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RustyCA Sep 1, 2006 03:18 PM

Hey All. I'm looking for an interesting place in downtown Pleasanton. It's the most convenient meeting space for our little group and I know the downtown Main Street strip is pretty charming. What's fun and cool? Thanks!

  1. Foodrat Sep 1, 2006 04:54 PM

    I have enjoyed food at Fernandos (Mexican; 348 St. Mary's St.) in the past but the last visit was really strange. I ordered a cheese enchilada and I could swear that the cheese that topped it was American cheese... NOT a good thing. Their chips are REALLY good, though.

    Blue Agave Club (625 Main St.)is pretty good but VERY pricy for Mexican food. Some people rave about their food but when I went there, my mood was for "authentic" Mexican not the "fancy" version.
    www.blueagaveclub.com

    I had a surprisingly enjoyable experience at Stacey's Cafe (310 Main St.) last year. Can't remember what I ordered though.
    www.staceyscafe.com

    Mahalo Grille is relatively new and is also on Main Street.
    www.mahalogrille.com

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      Cheesy Oysters Sep 1, 2006 05:33 PM

      I like Blue Agave.The Hotel Pleasanton is OK with some good dishes and some not so great ones. Stacy's is pretty good if you want regular fare--I'd do there over Hotel P but my first choice would be Blue Agave.

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        toofacetious Sep 2, 2006 01:13 AM

        Blue Agave definitely fits the "fun and cool" ticket. Sitting outside in the courtyard area is worth it alone, but the food is great too. It is higher end fare at dinner so don't go if you're looking for Fajitas or Combo Plate #2. My favorite is the Camarones Ardientes. Wonderfully large prawns in a mild sauce. Good chips with three kinds of salsa too.

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