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Oren's Hummus Shop

261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714
+1 650-752-6492
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pita bread” (41 reviews)
“chicken skewers” (19 reviews)
“babaganoush” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped by for a quick bite on the way to the theater. I told our server that we were in a hurry and politely asked for them to please keep it in mind. It took 30 minutes to get food. Falafel was cold and...More

Thank JVDZ7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never knew there were soo many different kinds of hummus. When we arrived, we were given something similar to sour kraut which was delicious! I ordered the falafel wrap with hummus and it was very good. I noticed someone next to me eating shakshuka...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh, it is good stuff. All of it! I couldn’t decide so went for a sampler plate of sliced veggies and various versions of eggplant dishes plus a small hummus & the slaw. Loved each but the slaw and the most roasted eggplant version were...More

Thank Harl3yR1d3r
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Super crowded for lunch on a Saturday for lunch. We crammed into a wall table, and ordered as quickly as possible. Shakshuka seems to be super popular here. Mine wasn't bad, but I have experienced much better elsewhere. Partner enjoyed a skewer platter with baba...More

Thank Dragonfly972
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is ok, but nothing special. Hummus is not as tasty as it could be. Pita bread is good. I would recommend it for lunch.

Thank odeode2017
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We were visiting the Palo Alto area and Oren's was highly recommended. The food was excellent and we truly enjoyed our meals. The gluten free options are plentiful and the pita bread was such a nice treat, along with the hummus. The falafel was fantastic....More

Thank RandV10
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Nice, fast and very delicious! Simple and warm bread. Best place if you hurry and need fast but good food :)

Thank Irina M
Reviewed March 15, 2018

My second visit, this time in Palo Alto location, has left a better impression than the latest. The food was without any flaws. Hummus beef, topped with Moroccan spiced beef and pine nuts, was an excellent combination of Mediterranean taste and texture. I tried also...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I have mixed feelings about this place. I ordered two things: eggplant hummus and chicken liver hummus. The first dish was good. The second one, chicken liver hummus, was not edible. I guess they did not defrost liver before cooking it. Pieces of liver were...More

Thank ktaam
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Went to this place after reading the good reviews here on TripAdvisor. Had to wait 20 minutes for a table. Well wort the time! Great service and fantastic food. Will pick up from here during the following week!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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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