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Como Esta Taqueria

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2605 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2516
+1 650-321-1517
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08:00 - 20:30
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Palo Alto, California
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just love this place! It is in a strip mall next to Walgreens. I am from San Diego and I miss the Mexican food from home. This little place is fantastic. My favorite is the super chile relleno burrito. It's big so you can share or eat it for two days. The food is fresh and always tasty. It's... More 

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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

If you just want a quick, tasty, take-out burrito or taco in Palo Alto, head to Midtown. Hidden next to the Walgreens is Como Esta. A "Super" carnitas burrito to go is only $8.97, $9.75 with tax. They also feature sidewalk tables good for a sunny day, if a bit crowed just after school by the high school set. A... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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244 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

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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Thank Iamalwayslost
Cupertino
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 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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Thank Samantha C
Palo Alto, California
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 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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Thank RobinBadger
Palo Alto, California
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 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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Thank Panamint9
Coquitlam, Canada
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 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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Thank Laurel L
Palo Alto, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 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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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2008

awful food. awful service. very expensive.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:30
Thursday
08:00 - 20:30
Friday
08:00 - 20:30
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-321-1517

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