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Reposado Restaurant

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Mexican, Fusion
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236 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2529 (Emerson Street)
650-833-3151
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 97
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place!

Went here for a corporate gathering , very nice. Lot's of aperitifs , good service , friendly staff. Did not have a sit down dinner. Very busy & fun!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark C
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Bedford
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is always full of people and radiating energy. Maybe because of great margaritas or outstanding food may have something to do with it. Like seafood crepes, special pork dish and my favorite beet salad with salmon. Chips and guacamole is a must get appetizer. Will never regret your visit, even with a tab on an expensive side. Enjoy!

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Thank Alex P
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here several times for drinks upstairs. I always order the chips, but never food. However, I went once for the food and it was good. I would say there are better places for bang-for-your-buck, but the atmosphere is really nice if you want to mingle and meet people at the bar. The tequila drinks are good.

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Thank Yenna709
Palo Alto, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant has very high ceilings and can be very loud, especially near the long tables by the kitchen for large parties having cocktails. The food is okay, wouldn't call it the best I've eaten...but it sure is the priciest. They use good quality ingredients, but that's as far as I'll go. The food is okay, but very expensive. The flavor... More 

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Thank who_is_just_me
Bedford
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101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a corporate gathering , very nice. Lot's of aperitifs , good service , friendly staff. Did not have a sit down dinner. Very busy & fun!

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Thank Mark C
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reposado has lots of room to accommodate groups of various sizes. Combine that with a buzzy atmosphere and a menu that mixes the more expected options for a Mexican restaurant with some really interesting dishes and you have a great destination to kick back with a small group and relax after a hard day's work!

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Thank FRANÇOIS D
California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Girl night out for twin birthday celebrations. This is waayyyyy beyond any typical Mexican cuisine you are accustomed to.  Imagine tastes from Baja California from appetizers to dinner entrees.  We enjoyed several seafood items all were full of robust flavors that were very complimentary to the sweet freshness of the seafood. Service excellence throughout the night. I highly recommend if... More 

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Thank Cheryl C
baton rouge
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86 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner in this restaurant. The atmosphere was good. Loved the decor. Not noisey but busy. Low key evening. I had the chicken mole with root vegetables. It was delicious. The other diner had a vegan dish which was delicious. Will be back next time in town.

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Thank HILCHA
Europe
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134 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

The ranking on tripadvisor gives this place more credit than it deserves. The food is decent but not exceptional. It has fancy dishes that don't bring new tastes. The guacamole is good but then they try to be a bit too experimental with other Mexican staples that leave you underwhelmed . The layout is ok but lacks a bit of... More 

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Thank Frank M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We stopped in for a late lunch and were pleased with our choice! Cadillac margarita was one of the best I've ever had....great flavors, no "filler". The chips were warm, and salsa and guac both fresh and flavorful. We also enjoyed the street tacos (4 varieties are included)...deep, unique flavors in each. The shrimp quesadilla had a nice poblano flavor.... More 

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Thank erin_mn4
Peachtree City, Georgia
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

The menu is great. The service was fantastic. I really enjoyed my meal and the margaritas are very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 236 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2529
    (Emerson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-833-3151

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?