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Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar

271 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
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
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Mexican, Seafood, Steak
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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
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Phone number
(512) 327-9889
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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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.
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Cross street
Walsh Tarlton
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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.
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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.
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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!
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

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.

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What 271 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great service. The food was on point! We were the last table and they treated us like gold! I love Las palomas. The achiote drum was so tasty. The best salad was wonderful with different textures finished off the night with chocolate heavenly dense cake!

OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Food was all just okay. Not bad but not good.

KarenB (Austin)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

with my parents and the band was a little loud for conversation

PeterH (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Waiter was very helpful and when we wanted to stay to listen to music, he found us a place at the bar.

vipKamaaina (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Great neighborhood gem. We thoroughly enjoy the live music every Thursday and Saturday evenings!

OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

For over 30 years I have enjoyed the delicious food and drinks at Los Paloma’s. It is always wonderful. The food always excellent.

vipfoodie4ever (Austin)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

I had not visited Las Palomas in awhile, not by design. I like the fact that the restaurant "stays the same." Fine by me! The magic is on the plates. An appetizer Tostada Trio, featuring ceviche, chicken mole, and pork pibil ... a knock out! The chicken mole and pork pibil stack up against anybody in town, all for a few bucks!

Next ... tortilla soup ... which I order almost every where I dine, if its on the menu. I love to see all the different soups that show up at the table. No two tortilla soups in Austin are the same. Every place, every chef, has his or her "grandma's recipe" ... At Las Palomas, the tortilla soup is a fairly thick tomato-based creation, almost like a bisque. Super fresh tomatoes, a few spices, a sprinkle of cotija cheese ... comfort on a cold night in Austin!

The actual meal was the seafood veracruzana, another Mexican creation I try every where. Fresh tomatoes, olives, capers, onions ... and broiled fish. Awesomeness!!! If I have any negative comment about the Las Palomas experience, it was the selection of fish available for the veracruzana dish. The options were salmon (not the right fish for this dish at all) and tilapia. Hear me out ... that's NOT a knock against Las Palomas. Most restaurants in Austin have tilapia, and not much else, and the Gulf of Mexico is only a couple of hours away. :-(

One final thought, and special mention of my waitress, Mandy. If it wasn't her actual first night, it may have been her second. A wonderful young lady, personable, smiling, laughing, I explained some of the dishes on the menu to her! LOL Mandy naturally understands the "attentive, but not hovering" style. Word to Las Palomas ... you don't need to hire any more folks to work the dining room, just clone Mandy!

vipAnaR (Austin)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

We love Laa Palomas. The food is always consistently delicious. Upon arrival we expanded our group from 5 to 10 people and the folks did not skip a beat. Great service and attention.

vipKamaaina (Austin)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Las Palomas is a great family owned neighborhood GEM. Friends and I enjoy meeting there on Thursday and Saturday evenings for dinner and the awesome LIVE MUSIC of the band called 7EVEN. The food is consistently good and the band keeps the music at a volume that’s good for dinner conversation. I especially enjoy the Ceviche Tostadas, yummy!! We’ll definitely be back again 😊

AustinJak (Austin)
4.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

We had a reservation and were seated on time. The shrimp fajitas with fried onions and red peppers were excellent as was the flan. The whole meal was surprisingly moderately priced and we loved the ambiance and listening to the live jazz in the next dining area.

vipGreatRealMexicanFood (Austin)
4.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

We've been eating at Las Palomas since it opened decades ago. It's always good. You can't beat the Las Palomas Combination Plate for a fabulous diverse collection of flavors. I get it every time and it's great!

OpenTable Diner (Austin)
4.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Chose it due to reviews of being quiet, but it was much noisier than I had expected

Geri (Boise)
5.0  Dined on December 5, 2017

A neighborhood favorite. Foods from Mexican Interior. Wide variety of choices. Excellent service.

vipmwerk (Austin)
5.0  Dined on November 22, 2017

Some of the best mole in Austin and always great food.

vipOpenTable Diner (Austin)
4.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

I have been coming to Las Palomas for over 20 years. The restaurant consistently provides great, attentive service, excellent food and a great value.