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La Morenita Restaurant

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800 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
650-329-1727
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Next time, 1 guac + 2 orders of fish tacos please.

What a great find! Adorable atmosphere, great location, super friendly service, and most importantly: stupendous guacamole! The California tacos are skippable, although they're one of the only vegetarian things on the menu. This made our choices pretty limited (Palo Alto Sol has more options in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2013
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Konya, Turkey
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had a delicious lunch at La Morenital it is very cute, the food is wonderful, amdmthenservice is friendly and quick. We especially liked the garlicky shrimp, but the enchiladas and sope were great as well.

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Konya, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

What a great find! Adorable atmosphere, great location, super friendly service, and most importantly: stupendous guacamole! The California tacos are skippable, although they're one of the only vegetarian things on the menu. This made our choices pretty limited (Palo Alto Sol has more options in that regard). BUT we're actually pescatarian, so we also ordered the fish tacos, which were... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Great food, reasonable prices, family owned, terrific service! What more could you ask for?? Visit this establishment at least once a month! Have tried numerous dishes and have always been pleased with what is presented!!

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Spokane, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2009

Lunch special is the way to go. Great chips and you must add their green sauced to whatever you order. Its got a nice friendly local atmosphere rather than the overly trendy Palo Alto feel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2008

Local small Mexican place in my neighborhood. Nothing fancy; mom-and-pop Mexican -- which I like.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2008

Great Mexican breakfast!

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Additional Information about La Morenita Restaurant

Address: 800 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
Phone Number: 650-329-1727
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-329-1727

Price and Cuisine

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

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