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La Morenita Restaurant

800 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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563 reviews 563 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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