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Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar

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100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235 (Sand Hill Road)
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You will be serviced well without being overlooked. Very happy with the food quality and the service.

Thank KapaauSupplier
Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a long business lunch here. The waiter was very willing to explore off-menu items and combinations! Much appreciated. Large servings, so we landed up with too much food. We had garlic fries, kale salad, fish tacos and a burger. All good but not memorable!

Thank SKG109
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to meet a friend at a place where we could eat outside so I made a reservation here, Got seated at a table for four and 10 minutes later, was asked to move because they were sold out and needed the larger table for a bigger party. Turns out there was no larger party and the table was given... More 

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Sunnyvale, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You may love the bustling breakfasts at Brian's in Los Altos but when I want a quiet upscale place to take my out of town relatives, it is the Menlo Grill. The service is outstanding and the food well prepared and presented. The menu is straight forward rather than trendy. We have always eaten in the room to your left... More 

Thank Marsha S
Eureka, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I enjoy a really good meal in a fancy environment at the Menlo Grill. My kids love eating here and it's affordable formultiplekids.

Thank desijandrews
Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The best features of the Menlo Grill are that you can bring your own wine and there is NO FEE...and it has a great patio area that is very, very comfortable and the place to go in the summer. We had an excellent (although limited as to quantity) lamb rack and very good Scottish salmon. Highly recommended.

Thank Coastman3
Darien, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Too good of a restaurant not to eat in the hotel. Healthy yummy apps and entres and a beautiful ambiance to go with it.

Thank vwvasisht
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My wife and I were in town for a family gathering and we made reservations for Friday evening. We were seated immediately and greeted by our waiter very quickly. We placed drink orders right away, but did not receive them for about 15 minutes. But the wait was worth it, as the craft cocktails are amazing! Props to the young... More 

Thank Becky L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

As we were staying at the Stanford Park Hotel it was very convenient to dine"in-house" on the evening we arrived. Being a Friday night, with no reservation, we got a table outside in the lovely courtyard. It was a freak cold weekend in the Bay Area and without the stoves it would have been too cold, but we survived the... More 

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Very good food in a lovely venue. On the upper price scale . Nice wine choices. Could improve the service . We had a large party and it was handled slowly, but staff was nice. Would come here again.

Thank Kate M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
    (Sand Hill Road)
  • Public Transportation: Cal Train - Menlo Park.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: 650-330-2790
A classic American grill with a warm and inviting neighborhood feel. The relaxed setting offers casual, yet sophisticated, dining with a menu that highlights regional and seasonal ingredients. An extensive wine-by-the-glass and craft brew selection is also featured.Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?