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Palo Alto Sol Restaurant

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408 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
+1 650-328-8840
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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408 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

Beautiful restaurant: friendly welcome and service. Delicious tacos. I've tasted the best hummus ever!

Thank RosaeRosarumRosis
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

We took the family to this restaurant for cinco de mayo. This place does not take reservations. Neither do they answer the phone... there was a half hour wait, so we waited and were finally seated. Staff is very kind and very efficient and most...More

Thank dianamna
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Whenever I crave delicious, healthy Mexican food, this is my goto place. Freshly prepared and consistently excellent. Enchiladas Del Sol is my favorite dish. Also, Vegetarian friendly.

Thank Christy M
Reviewed March 13, 2017

My daughter loves this place, so I went along for her birthday dinner. She had a house special enchilada... and loved the silky red sauce. I tasted it and thought it bland. I had the spicy enchiladas,and they were e easy, but food was cold,...More

Thank TeresaTeaLady
Reviewed February 9, 2017

The food is generally good here, but not great. The fish tacos are a bit soggy, and the fajitas are not served on the usual sizzling platter (and there are only two small tortillas on the side). The chips and salsa are very good (three...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed January 7, 2017

I went to Sol for dinner with my daughter while visiting. We wanted a casual but substantial meal -Sol fit the bill well. It is a relatively small restaurant - the decription of "hole-in-the-wall" comes to mind. We were seated quickly on a Thursday night...More

Thank Nomad0921
Reviewed November 17, 2016

When shopping downtown Palo Alto , this is a great place to stop by, relax and enjoy traditional Mexican food and drinks. There is no skimping here; plates are filled and oh so delicious.I enjoyed the servers and never ending chips and salsa.I had enchiladas...More

Thank Darshll
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This location has less seating than the Mountain View location, slightly different menu items. Delicious. Three salsas and free chips great you upon sitting. Their margarita's are generous. Staff are friendly. Wish they had fried ice cream for dessert. Hard to find around here.

Thank SLynnShops
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Went to Palo Alto Sol for lunch with my son and his family. The whole dining experience was excellent. The service was super and the venue really upbeat. My shrimp and rice meal was wonderful. The chips were accompanied by the different salsas with varying...More

Thank ADolores
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Nice, open restaurant. Seated quickly, given menus and drinks. Order taken promptly. I had the best Chicken Rellenos ever! Everyone at our table was delighted with their meals. Prices are reasonable and service is excellent. There are lots of different restaurants in this area....but don't...More

Thank Tom P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-328-8840
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