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Baklava

445 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
650-323-6543
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Ranked #226 of 314 restaurants in Palo Alto
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Turkish
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: University
Description: A Mediterranean restaurant located in the heart of Downtown Palo Alto.
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Menlo Park, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

this place never got traction, although I thought it was decent. There is the parent branch in Mountain View (one town south) still doing well if the kind of food here sounds good. Rents are very high in PA and turnover is crazy. It's been replaced by a Burmese place called Rangoon Ruby that is very popular and has tiki... More

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Menlo Park, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

This place was actually reasonable, and a branch of Baklava in Mountain View. However, they didn't make a go at this somewhat cursed spot, and the place is now Rangoon Ruby's.

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California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

I had a discount coupon for lunch at Baklava and was glad that I tried it out! The chicken shish kebab plate was excellent! Upon being seated, I received a basket of fresh pita quarters with a red sauce. Delicious. The chicken shish kebab was already taken off the skewer and had the freshest vegetables! There was barbequed onion, red... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Small turkish restaurant in downtown Palo Alto. The falafel was okay, but the eggplant stuffed with rice was AMAZING, do not exactly remember the turkish name of the dish though.Did not get a chance to try their specialty the baklava dessert, but i am sure that tastes fantastic. We did bring the kids along, but do not recommend you do... More

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Redwood City
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Parking: Not convenient, but you expect this off of University Ave in Palo Alto. Street Parking. Decor: Nice, upscale Service: Handsome Staff! Great service. Very poilte. Food: Do not get anything stuffed with rice. It will be disappointing. but everything else was quite excellent. They have an excellent selection of menu items, that you would be able to order in... More

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San Jose
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

When my business associate suggested to meet for early dinner in Palo Alto after he completed his business meeting nearby. I asked what type of restaurant he wanted and based on that suggested to him to look at Baklava web site to check the menu. My business partner noted that they open for dinner after 4 PM and we came... More

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