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Pedro's Restaurant & Cantina

3935 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara, CA 95054-1203
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Ranked #47 of 361 restaurants in Santa Clara
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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56% Recommend
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Clovis, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Beautiful decor and ambiance... There is a general feeling of being welcome once you walk in. Our server, Jesus, was very gracious, polite, and efficient. A generous serving of chips and salsa starts off the meal. My friends highly recommended the chili verde, so I went ahead and ordered it. Yes, the sauce was very good, but that's about it.... More

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Cortlandt Manor
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264 reviews 264 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Pedro’s of Santa Clara minutes off 101 is a large and popular Tex-Mex. Friendly service. Although the parking lot was nearly full, tables were available for immediate seating. You could lose a few kids in there. Outdoor dining also popular. Our group of 9 enjoyed Pedro’s. We started with Pedro's combination platter of chili chimichangas, taquitos, veggie and chicken sopes,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

20 of us from work has a company dinner her. The place looked great from the outside, plenty of parking too. We had a set menu with choices - for starters I had a simple salad - and we had fresh corn chips with a spicy tomato salsa too. It was hard to stop eating those freshly made chips. I... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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156 reviews 156 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This place is rather ok for after work or getting together with your friends for a drink and a quick bite. This place is definitely nothing fancy but I don't think the claim to be that either. They serve great Margarita and I do like their outdoor seating as they have made it really cosy here. Great parking possibilities.

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Eugene, OR
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I was eating by myself and was seated promptly at about 6:30 p.m. The menu had a nice selection. I have pretty traditional tastes in Mexican food and had a three-item combo, with a beef taco, chile relleno and cheese enchilada. It was all good on a nice hot plate, though the relleno could have been heated just a bit... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

While on business travel to Santa Clara, a few of my colleagues and insert looking for a happy hour and dinner after work and found this really beautiful Mexican restaurant down the street so we popped in for a cerveza or two. The restaurant is decorated in a old world villa format, very pleasant and inviting atmosphere. The service was... More

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Chantilly, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

The service was great however the food was only average. I ordered fish but the sauce really overwhelmed the fish and the green beans were rather over cooked. The staff were nice and polite. The choice was good with some vegetarian items. The salsa and guacamole was excellent. I paid $21.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Mediocre Mexican in an elaborate villa setting with prices to match. Service was so-so, polite but refills slow to come (not good when ordering spicy stuff). Portions are generous.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Had lunch with a colleague here. I found the whole experience to be better than most restaurants...from the hostess to the waiterS. It seems the iced-tea and lemonade were bottomless as were the salsa and chips. I had a steak burrito and my colleague had a salad. I loved mine and my colleague said his was very good too. I... More

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Los Gatos, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Great margaritas, lots of parking, good sports bar in the bar area. Wide assortment of excellent Mexican food.

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