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Libby's Restaurant

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8651 Highway 128, Philo, CA 95466
707-895-2646
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Philo, where Libby's is located, is off the beaten track but we are looking for excuses to return to savor amazing Mexican food. Our party of 4 enjoyed a carnitas plate as well as three orders of the daily special of carnitas fajitas. The meat was tender, perfectly cooked, with a good mix of juicy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Berkeley, CA
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Philo, where Libby's is located, is off the beaten track but we are looking for excuses to return to savor amazing Mexican food. Our party of 4 enjoyed a carnitas plate as well as three orders of the daily special of carnitas fajitas. The meat was tender, perfectly cooked, with a good mix of juicy chunks and crispy bits. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is definitely a place to eat at if you are traveling down 128 through the Anderson Valley. The place is packed with locals and the dishes were exceptionally well prepared. While the dishes come with rice and beans, this is no "smashed beans and rice" place.

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Binghamton, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Would definitely recommend Libby's to anyone looking for a good meal at a reasonable price. The place is very casual and friendly, like the town of Boonville itself, with no pretensions whatsoever. But the food and service are both good; you won't be disappointed. The offerings varied, and the food seems fresh and innovative. I had a lovely salad with... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Unpretentious Mexican place along 128 in Philo. We had the burrito special with carnitas which was great! Good place to stop on the way to or from the coast.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stopped at Libby's on our way through Philo and were really glad we did. Awesome Mexican food made fresh. I had the carnitas, which were incredibly good. DH had the shrimp diablo, which he gave 5 stars to -- and lord it was HOT! Our kids had no trouble finding something 'middle of the road' on the menu --... More 

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Sisters, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Sites like Yelp have tons of 5-star reviews for thei Mexican restaurant, the only place in Philo that's open for dinner. Maybe I ordered the wrong thing (taco and enchilada) but I thought it was awful. The taco was soggy and nothing but chopped meat and sauce. The chicken enchilada was ok but the plate was swimming in a deep... More 

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Dublin, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A roadside Mexican restaurant. Nothing fancy - no airs - no pretensions. Just darn good Mexican food, including the best carnitas I've ever had - crispy outside, unctuous inside.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I have been going to Libby's for years and every meal is fantastic. Libby (who is pretty much always there) is an institution in Anderson Valley and the locals know how lucky they are to have her place close by. While the carnitas are crazy-good, everything on the menu is terrific. Definitely worth checking out. If you are staying in... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Libby's is a very nice little restaurant on Hwy 128 in the little town of Philo. Philo is located in the middle of the Anderson Valley...a valley noted for its wonderful Pinot wines. Libby's is a Mexican restaurant. The menu is limited but the offerings of large size burritos and carnitas will fill you up. Most recently the two couples... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Libby's mexican food hits the spot-authentic quality cooking at good price and down home athmoshere. Good beer and wine list too

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Address: 8651 Highway 128, Philo, CA 95466
Phone Number: 707-895-2646
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Philo
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 8651 Highway 128, Philo, CA 95466
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Philo
  • Phone Number: 707-895-2646

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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