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Sancho's Taqueria

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491 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 322-8226
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fresh yummy tacos

I discovered Sancho's Taqueria only a couple of months ago and have returned a few times. I love their freshness and flavor of the fish tacos and the shrimp tacos. Just add a few squirts of lime juice really brightened up the shrimp flavor. The taco salad was deliciously light and flavorful. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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Los Altos, California
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Los Altos, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I discovered Sancho's Taqueria only a couple of months ago and have returned a few times. I love their freshness and flavor of the fish tacos and the shrimp tacos. Just add a few squirts of lime juice really brightened up the shrimp flavor. The taco salad was deliciously light and flavorful. The tortilla soup is perfect for a cold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

I come here from time to time since my work and home is so close to here. Super cheap and fairly good quality of Mexican food. They're well known for their fish tacos but I haven't tried them yet. (I tried the chicken quesadilla and it was pretty good.) I think I like this place more for the price than... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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90 reviews 90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stop here while traveling South on 280. The service is quick and there is outdoor seating to enjoy after being in the car. The menu is great and there is a bar if you need a refreshment. The serve yourself taco chip bar is good too. I tend to have chicken quesadillas and this one is very good. Seems... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's The place for your easy going lunch in Palo Alto. Great quality and simplicity of the offered tacos and burritos. You must try the fish burritos: unique!

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

If you crave for a quick and tasty burrito, go here. Just one parallel block from University Ace. Moist and moderate portions to satisfy your hunger.

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Palo Alto, California
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14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I come here very regularly since I work close by. Always a good option for a fish taco or burritos. Lines could be long, but they move fast.

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Palo Alto, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I love the soft tacos here. They are the best I've ever had. I have been here quite a few times, mostly for lunch. The Exxxtra hot sauce is really exceptional, and sets your mouth on fire.

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Come here for lunch pretty often and am always impressed by the quality of the food. Excellent burritos and the fish tacos are a must try!

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Palo Alto, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Friendly staff, great "street" tacos. grilled or fried fish and the grilled vegetables w black bean tacos are consistently good. Go early or late or you will wait in the line out the door.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

This is definitely one of the greatest places to get a quick bite in Palo Alto. The service is quick and the guy that takes the order is always friendly. The fish tacos are always a favorite but venturing beyond that is highly recommended. The burritos aren't the best in the bay but passable. The steak quesadillas are a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 491 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: (650) 322-8226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?