We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Real Colima Restaurant - CLOSED

1101 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-3407
+1 831-728-2971
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“birria” (2 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
1101 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-3407
All Details
Reviews (7)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mexican restaurant that has authentic shrimp empabadas.So delicious to eat them without the hassle of making them. Definitely a place to visit for authentic food. Sometimes it does take a while to get your food- depends on cook. Be patient and trust it will be...More

Thank Annie R
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Whenever we are passing through Watsonville, we make it a point to stop and have lunch or brunch at Real Colima Mexican restaurant. They have delicious birria on the weekends, too.

Thank bellabookworm8x8
Reviewed 31 January 2017

On your way through Gilroy going to Santa Cruz, California??? This little hole in the wall has the best food in this small town, if you are driving through it and want a VERY authentic Mexican meal, which all the locals go to then this...More

Thank Gracie V
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Great great food. I had the combo - enchilada, taco & sopa. My friend had the bacon wrapped shrimp and his was sooooo good he wouldn't share even one. Excellent excellent lunch!!!!

Thank Brinbri
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Sure tasted like real Mexican food to us but hey we're gringos! My combination was huge with a chicken taco, burrito, chile verde, rice, beans and some salad for $10! Let;s just say no more Taco Bell!!!!! The Grande Burrito the lady had was $6.00!...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We've eaten at this place several times. The food is so so, but the service is not good. Why keep going back? Well because we keep hoping they'll hire friendlier waitresses. It hasn't happened yet. The restaurant itself is outdated. The parking is ok, but...More

Thank Tvargas78
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Authentic Mexican food from old family recipes at very reasonable prices. It feels more like a home than a restaurant. The decor and atmosphere are spot on. They don't get a lot of tourists, mostly locals. I've been the only gringo in here numerous times...More

1  Thank Norvil
Nearby Restaurants
Miyuki Restaurant
50 reviews
.96 km away
Cafe Ella
19 reviews
.57 km away
Cassidy's Pizza
17 reviews
1.56 km away
Carnitas Trejo
10 reviews
1.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gizdich Ranch
95 reviews
3.75 km away
Alfaro Family Vineyards
9 reviews
9.86 km away
Sunset State Beach
67 reviews
8.85 km away
Windy Oaks Estate
6 reviews
10.46 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-3407
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 831-728-2971
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing