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Madera

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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (HWY 280)
(650) 561-1540
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Shanghai
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good dinner, good service in the restaurant. service was quick. The menu could be a little bit bigger though...

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Thank Bryan C
San Jose, California, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu has changed,and the restaurant does not serve burgers anymore. The bar does,but not the restaurant. The lack of truffle fries is why I am downgrading my review. The staff was ok,but I had my mouth watering for a burger,and was denied. The view is very nice,good locale. I would go back to eat at the bar next time,to... More 

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Thank USAF9599
san francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Our expectations were high for Madera. We went there for lunch. The restaurant is pretty with a lot of business lunches going on. Service was great and we never felt rushed. I had the chicken. It was ok. The white and dark meat were put together in a roll shape. I do not like dark meat, but the server said... More 

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Thank SanFranciscoMom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited yesterday as a party of 9, normally restaurants will freak out when they hear "party of 9" but the hostess was very accomodating and offerd a table for 5 and a table for 4. The entire space feels very open and the kitchen is completely exposed. You can hear and smell everythi g they are makong. We had... More 

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Thank Javier F
Stowe, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We celebrated the Stanford graduation with a fine dinner at the Madera, a beautiful restaurant in the Rosewood. The view from the patio where was just amazing. The restaurant is beautiful and the food is very unique. I had the lamb and my friends had rib eyes and halibut. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their dinner and a delicious glass of Pinot... More 

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Thank JillCull
Woodside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Rosewood hotel in Menlo Park is really a special and lovely place and the madera restaurant is terrific for breakfast and lunch, especially on the deck during a warm Spring or summer day.

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Thank Kyung Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We were 5 seated. 3 of us ordered Sole, 1 had Cod and another had steak. The sole was very salty a lady friend asked that hers be replaced but was never they did not. Steak and Cod was perfect. Had a better experience during lunch thats why we went back for dinner. I actually like the ambiance of the... More 

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Thank Ricky V
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Private room dining with an excellent choice of beverages. The food was divine. Three choices per course were offered and certainly did not disappoint. Loved 'the twist' on menu choices which made the courses exciting and certainly not average. Extremely knowledgeable and experienced staff tended to our every need. Fantastic food, service and ambience. Will be back again!

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Thank Gwabht
Palo Alto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

My husband and I had Valentine's Brunch at Madera. The atmosphere next to the fireplace was romantic and the service was attentive. However, the experience left much to be desired because the crab benedict and the smoked salmon benedicts were not fresh. The bottle of champagne needed more chilling and there was not an enticing dessert for this special day.... More 

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Thank Mary Ellen W
Summit, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

This was a really nice spot with a nice airy feel and very nice views. The tables were well spaced and the food was quite good. The service was a bit slow as a breakfast rush overwhelmed the wait staff.. This seemed more of a management issue that a problem with the servers themselves. They kept a brave face.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (HWY 280)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: (650) 561-1540
Description
Madera Restaurant Honored with One Star by Michelin and Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence 2012. A comfortably elegant ambiance, picturesque views and outdoor terraces welcome guests and Silicon Valley locals to Madera. Featuring an open artisan wood-burning kitchen and extensive wine list, Madera serves rustic American cuisine that celebrates the culinary traditions of the Bay Area In addition to indoor and outdoor dining, Madera offers two private dining rooms with private terraces and cozy fireplaces. The Lemon Room seats up to 10 guests, and the Orange Room up to 14 guests. This Menlo Park restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and for Sunday brunch as well.

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