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El Grullense E & E

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999 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1539
+1 650-568-3242
10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Reston, Virginia
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433 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank IHG_Fan
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Cheryl W
San Francisco
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301 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 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 

Thank OmarKhayyam
Menlo Park, California
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169 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 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.

Thank bbulkow
San Francisco, ca
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 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 

Thank Joe D
Atherton, California
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Doyle P
Bend, Oregon
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98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2012

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

Thank Elan B
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank jimstr
Bay Area
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843 reviews
650 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Rosquete
Redwood Shores, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Connorita

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1539
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-568-3242

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