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Libby's Restaurant

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8651 Highway 128, Philo, CA 95466
707-895-2646
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Came here on the recommendation of some locals. Nothing fancy. Just a blue collar place serving good authentic food. The Carnitas are awesome. So are the enchiladas with mole sauce. Their fresh salsa and chips are great too. Great find and would highly recommend.

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Thank SometimesFlyer
Garden Valley, California
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179 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Not that the food was bad, but very mediocre. Food was very mild, would have loved some heat somewhere. Even the Pico de Gallo was very bland. Nice cold Beer. Won't be back

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Thank Vickinbobyo
Camptonville, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We like Mexican, we do, but this was inedible! It may be that we just don't do super spicy that well. There were diners there that obviously were return customers. It also was pricey, especially considering we couldn't eat it!

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Thank ckinne11
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We stopped in here for a quick lunch in between wine tastings and were very glad we did. The carne asada tacos and the carnitas were delicious, and the fresh salsa was tasty. Rumor has it that the owners of Libby's are retiring after this season, so I'm glad we were able to stop in before this little gem is... More 

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Thank travel_monkey426
Providence, Rhode Island
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This is Mexican, not tourist Mexican. So it's tasty, well prepared, and enjoyable and the price is very reasonable. It's a locals restaurant, and its quality and character is why it has survived through many slow tourist off-seasons.

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Thank RavensFriend
St. Louis, MO
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240 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant per the recommendations of our driver. Great food - definitely a casual restaurant and was perfect for lunch. Large portions perfect for sharing. Vegetarian burrito was awesome for a Friday during lent. Hubby said the carnitas were excellent! Would certainly return.

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Thank Januarybride01
Burbank, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I was told this restaurant was very good, so although I wanted something a little more upscale, I thought I'd try it. First disappointment - a $9 corkage fee for a cafe where you have to walk to the register to pay (a la Denny's), is over priced. Second disappointment - I had the carnitas al pastor, and they were... More 

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Thank SafetyMadam
Bristol, Connecticut
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

If you are here on the weekend come early or make a reservation. Libby's is one of very few restaurants in Philo. Family owned and operated service is casual, and the burritos huge, perfectly spiced and just enough to eat. The house made tortilla chips are addictive. Great for eat in or take out.

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Thank Jody18
Orange County, CA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

No matter if you have a tostada or the carnitas or a daily fresh fish special, you cannot go wrong with this family owned restaurant. Delicious in every sense. Local brews and wines served at reasonable prices.

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Thank Eileen36
South Texas
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Great Mexican food. We ate at Libby's our first night in Anderson Valley and enjoyed it very much. Fresh salsa and chips and the guacamole was very good. Food was a bit different than Tex-Mex, but very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8651 Highway 128, Philo, CA 95466
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Philo
  • Phone Number: 707-895-2646

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