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Three Brothers Tacos

2220 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303-1716
+1 650-324-8801
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  • Average10%
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“quesadilla” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
2220 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303-1716
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a Sunday morning on our way to an exhibit at the San Jose Art Museum. They deserve the recommendations on TripAdvisor. Authentic with “character.” My husband & I shared pastor & carne asada tacos & a smothered carne asada burrito. Maybe...More

Thank defento
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

On University Ave. (a tony street in Palo Alto), but on the other side of the 101. You will find Three Brothers where you may be the only English speaking customer. Try the Sopes! The shells are crispy and the filling delicious. One thing you...More

Thank Leigh M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This was our go to place for a quick lunch in East palo alto. We tried tacos, burritos, quesadillas and the enchiladas. All were delicious! Highly recommonded.

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Very good food, very authentic taste. Tacos are to die for. Also recommend the brown burrito. Great for quick cheap and good food!

Thank Santiago s
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

There's another restaurant with the same name about a mile away but don't be confused - this one on University is incredible. This is some of the best Mexican food I've found across the country and by far the best food in Palo Alto. I've...More

Thank JJ G
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Come here if you're hungry!! I found this yummy restaurant while going through East Palo Alto, and am happy that I did! Really great staff, and pleantiful, tasty food!

Thank AprilTravelerUSA
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Cantaloupe and pineapple drinks were delightful tasting! Fresh salsa was delicious, ate in outdoor eating area and we all enjoyed our lunch. Definitely return

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The best taco place I know of on the peninsula!! They even have good food truck now and I recommend this business highly to anyone that wants a good meal without breaking the bank especially their large burrito's!!!!

Reviewed 29 September 2014

Since I was in the area on a Saturday morning, my group of 20 decided to check out 3 Bros. for lunch as we heard there would be sufficient seating. At $6.75, I thought the taco plate (lengua, carne asada, pastor, rice and beans) was...More

Thank da_cookinCA
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Taqueria East Palo Bright and clean ambience Local clientele Great tacos #9 (?) three tacos with meat of your choice (chicken, beef, pastor, carnitas, lengua) with rice and beans A zillion types of drinks available, from aguas frescas to Yoli sodas Friendly staff Salsa bar...More

Thank Rosquete
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US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2220 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303-1716
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  East Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-324-8801
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