Bike Date Friday: Vive Sol

26 Aug

It’s amazing what you can do with a remodel of a 1950s motel! I had seen Vive Sol before, tucked behind the florist and the vacuum shop on busy El Camino. It didn’t seem like much, but when Katie recommended it we had to try it.

A quick glance at the menu and I realized it was owned by the same family as Palo Alto Sol on California Avenue, which I’ve heard are relatives of the two La Fiesta del Mar restaurants in Mountain View. Like the others, the food is consistently good, and the decor boldly Mexican. A solid local spot with a loyal following.

Have you ever overlooked a place near home, until someone who lives in another town recommended it?

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About Bike Date Friday: Since September 2010, my husband and I have had a standing date every Friday night. We eat at a different place every week and arrive by bike. There’s no better way to end the work week.


Posted by on August 26, 2011 in Bike Date


3 responses to “Bike Date Friday: Vive Sol

  1. velogirl

    August 27, 2011 at 8:52 am

    I think this is your first post where you didn’t ask us a question!

    • ladyfleur

      August 27, 2011 at 3:17 pm

      Look again. The question got accidentally cut out of the post. It’s back now!

  2. velogirl

    August 27, 2011 at 3:47 pm

    ah, there it is! and the answer is yes. I’d never been to Nini’s until one of my east coast friends took me — and it was right around the corner from my house.


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