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Oren's Hummus Shop

261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714
+1 650-752-6492
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pita bread” (36 reviews)
“chicken skewers” (17 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (22 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a quick casual meal with delicious creamy hummus, perfectly cooked moist chicken and great side dishes, we highly recommend Oren’s.

Thank naokofujii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. I go when I am close to one. Great hummus and baba ganoush. Always tasty. Not overly expensive. I love their sampler plate when i can get a taste of 4-5 different dishes. If you like this type of food and...More

Thank Joan R
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Oren's has all the usual mideast food--hummus, pita break, kebabs, etc. If you think Israeli food = Jewish food, you'll be disappointed. They don't have latkes, blintzes, kugel, brisket...

Thank Milpitas_traveller
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I really love their hummus and other menu options. It's a tiny place but the food is fresh and delicious. The pita bread is excellent.

Thank cbkMiami
Reviewed 2 October 2017

One of the best Israeli food restaurants outside Israel. Besides several styles of Hummus (I prefer the newly available Jaffa-style) they have pretty good falafel balls and various meats. I enjoy the many other vegan options such is Israeli Salad and Tabouli. You can't find...More

Thank elip752
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We found this place from an Israeli friend. It’s amazing! We tried a sample of different types of hummus as well as falafel and salads. Very fresh and authentic. A must visit for those that love hummus.

Thank DenverJDenver
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for trying out different versions of hummus and other vegetarian spreads. Food is quite fulfilling, staff is friendly, and we loved to possibility to order several side dishes to try out. Strongly recommended.

Thank Nicusor T
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I was excited to try Oren’s hummus as I heard a so much about it. I’m a huge hummus fan, and maybe I came with unrealistic expectations, but it was just… Not good. I’ve ordered hummus msabbaha which is very similar to regular hummus but...More

Thank IlanB
Reviewed 9 September 2017

As a guy who isn't really a hummus fan and just returned from a biz trip to Israel, I wasn't too fired up about my colleagues choice but I was pleasantly surprised. There were many dishes that weren't hummus. I ordered a chicken/yellow rice bowl...More

Thank michael n
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Did no like it at all. Salads felt not good as if at least one day old, and refrigerated, cstarted fermenting

Thank riki d
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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