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751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
650.325.0604
Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • 11
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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 4
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great fish and chips

Lots of different varieties of fish and chips, including local fresh fish. Good steak fries too. Next door you can buy fresh fish too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
debbie t
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Menlo Park, California
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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Totally not what we were expecting. The fish was deep fried and very oily. Not a place I would return to.

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Menlo Park, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lots of different varieties of fish and chips, including local fresh fish. Good steak fries too. Next door you can buy fresh fish too.

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Menlo Park, California
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Well established seafood restaurant that my family has enjoyed for years. Combined with a good fish market.

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Fremont, California
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2,418 reviews 2,418 reviews
756 restaurant reviews
1,372 helpful votes 1,372 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Cook's Seafood is popular place to go for lunch. I like to go there and have their tuna fish sandwich. One orders at the counter and then they deliver to one's table. The fish in the fish market area of Cook's is excellent. I usually buy some if I stop here to enjoy for a meal which I will cook... More 

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Menlo Park, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food is good, but the Fish Market is the place to go if u want some fresh fish or crab. Good value and u don't hv to pay the high market prices. i picked up a couple of crabs....yummy

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

If fish and chips is what you're craving, then this is your place! The ambiance is kind of lacking in the restaurant, but the food makes up for it. The thick cut fries are amazing! The seafood counter has always been my go to when I lived in Menlo Park. They have a good selection and always give good recommendations... More 

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Sonoma, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Cook's is what can I say, my absolute favorite restaurant at 53 years of age! I can say that with confidence. Its not fancy, but its clean and a bit kitchey with the fish theme and all but I kinda like it! Ya have to like blue! Still, you don't go here for the ambience. You go for the best... More 

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Palo Alto, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Halibut slice was paper thin in thick batter. When I mentioned my shock, there was no offer to make it better. They said Salmon portion was the same. Do not bother to stop here. Too pricey, Tiny portions.

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Menlo Park, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Amazingly fresh and well cooked fish. Low key atmosphere, order at counter, and food is brought to your table. Love the thick tasty fries, and fish is always cooked to perfection. Great place for a casual quick neighborhood dinner - or lunch. There are good salads on the menu, if you want to watch your waistline or have a lighter... More 

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San Diego, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is my second time having dinner at Cook's Seafood My husband and I had a 2 piece fish and chip dinner with cold slaw. Our total was $21. You order at the counter and they bring it to you. The fish was perfectly cooked. The fries were the thick/steak fries. The cold slaw was excellent; not too mayonnaisey and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: 650.325.0604

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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