A new Mexican restaurant with a Spanish twist in Astoria Lunera, located at 32-25 Steinway Street, offers a large menu created by Jose Ignacio Sanchez, the executive chef at the Spanish Embassy.
The restaurant offers items such as tacos—including those of the pork, beef, chicken and veggie variety—to red snapper, crab cakes, homemade guacamole, and quinoa salad with balsamic shrimp. The restaurant seats 65 people inside and has room for 16 sidewalk seats. At night, there is a DJ.Lunera was named after a common Spanish nursery rhyme. “Lunera” is a nostalgic name for people.