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.

Cilantros

1934 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3066
+1 831-761-2161
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (7 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1934 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3066
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (106)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Well I was seated right away. The menu is about 3 pages long. Not much available for a vegetarian. Probably nothing for a vegan. Nice people work here. I ordered my food and it came out within 5 minutes. I believe that they just wanted...More

Thank Gary I
Reviewed 17 March 2018

It is mundane Mexican restaurant. Food, salsa lacks spices. Drinks are watered down. Even spicy salsa does not have any heat.

Thank hvdesai
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Took the family out to eat we ended up bringing take-home boxes with us back to the Hotel. Due to the large portions these people are not greedy. LOL. The food was great the service was really good and the atmosphere was nice very busy...More

Thank krysheila99
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The food is very good, especially any entrees with skirt steak. The service was top notch and the "busser" was very attentive.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Always good, fresh mexican food! They have awesome chips and salsa!! Atmosphere is good. There is a nice big bar area and outdoor patio seating.

Thank handfulof5
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Great place for lunch or dinner. Cadillac Margarita top notch! Good choice of tequilas. Love their sopes and not many restaurants serve those. Chili verde yummy, Lunch combos very affordable. Good service, too.

Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Food was DELICIOUS, drinks were Yummy!!! Servers were very nice and attentive!!! Had live music and fun environment.

Thank Cassie A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

atmosfere very good and safe,very good food, employees very good atention,nice location and good music

Thank Johnny S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Must try restaurant everything on the menu is outstanding. Rich favors makes your mouth water, the serve is excellent good music on Friday. Great hangout to relax and enjoy an excellent meal.

Thank P2687EHlaurad
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a tasty dinner (and near-perfect margaritas) at this colorful and simpatico restaurant. From crispy warm chips (totopos) dipped into a zingy fresh salsa to the skirt steak strips and pork carnitas and the flan, everything clicked. Service was charming. If we lived here...More

Thank kaibab1
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Watsonville
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville
174 reviews
.12 km away
Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area
96 reviews
.57 km away
Economy Inn
16 reviews
1.15 km away
FairBridge Inn Express
13 reviews
1.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Imura Japanese Restaurant
67 reviews
.18 km away
Sushi Garden
20 reviews
.61 km away
Top Donuts
12 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gizdich Ranch
102 reviews
6.89 km away
Sunset State Beach
72 reviews
5.34 km away
Manresa State Beach
63 reviews
7.22 km away
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
28 reviews
5.43 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
gmangramma26
4 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from GARY F | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I have called in an order for pick up. Call them at: 831.761.2161 An enjoyable meal every time.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1934 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3066
    (Green Valley Road)
  • Public Transportation: A city bus stop is available in front of the restaurant on Main Street.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 831-761-2161
  • E-mail
Description
In the tradition of El Palomar Santa Cruz, Cilantros has set a standard in Mexican cuisine by combining authentic homemade recipes from the sunny state of Michoacan in Southern Mexico, with the unique abundance of locally grown produce and fresh caught seafood available in the Monterey Bay.
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
;