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“Delicious Modern Mexican Restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Reposado Restaurant

Reposado Restaurant
236 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2529
650-833-3151
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Ranked #9 of 314 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Mexican, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Emerson Street
Palo Alto, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Delicious Modern Mexican Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Reposado is more of a fine dining / modern Mexican restaurant than what one would expect from traditional Mexican fare. I've been here several times -- the food is wonderful. I'm a big fan of the salmon yucatan, but have also enjoyed their specials. Great chips / salsa too! You can't go wrong eating here.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Palo Alto, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Great high end Mexican food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Reposado has really good Mexican food, with an interesting menu that is more than the usual beans and enchiladas. Although you can get those too and they are good! The chips and guacamole are wonderful. Service is good and the restaurant has a big, open, airy feel.

Visited February 2012
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Great Falls, Virginia
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201 reviews 201 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 65 cities Reviews in 65 cities
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
“Excellent Mexican in Palo Alto”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

I've eaten here a few times now and it has been consistently great. Authentic mexican cuisine in a lively setting with tasty margaritas -- doesn't get much better. One of my favorable dishes is the Housemade blue corn crepes filled with fresh crab, shrimp & red snapper, poblano cream sauce, jasmine rice with roasted corn. Try this, you will not be disappointed. I've also tried the short ribs and found them to be exceptional. This is a wonderful find in Palo Alto, just go here and know you will be getting authentic and tasty Mexican food.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Antonio, Texas
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55 restaurant reviews
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
“Solidly good but not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Margaritas were okay but not great (and I'm from San Antonio, so I know). Appetizers were excellent but main courses lacked that extra spark. Service quite good. Loud. Definitely popular.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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SF Bay Area
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“many good things”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Excellent margarita, wonderful salmon (the special of the day), but disappointing ceviche. Service was excellent, we found the atmosphere a bit cold, but the restaurant was not full.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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