Luna Park - San Francisco
Luna Park - San Francisco

Luna Park - San Francisco

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.lunaparksf.com/
  • Phone: 4155538584
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:30pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Saturday & Sunday Brunch 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: NICK COBARRUVIAS
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Special Events: Saturday and Sunday Brunch - bottomless Mimosas and two for one Bloody Mary's. Luna Park is offering some fun deals to guests who follow us on Facebook and Twitter. For twitter go to www.twitter.com/lunaparksf for Facebook search "Luna Park San Francisco

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 18th Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: There are three parking lots within a two block radius (16th btw. Valencia & Mission; 21st btw. Valencia & Mission; Mission btw. 19th & 20th)
A word from Luna Park - San Francisco
Luna Park with its casually hip decor, lively bar scene, and delicious moderately-priced cuisine is a Valencia Street sensation, loved by San Franciscans and visitors alike. The menu, mostly French and Italian with a few American and Asian accents, is simple without sacrificing excitement, highlighting flavorful ingredients and presenting food in a way that is comforting and nourishing to the soul.
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Luna Park - San Francisco reviews from OpenTable diners
63 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating3.7
  • Food3.7
    Service3.6
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelEnergetic
70% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (19)neighborhood gem (19)good for groups (17)great for lunch (14)fit for foodies (11)hot spot (8)vibrant bar scene (8)special occasion (6)romantic (5)notable wine list (2)kid-friendly (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • So-So
    Piper
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Our actual food was ok, nothing earth shattering. The girls working the front of the house were rude. They wouldn't seat us until the last person in our party arrived. When I pushed them on this they finally relented and said they would seat is, but we has to order within 5 minutes. WTF?
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Unexpected quality
    Busytraveler
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We had a great time. The menu choices are unique and there were no dissappointments! Highly recommend the brussel sprouts, mussels, and the cobbler.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great neighborhood brunch spot
    Rocknrollah
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Luna Park is one of my favorite spots in the city. Consistently, they hit all the high notes of what makes me a happy diner: good drinks, engaging staff, and bustling atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Those Brussels Sprouts Were...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Amazing! Really good on the greens - this was a business lunch and the presentation was good, and we wound up sharing two orders of sublime Brussels sprouts. Pefectly caramelized yet retained their vibrant green.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MferVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Fondue is a must everytime. The Mac and cheese really hit the spot. Comforting food to ease us into Monday
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We decided to sit outside. I was surprised when they told me we couldn't have an aloholic drink outside because other restaurants in the area with outside seating had wine and beer on their tables. O.k. I accepted that but they didn't even have a regular cup of coffee. I was told only espresso. So I had to stick with water. The chilaquiles had one small spoon of avocado and I couldn't find any more. The one bite was delicious the rest was just o.k. Oh and the service took forever to take our order and forever to get our food. I will not be back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, sow service
    paulinesreviews
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Food was good - tasty but nothing to write home about for the price. But, the service was pretty terrible. We were seated at 8pm and did not leave until 10:40. That was because it took one hour for our food to arrive. When I asked where it was, I was told by the waiter "I put the entire order in, it will come when it's ready." Incredibly rude. Food is not good enough to outweigh the poor service experience we had.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Monty
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    It has noticeable fallen off in quality. No wonder they were mostly empty at peak hours on a Saturday, despite the prime location.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pleasant all around
    EyeBVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    While not great the food is enjoyable, spicy noodles with pork quite good-but definitely spicy! The house-made bread is fancy white bread, not worth getting except to soak up sauce. Wait-staff attentive and good selection of beers. Can get way too loud!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday perfection
    wickedfoodie
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    We were celebrating a friends bday and had a table of 8. They did a great job with service and despite no notice on a special dessert they wowed us with a birthday cake with sparklers and all. Great time!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Luna Park always delivers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    An exceptional restaurant even by San Francisco standards.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • always a good time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I often bring friends who are new to the city to Luna Park. That was the case this time and once again LP did not disappoint. Consistently good food and friendly, it's a fun experience without being too chi-chi.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overall satisfied
    sfliz
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    The chicken was great. We were seated right away and the service was great. Loud and energetic place
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious Food and Amazing Drinks
    123456abcdef
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    From Brunch to Date Night to a large group dinner to delivery, Luna Park is by far one of our favorite spots in SF. They have a bottomless brunch (SCORE!) and their dinner is amazing. Do yourself a favor and order the goat cheese fondue.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, wanted more selection.
    acidn0tbombs
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Three of us ordered three appetizers and one entreé, and everything was very good, but I wished that the menu had a wider selection. My girlfriend is a vegetarian, and it seemed that few options appealed to both of us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great waffles
    ginevera
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    It's a nice brunch place with consistently hot and delicious food and nice brunch cocktails. The waffles are a stand-out not only because they're deep and fluffy but because other brunch places don't put them on the menu, so it's a rare find for a waffle-lover.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vegasroxd
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Mac and cheese delicious. Green beans with sausage delightful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meh
    foodieVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    It's open and there are tables but nothing special.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    This restaurant has a policy that if you have a reservation for a large party they will not seat you until everyone is there. I think this is poor customer service considering the fact that my party was there except for 3 people and we would have ordered drinks and appetizers prior to had we been seated. But instead we just ordered 1 round of drinks as opposed to the probably 2 or 3 rounds and appetizers plus food. The host was clueless and socially inept. The server and the food was GREAT!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food/Drinks Are Great - Bad Service
    2bad4thefood
