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La Morenita Restaurant

800 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
650-329-1727
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Ranked #190 of 314 restaurants in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Nov 6, 2013
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Palo Alto, California
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523 reviews 523 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 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
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3 restaurant reviews
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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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