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Paloma Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar - CLOSED

5764 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117-2316
+1 805-681-0766
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“pork” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
5764 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117-2316
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great find. The food is fabulous, the staff is friendly and professional, the atmosphere is good too.

Thank Randy M
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

What a find! Service was excellent. Food was good and plentiful. The restaurant was busy on a Saturday night but they handled it well. We were able to get in without a reservation.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the strip mall location,Paloma is spot on. Great enchiladas, burritos and quesadillas. Service is good and prices are reasonable. Would eat here again in a heartbeat

Thank alan k
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The service was absolutely terrible , slow and inattentive . Took forever to place our order and then when we got our order my husbands order was wrong . The women's restroom was broken .

Thank kd1314
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The Chile Ranchero and Chile Poblano Del Mar are both excellent. Another member of our party had the Chile en Nogada, and was also very pleased. The Alambres was good, but not great. Service is good; the fresh chips and salsa are really good. Prices...More

Thank paulbie
Reviewed 25 August 2016

don't let the strip mall location throw you off. This restaurant has the best homemade salsa and food. And by the way their drinks are great. They serve two kinds of salsas, a green one and a red, both great. We had bloodly marys and...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Paloma is the only place I go for Mexican in the area. Yes there are a few good places for quick eats here and there but Paloma consistently rocks both the quick eats burrito/taco style food as well as the amazing sit-down combinations and specialties....More

Thank digitaleye3
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We selected La Paloma because it was in walking distance to our hotel. It turned out to be a very good choice. I had cheese enchiladas and my dining companion had a veggie burrito - each came with rice and beans). In addition, we shared...More

Thank lfiebert
Reviewed 9 June 2016

The chef here is reknown in the area and has devised a menu with quisine from unique areas in Mexico, which include wonderful flavors not usually found in the typical Southern California Mexican restaurant. Whey they do serve great, cheap tacos at happy hour, and...More

Thank AgentMinx
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Great staff and enjoyable tequila pairings. Wish we were not full so we could have tried the food. Food looked great. Chips and salsa we had were excellent. Comfortable outside dining available and the inside was packed on a Friday night. And, great service!!

Thank LongRangeRiders
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5764 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117-2316 (Formerly Rudy's Mexican Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-681-0766
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