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All 314 Palo Alto Restaurants

The Cheesecake Factory

375 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1717
650-473-9622
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Ranked #42 of 314 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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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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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 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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Palo Alto, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

You can find the perfect texture and taste for the vegetarian burger in this neighbourhood. Moreover, strawberry lemonade is so fresh and delicious and refill! :)

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Redwood City, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Long wait for service, long wait for food, entrees arrived before the appetizer, for which we were still charged and I was up all night with an upset stomach, as was my husband. The food tasted good, but the upset stomach certainly not worth the time and money.

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Palo Alto, California, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This place does not fit in downtown Palo Alto. However, if you like large portions of mediocre food, this is the place for you!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Booked our table 7 days in advance, still had to wait 40 mins for table, not even an offer of a soda while we waited, not even an apology. Wait staff behaved as though they were doing us a favour by bothering to take our order. Had booked for our daughter's birthday, no attempt to make her feel special, very... More

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Palo Alto, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Can't beat the variety of food !! Very inexpensive choices also with a separate menue section. The pasta dishes are always a treat.

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Fairfield, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food, but unfriendly waiter turned experience sour. Fortunately, she was relieved by a much friendlier server. Great location! Close to Stanford and hotels.

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