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999 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1539
650-568-3242
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10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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I discovered this place through my brother, a contractor who works in the south bay. When he offered his workers a free lunch his Hispanic workers chose this establishment and it has been a favorite of his ever since. The food is great and premium pints only cost $3.50 (at the time). Service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2014
BoomerPickins
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Reston, Virginia
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Reston, Virginia
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249 reviews 249 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I discovered this place through my brother, a contractor who works in the south bay. When he offered his workers a free lunch his Hispanic workers chose this establishment and it has been a favorite of his ever since. The food is great and premium pints only cost $3.50 (at the time). Service is not one of their stronger traits... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

good, authentic Mexican Food at reasonable prices. $1.50 buys you one small taco, but they are very filling, and you can choose from a wide variety of meats. An extensive menu from frescas to vegetarian with an assortment in between.

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San Francisco
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194 reviews 194 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

El Grullense began as a taco truck business, then a small restaurant, then another, and now a large restaurant. You still order at the counter and food is brought to you. The selection is overwhelming on a large display board, so it takes a couple of visits to get oriented. Drinks range from aqua fresco to sodas and beer. The... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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137 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

There are a couple of families and a couple of grullense chains. Grullense means stork. This particular one - an E&E one - has passable tacos but really go to "old grullense" about a block south on the other side of the street. That's the best one.

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San Francisco, ca
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

This is one of my favorite Taco places... "BUT"... The one here at the shopping center blew chunks. Let me tell ya why. Staff was not friendly... for being just opened it was not clean. I mean the restroom looked horrible and the prices were out of control. I will never eat there again. There are a couple more of... More 

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Atherton, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

El Grullense is one of my all-time favorites; I become grumpy if I don't eat there every few days. The menu here is limited to only a few items, but this in this case that's a good thing. There are tacos, sopes, quesadillas, tortas, and burritos, and that's pretty much it. The tacos are delicious and cheap, and all the... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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78 reviews 78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Yep... Mexican food is cheap around here & at this place you can get it even cheaper than that!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

Place is in central location close to Downtown making a great restaurant to stop by an enjoy some great tacos, burritos, and tortas. Fast and friendly service. Con: kind of small place, so seating sometimes is a hassle

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Bay Area
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216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

El Grullense is a chain of taquerias There is one on Middlefield Rd, across from Costco Good food, great value Tasty tacos for $1.15! Chicken, pork, etc. Daily specials Serve soft drinks, aguas frescas beer Parking lot

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Redwood Shores, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

THE place for authentic mexican food, somethings on the menu can turn out to be a little spicy, so just stick with the dollar tacos. very good. speaking spanish is a quality you can use here

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 999 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1539
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: 650-568-3242
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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