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Como Esta Taqueria

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2605 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2516
650-321-1517
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8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have there several times and always enjoy their food and quick service. Located next to Walgreens and small strip mall it makes it easy to find and park. I feel all the food I have gotten there was well prepared and good portions. My only complaint is that they were skimpy on the cheese on their Quesadillas. Will return.

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Cupertino
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We ordered this for delivery for work lunch. The price is right. None of us had had it and it was rated highly so we took a risk. The food was amazing and I have not been able to eat such amazing food for that same price since In N Out. It is our new go to order place!! I... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

This place is busy at lunch (equals wait time of about 10 mins) as it's near some local businesses on or near Middlefield. However...if you use the Order Ahead app...you can place your order then pick it up! Pro's: consistently good food! My favorites include all things Carne asada. Burritos and tacos. Chips come w your order too. Con's: Small... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Como Esta is a great tacqueria tucked into a Walgreen's in midtown Palo Alto. They make the best carne asada I have ever had. Ingredients are first rate, carefully butchered and trimmed and cooked to perfection. The salsas are made on premises and delicious. Seating inside and out.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The food was fresh and the portions of moderate size (nutritiously correct for healthy eating) and the salsa, made fresh daily, was great! Prices were reasonable given the freshness of the ingredients. The cafe needs to take more care with cleanliness however. I opted to wipe the table and chairs down for the three of us, as no-one cared to... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

In fact, we are having Como Esta burritos for dinner tonight. I love Como Esta, both for the food and the family run owners. The owners hosted a party for 800 under-priviledged kids in East Palo Alto, providing them with gifts for the holidays and their good food. I'd come back for the food anyway, but especially so given the... More 

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Redwood City, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2008

awful food. awful service. very expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-321-1517

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?