Cafe El Palomar

$$ • Mexican

2222 E Cliff Dr STE 100, Santa Cruz
(831) 477-0371


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Cafe El Palomar

Great views, but the tacos were so soggy and the meat dry. The salsa is only for those who love it very spicy. The house margs were $6.50, not the best I’ve had. Was bummed to find out their website is not updated for their happy hour. There was not happy hour on Friday night before 6pm. Definitely won’t be going back for food.

I was very displeased from the food to the unnecessary wait or paying $2 extra for burnt steak bits? The best way I put some of my displeasure is as if you looked forward to going to abuelita's house for Christmas and can't wait to eat all of her delicious Mexican food, but when you get there she's had a stroke so her cooking takes forever and what you get is bland, saltless, pepperless, flavorless, and worst of all store-bought chips. I'm not even sure I can call that full review
Uncomfortable. The bartender and the cashier working tonight (Thursday, May 6th 2021) were exceedingly unfriendly. They attended to us in a way that made us feel unwelcome, hurried and unappreciated. They were even unkind to several people right in front of us... Yikes! Like everyone else, we like to be served by nice people who make at least a small effort to be kind to strangers -- we did not see kindness at El Palomar, and my friends and I are very polite folks. So, if you' full review

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Monday 8AM - 9PM
Tuesday 8AM - 9PM
Wednesday 8AM - 9PM
Thursday 8AM - 9PM
Friday 8AM - 9PM
Saturday 8AM - 9PM
Sunday 8AM - 9PM

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