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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
408 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 6 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 12 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 12 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
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Beautiful restaurant: friendly welcome and service. Delicious tacos. I've tasted the best hummus ever!

Thank RosaeRosarumRosis
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We took the family to this restaurant for cinco de mayo. This place does not take reservations. Neither do they answer the phone... there was a half hour wait, so we waited and were finally seated. Staff is very kind and very efficient and most...More

Thank dianamna
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Whenever I crave delicious, healthy Mexican food, this is my goto place. Freshly prepared and consistently excellent. Enchiladas Del Sol is my favorite dish. Also, Vegetarian friendly.

Thank Christy M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My daughter loves this place, so I went along for her birthday dinner. She had a house special enchilada... and loved the silky red sauce. I tasted it and thought it bland. I had the spicy enchiladas,and they were e easy, but food was cold,...More

Thank TeresaTeaLady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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