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675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301 (University Avenue)
Adjacent to Cal Train Palo Alto Station and the Marguerite Stanford Shuttle.
(650) 321-4422
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Description: Located on the second floor of the Westin Palo Alto Hotel, Restaurant...
Located on the second floor of the Westin Palo Alto Hotel, Restaurant Soleil welcomes you to enjoy fresh seafood, steak, salads & pastas. Our daily Breakfast Buffet & a la carte menu makes Restaurant Soleil the place to start your day for a quick meeting with colleagues or leisurely breakfast with family & friends. Our Sunday Brunch, Special Holiday Buffets and Prix Fixe menus have been drawing people from all over the Bay for more than 10 years. This best kept secret in Palo Alto has a charming, warm atmosphere, & serves up a new, innovative menu item daily. The added convenience of complimentary valet & self parking, makes Restaurant Soleil a must try.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great place to have brunch

The food selection was excellent as were the deserts. And it didn't hurt that the servers kept pouring more mimosas, either.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
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San Carlos, CA
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San Carlos, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The food selection was excellent as were the deserts. And it didn't hurt that the servers kept pouring more mimosas, either.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Was staying at the Westin for a business meeting and decided to try the house restaurant for lunch with a colleague. We arrived at 1pm and were told the restaurant was closing until dinner time. After carrying on for a while, they agreed to seat us. Menu was extensive but we chose some quick meals in order to get out.... More 

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Redwood City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

beautiful and peaceful room. Nice linens. Great service. Delicious food. I will be back soon. They make my eggs perfect.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The beet salad with mint. Amazing! Highly recommended as is the charcuterie. Be sure to visit when you stay here.

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Bay Area, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We made reservations for 5 pm on Thanksgiving Day, and we were on time. While we waited, we watched as wait staff scurried around, taking chairs from the lobby area. All the while, the line behind us kept getting longer. After a while, it was painfully obvious that Soleil had overbooked. Finally, at 5:20, we were taken to a tiny... More 

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258 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We were staying at the Westin and wanted to try the restaurant. We booked a table at Soleil but realized it was not necessary because there was only one other couple present. My husband ordered a burger and really enjoyed it...except for the fries. I ordered the salmon and it was not what I expected. It was a fried preparation... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

After a flight from Chicago to SFO and a cab ride to Palo Alto I stopped in here for a nightcap and snack. Staff were very friendly. I had the garlic fries for a nosh, which were excellent. During past stays at this hotel, I have had nice breakfasts here.

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Thank Orso52
austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This is a very good breakfast buffet. The selections were well presented and the atmosphere was nice. The hostess and waiter were very nice. There was a large selection of fruit, hot items, cereals and pastries. One thing that annoys me at buffets is seeing small fleas around the pastries. This buffet was clean and I did not see any... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Normally, I am not a breakfast person, coffee is it at home. Breakfasts, especially the buffet are fabulous. Omelets cooked to order, large selection of fruits, breads, rolls, hot items, endless supply of coffee and orange juice! Friendly staff. Can one ask for more? Not unless I can take it all home with me.

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Thank Pinky23_10
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Since its inside of the Sheraton, it is a very convenient place to grab some breakfast before you head out. The food comes out fairly quickly and is pretty yummy! My favorite was the NY Steak and the salmon bagel dish. They also serve Starbucks coffee, which is a nice plus.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (University Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Adjacent to Cal Train Palo Alto Station and the Marguerite Stanford Shuttle.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: (650) 321-4422

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic

Description

Located on the second floor of the Westin Palo Alto Hotel, Restaurant Soleil welcomes you to enjoy fresh seafood, steak, salads & pastas. Our daily Breakfast Buffet & a la carte menu makes Restaurant Soleil the place to start your day for a quick meeting with colleagues or leisurely breakfast with family & friends. Our Sunday Brunch, Special Holiday Buffets and Prix Fixe menus have been drawing people from all over the Bay for more than 10 years. This best kept secret in Palo Alto has a charming, warm atmosphere, & serves up a new, innovative menu item daily. The added convenience of complimentary valet & self parking, makes Restaurant Soleil a must try.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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