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La Esquina

551 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-4336
+1 408-354-4545
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
1 Apr 2017
“La Esquina: Small, local Mexican food”
7 Dec 2016
“Excellent food and good service”
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$$ - $$$
551 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-4336
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Nice owners, always with a smile. It is close to home and is becoming a go-to for me. The food has really improved over the past year and I'm going there more frequently as a result. Outdoor seating is nice, although the...More

Thank dwillheim
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I love this little authentic family-friendly Mexican restaurant. The hostess-owner (I think) is charming. This is casual dining that even has games for the kids. My only complaint is the restaurant hours/days which I still haven't been able to figure out.

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The food here is authentic, delicious, and abundant. Service is personal, warm, and friendly. Very family-friendly and yet not noisy. I've been back several times since my first visit and always with a good experience. Note they aren't open on Sundays.

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My friend and I were struck in traffic and I saw this little Mexican place that I've never tried before, so we decided to stop and give it a try. We both had a chicken burrito and thought it was very tasty. The waitress was...More

Thank davidsantacruz
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Weary from my long travels, I was delighted to see this place. I was also pleased to see menudo on the menu and for roughly $7 a bowl. I ordered this and a glass of horchata. When the bowl arrived it was neither small nor...More

Thank D S
Reviewed 26 July 2015

This place was dirty and the food was pretty disgusting. The waitress was very nice, but we sat there with all the other tables empty but covered with dirty dishes and watched them microwave some old food. I am just super grateful we didn't all...More

Thank mbtravel11
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

Ok so single guy with GF in town and walked by this place And was hungry for lunch .... The place looks very nice and clean and the service is good Again ...that's were it ends . I ordered steak tacos and the meat was...More

1  Thank Ammo68
Reviewed 25 October 2014

This small restaurant on North Santa Cruz is removed from the busy downtown hub and has relatively easy parking on the street. The food and service was very good. The restaurant is friendly and informal, with children and adults mixing easily. The serving of Hueves...More

Thank donwolf20
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Good food with a nice neighborhood atmosphere. It is nice to support a family owned business serving authentic Mexican food. We will keep coming back.

Thank globetrotterLG
Reviewed 16 May 2013

And great margaritas while we are on the subject. Charming, friendly, nice place with a reliable menu and attentive service. Thank you!

Thank azs123
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 551 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-4336
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-4545
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