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Absolutely love the food and drinks & in order to pay $16 for bottomless mimosas I would expect they would be a little stronger, which they were. Although, when we got there on Saturday morning, it was a ghost house. Mind you it was only 11 am so understandable. When we walked up to the host for our reservation, she told me that everyone in my party needed to be there before she would sit me. They had one other table that was sat and we were starving. She then "compromised" with us by saying we had to order right away and our time on mimosas started right when we sat down. Rude. The server himself was OK but not much better either. If the service was better, it would be the ideal place to come every Saturday or Sunday for weekend brunch!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lunch at Luna
    SoulFoodVIP
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    My wife and I stooped in for lunch ordering their famous chicken as well as a couple of empanadas--chicken and cheese. Fortunately, we spotted mushrooms as a vegetable and that made the meal. The savory sauce was a perfect complement to both the chicken and the empanadas. Their roasted veggies were also excellent. Now if the noise level were a bit lower, it would be a perfect place for an interesting lunch when visiting the Mission district with its interesting shops.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 42 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.7
    • Food3.7
    • Ambiance3.6
    • Service3.7
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 1538 reviews are from the Luna Park - San Francisco reviews archive.
  • They over extended themselves.
    RollingThunder
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    2 weeks in advance, I requested a table for 2 wheelchair users & one companion. Got there at 1PM, our reservation time. It was very crowded & loud! In the 5 years I've reserved there, it was the most crowded I'd ever seen it. They attempted to seat us at a small round table where only 1 wheelchair fit but the other one would have blocked the aisle and prevent anyone already seated to move their chair. I saw a table that would have worked fine & pointed it out but it was the last table they thought of to seat us. After 10 minutes, we were crammed at a small square table but at least it sat both wheelchair users and their companion. Staff should take sensitivity training & learn spacial ability. Otherwise, it was fine. Thanks.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • very energetic, high noise
    TigerVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    good appetizers and goat cheese fondue was good very loud tho and nice bar scene
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great brunch.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    I love that they server both "breakfasty" and "lunch" items. My friend claimed to be a connoisseur of hash, and she said LP's was the best she's every had. Plus "bottomless mimosas" put us in a good mood for the rest of the day.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always incredible
    BCM1983
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    My best friend and I love this place; the food, the staff, all of it always guarantees we'll have a great time! We use Luna Park as our girls night spot and have never been disappointed. The food has something added to it that makes it delicious and incredible--the goat cheese fondue always hit the spot and the chocolate chip bread pudding with vanilla gelato is delish. Kudos!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dine-about-town
    dave
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Innovative menu, well-prepared, and charming service. We tried this restaurant, new to us, for dine-about-town, and we're glad we did. Service can be spotty, but overall, very nice indeed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely Luna Park
    TheBigHaus
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    It was my birthday so we set out to do the Dine About Town menu that was advertised online. When our party of 4 arrived I looked at the menu and got disappointed. It wasn't the same. I mentioned it to our lovely server who ask the manager and they accommodated my request. :) I order the pork cutlet which was tender and juicy. My husband had the BBQ chicken which was flavorful, but a little dry. My eldest son order the calamari and kale which was way too salty. As for my youngest, he order the mac and cheese with bacon and broccoli which was out of this world! They brought my make your own smores in a makeshift cake with a huge sparkler. Lovely Luna made my birthday very accommodating and special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tastebud
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Good food and service--too noisy for comfortable conversation.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Squid dish
    scubagirlVIP
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    The Monterey squid dish is superb. The happy hour specials are excellent - great drinks and the noodles are quite good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mixed.
    YellaVIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Some things very good. Others not so. S'mores excellent. Could be cleaner.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • brunch mainly for drinks
    berkeleySFfoodie
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    the hostess Hilary here was the best part, kind, accommodating, we got a great booth for a large group. Sadly the food was really mediocre and very overpriced, 15$ for a veggie benedict, with a unfresh english muffin and small eggs, same story for chilaquiles, which appeared all chips, minimal eggs, very limited menu in terms of healthy veggie friendly options, I know it's a comfort food place but I would hope they increase choices. Also 10$ for one drink is ludicrous. Again, if the quality were up to speed it would be slightly understandable
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My go-to place!
    Andrea
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    I've spent so many birthdays, anniversaries, and celebrations here! Its a wonderful place that can please any local and out of town guest. HIGHLY RECOMMEND the Goat Cheese Fondue, Poke, and Smores, yummmmm!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Brunch!
    casualdinersf89
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    So i booked an online reservation the morning-of, and they had to call and let me know that they don't take day-of online reservations so I actually DIDN'T have a reservation, but despite all that they were able to seat my group of 5 almost instantly and we had delicious bottomless mimosas, bloody marys, and amazing breakfast sandwiches.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal as always
    jeffr
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I'm almost a regular here, and always enjoy the food. I felt the choice of entrees on my last visit was a bit limited. They dropped some of my favorites from the menu. Choices seemed a little less interesting. Good meal nonetheless
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great brunch spot
    MorefoodpleaseVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Great Mother's Day spot with bottomless mimosas, waffles and more mimosas:) We've been going here for years at least once a month and will continue to do so.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday brunch
    Luvbrunch
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Excellent. Was able to squeeze in a reservation for 6 on Monther's Day (!!) and were the first ones in. Bloody Mary's were spicy and filled with vegetables, and we ordered the Trois Popovers to share as an appetizer. Fantastic! The Niçoise salad presentation was gorgeous AND a decent portion, my Tuna Poke was good but too many tomatoes for my taste. Everyone was really happy with their food.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    Eddie
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    I have been to Luna park at least 6 times and Ian never disappointed . They give you time to enjoy without rushing
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Bloody Mary's and Mimosas!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Food was decent but the drinks were fantastic! Great place to do weekend brunches but get there by 10:30. Stay for hours....
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    I really love the food there :P service excellent....great atmosphere
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mimosa
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    Service was fantastic and the mimosas are the best!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.