant Sunday brunch! Absolutely delicious! Don't miss it!
  • Adam S.heart icon on user image
    Adam SigelJuly 7, 2017
    New location is great and the menu is still terrific. Great options for breakfast or brunch.
  • Kat .heart icon on user image
    Kat 🐱February 6, 2016
    Delicious steak & lobster mac and cheese! Their latte is great too.
  • Elizabeth W.heart icon on user image
    Elizabeth WashburnMarch 9, 2014
    One of the best brunches I've had in Cambridge. Gets quite busy on weekends -- res recommended.
  • Eddie H.
    Eddie HongSeptember 1, 2011
    Tuscan chicken salad has the perfect combination of greens, bread, and chicken. Dressing is light and tasty. Good amount of food even for a guy.
  • Katy M.heart icon on user image
    Katy MaJanuary 17, 2016
    Can't go wrong with any of the omelettes here, and the mulled wine is delicious!
  • amlom ..
    amlom .April 11, 2010
    it's all great here! actually discovered this place after a looong bike ride, and everything was amazing. their pizza, panini, sandwich... everything! and the people that work here seemed the happiest
  • Avin N.
    Avin NarasimhanNovember 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    wonderful brunch on the weekends but be prepared to wait. a long time. even in the dead of winter, people will be huddling outside waiting 30 mins for a table.
  • Salman M.
    Salman MutebMay 14, 2014
    Hands down the perfect breakfast spot! The staff is great.. You can't go wrong eating here
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzNovember 5, 2014
    Amazing brunch spot! Great service and their chai lattes are superb
  • Sophia H.heart icon on user image
    Sophia HDecember 24, 2018
    Cinnamon French Toast is very solid. Generous portions of fresh fruit on it
  • J.M. W.heart icon on user image
    J.M. WaskoMarch 10, 2015
    Don't hesitate to order a mimosa. You get a lot to drink in one glass for the price!
  • Jacob A.heart icon on user image
    Jacob AronoffNovember 4, 2018
    Basically everything here is fantastic! The pancakes are so fluffy, I love them
  • Laura N.
    Laura NapolitanoJanuary 6, 2013
    Best brunch I've had in a long time. Service went above and beyond and the hot chocolate was phenomenal.
  • Raymond P.heart icon on user image
    Raymond PereiraJanuary 3, 2017
    Delicious brunch and reasonably priced! Friendly staff!
  • Roberto M.heart icon on user image
    Roberto MeléndezFebruary 22, 2023
    Decent food and fast service once you are inside. You’ll have to wait 30-60 min to get a table during the weekend.
  • Ellen S.
    Ellen S. P.August 17, 2014
    Get there early for weekend brunch or you'll wait at least 45 min.
  • Tom W.
    Tom WangOctober 9, 2014
    Awesome staff, best brunch, and endless coffee from Blue Bottle!
  • Sandra R.heart icon on user image
    Sandra RubinchikNovember 16, 2015
    Nutella stuffed French toast. Can't put a filter on perfection.
  • Daniel T.heart icon on user image
    Daniel TewfikJune 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great Sunday brunch option. Protip: get brunch to go and use one of the many tables in the park out front.
  • David G.
    David GonzalezFebruary 20, 2013
    Call ahead and make reservations. Showing up with a reservation is a guaranteed wait.
  • Jennifer
    JenniferSeptember 16, 2015
    Great weekday breakfast options served till 2:30!
  • Saleh N.heart icon on user image
    Saleh NasserOctober 2, 2018
    Waffle is soft and super tasty.
  • Jimmy M.
    Jimmy McRibbMay 30, 2013
    Fresh fruit bowl actually contains real fresh fruit. Especially the pineapple!
  • Susan H.heart icon on user image
    Susan HwangFebruary 16, 2014
    Lobster Eggs Benedict...was simply AMAZING!!!
  • David W.heart icon on user image
    David WangAugust 1, 2015
    Joe's sliders were GREAT! Nice portions and deliciousness
  • Katrina D.
    Katrina DattoloJune 10, 2012
    The wait is ridiculous for brunch. No brunch is worth waiting an hour and a half when you're hungry. Then, prepare to wait again for your waiter to even talk to you. Oh but you can draw on the table.
  • Alex K.heart icon on user image
    Alex KasemirOctober 11, 2016
    Long waits but worth it if you want one of the best brunches in cambridge
  • Tee B.
    Tee BcOctober 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Quintessential Monte Cristo, super friendly staff, best brunch in Boston!
  • Maddie S.
    Maddie SimensOctober 29, 2013
    Over the top amazing customer service. These folks are pros who always leave me smiling.
  • Bana S.
    Bana SidheApril 20, 2012
    Order a bowl of their Shrimp Corn Chowder. A cup will leave you wanting more. Delicious!
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