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Cafe Borrone

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1010 El Camino Real, Ste 110, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4345
650-327-2556
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Late Night

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A great Meeting Place

Lovely spot to sit outside or inside. I like to meet friends here any time of day. I think the lunches are a bit pricey compared to other local venues, but the outdoor seating can't be beat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
sacooper27
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Menlo Park, California
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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English first
Menlo Park, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely spot to sit outside or inside. I like to meet friends here any time of day. I think the lunches are a bit pricey compared to other local venues, but the outdoor seating can't be beat.

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East Hampton
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97 reviews 97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A must visit of Menlo Park. This casual spot has fantastic, creative, healthy (lots of veggie ingredient) dishes with great flavor. The coffee is great and the breakfasts are really special. Try the eggs with feta & spinach or waffles with a side of applewood sausages, and you won't be disappointed! Lunch is good as well, but the gold is... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Not many places worth going to in Menlo Park but Cafe Borrone is consistently good for breakfast and lunch. It's a casual, family friendly, upscale coffee house.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Enjoyed lunch here while visiting family. Very nice atmosphere and presentation of selections. Extensive menu and impressive desserts. Food was fresh and generous portion. A step above Panara or similar chain cafés.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We go to Borrone every other week, or at least once a month. We love the indoor and outdoor seating even though it does get super crowded. I love their food... But I must say that the best options are really the breakfast items (the number one eggs are to die for, the fresh squeezed Orange juice is the best... More 

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Redwood City, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Love coming here for breakfast. Food is great and the expansive patio is a must for eating outside and people watching. Baked goods are so fresh. I recommend the berry streusel muffins. Egg scrambles are also great. Have never had a bad meal here.

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Menlo Park, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a wonderful restaurant or upscale coffee house located in the heart of Menlo Park, California. I serves interesting dishes that make one keep coming back for more. It at the end of Santa Cruz Avenue located next to a wonderful book store. The food is healthy and good, with excellent proportions.

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Menlo Park, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I love this place. It loses a star overall because it can get crowded, especially if it's too cold to sit outside. On the plus side, the wait staff are uniformly helpful, cheerful and efficient and the pastries are wonderful. And lots of different coffees

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Boston, Massachusetts
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380 reviews 380 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

During my visit to Menlo Park I stopped in here for one lunch and one brunch. Both were excellent. Try the French toast or any of the panini

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Center
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336 reviews 336 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I was introduced to this very fine place by a friend, who recommended it as it gives a precious opportunity to hide in a little crowd of residents in Menlo Park. I didn't see Joan Baez, I didn't shake hands with any Apple guru, but the place looked filled with happy people of all kinds. The caffè macchiato was all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1010 El Camino Real, Ste 110, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4345
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: 650-327-2556

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 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?