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Applewood Pizza

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1001 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4305
650-324-3486
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Building Looks Beat Up ---- Pizza Made Up for the Old Decor

Met with some friends after a workday and they told me this is one of the "old time" local pizza hangouts. Food and pizza was good in a relaxing environment. Finishes look a little dated, but maybe that is intentional to retain the old style look and feel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Travelbum2005
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Fort Worth
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Fort Worth
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135 reviews 135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Met with some friends after a workday and they told me this is one of the "old time" local pizza hangouts. Food and pizza was good in a relaxing environment. Finishes look a little dated, but maybe that is intentional to retain the old style look and feel.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Got takeout from the counter in the restaurant. Server gave us water and let us sit at a vacant table while we waited. Pizza was of a high standard and hot when we got it home to eat.

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East Hampton
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96 reviews 96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This pizza, better than Dominos class, is borderline stinko - perhaps decent for California standards, particularly suburbia, but relative to true New York style pie, a joke. There are a few spots in SF where you can still find a decent slice, but unfortunately, not on the Peninsula (that I've found), including next door in Palo Alto. All the same... More 

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Menlo Park
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We have been coming to Applewood for years. We have tried other local options like Amici's and Patxi's, but we always return to Applewood because it is our favorite. We have eaten at the restaurant, very low key, casual (a bit outdated decor) and we have taken it to go as well (from Applewood 2-go across the street). We have... More 

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California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I used to go to Applewood exclusively for pizza for several years, then I discovered Paxti's and Amici's and the romance was over. I hadn't been back to Applewood in almost 2 years. I stopped in one night for dinner with my family and realized again why I used to be a regular. The pizza is delicious. The Milano and... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great pizza, delicious toppings. I usually prefer thin crust, however, Applewood turns out a great pizza! What a nice surprise. Bonus, it travels well (unlike some local, pricey competitors) for home consumption.

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Menlo Park, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

For upscale seating and wine, we go to Amici's, for better pizza we go to Round Table. I especially like their Vegetarian Gourmet. On Tuesday's they offer 30% off. There was a large family gathering of at least 14 there who obviously make it a regular thing. They weren't eating the VegGourmet.

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san francisco
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Always a treat to go there with my kids. Try the langos -- a Hungarian specialty - fried dough with garlic and salt.. The pizza is great -- possibly because the dough mixture used might have something in common with the langos. Also a great selection of beers. Decor needs some modernization - old style dark wood, plastic plants but... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Very good pIzza with many fans. Friendly service, one TV for sports fans. Café type setting. Good beer selection, also salads.

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Calistoga
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The pizza ranges from very good to excellent but service is sloppy, impersonal and often downright rude. We only use it for take-out.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1001 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: 650-324-3486

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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