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Sancho's Taqueria

491 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1535
+1 650-322-8226
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
“tostada” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
491 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1535
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

They only take cash, but go for the fish tacos - I request them grilled. Wide variety of other standard Mexican dishes.

Thank Ronjon N
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had gone there for dinner and had ordered burritos. Both my husband and I found it very ordinary and will definitely not go back again.

Thank M-Dasgupta
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I lived in Mexico for 2 years and am always disappointed when I eat at Mexican places in other countries. However, at Sancho's I was pleasantly surprised with amazing flavours, very much like in Mexico itself. I went there every night I was in Palo...More

Thank anjaliosetsinha
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Great locals stop for Mexican food. Must have chips with their fresh flavorful toppings. The fish tacos are not inexpensive but are stuffed with light battered fresh fish and zesty ingredients. A MUST !!! Try the house favorite chimichanga or tostada as well. Kids menu...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Second visit to Sancho's Taqueria. Had regular burritos (one chicken, one carne asada). Concluded they were nothing special for the price ($8). Worse, however, was witnessing the staff making the burritoes snacking on the toppings of the burrito being made! Furthermore, the very hot sauce...More

Thank cuppajava
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It is nice place for lunch and clean Mexican food. I don't care for their deep fried dishes but others are good. You may need to wait in line around lunch time.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stopped at this little taqueria to pick up dinner on the way to Sanford Hospital. I just expected more. The staff was friendly enough, but the flavor of the tacos were just okay. I ordered the super tacos, the carne asada didn't have much...More

Thank Leasha50
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Always delicious! I ordered a grilled shrimp tostada. It costs a bit more to add grilled shrimp, but oh is it worth it! The salsas are authentic and if you like hot and spicy like me, they have a hot salsa that satisfies my need...More

Thank Victoriousjb
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Trip Advisor REALLY screwed this up! A lot of the reviews the 13 other Sanchos Taquerias are getting confused with this place. It's in San Carlos at 1457 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070. But Trip Advisor refuses to acknowledge that it exists so...More

Thank C2H5OHFresno_CA
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Sancho's is affordable and fast, two adjectives that describe very few establishments in Palo Alto. There are better burritos in the Bay Area but Sancho's is definitely up there. It's nice that they give you free chips and salsa with your order.

Thank BDL13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1535
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-322-8226
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