Meissner Automotive

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811 East Charleston Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303 USA
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8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
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(650) 397-9106
19 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Kurt Meissner, Owner
  • Established 1962
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 63 Years of Car Repair Experience
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Meissner Automotive is a family owned shop that was established way back in 1962 and has been proudly serving Palo Alto and the surrounding area ever since. This RepairPal Certified shop features a very experienced and well-trained team who are equipped with the state of the art tools and diagnostic equipment necessary for today's modern vehicles. Repairs performed here can range from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer diagnosis and repairs, to hybrid repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. All this work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers revealed a group who describe the team here as: “helpful”, “friendly”, “knowledgeable”, “honest”, and "professional". A local shuttle service, rental cars, early bird drop-off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are also available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Kurt Meissner, Owner
  • Established 1962
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 63 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Transmission Repair


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Wireless Internet

Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Kia
  • Lexus
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen

Overall Rating

19 Verified Reviews
by - Verified Customer July 31, 2016

During simple regular maintenance, they found that there was a nail in one of my tires, saving me from a lot of grief as I was embarking on a 500 mile trip. Great job as always.

by - Verified Customer July 31, 2016

Good, prompt service.

by - Verified Customer July 24, 2016

Routine service performed appropriately.

by July 17, 2016

The service is great.

by - Verified Customer July 17, 2016

They are good.

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by - Verified Customer July 17, 2016

Good service, they explained everything well. Would have liked a more precise time for when my car was done but overall very satisfied and would recommend to friends.

by - Verified Customer July 10, 2016

These guys are honest and timely while providing high-quality service. That's what I want in a mechanic.

by July 04, 2016

Winston was extremely helpful in our decision to buy a new Camry this past weekend.

by - Verified Customer June 26, 2016

Always a good experience and car ready when promised.

by June 26, 2016

110% Customer service.

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by June 24, 2016

I was provided an estimate for work that was double what another garage charged.

by - Verified Customer June 12, 2016

Routine service, seemed fine, no problems.

by - Verified Customer June 05, 2016

Meissner took care of my car for 4 years. I trusted them to do what needed to be done and not push me into extra service that the car didn't need.

by - Verified Customer June 02, 2016

Easy, efficient, and friendly.

by - Verified Customer April 24, 2016

Meissner's has the best automotive mechanics I've ever dealt with.

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by - Verified Customer March 31, 2016

Super friendly and knowledgeable.

by - Verified Customer February 21, 2016

They are honest and professional.

by February 07, 2016

They are excellent.

by - Verified Customer January 24, 2016

They were very friendly and efficient.

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