We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 312 Palo Alto Restaurants

Taqueria El Grullense J & G

3636 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 251-9317
Menu
Improve this listing
Write a Review

21 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    14
    5
    2
    0
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Great Falls, Montana
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mannheim, Germany
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pomezia, Italy
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Absolutely excellent mexican food, from sauces to enchiladas, service ready and attentive, they provided us a new order almost immediately after our request, in order to let us eat all together. The place is definitely not a jacket and tie, but there is anyway enough room to have some privacy. Recommended for food (also take away) mainly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tacoma
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

I walked to this restaurant from Creekside Inn. The menu was quite varied, and the staff even made a special dietary adjustment for me when I requested it. Very delicious.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

Went with co-workers for lunch, food came in a timely manner and was excellent. Nice salsa bar to choose from. Highly recommend this place.

Was this review helpful? Yes
palo alto
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We really like the enchiladas here and the prices are great, as is the hot sauce. The staff are also friendly. However, my digestive tract did not enjoy the experience quite as much. I thought it was just a fluke, so I went back about a year later, and experienced the sequel to Montezuma's revenge. I've never had this happen... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I took my kids (ages 11, 9 and 5) there. We got 3 tacos ($1.35 each), 1 wet green burrito ($7.75) and two vegetarian burritos ($5.75 each). Way too much food. My burrito was quite filling. I usually eat my food and help with the kids. Not thus time. Nine year old finished his tacos, but the 11 and 5... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

My favourite Mexican restaurant outside of Mexico. The interior is cheap and nasty but the food is superb and a bargain. A must visit 9/10

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012 via mobile

Great food with a "locals" flair. While you order and sit at long tables with an open kitchen, the resulting food will please. Will certainly return.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Taqueria El Grullense J & G also viewed

 

Been to Taqueria El Grullense J & G? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing