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Estrellita Restaurant

971 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1308
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Ranked #13 of 75 Restaurants in Los Altos
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: W El Camino Real
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English first
Palo Alto, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I've lived around the corner from this restaurant for several years but just never got around to trying it. I'm so glad I finally did! I was on my own for dinner last Sunday and I had worked all day so I decided to treat myself to dinner out. Seemed like the perfect time to check out this place that... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've been eating here for 15 years, and I still go every time I'm in town. The mole poblano is delicious, as is everything else I have tried here. Friendly, usually not too crowded, and very reasonable prices.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The waiter offered two of the guests in my party to do order an on-the-fly combination of two of the pork dishes. I tried the pork and it was delicious. I had the Oaxaca Chicken and was impressed by how tender the chicken was and by its flavors. Parking is very hard ... recommend car pooling or arriving early and... More

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Los Altos, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The best poblano mole chicken in the west, and you can choose black beans. The rice even has a few vegetables in it. One of my favorites for "date night"- dinner and a flick. Parking is always a problem so maybe next time I'll park somewhere else and walk a few hundred yards.

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
325 reviews 325 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

The food quality was great, service very responsive and attentive. Had a hard time parking, place turns into a zoo during lunch hour with a traffic jam in front of it. Strange smell inside, maybe not too well ventillated? Would come back in off hours, as food was truly good.

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Los Altos, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Friendly service, good food, nice atmosphere. I really like their chairs--very colorful! We've never had to wait for a table, but sometimes the service is slow. Good selection on the menu and tasty entrees. Great margaritas!

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London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We visit Estrellita from time to time. It tends to specialize in Oaxacan and Sonoran style Mexican food. Beware that parking is very tricky here, both as there are few spots, as well as the lot is shallow.

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Auburn, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We've been going here our whole lives! We absolutely love this place! Great service, great food, authentic mexican cuisine. This is NOT a fast food "tex-mex" kind of place. Very family friendly, and terrific with large groups--but make a reservation. Can get busy around the holidays and at lunch.

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San Francisco Bay Area
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144 reviews 144 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Since discovering Estrellita a few years back...it's been one of my favorites for true mexican cuisine on the peninsula. It's also handy from my workplace. Parking is the only negative I can state. Get there well before the lunch hour to secure parking. Otherwise....it can be a real challenge. Food is great, service is great, price is excellent, variety of... More

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Redwood City, California
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196 reviews 196 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Took a group for a business lunch. Parking was okay but the inside decor was wonderful. Helped set a casual atmosphere for good discussions. The server was very attentive and brought our food promptly. Everything looked wonderful and everyone was pleased. The portions were just the right size for lunch. Did not order drinks but the bar looked like a... More

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