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Coconuts Caribbean Restaurant & Bar

642 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2545
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Ranked #109 of 317 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hamilton
Transit: Coconuts Caribbean is located Three blocks south east of the Cal Trains University Avenue Train Stop.
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

the ambiance is nice...the food is tasty...this place is a gem in Palo Alto. Try the curried goat or the jerk pork. very tasty!

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Mountain View, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is an active place with friendly service. The food is nothing to rave about but it is hard to be disappointed with it. We enjoyed an early dinner and shared the offerings between us. It is nothing special but it can certainly be a good place to meet with a group of friends for an early casual dinner and... More 

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a truly authentic Caribbean restaurant, and the food is fabulous. The decor and atmosphere are very relaxed and casual. The food is very good, and the servings are generous. My favorite thing on the menu is the plantains. If you love Caribbean food, you'll love Coconuts. I try to eat here every time I visit Palo Alto. I... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Food was different - mostly kind of greasy - not my style. And the portions were HUGE. The drinks were only OK. But they insisted on leaving the door to the outside open so we were cold and the noise once the place was filled was unbearable.

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Los Altos, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My family is Jamaican so I rate any restaurant against mymother`s Jamaican cooking - this place delivers excellent food. The oxtail, curry goat, plaintain and jerk wings was all excellent and we did not have to wait too long. The only disconcerting issue was my husband asked for Blue Mountain coffee and a Tia Maria - the waiter had no... More 

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Park City, Utah
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139 reviews 139 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We liked the guacamole appetizer and the crab dip one too. Everything was different and delicious and the price was right. We just did appetizers and drinks. Worth it. I'd go back for a meal with friends. Service was good.

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san francisco
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Cons: Our appetizer plates were dirty and the server brought out food without cutlery. My husband asked for cutlery. None came. My husband had to go and ask *again* for cutlery. Finally, our server brought cutlery. Then our server disappeared. We wanted to order a beer. Waited and waited. Then we asked someone who was cleaning the table next to... More 

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Newark, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Been here several times. Food is always wonderful. The salmon is very good, as are the beans and rice that accompany many dishes. Service has usually been good, though there have been exceptions. Gets very noisy in the evening, but isn't too busy or noisy for lunch.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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90 reviews 90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I had some of the best jerked chicken I've ever eaten... and a HUGE portion. So why the title of this review? The $15 chicken came without sides. Given the intensity of the spices, sides are a must, and the $5 rice & beans (more like dirty rice... very few beans) was a terrific compliment.... only now I'm paying $20,... More 

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Had a nice unrushed family meal. The service was fine but of the various dishes we tried only the ribs were tasty and enjoyable. Vegetables were fresh but chicken was too shredded and did not taste good. Fish was too spiced and did not appeal to me.

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Additional Information about Coconuts Caribbean Restaurant & Bar

Address: 642 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2545
Phone Number: 650-329-9533
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Caribbean

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