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Coconuts Caribbean Restaurant & Bar

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642 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2545 (Hamilton)
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Los Altos, California, United States
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443 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The jerk chicken was fabulous (although I with they had a lunch menu with smaller portions) and came out quickly. The waiter never came by for water fill-up or to check on us and was difficult to get and pay the bill. Need to work on service here. Great indoor/outdoor seating. This restaurant could be great, but just good until... More 

Thank Rhett L
Champaign, Illinois, United States
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son took us here for our anniversary dinner. I had the Citrus Brine Pork and it was delicious. Sweet and yummy. i would return and have the pork again.

Thank Cindy D
United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised at the excellent Caribbean cuisine. Decent casual dinning place lots of indoor and outdoor seating. The Food was great, love the Jerk seasoning.

Thank JFurtado0
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Casual and colorful, this college-town restaurant is perfect for a group of friends or a quick, tasty, and inexpensive dinner. The interior is simple, and the menu is very straightforward too. Service is friendly and the cocktail pitchers were excellent. The jerk chicken hits the spot.

Thank DKDC20009
El Dorado Hills, California
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206 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Went there with the family for father's day. Ordered their sea bass special which was good. Other ordered the barbeque port which was tough and not tasty. The jerk chicken was OK and the ox tail was OK. The desert menu was limited.

Thank Manuel d
SF East Bay
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Heavenly with rice and plantains. I can only aspire to make it this well. Finish up with rum cake and coconut ice cream. This is a large, cheerful place with a menu big enough to offer variety and small enough for them to handle well. Me, I can't get past the goat :-)

Thank EastBayLenore
Agana, Mariana Islands
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I would not eat here again. There are so many better restaurants in the area. I had the curried goat which was a large serving of meat and rice. It was too salty to eat and if you are put off by fat it is not the dish for you. Two others at our table ordered the Citrus Brine Pork... More 

1 Thank tamacita
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We visited last night for dinner. The food really was great & the place was busy with a great buzz but the service was dreadful. We were a party of 7. We ordered drinks & food. Most of the food arrived before the drinks which were brought out in ones and twos. We had to keep reminding the waiter that... More 

Thank Spancox
Reno Nevada
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144 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

What a pleasant experience! Saturday night, reservations all around Palo Alto hard to find and we ended up at Coconuts. It was noisy and loud with a friendly vibe but there were no tables inside so we sat outside. Each table had its own heater so we were very comfortable. The prices are very low for this area and the... More 

Thank tourgoddess
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248 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Coconuts Caribbean did not disappoint. We had heard about the food and wanted to try it. We didn't need a reservation even though the place was quite full. No sooner had we sat and the waiter was sharing the drinks menu. We ordered two cocktails: the Painkiller (combo of mango and something) and the Smooth & Dark (combo of ginger... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2545
  • Public Transportation: Coconuts Caribbean is located Three blocks south east of the Cal Trains University Avenue Train Stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-329-9533

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