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Review of Joya

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Ranked #14 of 361 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 October 3, 2012 via mobile

Great food and service. The short rib tacos were delicious as were all the tapas. The atmosphere was great and very popular in the area

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Thank sammatthews6
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

Good service, a bit pricey but worth it for the varied menu, solid service and great food and drinks. Great special occasion place for lunch or dinner.

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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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Thank HerestoLife
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