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430 Kipling St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 328-6722
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Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: between University and Lytton Ave.

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Washington, DC
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348 reviews 348 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Nice looking Mediterranian style place with an interesting menu of pizza/pasta, small plates, and regular entrees. Food looked good, but it didn't live up to its looks or surroundings. Nothing terrible, mind you. It just didn't have the edge that deserved another star. I sampled quite a bit of the menu, as we had a big group, and everything was... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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190 reviews 190 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I went to Zibibbo for lunch with a large group of coworkers, and was impressed by the high quality of service. We were well taken care of, and the food was delicious. I highly recommend sharing some of the delicious appetizers. I had the duck confit salad, which was excellent and perfectly sized for a lunch entree.

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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We were there with a group of 10 or so on a Wednesday night. It was fairly empty, and it's a surprisingly large place for such an unassuming frontage, so we had plenty of space and good service. The food was typical californian cuisine with a decent wine and beer menu. They had a spit roast going and I think... More 

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Charlottesville VA USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Especially if you want a nice meal at a table with good elbow room and enough spacing for quiet conversation, consider this as your first choice. For me, it's right up there with Il Fornaio. The entire menu is well thought out. I had the brined double pork chop which was superb. My companions had various fish dishes that they... More 

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San Jose, California
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207 reviews 207 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Haven't been to Zibibbo in two years and just made two visits in the last 10 days. Love the food and the format. Dishes are "mediterranean" themed for the most part and served family style. It's great for families (we went with two) and informal business dinners. Our last visit was just two couples. The service shone brightly when one... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Had a group (30 ppl) dinner that was very successful with wonderful food and service. The Spinach salad was super yummy and the main courses were delicious as well.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Just off of University Avenue and nestled between two side streets, Zibibbo provides a sanctuary from the nearby hustle bustle. The food is good to excellent, the service is average and the location is excellent.

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San Jose, California, United States
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

When Zibbibo opened years ago, we went there at least once every two weeks. Then the quality of the service began declining and the food isn't what it was originally. Which is sad.

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Morgan Hill, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Service, food and ambiance were excellent. Advised wait staff of our concert date and all was served timely and tasty. Previous reviews complemented to quiet, which was absolutely wonderful. A large group yakked away in a closed room, glassed in, but quiet. Distinctive pizzas, excellent appetizers, worth going out of your way.

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San Diego
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Visiting friends in Palo Alto, we are finding most places are noisy and over-priced. Zibibbo for lunch today was neither. It was, in fact, surprisingly empty considering (a) good air conditioning on a hot day (b) very tasty tapas I'd rate as average in Barcelona and very good for here (c) not cheap, but a good value. Pizza with pear... More 

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Additional Information about Zibibbo

Address: 430 Kipling St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone Number: (650) 328-6722
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

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