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“Always Consistant!”
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Ranked #12 of 365 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $83
Cuisines: South American, Spanish
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Florence Street
Transit: Palo Alto Caltrain stop is just a few blocks away.
Description: From tapas to entradas, Joya Restaurant and Lounge provides a modern interpretation of the rich culinary lineage of Spain and Latin America. Joya is proud to have teamed with Shopworks (designers of W-Hotels in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and San Diego) to create a natural-hued, contemporary restaurant and lounge that imparts guests with a feeling of comfortable exclusivity. So if you are looking to enjoy a refined Latin-influenced dining experience, new age cocktails and festive live music, we invite you to join us at Joya Restaurant & Lounge.
Reviewed July 16, 2012

We're out of towners but I've eaten here on business and now have taken the wife here during a vacation in the bay area.

Cocktails are preparred the way you might fix them at home. The clientele appears to be locals who really enjoy themselves - why not, service is fast, friendly, and intelligent. You'd think the faculty from the University had adopted the place - that's a compliment.

Instead of entree's, we opted for a medley of appetizers - we like the variety of flavors and were not disappointed at all.

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1  Thank Don B
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

Excellent business dinner – the atmosphere is great for a good discussion, while the food & wine selection are also very good. The tapas selection starter is a good shared dish, while the mains are very nice quality. Very much recommended.

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1  Thank LassiK
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

I enjoyed the comfortable atmosphere of the lounge area here, but I was otherwise unimpressed. The food, compared to similar places, was okay but didn't particularly stand out. The cocktails were decent. The service was decent. Taken as a whole, I would recommend it for tapas and drinks in the lounge area, but not for a full dinner experience.

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Reviewed June 21, 2012

Right in the middle of downtown Palo Alto (not in East Palo Alto). Great menu, excellent service. Tasty Capirinhas!

1  Thank smatter
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

Great food & cocktails, creative menu and ingredients. Good location.

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1  Thank Tom S
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