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Estrellita Restaurant

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971 N. San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022 (W El Camino Real)
+1 650-948-9865
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Estrellita Restaurant has been serving the great community of Los Altos...
Estrellita Restaurant has been serving the great community of Los Altos and the whole peninsula since 1958. We take pride in serving top quality, authentic and unique dishes (many of which you won?T find anywhere else). We have been around a long time and we are proud of our history. Estrellita Restaurant is committed to serving delicious gourmet Mexican food and providing outstanding costumer service. Our business is customer driven and pleasing the guest is our primary goal. Happy guests are the cornerstone of our success.
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Everything was great!

Food was delicious, our server was efficient, knowledgable and informative. I complimented our food and he told us they make everything on site, including the red and green salsas. We split the Shredded Beef Gourmet Burrito. We will definitely return!! The restaurant is clean and festively... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Miriam S
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Versailles, Kentucky
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Versailles, Kentucky
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Food was delicious, our server was efficient, knowledgable and informative. I complimented our food and he told us they make everything on site, including the red and green salsas. We split the Shredded Beef Gourmet Burrito. We will definitely return!! The restaurant is clean and festively decorated in bright primary colors. This place has been in business for 50 years... More 

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Northern California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside but inside it has the feeling of Mexico. Not luxurious but it surrounds you. The food is really very good, service was friendly. I had the mole chicken and the sauce was delicious with significant chocolate hints (and yes, I know that chocolate is a relatively modern, not historically accurate addition... More 

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Arizona
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Went with a party of 15 and all but 1 liked the food very much. Good atmosphere, friendly staff. The quality of the food was high. Prices a tad high, but I happily will pay more when the food is good. Only reason not 5 stars is that no American food choices on the menu. One of our party does... More 

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reno, nv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Unique dishes and fun atmosphere. Great margaritas...they squeeze their own juices to make their mix. Can't wait to go back again.

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Los Altos, California
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've been going to Estrellita for decades - maybe 40 years. and have always enjoyed and appreciated it. The cooking is authentic and the menu is unusual. They often have special dishes that are to be found nowhere else in the area. I particularly enjoy the enchiladas Suizas and the street tacos. My wife was unenthusiastic about Mexican food until... More 

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Chicago Park, California
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This was my 1st visit to Estrellita's. I found their menu extensive. The wait staff were super-friendly. There was no waiting to make my order of a beef burrito. I swear they must have put 1/2 a cow in mine. This will be my go-to mexican restaurant when I visit Los Altos again. Only downside with this visit was the... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A friend took me to this restaurant that he never tried before. I'm not a fan of Mexican food. It was a pleasant surprise. The waiter was very accommodating when I could not determine between two pork dishes. He did half-n-half for me. That was great - both tasted good. The whole thing is about $12-15..

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Quick and attentive service; fish tacos were delicious; OK drinks. Chips and salsa outstanding. No wait at all (Wednesday night).

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Los Altos, Ca
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We love Estrallita's, and the new owner seems to have made some improvements making it even better. He's very nice, attentive, and the food is great. We love going to Mexico, and Mexican food I might add, and we think Estrallita's is a great Mexican food place. Top that off with a really nice owner (and no - I do... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I picked this placed based on the reviews on Trip Advisor. I was not disappointed. The food was served hot and the margaritas were outstanding. I hope to vist this little gem often!

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Additional Information about Estrellita Restaurant

Address: 971 N. San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone Number: +1 650-948-9865
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $5 to $20
Cuisine: Mexican, Latin

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 971 N. San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022
    (W El Camino Real)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-948-9865

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Estrellita Restaurant has been serving the great community of Los Altos and the whole peninsula since 1958. We take pride in serving top quality, authentic and unique dishes (many of which you won?T find anywhere else). We have been around a long time and we are proud of our history. Estrellita Restaurant is committed to serving delicious gourmet Mexican food and providing outstanding costumer service. Our business is customer driven and pleasing the guest is our primary goal. Happy guests are the cornerstone of our success.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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