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About Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar

Westlake's “hidden jewel”, Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar serves authentic and distinctive Interior Mexican cuisine in a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere. Sourcing the freshest and highest quality regional ingredients available, Las Palomas uses treasured family recipes for their signature mole sauce, seafood and produce, as well as a full range of delicious dishes, premium margaritas, wines and beers.

Founded by retired diplomat Javier Corona and his wife, Amelia, in 1983, Las Palomas is now led by their daughter, MariCarmen Corona Dale, whose high standards and attention to detail ensures patrons are served only the best. Featuring artfully decorated dining rooms, a peaceful patio, full bar, flexible special event spaces and regular live music and happy hours, Las Palomas continues to be the Austin area’s favorite source for quality Interior Mexican cuisine. For more information, please visit www.laspalomasrestaurant.com.

3201 Bee Caves Road #122
Austin, TX 78746
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mexican, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Sat: 11AM - 10PM
Sun - Mon: Closed

Lunch: 11AM – 2PM, Tues-Sat
Dinner: 5PM – 9:30PM, Tues-Thurs
Dinner: 5PM - 10:00PM, Fri-Sat
Happy Hours: 5PM-6:30PM Tues-Fr

Cross Street:
Walsh Tarlton

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(512) 327-9889

Website:
http://www.laspalomasrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Live Jazz music from the band S7Ven Jazz on Thursday and Saturday evenings. 6:00-9:00 on Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 on Saturdays.

Catering:
Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar offers full service catering from 30 to 150 people. Our goal is to provide you and your guests with excellent food, beverages, and service, in a relaxed and affordable setting.

Depending on the size of your party, we’ll create a menu from a selection of appetizers and entrees that you choose. We will do our best to accommodate guests with special dietary needs, or for events that require different hours than our standard hours. You can visit our website for more information.

Parking Details:
Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar is located in the South West corner of the West-Wood Shopping Center with ample parking. Look for the lovely patio with large Live Oak trees.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Live Jazz music!

Join us Thursday and Saturday evenings for live jazz by S7Ven Jazz, and a full menu of traditional, authentic Interior Mexican cuisine. On Thursdays receive 20% off any bottle while enjoying the music.

Quantities are limited, and early reservations are encouraged. Please call or reserve your table through Open Table, on our website, or your smart phone. We look forward to seeing you!

Private Dining

Las Palomas offers private and a semi-private rooms for special occasions, group meetings, and other gatherings of 10 to 40 people. We love to host events in our restaurant, where we can assure that everything from the food to the lighting and silverware is perfect.

Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (8)
Casual (8)
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Good for a Date (6)
Cozy (5)
Worth the Drive (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Live Music (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Fun (3)
Business Meals (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Local Ingredients (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Spicy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

Really good interior Mexican food! Wish there was one up North, but it's worth the drive!!

Tags: Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Recommended to me by a foodie colleague years ago, never disappointed with your delicious authentic Mexican cuisine. Really enjoyed the Ginger Kiss cocktail too

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Cozy, Tasting Menu
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Loved the band - thought it would be too noisy but the music was great and at a level we could enjoy band and our conversation. All the food is always outstanding! Love your anything with Limon and capers! Waitress was very accommodating when I asked to move out table thinking the band would be noisy...wrong!

Tags: Live Music, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Cozy, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent . On Saturdays there is an excellent Band , great music

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly, Cozy
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Every time we are in Austin we try to go to Las Palomas

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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 (Austin)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Normally one of my husband and I love to come here. We have celebrated many special occasions here. And while the food was good, the service was horrible and they weren't even that crowded. My salmon salad was prepared wrong and they didn't bring my meal until all the other people in our party were finished. They didn't even comp the meal. Hopefully the service will get better.

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Great little Mexican restaurant. The mejor margarita was spicy and delicious. Great mole sauce. Great value for a casual evening.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We really enjoyed Las Palomas! Not only was the food delicious, the "Skinny Margarita " was great! The best part for me was the Jazz quartet that played at a perfect loudness level! We enjoyed it so much we ordered dessert so we could stay longer!

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Great Molè

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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Great restaurant and really enjoyed the fish tacos and sangria! The jazz band was wonderful entertainment for a great date night out with my husband. Very friendly staff also!

Tags: Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Very nice place! Very friendly staff, food is great, place is very nice. I would definitely recommend this place and I will definitely go back. They have nice patio too.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Austin)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Wonderful restaurant, service was impeccable

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·Dined on August 3, 2017

Everything was fine--excellent food, service and ambience-Las Palomas has been a favorite place for 20 years.

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 (Austin)·Dined on July 21, 2017

The greatest problem was that our table was very small for the food/plates that 4 people ordered.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Food was excellent as usual and the service was great. We also enjoyed the music in the bar which did not overwhelm conversation but provided great atmosphere.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Spicy, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Austin)·Dined on June 30, 2017

We were looking for a different Tex-Mex location than normal and tried this place. It was merely alright. It wasn't innovative or different than what it seems like every other similar restaurant would have (including drinks). Service was ok, but we got stuck at a small table between two doors so it wasn't a great location to try and have a conversation with someone.

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 (Austin)·Dined on June 10, 2017

The music on Thursday night was great. Quite enough to have a conversation but very enjoyable. Food and service were good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (Austin)·Dined on June 1, 2017

This was really awesome. The food was great the drinks were great the jazz band was great the service was great the atmosphere was great. What a find!! The noise level I put on high because there's a jazz band sometimes. But I mean you can still talk it's not too loud. And that's just in the main dining room the other parts of it it's quiet enough like it's not a big deal.

