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Estrellita Restaurant

971 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1308
650-948-9865
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Ranked #15 of 73 restaurants in Los Altos
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: W El Camino Real
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: W El Camino Real
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  • English first
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English first
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
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242 reviews 242 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
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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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118 reviews 118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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172 reviews 172 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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San Francisco Bay Area
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

We went there a few years ago and loved it, particularly the fish. More recent visits have been oka, just average

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Gridley
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114 reviews 114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

We had a lovely lunch here recently and the food was outstanding! Each table setting has its own unique handpainted chairs and is very eclectric and fun to try. Food was very good adn tahe portions more than generous. We all ended up taking food home with us after we had eaten all we wanted. No lard is used in... More

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Karlsruhe
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2008

Nice Clean Kitchen. Great Food.

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