Palata may refer to:
- Paratha, the Burmese name for the Indian flatbread
- Palata, Italy, Commune in Italy.
- Palata, Nepal, Rural municipality in Nepal.
- Palata (river) in Belarus and Russia
- Palata Sakan, a village in western Burma
- Astride Palata (born 1982), a Congolese handball player
- Barbodes palata, a genus of cyprinid fish endemic to the Philippines