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 (Austin)·Dined on May 27, 2017

I love this restaurant. I have lived in Westlake since 1992. Having grown up in Laredo Texas and married to a girl whose mother was from Mexico City this restaurant truly has a different and truer version of Mexican food. Their mole sauce spectacular, Chile Riano's are incredibly tasty, Samon beat salad is always a great lunch. Enjoy and do yourself a favor and check Las Palmas out

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Tables too close together. Could not hear music over noise level. Chairs need cushions. Service execellent and food good.

Tags: Casual
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 (Austin)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We were there for monthers day and it was great. We sat outside in a beautiful patio! We had guacamole, which one fresh and delicious. I had red snapper in lemon, butter sauce and my husband enjoyed shredded pork dish. Everything was delicious. We finished off with mango mouse. Very good experience

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Live Music, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Austin)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Amazing food! Friendly people! We've found that's a combination that is really hard to beat!

Tags: Live Music, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Happy Hour, Casual, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Austin)·Dined on May 11, 2017

Very good Mexican food and love the Jazz band on Thursday night.

Tags: Casual, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (Austin)·Dined on May 5, 2017

I felt bad for coming in right before closing but they didn't rush me and my friend because of that. They were very pleasant and it helped us enjoy our food!

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 (Austin)·Dined on April 28, 2017

We love to go to Las Palomas whenever we get the chance. The service is always exceptional, friendly and accommodating. The food is consistently delicious! We have celebrated there for birthdays, friend gatherings, a wedding rehearsal dinner and anniversaries through the years.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch
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 (Austin)·Dined on April 25, 2017

An above average Tex Mex restaurant. not my favorite kind of food, but works well for a group of 6 since they take reservations.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Authentic Mexican food, right quantities and good price plus excellent service. The cocktails were awesome as well.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Dallas)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Found it on open table app and will definitely return - delicious margaritas and food - not the usual Tex-mex

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 (Austin)·Dined on March 22, 2017

Excellent blend of interior Mexico and Tex-Mex menu items. The food is consistently excellent, the service staff are friendly and moderately attentive. The mole' , a labor intensive and challenging item to master, is among the best 3 in Austin.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (Austin)·Dined on March 11, 2017

We went on Saturday night over music festival weekend. Since we had a reservation we were seated immediately, but the restaurant was full and there was a small crowd waiting, so highly recommend using Open Table on a weekend night. This is a neighborhood restaurant but we drove about 15 miles from our home to eat here because it was the only Mexican restaurant that takes reservations at the time we wanted; we didn't want to wait 2 hours at one of the chain Mexican restaurants. I have to say we were very pleased with our experience. The food is excellent, my wife had the mole enchiladas and loved them, I had carne asada plate and it was excellent as well. My daughter and her boyfriend also gave high marks to their enchilada and fajitas meals. Our Las Palomas Margaritas were not very good - perhaps an isolated incident - and we told the waiter. He recommended the El Mejor Margaritas and we loved them. There was a jazz band playing but my wife was the only one that clapped for them. Everyone else seemed oblivious to the entertainment, such a shame. We ate and enjoyed our drinks for a good two hours and never felt rushed to leave. Overall the final tab is reasonable for what you get, parking is plentiful, we had a very enjoyable and delicious meal. We will be repeat customers!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Kid-friendly, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Live Music
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 (Austin)·Dined on March 11, 2017

We love to come on the weekend. Love the jazz band

Tags: Good for a Date, Seasonal
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 (Austin)·Dined on March 4, 2017

One of our favorite neighborhood gems. The food is so authentic and after trying many menu items , we have never been disappointed. They had live jazz which is available on Thursday and Saturday. The margaritas are so yummy. We always make a reservation because it can get crowded on the weekends. I have even ordered the enchiladas for take out.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Live Music
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 (Jackson Hole)·Dined on February 14, 2017

We are regulars here, but went for Valentine's Day/ Fixed Price menu had generous number of options and the food was quite good. never pass up the paella when it is on the menu ! They even threw in a free glass of Prosecco. Live music and great bar. Recommend it for casual dining any day of the week.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, People Watching, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Live Music
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 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2017

I have been here before and it was very delicious. Valentines Day was not that great. I ordered the fish. It came with some type of vegetable mix that was cold - still not sure if it was supposed to be. The music was SO loud you couldn't talk. I thought the choices and the quality of the food was not equal to the price we paid per meal. Which I think was about $65. I'm not saying I won't go back but I would have preferred to have their regular menu. Lesson learned - don't go out to eat on Valentine's Day.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on February 14, 2017

I thought the food was very well prepared but it being Valentine's Day the menu was limited. We need to return on a day when we can order from full menu. The full menu had some dishes we would love to try. We would definitely recommend to our friends and will return to sample items from the full menu.

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 (Austin)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Our traditional Valentine Dinner. We've been fans for 32 years. The Paella was divine!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive
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 (Austin)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Fixed menu on Valentine's not up to par with the normal menu.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Only our third time there, and we were delighted once again. Wonderful food, drinks and service and just love this place.

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 (Savannah)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Excellent food and margarita especially el mejor

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Great experience for lunch and menu choices were so good we couldn't decide what to get!

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