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Oren's Hummus

261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714
+1 650-752-6492
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pita bread” (41 reviews)
“chicken skewers” (19 reviews)
“babaganoush” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Generally friendly staff and quick service. On my own, so ate at bar facing out to street. Food came quick, falafel was great, salas delicious but hummus was surprisingly tasteless! As the restaurant was popular more and more people were pilled in to wait for...More

Thank Stuart W
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Stuart, Our Palo Alto location is the smallest of all our stores. We know how tight it can get during a rush. We do our best to accomidate all of our guest. If you're looking for a more quiet area or more personal space...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family really enjoyed the hummus with mushrooms, pita bread and the chicken and rice. Their greek salad also very delicious and we also enjoyed the cabbage slaw that is served with everyone's meal.

Thank Hofamily11
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ho Family, Thank you for being a fan! We're glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 19, 2018

The Hummus is really really tasty, one of the best I've ever had actually. They also have some great salads (tabule, greek salad). Their lamb is from another world. Their plates are pretty well served and enough to share. Is a nice place to go...More

Thank Carolina Y
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Carolina, Thank you for being a fan. We're glad you enjoued your visit! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 13, 2018

This restaurant is between 3 and 4 stars. This is an informal place with some excellent rendtions of middle eastern dishes. None of the dishes are terribly complicated or intricate, but many are tasty. It is iinformal and a wonderful place for lunch. The sampler...More

Thank Richard M
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Richard, Thank you for being a fan. We will be sharing your feedback with our Kitchen Manager. We appreciate your time and feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 9, 2018

My brother, Matthew, a local that lives in Mountain View, insisted we try Hummus for lunch. Wow- was he spot on, or what? The salads were amazingly good; the wraps are a vegan's dream, and the soup was fantastic. Hummus was as you would expect,...More

Thank B7956LYjohnd
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello John, Thank you for stopping by! We're glad your brother recommend us. We hope to see you guys again soon.

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Came today with my hubby. He had a beef pita sandwich that he liked, didn’t love. I got the sampler of 6 of their spreads. I’ve gotten this before and didn’t know you can substitute spreads/salads. I didn’t love their beets but I could have...More

Thank Marcia K
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Marcia, Thank you for being a fan. We're glad you and your husband enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Great food. This is a very small restaurant so I would recommend taking to go or eating out in the pavillion by pizza my heart. Their portions were a little smaller the last time I went, but that is not saying much as the portions...More

Thank franzmaryh
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Franzmaryh, Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

It’s the best hummus for a reason—the ingredients come directly from Israel. The salads, skewers, sandwiches and especially the pita are excellent. My two favorite sides are their sweet potato fries and fried cauliflower. Absolutely delicious.

Thank Rubylaserjules
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Ruby, Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Oren's is just like any solid neighborhood restaurant in Tel Aviv albeit the prices are higher by a factor of 2. But that's Palo Alto and people here expect higher prices. Salads are wonderful, particularly the smoked baba gnoush. Great for large groups.

Thank CalistogaGrower
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Calistoga, Thank you for being a fan. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

My family visited Oren’s on a trip to check out Stanford and it was one of the best meals we at. Everything is gluten free except for the pitas and the have a delicious GF option. Food was flavorful and fun. Massive portions make great...More

Thank Jenna D
Gloria D, Front Office Manager at Oren's Hummus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Jenna, Thank you for being a fan. We're glad you enjoyed our GF options. We hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-752-6492
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