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Las Palmas Taco Bar

55 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5427
+1 831-429-1220
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (24 reviews)
“burrito” (16 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
55 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5427
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31 - 40 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 7 July 2015

The shredded beef crispy tacos are ahhhhhhmazing! So yummy and only $2.50 each. Loved them. Made 2 trips to this restuarant while we were in town.

Thank javillane
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

I've been to Mexico a lot and just had their Carne Asad tacos and they were delicious. Totally reminded me of a stop on the highway in cancun where I had the best tacos ever. I will be headed there to sample more before I...More

Thank rparsons1000
Reviewed 20 May 2015

There are better places by far. The chips were thick and minimal flavor. The guacamole needs help and the rest of the meal could have been surpassed by most taco places. We must be missing something as there were plenty of local patrons.

Thank zoe1mom
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We ate here on our way to the boardwalk and all I have to say is the food was awful. The beans were bland and the enchilada sauce tasted as if it was out of a can. Besides the convenient location there was really nothing...More

Thank Jo-and-Jay-Jeremy
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Good chile verde, friendly staff. This is a very small place with limited seating inside and a bit more outside. No waitstaff - you order at the counter and they call you but it's good food and served quickly.

Thank 556danaa
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Was traveling back to San Francisco from Monterey via CA-1 and decided to let TA pick lunch. Went to the highest rated Mexican restaurant in Santa Cruz - Las Palmas. Had chips with salsa and guacamole - the chips were okay and the dips lacked...More

Thank dsj5777
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Only go here if you are in the mood for the best authentic Mexican food! Just the right portions also. You will never through any food away! It is so reasonable that even the ones that are not working can afford it! Must be on...More

Thank DBU252RU
Reviewed 27 February 2015

We were staying nearby, and had a hankering for Mexican food. The reviews sounded awesome, so we thought we would walk over and give it a try. The staff was very playful and friendly, but the food was average. We must be spoiled, I guess....More

1  Thank maryf55
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is my third visit and I will always come back whenever I am in Santa Cruz. Parking can be a problem but it is worth the hassle. The best crispy tacos and very friendly people. Nothing fancy at all, order at the counter and...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Not a lot of room to sit but great take-out! The food is yummy and not expensive! It's near Main Beach and the Wharf/Boardwalk.

Thank jennymac39
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5427
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-429-1220
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