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Taqueria El Grullense J & G

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3636 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 251-9317
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Mexican food

Great food amazing portions Authentic Mexican food a must visit Restaurant for sure try their burrito Even the staff are warm and friendly

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
synergy58
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Edison, New Jersey
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San Jose, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

So not gonna lie, the food wasn't horrible, but the atmosphere was a little scary. It was dirty everywhere, and the little side buffet with salsas and what not in it were super not appetizing at all. And omg, that place had a smell to it that was less than pleasing. If you want a cheap burrito though, this is... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Great food amazing portions Authentic Mexican food a must visit Restaurant for sure try their burrito Even the staff are warm and friendly

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Ogden, Utah
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stopped here because they were open late and seemed to have a good crowd, a vote of confidence. Order at the counter, English seems to be the second language, but that's what I wanted, authentic! Self serve fresh chips and salsa bar to accompany your entree. If you want good food at a good value, this is it. If you... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good range of burritos, tacos, soups. Order at one end of the counter, pick up at the other. Food generally what it should be. Serve-yourself embellishments (chips, sauces, chilies) rare. Fast service eat in or take out. Good value. Atmosphere it does not have. If you want sombreros on the wall and chips on the table, go to Cecilias, one... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

There were a bunch of us so we were able to try everyone else's food. We ordered the green wet pork burritos , red wet chicken burrito, vegetarian burrito, chile colorado, menudo, fish tacos and tacos al carbon. We over ordered because the portions were huge......! I loved the food here and would definitely come back.

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This place was great! HUGE menu, HUGE platters, average prices. Seems authentic and was very tasty! We enjoyed the cafeteria type atmosphere.

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great tasting - reasonably priced Mexican food, friendly order takers, response time from order to eating- really quick, salsa bar, and free chips, and an informal ambience that has an authentic feel of a Mexican neighborhood taco eatery.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I found this place by accident (no Yelp, no nothin'). The first year that my daughter went to college in Palo Alto, I was walking from the hotel to the campus and El Grullense was standing there and my stomach and eyes were ready for it. Again without knowing I picked a "Green Burrito" just because I liked the name... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I've been to about a million Mexican places and this one is right up there. The food is awesome and the tacos are almost free. Really, two tacos is a very respectable meal here. I come here every time I am in town and it is the highlight of the trip. One day I was here for a medical visit... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Everytime i come to Palo Alto, I go there to Getty favorite tacos or the wet burrito!!! Super yummy!

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Address: 3636 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone Number: (650) 251-9317
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 3636 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: (650) 251-9317

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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