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Mateo's Cocina Latina
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Ranked #34 of 99 Restaurants in Healdsburg
Price range: US$14 - US$35
Cuisines: Latin
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Home Style
Cross street: Matheson St
Description: California, French, Latin
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I ordered the butternut bisque with Dungeness crab which was really good. Also had the fish ceviche and that was good as well. Service was good and friendly.

Thank cricoerb
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Reviewed 25 January 2014

A treat...not your average taco, beans and rice...this is cocina latina with a Yucatan flair...exceptional...and if you like it hot, hot, hot...try the habanero green or fruity sauces. I had the huevos rancharos...delightful...and my wife has the pork tamale...excellent. Try it you'll like it.

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Thank George R
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

Just off the town square in Healdsburg, Mateo's may look like a Cal-Mex casual place, but its chef aims much higher.
The New Year's Eve prix fixe dinner was delicious but overpriced. Our rare lamb was perfectly cooked (just as we ordered it), though we had to insist to an anxious server several times that we actually DO prefer rare meat. Preparations were imaginative but short of brilliant. The tasty "caliente" margarita was properly cold and picante, not caliente. The bartender also offered a lovely special pomegranate margarita and probably did me a favor by omitting the salt I had asked for.
Service was friendly and responsive, but pacing was more appropriate for a business lunch than a romantic holiday evening. We'd go back to try the regular menu.

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Thank kmuch
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

Need lunch and someone had recommended this place. It's a very friendly, casual Yucatan-style restaurant.

While the service was good, it was a little slow given there weren't many people in there at 2pm.

They had several beers on tap and a large wine selection.

I recommend the fish tacos. It makes a light lunch but suggest you take the sauce on the side.

Recommend a visit for at least lunch. We didn't really check their dinner menu

Thank rennisk
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Reviewed 24 December 2013

We have eaten at Mateo's restaurant multiple times. I feel that it is vastly under appreciated by many people. Those who are looking for a Mexican restaurant are upset by the less than budget pricing.Those looking for a " gourmet experience "may stay away because they don't associate this with Mexican food.In fact, this restaurant offers a high level of cuisine, using only the best locally sourced food with multiple small plates as well as larger entrees with flavors from the Yucatan region of Mexico. It is NOT a burrito truck! ( not that these don't also fill a need )I feel that the prices are quite reasonable for the level of cuisine offered.

Thank rad12
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