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Trellis Restaurant

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1077 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4305 (Santa Cruz Ave)
Menlo Park Train station 1 block away also public bus line.
650-326-9028
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Trellis with the truly unique upstairs patio, Trellis offers, "al fresco...
Trellis with the truly unique upstairs patio, Trellis offers, "al fresco dining" along with it many other charms. The new low carb seasonal menu, the vibrant specials and the daily homemade bread, soups and desserts are tantalizing. A warm-comfortable dining room and banquet-catering facilities with 2 full bars, insure that Trellis is the choice for any occasion. Banquet facilities are available for groups from 10 to 120 guests and the Chef will gladly consult on any special banquet catering needs.
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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Warm Welcoming Excellent Rosotto

The three of us stopped in for dinner on the Monday after Thanksgiving. The waiter asked if we wanted to sit in the front or in the back booths. We chose to sit in the front. We each ordered a different entree - risotto - ravioli- gnocchi. All were excellent as was the service by Jorge. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
PLan977
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Winter Garden, Florida
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Reservations
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Winter Garden, Florida
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The three of us stopped in for dinner on the Monday after Thanksgiving. The waiter asked if we wanted to sit in the front or in the back booths. We chose to sit in the front. We each ordered a different entree - risotto - ravioli- gnocchi. All were excellent as was the service by Jorge. We were served a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I think people forget about Trellis. The storefront on Menlo Park is not optimal and parking can be tough. But the food is excellent and the upstairs outdoor patio is lovely. We have tried a number of items on the menu and have never been disappointed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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377 reviews 377 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This restaurant is the favorite of a great friend of mine. I can see why and the reason for my return as well. Inspired: the owner keeps us coming back and those steaks! Service: good Atmosphere: simple and welcoming Return: Yes

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Calistoga
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Nothing really wrong here but the prices are 50% higher than Olive Garden with food quality and service only a bit better. The only bright spot is that it is never crowded which perhaps is the locals voting with the wallets about this place..

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

My mother's 80th birthday celebration was at Trellis. The room upstairs with bar and patio are great for large family gatherings like ours was. The food was fabulous. And the service was excellent with the owner very involved in making the event a success.

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California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The food was very good. We were with a large party that took up the whole back room. There is a back entrance where people can enter from the parking lot though the middle of the dinners. It was a bit distracting having the door open all the time and interfering with the waiters trying to serve. But the food... More 

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Los Altos, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This has been one of Mom's favorite restaurants for a couple of years, so when we were planning a 90th B'day celebration, we called Kurt the Owner/Mgr along with 2 other restaurants (for comparison). Trellis stepped up big time & it was an event that all 50 people enjoyed immensely---AND each & every one said they enjoyed the ambiance &... More 

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San Francisco, California, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The restaurant has a really nice patio setting, with grape vines overhanging and we can ask to taste the grapes when in season. The lunch offering has many choices, with a nice salad (my preference) or soup. I tried several lunch entrees. All are of high quality. It is slightly pricy but probably not out is line for the Menlo... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I had a special coupon for this restaurant which is the reason I gave it a try. There are many better on University ave. so I would recommend looking elsewhere. Pluses: It is close to Stanford University, about a mile north. Very easy to get a table, not many patrons at 6:00 PM. Minus: There was nothing special about the... More 

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Seattle
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Mediocre service and fine but not memorable food made our experience here tolerable but not something we are likely to repeat anytime soon. Running out of items on a not very busy Saturday night, messing up the order and slow, poor service made it an evening to forget. Our favorite memory of the night was when the waiter came by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1077 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4305
    (Santa Cruz Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Menlo Park Train station 1 block away also public bus line.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: 650-326-9028

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene

Description

Trellis with the truly unique upstairs patio, Trellis offers, "al fresco dining" along with it many other charms. The new low carb seasonal menu, the vibrant specials and the daily homemade bread, soups and desserts are tantalizing. A warm-comfortable dining room and banquet-catering facilities with 2 full bars, insure that Trellis is the choice for any occasion. Banquet facilities are available for groups from 10 to 120 guests and the Chef will gladly consult on any special banquet catering needs.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?