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The 3 Best Taco Places Near Palo Alto

Updated: May 2, 2022

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to enjoy the tacos in Palo Alto when handmade corn and flour tortillas are on offer. For this definitive list of the best tacos we analyzed top review sites and incorporated millions of expert and diner reviews. Drop in on these family-run taquerias and local shops for the greatest chorizo tacos in Palo Alto.

Find the perfect spot

Sancho's Taqueria

Mexican, $, Palo AltoMexican, $Palo Alto, Midtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Rio Piaxtla Food

Food Truck, Redwood CityFood TruckRedwood City, Downtown
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Three Brothers Tacos

Food Truck, $, East Palo AltoFood Truck, $East Palo Alto
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 5.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across Palo Alto, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

Reposado, Taqueria La Cazuela, and SUN of WOLF are the highest-rated taco spots for dinner in Palo Alto.

Reposado, Taqueria La Cazuela, and Pacific Catch are the highest-rated vegetarian taco spots in Palo Alto.

Reposado, Pacific Catch, and Mendocino Farms are the highest-rated taco spots for a pick-up order in Palo Alto.

Nobu Palo Alto is the highest-rated taco spot that is good for a date night in Palo Alto.

Reposado, Taqueria La Cazuela, and SUN of WOLF have outdoor seating and tacos in Palo Alto.

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Palo Alto can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. We’ve partnered with SpotHero, a digital parking reservation system to help make finding parking in Palo Alto quick and easy.

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