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“Great lunch place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sancho's Taqueria

Sancho's Taqueria
Ranked #179 of 355 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Palo Alto
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great lunch place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012 via mobile

Try their fish burroto! Lots of food, i can never finish it. I will add a photo of this as well. Get their hot salsa or extra hot.

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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Atherton, California
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great fish tacos”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

Sancho's is one of the best Mexican spots around. They've got great hearty burritos with fresh ingredients. I would recommend the burrito only if your in the mood for a heavy meal, because they are some of the biggest burritos that I've ever had. If you want something a little lighter, go for the fish tacos. They're lightly battered and have a great sauce, and there are plenty of salsas to choose from, from mild to extra-spicy. Highly recommend the fish tacos, but also the taqueria-style meat tacos. It's cash only, so make sure you've got some cash on you.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Palo Alto, California, United States
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2012

Food: Hands down the best burrito I've ever had.

1) Super Burrito with Pollo Asado - rice, refried beans, guac, sour cream, chicken = delicious!
2) Fish Taco - get the fish sautéed instead of fried and you won't regret it.

Service: You order at the counter and they bring it to your table. They are very quick and give you chips while you wait.

Value: Pretty standard prices for the area.

Atmosphere: This Sancho's is small inside and they have a few tables outside. Gets a bit crowded during lunch and less so during dinner. (NOTE: there's another one in Redwood City that is much bigger)

Conclusion: Excellent food. Go here!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Louisville, Kentucky
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Experience Taco LOVE!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

Two things you need for great Tacos, fresh ingredients and fresh tortillas! You will find both at Sancho's! The variety of excellent and homemade salsas, the bright and sunny decor and outdoor patio are just a bonus! The vegetarian black beans are delicious and packed with flavor! Great tasting vegetarian beans is hard dish for a lot of mom and pop Mexican places, but they did an excellent job! I love this place because the people in the kitchen have pride in their food and business! It is a happy and relaxed atmosphere that serves up simple, straightforward tacos that are delicious! Great prices too! Get to Sanchos! Eat outside and enjoy a cold beverage with your taco! Great place to bring the kids! This became our family's "happy place" while staying in PA for a month. I'll miss it.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Geneva, Switzerland
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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“Pretty Damn Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2012

Stopped in the other day to Sancho's for lunch and was definitely pleasantly surprised. The salsa was great, and the fish burrito was notably REALLY good. I will probably return, and I definitely recommend it.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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