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Sole Luna Cafe

702 Ash St, Ste E, San Diego, CA 92101-3228
+1 619-232-0436
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“lasagna” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
702 Ash St, Ste E, San Diego, CA 92101-3228
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express across from this restaurant. We were hungry and the hotel suggested the Sole Luna Cafe. We decided to give them a try and were pleasantly surprised. I always order Lasagna when I eat at a different...More

Thank VidaTravels
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your support and kind words! We are very glad to hear you enjoyed our Lasagna!! We will for sure let our staff know your appreciation! We hope to see you again soon to serve you more good food!!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We arrived in San Diego after a long day of travel from the East Coast. We were staying in a VRBO unit about a block away, and there wasn't much in the way of nearby restaurant recommendations. We started walking and came across this place....More

Thank KatieB1693
Management response:Responded 16 July 2017

Thank you very much Katie for your nice words!! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our pasta and salad!! We hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Staying just off downtown is some times a challenge when it comes to dinner. The hotel recommended this place which was well within walking distance. Great find. Excellent pizza shared by a party of three then Creme Brulee. I looked at the other meals been...More

Thank themccullochclan
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the food and your experience. Bringing a piece of Italy here has been our main goal, we are ecstatic to hear you felt that when visiting us.

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed across the street from this restaurant for two weeks. After eating here on the first night I decided to repeat the experience the next night. Two weeks later and I haven't eaten anywhere else. It's that good! Worked my way through the menu...More

Thank Lance R
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

Thank you very much Lance! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and we are so happy to have brought some authentic Italian experience to your stay!

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Sole Luna Cafe was a cute little Italian restaurant near our place of stay on our last trip to San Diego. It had indoor and outdoor seating with true Italians running the show. The food was tasty and generous portions. It lacked full flavor in...More

Management response:Responded 15 April 2017

Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our food especially the Tortelloni! We hope you will travel to San Diego again soon!!

Reviewed 24 March 2017

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
Management response:Responded 4 April 2017

Thank you very much! We are glad you liked our soups and entrees!

Reviewed 12 March 2017 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...More

Thank Keeper40
Reviewed 5 March 2017

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...More

Thank Gfiniti
Reviewed 26 February 2017

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...More

Thank Huitzilipoxtle
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....More

Thank Afsoon72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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
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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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