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Fiesta Del Mar

1005 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 965-9354
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Ranked #5 of 296 Restaurants in Mountain View
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
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English first
Palo Alto, CA
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband usually likes to try new things, but at this restaurant he *always* orders the chicken mole. Best mole sauce, ever for hi. They also have the best sangria - secret ingredient - best we have ever had! The waiter are very friendly. Good food!! What more can I say!

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SF Bay Area
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We pass by many many Mexican food places between our place in Menlo Park and Fiesta del Mar, which is conveniently just off 101 in Mountain View. I highly recommend you visit the wonderful staff for amazing Mexican food. Camarones (shrimp) dishes are top of the list. My favorites are Camarones Ardientes and Camarones Alex. Don't miss the fabulous chile... More

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Palo Alto
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We have been coming here for 20 years. All items on the menu are superb......tortilla soup (best ever), the mole....top rate, and the Encocado chicken....an old family recipe. The margaritas Are the best on the planet!

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Mountain View, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I have been coming to this restaurant almost weekly for almost 20 years. With a name like Party of the Sea, you can guess that they specialize with fish and seafood dinners, but they have the rest of the Mexican recipe book. My favorite is their Mole Poblano dishes, which is an amazing brown sauce made with chiles and chocolate,... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

It's rare to find a Mexican restaurant with both good food and margaritas but FDM nails it. There are many great dishes but shrimp Alex is a favorite.

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Los Gatos, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great Mexican food and a fun place too. A great chili relleno served in a non-traditional way; no batter. I bowl with a plain green chili stuffed wit cheese swimming in a great red sauce. Try it-you'll like it! Delicious standard fare plus some specialities you won't find anywhere else. And all at reasonable prices. Baby friendly. Outside patio so... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I used to live within walking distance and my husband and I would go there about once a week. I fell in love with their burrito, but my husband like the Shrimp Charlie. The food was consistently excellent and the staff were great. We got a lot of food for our money, as well. Disclaimer: we moved in 2009

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Fiesta Del Mar and its sister in downtown Mountain View (the almost aptly named Fiesta Del Mar Too) both serve good traditional US mexican. You can mix and match your carbohydrate, meat, margarita and salad to your hearts (dis)content. So it's very tasty! The service is also efficient and flexible to your needs, but not exactly heart warming. This is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

As the name suggest, Fiesta Del Mar specializes in fish-based Mexican. The enchiladas are excellent and are family recipes. One of our favorites is the Enchilada Fiesta Del Mar, which comes as crab and/or shrimp with a very tasty sauce on it. The food is fresh, not too greasy. They also have excellent salsas and chips. There are two of... More

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California, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I don't really like Mexican food (as found in the US). I often find it too greasy and not really fresh enough. But, I LOVE this place. I walk here at least once a month to enjoy the shrimp fajitas. They are made with tequila flamed shrimp and tons of super fresh veggies. I always get whole black beans on... More

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