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INDO Restaurant & Lounge

3295 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
6504947168
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Ranked #13 of 314 restaurants in Palo Alto
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Lambert
Transit: Caltrain, VTA.
Description: INDO Restaurant & Lounge is conveniently located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Our culinary vision is of two goals to introduce authentic Indonesian dishes lead by Indonesian native Chef DeCuisine Deanna and offer interpretations of California/French cooking methods via a collaboration between Executive Chef Tommy & Chef Deanna. Our lounge offers craft cocktails made with fresh juices and premium spirits while also showcasing a unique international wine list.
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Menlo Park, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great flavors, varied menu. Very well cooked food and well presented. Service friendly and efficient. Lively atmosphere, indoor or outdoor seating. Don't be put off that El Camino Real entrance is shabby and worn. Once inside Indo makes up for this with it's vibrancy of food and spirit. This was our first visit, and we will definitely return again. We... More

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Cologne, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Very good Indan food, spicy, diverse dishes from vegetarian, to pork/beef/fish/chicken: well prepared and decorated, good menu, friendly service

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torrance,ca
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to INDO and won't be our last-awesome cocktails and appetizer sampler. Also had the lamb korma, duck kapitan and coconut fried rice......all excellent and so well seasoned and the service was polite and prompt. The only down side were so many people enjoying themselves and talking quite loudly- we just stopped talking and ate non stop! LOL

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Our son took us to INDO on El Camino, not far from the center of Palo Alto, on a Sunday night. We took advantage of the 1/2 off special of any wine purchase and had a very good Pinot for only $24. The Asian inspired food was uniformly excellent with lots of choices. Service was very helpful and prompt. We... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

It's low profile on the main drag of El Camino Real is deceiving. Beautiful exotic interior is such a nice surprise. This restaurant must have same chef as it's previous mgmt Straits! Excellent service and a great mixed Asian fusion menu. Their roti prata w/ a fabulous curry sauce and rice dish with shrimp never ceases to please! A hip... More

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El Segundo
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The title of this review says it all. I eat here a lot because it`s trendy without being uncomfortable. Everyone is so friendly from the servers to the bartenders. The food is obviously Thai/Asian, but there is something for everyone. Don`t miss Happy Hour. Good prices on appetizers and $5.00 cocktails. My favorite entree is the Salmon.

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Boston, MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The food was very good however the service was a bit slow to start. Once we finally got someone over, the meal went smoothly. Everything was fresh and well prepared. I would definitely return.

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Cupertino, California, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had the murtabak and the nasi goreng. Both were excellent and well spiced. The murtabak is a bot different from what I've heard of with it looking a bit like samosa but it was delicious nonetheless with the sauce.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013 via mobile

I've had the pleasure of going to INDO a few times, and always found the food delicious, normally having a Thai green curry or lamb Korma (both excellent). The reason I am writing this review is that this time I chose a steak. I wouldn't normally decide to have steak at a Restaurant that specialises in eastern cuisine, but I... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Indo, despite its name, is nowhere near authentic Indo food. Instead, it is a fusion of chinese food with some indonesian spice influence, but catered to a western palate. Satay - This was free with Yelp check-in. Yay!!! This satay was pretty good, not too dry and the meat was soft. Definitely recommended. Roti prata - A tad too oily... More

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