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General Info
For nearly a century, the Ellison family has been serving the automotive needs of the mid-peninsula community. In 1929, Ellisons opened the first body shop in downtown Palo Alto. Today, were an award winning, stand-alone towing company with a fleet of 28 towing, recovery and service vehicles that are meticulously maintained for safety and reliability. We provide 24-Hour Roadside assistance to AAA members and non-members, Mobile Battery Service and 24-Hour Private Property towing (within 10 miles of our office) in Palo Alto, Stanford, Los Altos, Mountain View, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Sunnyvale, Redwood City, Santa Clara, San Jose, San Francisco, San Carlos, San Mateo and beyond.
BBB Rating
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Regular Hours
Mon - Sun:
Extra Phones

Phone: (650) 321-8080

Fax: (650) 934-0840

  • Jump Starts
  • Shuttle Service
  • Local Transport
  • 24 Hour Towing
  • Flat Bed Truck Service
  • Car Lockout Service
  • Auto Battery Installment and Sales
  • Light Duty Towing
  • Insurance Towing
  • Motorcycle Recovery
  • Lockout Services
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Long Distance Towing
  • Flatbed Towing
  • Single Unit Moves
  • Battery Charging
  • Four Wheel Drive Vehicle Recovery
  • Mobile Auto Locksmiths
  • Economy Cars
  • Sports Utility Vehicles
  • Impounded Vehicles
  • Trucks
Car Batteries
Payment method
debit, master card, visa

Fast, affordable towing and roadside assistance.

Monta Loma-Farley-Rock
English, Spanish




AAA Gold Award – Service Provider of Excellence (2004 and 2009)AAA Silver Award – Service Provider of Excellence (2006)AAA Bronze Award – Service Provider of Excellence (2005)California Tow Truck Association (CTTA) Lifetime Achievement AwardGolden Heart Award for Community ServiceTow Times Magazine’s Tow Woman of the MonthRated #1 with AAA Region 4 with ERS, Driver Satisfaction, Response Time, Battery Sales, and On You GoDiamond Certified Rating – Since 2006

Locks & Locksmiths, Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Auctions, Automobile Transporters, Automotive Roadside Service, Towing
Other Information

Specialties: Trucks, Auto Battery Installation and Sales


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Wonderful service. The driver ...

Wonderful service. The driver was outstanding and the truck was very clean and in great shape. Would recommend their service to anyone.