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“Friendly service and really good food”

La Bodeguita del Medio
Ranked #17 of 376 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban
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Good for: Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Attentive and friendly service accompanied by very tasty food... The sangria was refreshingly fruit-infused without being too sweet. We ordered the special of the day, a nicely seasoned chicken dish with black beans and corn, and a delicious vegetable curry. We enjoyed it all.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Never had cuban before so was not sure what to expect here. The restaurant came highly recommended and did not fail to meet my expectations. Nice cocktails and great food.

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Thank ShaneOC
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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Great Cuban food. Exploring the entire menu will take a few visits. The highlights for us were many. Appetizers: pan roasted muscles, plantains & grilled shrimp bruschetta. Entres: Arroz Con Pollo and Tierra Y Mar. Try a mojito. Love the Cuban decore on the walls. Well worth a visit. Beware: there is a 2 hour limit on the tables on weekends (if your reservation is at 6, you need to be done by 8).

Thank Roger Q
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

I really like this place. The food is fantastic, the drinks are yummy and the service warm. I've been here twice for special occasions. Will go back when the occasion arrises.

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Thank smeissne
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

What a delightful dinner, we enjoyed every dish! The yucca fries were cooked perfectly. Plantain chips were crispy. Chicken croquettes had a buttery note that added a layer of flavor. Pork empanada had some heat and the sauce complimented it well. The stewed chicken with plantains was very tasty. We can't wait to come back so we can try the other dishes on the menu.

Thank JeepneyGirl
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