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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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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 17 March 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 16 March 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 12 March 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 11 March 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!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Oren's has been the bright spot in my work travel. I spend waaaay to much time here for work, but on the days I can grab a quick lunch from Oren's, I'm a happy camper. I've dined in, but more often, I order take out....More

Thank KristiMD
Reviewed 21 February 2018

One of my favorite restaurants in town. I like coming here every time in Palo Alto. With many options (Hummus, chicken skewers, salads) I always find myself having a good meal. Restaurant is a bit crowded, but is still enjoyable. They also do takeaways with...More

Thank dangu
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by with a friend on a whim on a Thursday night, the place was packed! Per the suggestion of the server, the portions are big so we limited on what we ordered. I had the sampler while my companion had traditional Shakshuka with turkey...More

Thank babyoscar530
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

After a few days on Campus I wanted a change and found this great neighborhood restaurant with all types of middle eastern food. You can not go wrong with the freshly made hummus. All the grilled stuff and kebabs where also out standing.

Thank carlosdieppa
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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
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
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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