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as Palomas Restaurant was founded on February 14, 1983 by the late Javier Corona and his wife Amelia.On February 14th, Las Palomas will celebrate its 25th.anniversary.This family-run establishment has been offering quality cuisine from the interior of Mexico.Some critics refer to Las Palomas as a "hidden jewel" and the "best kept secret" of Austin's restaurant scene because of its hidden location in Westlake's West Woods shopping center.Las Palomas has successfully won the recognition of a discerning clientele and year after year has demonstrated so by winning awards and receiving rave reviews from Austin'spremier publications.

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Fax: (512) 327-5926

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Located in the West Woods Shopping Plaza next to the Post Office.  Closed between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm.
Old Tarlton Center, West Lake Hills
English, Spanish

Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar

Las Palomas

Restaurants, Bar & Grills, Latin American Restaurants, Mexican Restaurants, Caterers
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Wi-Fi: Free

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Cuisines: Caterers, Mexican, Latin American, Bar & Grills

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Price Range : Average


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Provided by Citysearch - 
Hated Las Palomas

This was the worst experience that we've ever had, our waitress appeared to be intoxicated, slurring her words with a terrible attitude, she diffinately did not want to be there. She was extreamly condisending and rude, Chris if you hate your job so much, do something else. You gave us the worst sevice ever, same on you!


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Worst Service Ever

My husband and I have eaten at the resturant, spending over $100 ever single time at least one time a month for years. He arrived prior to me and ordered a beer at the bar and paid. When I arrived we were seated and the waiter asked to see the receipt for the $4.00 beer. He stated that people steal and that the is their policy to ensure that he had paid for the beer. He had not even had a drink. We got up and left that very expensive beer. And guess what, they charged my account for the beer. The lost our buisness forever. I also told my manicurist and other people at the beauty salon who are fixtures in Westlake. They have told everyone! Very costly beer!!


Gosh, not sure the person who ...

Gosh, not sure the person who wrote the "canned bean" review is talking about the same place! Las Palomas is a locals' favorite. They make everything from scratch and actually aren't a "Tex-Mex" restaurant--they are more of an interior Mexican cuisine kind of place in a laid back setting. Check their website for the nights there will be live music--it adds to the warm, relaxing ambiance.

My favorite dish is a special chile relleno stuffed with meat, nuts and raisins. We're also big fans of their mole, tres marias enchiladas, puntas ala mexicana or chipotle and caldo tlalpeno (chicken soup). Their Yucatan specialties with pibil sauce are delicious.


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We ordered the fish tacos for lunch and the fish had a very unfamiliar, unappetizing taste. The rice was dry and clumpy. The beans were obviously canned. The salsa was the only somewhat appetizing part of our meal. I am not very particular but this had to be the worst ""mexican"" food ive ever had. It all seemed to have been prepackaged.


Provided by Citysearch - 

I LOVE Las Palomas!! A friend introduced me to this restaurant when I first moved to Austin 2 years ago and it's my favorite place to go. i had never had ceviche until i went there and it's sooo yummy!! I get it everytime I go. The margaritas are awesome too!!


Provided by Citysearch - 
Best fajitas!!!!

This place has something for EVERYONE! The food is fresh and clean and so flavorful, and I've never had a bad experience in my 20+ years of dining here. The tortilla soup and the spicy ""Al Chipolte"" fajitas are the best in town - hands down, and the desserts and margaritas are sooooo good, too!!!!


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Wonderful food and atmosphere

True interior Mexico cuisine, not Tex Mex. Relaxing, great food, great service, good prices. Never had to wait too long for a table. It's our grandkids favorite place when they come to Austin, too. They love the live music.


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Good Food, Great Music, Low Price

Good food and wonderful Mariachi/Gypsy band on weekendsUnique sound. Dazzling Jazz band Wednesday nights. Casual atmosphere, diversely aged crowd, good eavesdropping locale. Come on by for a listen.

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