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115 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918 (Grays Ln.)
+1 408-402-3811
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a yearly friends dinner of about 16 people, they chose Palacio this year. We had the best meal. We got seated upstairs, everything was organized the 2 waitstaff gentleman that took care of us for the entire evening were efficient, polite and friendly. We started off with chips, salsa and great guacamole. We were seated and the 3... More 

Thank lieb
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My husband and I went here on a nice sunny Sunday, so we sat outside and enjoyed the atmosphere. The food was delicious and the staff was friendly and professional. We really enjoyed the jazz music playing to accompany this romantic brunch. We highly recommend this place for brunch and we will certainly return!

Thank Allyne M
San Jose, California
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I really want to like this restaurant. I've been here twice, once with a party of four and the second time with a party of 10. Each time, the food took forever getting to our table. The second experience was for my daughter's 16th birthday. I hesitated but this is where she really wanted to go. Our reservation was at... More 

1 Thank DNSarg
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196 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We popped in on a hot September day for lunch. We went inside to request a table, and were ignored for 5 minutes before being approached and then seated outside on a table that sloped badly due to the angle is was at. Although the maitre D wasn't good due to the wait and the poor table, the server was... More 

Thank Windymillers
Sunnyvale, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went to Palacio Saturday with a friend. Very cute place. Great outdoor seating, in the garden or the patio. We sat in the garden. Great service and very friend staff. We started with the Guacamole, Tostadas & House Salsa (roasted garlic, pico de gallo, serrano chiles, queso fresco) $11 and worth it. Might be the best guacamole and salsa I’ve... More 

Thank Terri F
Los Gatos, California
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I wish the time waiting for the food would be a harbinger of great things to come. The food is not bad, but it doesn't justify the wait time. I don't know, why the service is so slow here. Maybe there is a lot of turnover of personnel? I don't want to go there anymore because of this. So, we... More 

1 Thank svenska2014
Los Gatos, California
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122 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We'd been wanting to try this restaurant for a long time, but hadn't gotten around to it. Four of us had dinner there and ordered a wide variety of dishes. Overall, we felt the quality was if-fy. Some things good; some things not so good. I had wild mushroom risotto with scallops, and the whole dish was barely warm. The... More 

Thank ClaireWilson36
Los gatos
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The best people were fired , and best bartender was forced out by the "boss". Food is mediocre, prices are way to high ! This place will not last long! Guacamole is missing something , chips are fatty and awful!

1 Thank Michael6132
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We love enjoying happy hour and or dinner on the patio. This restaurant started as upscale Mexican and has evolved to an eclectic, gourmet menu sure to please everyone! You can still enjoy chips,salsas & delicious Sangria! Nice wine list & full bar too. I love the paella & fish. Our Friends enjoyed the steak & lobster prix fix menu!

Thank Lauren H
Coventry, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and location. Food was amazing and just right for lunch. Staff extremely friendly. Kid and dog friendly.

Thank TheAskews5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
    (Grays Ln.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-402-3811

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