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Oren's Hummus Shop

261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714
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Ranked #3 of 312 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Pixbo, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

I visited here with a colleague of mine that had been here several times already and recommended the place. I had the chicken skewer with hummus and salad and some pita bread. It was all very nicely presented and tasted fantastic. The Israeli salad together with the hummus and chicken was a great taste combination.

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Palo Alto, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wandered in here for some hummus but ended up with several things. There is a red pepper mixture, various hummus tastes but my absolut favorite is their babas ganush. They also make kabobs and other dishes but again, try all the hummus varietys!

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Tacoma, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Another trip advisor find. In Palo Alto looking for lunch on a beautiful sunny day. Lots and lots of choices along University Ave. Out comes Tripadvisor and this place sounds different interesting. Sure it is crowded and there is a long take out line but that is locals voting. Service was remarkably good given the crowd. The smells are amazing... More

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Carmel, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We have eaten there on several occasions and there are a variety of regular and side dishes that stand out for me. Favva bean hummus ( not drowning in garlic ) Sweet potato fries Beet salad Chicken and rice dish Copious amounts of warm pita bread served with the dishes The deserts ( too many to name ) The cons,... More

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Milan, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

They have a great selection of mediterranean dishes. The hummus is really delicious and they have different types. I have also tried a chicken+rice dish (cannot recall the name) and it was very good as well. Too bad you cannot drink alcohol if you sit outside. We'll be back!

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Tried Oren's Hummus at the recommendation of a colleague. Got take-out for lunch. The place was very crowded, but the wait wasn't too long.Tried Mozy's Rice Bowl. It was very tasty -- well-seasoned, and the serving was quite generous.

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Hummus amazing as I said. Kebab was ok,but not enough. Busy,small place. Ideal with kids. Didn't try this restaurant more than once.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This place is always packed and people will wait happily for a table because it's well worth the wait!!!!! We tried once and had two hungry children so couldn't wait too long but the second time we arrived "early" 11:45 - for lunch - and just beat a BIG line! They did not lie - the food was yummy yummy... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Nice friendly/quiet enviromment, has authentic flavor, various ride bowls are very good, sit outside if possible.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I love 2 things at this place. . Their falafel sandwich and their spicey sauces .. Their humus is not the best I had but its definitely the best in palo alto. Its a good place for a light lunch or dinner.

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