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All 313 Palo Alto Restaurants

The Cheesecake Factory

375 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1717
650-473-9622
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Ranked #29 of 313 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Dessert
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Hayward, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Lot of quality food and great atmosphere, also price is right ,visited couple times and will return.

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Palo Alto, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I really like the Cheesecake Factory but seriously their food portions are too big for me. Maybe someone with a huge appetite will enjoy their portions but not me. Other than that, I have nothing else bad to say about this restaurant. They have great food, atmosphere, very cordial staff and reasonable prices.

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Lake Grove, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This one is located on University Drive and looks nice from the outside. The inside was not as clean and not as nicely decorated as some of the other CCFs I have been to. Food was also mediocre.

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Oslo, Norway
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Enjoyed tasty starters and delicious main courses that we (6) shared. Two cheesecake servings were more than enough for all of us, tasty! Why are water served in plastic glasses?

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Palo Alto, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Centrally located on University Avenue, in Palo Alto, CA, the Cheesecake Factory offers an expansive menu, a pleasant atmosphere, reasonable prices (especially at Happy Hour) and an attentive staff. Palo Alto residents and Stanford students are well represented in the regular diners at this busy eatery!!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Cannot go wrong if you like cheesecake. They have the most amazing variety, and would be super if they had a small tasting plate, so you could have a taste of them all....

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Cozumel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Took the kids there for dinner and decided to order dessert. When it arrived we were overwhelmed.It was delicious. Next time we'll make sure to split an order. The carrot cake was to die for. We'll be back!!

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Eating here on busy University Avenue is a bit embarrassing and like a guilty secret. As a non american I didn't realise how much of a chain this place was. This restaurant is HUGE, but we still had to wait for a table, the lady at the desk sort of disappeared and a group of new customers got sent to... More 

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New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Great food but the place is so noisy it makes having a conversation difficult. But if that doesn't bother you, come and enjoy their great food and of course....the cheesecake!!!

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Denver,PA 17517
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have dined many times at the Cheesecake Factory at King of Prussia, PA. My grandchildren and I so enjoy the experience there.I am a firm believer that meal quality varies greatly among restaurants of the same chain dependent on the staff and especially the kitchen staff. This CF is excellent. I especially enjoy the atmosphere of a collection of... More 

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Additional Information about The Cheesecake Factory

Address: 375 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1717
Phone Number: 650-473-9622
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Dessert

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