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“The best hummus in the Bay Area”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Oren's Hummus Shop

Oren's Hummus Shop
Ranked #5 of 356 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Brunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
“The best hummus in the Bay Area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

I consider myself a seeker of good hummus and generally speaking the Bay Area doesn't have that great hummus choices as does say Edgeware Road in London or some Lebanese places in Kuala Lumpur. Oren is the best hummus in the Bay Area! Most of the ingredients are imported from Israel and the while the hummus is quite thick in consistency, every bite is flavorful and satisfying. Highly recommend a visit.

Visited November 2013
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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

Awesome lunch spot. Just delicious everything. Boisterous atmosphere, speedy service, good quality food. Great.

  • Visited October 2013
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San Francisco, California, USA
1 review
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Oren's Hummus is a great spot right on University Ave in downtown Palo Alto. Pretty packed on the weekends, but the wait is worth it. I got the mushroom hummus and we shared a sampler appetizer platter between the four of us. Everything is fresh and healthy. Highly recommended!

Visited October 2013
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Pune, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Silicon Valley Israeli food shop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

Guiding principles attracted my attention .. Authentic, Fresh, Healthy, Convenient and Sustainable .. and all seems to be present during visit in the evening .. in spite of rush .. 20 minutes wait ..
Arabic popular Hummus, Pita with Vegetable Skewers and Sampler dish of Falafel balls, Babaganush Eggplant, Moroccan carrots and Israeli salad was of great combination .. Malabi custard with nuts and coconut gives different taste to desert ! Congrats !!

  • Visited October 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Taste of Israel in California”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

The little salads are the icing on the cake, but the hummus with ground beef and fresh fluffy pita bread are the most wonderful place to start. The place gets no marks for decor but the atmosphere is lively and the clientelle is as ethnically diverse as in Heathrow Airpot. Fun people watching. Back to the food. Fresh and flavorful Israeli and Fattoush salads and an array of these lovely little plates. Loved them all - beets, romanian eggplant, baba ganoush, matbucha and spicey carrots.

  • Visited October 2013
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