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Hola! Mexican Restaurant & Cantina - Belmont

Belmont, CA
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Ranked #21 of 66 Restaurants in Belmont
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ralston Ave.
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English first
essex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We had a wonderful family meal here service was great. the margarita was very nice and alcoholic. Food was top notch well worth a visit

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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653 reviews 653 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The food here was OK, but not stand-out. The portions were also really big, so we couldn't finish what we ordered. We had a couple of micheladas and they were pretty massive. We had them with Bohemia beer and they were decent enough. Also, their salsa with chips is pretty good, as is their guacamole. We ordered an 'uno' burrito... More

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San Francisco
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have always found the food here mediocre, the atmosphere tired, and the service awkward, but they recently reopened after a two month "remodel" (the place looks exactly the same as it did before, with sloping tables etc) so we thought we'd try it again. Nothing tastes fresh, I feel heavy after I eat here (even though its only 1-2... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I love this place, whenever me and my girlfriend are craving Mexican food this is where we go. It's right up the street from the university, and they don't only serve good margaritas, but also good food. You can even order take out. I really enjoy the atmosphere with the babbling brook outside and the music.

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Belmont, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Admittedly, it's been awhile since I was there, but for these reasons - it was overly noisy for a late afternoon, the service was not that great, and frankly, the food, while a lot, was not that great either, chips were soggy, food was nothing special. I think I ordered a Burrito plate, they were just average and the sauce... More

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San Francisco Bay Area
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you are looking for a family friendly Mexican restaurant this is place. Since my kids have been little we have been able to bring them to Hola without a problem. The place is noisy so the kids loud voices blend. The service has also been fast which helps.

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Bay Area
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578 reviews 578 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

3* Hola’s Mexican Popular Mexican Restaurant in Belmont Several specialty nights during the week Chips are okay, but the salsa is great Food is good They give large portions (the plates weigh a ton) and serve giant margaritas The food service is efficient. We had two food servers; Gerardo (?, tall with black framed glasses) was outstanding. Minus: the place... More

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Buckinghamshire
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121 reviews 121 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Popped in for a drink and snack mid afternoon. The staff were really friendly and helpful in going through the snack options. The snack portions were generous and delicious. It was a very good experience and based on this experience I would return for a meal.

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Redwood City, California
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194 reviews 194 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Was going to an event at Notre Dame High and decided to try this restaurant. We found easy parking and were seated immediately. The hostess was friendly and attentive. Our service appeared at the table almost immediately and was prompt with our drink orders. The casa quesadilla was good. The Vanessa Taco Salad was just okay. No real taste or... More

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San Mateo, CA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We have eaten at Hola several times and get good tasty meals with large portions for the most part. Service is usually good. There are several TVs around so I would guess they are quite busy when there are sporting events on. We usually eat early so we are leaving when things start to get busy. Prices are reasonable and... More

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