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New Moon Cafe

203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
+1 530-265-6399
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ravioli” (24 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 York St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2424
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

The best fine dining experience in Nevada County. Peter Salaya's best restaurant yet. Pricey but worth it on those special occasions. Extensive fine wine selection.

Thank Traveller-X24-7
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The New Moon Cafe is classy and and excellent venue for a celebration. I was told by several locals that New Moon was the best restaurant in town. I was not disappointed. White tablecloths, excellent service and even better food. This is a fine dining...More

Thank boohuber
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Charred broad beans followed by pork belly with peaches were delicious. Very good service, too. It was recommended by a friend and I would return!

Thank taplatt
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I want to recognize our waitress, whose name I can’t remember, but who was outstanding. Very thoughtful, very attentive, and seemed to really enjoy her job. The food was excellent - two separate local sea bass specials - and we enjoyed the local beer and...More

Thank KirstenDCA
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I was treated to dinner at the New Moon Cafe last night. I loved the ambiance of the restaurant: friendly, relaxed and elegant. Mary, our server, was gracious, knowledgable and incredibly attentive and efficient. The food was spectacular from the cheese tray to the dessert--perfection....More

1  Thank KHNA
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Deck is nice warm day shady spot for lunch. Check specials first. We enjoyed shrimp and crab salads with a few slices of bread. Nice. Looked like a good wine list but we had water.

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is the upscale dining spot in nevada city. It's fresh and delicious. We like the porch when the weather is nice. There is one particular waiter that i think is really interesting. I think I had lamb last time i was there.

Thank sitaramdas
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

My husband & I had friends from out of town visiting and wanted to go out for lunch. We hadn’t been to New Moon for a while so we decided to go back. I had the turkey mole, my husband had the pork belly and...More

Thank 824belindam
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Took our daughter here for birthday. Wonderful food -especially note :fish cooked to perfection. Service excellent-highly recommend

Thank valuetraveler57
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Last night we culminated our visit to family in the area with a special dinner here. Almost everyone really loved their dinners. The duck was delicious as was the chicken. I had the prawns small plate and the New Moon salad. The prawns were sweet...More

Thank LabMAK
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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.
1 March 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
3 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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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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