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Palo Alto Sol Restaurant

408 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
+1 650-328-8840
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 11 min
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
408 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere - dim atmosphere with a nice bar area. Had a mix of Mexican good beyond the fajitas and enchiladas. Big portions - had the creamy pulled chicken which was good but couldn’t finish for one person. Soup bowl was enormous.

Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I wnet for a lunch meeting. The menu accommodates many tastes. I had the chicken soup – Caldo De Pollo – which was delicious. My host ordered guacamole, which was a generous serving. My host had the Enchiladas De Camarones and liked them very much.

Thank My2CentsAndMore
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We took Nacho, Enchilada and sangria. All are good and very reasonable price. Crab meet enchilada was excellent!

Thank Yosuke T
Reviewed 24 December 2017

The burritos were excellent. I ordered a veggie burrito with 'Grandmas' sauce and it was really good. The only downside is that I asked for some bell peppers in the burrito and was told that couldn't be done. This is the first Mexican restaurant I've...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We loved our Mexican dining experience at the Palo Alto Sol! I was struggling with some of the sauce choices, because a few of them have been in the family for years, and the waitress cheerfully brought us a small plate with samples of the...More

Thank Shannon A
Reviewed 23 October 2017

First, this is a small and colorful Mexican Restaurant that locals seem to like. California St. is off the busy boulevard of El Camino and the street feels more like the old Palo Alto I remember from 20 years ago. The menu is full of...More

Thank grand old girl B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Excellent Mexican with convenient parking near by. Recommend their Enchilada Mole --made with nuts and spices stuffing, a very unusual dish. A wide variety of enchiladas--more than a typical Mexican restaurant. Am never tired or disappointed in returing to this place time after time during...More

Thank Kazhikathra K
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We came for a late dinner and weren't disappointed. Their Guacomole is great. We had also the salad with chicken and the chicken soup. Both were delicious and good late dinner meals.

Thank Simone B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Sauce is velveeta cheese. No chilis no almonds. Inedible. Worst Mexican food I've had in a long while and I'm from Illinois so that's saying something when you go to Cali and eat Mexican food.

Thank Sri P
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

After a disappointing experience at El Grullense, this place nailed the enchiladas and the chips and salsa! Will definitely come back to try more.

Thank Desiree R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
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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