El Palomar

1336 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
El Palomar - Homestead Business Directory

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Restaurants, Caterers, Foods-carry Out

Top Sentiments among El Palomar Reviewers

Awesome Chips and salsa Happy hour margaritas Like taco bar rocks Expensive asada taco Awesome lunch menu Tasty flavor combinations Great lunches Authentic ingredients Best house margarita Like quesadillas

Customer Reviews (13 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 06, 2009
I have been to both the restraunt and the taco bar. Depending on your desire to have a sit down dinner or a cheaper quicker meal, you have both options right next to each other. I like the taco bar, it's quick, easy, lots of... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Dec 03, 2008
This is a really good place to go for family gatherings or for friends coming into town :D I promise the place is more on the upscale side so you wont be dissapointed. Remember! You get what you pay for so eat here! :D... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Oct 12, 2007
We took the whole family to El Palomar. The verdict? Gorgeous building, expensive, but enjoyable. I would like to go back here when they have Mariachis (though it would be very loud in this setting!) We had tacos and... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 11, 2007
This used to be a reliable place for good, inexpensive food. The last time I went there, though, the food was disgusting (I had the same experience with the chile verde as another reviewer -- it was all fat and gristle),... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 01, 2007
This was--by far--the best Mexican food my husband and I have ever eaten anywhere, including Mexico, and every major city in America. The green sauce is TO DIE FOR, and the Flan is better than you will ever eat again.... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 11, 2006
This place is great! The ceviche was the best I have ever had. Margaritas are good, too. Very enjoyable! (more)


on Citysearch Jul 25, 2006
3 words -- store bought chips. That says it all. Any Mexican restaurant that serve Tostitos knock-offs already has 2 strikes against it. Food was unexceptional, marguerites were okay, and wait staff was... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 03, 2006
<b>In Short</b><br>Restaurant and bar packs in weekend crowds for specialty margaritas and homemade Michoacan recipes passed down from the Espinoza family. Start off with standard appetizers like nachos and... (more)


on Citysearch May 18, 2005
The first time I went to El Palomar, it was a nice dining experience. Food and service were good, but both have gone downhill....in a serious way. The last couple of times I went, grissly(sp?) beef in the sopas and... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 20, 2005
I highly recommend the margarit's. I prefer the Guava Margarita w/ Hornitos. The Taco Bar is one of my favorite places to eat. (more)
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