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Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar

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100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (Sand Hill Road)
Cal Train - Menlo Park.
650-330-2790
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic
Description: A classic American grill with a warm and inviting neighborhood feel. The...
A classic American grill with a warm and inviting neighborhood feel. The relaxed setting offers casual, yet sophisticated, dining with a menu that highlights regional and seasonal ingredients. An extensive wine-by-the-glass and craft brew selection is also featured.Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks.
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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent breakfast, not necessarily worth the price.

Came for breakfast, companion and I had the primavera frittata and denver omelette. Total came out to about $30; each dish came with four pieces of toast and hash browns. Honestly the sourdough toast was my favorite part (especially with the complimentary jams/marmalades which were delicious!), the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Chenyun Y
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Bay Area, California
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am as pleasantly surprised as some of the other reviewers here--we were astounded by the ambitious menu but were even happier with the care and attention given to the food. I had a simple but exquisitely French presentation of roasted chicken, reminiscent of something you would get at a neighborhood bistro in Paris - but with much larger portions.... More 

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Thank sunshine_susan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for breakfast, companion and I had the primavera frittata and denver omelette. Total came out to about $30; each dish came with four pieces of toast and hash browns. Honestly the sourdough toast was my favorite part (especially with the complimentary jams/marmalades which were delicious!), the omelette was very fluffy, but fell short on flavor, despite the abundance of... More 

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Thank Chenyun Y
New York City, New York
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246 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch on a Monday. Very quiet, and maybe half the tables full. Very good service (maybe overstaffed for the clientelle on Monday). We were discussing business, so the quiet was great, with no pressure to order or turn the table and relaxed ambiance. We had two Cobb Salads and a Rueben Sandwich. The CObb Salads were great (one... More 

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Thank Douglas T
Beverly Hills
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Hotel restaurants are not usually known for good food, but the Menlo Grill in the Stanford Park Hotel is an exception.

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Thank Doudin-Bouffant
Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This is a little secret place for a wonderful meal at breakfast, lunch or dinner. The service is excellent and the food is delicious. The chef keeps the menu varied and seasonal.

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Thank HBinHB2016
Lost River, WV
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I met friends for a 22 year reunion on Sunday for Brunch. It is located in a wonderful hotel/B & B with a gorgeous lobby decorated with a 20 foot Christmas tree. The menu was ample and had wonderful things like dessert donuts, cheese tray and french toast. We ordered the endless mimosas and loved our meal and atmosphere. parking... More 

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Thank Brian S
Santa Ana, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We have been to the Menlo Grill for brunch, and dinner. Relaxing and enjoyable with many fresh food options... My favorite is the Mac & Cheese with Bacon! Salad is also very good... Good beer, wine and cocktails too... Cheers

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Thank Ulta2d
Washington, DC
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Stopped in for a late night snack. The Burgers were splendid as was the Moscow Mule! Conveniently located in the lobby of the Stanford Park Hotel the service was professional and attentive.

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Thank SleeplessInDC
Austin, Texas
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371 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I recently had a business lunch at the Menlo Grill (inside the Stanford Park Hotel) and it was excellent. The decor is old world classic and very comfortable. The place is quiet and you can carry on a good meal conversation. The prices were very reasonable for the quality. Even the ice tea was a treat as it was served... More 

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Thank rustycat83
Palo Alto, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We had breakfast at the Menlo Grill when we stayed at the Stanford Park Hotel. The menu had a wide variety of choices and the service was very good. The servings were generous and my huevos rancheros were very good. My husband had an omelet which was good but a little dry. They make their own delicious pastries and breads... More 

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Thank Mary N

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (Sand Hill Road)
  • Public Transportation: Cal Train - Menlo Park.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: 650-330-2790

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic

Description

A classic American grill with a warm and inviting neighborhood feel. The relaxed setting offers casual, yet sophisticated, dining with a menu that highlights regional and seasonal ingredients. An extensive wine-by-the-glass and craft brew selection is also featured.Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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