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La Paloma Mexican Restaurant

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2280 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050
408-247-0990
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice place , good food !!

Turned out to be nice place with good food . Monday's are kids free meal for under 11. Which for me is great . Prices are reasonable . We had buffalo wings , grilled chicken sizzles and super burrito bowl . Liked all the dishes . Will surely go back .

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Sruj
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San Jose, California
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California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We were at the local hospital and wanted some Mexican food. We ordered Enchiladas to go. The turn around was quick.. Food was delicious.

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San Jose, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Turned out to be nice place with good food . Monday's are kids free meal for under 11. Which for me is great . Prices are reasonable . We had buffalo wings , grilled chicken sizzles and super burrito bowl . Liked all the dishes . Will surely go back .

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Des Moines, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Very friendly and busy restaurant. The food was good but nothing special. Dri ks were good, and the waiter sold me on a vranberry msrgar

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San Jose
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It was busy so service was slow and food was ok. Hard to find parking luckily we have handicap placard.

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San Jose, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Hi Rudy or Cindy Parker my name is Martin Gonzalez Lemus My wife and my daughter dinned at your restaurant on 02/22/2015 around 5:30 pm They both ordered The Fajitas trio platter but the rice was dead cold the steak over cooked and the shrimp was just boiled on water without any flavor at all My wife kept the left... More 

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Saratoga, California
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I've been going to La Paloma for more years than I want to say. The staff is always very friendly, the service is amazingly fast, and the food is always great. I have probably eaten here over 100 times and have never been disappointed.

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Campbell, California
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I have passed LaPaloma for years without trying it. I am glad I finally did.The food was really old school good. I started by ordering a cup of Mexican Meatball Soup. It was so good with a big tender meatball and a fragrant vegetable broth. For my entree I selected the Enchiladas Trio. It consisted of three enchiladas one cheese... More 

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Menlo Park, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We wanted a Mexican restaurant near San Jose (CA) Airport and downtown San Jose, CA, with both veggie and gluten-free dining options. La Paloma's menu has plenty of both. While perhaps not "authentic" Mexican, the food was really tasty and mild enough for one anti-spicy person in our group; the others could add hot sauce at will. Service was prompt... More 

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France
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

The ambiance, service, food and price were all average, there is really nothing to recommend this restaurant but then again it wasn't so bad that I wouldńt eat here again if. i had no other choice.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were regulars here for about 8 years and love it. The owners, Rudy and Cindy Parker are great people. When we do go back we always stop in to eat and renew old friendships. The food and service are always first rate. If you don't stop in then you will never know what you are missing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2280 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: 408-247-0990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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