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Restaurante Dona Tomas
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Temescal Square 5004 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA 94609
5004 Telegraph AvenueUSCaliforniaOakland94609
$$Mexican Restaurant, Latin American Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
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Mexican fare gets a contemporary spin at this colorful cantina with a festive courtyard patio.- Google
"Great cocktails, Nice atmosphere."
"Upscale Mexican cuisine, a rarity in Oakland."
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Simon Maude
in the last week
I want to like this place more: the patio, the bars and the cocktails are great! But the food just isn't flavorful enough to match the prices in my opinion. Still, will keep going again and again for their happy hour
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Adele Mendelson
2 years ago
Great cocktails, Nice atmosphere. Very popular so it gets noisy. If that's a problem sit out in the patio, which is very nice. This is upscale Mexican so you won't find burritos on the menu. The food is interesting.
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John Skidgel
3 years ago
My favorites: carnitas, ceviche, and refried beans. I wish they'd bring back the refried navy bean dish they used to do with pork lard. Great drinks too.
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Russell Backman
8 years ago
Great margaritas, great chips & salsa. Everything was fab including the Oakland Hipster scene in full effect. Servers had great knowledge about allergy info as well (including Gluten-free).
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Henrik Bengtsson
7 months ago
Maybe a bad day/too busy Friday evening, but had higher expectations than what was delivered. Ceviche was so and so and served with warm plates (straight out of the dishwasher?). Wanted at least some spiciness to the chille relleno. Great margarita. Servers were friendly.
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Tu Lam
2 years ago
The food is so fresh here. We've never had a bad meal. One of my favorite things here is Budin corn and zucchini pudding.
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dan cohn
5 years ago
A mexican place trying to be gourmet. They just don't quite make it good or unique enough to justify their pricing. More like eating average mexican food from fancy plates with mid-high end service. Don't see the return on the investment after a few visits.
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Reynaldo Miranda
2 years ago
Fantastic, and wholly authentic Mexican cuisine available in extremely few places in the bay area, starting with their home made from scratch salsas. Make a reservation as it fills up.


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