Looking for a Mexican restaurant with genuine Mexican food, reasonable
prices and a casual, family-friendly atmosphere? That perfectly describes Las Palmas Taco Bar serving all your Mexican food favorites since 1955. Dig into Mexican classics or Las Palmas originals. Here you’ll find delicious crispy tacos, burritos, quesadillas, tostadas, enchiladas, vegetarian entrees, combination plates, our own homemade hot sauce, cold beer, traditional horchata and plenty more.


Your meal will be prepared with locally sourced, fresh ingredients, cooked according to our old family Mexican recipes, and served with friendliness.
You can choose any menu item – breakfast, lunch or dinner – at any time of the day. You’ll enjoy our casual ambiance while dining in or outside, or you can order take-out. Stop in or place your order by calling 831-429-1220. We’ll be glad to serve you.


Choose an original among Mexican restaurants – Las Palmas Taco Bar.
Original-recipe Mexican food:

  • Authentic Mexican dishes
  • Indoor and outdoor seating
  • Take-out service
  • Fast, friendly service
  • Order any menu item at any time of day


You’ll love our:

  • Very reasonable prices
  • Casual, family-friendly atmosphere – a block from the World-Famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Fresh, local ingredients – including Monterey jack dry cheese and our homemade hot sauce
  • Domestic and Mexican beers
  • Soft drinks

We speak English and Spanish!

If you like freshly prepared Mexican food with deeply satisfying flavor, you’ll love our family-owned Mexican restaurant.

Choose from a menu including:

  • Appetizers – nachos, tortilla chips, guacamole, salsa
  • Tacos – with four kinds of beef, five kinds of pork, or shredded Mexican chicken (ground beef is only for tacos, sorry no substitutions)
  • Burritos – including our famous Special Burrito and Las Palmas Super Burrito
  • Vegetarian items – veggie taco, burrito, tostadas, quesadillas
  • Enchiladas and quesadillas
  • Tostadas and taquitos
  • Chile relleno, rice and beans


We first opened in 1955 in San Jose and moved to Santa Cruz 20 years later. Since then we’ve become a year-round favorite for tourists and local residents alike.

Try our Mexican dishes once and we think you’ll become a customer for life! Stop in or call Las Palmas Taco Bar at 831-429-1220 to place your order.