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Sancho's Taqueria

491 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 322-8226
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
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English first
Los Altos, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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

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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88 reviews 88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
31 helpful votes 31 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

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

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