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La Perla Del Pacifico

458 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-4611
+1 831-724-0993
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“octopus” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
$$ - $$$
458 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-4611
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the filet with buttery garlic sauce and the shrimps in hot devil sauce. The fish is fresh and the sauce is out of this world. Shrimps are huge and the sauce has an Indian flavor which is very flavorful but not extremely spicy....More

Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled into this local restaurant and couldn't believe our good luck. Don't let the no-frills environment fool you; this place is the real deal. The service is great but more importantly, the food is fresh and tasty. The mole has the right amount of...More

Thank tmsterling
Reviewed 27 April 2017

really, this is the BEST mole I have ever had! had the chicken mole plate; and I often order mole dishes at Mexican cuisine restaurants, even in Mexico my wife had an incredible mixed seafood dish, also wonderful this small, established spot is a must...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Located in a narrow store front on Main Street, this seems to be a favorite of locals. Had shrimp fajitas. Well cooked. Good flavor. Pinto beans were flavorable. Onions and peppers either the shrimp tasty. A bit noisy, but that matched the enthusiasm of the...More

Thank JimLud
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The La Perla Del Pacifico is a superb spot for tasty Mexican inspired seafood. I started with a shrimp and octopus cocktail that was very fresh and had excellent flavor. The main course was a house special dish that contained shrimp, octopus, scallops, and mussels....More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Based on reviews from another site, we stopped here for dinner on the way from Pinnacles to Santa Cruz. The restaurant is easy to overlook from the street, just a storefront wide, but pleasant and informal inside (with two televisions going). Both my son and...More

Thank Socsci
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We went here based on reviews from another site. The restaurant has mostly seafood on the menu. This is probably why the price was a bit more than I expected. I had the enchilada plate and was not overwhelmed with the flavor fo the sauce....More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We have been to this little, unassuming spot several times and the food has always been tasty, the prices are really modest, the service very nice and the place is really clean. But today I had the camarones enchiladas with the absolute best red sauce...More

Thank ed o
Reviewed 11 May 2016

It's a little, very authentic Mexican restaurant that specializes in seafood. It was hard to narrow down the choices, but we both ordered garlic prawns (because, at the end of the day, you don't want to be the one who did NOT order loads of...More

Thank SewingSusan-206
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

When we arrived here I wasn't feeling that hungry. We ordered Cornish game hen, ceviche app, a carne asada taco and chicken enchiladas. Everything was wonderful. I ended up eating almost all of the enchiladas. We left with a bit of rice and some refried...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 458 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-4611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 831-724-0993
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